Political

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The widow of former U.S. Vice President and New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller has died. Margaretta "Happy" Rockefeller was 88. A Rockefeller family spokesman says she died peacefully in her sleep Tuesday at her home in Tarrytown, New York. She had suffered...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee has voted to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. The House Agriculture Committee voted 38-6 to repeal a "country-of-origin" labeling law for meat on Wednesday — just two days...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Drug Enforcement Administration is wrapping up a multistate crackdown on prescription drug abuse with raids at pain clinics, pharmacies and other locations in the South, The Associated Press has learned. The early-morning raids in Arkansas, Alabama,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The prevailing images of protests in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, over police killings of black men were of police in riot gear, handcuffed protesters, tear gas and mass arrests. The main images of a fatal gun battle between armed bikers and police in Waco...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An official familiar with a House committee's investigation of the Benghazi, Libya attack says the panel has subpoenaed a longtime Hillary Rodham Clinton confidant. This official tells The Associated Press the subpoena was issued to Sidney Blumenthal. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi delivered the signature achievement of President Barack Obama's first term: his health care bill. Now Obama's top second-term goal, a major trade deal, hangs in the balance on Capitol Hill and Pelosi is again on the spot. But this...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee is moving swiftly to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. The House Agriculture Committee will consider a bill to repeal a "country of origin" labeling law for meat on Wednesday —...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's volatile Republican primary for governor ended in a virtual tie Tuesday night as only a handful of votes separated Matt Bevin and James Comer. Republicans Hal Heiner and Will T. Scott conceded early, and it appeared Bevin was headed to an...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican primary for governor is too close to call. Candidates Matt Bevin, James Comer, Hal Heiner and Will T. Scott waged a furious campaign in an unusually crowded field for a Republican primary in a state that has long been dominated by...
PARIS (AP) — When Frances Tiafoe steps on Court 5 at the French Open for his Grand Slam main-draw debut Monday, he...
PARIS (AP) — When Frances Tiafoe steps on Court 5 at the French Open for his Grand Slam main-draw debut Monday, he...
MONTICELLO, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana man wanted on warrants from two states has been captured after a...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya insisted he had the best car in the Team Penske stable — even to his three...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya insisted he had the best car in the Team Penske stable — even to his three...
NEOSHO, Mo. (AP) — A judge in southwest Missouri has approved a settlement in a fatal crash involving a Newton...