• Labor secretary nominee faces Senate hearing, for 4th time

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and a leading Republican are highlighting a key fact about labor secretary nominee Alexander Acosta: He has been confirmed three times by the Senate.

  • NBA joins NFL in warning Texas over proposed ‘bathroom bill’

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The NBA is warning Texas over a proposed “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people that is similar to a North Carolina law that prompted the league to move the All-Star Game out of that state.

  • Samson says multiple groups interested in Marlins

    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Multiple groups are interested in purchasing the Miami Marlins, according to team president David Samson, who confirmed owner Jeffrey Loria is being considered for nomination as U.S. ambassador to France.

  • AP Exclusive: If California dam failed, people likely stuck

    Communities just downstream of California’s Lake Oroville dam would not receive adequate warning or time for evacuations if the 770-foot-tall dam itself — rather than its spillways — were to abruptly fail, the state water agency that operates the nation’s tallest dam repeatedly advised federal regulators a half-decade ago.

  • New supercomputer aids climate research in top coal state

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A new supercomputer in the top coal-mining state has begun critical climate-change research with support from even some global warming doubters, but scientists worry President Donald Trump could cut funding for such programs.

  • The Latest: New Mexico governor has not seen Trump draft

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on New Mexico’s reaction to Trump’s immigration National Guard proposal (all times local):

  • New Mexico’s Bishops: Trump immigrant draft an act of ‘war’

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s two U.S. senators are seeking a meeting with federal immigration officials in hopes of clarifying whether any changes have been made in response to President Donald Trump’s immigration executive orders.

  • Chris Christie calls Phillies fans ‘angry, bitter’

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s mayor is coming to the city’s defense against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

  • Trump weighs mobilizing Nat Guard for immigration roundups

    The Trump administration considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press.

  • Navajo justice to file lawsuit challenging meeting payments

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — A Navajo Nation Supreme Court justice is planning to file a lawsuit challenging the legality of payments Navajo Council members receive for meetings.