• Today in History

    Today in History

  • Young immigrants shout down Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the U.S. House, was shouted down Monday by young immigrants at an event in her hometown of San Francisco to drum up support for legislation that would grant immigrants like them legal status.

  • Floods, fires, other disasters add stress to state budgets

    ATLANTA (AP) — A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding.

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  • APNewsBreak: US nixes proposal to let Turkey guards buy guns

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration has withdrawn a proposal to let Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security guards buy $1.2 million in U.S.-made weapons, a congressional official said Monday, following violence against protesters during Erdogan’s visit to Washington this spring.

  • No boundary changes for New Mexico’s 2 national monuments

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The boundaries of two national monuments in New Mexico that were part of an expansive federal review would remain unchanged under recommendations made by U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, providing some relief to the groups that had come out in support of the designations.

  • Governments turn tables by suing public records requesters

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Oregon parent wanted details about school employees getting paid to stay home. A retired educator sought data about student performance in Louisiana. And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual misconduct.

  • New Illinois law lifts restrictions on crossbow hunting

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A new state law means that hunters in Illinois can use crossbows during archery hunting seasons.

  • Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospital

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — At Connecticut’s only maximum-security psychiatric hospital, staff members put a diaper on a patient’s head, threw food at him, poured water over him, put salt in his coffee, kicked him and placed a mop on his head after cleaning a floor, according to a state report.

  • Transcript of AP interview with Iraqi PM

    BAGHDAD (AP) — A transcript of an interview Saturday with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi by The Associated Press.

  • Menendez fights charges in court, courts public outside

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez is keeping busy, and it has nothing to do with his federal corruption trial.