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May 14, 2018 - 2:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation, striking down a federal law that barred betting on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states. The justices voted 6-3 to strike down the Professional and...
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May 10, 2018 - 5:50 am
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) — In an early morning arrival ceremony, President Donald Trump welcomed home three Americans freed by North Korea and declared their release a sign of promise toward his goal of de-nuclearizing the Korean Peninsula. Speaking early Thursday on an air base tarmac with the...
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May 04, 2018 - 7:43 am
Trump addresses NRA after flirting with Parkland controls Popular President back for second year at conference WASHINGTON (AP) — Back for a return engagement, President Donald Trump's address to the National Rifle Association on Friday comes after he temporarily strayed from the group's strong...
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April 26, 2018 - 2:42 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as America's Dad. Cosby, 80...
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April 26, 2018 - 8:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House doctor Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson is withdrawing from consideration as Veterans Affairs secretary. Jackson says "false allegations" against him have become a distraction. The White House sent out a statement from Jackson Thursday morning. He says he "did not expect to...
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April 26, 2018 - 6:57 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Joseph DeAngelo's six-year career as a cop came swiftly to an end after being busted for shoplifting a can of dog repellant and a hammer from a Pay N' Save store in a Sacramento suburb in 1979. Authorities are now wondering if the items he snatched were intended as tools...
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April 25, 2018 - 7:49 am
DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas police officer died Wednesday after a shooting that wounded another officer and an employee at a home improvement store, the city's mayor said. Mayor Mike Rawlings was presiding over a city council meeting when he announced the death of Rogelio Santander, a member of the...
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April 23, 2018 - 9:20 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said Monday. Jim McGrath said on Twitter that the 93-year-old Bush is "responding to treatments and appears to be recovering." He...
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April 23, 2018 - 7:49 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant says his was a "selfish" act of self-preservation and he doesn't consider himself a hero. Never mind that he is being credited with saving several other lives. "When I grabbed the barrel of the...
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April 17, 2018 - 9:46 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Family, friends and community leaders are mourning the death of a bank executive on a Southwest Airlines jet that blew an engine as she was flying home from a business trip to New York. Jennifer Riordan, a mother of two, was well known in New Mexico, where she had built a...
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