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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers from across the political spectrum say they’ll push to fix the state’s culture of secrecy after a newspaper highlighted alarming levels of opacity i
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — A Fort Smith company that manufacturers fishing lures and hunting products says it’s planning to add 60 jobs to its facility over the next several months. PRADCO offic
NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Harry Styles and R&B star Miguel will perform at the Victoria’s Secret fashion show in Shanghai on Monday. People magazine reports that Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A man charged in a road rage shooting in Flagstaff has taken his own life. The Arizona Daily Sun reported Saturday that the body of 69-year-old William Frost was found Nov.
EAST BURKE, Vt. (AP) — People in East Burke are going to be celebrating the removal of an old dam from the East Branch of Vermont’s Passumpsic River. Officials say the removal of the dam was
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former University of Kentucky basketball player was fired from his job in the Labor Cabinet after working there for 2 1/2 months. Winston Bennett, who played at Kentucky in
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s highest court has tossed aside a challenge to a 675-home development in western Maryland. The Court of Appeals ruled Friday in favor of developers who want to
Five thousand barrels leaked from the Keystone pipeline.
HONOLULU (AP) — Numbers from the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations show the state’s unemployment rate dropped to a record low 2.2 percent last month. The Honolulu Star-Adver
PHILADELPHIA - In the weeks since dozens of women have accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape or sexual harassment, unleashing an avalanche of similar charges against other prominent men ...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey say a Florida man accused of blackmailing five teenage girls to pose nude and engage in sexual conduct on web cameras has pleaded guilty to manufactur
PHOENIX (AP) — A man and a dog are recovering after being shot outside a north Phoenix racetrack. Phoenix police say the incident happened Friday around 3:30 p.m. near Turf Paradise at Bell Road an
The commander of the U.S. nuclear arsenal says he would not blindly carry out an ordered strike by President Donald Trump.
WARSAW (Reuters) - Ukraine has summoned the Polish ambassador in Kiev after Poland denied entry to a Ukrainian official in an escalation of a diplomatic spat over the two neighbours' troubled past.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Palestinians say they will suspend all communication with Trump administration if US closes PLO office in Washington.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An autopsy report says the Southern California apartment of a prominent Democratic donor where a man was found dead of an overdose last summer was littered with drug paraphernali
NEWAK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a car fleeing the scene of a fatal shooting in New Jersey’s largest city crashed and burst into flames, briefly trapping its occupants inside. Essex County
One woman was taken to hospital after the world's largest aircraft, Airlander 10, came loose from its moorings causing its hull to rip and deflate.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s Navy says it’s ramping up the search for a submarine that hasn’t been heard from in three days. Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi said Saturd
U.S. Navy to join growing international search effort for submarine              
NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to the New York City subways, there’s no such thing as ladies and gentlemen. Conductors on subway trains have been told to stop addressing passengers as “l
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A newspaper investigation has found that at least a dozen raffles conducted largely by veterans’ organizations in southwest Illinois may not be in accordance with stat
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s second-largest city so far has 14 homicides this year, the most since 18 were committed in 2013. Grand Rapids police Lt. Kristen Rogers tells WOOD-TV tha
CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. (AP) — After scouring a wooded area authorities in Florida are still searching for three county jail inmates who managed to escape. The Tallahassee Democrat reported Saturday th
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former boys soccer coach at a Las Vegas school has been arrested for sexual misconduct with a 14-year-old girl. Authorities said Friday that 25-year-old Juan Alfredo Chavez has b
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The scramble for position in a U.S. sports betting market that doesn’t even exist yet is heating up. Las Vegas-based Scientific Games Corp. has joined a legal battl
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio Supreme Court justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate says he deleted a Facebook post outlining his sexual history after being criticized in part for potentially ide
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — Efforts by educators to boost enrollment at an HBCU in North Carolina may lead to more students on campus next fall. The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City reports a group
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Unions that represent Navajo workers in northwestern New Mexico say the tribal members are being passed over for jobs at a local power plant in violation of tribal labor law
MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s intelligence agency says it has detained a man wanted for the high-profile murder of an American journalist in Russia 13 years ago. Paul Klebnikov, the U.S.-born edito
It’s a familiar scenario: A school official, hearing about a potential danger that’s too close for comfort, locks down the building. A nearby bank may have been robbed. Officers might be
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The state of Missouri is looking for input on how to spend $41 million from a national settlement with Volkswagen over the automaker’s emissions cheating scandal. T
Pressure grows on President Mugabe to stand aside, with crowds marching on his office and residence.
Most politicians use poor people as voting fodder at election times but quickly forget about the promises they made to secure votes.
BOSTON (AP) — A class-action lawsuit accuses two utilities of conspiring to drive up energy costs in New England. An attorney says the lawsuit filed in Boston federal court accuses Eversource Energ
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A young camel named Scooby is back at home after going on a 90-minute jaunt that blocked traffic and provided an uncommon photo opportunity for motorists in northwest Ohio. The
US President Donald Trump has said he is delaying a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts".
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The fate of expiring legislation that caps what police and fire officials can get in labor contract disputes and up to $5 billion in tax credits to attract Amazon’s new h
Naim Suleymanoglu, the Turkish weightlifter who won three Olympic gold medals and was known as "Pocket Hercules," died Saturday. He was 50.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police officers will now be allowed to use a driving maneuver designed to stop high-speed chases. Chief Art Acevedo announced Friday that officers would begin using the Preci
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — A report by an Alaska regional development organization finds the success of the state ferry service hinges on fixing the troubled relationship between management and labor. T
WARRINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was seriously burned when his chainsaw exploded has died from his injuries. Lehigh County officials say 68-year-old David Baker was working
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — A deputy on Maryland’s Eastern Shore used a Taser on a high school student fleeing the campus during a drug investigation. The Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office sai
There is widespread jubilation in the capital Harare, as people take to the streets calling on President Mugabe to stand down.
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party will meet on Sunday to dismiss President Robert Mugabe and reinstate the vice-president he dismissed, Emmerson Mnangagwa, two party sources told Reut
Hundreds of Zimbabweans of all races took to the streets of Joburg to celebrate what they hope is the imminent departure of President Robert Mugabe.
The suspect in the fatal shooting of a taxi driver in Bellville was found in possession of an assault rifle and an undisclosed amount of ammunition.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Whipping winds and 20-foot waves in the South Atlantic continued to hinder a frantic search for an Argentine submarine with 44 crew members on board, the navy said on Saturday
A day after slipping from house arrest, Antonio Ledezma met with Spain’s prime minister and voiced defiance to President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela.
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party will meet on Sunday to dismiss President Robert Mugabe and reinstate the vice-president he dismissed, Emmerson Mnangagwa, two party sources told Reut
President Xi Jinping’s special envoy met with North Korean officials in Pyongyang as Washington presses China to rein in its neighbor’s nuclear weapons and missile programs.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The only Republican candidate for New Mexico lieutenant governor has abruptly withdrawn from the race. Former Indian Affairs Department Secretary Kelly Zunie dropped out Fr
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Supreme Court says two sections of the state’s domestic violence law should stand as written. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports the ruling
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state lawmakers are predicting the return of several thorny debates in 2018. They include physician-assisted death, New York City transit improvements and a measure to
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin-Superior leaders say they plan to suspend 25 programs to eliminate poor-performing majors and minors. The university’s interim Provost Jackie Wei
BOSTON (AP) — Fifteen years ago the question of how best to help bilingual students learn English while still succeeding in other subjects roiled Beacon Hill, culminating in a successful 2002 ballo
Zimbabwe, like Zambia, sets quotas for the number of animals whose tusks are allowed to be legally exported each year.              
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A Bates College professor has interviewed 300 Americans who believe they’ve been abducted by aliens for an upcoming book. She still doesn’t believe, but she think
After half a century as a net importer, the U.S. is poised in the coming decade to become a net exporter.              
MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) — An insurer says it shouldn’t have to pay for the collapse of a building in a southwest Mississippi city. The Enterprise-Journal reports that Hudson Specialty Insurance ha
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