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WASHINGTON (AP) — A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for states and threaten many people with the loss of insurance coverage. The...
WALHALLA, S.C. (AP) — In the aftermath of the racially motivated Charleston church slayings in 2015, the Confederate flag was removed from the South Carolina Statehouse during an elaborate nationally televised ceremony. But in less prominent places, the fight over the flag rages...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prior to the 1860s, creating art with watercolor was seen as the realm of women and children, illustrators and amateurs. Artists wanting to prove their mettle used the most prestigious medium of the time: oil paint. But after a New York watercolor exhibit in...
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jason Day has withdrawn from the Mexico Championship because of an infection in both ears and the flu. The World Golf Championship, to be held in Mexico City this week for the first time and featuring the highest altitude for a PGA Tour event, was...
KADUNA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian security agents have freed two German archaeologists kidnapped by gunmen from a remote dig, the governor of northern Kaduna state said Sunday. Governo Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai "commended the security agencies for their efforts in securing the release...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Luis Padilla remembers the terror he felt as a 16-year-old arrested on a robbery charge and locked up with adults in New York City's notorious Rikers Island jail. At one point, he pretended to be suicidal so he could be placed in the relative safety of a...
WBO world welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan say they have agreed to terms for a fight on April 23. The boxers' promoters are yet to announce any details. Golden Boy Promotions, Khan's promoter, didn't reply to a request from The Associated Press on Sunday for...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's toughest competitor in his campaign for a second term might not be another candidate. Anxiety over taller, denser development, a jump in violent crime and the city's notoriously fickle voters together inject a faint hue of...
NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung's fiasco with its fire-prone Note 7 phone has pushed its rival LG to take additional precautions with its next smartphone. Samsung recalled millions of Note 7 phones after dozens overheated and caught on fire . Samsung blamed numerous problems with its...