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A West Texas city is coming under scrutiny by the Freedom from Religion Foundation for a cross that sits in a public park. Staff attorney Sam Groves said Thursday that the Wisconsin-based organization wrote Spur officials in July after a resident contacted the foundation to...
AMONA, West Bank (AP) — Facing a court-ordered evacuation, residents of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the West Bank are digging in for a fight to the finish. Vowing fierce but nonviolent resistance, they have built shelters, bathrooms and a large kitchen to host...
Actor Judge Reinhold has been arrested on a disorderly conduct charge after a confrontation with security agents at Dallas Love Field. A Dallas Police Department statement says the 59-year-old actor was arrested Thursday afternoon after Transportation Security Administration...
An advocacy group that successfully sued Texas on behalf of children in long-term foster care says state objections to reforms recommended by court-appointed experts don't square with official statements out of court. New York-based Children's Rights and the Texas lawyers who...
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Russian doping report (all times local): ___ 12:40 p.m. The International Paralympic Committee says a report detailing mass cover-ups of doping by Russian officials is "unprecedented and astonishing." The IPC, which barred Russia from competing in...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Charcandrick West was playing for Joe McKnight. Tyreek Hill was playing for the fans chanting his name. The Chiefs defense was playing for its injured leader. Everybody on the Kansas City sideline was playing for control of the AFC West. "This was a big...
BOSTON (AP) — A two-time Stanley Cup champion hockey player from Massachusetts has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge. The Boston Globe reports ( http://bit.ly/2grdpkl ) 51-year-old Kevin Stevens entered the plea Thursday in a Boston federal court to a charge of conspiring...
BERLIN (AP) — The aroma of hot mulled gluehwein wine mingling with the scent of bratwurst, roasted almonds and gingerbread: these are among the signature attractions of Germany's outdoor Christmas markets. People huddle together amid the wooden huts of the outdoor Christmas...
BERLIN (AP) — Paul Verhoeven has been named as president of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in February. The Dutch director was nominated for an Oscar with his 1973 film "Turkish Delight" and a Golden Globe for 1977's "Soldier of Orange." After moving to...