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DALLAS (AP) — A judge ordered Texas to make sweeping changes to its foster care system on Friday, two years after she found it unconstitutionally broken. U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack told the state the overhaul must include improvements in record keeping, caseworker...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas gunman meticulously planned how to carry out the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, researching SWAT tactics, renting other hotel rooms overlooking outdoor concerts and investigating potential targets in at least four cities, authorities...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas last October that left 58 people dead and hundreds injured on the Las Vegas strip (all times local): 11:55 A.M. The sheriff in Las Vegas says a federal grand jury is hearing evidence in a case spun off of the Oct. 1 mass...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The government has told a federal judge in New Jersey it will seek a retrial of Sen. Bob Menendez, whose 11-week corruption trial ended in a hung jury in November. The filing to the judge on Friday seeks a retrial of the Democrat "at the earliest possible...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The elite St. Paul's School has settled a lawsuit accusing it of failing to protect a girl who was sexually assaulted by a fellow student as part of a conquest ritual. The terms of the settlement are confidential, but Chessy Prout, now 19, said Friday that...
HOUSTON (AP) — Advocates for an award-winning Mexican journalist seeking asylum in the U.S. are accusing immigration officials of unjustly detaining him based on a disputed 1999 incident. An attorney for Emilio Gutierrez Soto says U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Christa McAuliffe's lost lessons are finally getting taught in space. Thirty-two years after the Challenger disaster, a pair of teachers turned astronauts will pay tribute to McAuliffe by carrying out her science classes on the International Space...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Imagine if cigarettes were no longer addictive and smoking itself became almost obsolete; only a tiny segment of Americans still lit up. That's the goal of an unprecedented anti-smoking plan being carefully fashioned by U.S. health officials. But the proposal...
CALERA, Ala. (AP) — Kathleen Dawn West described herself as a full-time wife and mom on Facebook but lived another life on other social media platforms, calling herself an exhibitionist and posting risque photos with a chance for subscribers to see sexier images for $15.99 a...