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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a compromise proposal to overturn North Carolina's "bathroom law" (all times local): 11:45 A measure repealing North Carolina's contentious LGBT "bathroom law" has cleared a key hurdle when senators gave the bill approval. Two-thirds of the...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Basketball-mad North Carolina is bracing for what could be another costly hit from its "bathroom bill" as the NCAA selects four years of championship sites for a variety of sports. College athletics' governing body said that it is deciding this week on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida law school dean Alexander Acosta has moved a step closer to becoming President Donald Trump's secretary of labor. A Senate panel on Thursday voted along party lines, 12-11, to advance Acosta's nomination to all 100 members of the chamber for a...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers are considering several measures that advocates say would enhance internet privacy rights at a time when federal protections are being rolled back. An Illinois House committee is scheduled to consider legislation Thursday related to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Agriculture Committee has approved President Donald Trump's pick for agriculture secretary, moving the nomination to the Senate floor. The panel backed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue on a voice vote on Thursday. In his confirmation hearing last...
NEW YORK (AP) — Coming soon to McDonald's: Fresh beef. The fast food giant said Thursday that it will swap frozen beef patties for fresh ones in its Quarter Pounder burgers by sometime next year at most of its U.S. locations. Employees will cook up the never-frozen beef on a...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The world's oldest and most experienced spacewoman, Peggy Whitson, broke another record Thursday as she floated out of the International Space Station to set up a new parking spot. It was the eighth spacewalk of her career, the most ever performed by...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An American Airlines pilot died after having a medical episode just before landing in Albuquerque. The Albuquerque Journal reports ( http://bit.ly/2oBo8K5 ) that the captain declared a medical emergency on flight 1353 a couple of minutes before landing...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The FBI has reportedly recovered a 1919 Norman Rockwell painting stolen more than 40 years ago from a New Jersey home. The painting, sometimes called "Lazybones" or "Boy Asleep with Hoe," graced the cover of the Sept. 6, 1919, edition of the Saturday Evening...