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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday struck down the boundaries of the state's 18 congressional districts, granting a major victory to plaintiffs who had contended that they were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to benefit Republicans. The order from...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who admitted receiving training in Syria to kill members of the U.S. military and then plotting to carry out an attack has been sentenced to 22 years in prison. Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud (ab-dee-RAH'-mahn shayk moh-HAH'-mud) apologized to his...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signed a land trade agreement Monday that could lead to construction of a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska, portraying the exchange as a people-versus-wildlife issue. Environmental groups have said they will...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government shutdown has effectively cleaved the federal workforce in half, sowing confusion and frustration among hundreds of thousands of affected workers, including some who reported to work Monday only to turn right back around. "I'm on the shelf," Rusty...
ITALY, Texas (AP) — A 15-year-old student was injured in a shooting at her high school in Texas Monday morning and a 16-year-old boy, also a student at the school, has been taken into custody, sheriff's officials said. The girl was airlifted to Parkland Memorial Hospital in...
ITALY, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Texas high school (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Authorities say a 15-year-old female student has been airlifted to a hospital after being shot at a Texas high school and a 16-year-old male student is in custody. Sgt. Joe...
LEONIA, N.J. (AP) — A town less than two miles from the George Washington Bridge is putting up the "keep out" sign for motorists seeking a shortcut to the world's busiest span. As a response to navigation apps that re-route some of the tens of thousands of vehicles headed to the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many federal employees started the workweek Monday with confusion and anxiety over a government shutdown that will lock hundreds of thousands of them out of their jobs. The partisan stalemate over the budget forced scores of federal government agencies and...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department of New York says 32 people have been taken to hospitals — some with serious injuries — following a fire in a Brooklyn apartment building. The FDNY says two of the patients were transported with potentially life-threatening injuries. The Daily...