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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has painted a rosy picture of an improved Department of Veterans Affairs under his watch. He said in Ohio this week that VA health care now is freely available, without any of the delays of the past. An AP Fact Check finds that is untrue...
WYOMING, Mich. (AP) — The body of a 6-month-old western Michigan boy had already started to decompose by the time his mother took him to a hospital after she had basically ignored him for two days in her sweltering home with no air conditioning, according to court records. The...
NEW YORK (AP) — A Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson has been sentenced to five years in prison for his federal conviction on insider trading charges. William "Billy" Walters was sentenced Thursday in New York by Judge P. Kevin Castel. Walters smiled after the...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group's manufacturing plant in Wisconsin wlll be the first U.S.-based facility for the Taiwan-based electronics giant. Here are some things to know about the plant: ___ WHAT WILL IT MAKE? Foxconn is perhaps best known for assembling Apple...
THOMPSON, Conn. (AP) — Brian Butler is a tripointer. The 63-year-old lives in Holliston, Massachusetts, about 20 miles from the Connecticut and Rhode Island borders. That's where he picked up the unusual hobby of visiting spots where at least three states or three Canadian...
NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor at the securities fraud trial of Martin Shkreli says the former pharmaceutical CEO scammed investors in a pair of failed hedge funds. Prosecutor Alixandra Smith told a jury in closing arguments on Thursday that Shkreli repeatedly lied to investors...
For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases. According to MIT Technology Review, the experiment was just an exercise in science — the embryos were not...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump finds some of his strongest support in Alabama, but his public flogging of Attorney General Jeff Sessions is dismaying Republicans who consider the conservative stalwart a home state hero. Trump's near-daily Twitter humiliation of...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar has hired a Washington influence firm founded by President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and another specialized in digging up dirt on U.S. politicians, signaling it wants to challenge Saudi Arabia's massive lobbying efforts in...