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NEW YORK (AP) — Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts pledge to be friendly and helpful. But their parent organizations may find that promise hard to keep as they head into a potentially bitter competition triggered by the Boy Scouts of America's dramatic move to admit girls throughout its...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Justice Department is giving four so-called sanctuary cities a "last chance" to show they're not thwarting enforcement of U.S. immigration law before possibly losing federal grants that help pay for public safety equipment. A Thursday Justice Department...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dozens of fellow "yellow shirt" security guards were among the hundreds of people mourning a Las Vegas man who died helping people escape the deadly Las Vegas concert shooting. At the funeral Thursday morning for Erick Silva, 21, loved ones and dignitaries...
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A potentially groundbreaking treatment for a rare form of blindness moved one step closer to U.S. approval Thursday, as federal health advisers endorsed the experimental gene therapy for patients with an inherited condition that gradually destroys...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A congressional committee asked Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday to address when he learned about a fatal outbreak of Legionnaires' disease during the Flint water crisis, warning that it is a crime to commit perjury or to obstruct a congressional investigation...
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — As his house filled with smoke from one of California's devastating wine country fires, Ryan Nelson's thoughts went to his elderly neighbors — one of whom has multiple sclerosis. He ran over and pounded on their doors and windows but wasn't able to get...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol is considering another type of surveillance balloon that can be quickly moved to spot illegal activity, part of an effort to see if more eyes in the sky translate to fewer illegal crossings. Agents in Texas recently finished a 30-day trial...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol is considering another type of surveillance balloon that can be quickly moved to spot illegal activity, part of an effort to see if more eyes in the sky translate to fewer illegal crossings. Agents in south Texas recently finished a 30-day...
NEW YORK (AP) — Police detectives are taking a fresh look into sexual assault allegations against Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein. New York Police Department spokesman Peter Donald said Thursday that investigators are trying to determine whether there were any...