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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The federal prosecutors who failed to convict Ammon Bundy returned to court Tuesday to try four lesser-known men who followed Bundy's call to take a hard stand against the government and occupy a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. Like the defendants in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Medical examiners who performed an autopsy on Russia's ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday that more tests are needed to determine how and why he fell ill in his office and later died at a hospital. Vitaly Churkin, who died Monday at age 64, had been...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many more people living in the United States illegally could face rapid deportation — including people simply arrested for traffic violations — under a sweeping rewrite of U.S. immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday by the Trump administration. Any...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation's deadly opioid-abuse crisis, drawing on tragic personal experience to attack the problem. A Minnesota state senator whose...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Want to complain to your legislators about wage stagnation? Chances are they've gone just as long — maybe longer — without a raise. Although most state legislatures have direct control over setting their own salaries, the potential backlash from...
Immigrants who want to become citizens must go through a long list of requirements, including passing a 10-question civics test. Here are some sample questions: 1. What do we call the first 10 amendments to the Constitution? Answer: Bill of Rights. 2. How many amendments does...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andres Dorantes has long been content with the green card that lets him live in the U.S. and work as a tattoo artist in Los Angeles. That changed when Donald Trump became president and swiftly made executive orders to crack down on immigrants and ban travel...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy and three of his female family members were shot to death at a home in eastern Mississippi, authorities said Tuesday. The bodies of the child and women were found in the community of Toomsuba, near the Alabama state line, and investigators...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service says graffiti has been found at the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the World War II Memorial. U.S. Park Police spokeswoman Sgt. Anna Rose said Tuesday that messages written in permanent marker were discovered over the...