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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski in 2001 gave a speech urging colleagues to approve oil drilling in America's largest wildlife refuge. The Alaska Republican held up a blank sheet of paper to illustrate his point. The field of white, he said, was all you...
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year's State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime commitment to the central Illinois town, declaring "We wouldn't be Peoria without Caterpillar." It's been that way for decades in Peoria...
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — As the next dean of Yale Law School, Heather Gerken says a key challenge will be figuring how best to stand up for the rule of law. Gerken, a constitutional law expert, was appointed this week as the 17th dean of the law school and the first woman to...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a city's ordinance banning discrimination based on a person's sexual orientation or gender identity, but it stopped short of saying whether a state law aimed at prohibiting such local LGBT protections is...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has lowered its cost estimate for guarding President Donald Trump, his family and their Manhattan residence. Police Commissioner James P. O'Neill has written to New York's congressional delegation to seek reimbursement. He says it cost about $24...
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — As the next dean of Yale Law School, Heather Gerken says a key challenge will be figuring how best to stand up for the rule of law. Gerken, a constitutional law expert, was appointed this week as the 17th dean of the law school and the first woman to...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has lowered its cost estimate for guarding President Donald Trump, his family and their Manhattan residence. Police Commissioner James P. O'Neill has written to New York's congressional delegation to seek reimbursement. He says it cost about $24...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a city's ordinance banning discrimination based on a person's sexual orientation or gender identity, but it stopped short of saying whether a state law aimed at prohibiting such local LGBT protections is...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Because he had to leave his day job late, the pastor of a South Carolina church canceled his weekly Bible study class. That move may have averted a second round of deadly shootings after nine worshippers had been killed at another black church. According to...