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Venezuela's economic turmoil has placed in limbo that country's participation in a free heating oil program run by a Massachusetts-based nonprofit that has helped hundreds of thousands of people, signaling that the program may be kaput. This marks the second consecutive winter...
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A huge fire at an apartment building under construction in suburban Kansas City has sparked fires at several homes blocks away. The eight-alarm fire broke out about 3:30 p.m. Monday at the multimillion-dollar CityPlace development in Overland Park,...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan lawyer and Republican activist has died, a day after hundreds of people responded to his published invitation to attend an open house to celebrate his life. Bob Eleveld died Sunday at age 80. He was too ill from cancer to attend the event...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roman Polanski's attorney implored a judge Monday to signal how the fugitive director would be sentenced if he returned to Los Angeles to resolve his long-running underage sex abuse case. Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon heard arguments in the four-decade-old...
OSLO, Norway (AP) — If you want to pursue happiness, grab a winter coat. A new report shows Norway is the happiest country on Earth, Americans are getting sadder, and it takes more than just money to be happy. What makes Norway and other northern European countries top the...
NEW YORK (AP) — LGBT advocates are questioning the Trump administration's quiet deletion of questions on sexuality from two federal surveys. Combined with the withdrawal of another planned survey evaluating the effectiveness of a homelessness project for lesbian, gay, bisexual...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan lawyer and Republican activist has died, a day after hundreds of people responded to his published invitation to attend an open house to celebrate his life. Bob Eleveld died Sunday at age 80. He was too ill from cancer to attend the event...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal review released Monday of an 18-day standoff outside a Minneapolis police station following the fatal shooting of a black man in 2015 found problems with the city's coordination and communication but praised officers for their professionalism and the...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A court on Monday rejected the appeal of a Connecticut woman convicted in a 1994 murder-for-hire case that landed her in prison for life and was depicted in books and TV shows. Three judges on the Connecticut Appellate Court disagreed with Beth Carpenter's...