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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — It's being pitched as an educational lifeline for impoverished preschool-aged children and condemned as the latest example of local government overreach sweeping progressive cities from coast to coast. Voters in New Mexico's capital city have until Tuesday...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — About two dozen people witness each execution in Arkansas, though the term "witness" is a misnomer. No one among the media or citizen witnesses can see as the inmate is secured to a gurney, watch as medical personnel place intravenous lines or hear what'...
BEAR, Del. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Delaware state trooper (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Authorities say a local fire company has opened its doors to serve as a temporary shelter for residents prevented from returning to their homes while police continue to try to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Giving workers a raise, investing in new machinery. Small business owners have long wish lists to choose from if the Trump administration's plan to lower tax rates becomes law — but most don't expect to go on a hiring binge. Some owners and small business groups...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff accused of deleting atheists' comments on a county Facebook page and a school chief who dismissed a teacher who stepped on the American flag in class are among the 2017 winners of the Jefferson Muzzles — satiric awards bestowed annually...
MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — A man shot and killed a Delaware state trooper outside a convenience store Wednesday and later barricaded himself inside his house, where he continued to fire shots at officers, police said. The trooper was shot multiple times and died at a hospital,...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans were poised Wednesday to take a big step toward banning "sanctuary cities" in their state, debating a bill through which police chiefs and sheriffs could even be jailed for not cooperating fully with federal immigration authorities...
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a survivalist who ambushed two troopers at a state police barracks, killing one (all times local): 10:20 p.m. A jury has given the death penalty to a gunman who targeted Pennsylvania state troopers at their barracks, killing one and...