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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Liberal judge Rebecca Dallet's runaway victory in a Wisconsin Supreme Court race cheered Democrats eager for more evidence their party is ready for a winning fall in midterm elections. And Dallet's hammering of conservative judge Michael Screnock on Tuesday...
Nancy Shipley was working in a news office in Nashville, Tennessee, when the call came 50 years ago. Gene Herrick was in Chicago routing photos to newspapers when his phone rang. Jack Thornell got the call in New Orleans; Kathryn Johnson heard the news in Atlanta. Together, over...
Martin Luther King Jr. was 39 when he was assassinated on the evening of April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee, and he had already become one of the world's most well-known figures. He helped organize the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955 after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — In the spring of 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had won victories on desegregation and voting rights and had been planning his Poor People's Campaign when he turned his attention to Memphis, the gritty city by the Mississippi River. In supporting...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — In vowing Tuesday to use the military on the U.S.-Mexico border until his coveted wall is built, President Donald Trump heaped blame on his predecessor, congressional Democrats and Mexico for creating a dangerous and dysfunctional border. Here's a look at some...
SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at YouTube headquarters (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Authorities say a woman believed to be the shooter at YouTube headquarters is dead of a self-inflicted gunshot and four others have been wounded. San Bruno Police Chief Ed...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A voter in a tiny northeast Wisconsin town wants to bring ducks to the polling station along with a sign that reads: "If you don't vote, you can't squawk." Winneconne town clerk Yvonne Zobel says the voter asked town officials Tuesday whether she could bring...
SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on reports of a shooting at YouTube headquarters (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Police in Northern California say they're responding to an active shooter at YouTube headquarters. The San Bruno Police Department told people on Facebook to stay...
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — As jury selection picked up speed, the judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial gave his legal defense a huge lift Tuesday with two rulings that could bolster the 80-year-old comedian's efforts to show his accuser made up the allegations against him in...