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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to immediately reinstate its ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries and refugees from anywhere in the world, saying the U.S. will be safer if the policy is put in place. The Justice Department...
NEW YORK (AP) — A year before a police sergeant shot and killed a bat-wielding woman with schizophrenia, the New York Police Department began giving officers specialized training on how to handle the mentally ill. But the sergeant, who was charged this week with murder, hadn't...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Many states have victim's advocates or child advocates, people in the judicial system who represent those affected by crime or abuse. Now, one state has created legal advocates for abused animals, an experiment being watched across the nation for signs of...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — From coal country to the ports of Maine to the wind farms of the West Coast, Americans react to President Donald Trump's announcement Thursday that he's pulling the country out of the Paris climate accord. ___ WARMING WATERS AND LOSING LOBSTERS Tim Pettis...
NEW YORK (AP) — A Puerto Rican nationalist recently freed from prison has agreed to step aside from any formal role in New York City's Puerto Rican Day parade, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday. "Oscar Lopez Rivera agreeing to step aside from any formal role in the parade is...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's largest city has approved final passage of a police accountability measure proponents say could be a national model to prevent discriminatory profiling based on race, gender identity and immigration status. The Providence City Council held...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three Democratic governors said Thursday they won't let the United States back away from a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, despite President Donald Trump decision to withdraw from an international pact. "This is an insane move by this...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billionaire Paul G. Allen's Stratolaunch, a massive aircraft designed to launch rockets into space from high altitude, has been rolled out of its hangar for the first time in preparation for testing. Here are things to know about the program that has been...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Put this in your pipe and smoke it. An investment group that includes legendary ganga guru Bob Marley's son has bought a controlling interest in High Times, the magazine that for decades has separated the stems and seeds from the leaves when it comes to...