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AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — A former Texas Congressman has said he was among the teens who were abused at a ranch that houses at-risk children in the Texas Panhandle, just days after allegations of abuse at Cal Farley's Boys Ranch first surfaced. Former Texas Congressman Bill...
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of volunteers at an Air Force base in Colorado were answering questions on Sunday from eager children who wanted to know where Santa was on his Christmas Eve travels. NORAD Tracks Santa got underway early Sunday morning at Peterson...
ATLANTA (AP) — A Democratic congressional candidate outside Philadelphia calls the Republican tax overhaul a "cynical bill" that will redistribute wealth upward. One of her counterparts in California dismisses estimates of tax savings for most U.S. households and says the...
BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — Four people died Sunday after their twin-engine plane crashed at the end of a runway at a small airport in Florida, authorities said. The plane already was engulfed in flames by the time fire rescue crews arrived at the scene at Bartow Municipal Airport, Polk...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It was a bloody day in Philadelphia: five people shot or stabbed dead. One of the shooting victims was Trina Singleton's 24-year-old son, Darryl. In this city of 1.6 million people that tallied 269 homicides last year, Darryl's death on Sept. 13, 2016, earned...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas City's Secret Santa is at it again, this time focusing his annual good cheer on Kansas' capital city. A reporter for the Kansas City Star tagged along recently as Secret Santa followed his long tradition of handing out $100 bills to strangers in Topeka...
NEW YORK (AP) — Multi-use cookers, toy monkeys, and lots of velvet. Here's a look at what experts say were some of the most popular items this holiday season: TOYS: Fingerlings, the $15 colorful monkeys that wrap around a finger, have been hard to find sometimes. Other hot items...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — When her baby boy is born in March, Kim Lyons will have an added worry. The child needs surgery to remove extra fingers and toes. But she'll also have an extra safety net. Under New York's new paid family leave law, billed as the nation's most generous, she...
ATLANTA (AP) — A Democratic congressional candidate outside Philadelphia calls the Republican tax overhaul a "cynical bill" that will redistribute wealth upward. One of her counterparts in California dismisses estimates of tax savings for most U.S. households and says the...