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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas prison officials temporarily delayed the scheduled Thursday night execution of a man convicted of a fatal robbery at a Dallas-area sandwich shop while the U.S. Supreme Court considered multiple appeals to keep him from lethal injection. Terry...
Female infantry Marines will be sleeping in makeshift shelters next to their male counterparts when out in the field and no special accommodation will be offered to them, a Marine Corps official said Thursday. Marines in the field stay in everything from a large, single room...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A pair of gay rights advocacy groups said Thursday a judge should halt Utah state laws that discriminate against LGBT students by restricting talk about homosexuality in schools. The laws create a "chilling culture of silence that stigmatizes LGBTQ students...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Muslim and Latino advocates have joined forces in opposing changes to immigration rules by President Donald Trump, bolstering their alliance as they mull the prospect of aggressive restrictions. In joint press conferences and rallies across the...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers on Thursday introduced a bill supporters say would make California the first state to add a third gender option on state identifying documents. State Sen. Toni Atkins' bill would add a non-binary gender marker option for driver's...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — As President Donald Trump rolls out plans to build a wall on the Mexican border and considers blocking refugees, Missouri lawmakers are trying again to pass a bill aimed at cracking down on deported immigrants who come back and commit crimes. Under the...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to erect a wall along the Mexican border overlooks a key change in how people enter the U.S. illegally: Many of them make no attempt to jump a fence or evade authorities; they simply turn themselves in and ask for asylum. Asylum...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is embracing the idea of Guantanamo Bay as a jail for terror suspects. That's a repudiation of the Obama administration's longtime push to prosecute captured militants in the U.S. court system. A draft order spelling out a tougher line in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — About a third of the people who turned out for the Women's March on Washington were first-time protesters, an unusually high share of newcomers for a demonstration, according to a survey of march participants. University of Maryland Professor Dana Fisher said...