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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline is showering Nebraska public officials with campaign cash as it fights for regulatory approval in a state that is one of the last lines of resistance for the $8 billion project. A political action committee for...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When legislative leaders resign midterm, things can get messy. In Ohio, there's a stalemate over who should replace former Republican Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, who resigned in April amid an FBI probe. The impasse has brought law-making to a standstill...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Starbucks' plan to close stores Tuesday for anti-bias training. (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz says the company still aspires to be a place where everyone feels welcome. As the company prepares to close thousands...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined the appeal of an Ohio inmate who has long maintained his innocence in the 1994 slaying of three people. The court's Tuesday decision involves the case of Kevin Keith. He is serving a life sentence for killing two women...
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — A man who expressed thoughts about suicide and was briefly hospitalized returned to a home and fatally shot his wife, her father and her stepmother before killing himself, police said. Officers responding to a report of gunshots on Monday afternoon...
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a man who expressed thoughts about suicide and was briefly hospitalized has returned to a Tennessee home and fatally shot his wife, her father and her stepmother before killing himself. Officers responding to a report of gunshots on Monday...
CHICAGO (AP) — A fire department diver looking for a man who fell off a boat into the Chicago River on Monday night was separated from his partner underwater and was killed. The Chicago Fire Department said that its "prayers go out to the family of Firefighter Juan Bucio." It...
TRYON, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor is urging his state's residents to exercise caution as rains from a subtropical depression spread into his and other Southern states, noting the deaths of two broadcast journalists killed by a falling tree as they reported on the...
CHICAGO (AP) — A fire department diver looking for a man who fell off a boat into the Chicago River has been killed. The Chicago Fire Department says its "prayers go out to the family of Firefighter Juan Bucio." It says on Twitter he "tragically passed away answering a call of a...