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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his halt to immigration from seven Muslim-majority nations and ban on refugees is being done in the name of national security. But it's not clear whether these measures will help prevent attacks on American soil, and they could...
HOUSTON (AP) — In May 2013, when Houston was awarded the right to host this year's Super Bowl, the city's economy was booming as many of the oil and gas companies that call Houston home and have earned it the nickname "the energy capital of the world" were riding high on a wave...
PRESTON COUNTY, W.Va. (AP) — An underground coal mine fire burns beneath a sprawling hillside in West Virginia, the pale, acrid smoke rising from gashes in the scarred, muddy earth only a stone's throw from some houses. The fire, which may have started with arson, lightning or a...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor insists there are enough votes to kill the state's "bathroom bill." But a survey by The Associated Press and eight North Carolina newspapers shows less than a third of lawmakers are willing to publicly commit to that stance. A...
PRESTON COUNTY, W.Va. (AP) — An underground coal mine fire burns beneath a sprawling hillside in West Virginia, the pale, acrid smoke rising from gashes in the scarred, muddy earth only a stone's throw from some houses. The fire, which may have started with arson, lightning or a...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The federal trial of the South Carolina man who slaughtered nine Bible study participants has come and gone, with Dylann Roof's death sentence assuring he will spend the rest of his limited days in custody. But the June 2015 shootings at Emanuel AME...
VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — An early-morning fire has destroyed a Texas mosque that had been a target of hatred in the past. The Victoria Advocate ( http://bit.ly/2k388PZ ) reports that a convenience store clerk spotted smoke and flames billowing from the Islamic Center of Victoria...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Kamron King's goal as the mascot at Portland High School is, of course, to make the crowds cheer — even though he can't hear them. The 15-year-old freshman, who began donning a bulldog suit at last fall's football games and now works the sidelines at...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has barred all refugees from entering the United States for four months, and indefinitely halted any from Syria, saying the ban is needed to keep out "radical Islamic terrorists." The order Friday immediately suspended a program that last...