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PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump's announcement that he is taking steps toward building a U.S.-Mexico border wall was welcome news for voters who say they're glad he is following through on one of his biggest campaign promises. Trump's renewed vow Wednesday to seize control...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The stop-and-start nature of U.S. executions in recent years hit another speed bump this week when a federal judge found Ohio's latest lethal injection procedure unconstitutional. The ruling by Magistrate Judge Michael Merz went far beyond nitpicking the...
NEW YORK (AP) — A Massachusetts man is accused of attacking a Muslim airline employee at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, allegedly kicking and shouting obscenities at the woman and telling her that President Donald Trump "will get rid of all of you,"...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of Texas inmate Terry Edwards (all times local): 10:25 p.m. A man convicted of committing a fatal robbery at a Dallas-area Subway shop weeks after he was fired from his job there has been executed at a Texas prison...
The former head of President Donald Trump's transition team at the Environmental Protection Agency says he expects the new administration to seek significant budget and staff cuts for the department. Here's a look at the EPA. ___ WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY DO Established during...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another attempt is underway that could establish California as a separate nation. A proposal has been submitted to state election officials that would ask voters to repeal part of the state constitution that declares California an inseparable part of the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has agreed to speak at Friday's March for Life, the anti-abortion demonstration held each year in Washington, organizers announced. In a statement late Thursday, the March for Life organization said neither a president nor a vice...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The wife of a man accused of aiding the shooters in the San Bernardino terror attack pleaded guilty Thursday in an immigration fraud case and admitted that her marriage was a sham, federal prosecutors said. Mariyah Chernykh admitted that her marriage to...