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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — As the next dean of Yale Law School, Heather Gerken says a key challenge will be figuring how best to stand up for the rule of law. Gerken, a constitutional law expert, was appointed this week as the 17th dean of the law school and the first woman to...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has lowered its cost estimate for guarding President Donald Trump, his family and their Manhattan residence. Police Commissioner James P. O'Neill has written to New York's congressional delegation to seek reimbursement. He says it cost about $24...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a city's ordinance banning discrimination based on a person's sexual orientation or gender identity, but it stopped short of saying whether a state law aimed at prohibiting such local LGBT protections is...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Because he had to leave his day job late, the pastor of a South Carolina church canceled his weekly Bible study class. That move may have averted a second round of deadly shootings after nine worshippers had been killed at another black church. According to...
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — A few dozen people still occupying a sprawling encampment on federal land to protest construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline will have another chance to leave peacefully Thursday, North Dakota's governor said, after public officials pleaded with...
HENRYETTA, Okla. (AP) — Kick off the Sunday shoes: Dancing in public is now legal throughout Henryetta. City leaders voted Tuesday to abolish an ordinance on dancing, the Tulsa World ( http://bit.ly/2lprhhr ) reported. The dance ordinance, with a penalty of $25, prohibited dance...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has lowered its cost estimate for guarding President Donald Trump, his family and their Manhattan residence. Police Commissioner James P. O'Neill has written to New York's Congressional delegation to seek reimbursement. He says it cost about $24...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle is promising cheap trans-Atlantic flights when it starts service to Europe this summer from Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York's Hudson Valley. Norwegian announced Thursday that it's opening new flight crew bases...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of people, including children, were arrested early Thursday after clashing with Southern California police outside a home where a Los Angeles policeman fired a single round during an off-duty tussle with a 13-year-old boy. Hundreds of people had...