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CHICAGO (AP) — Eight people, including six children, were killed when a fire broke out early Sunday at a Chicago apartment, officials say. Two other people were hospitalized in very critical condition, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Merritt said. At least one...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of Sen. John McCain (all times local): 7:25 a.m. People in Vietnam are remembering Sen. John McCain as having played an important role in normalizing relations between their country and the United States. McCain was captured in 1967 when...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For John McCain, a lifetime of courage, contradictions and contrarianism came down to one vote, in the middle of the night, in the twilight of his career. The fate of President Donald Trump's long effort to repeal Barack Obama's health care law hung in the...
The #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct has prompted many state legislatures to reconsider their internal policies and state laws on the issue. Although about half of House and Senate legislative chambers nationwide have taken no substantive action this year, the measures...
Since the start of last year, The Associated Press has tallied at least 76 state lawmakers who have faced public allegations or repercussions over sexual misconduct claims. Most of those cases became public since the #MeToo movement gained momentum in October, though some of the...
As the #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct began snaring politicians, state legislatures across the country vowed to re-examine their policies to prevent harassment and beef up investigations into complaints of sexual wrongdoing. About half of all state legislative...
As the #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct began snaring politicians, state legislatures across the country vowed to re-examine their policies to prevent harassment and beef up investigations into complaints of sexual wrongdoing. About half of all state legislative...
HONOLULU (AP) — A once-powerful hurricane twisted and drifted away from Hawaii, leaving behind heavily saturated ground on the Big Island and many residents on other islands relieved it didn't wreak more havoc. Firefighters on the Big Island rescued 39 people from floodwaters...
John McCain, with his irascible grin and fighter-pilot moxie, made a name for himself as an outspoken politician. He was at times bitingly funny, ruthlessly self-deprecating, and eloquently patriotic. Some quotes from the former senator and U.S. presidential candidate: WAR IS...