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Flood cleanup begins in Phoenix after heavy storms

August 20, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix residents have started cleaning up from devastating flooding that slammed Arizona. more »»

George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge

August 20, 2014

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it nex. more »»

Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

August 20, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges that he abused his office when he vetoed state funding for public corruption prosecutors. more »»

States' leading lethal injection expert ends role

August 20, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An anesthesiologist said he would no longer act as an expert witness for states defending their lethal injection methods, creating another hurdle for corrections departments... more »»

Holder heads to Ferguson after subdued protests

August 20, 2014

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — As U.S. more »»

Sullivan beats tea party in Alaska GOP Senate race

August 20, 2014

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan became the latest mainstream Republican to turn back a tea party challenger, winning the Alaska GOP primary to become his... more »»

Metropolitan Opera reaches deal with stagehands

August 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Metropolitan Opera reached a deal early Wednesday with its stagehands and said it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions. more »»

Floods lead to dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

August 20, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) — Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. more »»

Dan Sullivan wins Alaska's GOP US Senate primary

August 20, 2014

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A tea party attempt to overcome a mainstream Republican came up short in Alaska as former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan won the GOP primary to become his party's... more »»

Dan Sullivan wins Alaska GOP Senate race

August 20, 2014

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A tea party attempt to overcome a mainstream Republican came up short in Alaska as former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan won the GOP primary to become his party's... more »»

Hope, resentment in new charter school landscape

August 20, 2014

EDITOR'S _ The latest in an occasional look at education as students return for the new school year. more »»

No-fly list rules get changes

August 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel. more »»

Bloomberg offers grants to help cities innovate

August 20, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — American cities looking to be more innovative in how they address local issues can now get a helping hand from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charitable foundation. more »»

Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream

August 20, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream. more »»

Dan Sullivan takes lead in Alaska GOP Senate race

August 20, 2014

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan held a lead in early primary returns in the fight to be the Republican candidate to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall. more »»

Holder brings his civil rights push to Ferguson

August 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family story. more »»

Holder calls for end to violence in Ferguson

August 20, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is promising a thorough investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown while calling for "an end to the acts of violence in the... more »»

 
 

 

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