California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail money
California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail money

California has sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project.

4 hrs 28 mins ago
WWII plane from D-Day to join in 75th anniversary
WWII plane from D-Day to join in 75th anniversary

A World War II aircraft that took part in the D-Day invasion in 1944 is returning to Europe for the 75th anniversary of the battle.

19 hrs 19 mins ago
At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty
At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty

Abortion providers say the flurry of recent state laws restricting abortion has emboldened protesters outside their clinics and created uncertainty about their ability to recruit new doctors and in some cases, even stay open.

8 hrs 49 mins ago
Tennessee House speaker to resign amid text message scandal
Tennessee House speaker to resign amid text message scandal

Tennessee's embattled House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus.

9 hrs 59 mins ago
Speedy reactor cleanups may carry both risks and rewards
Speedy reactor cleanups may carry both risks and rewards

Federal regulators are reviewing plans to sell retiring nuclear reactors to a nuclear waste management company for accelerated decommissioning.

14 hrs 20 mins ago
First accuser testifies at ex-NFL player's rape trial
First accuser testifies at ex-NFL player's rape trial

Prosecutors to call 1st of 5 women to testify at rape trial of Kellen Winslow Jr.; defense lawyers argue the sex was consensual.

19 hrs 19 mins ago
The Latest: Weather shuts down St. Louis airport
The Latest: Weather shuts down St. Louis airport

A powerful storm system that spawned dozens of tornado sightings is now causing significant flash flooding in parts of Oklahoma.

12 hrs 50 mins ago
San Francisco police chief: Journalist 'crossed the line'
San Francisco police chief: Journalist 'crossed the line'

A San Francisco reporter is demanding the return of property after police raided his home to find the source of a leaked report into the death of the city's public defender.

19 hrs 9 mins ago
Washington is 1st state to allow composting of human bodies
Washington is 1st state to allow composting of human bodies

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has approved a law making his state the first to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains.

2 hrs 19 mins ago
Lifer inmates excluded from Washington '3 strikes' change
Lifer inmates excluded from Washington '3 strikes' change

Dozens of inmates are set to stay in Washington state prisons for life because were left out of the latest in a multi-year wave of U.S. reforms targeting "three strikes" laws.

19 hrs 19 mins ago
Kentucky Gov. Bevin clears first hurdle, wins GOP primary
Kentucky Gov. Bevin clears first hurdle, wins GOP primary

Kentucky Republicans will give an initial verdict on Gov. Matt Bevin's job performance in Tuesday's primary election.

7 hrs 9 mins ago
Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules
Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules

Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of anti-abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant woman's marital status and tell her about the "emotional implications" of an abortion.

39 mins ago
Questions raised over Florida Cabinet meeting in Israel
Questions raised over Florida Cabinet meeting in Israel

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' plans to hold a Cabinet meeting while he's in Israel has raised concerns about whether the officials are violating the state's open-meeting laws.

6 hrs 29 mins ago
Police look at whether transgender women's deaths connected
Police look at whether transgender women's deaths connected

Police in Dallas say they are investigating whether the killings of two transgender women and an assault on a third are connected.

29 mins ago
Mississippi abortion law 'smacks of defiance,' US judge says
Mississippi abortion law 'smacks of defiance,' US judge says

A federal judge who struck down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier.

19 hrs 19 mins ago
NYPD officer says he inflated charge against Eric Garner
NYPD officer says he inflated charge against Eric Garner

After Eric Garner died during a confrontation with New York City police in 2014, one officer involved in the struggle says he wrote up paperwork exaggerating the seriousness of the dead man's suspected crime.

6 hrs 29 mins ago
Witness: Self-help guru was both a coward and bully
Witness: Self-help guru was both a coward and bully

A witness at the sex-trafficking trial of self-help guru Keith Raniere says he was a coward during his capture in Mexico and a bully with a disobedient follower.

59 mins ago
900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance
900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance

A Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds has pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case during a hearing held in a courthouse loading zone as he lay on a stretcher inside an ambulance.

3 hrs 39 mins ago
Colorado won't halt drilling as it refocuses rules on safety
Colorado won't halt drilling as it refocuses rules on safety

Colorado officials say they have no plans to stop energy companies from drilling for oil and gas while regulators overhaul state rules to focus on health, safety and the environment.

2 hrs 59 mins ago
Oregon hunts for bodies at ex-asylum seen in 'Cuckoo's Nest'
Oregon hunts for bodies at ex-asylum seen in 'Cuckoo's Nest'

Oregon will use ground-penetrating radar to search for bodies buried on a campus of the former psychiatric hospital where the movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" was filmed.

3 hrs 49 mins ago