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Colorado OKs electric car requirement to fight air pollution

August 16, 2019

DENVER (AP) — Colorado tightened its air quality regulations on Friday, requiring that at least 5% of the vehicles sold in the state by 2023 emit zero pollution. more »»

2 men sentenced for plotting to attack Muslim community

August 16, 2019

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Two of four young men arrested for plotting to attack an upstate New York Muslim community with homemade explosives were sentenced Friday to four to 12 years in prison. more »»

Court: US can reject asylum along parts of Mexico border

August 16, 2019

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday cleared the way for the U.S. more »»

New York pursuing Sacklers' financial records in opioid case

August 16, 2019

New York officials are demanding that banks and other companies with connections to the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma hand over financial records as the state tries to trace wher... more »»

Uber driver convicted of raping intoxicated passenger

August 16, 2019

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — An Uber driver has been found guilty of raping an intoxicated woman he picked up at a casino near Philadelphia. more »»

Kidnapping victim Elizabeth Smart's father comes out as gay

August 16, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The father of Utah kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart has come out as gay, saying his decision brings challenges but also "huge relief. more »»

Republicans still waiting on Pompeo in Kansas Senate race

August 16, 2019

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Even though U.S. more »»

Beer named for Pacific island nuke test site draws criticism

August 16, 2019

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Texas-based company is facing criticism for naming a beer after the location of nuclear tests that resulted in the contamination of a Pacific island chain, a report said. more »»

Democrats plan early return for work on gun legislation

August 16, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee will be returning early from their summer recess to consider gun-violence legislation in the wake of this month's mass shootings in... more »»

Mormon church warning: Beware of those fancy coffee drinks

August 16, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name, that vaping is banned despite the... more »»

Police seek to question man in NYC rice cooker bomb scare

August 16, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Three abandoned devices that looked like pressure cookers prompted an evacuation of a major New York City subway station and closed off an intersection in another part of town... more »»

Critics blast Oregon repeal of tsunami-zone building ban

August 16, 2019

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — With sunlight sparkling off surrounding Yaquina Bay, workers are putting up an ocean-studies building, smack in the middle of an area expected to one day be hit by a tsunami. more »»

Latino actors, writers pen 'letter of solidarity' amid fears

August 16, 2019

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Actresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria are leading a group of more than 150 writers, artists and leaders who have written a public "letter of solidarity" to U.S. more »»

Officers stake out 2 airports, nab accused turtle trafficker

August 16, 2019

ATLANTA (AP) — An investigation involving two of the world's biggest airports and hundreds of turtles has led to federal charges that a man illegally shipped the reptiles to China. more »»

Judge orders paper ballot contingency plan for Georgia

August 16, 2019

ATLANTA (AP) — If Georgia election officials fail to meet the tight timeline they've set to implement an entirely new voting system, they'll have to quickly pivot to hand-marked paper ballots for... more »»

Critics: Oregon courts disaster with new tsunami-zone law

August 16, 2019

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — With sunlight sparkling off surrounding Yaquina Bay, workers are putting up an ocean-studies building, smack in the middle of an area expected to one day be hit by a tsunami. more »»

Feeling alone, man invites world to El Paso victim's funeral

August 16, 2019

When 63-year-old Margie Reckard was killed by a gunman who opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, earlier this month, Antonio Basco lost his entire world. more »»

Worried about a recession? Protect yourself but don't panic

August 16, 2019

If the threat of a recession gives you pause when it comes to your personal finances, remember now is a time to prepare, not panic. more »»

Lawsuit challenges California's assault weapons ban

August 16, 2019

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A gun-rights group sued Thursday to block California from enforcing its assault weapons ban, contending it violates the Second Amendment right to bear arms. more »»

 
 

 

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