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Obama commutes 330 drug sentences on last day as president

January 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a last major act as president, Barack Obama cut short the sentences of 330 federal inmates convicted of drug crimes on Thursday, bringing his bid to correct what he's called ... more »»

Black Americans weep for the Obama era and uncertain future

January 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the night in 2008 when Barack Obama was elected the country's first black president, many black Americans wept. more »»

Scientists will live in a dome for 8 months to simulate Mars

January 19, 2017

HONOLULU (AP) — Six carefully selected scientists will spend the next eight months living inside a man-made dome on a remote Hawaii volcano as part of a human-behavior study that could help NASA... more »»

In Alaska, minus 59 takes toll on cars, pipes, state of mind

January 19, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Cynthia Erickson woke up early, hoping her four furnaces were working. more »»

US ends probe of Tesla fatal crash without seeking recall

January 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tesla Motors Inc. won't face a recall or fine as a result of a fatal crash involving its Autopilot system, but U.S. more »»

In Alaska, -59 takes toll on cars, pipes and state of mind

January 19, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Cynthia Erickson woke up early, hoping her four furnaces were working. more »»

NY lawsuits blame social media in terror attacks

January 19, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The families of victims of terror attacks in Paris, Brussels and Israel are blaming social media companies including Facebook and Twitter for facilitating communications among... more »»

Study: Texas abortions declined as clinics got farther away

January 19, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The number of abortions performed throughout Texas dropped after a 2013 law forced the closure of clinics in all but the largest cities, and the decline was steeper the... more »»

1 in 4 US men have cancer-linked HPV genital infections

January 19, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — The first national estimate suggests that nearly half of U.S. more »»

NASA study in Hawaii paving way for human travel to Mars

January 19, 2017

HONOLULU (AP) — A group of NASA-funded researchers are poised to enter an isolated geodesic dome on a remote Hawaii volcano to study human behavior in long-term space exploration, including a... more »»

Even in Alaska, temps as low as -59 are hard to handle

January 19, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Cynthia Erickson woke up early, hoping her four furnaces were working. more »»

Former President George H.W. Bush and wife hospitalized

January 19, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. more »»

First of 3 more storms hits California as drought retreats

January 19, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The worst area of drought in California has significantly narrowed to a small region northwest of Los Angeles that has stubbornly failed to benefit from Pacific storms that hav... more »»

1st US rules for pot in public fire up debate in Denver

January 19, 2017

DENVER (AP) — Denver started work Wednesday on becoming the first city in the U.S. to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and art galleries. more »»

The Latest: Obama chats with leaders of India, Afghanistan

January 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama (all times EST):

9:15 p.m. more »»

Man says Milwaukee's sheriff detained him for shaking head

January 19, 2017

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man says a tough-talking, cowboy-hat wearing Wisconsin sheriff detained him after a flight because the man shook his head at the lawman, who has gained a national... more »»

 
 
 

 

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