December 22, 2017 - 1:51 pm
A deadly attack this week in Melbourne, Australia, in which a man plowed an SUV into a crowd of Christmas shoppers comes from the same playbook used by terrorists in recent years around the globe. Many new vehicles rolling off car lots in the United States are equipped with technology that causes...
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December 22, 2017 - 12:23 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Efforts by a former Ohio State and NFL football star to expand his antitrust lawsuit over alleged improper use of ex-players' images are futile and the complaint should be tossed out, talent management company IMG said in a court filing. The dozens of colleges and universities...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., right, shakes hands after presenting a pen to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., second from left, watches after signing the final version of the GOP tax bill during an enrollment ceremony at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
December 22, 2017 - 11:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a temporary spending bill into law on Friday to avert a government shutdown after the Republican-led Congress did the bare minimum in a sprint toward the holidays and punted disputes on immigration, health care and the budget to next year. The measure...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, foreground, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, attend a meeting while visiting the Military Academy of Strategic Rocket Troops of the Peter the Great in Balashikha, outside Moscow, Russia, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. Russian President Vladimir Putin is accusing the U.S. of violating a landmark Cold War-era arms nuclear pact. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
December 22, 2017 - 10:54 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday accused the U.S. of violating a landmark Cold War-era nuclear arms pact and harboring aggressive intentions, and pledged to fend off any potential threats at a fraction of the U.S. cost. Putin, speaking during a meeting with the top military...
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December 22, 2017 - 7:46 am
LONDON (AP) — A discount chain's online ad campaign showing a Christmas elf in suggestive poses is sparking complaints to British officials. The Advertising Standards Authority said Friday it has received more than 50 complaints from the public about the Christmas-related ads. Many said the ads...
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December 22, 2017 - 7:07 am
KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — Saying their son's teachers deserve more than a coffee mug for Christmas, an Ohio couple decided to give them bottles of wine with the child's picture on the label. Beavercreek resident Mary Sommers tells the Dayton Daily News she doubted the teachers needed any more mugs,...
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December 22, 2017 - 4:26 am
Examples of how states have been reacting to the threat of running out of federal money for the Children's Health Insurance Program. It was unclear how their plans might change with the short-term federal funds Congress approved Thursday. —Arizona: More than 24,000 children covered. Current funding...
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December 22, 2017 - 4:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — States are scrambling to decide how to spend the dwindling federal dollars used for a popular program that provides health insurance for nearly 9 million low-income children. Members of Congress left Washington for the holiday break without providing long-term funds for the...
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Lawmakers celebrate after voting against impeaching Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. Kuczynski survived an impeachment effort by opposition lawmakers trying to oust him over ties to Odebrecht. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
December 21, 2017 - 11:57 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski survived an impeachment vote in congress late Thursday, thwarting an attempt by opposition lawmakers to oust him over ties to the Brazilian construction giant implicated in the region's biggest corruption scandal. Legislators cast their votes after...
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December 21, 2017 - 11:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate quietly released a bare-bones report late Thursday on what a statement called "harassment settlement" data, showing that nearly $1.5 million in taxpayers' money has been spent over the past two decades to cover claims against lawmakers and other Senate offices. The two-...
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