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House Republicans Repackage Election-Year Bills

House Republicans Repackage Election-Year Bills

By MATTHEW DALY and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER  09.18.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — In case you missed them the first time, House Republicans have passed an election-year package of tax cuts, regulation...
Congress Approves Bill To Cut Rape Evidence Backlog

Congress Approves Bill To Cut Rape Evidence Backlog

09.18.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation Thursday renewing a soon to expire program that helps local governments...
New Lawsuit Filed In Kansas Senate Race

New Lawsuit Filed In Kansas Senate Race

09.18.2014
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A registered Democratic voter has filed a new petition with the Kansas Supreme Court asking it to force the party...
The Senate Approved A Big Promotion For One Congressman

The Senate Approved A Big Promotion For One Congressman

09.18.2014
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Congressman Joe Heck's promotion to one-star general now has the blessing of the U.S. Senate. ...
Slain Police Trooper Eulogized As Impeccable Officer

Slain Police Trooper Eulogized As Impeccable Officer

MICHAEL RUBINKAM  09.18.2014
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Cpl. Bryon Dickson was an impeccable officer who put his family first and could always be counted on for advice...
Chris Christie Is Getting Tired Of Bridgegate

Chris Christie Is Getting Tired Of Bridgegate

09.18.2014
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says he's growing tired of the legislative committee investigating politically motivated lane...
Ukrainian President Asks U.S. For Military Aid

Ukrainian President Asks U.S. For Military Aid

By DEB RIECHMANN  09.18.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The president of Ukraine is asking the U.S. to give his soldiers lethal military equipment in its battle against Russian-backed...
Wehby Blames Former Staff Member For Plagiarism Controversy

Wehby Blames Former Staff Member For Plagiarism Controversy

By JONATHAN J. COOPER  09.18.2014
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Monica Wehby on Wednesday blamed a former staff member for policy positions that...
Out-Of-Control Wildfire Doubles In Size In California

Out-Of-Control Wildfire Doubles In Size In California

09.18.2014
POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — An out-of-control wildfire that was threatening more than 2,000 homes in Northern California showed explosive...
Amnesty International Reports Nigerian Police Routinely Use Torture

Amnesty International Reports Nigerian Police Routinely Use Torture

By MICHELLE FAUL  09.18.2014
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nigeria's police and military routinely torture women, men and children as young as 12 with beatings, shootings,...
U.S. To Train Veterans To Install Solar Panels

U.S. To Train Veterans To Install Solar Panels

By JOSH LEDERMAN  09.18.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is planning to train veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, the White House said...
Not All Iowa Democrats Are Sold On Hillary Clinton For President

Not All Iowa Democrats Are Sold On Hillary Clinton For President

By THOMAS BEAUMONT and CATHERINE LUCEY  09.18.2014
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Not every Iowa Democrat is cheering for Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president. Some have a gnawing desire...
Police Trooper Killed In Ambush To Be Laid To Rest

Police Trooper Killed In Ambush To Be Laid To Rest

MICHAEL RUBINKAM  09.18.2014
Hundreds of mourners, including law enforcement officers from around the country, are gathering in Scranton, Pennsylvania, for the funeral...
Obama Praises House Vote On Arming Syrian Rebels

Obama Praises House Vote On Arming Syrian Rebels

By JOSH LEDERMAN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE  09.17.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama praised a House vote Wednesday granting him authority for the U.S. military to train and arm...