SEATTLE (AP) — The Justice Department wants a federal appeals court to put President Trump's travel ban case on hold until he issues a new order, but the states who sued to stop the ban want the case to move forward.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's long-running acrimony with his leading critic, opposition Sen. Leila de Lima, has set off sharp verbal exchanges as they have argued over his anti-drug crackdown, which has led to more than 7,000 deaths since last June.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the controversy over the arrest on immigration charges of a transgender woman at an El Paso courthouse (all times local):
News organizations including The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on-the-record White House press briefing Friday.
DIETRICH, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho judge has sentenced a high school football player to three years of probation and 300 hours of community service after prosecutors said he took part in a brutal locker room assault on a black football player in a small Idaho town.
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — The mayor of Selma refused to back down Friday in a fight that has united unlikely allies — black civil rights marchers and white Civil War re-enactors who refuse to pay thousands in fees to hold their events.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A coroner says the autopsy of an inmate found dead in his New Orleans cell shows signs that he died of causes related to drugs or medication.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A man who disrupted an American Airlines flight from the Los Angeles area, forcing it to make an unscheduled landing in Lubbock, Texas, has pleaded guilty to interfering with a flight crew.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The attorney for a Mexican immigrant woman arrested in El Paso while obtaining a protective order against her allegedly abusive boyfriend has asked a judge for her immediate release.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Planned Parenthood affiliate has won a battle over whether doctors can perform abortions and sonograms at a Florida health center.
DAYTONA BEACH SHORES, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man suspected of killing his uncle during a land dispute in Texas was arrested after coming to Florida to attend NASCAR races at Daytona International Speedway.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A long-running lawsuit over Texas' contentious voter ID law will move forward in federal court, even as the Republican-controlled Legislature considers how best to modify it.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Friday morning as investors again look for safer places to put their money. Business technology company Hewlett Packard Enterprises is falling after it announced weak sales. Bond prices are dropping and yields rising. That's sending interest rates lowe…
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston, who was accused of raping another student when he was in college, says he made a "poor word choice" in comments about women in a recent talk to students at a Florida elementary school.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who had been banned from a school's gymnasium will be able to watch his son compete in wrestling tournaments, albeit from an unspecified area "adjacent" to the gym.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of shooting two Indians in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, killing one man and injuring two others in an attack that some witnesses said was racially motivated, has been charged with murder and attempted murder.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Michael Peterson is out of theories as to how his wife died at the bottom of a staircase in the couple's mansion in Durham, North Carolina, more than 15 years ago. Did Kathleen Peterson fall down those stairs? Did an intruder attack her?
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Authorities cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year, searching tents and huts and arresting dozens of holdouts who had defied a government order to leave.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California police chief and mayor on Thursday accused federal agents of duping local officers assisting in the takedown of suspected members of the notorious El Salvadoran-based gang into helping make immigration arrests.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Gloria Najar said it felt like an "apocalypse" when she returned home after being evacuated in a flood that sent waist-high water into homes and streets in San Jose.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump's top aides on Thursday delivered one overriding message to the thousands of conservative activists gathered for their annual conference outside of Washington: Don't blow it.
The search for a teacher and former beauty queen who vanished from her south Georgia home nearly 12 years ago finally yielded some answers Thursday as authorities charged a former student with her murder.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge's ruling is increasing the possible penalty that three former Penn State administrators could face if convicted of crimes for how they responded to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Mexican and U.S. trade industry leaders have gathered in El Paso to discuss business in the era of U.S. President Donald Trump, who says he wants renegotiate or dismantle the North American Free Trade Act.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man opened fire at a crowded Kansas bar, killing one man and wounding two others before he was arrested in Missouri, police said Thursday about an attack that some witnesses suggested had racial overtones.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — So many women showed up at a Minneapolis tattoo parlor for a permanent reminder of female solidarity that it had to turn away some latecomers.
Bills to curtail transgender people's access to public restrooms are pending in about a dozen states, but even in conservative bastions such as Texas and Arkansas they may be doomed by high-powered opposition.
Bills to curtail transgender people's access to public restrooms are pending in a dozen states, but even in conservative bastions such as Texas and Arkansas they may be doomed by high-powered opposition.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — An off-duty California officer who didn't want teens walking across his lawn fired his gun during a struggle with a 13-year-old boy and other youths, igniting unruly protests after video of the fight surfaced and two boys were arrested.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tapped former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Kathleen Blatz to be interim chairwoman of the state's embattled oversight agency of the Minnesota Vikings' stadium on Thursday, installing a fresh face to lead a board that's been wracked by et…
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year's State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime commitment to the central Illinois town, declaring "We wouldn't be Peoria without Caterpillar."
HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — The owner of a New York zoo planning to live-stream a giraffe giving birth says the video feed was briefly removed from YouTube because animal rights activists labeled it sexually explicit.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ahead of Sunday's 89th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony many expect will be a "La La Land" sweep.
NEW YORK (AP) — Conservative activist James O'Keefe has released what he says are 119 hours of raw audio secretly recorded inside CNN's Atlanta headquarters in 2009.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. indexes are mixed early Thursday following modest losses the day before. Energy companies are making the biggest gains as the price of oil jumps and companies that pay big dividends are rising as bond yields slip. Technology and industrial companies are taking smal…
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana lottery official says the sole winning ticket for an estimated $435 million Powerball jackpot was sold in an Indiana city.