BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a former Maryland state senator to three and a half years in prison in a bribery case.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A jaguar that killed nine other animals during a weekend escape from its habitat at the Audubon Zoo is believed to have bitten through a steel-cable barrier that forms the roof of its habitat, the zoo's managing director said Tuesday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Survivors of a high school shooting in Florida joined with teenagers affected by the Las Vegas Strip massacre during a town hall in Nevada addressing school safety and gun laws.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A woman who was sentenced as a juvenile to life in prison without parole for capital murder has been released from prison after her sentence was shortened following U.S. and state Supreme Court rulings finding such sentences to be unconstitutional.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal immigration authorities say a suspected serial rapist charged with posing as a Northern California ride-hailing driver to prey on his victims was living in the country illegally.
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a Senate battle brewing over Democrats' requests for documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's career.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An economic impact study estimates that attendance at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival increased dramatically over the previous year.
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the arraignment of Emanuel Lopes, who is accused of killing a Massachusetts police officer, as well as an innocent bystander. (all times local):
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is calling on rival parties in Cyprus "to show real political will and responsibility and make the necessary compromises" to reunify the divided Mediterranean island.
President Donald Trump caved to an onslaught of bipartisan criticism Tuesday, walking back his embrace of Vladimir Putin and claiming he misspoke when he said he couldn’t see “any reason” why Russia would have interfered in the 2016 U.S. election.
MIAMI (AP) — Officials say three people died after two planes crashed above the Florida Everglades.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A proposal for a high-voltage power line carrying wind energy across the Midwest has received a jolt of new life after the Missouri Supreme Court ruled that regulators wrongly rejected it.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia paraplegic man is accused of assaulting at least two exotic dancers.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Meridian Energy Group said Tuesday that it has begun site work for an oil refinery about 3 miles (5 kilometers) from Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota, though the project still faces hurdles, including a lawsuit by environmental groups.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M University leaders say Energy Secretary Rick Perry wasn't involved in a $2.5 billion nuclear weapons lab contract that partly went to his alma mater.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana prosecutor who's preparing formal charges against a man in the 1988 abduction, rape and killing of an 8-year-old girl says genealogy databases are powerful new tools for investigators.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump claims he misspoke on election meddling, now says he sees no reason why it wouldn't be Russia that was responsible.
NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York state Senate leader and his son were convicted on Tuesday of extortion, wire fraud and bribery charges that they pressured businesses to give the son no-show jobs or else risk losing the powerful Republican's political support.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says 'I accept' US intelligence agencies conclusions on Russian meddling.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing back against critics, Trump says US-Russia relationship 'has gotten substantially better'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate GOP leader: NATO 'most significant military alliance in history,' says Russia not US friend.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont state board has unanimously rejected a man's request to change the name of Mount Ascutney (ah-SKUT'-nee) to the original Abenaki name.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is lifting requirements for some tax-exempt groups to disclose the identities of their donors to federal tax authorities.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The foundation that's building a memorial at the site of the Pulse shooting in Orlando has issued a request for design ideas to help honor the 49 patrons who were killed at the gay nightclub.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A City Council candidate in St. Paul, Minnesota, arrested after a topless photo of his estranged wife was posted on his campaign website says he's the victim of a hacker.