By MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer NEW YORK (AP) 03/06 — The head of the Food and Drug Administration wants to more than double the number of packages his agency inspects for illicit drugs,Read more »
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 01/29 — As prison officials combat contraband cellphones in the hands of the nation’s inmates, a wireless trade group says court orders should be required to shut down the devices.
By STEVEN DUBOIS, Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 01/26 — The family of an Arizona rancher who was killed by police during the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon alleged in a U.S.
By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) 01/15 — When Jonathan Scheuer got an alert on his phone of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii,
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 01/09 — The Nevada rancher accused of leading an armed standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up his cattle in 2014 walked out of a courthouse in Las Vegas a free and defiant man Monday,
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 12/23 — A mistrial in the federal prosecution of a family of ranchers who led an armed standoff against government agents prompted Attorney General Jeff Sessions to launch an investigation into the case and renewed calls for a broad review of U.S.
By PHUONG LE, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 12/22 — Video from the cab of the Amtrak train that hurtled off the tracks in Washington state,
By PHUONG LE, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 12/21 — Experts say it’s possible the engineer on an Amtrak train that derailed as it hurtled into a curve at more than twice the speed limit was distracted for an extended period of time before the train plunged off an overpass and onto a busy interstate,
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 12/20 — A U.S. judge in Nevada dealt another defeat Wednesday to federal prosecutors trying to punish leaders of armed standoffs meant to oppose federal authority over vast swaths of land in the American West.
By STEPHEN BRAUN and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 12/17 — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian contacts with President Donald Trump’s campaign has gained access to thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration,
By MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) 12/01 — U.S. health officials on Thursday approved the first injectable form of the leading medication to treat patients recovering from addiction to heroin,
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) 12/01 — A Kentucky city will keep its rainbow-colored crosswalks while it investigates why federal government officials say the gesture honoring the LGBTQ community is a safety hazard.Read more »
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 11/14 — A stubborn rancher’s refusal to recognize federal authority in the West will be presented to a jury in Las Vegas,
By ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) 11/07 — The Pentagon has known for at least two decades about failures to give military criminal history information to the FBI,
WASHINGTON (AP) 11/04 — The nation’s chief law enforcement officer is finding himself in a familiar spot: belittled by the president, pressured to investigate political opponents and sucked back into the center of the storm around the investigation into the Trump administration’s campaign ties to Russia.In President Donald Trump’s Cabinet,Read more »
By JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) 11/03 — The armed robbery suspect hiding out in a camper in rural Michigan heard state troopers closing in,
By SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 10/26 — The Trump administration has settled lawsuits with tea party groups that received extra, often burdensome scrutiny when applying for tax-exempt status,
By DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) 09/12 — A government backlog of 700,000 security clearance reviews has led agencies like the Defense Department to inadvertently issue interim passes to criminals — even rapists and killers — prompting calls for better and faster vetting of people with access to the nation’s secrets.Read more »
By ANICK JESDANUN , AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) 08/31 — Roads, refineries and other infrastructure have taken a beating in the Texas and Louisiana regions hit by Harvey — but cellphone networks so far remain largely functional.One reason: Big carriers brought in supplemental equipment and backup power and turned to drones to diagnose problems.
LODGE GRASS, Mont. (AP) 08/07 — Drugs and gang activity were factors in a residential shooting that killed three people and injured two others on Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation,