- Lawmakers consider ways to help homeless students Updated: Mar-08-14 1:53 pm
- At 50, landmark libel case relevant in digital age Updated: Mar-08-14 1:46 pm
- For Obama, a last stab at improving ties with Hill Updated: Mar-08-14 1:05 pm
- 4 nations urge US gas exports amid Ukraine crisis Updated: Mar-08-14 1:00 pm
- Obama continues telephone outreach on Ukraine Updated: Mar-08-14 12:58 pm
- 750 immigration detainees on hunger strike Updated: Mar-08-14 12:58 pm
- NTSB: Police chopper too low, likely causing crash Updated: Mar-08-14 12:41 pm
- FBI seeks suspects in South Georgia bank robbery Updated: Mar-08-14 12:29 pm
- US Navy sends destroyer to help in plane search Updated: Mar-08-14 12:04 pm
- Longmont, Lyons, Jamestown get $52M in flood aid Updated: Mar-08-14 11:26 am
- Pa. DEP slow to act on Alpha coal mining offenses Updated: Mar-08-14 11:20 am
- Competitive House races shaping up across New York Updated: Mar-08-14 11:11 am
- La. Legislature opens three-month session Monday Updated: Mar-08-14 10:17 am
- Battle over new US-Canada bridge moves to court Updated: Mar-08-14 9:53 am
- Pa. GOP feud spills into public at sensitive time Updated: Mar-08-14 9:21 am
- Woman becomes 6th made general in NY Air Guard Updated: Mar-08-14 8:29 am
- Indian flight catches fire in Nepal; no casualties Updated: Mar-08-14 7:55 am
- Coast Guard begins ice breaking on Lake Superior Updated: Mar-08-14 6:14 am
- Kodiak spouse in running for national award Updated: Mar-08-14 5:56 am
- Governor to OK some public employee pay raises Updated: Mar-08-14 5:05 am
- NY National Guard commander to discuss Iraq book Updated: Mar-08-14 5:05 am
- E-cigarettes ignite debate over regulation, sales Updated: Mar-08-14 4:13 am
- GOP Senate candidates will meet in Macon debate Updated: Mar-08-14 4:05 am
- Energy Dept. offers plan for leaking Hanford tank Updated: Mar-08-14 2:40 am
- Public funds for private schools on Senate docket Updated: Mar-07-14 11:53 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Mary Kamandala worried about her children.
WASHINGTON - Singer Courtney Love hadn't been born and tweeting was reserved for birds when The New York Times won a landmark libel case at the Supreme Court in 1964.
WASHINGTON - In late December, President Barack Obama's new legislative affairs team sent him more than a dozen recommendations for ways to improve his strained relations with Capitol Hill. The president responded with a few ideas of his own, including a request for more social events with lawmakers at the White House.
WASHINGTON - Four Central European nations are urging the United States to boost natural gas exports to Europe as a hedge against the possibility that Russia could cut off its supply of gas to Ukraine.
KEY LARGO, Florida - The White House says President Barack Obama is continuing his telephone outreach on Ukraine during his Florida vacation.
TACOMA, Washington - The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement department has confirmed that 750 detainees at the Northwest Detention Center have refused to eat and say they are on a hunger strike.
ATLANTA - Federal investigators have determined the deadly crash of an Atlanta police helicopter more than a year ago was likely because the pilot was flying too low and was unable to see a power pole and wires during a search for a missing child.
ALAPAHA, Georgia - The Federal Bureau of Investigation and local police and sheriff's deputies are searching for suspects in the armed robbery of a south Georgia bank.
WASHINGTON - The Navy says it has dispatched a warship to aid in the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner.
LONGMONT, Colorado - The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it has provided about $52 million in disaster aid to Longmont, Jamestown and Lyons since last September's flood.
PITTSBURGH - Alpha Natural Resources regularly reported chronic coal mining violations of the federal Clean Water Act to the state Department of Environmental Protection, but the company was not fined until a federal investigation uncovered those offenses.
ALBANY, New York - An empty seat and swing districts loom large as Republicans and Democrats look to pick up House seats in New York this year.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's budget worries have lessened as the state's income has started to rebound from the recession, giving lawmakers more breathing room to bicker over other issues as they kick off their annual legislative session Monday.
DETROIT - The owner of the Ambassador Bridge is asking a judge to stop the U.S. Coast Guard from giving a permit for a new bridge connecting Michigan and Ontario.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The simmering feud between establishment Republicans in Pennsylvania and the party's wing of anti-establishment conservatives is exploding into the public in a way it rarely, if ever, has. And it is doing so at a time when Republicans are at risk of losing the control of Harrisburg they have enjoyed for three years.
ALBANY, New York - New York Air National Guard Col. Dawne Deskins is being promoted to brigadier general.
KATMANDU, Nepal - An Indian jetliner caught fire while landing in Nepal's capital on Saturday, but there were no casualties reported among the 170 people on board, officials said.
SUPERIOR, Wisconsin - The U.S. Coast Guard is beginning to break the ice on Lake Superior and officials say the process will be difficult this year.
KODIAK, Alaska - Danielle Medolla has spent years helping other people, now she is getting rewarded for it.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Gov. Susana Martinez will approve proposed 3 percent pay raises for state workers and public school employees.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - The commander of the New York Army National Guard's famous "Fighting 69th" will give a talk on the book he wrote about the unit's service in the Iraq War.
LANSING, Michigan - Banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to kids may seem like a no-brainer, yet Gov. Rick Snyder's administration and a number of health advocacy groups oppose legislation that does just that. They say it doesn't go far enough.
MACON, Georgia - The crowded field of Republican U.S. Senate candidates is gathering on the same stage again.
RICHLAND, Washington - The U.S. Department of Energy has given the state of Washington a plan for emptying a leaking nuclear waste storage tank at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
JUNEAU, Alaska - A proposal to amend Alaska's constitution to allow for public money to go to private or religious schools has been placed on the Senate calendar for Monday.