- May Day activities in Seattle, Portland Updated: May-01-16 9:18 pm
SEATTLE - Hundreds of people marched through Seattle's Central District and downtown as part of May Day festivities to support immigrants and workers.
- The Latest: New Hampshire residents rally for justice Updated: May-01-16 9:17 pm
LOS ANGELES - The Latest on May Day marches across the U.S. (all times local):
- LGBT rights protesters vow to keep fighting Mississippi law Updated: May-01-16 9:14 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Hundreds of supporters of lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender rights protested Sunday against a new Mississippi law they call discriminatory, saying they're not giving up their fight.
- The Latest: Day-long May Day activities in Yakima Updated: May-01-16 9:11 pm
SEATTLE - The Latest on May Day rallies in the Northwest (all times local):
- Firefighters battle huge fire at New York City church Updated: May-01-16 9:10 pm
NEW YORK - Firefighters are battling a huge fire at a historic church in New York City.
- Elephants perform for final time at Ringling Bros. Updated: May-01-16 9:08 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus bid farewell to its performing elephants on Sunday, as the show closed its own chapter on a practice that has entertained audiences in America for two centuries but has come under fire by animal rights activists.
- Detroit teachers union calls for Monday sick-out Updated: May-01-16 8:58 pm
DETROIT - The union that represents Detroit's public school teachers is urging members to call in sick Monday.
- Rally seeks to foster fairness, justice for immigrants Updated: May-01-16 8:57 pm
DURHAM, New Hampshire - Social justice advocates in New Hampshire are making the rejection of racism, xenophobia and anti-Muslim sentiment the themes of their annual May Day Rally for Immigrant Justice.
- GOP leaders tout budget fix as plan that protects schools Updated: May-01-16 8:48 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Top Republicans in the Kansas Legislature on Sunday touted a budget-balancing plan as a measure protecting public schools, even in giving GOP Gov. Sam Brownback broad discretion to cut spending across state government.
- May Day marchers take to US streets in heated election year Updated: May-01-16 8:29 pm
LOS ANGELES - Hundreds of May Day marchers chanting slogans and carrying signs - and at least one Donald Trump piÃ±ata - took to the streets of Los Angeles on Sunday calling for immigrant and worker rights and decrying what they see as hateful presidential campaign rhetoric.
- Kansas House rejects welfare reform bill Updated: May-01-16 8:24 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas House debated a health bill Sunday that would make changes to eligibility for public assistance that supporters say will help reduce poverty but critics argue will rob poor children of basic essentials.
- The Latest: Elephants kick off final Ringling performance Updated: May-01-16 8:07 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Latest on elephants performing for the last time at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (all times local):
- Things to know about a gap year, when students take time off Updated: May-01-16 7:01 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's daughter Malia is taking a year off after graduating from high school before attending Harvard University as part of an expanding program for students known as a "gap year."
- Schumer: Probe billboards using phone data to track shoppers Updated: May-01-16 6:37 pm
NEW YORK - A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company's latest effort to target billboard ads to specific consumers.
- Volunteer firefighter dies battling North Carolina blaze Updated: May-01-16 6:34 pm
PINEVILLE, North Carolina - Authorities say a 20-year-old volunteer firefighter has died after battling a blaze in the Pineville area outside Charlotte.
- Iowa center for abused children raising $2 million to expand Updated: May-01-16 6:26 pm
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - A center for abused children in Sioux City is raising $2 million for an expansion project.
- Car bomb in southern Turkey kills 2 police officers Updated: May-01-16 6:26 pm
ANKARA, Turkey - A car bomb struck the entrance of a Turkish police station Sunday in the southern city of Gaziantep, killing two police officers and wounding 22 other people in a day marred by violence and May Day protests.
- Trade unions hold rallies to mark May Day; clashes Updated: May-01-16 6:19 pm
Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day. A look at some May Day events:
- 1886 northeastern Indiana volunteer fire bell restored Updated: May-01-16 6:14 pm
ALBION, Indiana - A 130-year-old bell used to summon volunteer firefighters in northeastern Indiana has been restored.
- Southwestern Indiana county's tactic targets youth gun cases Updated: May-01-16 6:13 pm
EVANSVILLE, Indiana - Juvenile court officials in one southwestern Indiana county are overhauling their probation services to address a rapidly growing number of gun-related crimes among youths.
- Hundreds march to support workers, demand justice Updated: May-01-16 6:06 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Hundreds of workers are rallying and marching along San Francisco's scenic bay-front in support of immigrant and workers' rights and to demand justice for several men fatally shot by city police.
- Egypt police block labor day assembly, workers urge freedoms Updated: May-01-16 6:02 pm
CAIRO - Egyptian police prevented hundreds of workers from holding a meeting in Cairo to commemorate International Workers' Day on Sunday, while independent trade union leaders urged the government to allow them freedom of assembly.
- Arkansas budget bill boosts Human Services, school funding Updated: May-01-16 5:59 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas' public schools, child welfare system and Medicaid program are set to receive funding increases while additional money is being tucked away for unexpected needs under a proposed $5.3 billion state budget unveiled Sunday.
- Tuition going up at Johns Hopkins Homewood campus Updated: May-01-16 5:11 pm
BALTIMORE - Tuition for liberal arts and engineering students at Johns Hopkins University will go up 3.5 percent this fall.
- Gathering seeks ways to improve health of Detroit residents Updated: May-01-16 5:09 pm
DETROIT - Health problems that disproportionally affect Detroit residents are the focus of a gathering at Wayne State University.