Nation

National News
20 results total, viewing 1 - 20
NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent New York University professor who is being sued by a former student who accuses her of sexual harassment said that her relationship with him was not sexual and that affectionate emails they exchanged were just "gay-coded" correspondence.Professor Avita Ronell, a …
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado will allow alcohol sales in the general concourse areas at Folsom Field for the first time in more than two decades.The university said Friday that after a four-year trial of limited beer and wine sales through "beer gardens," the sales will be extended to the …
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday called on the U.S. government and the American Civil Liberties Union to come up with a plan to address the rights of parents and children to seek asylum.During a hearing, U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw asked the two sides to come to an agreement …
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas election officials certified independent Greg Orman as a candidate for Kansas governor on Friday, and the businessman immediately tried to appeal to disaffected Republicans, who he said view GOP hopeful Kris Kobach as "incompetent and corrupt."Orman's entry into …
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Attorneys general around the U.S. have been largely silent this week about any plans to conduct an investigation like Pennsylvania's that uncovered widespread child sexual abuse in six Roman Catholic dioceses, although New York's top prosecutor is an exception, saying …
Elon Musk's erratic behavior was front and center again this week as the CEO of Tesla conceded that he's overwhelmed by job stress, pushing his electric car company's stock down and bringing pressure on its board to take action.Musk's revelation, in a Thursday interview with The New York Times, …
PHOENIX (AP) — The sales and marketing director of Backpage.com pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to facilitate prostitution, acknowledging that he participated in a scheme to give free ads to prostitutes in a bid to draw them away from competitors and win over their future business.Dan …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A South Korean-born U.S. Army specialist who sued after the military moved to discharge her has been granted citizenship, her attorneys said Friday.Yea Ji Sea, 29, had filed a lawsuit last month demanding a response to her citizenship application. She came to the country …
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin sports talk radio host had a good reason when listeners heard dead air this week: He'd just been struck by lightning.Bill Michaels was hit Thursday in Eau Claire as he hosted his show from the patio of a golf club as thunderstorms moved in.Michaels told …
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the certification of Greg Orman as an independent candidate in the November ballot for governor (all times local):4:50 p.m.The gubernatorial campaign of Kris Kobach is hitting back on assertions by Independent candidate Greg Orman that many Kansas …
Florida's penchant for the weird and strange — often manifested in new ways of criminal behavior (think chasing people through a store with a live alligator) — is so prevalent it's created a cottage industry of chroniclers and followers.But like a contagion that has escaped a …
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — News outlets are challenging a Maryland law meant to fight foreign meddling in online political advertising because they say it creates unfair burdens on media sites that publish such ads.The Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association and several newspapers filed the …
SPRING HILL, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a baby has died after being left in a hot car in Florida.Hernando County Sheriff's officials say Eric O'Callaghan found his son, 9-month-old Keyton, in the car in the driveway Friday morning. The father performed CPR on his son until rescuers arrived. …
FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) — Colorado authorities prepared Friday to file formal charges against an oil and gas worker accused of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters inside their suburban home, then dumping their bodies on his employer's property.Police said the mother, Shanann …
KARNES CITY, Texas (AP) — An advocacy group says 16 men temporarily transferred out of a Texas family immigration detention center have been returned following what federal authorities called a "disturbance."During a conference call Friday, the group Raices Texas said 16 of its clients were …
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been accused of destroying evidence relevant to the case of families from Sandy Hook Elementary School who are suing him for claiming the massacre was a hoax.In a filing Friday, attorneys for two Sandy Hook victims noted that Jones said …
MIAMI (AP) — The men behind a sophisticated Florida bird-smuggling operation that poached more than 400 songbirds are going to prison.The U.S. Attorney's Office said this week that the men installed bird callers and painted trees and other perches with a sticky adhesive across the Everglades …
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership, including Gretchen Carlson.In a letter sent Friday to former Miss Americas, Cara Mund says she decided to speak out despite the risk of …
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — State prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a man accused of fatally shooting a Florida police officer and then taunting other officers.Court documents say 29-year-old Wisner Desmaret was fleeing officer Adam Jobbers-Miller after stealing a cellphone July …
HOMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) — An explosion and fire destroyed a coffee shop Friday in this rural south Georgia city, injuring three workers and prompting a warning from city officials for residents to avoid the downtown area.The blast rocked tiny Homerville, a city of about 2,500 people, shortly …

Powered by Creative Circle Media Solutions