Bid to strip terrorist's citizenship may mark new Trump way

CHICAGO (AP) — The Department of Justice has taken the rare step of seeking to strip a convicted terrorist of his U.S. citizenship as he serves the last several years of a 20-year prison sentence for plotting to destroy New York’s Brooklyn Bridge. Some national...

Cities, sheriffs find flaws in Trump's immigration jail list

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Several city officials and sheriffs around the U.S. lashed out Tuesday at a White House report aiming to shame them over what the Trump administration sees as lax immigration policies, saying it includes wrong or misleading information about recent...

Altered Facebook news headline jolts Virginia governors race

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Facebook users beware: that headline on the politically related news article you’re reading – including this one – may not be real. An altered Facebook headline on a newspaper story involving a statue of Robert E. Lee has blown up into...

Cities, sheriffs find flaws in Trump's immigration jail list

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Several city officials and sheriffs around the U.S. lashed out Tuesday at a White House report aiming to shame them over what the Trump administration sees as lax immigration policies, saying it includes wrong or misleading information about recent...

Man who stopped fight gets millions of views, tons of praise

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A video showing a man apparently stopping a fight between two teenagers in New Jersey has drawn millions of views and heaps of praise for his intervention. The video has been viewed more than 20 million times since being posted on Facebook on...

Student sues Columbia, alleging 'indifference' to 2 rapes

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who wrote about her experience as a sexual assault survivor while she was still in high school has filed a lawsuit against Columbia University charging that she was raped twice in her dorm room as a freshman. Amelia Roskin-Frazee charged in a federal...

APNewsBreak: 124 Illinois prison nurses get layoff notices

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The 124 union nurses working in Illinois prisons have received layoff notices telling them their jobs are being privatized, according to a letter from Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office obtained by The Associated Press. The notice from the...

Cities, sheriffs find flaws in US immigration detainer list

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Local officials from Philadelphia to Texas say a Trump administration report aimed at shaming jails with so-called sanctuary policies includes bad or misleading information. The mayor of Providence, Rhode Island, said Tuesday that he didn’t...

A look at the inmates scheduled to die in Arkansas in April

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas plans to execute eight inmates in a 10-day period next month – an accelerated schedule designed to carry out the death sentences before a chemical component of the lethal injections expires. A look at the condemned prisoners and their...

APNewsBreak: Virginia governor pardons 'Norfolk 4' sailors

AP Photo/Uncredited RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s governor pardoned four former sailors who became known as the “Norfolk Four,” ending a decades-long fight to clear the men of rape and murder convictions based on intimidating police interrogations. A...