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US, EU hit Russia with new sanctions over Ukraine

U.S. President Barack Obama looks towards Press Secretary Jay Carney during a joint news conference with Philippines President Benigno Aquino III at Malacanang Palace in Manila, the Philippines, Monday, April 28, 2014. President Obama said a 10-year agreement signed Monday to...
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Fla. military mom on trial for killing kids

Julie Schenecker, center, is led into a Tampa, Fla. courtroom for the first day of jury selection for her trial, Monday, April 28, 2014. Shenecker is being tried for the January 28, 2011 murder of her two children Calyx and Beau Schenecker, her 16-year-old daughter and...
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Powerful storms, tornadoes kill 16 in 3 states

A row of lightly damages houses, top, face destroyed homes in a Vilonia, Ark., neighborhood Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado struck the town late Sunday, killing at least 16 people. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) A row of lightly damages houses, top, face destroyed homes in a...
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AP PHOTOS: Tornados rip across Midwest

People walk between two destroyed houses in Mayflower, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left at least 17 dead in a violent start to this year’s storm season,...
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Powerful storms, tornadoes kill 18 in 3 states

A row of lightly damages houses, top, face destroyed homes in a Vilonia, Ark., neighborhood Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado struck the town late Sunday, killing at least 16 people. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) A row of lightly damages houses, top, face destroyed homes in a...

Minimum wage approaches likely Senate rejection

WASHINGTON (AP) — The push by President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats to raise the federal minimum wage seems ready to join the parade of issues that gets buried in Congress but — the party hopes — propels voters to the polls this November....
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New York lawmaker in custody on US fraud charges

FILE – In this May 9, 2012 file photo, Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Grimm is facing criminal charges from federal prosecutors, his lawyer said on Friday, April 25, 2014. A House Ethics Committee announced in November...
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Utah woman accused of killing 6 babies charged

Megan Huntsman, accused of killing six of her babies and storing their bodies in her garage, appears in court Monday, April 21, 2014, in Provo, Utah. A state judge granted county prosecutors a week to sort through evidence and ensure they choose the proper charges. Huntsman is...
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NY lawmaker in custody on US fraud charges

FILE – In this May 9, 2012 file photo, Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Grimm is facing criminal charges from federal prosecutors, his lawyer said on Friday, April 25, 2014. A House Ethics Committee announced in November...
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Prosecutors: NY lawmaker in custody on US charges

FILE – In this May 9, 2012 file photo, Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Grimm is facing criminal charges from federal prosecutors, his lawyer said on Friday, April 25, 2014. A House Ethics Committee announced in November...