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Deadline brings high interest for health insurance

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A blizzard, jammed phone lines and unreliable websites failed to stop throngs of procrastinating Americans from trying to sign up for health coverage by the midnight Monday deadline for President Barack Obama’s signature domestic policy...
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New report details racial gap among US children

HOLD FOR RELEASE AT 12:01 A.M. TUESDAY. APRIL 1; A new index based on 12 indicators that measure a child’s success from birth to adulthood by race; 3c x 5 inches; 146 mm x 127 mm; HOLD FOR RELEASE AT 12:01 A.M. TUESDAY. APRIL 1; A new index based on 12 indicators that...
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AP sources: Health law sign-ups on track to hit 7M

People line up to enroll for health insurance at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Monday, March 31, 2014. The deadline is just hours away to sign up for insurance in the first enrollment period under President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. (AP Photo/San...
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Mudslide missing drops to 22; 24 confirmed dead

An American flag hangs from the only cedar post left standing at the scene of a deadly mudslide, Monday, March 31, 2014, in Oso, Wash. (AP Photo/The Herald, Sofia Jaramillo) An American flag hangs from the only cedar post left standing at the scene of a deadly mudslide, Monday,...
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Body in DC park believed to be murder suspect’s

Washington Metro Police and cadets search in Kenilworth Park in Washington, Monday, March 31, 2014. Police have been searching the park in northeast Washington since last week for clues in the case of eight-year-old Relisha Rudd, last seen in the company of Kahlil Tatum, a...
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Blast rocks Washington gas plant; 4 workers hurt

In this aerial photo, the Williams Northwest Pipeline plant is seen after a natural gas pipeline ruptured at the plant in Plymouth, Wash., Monday, March 31, 2014. Benton County Sheriff Steven Keane said some gas leaked from the tank to the ground in a containment area and...
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Prosecutor: Woman stabbed beau 25 times with heel

Ana Lilia Trujillo, left, sits in the courtroom before opening arguments in her trial, Monday, March 31, 2014, in Houston. Trujillo, 45, is charged with murder, accused of killing her 59-year-old boyfriend, Alf Stefan Andersson, at his Museum District high-rise condominium in...
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More mudslide victims found as state seeks new aid

An American flag hangs from the only cedar post left standing at the scene of a deadly mudslide, Monday, March 31, 2014, in Oso, Wash. (AP Photo/The Herald, Sofia Jaramillo) An American flag hangs from the only cedar post left standing at the scene of a deadly mudslide, Monday,...
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Asiana: Jet partly to blame in California crash

FILE – In this July 6, 2013 aerial file photo, the wreckage of Asiana Flight 214 lies on the ground after it crashed at the San Francisco International Airport, in San Francisco. Asiana Airlines says the Boeing 777 that crashed at San Francisco International Airport had...
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Deadline dash: Glitches slow health care sign-ups

People line up to enroll for health insurance at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Monday, March 31, 2014. The deadline is just hours away to sign up for insurance in the first enrollment period under President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. (AP Photo/San...