Give drug felons food stamps, many states now say

AP Photo/Grant Schulte LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is desperate to stop the runaway growth of its prison population, but doing so depends a lot on...

Changes planned 1 year after Alabama sailboat race tragedy

AP Photo/GM Andrews BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Organizers of a major Gulf Coast sailboat race are making changes to improve safety a year after the...

Winners of 100th-annual Pulitzer Prizes to be announced

NEW YORK (AP) — The winners of the Pulitzer Prizes in journalism, letters, drama and music are set to be announced in New York City. The year marks...

The Latest: 2 Boston Marathon survivors among those running

AP Photo/Michael Dwyer BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on Monday’s 120th running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): — 9:10 a.m. Two...

Man plans to sue over conviction in 1957 schoolgirl killing

CHICAGO (AP) — A 76-year-old Washington state man released from prison after a prosecutor concluded he was wrongly convicted in the 1957 killing of a...

Justices hear dispute over Obama immigration actions

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up an important dispute over immigration that could affect millions...