Confederate monument in St. Louis to be removed by Friday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Crews on Monday began dismantling a divisive Confederate monument in a sprawling park near downtown St. Louis after the city...

Crucial first rulings on California's giant water tunnels

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal wildlife officials say they’re set to issue the crucial first rulings on Gov. Jerry...

World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank president

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics and spent his...

Judge considering national freeze on Iraqi deportations

AP Photo/Carlos Osorio DETROIT (AP) — Lawyers for Detroit-area Iraqi nationals who fear they could be tortured or killed if they’re kicked out...

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe

BOSTON (AP) — A man was convicted Monday of second-degree murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains...

US lawyer: US entitled to seize Iran-tainted skyscraper

AP Photo/Mary Altaffer NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. government lawyer has urged a jury to conclude a charity must give up majority ownership of a Manhattan...