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Revised US tally: HIV infections fell 18 percent in 6 years

February 14, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — New calculations to better track HIV infections confirm that the U.S. is seeing a strong and steady decline.

The number of new cases has been falling for years. more »»

'It's about time': Etan Patz's dad finds justice in verdict

February 14, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly four decades after 6-year-old Etan Patz vanished on the way to his school bus stop, a former convenience store clerk was convicted Tuesday of murder in a case that... more »»

Construction halted on mosque with too-tall minarets

February 14, 2017

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — After exceeding a city height limit, builders of a mosque on New Haven's outskirts are wrestling with how to cut 24 feet from its soaring, crescent-topped minarets. more »»

Coast Guard calls off search for 6 fishermen on crab boat

February 14, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The search has been called off for the six veteran fishermen aboard a crabbing boat missing in the icy, turbulent Bering Sea. more »»

States pursuing plans to help workers save for retirement

February 14, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — States are moving forward with new initiatives to help workers save for retirement, even as the Republican-led Congress tries to block rules making it easier for them to do so. more »»

Lady Gaga, Jimmy Kimmel condemn Texas 'bathroom bill'

February 14, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Musicians Lady Gaga and Alicia Keys along with Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence are among more than 140 artists and celebrities condemning a Texas "bathroom bill" targeting... more »»

Jury selection begins in ex-NFL star's latest murder trial

February 14, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Jury selection is underway in ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez's second murder trial. more »»

Sandusky's son awaits hearing on child sex abuse allegations

February 14, 2017

A son of former Penn State University assistant coach Jerry Sandusky has been jailed as he awaits a hearing on charges he pressured a teenage girl to send him naked photos and asked her teen... more »»

Damaged dam system threatens Northern California towns

February 14, 2017

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A huge Northern California reservoir, held in place by a massive dam, has been central to the life of the towns around it for a half century. more »»

Northeast digging out, facing possibility of another storm

February 14, 2017

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Northeast dug out Tuesday from the latest blast of winter weather that buried some locations under more than 3 feet of snow in Maine. more »»

Alleged airport shooter lied about his record on job form

February 14, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The man accused of killing five people at a Florida airport lied about his criminal record on his application to be a security guard in Alaska, and was fired after only a... more »»

Mexican disarmament expert's Nobel medal heads to auction

February 14, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A Nobel Peace Prize medal awarded in 1982 to a Mexican diplomat and nuclear disarmament expert will be auctioned in April. more »»

Alleged airport shooter lied about charges on job form

February 14, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The man accused of killing five people at a Florida airport lied about his criminal record on his application to be a security guard in Alaska, and was fired after only a... more »»

Lake Oroville critical to California's complex water system

February 14, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lake Oroville and its dam in Northern California are critical components in California's complex water-delivery system. more »»

AP FACT CHECK: Trump aide pushes false story of vote fraud

February 14, 2017

EDITOR'S NOTE _ A look at the veracity of claims by political... more »»

 
 
 

 

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