Most legal experts say crime not required for impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's defense relies in part on arguments made in the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson more than 150 years ago: that impeachment requires a crime. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 25, the 25th day of 2020. There are 341 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 25, ...

Athletes warily embrace progress as USA Gymnastics evolves

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The dread was familiar. The fear too. They gripped MyKayla Skinner shortly after she decided to return to elite gymnastics last summer. Skinner wasn't worried abo...

Exxon Mobil, Bank of America fall; PG&E, Teradyne rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Thursday: V.F. Corp., down $9.16 to $85.41 The maker of Vans and Timberland shoes cut its profi...

Ex-pharmaceutical exec gets 5 1/2 years for pushing opioid

BOSTON (AP) — The founder of an Arizona pharmaceutical company was ordered to spend five and half years Thursday for orchestrating a bribery and kickback scheme prosecutors said helped fuel the opioid...

AP Interview: Fiorentina's American owner is a soccer lifer

ROME (AP) — From Calabria to Pennsylvania, then the Bronx and beyond, new Fiorentina owner Rocco Commisso has been on the move his entire life. Whether it was acclimating to the Unit...

Ex-pharmaceutical exec to be sentenced for pushing opioid

BOSTON (AP) — The founder of an Arizona pharmaceutical company is expected to be sentenced in Boston's federal court Thursday for his role in a bribery and kickback scheme that prosecutors said help...

From #MeToo to trial: A look at the fall of Harvey Weinstein

NEW YORK (AP) — As Harvey Weinstein goes through his New York trial on rape and sexual assault charges, here's a look at the movie mogul's past and his multiple legal fights. A HOLLY...

Crime required for impeachment? Not so, say legal experts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's defense hinges largely on arguments made in the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson more than 150 years ago: that impeachment requires a crime. ...

NJ is 1st state to mandate severance pay for mass layoffs

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has become the first state in the nation to guarantee severance pay for mass layoffs, according to the bill's sponsors and the governor's office. Demo...

The faces of Venezuela's wide political divide

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Some Venezuelans care little about the calls from political leaders, others say they are ready to give their lives to defend their starkly opposed political positions. ...

Gun industry gathers amid slumping sales, rising tensions

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gun companies are gathering for their annual conference and trade show this week in Las Vegas at a pivotal moment for the industry amid slumping sales, a public increasingly agitating...

Judge threatens to force PG&E to hire more tree trimmers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday threatened to force Pacific Gas & Electric to hire more tree trimmers to reduce the chances of its electrical grid igniting fires in Northern Calif...

Kentucky coal miners end protest with paychecks

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A group of Kentucky coal miners who blocked a railroad track for three days over unpaid wages have ended their protest, claiming victory with their paychecks. ...

Sonoma County prepares to sue PG&E for damages from fire

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — A county in Northern California wine country is exploring plans to sue a utility over a massive wildfire last fall that combined with rolling power shutoffs caused losses of $725...