NY to sue US over its ouster from trusted traveler programs

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that the state will file a lawsuit challenging the Department of Homeland Security's decision to block New Yorkers from participating “trusted tr...

Homeland Security suspends travel programs for New Yorkers

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday that it would no longer let New York residents enroll in its “trusted traveler” programs because of a new state law that blocked...

Suspect in sisters' deaths charged in New Year's Eve killing

COMMERCE, Texas (AP) — A 21-year-old man arrested on a capital murder charge in the fatal shooting this week of two sisters at a university dormitory in Texas has been charged in the fatal shooting of...

Kansas City braces for throngs of fans at Chiefs parade

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands are expected to flood downtown Kansas City on Wednesday despite a predicted winter storm as the triumphant Chiefs bring home a Super Bowl trophy for the f...

Eritrea expresses 'dismay' at new US visa restrictions

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The East African nation of Eritrea on Sunday expressed “dismay at this unfriendly act” after the Trump administration included it in the latest six countries to face U.S. visa rest...

Trump curbs immigration for 6 nations in election-year push

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Friday that it was curbing legal immigration from six additional countries that officials said did not meet security standards, as part of an elect...

Georgia State Patrol fires 30-plus new troopers for cheating

ATLANTA (AP) — An entire graduating class of the Georgia State Patrol's Trooper School has been fired or resigned amid a cheating scandal, the state's public safety chief said Wednesday. ...

Man accused in assault of four women, teen, out of jail

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man accused of kidnapping and assaulting four women and a teenage girl was released from jail on Monday after a judge changed his bond status. ...

Texas man: Police shot, hurt 3-year-old daughter, teen son

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — A state agency was investigating Thursday after a man said police officers in West Texas shot and injured his 3-year-old daughter and teenage son while searching a home. ...

Coast Guard officer accused of terror plot asks for leniency

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are recommending a 25-year prison sentence for a Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling guns and targeting Supreme Court justices, prominent Democra...

Shooting kills 2 officers before Hawaii homes catch fire

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii man with a history of run-ins with police and neighbors was facing eviction when he stabbed his landlord and killed two officers before the house he and two women were believe...

Crazed city council candidate with Molotov cocktail seeks Kaohsiung mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Kaohsiung City Council candidate was arrested by police on Monday morning (Jan. 20) after he brought all the makings of a Molotov cocktail to a city government office an...

Blizzard prompts state of emergency in Newfoundland capital

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland (AP) — The capital of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador declared a rare state of emergency Friday as blizzard conditions descended on the city and residents p...

Organizers appeal Virginia rally gun ban; 6 now arrested

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A gun-rights group has filed an emergency appeal of a judge's ruling upholding the Virginia governor's ban on firearms at a pro-gun rally that's expected to draw thousands of gun ...

Man convicted of child sex abuse sentenced for child porn

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man whose initial 60-day sentence for sexually abusing a child caused an outcry has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to possession of child p...