The Associated Press reports: One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday, tearing off roofs and sending doors flying from hinges as officials warned Hurricane Maria would decimate the power company’s crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as it probes the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press onShow More Summary
from the ASO press release: The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra welcomes seven new musicians for the 2017-18 season: Julianne Lee, Principal Second Violin; Madeline Sharp, viola; Anthony Georgeson, Associate Principal Bassoon; Sissi Yuqing Zhang, violin; Joseph Petrasek, Principal Percussion; Michael Stubbart, percussion; Thomas Carpenter, cello. Show More Summary
Ahead of the speech, the Associated Press is reporting that the President's top cabinet members felt like they had to give the President a crash course on
An Associated Press review of financial records and published work finds that President Donald Trump's nominee to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency has for years accepted payments … Click to Continue »
The Republican Governors Association has quietly launched an online publication that looks like a media outlet and has its own social media account, the Associated Press reports. The website, called The Free Telegraph, runs stories that are critical of the Democratic party and ones that highlight...
The Republican Governors Association this week was caught creating its own news website that critics are comparing to Pravda, the infamous Soviet propaganda newspaper. The Associated Press reports that the RGA’s new Free Telegraph website consists of stories that paint Republican governors in...
The Associated Press reports: At least two people knew about child pornography on former Republican state Sen. Ralph Shortey’s computer at the Oklahoma Capitol, but failed to disclose that information to authorities until years later...Show More Summary
In some versions of a story Sept. 17 about a man shot dead by a police officer, The Associated Press said the man, William Porubsky, was picked up by police … Click to Continue »
The Associated Press reports: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that four large national monuments in the West be reduced in size, potentially opening up hundreds of thousands of acres of land revered for natural beauty and historical significance to mining, logging and other development. Show More Summary
The Baton Rouge Police Department told the Associated Press on Sunday there was a “strong possibility” the separate fatal shootings of two black men in Louisiana in recent days may have been racially motivated. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Associated Press: “There, in the windowless meeting room known as ‘The Tank’, Trump was to be briefed on the state of America’s longest-running war as he and his top aides plotted ways ahead. But, according to current and former U.S. [...]
Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows. The latest punishing hurricanes scored … Click to Continue »
Florida moved up four spots in this week’s Associated Press top 25 poll following the Gators thrilling last-second win over Tennessee Saturday in the Swamp. UF (1-1, 1-0 SEC) climbed from No. 24 to No. 20 in the weekly rankings after earning a dramatic 26-20 win over the Volunteers. Florida State...
The Associated Press reports: Serbia’s first-ever openly gay prime minister joined several hundred gay activists Sunday at a gay pride march that was held amid tight security in the conservative Balkan country. Holding rainbow flags,...Show More Summary
Iraq is prepared to intervene militarily if the Kurdish region's planned independence referendum results in violence, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview Saturday. If … Click to Continu...
A review by The Associated Press and numerous state press associations shows that lawmakers across the country have debated dozens of bills that would close or limit public access to … Click to Continue »
The son of Jerry Sandusky, a former Penn State assistant coach convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys, has pleaded guilty to soliciting oral sex and nude photos from teenage girls, according to the Associated Press. Jeffrey Sandusky, 41, faces up to eight years in state prison after admitting on Friday to various charges related to text conversations with two sisters […]
(John Hinderaker) The Associated Press is one of many “news” outlets that has gone into overt opposition, now that we have a Republican rather than a Democrat in the White House. Today’s AP “Top News” feature is headlined: Doubts arise on whether corporate tax cut would boost growth. Show More Summary
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says he's prepared to intervene militarily if the Kurdish region's planned independence referendum results in violence. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press on … Click to Continue ...