WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court won't decide the legality of an agreement between a union and a Florida casino in which the business helped the union organize in return for help with a ballot initiative on gambling.
The justices on Tuesday dismissed an appeal from UNITE HERE Local 355
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Bipartisan budget negotiators are working toward a modest budget agreement to replace tens of billions of dollars in spending cuts this year and next with longer-term savings and revenue from increased fees.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul
By SARAH DiLORENZOAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - The French government, which was among the most vocal critics of U.S. spying practices, is now coming under fire for trying to expand its own digital surveillance capabilities.
A law making its way through parliament would give French intelligence
By STEPHEN BRAUN AND MARTHA MENDOZAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wintry weather has forced postponement of a National Transportation Safety Board hearing into the crash-landing of an Asiana jet at San Francisco International Airport in July. The agency said it hopes to reschedule the hearing
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, a simple gesture that stoked talk of a possible rapprochement between the leaders of two Cold War foes.
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is pledging more funding for mental health as the first anniversary of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting approaches.
The White House says $100 million will become available to increase access and quality of mental health
By ANDREW MELDRUMAssociated Press
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - A half-century ago Nelson Mandela was taken as a prisoner to Robben Island, 11 kilometers (seven miles) across the bay from Cape Town, where he would begin serving a life sentence for plotting to overthrow South Africa's racist
By BARBARA SURKAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian activists and an opposition official say a leading human rights lawyer has been abducted by gunmen in a rebel-held area near Damascus.
The Local Coordination Committees network says in a statement that Razan Zaytouni was seized along with three
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's choice to head the Internal Revenue Service goes before a Senate committee Tuesday to face tough questions about the agency's targeting of tea party groups and its ability to administer parts of the president
By HENRY C. JACKSONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats are demonstrating their new ability to thwart Republican filibusters with a vote that would make judges appointed by Democratic presidents a majority on the nation's second most powerful court.
KHQ.COM - On December 5, 2013 Michael D. Morehead, who was previously listed as a missing person from the City of Coeur d'Alene, has been found deceased by a Kootenai County Sheriff's Office's Volunteer Search & Rescue K9 search team.
He was found a short distance from
After considering all of the information presented, the appeals board upheld the original ruling by the University Disciplinary Board that puts students Dan McIntosh and Erik Fagan on indefinite probation for a weapons policy violation.
The students were punished by Gonzaga after using a gun to
In a press release issued Monday evening, the Salvation Army says the mystery Gold Coin donor has once again dropped off the annual donation in a bell ringer's kettle.
The Salvation Army says the donor wrapped the one ounce South African Krugerrand in a crisp $100 bill and dropped it in a bell