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San Diego schools sued over anti-Islamophobia campaign
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San Diego schools sued over anti-Islamophobia campaign

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Six parents have sued the San Diego school district, alleging that its anti-Islamophobia campaign favors Islam over other religions and grants special protections to Muslim students. Charles LiMandri, an attorney for the parents, called the campaign a “politically correct solution to a problem that does not exist.” The plan drew little […]
Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US cities
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Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US cities

HOUSTON (AP) — Everything is bigger in Texas, including population booms. Figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau show that four of the five fastest-growing large cities in the U.S. during the 12 months leading up to last July 1 were in Texas, including some in its sprawling suburban areas. Conroe, a Houston suburb, […]
GOP House hopeful keeps low profile after assault charge
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GOP House hopeful keeps low profile after assault charge

Republican candidate for Montana’s only U.S. House seat, Greg Gianforte, sits in a vehicle near a Discovery Drive building Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. A reporter said Gianforte “body-slammed” him Wednesday, the day before the special election. (Freddy Monares/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP) BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Republican congressional candidate in Montana […]
Tribes bash proposed Trump budget cuts to Native Americans
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Tribes bash proposed Trump budget cuts to Native Americans

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dozens of Native American tribes in six Western states are bashing President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts to American Indian programs. Tribal leaders in Oregon, Washington state and Idaho speaking on behalf of the group said Thursday the proposed budget guts spending on Native American education, health care and environmental initiatives. […]
Monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter’s poles
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Monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter’s poles

This image made available by NASA on Thursday, May 25, 2017, and made from data captured by the Juno spacecraft shows Jupiter’s south pole. The oval features are cyclones, up to 600 miles (1,000 kilometers) in diameter. The cyclones are separate from Jupiter’s trademark Great Red Spot, a raging hurricane-like storm south of the equator. […]
Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban
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Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony to unveil artifacts from the World Trade Center and Berlin Wall for the new NATO headquarters, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Brussels. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court dealt another blow to President Donald Trump’s revised travel […]
Wild horses could be sold for slaughter in Trump budget plan
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Wild horses could be sold for slaughter in Trump budget plan

FILE – In this July 13, 2008 file photo a livestock helicopter pilot rounds up wild horses from the Fox & Lake Herd Management Area from the range in Washoe County, Nev., near the town on Empire, Nev. Wild horse advocates say President Trump’s new budget proposal would undermine protection of an icon of the […]
21 indicted in Thailand-to-US sex-trafficking ring
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21 indicted in Thailand-to-US sex-trafficking ring

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the U.S. and forced to be “modern day sex slaves,” according to an indictment that charges 21 people in what authorities called a sophisticated sex-trafficking ring that used an elaborate money laundering scheme to conceal millions of dollars in earnings. The indictment, unsealed Thursday, […]