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Troubled trucking firm faces scrutiny after Texas deaths
16 hours ago
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Troubled trucking firm faces scrutiny after Texas deaths

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The trucking company linked to the recent deadly human smuggling case in Texas had promoted itself as an American success: a family firm whose hard-working drivers helped keep the U.S. economy running. But behind that image was a cutthroat business that flouted federal laws for years, yet managed to stay […]
Boy Scout leader apologizes for Trump’s political rhetoric
17 hours ago
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Boy Scout leader apologizes for Trump’s political rhetoric

The Boy Scouts' chief executive has apologized to members of the scouting community who were offended by the aggressive political rhetoric in President Donald Trump's recent speech to the Scouts' national jamboree.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump overstates progress at Veterans Affairs
17 hours ago
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump overstates progress at Veterans Affairs

AP Photo/Tony Dejak WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump paints a rosy picture of an improved Department of Veterans Affairs under his watch where accessing electronic medical records is “so easy and so good” and health care is freely available without any delays. The problem: It’s not true. At a campaign-style event in Ohio this […]
The Latest: AG tells AP he'll remain as long as Trump wants
17 hours ago
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The Latest: AG tells AP he'll remain as long as Trump wants

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Attorney General Jeff Sessions tells The Associated Press he’ll continue to serve as long as President Donald Trump wants him to. Sessions told AP Thursday in El Salvador that Trump has every right to find another […]
Gambler tied to golfer Phil Mickelson gets 5 years in prison
18 hours ago
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Gambler tied to golfer Phil Mickelson gets 5 years in prison

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — A Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison by a judge who said the businessman collected tens of millions of dollars illegally in the stock market to seem like “a winner” to himself and others. U.S. District Judge P. […]
Records: Child's body decomposing on arrival at hospital
19 hours ago
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Records: Child's body decomposing on arrival at hospital

WYOMING, Mich. (AP) — The body of a 6-month-old western Michigan boy had already started to decompose by the time his mother took him to a hospital after she had basically ignored him for two days in her sweltering home with no air conditioning, according to court records. The temperature in Lovily Johnson’s Wyoming apartment […]
Fire official says man, 18, killed on fair ride
20 hours ago
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Fire official says man, 18, killed on fair ride

A Columbus fire official says the man killed after an "aggressive thrill ride" fell apart at the Ohio State Fair was 18.
Things to know about Foxconn plant coming to Wisconsin
20 hours ago
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Things to know about Foxconn plant coming to Wisconsin

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group’s manufacturing plant in Wisconsin wlll be the first U.S.-based facility for the Taiwan-based electronics giant. Here are some things to know about the plant: — WHAT WILL IT MAKE? Foxconn is perhaps best known for assembling Apple iPhones in China, but that’s not what would […]