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1 injured, suspect in custody in Florida school shooting

Associated Press News - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:37
OCALA , Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say one student shot another in the ankle at a Florida high school and a suspect is in custody....

Barbara Bush believed literacy could cure other ills

Associated Press News - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:26
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- On a hot summer day in 1978, as her husband mulled his first presidential run, Barbara Bush headed to Houston's leafy Memorial Park for a jog while she thought about what issues she'd like to focus on should she become first lady....

As Prince's health waned, alarm grew in inner circle

Associated Press News - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 07:58
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Some of Prince's closest confidants had grown increasingly alarmed about his health in the days before he died and tried to get him help as they realized he had an opioid addiction - yet none were able to give investigators the insight they needed to determine where the musician got the fentanyl that killed him, according to investigative documents released Thursday....

Deputies shot through restaurant window; sheriff blames hate

Associated Press News - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 07:29
TRENTON, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say two Florida sheriff's deputies were shot dead through the window of a Chinese restaurant by a man who then killed himself....

AP-NORC Poll: Americans expect Russia tension will get worse

Associated Press News - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 07:02
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans largely fear the country's relationship with Russia and China will get worse in the coming year, and despite signs of diplomatic progress with Kim Jong Un on nuclear weapons, nearly half say the same about North Korea....

Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout to protest pay

Associated Press News - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 01:44
PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a first-ever statewide strike that builds on a movement for higher pay in other Republican-dominant states....

Americans reflect on legal pot ahead of 420 holiday

Associated Press News - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 01:23
America's marijuana supporters have a lot to celebrate on this 420 holiday : Thirty states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according to a national advocacy group....

Judge to hear arguments about delaying Stormy Daniels case

Associated Press News - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 01:12
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- President Donald Trump's lawyer is asking a federal judge in Los Angeles to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president....

Killing renews concerns for homeless Native Americans

Associated Press News - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 00:33
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- The morning a homeless man was shot and killed in Albuquerque, police say surveillance videos showed him running down a street before sunrise, and then gunfire flash in the dark....

Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

Associated Press News - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 18:23
DALLAS (AP) -- Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect jet-engine fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an accident that left a passenger dead....