Search  Recent News Web    
AP Top U.S. News at 1:58 a.m. EDT

A federal watchdog says climate change is already costing U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars each year, with those costs expected to rise as devastating storms, floods, fires and droughts become more frequent in the coming decades
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A non-partisan federal watchdog says climate change is already costing U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars each year, with those costs expected to rise as devastating storms, floods, wildfires and droughts become more frequent in the coming decades....

The Senate Monday gave a preliminary OK to a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash and keep the federal flood insurance program from running out of money to pay claims
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate on Monday gave a preliminary OK to a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would provide Puerto Rico with a much-needed infusion of cash and keep the federal flood insurance program from running out of money to pay claims....

Sen. John McCain is criticizing a draft system during Vietnam that allowed wealthy individuals like Donald Trump to procure doctors' excuses getting them out of serving
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Sen. John McCain left no doubt Monday that he was thinking of President Donald Trump as he criticized the draft system during Vietnam for forcing low-income Americans to serve while the wealthy could avoid war with a doctor's note....

Ivanka Trump is calling tax reform the top priority of her father's administration and something necessary to address the new realities of the modern American family
RICHBORO, Pa. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's eldest daughter on Monday channeled her roles as a working mother, entrepreneur and senior adviser to the president to help sell the administration's tax plan, which she said is overdue to address the needs of the modern American family in an increasingly competitive global market....

An attorney for California was grilled by a federal judge skeptical of a push by 18 states to immediately reinstate "Obamacare" subsidies cut off by the Trump administration
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- An attorney for California was grilled by a federal judge skeptical of a push by 18 states to immediately reinstate Affordable Health Care Act subsidies cut off by the Trump administration....

A prosecutor says a Mexican national who touched off a debate on illegal immigration when he fatally shot a woman on a San Francisco pier fired the gun on purpose
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- With his lower lip quivering with emotion and a packed courtroom hanging on every word, a father recounted the final moments of a daughter's life as they walked on a summer evening stroll on a San Francisco pier more than two years ago....

Southern California facing dangerous heat for second day
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In some parts of America, it's parkas and pumpkins. In Southern California, it's scorching sidewalks, tinder-dry hillsides and possibly the hottest start to the World Series ever recorded....

The world's most famous sled dog race was thrown into a frenzy Monday as the race's governing board and one of its most decorated mushers were in open conflict over a dog-doping incident
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Four-time Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey denied Monday that he administered banned drugs to his dogs in this year's race and said he has withdrawn from the 2018 race in protest of the allegation....

Some Somalis who have returned to their homeland in recent years to help rebuild after decades of civil war say they won't be deterred by a truck bombing that killed more than 300 people
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Like many Somalis displaced by decades of civil war, Mohamoud Elmi felt he had a duty to use what he learned in America to help rebuild his homeland. After getting a business administration degree in Ohio, he fulfilled that calling and returned to Somalia in 2008 to work in government....

New York City's transit agency is changing how bus and subway passengers pay their fares
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's transit agency is changing how bus and subway passengers pay their fares....

AP Photo
AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
US Video
Interactives
A year after the Gulf oil spill, problems remain
Local governments spent BP money with abandon
Civil War celebrations stir controversy
States' attempts to resist health care reform
A look at extremist attacks on the U.S. government
Gun law changes across the U.S.
A look inside the Statue of Liberty
A look around the Statue of Liberty
A look at Guantanamo's history
Up to the Minute
An Oregon high school science teacher is on leave after being accused of bringing a gun to class

A prosecutor says a Mexican national who touched off a debate on illegal immigration when he fatally shot a woman on a San Francisco pier fired the gun on purpose

Southern California facing dangerous heat for second day

Philadelphia's former top prosecutor is scheduled to be sentenced after pleading guilty in a corruption scandal

The U.N. Security Council plans to vote Tuesday on a U.S.-sponsored resolution that would extend the work of inspectors seeking to determine who is responsible for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, and the big question is whether Russia will veto it

Among 10 Things to Know: Who vows 'no change' to 401(k) tax incentives; Vietnam-era medic receives Medal of Honor; Islamic State fighters 'came with a hit list'

A JetBlue plane from Boston to Las Vegas that struck some birds shortly after takeoff has made a safe emergency landing in New York

Police have cited the driver of a school bus who lost control of the vehicle on a Maryland highway and crashed, leaving three adults and two high school students with minor injuries

Lawyers suing a neo-Nazi website's publisher are asking for court-ordered permission to question the man's relatives about his whereabouts

Charlottesville police are searching for 10 suspects wanted in connection with an assault in downtown on the day of a violent white nationalist rally



TylerPaper on Facebook
MULTIMEDIA
CONTESTS & PROMOTIONS
Site Map