RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California couple who killed their newborn daughter and left her body in a cardboard box have pleaded guilty to murder.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Democrat in the country's last undecided U.S. House race has decried dark money in politics but is joining his Republican rival by making it easier for outside flows of political spending to help out their campaigns.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has created a new agency to promote development around the globe, with a particular emphasis on Latin America.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say three people face federal charges in California for allegedly defrauding foreign investors in a jobs program overseen by U.S. immigration officials.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy faced a tricky political decision.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Members of the public and special interest groups made their case Tuesday to a Virginia commission studying a broad range of gun safety proposals after a deadly mass shooting in Virginia Beach earlier this year.
An Australian appeals court on Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell for molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than two decades ago. Some events in Pell's career and the criminal case:
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (AP) — A former building inspector for a Los Angeles ocean suburb has pleaded no contest to secretly recording dozens of people in restrooms at City Hall and a nearby Starbucks.
BOISE, Idaho — At first, it was just nasty looks and rude gestures. Then angry drivers started to follow the buses full of migrant children, most younger than 5, down Canyon County roads.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona universities are moving to expand access to a tuition rate paid by immigrants living in the country illegally who graduated from Arizona high schools after President Donald Trump's administration froze enrollment in a program that shielded them from deportation.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft has been indicted on six counts of rape and two counts of sexual battery.
PHOENIX (AP) — For the second time this month, Phoenix has broken a heat record.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said Tuesday that he is supporting Tate Reeves for the Republican nomination for governor.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Lawyer for Harvey Weinstein has asked that the disgraced movie mogul's upcoming criminal trial be moved out of New York City, saying he can't get a fair trial.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday his government is talking to "various representatives" of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, who also confirmed that discussions had been taking place.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."
Former boyfriend arrested 27 years after mother of two goes missing
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a "thorough and independent investigation" into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company's general director.
DENVER (AP) — Elevated levels of plutonium were found in the soil near a former nuclear weapons plant outside Denver, while a second test showed far lower levels, health officials said Tuesday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on Mississippi elections (all times local):
WASHINGTON — In the three weeks since three mass shootings left the country reeling, powerful pro-gun groups have sent President Donald Trump a clear signal — don’t forget that we helped put you in the White House.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man is accused of threatening to open fire at a Menards distribution center.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona appeals court is declining to revive a lawsuit by Attorney General Mark Brnovich alleging tuition is too high at the state's three public universities.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A University of Tennessee investigation has found that a former professor repeatedly violated the school's sexual harassment policy for years.
CRATER LAKE, Ore. (AP) — The man who drowned after jumping off a rock cliff into Crater Lake was a student at Oregon State University.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A judge on Monday temporarily blocked a new Missouri law that sought to shield large hog, poultry and cattle farms from stringent local health rules.
WASHINGTON (AP) — American Airlines will pay $22.1 million to settle allegations it falsified times when it handed off mail, including items sent to U.S. soldiers stationed abroad.
CHICAGO (AP) — Nearly three dozen people have sued the operator of a suburban Chicago medical equipment cleaning plant they claim emits fumes that have adversely affected their health, lawyers for the plaintiffs announced Tuesday.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The family of a slain Kansas inmate filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday alleging a systemic disregard for the health and safety of prisoners housed at the Meade County jail.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque Police Department says an officer has been fired for using unnecessary force in an incident earlier this year.
LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday acquitted a Mississippi lawmaker of a domestic violence charge in which he was accused of punching his wife in the face because she didn't undress quickly enough when he wanted to have sex.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke this week visited sites in Tulsa and Oklahoma City that were targeted by violence, and made a point of linking the Tulsa race riots and a recent deadly mass shooting in his Texas hometown.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says anyone who "touches," supports or allows an Iranian tanker carrying crude oil to dock risks U.S. sanctions.
WASHINGTON — The House Oversight and Reform Committee criticized the Justice Department for proposing “astounding and novel” limits on congressional investigations Tuesday as a means to win a lawsuit over a subpoena for eight years of President Donald Trump’s financial records.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego failed to adequately analyze the potential environmental impacts of its marijuana dispensary law, the California Supreme Court ruled in a decision expected to limit the discretion of local governments across the state involving a range of actions.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott won't face criminal charges after scuffling with a music festival security guard in Las Vegas.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A Juneau resident died in a fire that started in a home kitchen.
Three more women are suing Jeffrey Epstein’s estate with claims the multimillionaire continued to traffic them during his Florida jail sentence and even forced one to marry a female recruiter who needed U.S. residency.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A 2015 pipeline spill of liquid natural gas in western North Dakota initially reported as just 10 gallons is at least hundreds of thousands of gallons larger and may take another decade to clean up, state health officials said Tuesday.
GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man accused of shooting an Oklahoma sheriff's deputy to death (all times local):
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they are ramping up the search for two missing firefighters who set out by boat last week from the state's Atlantic coast.
LIBERTY, Texas (AP) — Two fugitives from an East Texas jail who investigators say escaped by cutting through a perimeter fence are back in custody.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — A judge has ordered a Wisconsin woman to spend at least nine months in jail for harming her baby in a hospital.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Officials say drivers have been following and harassing buses transporting the children of seasonal and migrant farmworkers for early childhood education programs in Idaho.
GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — A 47-year-old man accused of fatally shooting an Oklahoma sheriff's deputy was found guilty Tuesday of first-degree murder.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Tuesday withdrew a legal brief he had filed in a defamation lawsuit arguing the First Amendment allows him to withhold some public records concerning private citizens that were requested by the plaintiff's attorney.
NEW YORK (AP) — An appeals court has reversed the conviction of a Long Island man who served nearly 18 years in prison, saying a judge's rulings denied him a fair trial.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University officials issued an all-clear Tuesday evening after a report of an armed intruder on campus.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis at the White House on Tuesday as the two leaders explore ways to cooperate on defense and energy issues.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Power in Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's office has been too centralized and its environment has fostered an atmosphere that condones bullying, intimidation, hazing and long work hours with inconsistent direction, according to an investigative report release…