AP - ap.online.headlines.us http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.us News Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:28:16 -0400 Arkansas executes 2 inmates on the same gurney, hours apart Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:24:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/25/US--Arkansas.Executions/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Arkansas.Executions c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6a62 VARNER, Ark. (AP) — After going nearly 12 years without executing an inmate, Arkansas now has executed three in a few days — including two in one night. Timeline of Arkansas execution from AP reporter Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:30:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/25/US--Arkansas.Executions-Timeline/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Arkansas.Executions-Timeline c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:69a7 VARNER, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge temporarily halted a second execution Monday night in Arkansas after attorneys said in a court filing that the first execution for Jack Jones "appeared to be tortuous and inhumane." The judge lifted the stay later in the evening and the second inmate, Marcel Williams, was executed. Overcoming Opioids: Special schools help teens stay clean Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:19:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/25/US--Overcoming.Opioids-Sober.At.17/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Overcoming.Opioids-Sober.At.17 c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6a50 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Logan Snyder got hooked on pills after a prescription to treat pain from a kidney stone, she joined the millions already swept up in the nation's grim wave of addiction to opioid painkillers. Volunteers accompany US immigrants to court to allay fears Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:21:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/25/US--Escorting.Immigrants/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Escorting.Immigrants c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6a01 NEW YORK (AP) — When Salvadoran immigrant Joselin Marroquin-Torres became flustered in front of a federal immigration judge in New York and forgot to give her asylum application, a woman she had just met stood up to provide it. Trailblazing Colorado abortion law marks 50th anniversary Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:20:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/25/US--Colorado-1st.Abortion.Law/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Colorado-1st.Abortion.Law c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6ac4 DENVER (AP) — Tuesday marks 50 years since a groundbreaking Colorado law significantly loosened tight restrictions on legal abortions. Study: Trump's hardball tactic on health care may backfire Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:43:17 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/25/US--Trump-Health.Overhaul/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Trump-Health.Overhaul c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6ae2 WASHINGTON (AP) — Going into this week's federal budget battle, the White House toyed with a hardball tactic to force congressional Democrats to negotiate on President Donald Trump's priorities. Tough court on immigration serves as model for Trump plans Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:23:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/25/US--Immigration-Border.Prosecutions/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Immigration-Border.Prosecutions c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6ac5 DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — One by one, the Mexican men stood in the jury box, shackles rattling as they fidgeted slightly and pleaded guilty to crossing the U.S. border illegally. Wells Fargo to face irritated shareholders at annual meeting Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:07:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/25/US--Wells.Fargo-Angry.Shareholders/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Wells.Fargo-Angry.Shareholders c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:69de JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Wells Fargo's top management and board of directors will face irritated investors Tuesday for the first big shareholder meeting since the scandal over the bank's sales practices led to an executive shake-up, fines and a dented reputation. Aviation officer gives his version of United flight removal Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:25:21 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/24/US--United.Passenger.Removed-Chicago/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--United.Passenger.Removed-Chicago c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6902 CHICAGO (AP) — The physician who was dragged off a United Airlines flight in Chicago this month was verbally and physically abusive, and flailing his arms before he lost his balance and struck his mouth on an armrest, according to the aviation officer who pulled the man out of his seat. 'This was real': Artifacts save Holocaust stories for future Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:22:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/25/US--Memorial.Museum-Holocaust.Remembrance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Memorial.Museum-Holocaust.Remembrance c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6ae3 BOWIE, Md. (AP) — The small wicker doll chair was a modest toy, but it meant the world to Louise Lawrence-Israels. A gift for her second birthday, it was the only toy she possessed during the approximately three years she spent hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam, just five blocks from the house where Anne Frank wrote in her diary. US students score poorly on national arts and music exam Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:03:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/25/US--Nation_s.Report.Card-Arts.and.Music/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Nation_s.Report.Card-Arts.and.Music c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:69df WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to music and visual arts, American teenagers could use some help. Aaron Hernandez friends, family turn out for private funeral Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:18:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/24/US--Aaron.Hernandez-Funeral/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Aaron.Hernandez-Funeral c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:668a BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez's family and friends bid farewell to the former NFL star at a private funeral Monday, and a judge ordered that three suicide notes he left be turned over to his fiancee by the time he is buried. Black man punched by California officer files rights lawsuit Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:10:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/24/US--Police.Beating-Sacramento/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Police.Beating-Sacramento c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6879 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A black man hurled to the ground and punched repeatedly in the face by a police officer this month has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and county of Sacramento, claiming Monday he was targeted because of his race and abused in jail after his arrest. Police ambush killer's mother begs for his life Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:28:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/24/US--Police.Barracks.Ambush/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Police.Barracks.Ambush c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6809 MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The mother of a survivalist who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers made an emotional appeal for her son's life Monday, telling jurors who are weighing the death penalty for him, "I want my son to be saved." Artifacts preserve Holocaust stories for future generations Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:11:21 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/24/US--Memorial.Museum-Holocaust.Remembrance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Memorial.Museum-Holocaust.Remembrance c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:68d3 BOWIE, Md. (AP) — The small wicker doll chair was a modest toy, but it meant the world to Louise Lawrence-Israels. A gift for her second birthday, it was the only toy she possessed during the approximately three years she spent hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam, just five blocks from the house where Anne Frank wrote in her diary. Arkansas executes 2 inmates on the same gurney, hours apart Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:35:03 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/24/US--Arkansas.Executions/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Arkansas.Executions c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:64f2 VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Two inmates received lethal injections on the same gurney Monday night about three hours apart as Arkansas completed the nation's first double execution since 2000, just days after the state ended a nearly 12-year hiatus on administering capital punishment. The Latest: Spokesman says inmate apologized to director Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:26:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/24/US--Arkansas.Executions-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Arkansas.Executions-The.Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6705 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000 (all times local): Arkansas execution drugs intended for surgery, heart issues Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:42:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/25/US--Arkansas.Executions-The.Drugs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Arkansas.Executions-The.Drugs c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6970 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' execution protocol includes three drugs, two of which are used in surgery and one that benefits cardiac patients. A look at the drugs: Couple charged in shooting outside Seattle right-wing event Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:01:54 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/24/US--College.Speaker-Shooting/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--College.Speaker-Shooting c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:68f0 SEATTLE (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday charged a couple in connection with a shooting during a demonstration over the appearance of a right-wing speaker at the University of Washington in January. Lawyers for the two said they acted in self-defense. Woman found shot execution-style in Oregon was from Russia Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:45:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2017/04/25/US--Oregon.Woods.Homicide/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Oregon.Woods.Homicide c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6984 CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A woman who was found shot in the Oregon woods arrived in the United States last month from Russia and was having a relationship with the man arrested in her death, authorities said Monday.