IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic... Full Story
Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma
CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teenager's estate, arguing the shooting left him traumatized.
States taking action to keep guns out of abusers' hands
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of consensus in the nation's highly polarized debate over guns.
AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance
WASHINGTON (AP) — Viewers of the latest Republican presidential debate didn't get a straight story from the candidates on U.S. taxes vs. the world, the state of the health insurance marketplace under "Obamacare" or what might happen if that law is taken away.
Debate Takeaways: Rubio shaken, Trump not stirred
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — There have been no higher stakes on a Republican debate stage in the 2016 campaign for president than there were Saturday night.
Tampa police: 1 dead, 7 injured in shooting at club
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A shooting at a strip club early Saturday morning in Tampa, Florida, left one person dead, seven injured and police searching for answers.
New York moves to stop gay conversion therapy for youths
NEW YORK (AP) — New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday, joining a number of states that have acted against what's known as gay conversion therapy.
Pilot's husband doesn't believe she survived collision
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The husband of a pilot who was involved in a midair collision that sent at least one plane plunging into the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles says he believes she did not survive the accident.
Man accused of IS-inspired plot to attack Detroit church
DETROIT (AP) — Authorities have arrested a 21-year-old Michigan man whom they accuse of supporting Islamic State militants and plotting to attack a Detroit church.
Clinton seeks to cut into Sanders' New Hampshire advantage
HENNIKER, N.H. (AP) — Trailing rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton sought to summon another New Hampshire comeback on Saturday but faced blunt questions about her trustworthiness and explanation of the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi.
Mardi Gras season rolls into last big weekend in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Mardi Gras season entered its last big weekend of parades and galas in New Orleans before its end at midnight Fat Tuesday, when Ash Wednesday ushers in the period of Lent leading to Easter.
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