The immigration rhetoric and crackdowns pushed by President Donald Trump have a familiar ring in Arizona, where former Sheriff Joe Arpaio once used similar tactics to become a national figure.
An attorney for a union that represents black St. Louis police officers says a black officer who was off-duty when he was mistakenly shot by a white colleague is willing to wait for the findings of an investigation into whether race played a role.
Senate Democrats, whose support is needed to pass more than $1 trillion worth of Cabinet department budgets, are demanding that domestic agencies receive budget increases, not just the Pentagon.
Wisconsin lawmakers are considering introducing highway tolling in the state as part of the next state budget.
Lawyers for Detroit-area Iraqi nationals who fear they could be tortured or killed if they're kicked out of the U.S. asked a judge on Monday to extend his freeze on their deportations to all Iraqis who have been ordered to leave the country.
At the forum, citizens spoke emotionally about what Medicaid has meant for their health care.
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Transparency advocates had grand plans for improving public access to government information in Minnesota this legislative session. One proposal would have stopped the mass…
Rep. Keith Ellison, a Fifth District Democrat, spoke to a standing-room-only crowd in the Third District, about the proposed changes to health care.
A New Jersey rabbi and his wife and three other couples defrauded state and federal public assistance programs out of more than $1 million by underreporting their incomes, according to criminal complaints released Monday.
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President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for a multinational summit next month. But the idea is exposing deep divisions within the administration on the best way to approach Moscow in the midst of an ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. elections.
A Minnesota judge is considering whether Gov. Mark Dayton's veto of the Legislature's funding was unconstitutional.
The Supreme Court is letting a limited version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries take effect, a victory for Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency.
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Gun rights advocates entered the Trump era with high hopes. After years of frustration they thought a gun-friendly president and Congress would advance their agenda. At the top of the list: a gun-owner's ability to bring a legal weapon across any state lines, a policy known as reciprocity.
A South Carolina police officer has shot and killed an armed robbery suspect.
An influential Republican senator said Monday that he'll withhold approval of U.S. weapons sales to several Middle Eastern allies until there is a clear path for settling a diplomatic crisis with Qatar.
In a story June 23 about Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's return to Montana, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Western Values Project's ad campaign was created for the Western Governors' Association. The ad campaign will coincide with the association's annual conference, but is independent of the association.