State & National News

State & National News

At-the-pump ads will fight tax proposal

By BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A trade association will soon adorn gas pumps across Indiana with ads opposing a Republican plan to use...

Trump tries to focus during the campaign’s final stretch

By JULIE PACE and KATHLEEN HENNESSEY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — With Election Day in sight, Donald Trump tried again for the discipline and restraint that has...

An entertaining year in golf inside and outside the ropes

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Jason Day ends the year at No. 1 in the world ranking, another indicator of how much and for how...

Hurt student’s mom sues over stage collapse

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — The mother of a Westfield High School student injured after a stage collapse sent dozens of students falling into an...

Senate GOP silences Warren over her criticism of Sessions

By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans silenced Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren for criticizing colleague and Attorney General-nominee Jeff Sessions with the words...

Pence has long pushed for Trump policies on Israel

By KEN THOMAS and TOM LoBIANCO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is making his fifth visit to Israel, returning to a region he’s...

USC tops Penn State in epic Rose Bowl battle

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — After 98 combined points and 1,040 yards of spectacular offensive play, the highest-scoring Rose Bowl in...

FBI director defends his agency against Trump’s attacks

By SADIE GURMAN and ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Countering strident attacks on his agency from the president who appointed him, FBI Director Chris...

Ex-Miss Americas asked to help find new leaders

By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Trashed by emails sent by pageant officials, former Miss Americas may help choose the new leaders...

Indiana sued over truckers’ fees

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An influential conservative lawyer leading a lawsuit against Indiana accused the state on Friday of illegally collecting roughly $1 billion in...