1 body found after 9 officers hurt in explosion at standoff

By DAVE COLLINS Associated Press NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A body was found in a Connecticut building after an explosion during a standoff with a...

Volcanic gases prompt door-to-door evacuation in Hawaii

By CALEB JONES and SOPHIA YAN Associated Press PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Police went door-to-door in Hawaii to roust residents near two new vents emitting dangerous gases...

Senate bypasses Holdman, selects Bray

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Senate Republicans selected a new leader Monday to replace outgoing President Pro Tem David Long. Sen. Rodric Bray of Martinsville...

Syria: Damascus is free of militants after ISIS defeat

By BASSEM MROUE Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s military said Monday it has retaken the last neighborhoods in southern Damascus held by the Islamic State...

Keep pesticide drift to a minimum

By JOE IKLEY and BILL JOHNSON Purdue University Every year we get several cases of herbicide drift from burndown applications on homeowner trees, shrubs, flowers, and...

Minister asks Evansville schools to protect gender identity

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southwestern Indiana minster has asked a local school board to add gender identity to its nondiscrimination policy. The Rev. Raygan...

Trump plays down need for preparation for Kim summit

By ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and CATHERINE LUCEY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Heading into his North Korea summit with characteristic bravado, President Donald Trump says that “attitude”...

No. 2 hog state moves to aid agribusiness in suits

By EMERY P. DALESIO AP Business Writer RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Blankets of black flies spawned by a nearby industrial hog farm’s uncovered cesspools can be...

In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China

By JEFF KAROUB and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion...

Upset of Democratic House leader points to party divisions

By STEVE PEOPLES, DEEPTI HAJELA and MEG KINNARD Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — As Donald Trump’s party came together, a 28-year-old liberal activist ousted top...