Sunday, February 17, 2019

Abortion quickly becomes key issue in Virginia politics

By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A pitched debate about late-term abortions in Virginia erupted into all-out political warfare Thursday as Republicans —...

Trump, Pelosi remain far apart on the border wall issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has declared that there’ll be no “wall money” in any compromise border security deal as she and...

Venezuela opposition leader to police: Leave family alone

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan opposition leader challenging Nicolas Maduro’s claim to the presidency warned officers from a feared state security unit Thursday...

Stone goes to court as Mueller cites evidence trove

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone is due back in court Friday in the special counsel’s Russia investigation as prosecutors say they...

Deep freeze expected to ease, but disruptions persist

By MICHAEL TARM and COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The painfully cold weather system that put much of the Midwest into a historic deep...

State senator backs off child labor law changes

By TOM DAVIES Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana legislator has backed off his attempt to repeal the state’s child labor laws after conflict of...

Rutgers uses big run to beat slumping Indiana

By MATT SUGAM Associated Press PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers and Indiana are streaking. The upstart Scarlet Knights are on a three-game win streak in Big Ten...

ICE force-feeding detainees on hunger strike

By GARANCE BURKE and MARTHA MENDOZA Associated Press Federal immigration officials are force-feeding six immigrants through plastic nasal tubes during a hunger strike that’s gone on...

Elder care could be focus of summer study by legislative committee

By SCOTT L. MILEY CNHI Statehouse Bureau INDIANAPOLIS — As Charles “Bud” Tucker lay dying, he asked his daughters to take care of his wife, Phyllis. Pam...

E-cigs outperform patches and gums in quit-smoking study

By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A major new study provides the strongest evidence yet that vaping can help smokers quit cigarettes, with...