COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – State police on Tuesday announced an official probe into "potential criminality" on the part of one of the co-owners of a multibillion-dollar nuclear construction project whose failure cost thousands of people their jobs.
DENVER (AP) – The United States and Mexico have agreed to renew and expand a far-reaching conservation agreement that governs how they manage the overused Colorado River, which supplies water to millions of people and to farms in both nations, U.S. water district officials said.
ORANGE PARK, Fla. (AP) – A giant, inflatable Super Mario has picked up a green mushroom and earned another life outside a Florida video game store.
CHICAGO (AP) – The Latest on teenage blogger Amos Yee’s bid for U.S. asylum (all times local):
A federal judge has put on hold the deportation of several dozen Indonesians who had lost their bid to remain in the U.S. and feared persecution if returned home.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) – Nevada’s parole board says it didn’t consider O.J. Simpson’s 1989 conviction for misdemeanor spousal abuse when it granted him parole in July because it wasn’t listed in the federal clearinghouse of FBI crime data.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A Missouri father who admitted shaking his 3-month-old twin daughters so severely that one died and the other suffered a skull fracture blamed "stress" and told authorities it happened when one baby woke the other up, according to court records.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – A New Jersey Institute of Technology lecturer seen on video apparently spouting anti-Semitic sentiments says his comments were taken out of context.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine’s Republican governor is directing the state’s 16 county sheriffs to detain immigrants upon request by federal immigration officers – or be removed from office.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A man accused of stealing a cache of firearms from a Wisconsin gun shop and sending a rambling anti-government manifesto to the White House before going on the run was convicted Tuesday on federal weapons charges.