Federal lawsuit: Arkansas
voting system dilutes black rights
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The voting system for electing judges to Arkansas' top courts violates black residents' rights by diluting the strength of their votes, according to a federal lawsuit filed by civil rights lawyers.
Father denies fatally shooting
HUDSON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin father accused of killing his son from Minnesota has taken the witness stand and denied fatally shooting the teenager.
Forty-three-year-old Kayle Fleischauer testified in St. Croix County Circuit Court late ...
Romeo Santos on upcoming MetLife show: 'It's a blessing'
NEW YORK (AP) — For Romeo Santos, performing live isn't just about singing a song. It's about giving die-hard fans an entertaining, memorable and life-changing experience.
"When you go to a concert, when you go pay money, it has to ...
WEISSENSTEIN and MARTÍN JOSÉ ADAMES ALCÁNTARA
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Beloved in his hometown, David Ortíz traveled the dangerous streets of Santo Domingo with little or no security, trusting in his fans to protect him.
Big Papi's ...
By AMY FORLITI
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota campaign finance officials said last week that U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar misused campaign funds in violation of state rules. They also revealed that she had filed joint tax returns with her husband years before they were legally ...
BEAUMONT, DARLENE SUPERVILLE and WILL WEISSERT
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden spent Tuesday trading insults — sometimes almost simultaneously— as they stumped across Iowa in split-screen moments that could ...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man accused of firing into a Milwaukee home and killing a 13-year-old girl in her living room has abruptly pleaded guilty as a second day of testimony at his trial began.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports 26-year-old Isaac Barnes pleaded guilty Tuesday to ...
By MATTHEW DALY
WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian Jon Stewart scolded Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money.
Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, angrily called out lawmakers ...
By MARY CLARE JALONICK and LISA MASCARO
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brushing back calls for impeachment, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday "it's not even close" to having enough support in the House, while Democrats pushed forward on other fronts to investigate President Donald ...
By MARCY GORDON
AP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of both parties on Tuesday suggested legislation may be necessary for the financially-struggling U.S. news industry as lawmakers began a bipartisan investigation into the market dominance of Silicon Valley companies.
At a ...
By MICHAEL R. SISAK and KAREN MATTHEWS
NEW YORK (AP) — The pilot killed when his helicopter hit the roof of a New York City skyscraper in rain and fog radioed that he was lost and trying to get back to the heliport but couldn't find it, an official briefed on the ...
Companies pushed baby
formula in Peru despite ban
LIMA, Peru (AP) — A new study says multinational companies pushed expensive baby formula to a low-income community near Peru's capital despite the country's ban against aggressive marketing of such products.
The report issued Monday by ...
Maine expands list of abortion providers
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is making it easier to get an abortion with the governor's signing of her bill to allow nurse practitioners and other non-doctors to perform abortions.
Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed the bill Monday.
Maine is set to ...
Records: Ex-U of Minnesota ticketing
director skimmed $361K
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Court documents show a former University of Minnesota ticketing director skimmed more than $360,000 in a long-running scheme.
The Star Tribune reports the amount was disclosed shortly before a federal judge ...
Daughter of 'tiger mom' picked as Kavanaugh clerk
WASHINGTON (AP) — The daughter of Yale Law School professor and "tiger mom" Amy Chua, who praised Justice Brett Kavanaugh as a mentor to women after his nomination to the Supreme Court, is going to work for Kavanaugh this summer.
Yale Law ...
By JIM MUSTIAN
NEW YORK (AP) — A helicopter crashed on the roof of a rain-shrouded midtown Manhattan skyscraper Monday, killing the pilot and briefly triggering memories of 9/11, though it appeared to be an accident.
The crash near Times Square and Trump Tower shook the ...
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's cash assistance program for low-income families will offer a $100 boost in monthly aid starting next year.
State lawmakers approved the Minnesota Family Investment Program's monthly grant increase in May, Minnesota Public Radio News reported. The extra ...
By JILL COLVIN, COLLEEN LONG and MARIA VERZA
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three days after U.S. President Donald Trump announced a deal with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants at the southern border, the two countries appear unable to agree on exactly what's in it.
Stung by ...
Redwood County Sheriff’s Office
• Was dispatched to a one-vehicle crash with injuries at 6:47 p.m., Saturday, June 8 in Sanborn. A 2004 Ford pickup driven by Jason Schwartz, 38, Sanborn, was demolished. Schwartz was transported by Springfield Ambulance to the Springfield Medical Center. ...
By MARTÍN JOSÉ ADAMES ALCÁNTARA and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — David Ortiz was flown to Boston for more medical care Monday after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his ...