- Appeals court to re-examine DC sniper's life sentences
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The life sentences given to a sniper who terrorized the D.C. region more than 15 years ago will be re-examined by a federal appeals court.
- Gun industry gathers just a few miles from mass shooting
The gun industry is holding its biggest annual trade show this week just a few miles from where a gunman slaughtered 58 concertgoers outside his high-rise Las Vegas hotel room in October using a display case worth of weapons, many of them fitted with bump stocks that enabled them to mimic fully automatic fire.
- Big brother Granato prepared for role as US Olympic coach
Growing up as the oldest of six children, Tony Granato always seemed to be in charge.
- Survey: Mayors view climate change as pressing urban issue
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. mayors increasingly view climate change as a pressing urban issue, so much so that many advocate policies that could inconvenience residents or even hurt their cities financially.
- Solar industry on edge as Trump weighs tariffs on panels
DALLAS (AP) — Solar energy is booming in the United States, but companies riding the wave fear that President Donald Trump could undercut them this week if he decides to impose new tariffs on imported solar panels.
- Sentencing nears end for doctor who assaulted gymnasts
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A sentencing hearing for a former sports doctor who sexually assaulted young gymnasts may be nearing the end.
- Victims of sports doctor's abuse draw strength from others
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Clasina Syrovy would change the subject whenever someone asked if she knew former sports doctor Larry Nassar or mentioned news coverage of the unfolding scandal over his sexual abuse of young gymnasts.
- Jury: Ex-Sheriff Clarke did not violate man's free speech
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke did not violate a man's free speech with taunting Facebook posts after detaining him at an airport last year for shaking his head at Clarke while boarding a flight, a federal jury has concluded.
- Airline workers charged with swiping 343 computers from mail
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted six former employees of an Alaska commuter airline on charges of stealing mail over two years, including 343 computers headed to schools in rural villages.
- Cosby jokes in 1st show since 2015 he 'used to be' comedian
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby performed in public for the first time since a sex abuse scandal embroiled him in 2015, joking that he "used to be a comedian" and playing with a jazz band in his hometown as a retrial looms in his criminal sexual assault case.
- The Latest: Cosby says friends prompted his return to stage
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's first public performance since 2015 while he awaits the start of his sexual assault case retrial (all times local):
- Del Toro's 'Shape of Water' poised to lead Oscar nominations
NEW YORK (AP) — Guillermo del Toro's lavish monster romance "The Shape of Water" will vie for the most Oscar nominations Tuesday, but just as much attention may be focused on categories where women could make history.
- Deputies move to clear big California homeless encampment
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Southern California authorities on Monday went tent to tent telling the homeless living in a 2-mile-long (3.2-kilometer-long) encampment that the large riverbed encampment some have called home for years is being closed down.
- What's in, and not in, deal ending the government shutdown
The deal to break through the Senate stalemate over immigration and border security that shut down the government is a bare-bones accord. It provides temporary funding to keep the government operating for just under three weeks.
- New York man pleads guilty to trying to support terrorism
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man who traveled to Turkey in an attempt to join the Islamic State group has pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support to a terrorist organization.