- Widow of workplace shooting victim says he feared co-worker
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The widow of a man killed in a workplace shooting in Maryland said Thursday that her husband was so concerned about the gunman's explosive temper that he brought it up in church prayer sessions.
- Court to review ruling allowing abortion for immigrant teen
HOUSTON (AP) — An appeals court on Thursday temporarily stayed a judge's ruling that would have allowed a pregnant 17-year-old being held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children to obtain an abortion.
- Prosecutor grateful for verdict in ex-cop's 4th murder trial
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma prosecutor said Thursday that he isn't surprised or disappointed that a jury convicted a white former police officer of manslaughter instead of murder in his fourth trial for killing his daughter's black boyfriend.
- Elderly couples in wildfires' path died in each other's arms
Some had just celebrated marriages of half a century or longer. They spent their time volunteering and playing with grandchildren. A few had lived through both world wars.
- Wooing Amazon with sun, fun ... and giant buttons
BOSTON (AP) — Mayors from Toledo to Tulsa are so eager to woo Amazon's much-vaunted second headquarters that they've been brandishing bourbon, selling the sun, whispering sweet nothings to the company and even pushing its buttons.
- Missouri proposes innovation corridor for Amazon's 2nd home
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri officials were submitting a bid Thursday for Amazon's second headquarters that would involve an innovation corridor between Kansas City and St. Louis rather than a single location in one of the state's major metropolitan areas.
- Big question for US cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 worth the price?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of cities are working frantically to land Amazon's second headquarters, raising a weighty question with no easy answer:
- Report: Medicaid enrollments, costs begin to stabilize
States are seeing more stability in their Medicaid programs after experiencing a surge in enrollment and costs associated with the Affordable Care Act, suggesting that one of the major pillars of former President Barack Obama's health overhaul may be nearing its peak.
- Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession scheme
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A judge on Wednesday halted the execution of a man known as the Houston area's "Tourniquet Killer" so authorities can investigate an alleged scheme in which the inmate says a fellow death row prisoner asked him to confess to another killing.
- 'Murder insurance' or protection in self-defense cases?
ATLANTA (AP) — The National Rifle Association is offering insurance for people who shoot someone, stirring criticism from gun-control advocates who say it could foster more violence and give gun owners a false sense of security to shoot first and ask questions later.