ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — The federal government has awarded a $140 million contract for repair of a jetty that protects the mouth of the Columbia River.
HENRICO, Va. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia is calling for an independent investigation of the fatal shooting by police of a woman inside her Henrico home.
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's recent vow to take away people's AR-15 and AK-47 rifles raised one big question: How is it possible to round up the millions of such guns that exist in the United States?
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Owners of signature companies that helped the One Washington Equality Campaign initiative get to the legislature are suing the effort's sponsors, claiming they have not been paid.
Pittsburgh police are investigating a "medical situation" that left three people dead and four others hospitalized in Pittsburgh. All seven people were wearing orange paper wrist bands, which may offer clues, Pittsburgh Director of Public Safety Wendell Hissrich said.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming has received a $15.8 million National Science Foundation grant that will provide weather instrumentation and other equipment for a new research aircraft the university plans to purchase.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois lawmakers this fall will consider banning most flavored vaping products, following recent restrictions that some other states have enacted amid concerns about the safety of vaping and its allure to young people.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Witnesses say a Riverton police officer shot and killed a man who attacked the officer with a knife outside a Walmart in central Wyoming.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Emergency crews evacuated 82 residents and five staff members at a Pennsylvania assisted living center that caught fire in the middle of the night and spread smoke throughout the building.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida voter registration website was back up and running Sunday, hours after Democrats accused the state's Republican governor of voter suppression for taking it down for maintenance.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man convicted of killing two people in Las Vegas in 1998 has been sentenced to two terms of life in prison without the possibility of parole.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A stretch of the interstate surrounding the nation's capital turned into a sticky mess when a truck carrying more than 4,000 pounds of canned beer wrecked.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management is moving its headquarters to an office building in Colorado that also houses oil and gas organizations, drawing criticism from environmental groups.
HOUSTON (AP) — Deafening drums marked the entrance of President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi as they clasped hands and walked across the stage in a packed Texas stadium Sunday, sending a message of unity between the world's two largest democracies despite trade tensions.
One person is in custody after driving an SUV through Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, Illinois. No one was injured in the incident, according to officials.
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — A man has been indicted on a capital murder charge after a state trooper died more than four months after being shot while investigating a South Texas vehicle collision.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Talen Energy is proposing to install more wells to flush out and capture underground water reserves that were polluted by coal ash dumped into leaky holding ponds at eastern Montana's Colstrip power plant.
BRATENAHL, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a car has struck an Ohio police officer's cruiser, injuring the officer who was assisting at the scene of a disabled bus.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Manchester firefighters say they were overwhelmed with calls for overdoses this weekend, many involving the synthetic marijuana product known as spice.
HIKO, Nev. (AP) — Festivals are over and Earthlings are heading home from the Nevada desert, where people from around the globe took selfies — but didn't actually "storm" — a remote U.S. military base long the focus of UFO and space alien lore.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say someone who was involved in a fight between two groups of youths outside a downtown Indianapolis shopping mall overnight opened fire and wounded six people before he fled the scene.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 49-year-old man was detained after an apparent kidnapping attempted at the Vancouver Mall in Vancouver, Washington.
Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Rep. Adam Schiff said although he has been reluctant to "go down the path of impeachment... we may very well have passed the Rubicon here."
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A woman who was severely burned in a domestic violence attack in Vermont is hoping for a second face transplant after doctors recently discovered tissue damage that likely will lead to the loss of her donor face.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An 18-year-old man is being held in an Arkansas jail without bond on allegations that he shot another man to death.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University has gotten approval for several large construction projects including a new dormitory in downtown Phoenix, a pedestrian bridge on the Tempe campus and renovations to a historic building in Los Angeles.
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in Maryland say two teenagers are facing charges in the fatal attack of a man at an agricultural fair.
MIAMI (AP) — Bail has been denied for a South Florida corrections officer accused of kidnapping and raping a woman he was supervising on house arrest.
FITCHBURG, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts city has received a $500,000 grant to help repair a roughly 170-year-old stone bridge that has become so weakened that it's dangerous for school buses and emergency vehicles to cross.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police department is defending the hiring of an officer who was identified in background checks as someone who associated with known gang members and displayed gang-affiliated hand signals.
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — An investigation has confirmed students were subjected to a racist taunt and other verbal abuse during a high school football game in Southern California.