By TOM RAUM and JENNIFER AGIESTAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly six in 10 Americans want stricter gun laws in the aftermath of last month's deadly school shooting in Connecticut, with majorities favoring a nationwide ban on military-style, rapid-fire weapons and limits on gun violence
By JIM SALTERAssociated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A part-time student shot a longtime administrator in the chest at a downtown St. Louis business school before turning the gun on himself early Tuesday, sparking a "chaotic scene" with police swarming the building and panicked students fleeing, police
By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The political tempest stirred up by Superstorm Sandy appears to have moved on after wreaking havoc among congressional Republicans divided over how much aid to allocate to the victims.
In a 241-180 vote Tuesday night, the House approved $50.5 billion
By JULIE PACE and ERICA WERNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's broad effort to reduce gun violence will include proposed bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines as well as more than a dozen executive orders aimed at circumventing
By DESMOND BUTLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde travels the world trying to keep the global economy on track. But some of the greatest threats are brewing just blocks from her Washington office and there's little she can do about them.
By ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tea party fervor has surged and waned in the past four years, Occupy encampments are long gone from parks in the nation's capital, and the crowd for President Barack Obama's second inauguration figures to be significantly smaller than the
By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - As New York lawmakers approved the nation's toughest gun control laws, the first since the Connecticut school shooting, gun enthusiasts lined up to criticize the state for what they called an overreach driven by political ambition.
Spokane County Sheriff's Department Press Release:
Early this evening, Tuesday, January 15th, 23-year-old Joseph Knop was arrested for the extensive damage done at Lake City Assembly Church in Medical Lake. Deputies responded to the church Sunday morning, January 13th, and
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
DANBURY, Conn. (AP) - In one dream, 6-year-old Noah brushes his teeth at the sink, his dark hair wet. He looks directly at his mother and says, "Mommy, I'm having fun." In another, Veronique Pozner gives birth atop a mountain, is handed the infant by a
By KAREN MATTHEWSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - More than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning, leaving some 152,000 students, many disabled, trying to find other ways to get to school.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said the