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How do you count deaths from a hurricane?

June 12, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — How many people died in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria?

It's a question that has been debated since the powerful storm slammed into the island and devastated the U.S. more »»

Frustrated AMA adopts sweeping policies to cut gun violence

June 12, 2018

CHICAGO (AP) — With frustration mounting over lawmakers' inaction on gun control, the American Medical Association on Tuesday pressed for a ban on assault weapons and came out against arming... more »»

FBI agent who dropped gun while dancing charged with assault

June 12, 2018

DENVER (AP) — An off-duty FBI agent who investigators say accidentally fired a weapon that fell while he was dancing at a Denver bar, wounding another patron in the leg, was charged Tuesday with... more »»

Trump sees 'new future' for North Korea, but path unclear

June 12, 2018

Singapore Summit news hub is now active on the AP News site and the mobile app. It showcases AP's overall coverage of the event. It can be found here: https://apnews. more »»

APNewsBreak: Border agent shot, wounded on Arizona ranch

June 12, 2018

PHOENIX (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent was wounded in a shooting on an Arizona ranch near the U.S. more »»

Uber driver who booted 2 kissing women has license suspended

June 12, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — An Uber driver who booted two kissing women out of his car had his livery license suspended on Tuesday. more »»

Massachusetts sues opioid maker, executives over drug crisis

June 12, 2018

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts sued the maker of prescription opioid painkiller OxyContin and its executives on Tuesday, accusing the company of spinning a "web of illegal deceit" to fuel the deadly... more »»

Seattle repeals tax on companies after Amazon fights back

June 12, 2018

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle leaders on Tuesday repealed a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks after a backlash from businesses, a stark reversal from a month ago when the City Council... more »»

Elizabeth Smart kidnapper skips parole hearing in Utah

June 12, 2018

DRAPER, Utah (AP) — A woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap then-Utah teenager Elizabeth Smart from her Salt Lake City home in 2002 refused to attend a hearing Tuesday before... more »»

Democrats in tight primary contest for Nevada governor nod

June 12, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada voters were deciding a competitive Democratic primary race for governor Tuesday, a contest that became the state's most closely watched after President Donald Trump helped... more »»

Alaska's legal pot industry decries taxes, seeks changes

June 12, 2018

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — In a push to get Alaska voters to legalize marijuana, supporters suggested a tax on growers of $800 a pound — though they knew it would be unworkable in the long run. more »»

Seattle leaders face raucous debate on Amazon tax rollback

June 12, 2018

SEATTLE (AP) — Angry people at a Seattle City Council meeting shouted for more time to discuss a vote Tuesday on repealing a tax on large businesses like Amazon that aimed to raise money to fight... more »»

'Roof, roof!' Dog rescued from overhang roof at his home

June 12, 2018

SPRING LAKE PARK, Minn. (AP) — "Roof! Roof!" He was practically begging to be rescued. more »»

Frenchman in US beard contest pleads guilty in drug case

June 12, 2018

MIAMI (AP) — A Frenchman arrested when he arrived in the United States for a world beard-growing championship pleaded guilty in Miami federal court Tuesday to participating in worldwide online... more »»

Seattle to repeal homeless-aid tax after Amazon objects

June 12, 2018

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon balked, and Seattle is backing down. more »»

 
 
 

 

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