ap top news - us headlines

People yell out during a rally on Central Park West as they take part in a rally and march highlighting equal rights and equality for women Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in New York.  The New York protest was among more than 200 such actions planned for the weekend around the world.  (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
The Latest: Jane Fonda, Common join march in Park City, UtahActress Jane Fonda and women's rights attorney Gloria Allred have joined the march in Park City, Utah, where the annual Sundance Festival is in full swing.
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
Maine town manager leads segregation group, promotes whitesThe town manager of a rural Maine community says he's the leader of a racial segregationist group, and he believes the United States would be better off if people of different races were to "voluntarily separate."
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
People stand quietly during a moment of silence as they take part in a rally and march highlighting equal rights and equality for women Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in New York. The New York protest was among more than 200 such actions planned for the weekend around the world.  (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
Trump tweets about women's marches as protesters gatherPresident Donald Trump refers to women's march in tweets, saying it's 'perfect day' to celebrate the economic success stemming from his 1st year in office; meanwhile, women across the nation rally against him and his policies
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The corridors surrounding the Senate are empty on the first day of a government shutdown after a divided Senate rejected a funding measure, at the Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some notVisitors can still ride snowmobiles and snow coaches into Yellowstone National Park to gaze at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 shows Lydia Sutthithepa.  Sutthithepa was among those reported missing from this week's deadly Montecito, Calif., mudslides.  (Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Mudslides take heavy toll on immigrants serving posh townRecent mudslides in a star-studded California coastal town took a heavy toll on gardeners and housekeepers, with members of working immigrant families accounting for nearly a third of the deaths.
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this Aug. 3, 2017 photo, shoppers load their vehicle at the Dollar General store in Luther, Okla.  Less than a year after opening its new concept stores known as Walmart Express, the retail giant shuttered the smaller stores intended to compete with dollar stores when they failed to gain traction nationwide. Small towns like Luther are now trying to fill budget gaps to make up for lost sales tax revenue now that Walmart has pulled out.  (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Small-town budgets hurting from loss of mini WalmartsArkansas-based Walmart's closing of its Express stores in small towns across the Midwest and South has affected basic government services from police protection to parks
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE This Thursday June 5, 2014 file photo shows former US Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, left, as she listens to park service rangers during a tour of Jamestown Island in Jamestown, Va. A power company is getting set to build 17 transmission towers in Virginia near colonial Jamestown Island. And already the utility has begun paying out $90 million for projects to blunt the impact on significant historic areas.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Big towers to rise near historic Jamestown: $90M in payoutsTowers _ some nearly as tall as Statue of Liberty _ to be built to string power lines visible at Jamestown Island, Virginia, site of first permanent British settlement in North America; $90 million in payouts to blunt impact on historic area
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, Ana Martinez, a medical assistant at the Sea Mar Community Health Center, gives a patient a flu shot in Seattle. This year’s U.S. flu season got off to an early start, and it’s been driven by a nasty type of flu that tends to put more people in the hospital and cause more deaths than other common flu bugs. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expectedNasty US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, Leslie Van Houten attends her parole hearing at the California Institution for Women in Corona, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown has again denied parole for Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson. Brown said in his decision announced Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, that despite Van Houten saying at her parole hearing that she accepts full responsibility for her crimes, she still lays too much of the blame on Manson, who died two months ago. (Stan Lim/Los Angeles Daily News via AP, Pool, File)
Governor denies parole for Manson follower Leslie Van HoutenCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has again denied parole for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of the late murderous cult leader Charles Manson
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, Leslie Van Houten attends her parole hearing at the California Institution for Women in Corona, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown has again denied parole for Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson. Brown said in his decision announced Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, that despite Van Houten saying at her parole hearing that she accepts full responsibility for her crimes, she still lays too much of the blame on Manson, who died two months ago. (Stan Lim/Los Angeles Daily News via AP, Pool, File)
Manson follower Leslie Van Houten denied parole by governorCalifornia's governor has denied parole for a follower of Charles Manson yet again, refusing to let Leslie Van Houten go free
The Associated Press13 hours ago
In this Jan. 17, 2018, photo, Jeri Burton makes a sign in preparation for a rally in Las Vegas. A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches around the world with a message of female empowerment and protest of President Donald Trump, organizers will mark the anniversary with more than a hundred marches around the world and a rally in Las Vegas aiming to channel the activism to register voters and swing elections for progressives this year. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Women will march again with aim to become a political forceActivists return to the streets a year after 1 million people rallied worldwide for female empowerment, hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office.
The Associated Press16 hours ago
This Oct. 2017 photo released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Force Investigation Team Report shows the view of foyer of room 32-135 towards a sitting area of the interior of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock's 32nd floor room of the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas, an image released as part of a preliminary report by Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Paddock began shooting into the crowd attending the Route 91 Music Festival from his hotel room into a crowd of 22,000 people attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival music below on Oct. 1, 2017.  (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP)
Records: Las Vegas gunman was germophobe, possibly bipolarLas Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock was a high-stakes gambler on a losing streak, obsessed with cleanliness, possibly bipolar and having difficulties with his live-in girlfriend. But the motive behind the massacre that killed 58 people remains unknown.
The Associated Press16 hours ago
This component is currently unavailable.
AdChoices
AdChoices

Weather

Market Watch