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Conservative lawmaker known for love of baseball

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 8:17am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rep. Steve Scalise, a member of the House Republican leadership, is known for his love of baseball and the late-night meals he often serves his colleagues in his office near the Capitol's ornate Statuary Hall....
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China overturns rejections of 9 Trump trademarks

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 8:17am
SHANGHAI (AP) -- The Chinese government has granted preliminary approval for nine Donald Trump trademarks it had previously rejected, in whole or in part, The Associated Press found, a turn that is likely to fuel further allegations that Beijing may be giving the president's family business special treatment....
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Southern Baptist Convention in uproar over "alt-right"

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 8:17am
PHOENIX (AP) -- A national meeting of Southern Baptists will consider condemning the political movement known as the "alt-right" amid an uproar over the denomination's commitment to confronting prejudice....
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Call it a comeback: Old-school typewriters attract new fans

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 8:17am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Typewriter enthusiasts gather at an Albuquerque restaurant to experiment with vintage Smith Coronas. Fans in Boston kneel in a city square and type stories about their lives during a pro-immigration demonstration. A documentary on typewriters featuring Tom Hanks and musician John Mayer is set for release this summer....
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The Latest: Congressman says member of his staff wounded

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 7:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (all times local):...
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Southern Baptist Convention in uproar over "alt-right"

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 7:10am
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention is reconsidering its decision not to formally condemn the political movement known as the "alt-right."...
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Belgian court convicts parents in baby's malnutrition death

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 7:10am
DENDERMONDE, Belgium (AP) -- A Belgian court on Wednesday convicted two parents in the death of their infant, who succumbed to malnutrition and dehydration because his parents were firm believers in unconventional nutrition....
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Top House GOP leader shot at congressional baseball practice

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 6:05am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A top House Republican, Steve Scalise of Louisiana, was shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington, officials said. Several other people were also believed to have been hit, according to a lawmaker who witnessed the shooting....
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The Latest: Trump says Scalise badly injured, will recover

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 6:05am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (all times local):...
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Michigan health chief charged in Flint water probe

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 6:05am
FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- The head of the Michigan health department was charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter, the highest-ranking member of Gov. Rick Snyder's administration to be snagged in a criminal investigation of Flint's lead-contaminated water....
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Old-school typewriters attract new generation of fans

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 5:03am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Typewriter enthusiasts gather at an Albuquerque restaurant to experiment with vintage Smith Coronas. Fans in Boston kneel in a city square and type stories about their lives during a pro-immigration demonstration. A new documentary on typewriters featuring Tom Hanks and musician John Mayer is set for release this summer....
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Kim Kardashian discusses fame, missteps at Forbes summit

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 5:03am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Kim Kardashian West takes her status as a role model seriously, and says part of that is owning up to her past mistakes and not letting online hatred distract her from her goals....
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The Latest: 50 people taken to hospitals from tower fire

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 12:59am
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on the London fire (all times local):...
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US steps up security for U19 basketball tournament in Egypt

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 11:53pm
John Calipari would prefer to focus on the players he wants and the offense he'll run....
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Amid criminal case, Cosby fighting lawsuits by 10 women

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:52pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- As Bill Cosby awaits a verdict in his sexual assault case in Pennsylvania, the comedian's civil lawyers are fighting civil lawsuits against him by 10 women around the country....
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Firefighters battle massive blaze in London high-rise

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 9:51pm
LONDON (AP) -- Firefighters battled a massive fire in a 27-floor high-rise apartment building in west London for several hours Wednesday....
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Ed Gillespie wins GOP nomination, will face Northam

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 9:51pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam won the Democratic nomination in the closely watched race for governor Tuesday, defeating a more liberal insurgent challenger in a contest to be one of the party's standard-bearers against President Donald Trump....
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Congressional Democrats sue Trump over foreign payments

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 9:51pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic lawmakers are suing President Donald Trump over foreign money flowing into his global business empire....
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Firefighters battling massive blaze in London high-rise

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 7:51pm
LONDON (AP) -- Firefighters are battling a massive fire in an apartment high-rise in London....
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The Latest: Gillespie wins GOP nomination in governor's race

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 7:51pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The Latest on Virginia primary races for governor (all times local):...
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