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Lawsuit filed against Fox alleges racial discrimination

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 7:43pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- An expanded lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Fox News Channel of racial discrimination "that appears more akin to Plantation-style management than a modern-day work environment."...
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Milwaukee prosecutors: Video shows inmate's water turned off

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 5:37pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee prosecutors weighing criminal charges for an inmate's dehydration death said Tuesday that the jail's commander failed to inform police about the existence of surveillance video showing a guard shutting off water to the cell and never turning it back on....
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Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 4:36pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A federal judge on Tuesday blocked any attempt by the Trump administration to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with U.S. immigration officials, saying the president has no authority to attach new conditions to federal spending....
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Milwaukee prosecutors: Video shows inmate's water turned off

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 4:36pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee prosecutors weighing criminal charges for an inmate's dehydration death say the jail's commander failed to inform police about surveillance video showing a guard shutting off water to the cell....
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Shutdown? New president, same old government brinkmanship

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 3:36pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- There's an unconventional new president in the White House. And the Republicans now have a new lock on both ends of Washington's Pennsylvania Avenue. But the capital city is still up to its old gridlock tricks....
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New issue in executions: Should the death chamber be silent?

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 3:36pm
VARNER, Ark. (AP) -- The nation's first double execution in 16 years raised a new issue involving transparency and the death penalty: Should witnesses be allowed to hear what goes on in the death chamber?...
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States alarmed by laser strikes on aircraft

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 2:35pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State Police pilot Jerry King was flying his state plane back to the Lansing airport after a mission when he saw a green pulsing light in the night sky....
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Chinese court sentences US businesswoman accused of spying

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 2:35pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- An American woman detained during a business trip to China and charged with spying was sentenced Tuesday to 3 ½ years in prison, raising the possibility that she may be allowed to return home soon....
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Senator: Trump won't let NKorea build missile to reach US

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:34pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A senior Republican senator says he emerged from a dinner meeting with Donald Trump confident the president will not allow North Korea to build a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the United States....
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Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:34am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies - and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work....
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Former Trump aide Flynn may have broken law, lawmakers say

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:33am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to break U.S. law when he failed to seek permission or inform the government about accepting tens of thousands of dollars from Russian organizations after a trip there in 2015, leaders of a House committee investigating possible Russian ties with the Trump campaign said Tuesday....
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Is attacking Trump the ticket? Democrats are trying it out

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:33am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- In New Jersey, a candidate running for governor compared the Trump camp to Nazis. In Virginia, a doctor running for governor fired up a gathering of Democrats by calling Trump a "narcissistic maniac," while his primary opponent called Trump's victory a "political and constitutional Sept. 11."...
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White-power groups banding together, but for how long?

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:33am
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- White extremists, almost by nature, are seldom good at working together....
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Q&A: Hawaii reassures tourists after brain parasite cases

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:33am
HONOLULU (AP) -- A California couple on their honeymoon and two people who drank a homemade herbal beverage are among the rising number of victims in Hawaii falling ill with a potentially deadly brain parasite....
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Scott Baio explains remarks on Erin Moran after backlash

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:33am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Scott Baio says he's "heartbroken" over Erin Moran's death and his suggestion that his former "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi" co-star might have died of drugs or alcohol was a response to media reports....
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Is attacking Trump the ticket? Democrats are trying it out

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 9:32am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- In New Jersey, a candidate running for governor compared the Trump camp to Nazis. In Virginia, a doctor running for governor fired up a gathering of Democrats by calling Trump a "narcissistic maniac," while his primary opponent called Trump's victory a "political and constitutional Sept. 11."...
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Simulating mom's womb in research to help earliest preemies

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 9:32am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies - and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work....
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Trump touts executive orders he once lambasted

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 8:27am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump will mark the end of his first 100 days in office with a flurry of executive orders, looking to fulfill campaign promises and rack up victories ahead of that milestone by turning to a presidential tool he once derided. But Trump's frequent use of the executive order points to his struggles getting legislation through a Congress controlled by his own party and few of the orders themselves appear to deliver the sweeping changes the preside...
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World's last male rhino getting help from Tinder dating app

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 8:27am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The world's last male northern white rhino has joined the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts make a last-chance breeding effort to keep his species alive....
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NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 8:27am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base....
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