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HOT US cities far from border feeling the immigrant influx

US cities far from border feeling the immigrant influx

U.S. cities far from Mexico are feeling the effects of immigrants being released into the United States as an influx of asylum-seekers are being processed and dropped off at shelters and bus stations. Immigration officials are ...

Update: Jurors consider Tennessee church shooting case

Update: Jurors consider Tennessee church shooting case

The Latest on the Tennessee church shooting suspect's trial (all times local):3:55 p.m.A jury is considering whether to convict a man charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville, Tennessee, ...

Texas governor announces $1.6B deal for teacher raises

Texas governor announces $1.6B deal for teacher raises

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says $1.6 billion in teacher raises are coming in a deal driven by classroom unrest and Republicans who sharply changed course on public education ahead of 2020.The announcement Thursday would make ...

Update: Serial killer has no visitors before execution

Update: Serial killer has no visitors before execution

The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer (all times local):4:45 p.m.Prison officials say no one visited a serial killer facing execution for a murder spree that claimed the lives of 10 women in Florida in 1984.In this ...

Southern Baptists see 12th year of declining membership

Southern Baptists see 12th year of declining membership

The nation's largest Protestant denomination reported its twelfth year of declining membership in an annual report released Thursday.The Southern Baptist Convention said it had 14.8 million members in 2018, down about 192,000 from the previous ...

Prosecutor: Greed fueled Hawaii power couple’s schemes

Prosecutor: Greed fueled Hawaii power couple’s schemes

A special federal prosecutor spent an hour taking jurors through what has been called the biggest corruption case to rock Hawaii, showing how a high-ranking law enforcement power couple schemed to silence relatives who threatened ...

Inmate acquitted of guard’s slaying in Delaware prison riot

Inmate acquitted of guard’s slaying in Delaware prison riot

A jury on Thursday acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage.Jurors deliberated over two days before acquitting 32-year-old Roman ...

Was There: The roots of the ‘American Taliban’

Was There: The roots of the ‘American Taliban’

journalist Justin Pritchard reported on the American Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh's journey to the Taliban front lines. We are reprinting the story now to mark Lindh's release after nearly two decades in prison.__John Walker ...

Cal Maritime training ship resumes cruise after accident

Cal Maritime training ship resumes cruise after accident

The California Maritime Academy's training ship Golden Bear is resuming a cruise after being damaged in an accident in the eastern Caribbean.The academy says the ship struck a shoreside gantry crane while arriving in Barbados ...