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Police: Daughters taken 3 decades ago found, mom arrested

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:10:45 GMT2017-01-18T01:10:45Z

SCITUATE, R.I. (AP) -- Two sisters who disappeared from Rhode Island with their mother in 1985 have been located in the Houston area, and their mother was charged with snatching them, police announced Tuesday....

Bill would let women sue doctors who perform their abortions

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:46:28 GMT2017-01-18T00:46:28Z

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow a woman who gets an abortion to sue the doctor who performed the procedure if she experiences emotional distress later....

Janet Napolitano in hospital over side effect of cancer care

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 02:24:39 GMT2017-01-18T02:24:39Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary and governor of Arizona, has been undergoing cancer treatment for five months and was hospitalized after suffering complications, the school system revealed Tuesday....

Gun industry, suicide prevention forge unlikely alliance

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:10:50 GMT2017-01-17T21:10:50Z

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- It's a difficult topic to discuss, fraught with politics and social stigma, and an even tougher one to fix: people who kill themselves with a gun. But now two unlikely allies - the gun industry and a leading suicide prevention group - are coming together to tackle it....

Stillborn Portland infant highlights Oregon homeless problem

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:59:51 GMT2017-01-17T23:59:51Z

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A stillborn infant was found with his homeless mother at a street side bus stop during unusually cold weather. And while the infant's death was not blamed on below-freezing temperatures it has driven home just how ruthless this winter has been for Portland's homeless population, with four recent deaths attributed to exposure....

Airport shooting suspect blamed 'mind control,' IS ties

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:34:37 GMT2017-01-17T20:34:37Z

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport told investigators initially he was under government mind control and then claimed to be inspired by Islamic State websites and chatrooms, authorities said at a hearing Tuesday....

Prosecutor: Orlando gunman's widow knew about the attack

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:06:00 GMT2017-01-18T01:06:00Z

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman knew about the attack ahead of time and then hindered the criminal investigation when she lied to FBI agents after the shooting, prosecutors said Tuesday during a brief court appearance a day after her arrest in California....

Trump meets with Supreme Court candidate

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:19:04 GMT2017-01-17T22:19:04Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump has met with one of the judges on his short list for potential Supreme Court nominees, less than two weeks before he is expected to announce his choice for the nation's highest court....

Police: Fugitive wanted in officer's fatal shooting captured

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 03:29:22 GMT2017-01-18T03:29:22Z

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The suspect in the fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer was captured Tuesday night after eluding a massive manhunt for more than a week, authorities said....

In Price's Ga. district, what happens after health repeal

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:50:02 GMT2017-01-17T21:50:02Z

ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) -- Carla Dent is a restaurant owner who steers her employees to federal health insurance exchanges. Eden Purdy helps poor and working-class Georgians navigate the health care marketplace. Bryson Boech is a grocery cashier recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, what the insurance industry calls a pre-existing condition....