FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's new Republican administration is moving forward with plans to shut down the state's health insurance exchange, becoming the first state to cut ties with one of the key pieces of President Barack Obama's signature health care law because of a political promise.
SEATTLE (AP) - The courtroom was divided Monday along the lines that have separated an American Indian tribe since one of their own killed four high school classmates and himself with a gun he took from his father.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court appears ready to deliver a major setback to American unions as it considers scrapping a four-decade precedent that lets public-sector labor organizations collect fees from workers who decline to join.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address will unmistakably attempt to frame the choice facing Americans as they select his successor, doling out an optimistic vision of the country's future in contrast with what he sees as the pessimism that's pervasive in the Republican primary.
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) - Hillary Clinton has spent much of her presidential campaign looking past Democratic rival Bernie Sanders, focusing instead on Republicans and the November general election. No longer.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - A Reno commercial depicting two women getting engaged has been playing on local TV stations and in movie theaters and drawing little backlash, according to the jeweler who sought the advertisement.
SANTA ANA (AP) - A federal appeals court secretly overturned the death penalty for a Southern California man who has spent nearly three decades on death row and is the subject of an online petition to free him.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Weeks before "affluenza" teen fugitive Ethan Couch was arrested in Mexico with a cheap disguise of dyed hair and beard, his mother had pulled $30,000 from a bank account and told his father he'd never see them again, according to her arrest warrant.
DENVER (AP) - Republicans have widely condemned the armed standoff by a group of ranchers to reclaim federal land in eastern Oregon, but their goal of taking back some of Washington's vast holdings in the West has gained traction in the GOP.