Trump plan would cut taxes for companies — and people, too

Trump plan would cut taxes for companies — and people, too

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump proposed dramatic cuts in corporate and personal taxes Wednesday in an overhaul his administration asserts will spur national economic growth and bring jobs and prosperity to...

This Harvard doctor has a plan to save 30 million lives by 2030

This Harvard doctor has a plan to save 30 million lives by 2030

VANCOUVER - A 2-year-old child in rural Liberia has a fever. It could be malaria, and the only way to get treatment is for her mother to carry her on her back, cross a riverbed by canoe and walk through a forest for at least two days to get to the...

GOP budget hawks open to Trump tax plan despite deficit

GOP budget hawks open to Trump tax plan despite deficit

WASHINGTON — Republicans who slammed the growing national debt under Democrat Barack Obama said Tuesday they are open to President Donald Trump’s tax plan, even though it could add trillions of dollars to the deficit over the next decade....

Astronaut breaks record for most time in space by American

Astronaut breaks record for most time in space by American

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronaut Peggy Whitson has another record under her space belt.

These 2 men might become first double execution in US since 2000

These 2 men might become first double execution in US since 2000

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two condemned Arkansas killers who admit they’re guilty but fear their poor health could lead to extreme pain during lethal injections set for Monday might become the first inmates put to death in a double...

Sean Hannity calls sexual harassment accusation ‘100% false’

Sean Hannity calls sexual harassment accusation ‘100% false’

NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Hannity says accusations of sexual harassment from a former Fox News contributor are “100% false and a complete fabrication.”

Sessions will fight WV, many others if he wants to crack down on pot

Sessions will fight WV, many others if he wants to crack down on pot

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants to bring back the war on drugs, but on medical marijuana — which he says “has been hyped, maybe too much” — he may be too late.

Suspect in Facebook video killing shoots himself to death

Suspect in Facebook video killing shoots himself to death

CLEVELAND (AP) — The man who randomly killed a Cleveland retiree and posted video of the crime on Facebook shot himself to death on Tuesday in Pennsylvania, police said.

Pence warns North Korea ‘era of strategic patience is over’

Pence warns North Korea ‘era of strategic patience is over’

PANMUNJOM, South Korea (AP) — In a trip full of Cold War symbolism, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea and warned Pyongyang that after years of testing the U.S. and South Korea with its...

WV ranks last in amount of per capita federal taxes paid, data show

WV ranks last in amount of per capita federal taxes paid, data show

WASHINGTON — As Tax Day approaches, show some love for the good people who live in the nation’s capital.

More than 100 killed in blast near evacuation buses in Syria

More than 100 killed in blast near evacuation buses in Syria

BEIRUT — A stalled population transfer resumed Saturday after a deadly explosion killed at least 100, including children, government supporters and opposition fighters, at an evacuation point — adding new...

EPA moves to undo tougher pollution limits on coal plants

EPA moves to undo tougher pollution limits on coal plants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to trash Obama-era rules to limit water pollution from coal-fired power plants.

Antiabortion advocates are on a roll right now

Antiabortion advocates are on a roll right now

President Donald Trump just scored a political base victory by signing a law that allows states to withhold federal funds from Planned Parenthood and other facilities that provide abortions.

Man arrested after allegedly stealing guns and sending Trump a manifesto

Man arrested after allegedly stealing guns and sending Trump a manifesto

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A fugitive accused of stealing numerous weapons from a Wisconsin gun store and sending an anti-government manifesto to the White House has been arrested after nine days on the run, sheriff’s officials said Friday.

Government: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by massive bomb

Government: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by massive bomb

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The attack on a tunnel complex in remote eastern Afghanistan with the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military left 36 Islamic State group fighters dead and no civilian casualties,...

US drops 22,000-pound bomb on ISIL in Afghanistan

US drops 22,000-pound bomb on ISIL in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Thursday struck an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with “the mother of all bombs,” the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by...

First responders often save pets with oxygen masks and CPR, but that can be illegal

First responders often save pets with oxygen masks and CPR, but that can be illegal

The cat wasn’t breathing when firefighters with the Pikesville, Maryland, Volunteer Fire Company pulled it out of a raging apartment blaze earlier this year. So medics strapped on a special pet-sized oxygen mask, got the kitty inhaling and...

Seeking to salvage ties, US and Russia agree on Syria probe

Seeking to salvage ties, US and Russia agree on Syria probe

MOSCOW — Striving to salvage ties amid a fierce dispute over Syria, the United States and Russia on Wednesday agreed to work together on an international investigation of a Syrian chemical weapons attack last week...

United: Airline won’t use police to remove passengers

United: Airline won’t use police to remove passengers

CHICAGO — The chief executive of United Airlines said the carrier will no longer ask police to remove passengers from full flights after the uproar over a man who was dragged off a plane by airport officers in...

Former ‘Apprentice’ contestant demands evidence in Trump lawsuit

Former ‘Apprentice’ contestant demands evidence in Trump lawsuit

A former “Apprentice” contestant who last year accused Donald Trump of making multiple unwanted sexual advances before he became president asked a New York judge to deny a request to indefinitely delay gathering evidence in the case.

Donald Trump Jr. nixes 2018 bid but says maybe later

Donald Trump Jr. nixes 2018 bid but says maybe later

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump Jr., rumored to be eyeing a move to follow his father’s footsteps into politics, will not be a candidate for governor of New York next year but is not ruling out a possible run for office in the future.

2 anti-Trump protestors sentenced to jail time

2 anti-Trump protestors sentenced to jail time

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two Pittsburgh men who pleaded guilty to assault charges in an altercation with police officers during an anti-Trump protest almost a year ago have been sentenced to three to 12 months in jail.

Officials: 2 adults dead, 2 kids shot at CA school

Officials: 2 adults dead, 2 kids shot at CA school

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — An apparent murder-suicide inside an elementary school classroom in San Bernardino left two adults dead, including a teacher, and two students wounded, police and school officials said.

Gorsuch sworn into Supreme Court, vows to serve Constitution

Gorsuch sworn into Supreme Court, vows to serve Constitution

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump praised new Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch during a public White House ceremony on Monday as a jurist who will rule “not on his personal preferences but based on a fair and objective reading of...