SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — As Congress debates how to help Puerto Rico with its $70 billion debt, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is trying to prod lawmakers into action with stories of crumbling infrastructure on the island and a lack of basic services.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) — A Muslim high school student who was mistakenly identified in her Southern California yearbook as "Isis Phillips" says she's hurt not only by the error, but by her classmates who blasted her for denouncing it.
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — An inmate who escaped from a minimum security prison in New Jersey just weeks shy of being eligible for parole could now face an additional three to five years behind bars for the escape, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As officials in New Jersey await the winner of Saturday's $429.6 million Powerball game, a California Lottery representative said he's losing hope that his state's ticket-holder for a world-record January jackpot will ever come forward.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson's new police chief was ready to wrap up a long career with retirement and life as a "beach bum." Instead, he felt called to help turn around a department that has come under intense scrutiny since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in 2014.
Alameda County officials are demanding the resignation of a top official named Philip Sun at a mental health agency that serves the Asian community in Oakland after an audit revealed financial mismanagement.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six states that allow marijuana use legal tests to determine driving while impaired by the drug that have no scientific basis, according to a study by the nation's largest automobile club that calls for scrapping those laws.