SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — One of three fugitive inmates who escaped from a California jail last week was ordered deported to Vietnam in 1998 but has been in this country racking up a lengthy rap sheet, immigration officials said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — There are too few fully qualified controllers at more than a dozen of the nation's busiest air traffic facilities stretching from Atlanta to Anchorage, according to report released Tuesday by a government watchdog.
By Anahi Rama and Lizbeth Diaz MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The wealthy Texas youth known as the "affluenza" teen after he killed four people in a drunk driving incident in 2013 will be deported to the United States imminently after dropping a legal challenge in Mexico, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Ethan Couch, 18, and his mother, Tonya, were arrested in Mexico last month following a more than two-week manhunt. "He has withdrawn the legal challenge," said Fernando Benitez, Couch's lawyer in Mexico.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of young adults healthy enough to think they don't need insurance face painful choices this year as the sign-up deadline approaches for President Barack Obama's health care law.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department should limit the types of cases it brings and more nonviolent criminals should be steered toward probation and away from prison, according to task force recommendations designed to cut the federal inmate count and save more than $5 billion in the coming years.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — In a city long stereotyped for despair, some began seeing reasons for hope: A smattering of just-opened restaurants, students filling new college classrooms, fields of green growing where abandoned houses had stood.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A year after Interior Secretary Sally Jewell shifted the national approach to fighting wildfires across a wide swath of sagebrush country in the West, her strategy is turning out to be one of the most significant federal land policy changes in some 80 years, public land experts, outdoor enthusiasts and scientists say.
Two anti-abortion campaigners who secretly filmed a Planned Parenthood official discussing fetal tissue procurement used fake driver's licenses to enter the group's offices in the Houston area, court papers released in Texas on Tuesday said. In a twist for the Texas Republican leaders who ordered the probe, accusing the women's health group of illegally trading in aborted fetal tissue, a grand jury cleared Planned Parenthood and indicted video makers David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt on Monday for tampering with a governmental record.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities found no gunman or signs of a shooting on Tuesday after receiving a report from a Department of Defense employee that shots had been heard at one of the nation's largest Naval medical facilities.