- The Latest: No plans for Japan PM to visit Pearl Harbor Updated: May-25-16 11:03 am
SHIMA, Japan - The Latest on President Barack Obama's trip to Vietnam and Japan (all times local):
- Virginia governor: Feds have found no wrongdoing Updated: May-25-16 11:00 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday that federal investigators looking at donations from his 2013 campaign have told his attorney there's no indication he did anything wrong.
- FDA delay raises slim hope for muscular dystrophy drug Updated: May-25-16 10:55 am
WASHINGTON - Federal health regulators will take more time to review a highly-contested drug for muscular dystrophy that has become a flashpoint in the debate over patient access to experimental medicine.
- Russia: US military flight in Sea of Japan was a safety risk Updated: May-25-16 10:54 am
MOSCOW - Russia's Defense Ministry has spelled out why it believes a U.S. reconnaissance flight over the Sea of Japan was a safety risk, saying the plane risked colliding with civilian airliners.
- US Army to test driverless vehicle technology in Michigan Updated: May-25-16 10:53 am
LAPEER, Michigan - A convoy of U.S. Army vehicles will cruise along Interstate 69 in Lapeer and St. Clair counties as part of an initial testing of driverless military vehicle equipment on public roadways.
- Feds: Company hasn't done enough to end slow-motion oil leak Updated: May-25-16 10:51 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Justice Department is urging a federal court to let industry regulators decide if a New Orleans company has done enough to end a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico that could last another century.
- US probes e-commerce giant Alibaba's accounting practices Updated: May-25-16 10:48 am
WASHINGTON - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says it is under investigation by U.S. regulators in connection with its accounting practices.
- ATF: Man said he was 'getting ready' to shoot officers Updated: May-25-16 10:40 am
BALTIMORE - Federal authorities say a Baltimore man charged with a weapons violation was recorded saying a rifle he was selling was loaded because he was "getting ready" to shoot police after an officer's acquittal.
- Japan PM expresses 'profound resentment' over Okinawa death Updated: May-25-16 10:16 am
SHIMA, Japan - Japan's prime minister has met with President Barack Obama - and expressed "profound resentment" about the death of a young Japanese woman on Okinawa and the arrest of a former U.S. Marine.
- Groups move to protect historic moorings at Pearl Harbor Updated: May-25-16 10:09 am
HONOLULU - The National Park Service and the nonprofit group Pacific Historic Parks are launching an effort to preserve the battleship moorings at Pearl Harbor.
- Law officers seek leads in theft of 66 guns Updated: May-25-16 10:07 am
MCDONOUGH, Georgia - Federal authorities are seeking leads after 66 firearms were stolen from a gun range outside Atlanta.
- The Latest: Hearing begins on future of New Orleans jail Updated: May-25-16 9:45 am
NEW ORLEANS - The Latest on a move to have a federal court appoint a third party to run the New Orleans jail (all times local):
- Congressional panel releases critical Cover Oregon report Updated: May-25-16 9:34 am
SALEM, Oregon - A U.S. House committee has found former Gov. John Kitzhaber and a federal agency mishandled the creation of Oregon's health insurance enrollment website, with the Democratic governor's political advisers making decisions based on his re-election campaign.
- Citibank paying $425M in fines to settle US charges on rates Updated: May-25-16 9:25 am
WASHINGTON - Citibank will pay $425 million in fines to settle federal civil charges of attempting to manipulate key benchmarks used to set interest rates for investments in derivatives and U.S. Treasury bonds as well as a range of consumer loans.
- How to mark National Park Service centennial: Find your park Updated: May-25-16 9:03 am
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- Coroner, park officials probe body in Delaware Water Gap Updated: May-25-16 8:59 am
MILFORD, Pennsylvania - National Park Service officials and a coroner are investigating a man's body found in a creek in Pennsylvania's Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area.
- Top general urges lawmakers to preserve Afghan visa program Updated: May-25-16 8:54 am
WASHINGTON - Afghan civilians who assisted the American-led coalition as interpreters, firefighters and construction workers are in danger of being harmed or killed by the Taliban if Congress cancels a program that allows them to resettle in the United States, according to the top American commander in Afghanistan.
- Philippine Congress starts counting presidential, VP votes Updated: May-25-16 6:43 am
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Congress on Wednesday started the official count of votes cast in the May 9 presidential election, though confirmation of Rodrigo Duterte's apparent victory may be slowed by disputes in the more closely fought vice presidential race.
- Hearing set on future of violence-plagued New Orleans jail Updated: May-25-16 4:50 am
NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge is set to hear arguments on whether he should take the drastic step of stripping an elected sheriff of his authority to run the violence-plagued New Orleans jail.
- FBI director to speak at Birmingham civil rights conference Updated: May-25-16 4:43 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is scheduled to speak in Birmingham, Alabama, as part of a conference on civil rights and law enforcement.
- Louisiana lawmakers encourage trade relations with Cuba Updated: May-25-16 4:38 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's lawmakers are pushing trade talks with Cuba, now that President Barack Obama has moved to normalize relations with the island nation.
- Pakistan army tells US it is concerned over drone strike Updated: May-25-16 4:26 am
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's military says the country's army chief met with U.S. Ambassador David Hale to express Islamabad's serious concerns over the drone strike that killed the former Taliban leader.
- Bill to give info to patient caregivers nears final passage Updated: May-25-16 3:57 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Both the House and Senate have cast unanimous votes in support of a proposal seeking to provide more information to people about how to care for their loved ones when they are discharged from hospitals.
- TSA chief headed back to Capitol Hill to talk airport lines Updated: May-25-16 3:42 am
WASHINGTON - The head of the Transportation Security Administration is heading back to Capitol Hill Wednesday to try to explain what his agency is doing to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have already snarled the fledgling summer travel season.
- Suspect in Charleston church shooting faces highest penalty Updated: May-25-16 3:40 am
WASHINGTON - Nearly a year after the brutal shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at a Charleston, South Carolina, church, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday its intent to seek the death penalty against the man facing federal hate crime charges in the killings.