- GOP senators attack top Democrat for defense bill delay Updated: May-25-16 4:19 pm
WASHINGTON - A Republican senator angrily denounced the Senate's top Democrat Wednesday for delaying debate on defense policy legislation, calling Minority Leader Harry Reid's leadership "cancerous" and accusing him of holding up the $602 billion bill to preserve his "sad, sorry legacy."
- GOP officials reject Democratic lawmaker's White House trip Updated: May-24-16 6:30 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee state senators have been reimbursed for out-of-state travel for meetings from Florida to Alaska, and on topics ranging from school vouchers to the dangers of radical Islam. But GOP leaders say a Democrat's trip to the White House doesn't qualify.
- Police officer, lawyer among 19 facing immigration charges Updated: May-19-16 7:46 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A lawyer and a former Mississippi police officer are among 19 people indicted on charges that they committed visa or marriage fraud to allow Indian men to obtain legal status in the United States.
- Detention of Briton sparks concerns over Nepal's democracy Updated: May-17-16 9:13 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepal has detained a British man over his alleged participation in an anti-government protest, just two weeks after expelling a Canadian for criticizing the government on social media.
- Gazans say Jordan restricting movement Updated: May-16-16 2:37 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Gazans who endured a border blockade by neighboring Egypt and Israel for almost a decade thought they were finally catching a break when Israel slightly eased restrictions on travel from the Hamas-ruled territory in recent months.
- Baltimore mayor bans travel to North Carolina, Mississippi Updated: May-11-16 7:55 am
BALTIMORE - Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has suspended all city-sponsored travel to North Carolina and Mississippi due to the states' new transgender laws.
- India seeks tycoon's extradition, says UK nixes deportation Updated: May-11-16 6:28 am
NEW DELHI - India will ask Britain to extradite business tycoon Vijay Mallya to face charges of money laundering and bank demands that he pay back more than a billion dollars in loans extended to his now-defunct airline, the finance minister said Wednesday.
- Boycott leader accuses Israel of imposing travel ban Updated: May-10-16 11:28 am
JERUSALEM - A leader of the international boycott movement against Israel on Tuesday accused Israeli authorities of imposing a travel ban on him as retribution for his political activities.
- California Assembly passes gender-neutral restrooms bill Updated: May-09-16 9:03 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - California lawmakers advanced a proposal Monday that would require all single-stall public restrooms to be gender neutral.
- California may ban state-paid trips to protest anti-gay laws Updated: May-09-16 8:34 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - California lawmakers are advancing a ban on publicly funded travel to states that have laws restricting the rights of gay or transgender individuals.
- Idaho lawmakers spend $136,000 on travel expenses Updated: May-09-16 7:20 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Idaho lawmakers spent more than $136,000 on travel during the 2016 legislative session.
- NY Gov. Cuomo backs challenge to NC law limiting LGBT rights Updated: May-07-16 8:32 am
ALBANY, New York - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is supporting a legal challenge to North Carolina's new law limiting the rights of LGBT people.
- MnSCU drops North Carolina travel ban Updated: May-05-16 7:44 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system has lifted a ban on travel to North Carolina over that state's law limiting the rights of LGBT people.
- Lawyer: Canadian to leave Nepal after work visa revoked Updated: May-05-16 6:48 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - A Canadian man will leave Nepal on Thursday after a court failed to hear his appeal for the revocation of his work visa over critical social media posts, his lawyer said.
- Coach: NC travel ban to cost Minnesota athletes opportunity Updated: May-04-16 5:34 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota State-Mankato's baseball coach on Wednesday lamented the lost opportunity for his team if it were to qualify for the NCAA Division II championship and couldn't play because the tournament is in North Carolina.
- Columbus bans non-essential worker travel to North Carolina Updated: May-03-16 3:36 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Columbus has passed a plan barring city employees from traveling to North Carolina on non-essential business in a show of support for the transgender community.
- Cheering Cubans greet first cruise ship from US in decades Updated: May-02-16 3:34 pm
HAVANA - Greeted with rum drinks and salsa dancers, the first passengers to cruise from the U.S. to Cuba in nearly 40 years streamed Monday into a crowd cheering the rebirth of commercial travel on waters that served as a stage for a half-century of Cold War hostility.