Nation

Arlington expansion site could house more than 25,000 graves

ARLINGTON, Va. — Arlington National Cemetery, which inters 7,000 military veterans, spouses and dignitaries each year, unveiled preliminary plans this week to create room for ...

1st U.S. death tied to Zika ramps up funding debates

WASHINGTON — The first officially reported death Friday in the United States from Zika-related complications, a 70-year-old man in Puerto Rico, intensified a partisan battle ...

Top court gives Texas voter ID law pass

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Friday declined to block the use of Texas' voter ID law in the November election but indicated it is ...

Navy officer sentenced to 6 years for bribery

SAN DIEGO — The highest ranking Navy officer charged in the sprawling "Fat Leonard" bribery and contracting fraud scheme was sentenced to more than six ...

Woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from stranger's womb

BOULDER, Colo. — A judge on Friday sentenced a Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger's womb to 100 years in prison, including ...

Whitey Bulger's girlfriend chooses prison over cooperation

How exactly gangster James "Whitey" Bulger managed to elude law enforcement during his 16 years on the run is a question investigators are still trying ...

Friend of Dylann Roof admits lies to FBI in S.C. shooting assault

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Joey Meek, friend of accused racial killer Dylann Roof, admitted Friday in federal court that he knew details about Roof's plan to ...

Police criticize BYU policy to investigate assault victims

SALT LAKE CITY — Several Utah police officials are joining in calls to change Brigham Young University's practice of opening honor code investigations into students ...

Missing dog found 10 years later

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Tracy Dove assumed the worst after her 1-year-old dog named Charlie disappeared in 2006. Days without the animal turned into years, and ...

Woman hit by lightning grateful to be alive

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — The lightning bolt followed an explosive thunderclap, striking with such force that it cracked the stone observation tower where Appalachian Trail hikers ...

Weak health care, tech results drag stocks down

NEW YORK — Stocks fell Friday as health care and technology companies continued to report weak first-quarter results, but thanks to late buying, they managed ...

Premium hikes expected under Obamacare

WASHINGTON — Insurers will seek significant premium hikes under President Obama's health care law this summer — stiff medicine for consumers and voters ahead ...

Investigators look at overdose in Prince death

MINNEAPOLIS — Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he ...

Fights follow Trump rally in Southern Cal, about 20 arrested

COSTA MESA, Calif. — Raucous protesters and supporters of Donald Trump took to the streets in California leading to some 20 arrests as the Republican ...

Agents say more drones, radios, some fence needed ... less than what Trump, Cruz want

WASHINGTON — Federal agents who patrol the border with Mexico want 23 more miles of fences, better radios and more aerial drones to tighten the ...

Former Speaker Boehner calls Cruz 'Lucifer in the flesh'

FORT WAYNE, Indiana — Former House Speaker John Boehner unloaded on Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz during a talk to college students, calling the Texas ...

3 tied to terrorist shooting charged in California

Federal agents Thursday arrested three people, including the older brother of San Bernardino gunman Syed Rizwan Farook, on charges of marriage fraud and lying to ...

Oklahoma legislators seek change in sodomy law after ruling

OKLAHOMA CITY — After Oklahoma's highest court dismissed a criminal charge against a 17-year-old boy accused of forcing a heavily intoxicated girl to perform oral ...

'Bomb' hooked to man in animal suit was flotation device, cops say

BALTIMORE — A young man in an animal costume and surgical mask who walked into a Baltimore TV station Thursday claiming to have a bomb ...

Overdose considered in Prince death

MINNEAPOLIS — Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he ...