Man says Milwaukee's sheriff detained him for shaking head
MILWAUKEE (AP) ? A Milwaukee man says a tough-talking, cowboy-hat wearing Wisconsin sheriff detained him after a flight because the man shook his head at the lawman, who has gained a national prominence for his outspoken support of Donald Trump.
Critical federal approvals for massive Wyoming wind projectThe biggest onshore wind development in the works in the U.S. has received two critical federal approvals that could allow the first turbines to go up as soon as next year. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management ...
Alaska volcano erupts again, sends ash cloud to 31,000 feetANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) ? An Alaska volcano active since mid-December has erupted again.
Ice storm paralyzes parts of Oregon, Washington state
TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) ? An ice storm shut down major highways Wednesday in Oregon and Washington state and paralyzed towns in the Columbia River Gorge with up to 2 inches of ice at the same time rising temperatures in Portland raised the prospect of flooding after the largest snowstorm in years.
Jennifer Lopez: NBC's 'Bye Bye Birdie' evokes stage roots
Paul McCartney files lawsuit against Sony/ATV over copyrightNEW YORK (AP) ? Paul McCartney says he wants his music to get back to where it once belonged.
Prosecutor: SC lawmaker took wife's phone, bit her nose
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) ? A South Carolina lawmaker remained jailed Wednesday on the state's most serious domestic violence charge as prosecutors disclosed new details of an alleged attack, saying he bit his wife's nose and took her cellphone so she couldn't call for help.
Pentagon chief says he opposed cutting Manning's prison term
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he had opposed commuting the prison sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning, who was convicted in 2013 of espionage and other crimes for leaking classified information while deployed in Iraq.
Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall of Fame
Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday, earning the honor as Trevor Hoffman and Vladimir Guerrero fell just short. Steroids-tainted stars Barry ...
To avoid more 'Daily Show' ridicule, Arizona kills billsPHOENIX (AP) ? An Arizona lawmaker's proposal to penalize colleges and universities that teach ethnic studies classes has essentially died after getting widely panned by Democrats and liberal commentators across the nation.