Friday, August 18, 2017

National

Workers sits the monument dedicated to U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney after it was removed from outside the Maryland State House, in Annapolis, Md., early Friday, Aug. 18, 2017.

BY BRIAN WITTE ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A statue of the U.S. Supreme Court justice who wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision that upheld slavery and denied citizenship to African ...
In this Aug. 26, 2016 file photo, the morning sun illuminates the Grand Tetons in Grand Teton National Park, north of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

BY BOB MOEN CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Its jagged, soaring peaks rise high over northwest Wyoming, but Grand Teton National Park is always in the shadow of its world-renowned neighbor, ...
Christel Ward speaks at a news conference Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, outside of the federal courthouse in Nashville, Tenn., about a lawsuit filed on her behalf over a program that awarded 30-day jail sentence reductions to inmates who underwent vasectomies or birth control implants.

BY JONATHAN MATTISE NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff and judge violated the constitutional rights of jail inmates by promising to reduce their sentences if they underwent birth control ...
In this photo released by the U.S. Coast Guard, a Response Boat-Medium boat crew from Coast Guard Station Honolulu conducts a search for five crew members aboard a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter approximately two miles west of Kaena Point, Oahu, Hawaii, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017.

BY AUDREY McAVOY HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday it was now searching up to 50 miles (80 kilometers) off Hawaii for five soldiers missing after their ...
In this April 4, 2014 file photo, fans enjoy pre-game festivities along Yawkey Way outside Fenway Park in Boston.

BY JIMMY GOLEN BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox will ask the city to rename Yawkey Way, the street alongside Fenway Park, to erase what owner John Henry called ...
In this April 15, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla.

BY JULIE CARR SMYTH FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s comments about the white nationalist rally last weekend are hurting not just his political standing, but his pocketbook. ...
People walk down a main street in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.

BY ANNE M. PETERSON en’s basketball teams from Oregon State, Clemson and Arizona were staying at a hotel in Barcelona, Spain, near where a van drove into pedestrians on Thursday, ...
This photo combo of images shows, clockwise, from upper left: a Google sign at a store in Hialeah, Fla., the Twitter app displayed on a smartphone, PayPal headquarters in San Jose, Calif., and the Facebook app displayed on an iPad

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY NEW YORK (AP) — It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a ...
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin speaks during a press briefing in Bridgewater, N.J., Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017.

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Military veterans are getting unlimited access to college assistance under legislation President Donald Trump has signed into law. The Forever GI Act removed ...
James Mathew Bradley Jr., 60, of Clearwater, Florida, left, arrives at the federal courthouse for a hearing, Monday, July 24, 2017, in San Antonio.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The driver of a tractor-trailer packed with people illegally entering the United States in an alleged human smuggling operation was indicted Wednesday on charges related to ...
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