SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Filipino general accused of trying to overthrow the Philippine government in the late 1980s won't be removed from the United States for now after a federal appeals court ruled in his favor.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Tuesday that an immigration review board used the wrong standard when it determined Jose Zumel should be removed to the Philippines for engaging in terrorist activity.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline is reversing course in Nebraska and will drop its eminent domain lawsuits against landowners who don't want the pipeline running through their property.
TransCanada Inc. announced Tuesday that it will stop pushing for the project under a state law that's now being challenged in the courts.
The company says it will instead seek approval through the Nebraska Public Service Commission, an...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The latest headache for the beleaguered New Orleans police: late night robberies where gunmen burst into tony establishments in normally quiet areas, making off with the night's take and the patrons' wallets. It's happened at two restaurants in recent weeks and at an upscale bar on Monday night.
All three robberies happened in the city's Uptown area.
In each, police say, armed masked men burst in and robbed patrons as well as the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is calling for the repeal of part of President Barack Obama's health care law, the so-called "Cadillac tax" on health insurance that's unpopular with large corporations and unions alike.
Critics say the tax will raise costs for consumers, while supporters see it as a brake on wasteful health care spending.
Clinton's effort is part of a series of changes she is proposing to "build on" the Affordable Care Act,...
MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina authorities say a prison nurse threatened an inmate and yanked his genitals after accidentally giving him cigarettes and other contraband she meant to give to another inmate.
State Law Enforcement Division agents say 43-year-old Jennifer Scott was charged Monday with second-degree assault and battery more than two years after the incident.
Agents say Scott hid contraband in sandwiches she gave to Berkeley...