WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Oversight Committee says he is issuing subpoenas to two Secret Service agents who witnessed an episode in which two high-ranking agency officials are accused of driving into a secure area at the White House without authorization.
Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah says the agents can shed light not only on the March 4 incident, "but also on why the Secret Service appears to be systemically broken and in desperate need of...
CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (AP) — The head of the Federal Railroad Administration has stumped in New York for increased education and enforcement of safety regulations at railway crossings.
Acting Administrator Sarah Feinberg on Tuesday promoted the agency's safety campaign, which calls for increased police patrols and ticketing. It was prompted by fatal crashes in New York and California.
At the invitation of a local congresswoman, Feinberg and other officials...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County coroner's office will wait for blood and urine test results before determining what caused the death of a University of California, Berkeley, soccer player who was hit by a car.
Nineteen-year-old Eloi Vasquez was struck as he ran across a Los Angeles freeway early Saturday during a spring break trip. He was last seen leaving a University of Southern California fraternity party.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Josh Lederman of The Associated Press and Jim Avila of ABC News have won the Merriman Smith Award for presidential coverage under deadline pressure.
Lederman won in the print category for reporting about a fence jumper who made it inside the White House before being apprehended. Avila won in the broadcast category for his stories on the release of U.S. contractor Alan Gross after five years of captivity in Cuba.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An Alabama woman who blamed the death of her infant son on her toddler daughter has been sentenced in Pennsylvania to 15 to 30 years in prison.
Thirty-two-year-old Wendi Stanford, of Florence, wept in Lehigh County court Tuesday as she again professed her innocence in the November 2003 death of 2-month-old Christopher Harbin, in Allentown. She called herself "a mother who has suffered, not a violent monster."