US may limit items collected at Vietnam Vets memorial

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service is considering limiting the items it collects at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

The agency said in a news release Tuesday that it will only keep items left at the...

A look at Obama's final budget proposal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama proposed a record $4.1 trillion budget on Tuesday. Here's a look at each agency and department:

AGRICULTURE

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Martin Shkreli sued by artist over Wu-Tang Clan album

NEW YORK (AP) — A Long Island artist sued ex-pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli and others Tuesday over the use of his art in a Wu-Tang Clan album, saying he never expected portraits he posted on a fan blog two...

Exit of California Senate candidate could aid struggling GOP

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The abrupt withdrawal of one of the Republican candidates in California's U.S. Senate race could help a party that's been battered in recent statewide elections.

But Democrats remain...

Oklahoma wildfires threaten homes; smoke risky for drivers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Grass fires pushed along by 35 mph wind gusts have forced an elementary school to keep some of its children after hours as a wildfire risk threatened Oklahoma ahead of its annual tornado...

Judge's error could set man free without trial for murder

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man who was charged with murder in the stabbing death of a 75-year-old woman may walk free, all because of a mistake made by a superior court judge.

The case started on June 17, 2013,...

Former Tyco CEO named board chairman of ex-prisoners group

NEW YORK (AP) — A former business titan convicted more than a decade ago in a notorious corporate fraud case that featured headline-grabbing tales of excessive spending is now board chairman of a New York City...

Rams owner buys historic Waggoner Ranch, largest in US

VERNON, Texas (AP) — A billionaire sports mogul has purchased a Texas mega-ranch that has been operated by one family for nearly a century.

The heirs of cattle baron W.T. Waggoner said Tuesday that a judge...