Feds win fight for access to indicted Paul aide's Gmail

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Federal prosecutors prevailed Friday in their yearlong fight to force Google Inc. to turn over the emails of an indicted Republican consultant with close ties to Ron and Rand...

Ex-Arkansas treasurer gets 2 ½ years in prison

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison on Friday following her conviction last year on federal bribery and extortion charges.

The Democrat was...

Associated Press photographers reflect on Katrina coverage

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With Hurricane Katrina headed for the Gulf Coast in late August 2005, The Associated Press deployed dozens of staffers to support its New Orleans and Mississippi bureaus.

Here, three of the...

Cops: Man fled police, hit woman pushing her dog in carriage

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey man who was fleeing police in a car hit a 79-year-old woman as she pushed her dog in a baby carriage.

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office said Friday...

Man gets life sentence in slaying of elderly Ohio couple

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man avoided the death penalty on Friday when he pleaded guilty to aggravated murder charges and was sentenced to life in prison without parole for robbing and killing an elderly couple then...

In Kentucky, the other 2016 race plays out for Rand Paul

LONDON, Ky. (AP) — Sen. Rand Paul says his presidential bid isn't a threat to his other campaign, the one for re-election to the Senate.

He tells The Associated Press that he's running for re-election by...

Shell pauses Arctic offshore drilling for high wind, water

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Strong winds and high waves that pounded the northern coast of Alaska have led Royal Dutch Shell PLC to temporarily stop exploratory oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean.

"Due to high...

Attorney: Robin Williams' bikes are an issue in estate fight

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A legal fight over late actor Robin Williams' possessions includes his large bicycle collection, artwork, books and other items worth millions of dollars, an attorney for his widow said...