• Obama's power plant climate plan shifts to courts, states

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought to clamp down Monday on power plant emissions with a federal plan that — if successful — would attempt to slow global warming by dramatically shifting the way Americans get and use electricity. Touting the plan at a White House ceremony,...

  • Texas attorney general accused of lying to investors

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had an investment opportunity: a tech startup making data servers. He told people he had put his own money into Servergy Inc., according to prosecutors, and helped persuade a state lawmaker and another wealthy businessman to buy...

  • The Latest: Illegal immigration early focus of GOP forum

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The Latest from the forum at St. Anselm...

  • Special Olympics athlete found after disappearing from LAX

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An autistic teenage Special Olympics athlete who vanished from Los Angeles International Airport has been found. Los Angeles Police Department Officer Drake Madison says 15-year-old Shion Isimel of the Ivory Coast has been located. No further details on his...

  • Q&A: A look at the indictment of Texas' attorney general

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is charged with three felony counts of securities fraud in an indictment unsealed Monday. Here's a closer look at what the case against him means. ___ WHAT CHARGES DOES HE FACE? All of the charges relate to activities before...

  • New Mexico not expected to fight EPA's emission-cutting rule

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico properly prepared for President Barack Obama's efforts to cut greenhouse gases from power plants and won't be among the many Republican-led states expected to fight the plan, state Environment Department Secretary Ryan Flynn said Monday. Flynn told...

  • Man rescued after 6 hours in Lake Michigan during storm

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    SOUTH MANITOU ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it plucked a kayaker from Lake Michigan after the man was in the water for about six hours during a weekend storm. The man was without his kayak but was wearing a life jacket when a Coast Guard crew raised him into a...

  • Vikings' Zimmer to miss practice due to father's health

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer's father is ailing. Zimmer told reporters Monday that he will miss practice Tuesday because his father is "not doing well." Offensive coordinator Norv Turner will supervise the team in his absence. The Vikings have a scheduled...

  • White Sox call up Trayce Thompson, brother of Warriors star

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox recalled outfielder Trayce Thompson, brother of Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson, from Triple-A Charlotte before the game with the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night. Thompson takes the roster spot of right-hander Scott Carroll, who was...

  • Pleas filed for 2 Oklahoma brothers in family stabbings

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A judge entered not guilty pleas Monday for two brothers charged with stabbing their parents and three siblings to death last month at their suburban Tulsa home. Robert Bever, 18, and Michael Bever, 16, were each charged last week with five counts of first-degree...

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