• House Roll Call: Approving 1-week DHS funding bill

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    The 357-60 roll call Friday by which the House approved a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department for one week. The bill goes to President Barack Obama for his signature. A "yes" vote is a vote to pass the bill. Voting yes were 174 Democrats and 183 Republicans. Voting no were...

  • Bruce Willis laments sudden end to action-thriller 'Wake'

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bruce Willis is not saying "Yippie-ki-yay" about the cancellation of his latest film. A spokesman for Willis told The Associated Press Friday that production of "Wake" was suddenly halted this week when financing fell through, and the actor is concerned that crew...

  • Mexico gillnet ban taking effect to help endangered porpoise

    Updated: 9 min ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities will use satellite tracking, drones, three naval bases and a fleet of small patrol boats to enforce a new gillnet fishing ban in the upper Sea of Cortes in a bid to save the critically endangered vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise....

  • Congress approves bill to fund Homeland Security for 1 week, measure heads to Obama

    Updated: 10 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress approves bill to fund Homeland Security for one week, measure heads to Obama.

  • House OKs bill to fund Homeland Security for 1 week

    Updated: 10 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department for one week, with just two hours before a midnight deadline. The measure now goes to President Barack Obama for his signature. The vote late Friday was 357-60 as Democrats joined majority...

  • Reese leads Colorado women past Arizona 66-51

    Updated: 10 min ago

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jen Reese scored 14 of her 20 points in the second half to lead Colorado to a 66-51 win over Arizona on Friday. The Buffaloes (13-15, 6-11 Pac-12) broke away from a 28-28 tie at halftime by making 15 of 25 shots in the second half. Reese hit 6 of 7 and Jamee Swan,...

  • Pence: 'Dramatically increase' defense spending

    Updated: 23 min ago

    OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says America will not be safe unless its leaders dramatically increase defense spending. The Republican state executive, who is considering a 2016 presidential bid, told conservatives Friday night that no defense strategy will protect the...

  • Report: LA-area stadium near airport would pose terror risk

    Updated: 38 min ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A report commissioned by the developer of a downtown Los Angeles football stadium warns that a rival project nearby could be a potential terrorist target because of its proximity to Los Angeles International Airport. The report was released Friday at a time when...

  • Mexican police capture top cartel capo 'La Tuta' Gomez

    Updated: 38 min ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords as head of the Knights Templar cartel, was captured early Friday by federal police as he tried to sneak out of a house wearing a baseball cap and a scarf to hide his...

  • Tigers sign reliever Ryan Perry to minor league deal

    Updated: 53 min ago

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have signed reliever Ryan Perry to a minor league deal, bringing the right-hander back to the organization that drafted him in the first round in 2008. Perry hasn't pitched in the major leagues since 2012, when he appeared in seven games for the...

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