• Deadline near, Senate faces last-minute vote on Patriot Act

    Updated: Sat, May 23, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Unable to end a struggle over how to deal with government surveillance programs, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a last-minute session to consider retaining the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic phone records. McConnell, R-Ky.,...

  • UN chief says save migrants, deal with cause of flight

    Updated: Sat, May 23, 2015

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged Southeast Asian nations to deal with the causes behind a growing humanitarian crisis that has forced thousands of Rohingya from Myanmar and Bangladeshi migrants to flee by sea, leaving many still stranded in...

  • NC releases resource guide, updated website for veterans

    Published: Sat, May 23, 2015

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory has announced the release of the 2015 resource guide for veterans, along with an updated website that focuses on federal Veterans Affairs benefits and other issues. The guide and website are called NC4Vets. In addition to benefits, they provide...

  • Senate clears White House-backed trade bill

    Updated: Sat, May 23, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a highly unpredictable summer showdown in the House. The vote was 62-37 to give Obama...

  • Syrians try to build case against Assad in chlorine attacks

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BEIRUT (AP) — With only a cloth mask for protection, Firas Kayali rushed to try to rescue the residents of a house in a village in rebel-held northern Syria after a barrel bomb, suspected to be filled with chlorine gas, hit nearby. Once a house painter and now a member in a volunteer...

  • US: Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya crisis

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Navy ships were scouring Southeast Asian waters for boats believed to be carrying thousands of migrants with little food or water, and a top U.S. diplomat said Myanmar needs to shoulder some responsibility for the crisis. That's something it has been reluctant to...

  • National Guardsman convicted of sexually abusing daughters

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio National Guardsman accused of sexually abusing three adopted daughters and a stepdaughter at their home and trying to intimidate his children so they wouldn't discuss the allegations against him was convicted on Friday. The Marysville man, 42, had been...

  • Ohio National Guardsman convicted of sexually abusing adopted daughters, stepdaughter

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio National Guardsman convicted of sexually abusing adopted daughters, stepdaughter.

  • Authorities: 3 people arrested in Goodyear on drug charges

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Police say they've arrested three people on suspicion of drug charges after serving a search warrant at a Goodyear home. They announced Friday that 45-year-old Robert Leland Dubrow and 19-year-old Christian David Dubrow have been booked into the Fourth Avenue...

  • Highlights from around the state Capitol

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first state budget under Republican Gov. Greg Abbott spends lavishly on border security, defunds one of Rick Perry's signature initiatives and includes the biggest tax cuts in a decade. The House and Senate are expected to give final approval next week to the...

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