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Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020, saying the incumbent is unfit for office and must be denied a second term.

By TOM DAVIES, Associated Press August 25, 2019
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President Donald Trump angrily escalated his trade fight with China on Friday, raising retaliatory tariffs and ordering American companies to consider alternatives to doing business there.

By Associated Press August 24, 2019
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People reported losing $143 million in romance schemes last year, more than any other type of fraud reported to the Federal Trade Commission.

August 23, 2019
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The federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year under the first projections taking into account the big budget deal that President Donald Trump and Congress reached this summer, the Congressional Budget Office reported.

By Associated Press August 22, 2019
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Planned Parenthood clinics in several states are charging new fees, tapping financial reserves, intensifying fundraising and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases after its decision to quit a $260 million federal family planning program in an abortion dispute with the Trump administration.

By Associated Press August 22, 2019
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Marlene “Lanie” Beebe stood in a pair of slippers, surrounded by scorched trees.

By Drew Hutchinson and Bailey Lewis, News21 August 19, 2019
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From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife.

By DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press August 19, 2019
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A Chicago man has been sentenced to three years of probation for leaving a threatening voicemail nearly a year ago for then-Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake during Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings.

August 19, 2019
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The nation's largest provider of shelters for immigrant children is looking to reopen two facilities that the state of Arizona forced it to shutter last year because of issues with employee background checks and allegations of abuse.

By Associated Press August 18, 2019
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Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young families and voters who are increasingly up for grabs.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press August 18, 2019
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President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week's steep drop in the financial markets.

By KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press August 18, 2019
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A federal appeals court on Friday cleared the way for the U.S. government to forbid Central American immigrants from seeking asylum at the two busiest stretches of the southern border in a partial legal victory for the Trump administration.

By NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press August 17, 2019
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“Deaths of despair” have grown more slowly in Arizona than in the nation as a whole since 2005, but death rates in the state still exceed the nation in every category, according to a recent national survey.

By Miranda Faulkner, Cronkite News August 17, 2019
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For the first time, an audio recording is available of nearly everything heard onstage at Woodstock 50 years ago – from transcendent music to announcements about lost people and bad acid.

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Entertainment Writer August 15, 2019
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A gunman holed up for 7½ hours in a Philadelphia rowhouse, firing on police and wounding six in a dramatic standoff that trapped two officers inside all while the commissioner and his attorney tried to negotiate his surrender.

By KRISTEN DE GROOT & CLAUDIA LAUER, AP August 15, 2019
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The project blends Mexico's rich history of muralists with what can loosely be called interactive or performance art on the 1,954-mile U.S.-Mexico border.

By By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press August 11, 2019
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Human-caused climate change is dramatically degrading the Earth's land and the way people use the land is making global warming worse, a new United Nations scientific report says. That creates a vicious cycle which is already making food more expensive, scarcer and less nutritious.

By SETH BORENSTEIN & JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press August 10, 2019
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President Donald Trump on Monday condemned weekend shootings in Texas and Ohio as barbaric crimes “against all humanity” and called for bipartisan cooperation to respond to an epidemic of gun violence.

By ZEKE MILLER, LISA MASCARO and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press August 5, 2019
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Two mass shootings at crowded public places in Texas and Ohio claimed at least 29 lives in less than 24 hours and left scores of people wounded, a shocking carnage even in a country accustomed to gun violence.

By Associated Press August 4, 2019
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Putts are joining prayers at Britain’s Rochester Cathedral, where a mini-golf course has been installed inside the medieval house of worship.

By Associated Press August 4, 2019
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A list of some of the deadliest mass shootings in the United States in the last two years

By Associated Press August 4, 2019
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A gunman wearing body armor and carrying extra magazines opened fire in a popular nightlife area of Dayton, Ohio, killing nine and injuring dozens, authorities say, in the second U.S. mass shooting in less than 24 hours

By DAN SEWELL and JOHN MINCHILLO Associated Press August 4, 2019
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A gunman armed with a rifle opened fire in an El Paso shopping area packed with as many as 3,000 people during the busy back-to-school season, leaving 20 dead and more than two dozen injured

By CEDAR ATTANASIO, MICHAEL BALSAMO and DIANA HEIDGERD Associated Press August 4, 2019
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Two relatives of notorious 1930s gangster John Dillinger who plan to have his remains exhumed say they have “evidence” the body buried in an Indianapolis cemetery beneath a gravestone bearing his name may not be him and that FBI agents possibly killed someone else in 1934.

By RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press August 1, 2019
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The heat wave that smashed high temperature records in five European countries a week ago is now over Greenland, accelerating the melting of the island's ice sheet and causing massive ice loss in the Arctic.

By Associated Press August 1, 2019

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