National News

FILE - In this Thursday, June 2, 2016, file photo, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz waits to be interviewed, in New York, during a presentation of the carrier's new Polaris service, a new business class product that will become available on trans-Atlantic flights. Munoz and other executives apologized again on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, for when authorities forcibly removed a passenger from a United Express flight on April 9, before discussing the airline’s latest financial results with analysts and reporters. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 18, 2017 - 2:43 pm
The CEO of United Airlines says no one will be fired over the dragging of a man off a plane — including himself. CEO Oscar Munoz said Tuesday that he takes full responsibility "for making this right," and he promised more details later this month after United finishes a review of its policies on...
Read More
April 18, 2017 - 12:39 pm
The NCAA has awarded men's basketball tournament games in 2020 and 2021 along with several other championship events to North Carolina after the state repealed elements of a law that limited protections for LGBT people and put it at risk of being passed over as a host for future events. The...
Read More
President Donald Trump gives the thumbs-up as he walks to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 18, 2017, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Snap-On Tools in Kenosha, Wis. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 18, 2017 - 11:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump hopes to revive the economic populism that helped drive his election campaign on Tuesday, signing an order in politically important Wisconsin to tighten rules on technology companies bringing in highly skilled foreign workers. At a the headquarters of a big-...
Read More
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Cleveland Police shows Steve Stephens. Pennsylvania State Police said Stephens, the suspect in the random killing of a Cleveland retiree posted on Facebook, shot and killed himself after a brief pursuit Tuesday, April 18, 2017. (Cleveland Police via AP, File)
April 18, 2017 - 11:02 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — The man who randomly killed a Cleveland retiree and posted video of the crime on Facebook shot himself to death on Tuesday in Pennsylvania, police said. Pennsylvania State Police said Steve Stephens was spotted Tuesday morning in Erie County, in the state's northwest corner...
Read More
CORRECTS TO CLARIFY THE VIDEO WAS NOT BROADCAST ON FACEBOOK LIVE AS POLICE INITIALLY INDICATED, BUT POSTED AFTER THE KILLING - This undated photo provided by the Cleveland Police shows Steve Stephens. Cleveland police said they are searching for Stephens, a homicide suspect, who recorded himself shooting another man and then posed the video on Facebook on Sunday, April 16, 2017. (Cleveland Police via AP)
April 18, 2017 - 5:13 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — The suspect in the random killing of a retiree posted on Facebook made his living mentoring teens in Cleveland, but his life appeared to be unraveling under the weight of gambling debts and trouble with his girlfriend. Rambling videos he shared showed his despair, saying he was out...
Read More
FILE - In this April 13, 2014, file photo shows the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building in Washington. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, is Tax Day, that dreaded day when millions of procrastinators rush to fulfill their civic duty by filing state and federal tax returns. But for most, it’s not that bad. Sure, the forms are complicated and yes, there is math. But tax season also generates about $300 billion in refunds, a significant boost to the U.S. economy. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
April 18, 2017 - 4:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuesday is Tax Day, that dreaded day when millions of procrastinators rush to fulfill their civic duty by filing state and federal tax returns. But for most, it's not that bad. Sure, the forms are complicated and yes, there is math. But tax season also generates about $300 billion...
Read More
This combination of undated photos provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmates Stacey E. Johnson, left, and Ledell Lee. Both men are scheduled for execution on April 20, 2017. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP)
April 18, 2017 - 3:00 am
VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas officials vowed to carry out a double execution later this week after the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a setback to the state's plan to resume capital punishment for the first time in nearly 12 years with a ruling sparing an inmate just minutes before his death warrant...
Read More
Protesters gather outside the state Capitol building on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Little Rock, Ark., to voice their opposition to Arkansas' seven upcoming executions. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
April 17, 2017 - 8:41 pm
VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas raced against the clock to get U.S. Supreme Court approval to execute a convicted killer Monday but backed off putting another inmate to death as part of what had been a plan to carry out double executions on four nights before the state's supply of a lethal injection...
Read More
April 17, 2017 - 5:25 pm
A Minnesota doctor is disputing that he ever prescribed opioids to Prince or to anyone else with the intent they be given to Prince. Search warrants unsealed Monday by investigators looking into Prince's overdose death nearly a year ago said that Dr. Michael Schulenberg prescribed opioids to Prince...
Read More
FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2016, file photo, the former Governor of Veracruz state, Javier Duarte speaks to reporters as he leaves the Attorney General's headquarters in Mexico City. Mexican authorities say fugitive former Veracruz Gov. Duarte has been detained in Guatemala. A statement from the federal Attorney General's Office late Saturday, April 15, 2017, says Duarte was detained in the Guatemalan municipality of Panajachel, in Solola department. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)
April 17, 2017 - 4:53 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has a long history of corrupt fugitive governors, including one who was arrested in Italy just last week, but former Veracruz Gov. Javier Duarte stands out. Since his arrest in Guatemala Saturday, a video clip from 2012 has been circulating in which then-presidential...
Read More