posted: 08/02/2015 5:06 a.m.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson asked a federal judge not to find him and other Obama administration officials in contempt after his agency recovered work permits mistakenly issued after the court halted President Barack Obama's contentious immigration initiative.
posted: 08/02/2015 5:05 a.m.
The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop was once cautioned about "unprofessional conduct" in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper, according to his personnel file.
posted: 08/02/2015 5:04 a.m.
Blazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a firefighter and forced hundreds of people to flee as crews continue to battle the flames from the air and the ground.
posted: 08/02/2015 5:03 a.m.
Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said Friday.
posted: 08/02/2015 5:02 a.m.
Unions representing Verizon workers in nine states say their members will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled with the wireless carrier.
posted: 08/02/2015 5:01 a.m.
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo for security talks with Egyptian officials before heading to Qatar to try to ease Arab concerns about the Iran nuclear deal.
posted: 08/02/2015 5 a.m.
Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate threatened to attack all U.S.-backed rebels entering the country, after the U.S.-led coalition launched airstrikes on the jihadists' positions in Syria in retaliation for the abduction of members of a rebel brigade trained by the Pentagon.
posted: 08/02/2015 4:52 a.m.
In its quest to spend more without raising taxes, Congress has found a new piggy bank. It's buried deep underground, protected by armed guards and filled with a valuable commodity worth billions of dollars. It's not a gold vault -- it's the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve, the country's emergency stockpile of crude oil.
updated: 08/02/2015 4:51 a.m.
Acting as shadow campaigns, the political committees backing the major presidential candidates supported them with tens of millions of dollars in chartered planes, luxury hotel suites, opposition research, high-priced lawyers and more, spending reports showed Friday.
posted: 08/02/2015 4:33 a.m.
First, the National Park Service said it would cut back on selling its visitors bottled water to reduce the litter left behind.
posted: 08/02/2015 4:27 a.m.
Huckabee filing shows $4M earned in '14 DENVER -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee in 2014 earned nearly $1 million from giving speeches and nearly $3 million from a publishing company that he runs, according to financial records the Republican presidential candidate filed Friday with federal regulators.
posted: 08/02/2015 4:26 a.m.
Angelina Jolie has joined Burma’s opposition leader and pro-democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi, in sitting down with female workers to learn more about their dire conditions. Jolie, who is a special envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, is on a four-day visit to the Southeast Asian nation.
posted: 08/02/2015 4:25 a.m.
Lineup of guests for today's TV news shows: ABC's This Week -- Donald Trump, Republican presidential candidate; Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Democratic presidential candidate; former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., presidential candidate; Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus. 8 a.m., KATV, Channel 7, Little Rock.
posted: 08/02/2015 4:25 a.m.
President Barack Obama headed to Andrews Air Force Base for a golf outing with a trio of friends from Hawaii, kicking off the celebration of his 54th birthday later this week.
posted: 08/02/2015 1 a.m.
The ongoing tensions between the families of the late Whitney Houston and her ex-husband, R&B singer Bobby Brown, arose again Saturday during a memorial service for their daughter, Bobbi Kristina.