Kristen By Groot, Associated Press | PostedMay 21st - 3:04pm
Democrat Jim Kenney is running for re-election as mayor of the nation's sixth largest city, facing two challengers critical of his handling of the rising homicide rate, ongoing opioid epidemic and his signature achievement, a soda tax that's helping provide free preschool classes.
Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan says he's filed suit against eight members of the family that owns the drug company that manufactures OxyContin, one of the drugs believed to be partly responsible for the opioid crisis.
Oregon will use ground-penetrating radar to search for bodies buried on the campus of a now-defunct psychiatric hospital where the movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" was filmed before a developer builds housing on the land.
Adam Beam, Associated Press | PostedMay 21st - 2:35pm
Shut out of the traditional banking system by federal laws, the country's largest legal marijuana market in California could benefit if the state approves a measure creating a special class of banks to handle pot money.
A judge will not consider requests from a dead farmer's relatives to impose prison time when she sentences "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules for leaving the scene of the accident that killed the man, she ruled Tuesday.
Brian Slodysko, Associated Press | PostedMay 21st - 1:42pm
Joe Biden is finding unexpected online fundraising success from low-dollar donors, with more than 97% of his contributions coming from those who gave less than $200, his presidential campaign announced Tuesday.
Keith Ridler, Associated Press | PostedMay 21st - 12:24pm
Idaho Gov. Brad Little, Attorney General Lawrence Wasden and a financial expert will examine how the Idaho Land Board should invest $240 million from the sale of hundreds of residential home sites as well as commercial real estate properties.
Lawmakers clashed Tuesday over the Trump administration's move to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border, and one airport official warned it could lead to long checkpoint lines this summer.