ap top news - us headlines

Will Arias, right, a Salvadoran immigrant who currently lives in Everett, Mass., takes questions from members of the media during a news conference Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Boston. Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants sued President Donald Trump on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, arguing that the Republican administration's decision to end special protections shielding them from deportation was racially motivated. Attorney Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal is seated left. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Lawsuit: Trump's ending immigrant program racially motivatedHaitian and Salvadoran immigrants are suing President Donald Trump over the administration's decision to end special protections that have allowed them to live and work in the US
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
This photo combo shows death row immates, from left,  Thomas Whitaker from Texas, Doyle Lee Hamm from Alabama, and Eric Scott Branch from Florida. Executions are set for Alabama, Texas and Florida for the same night. If they are carried out as scheduled Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018,  it would mark the first time in more than eight years that three convicted killers were put to death in the U.S. on the same day.(AP Photo/File)
Alabama, Texas, Florida set to hold executions on same nightExecutions are set for Alabama, Texas and Florida for the same night
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Ideology tops facts in Texas history curriculum, experts sayAs Texas again begins revising what its 5.3-plus million students are taught, a group of academics has produced a report highlighting problems with the 2010 standards _ and ways to fix them
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Sen. Bill Nelson asks for assault rifles to be removed from the streets during a CNN town hall meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla. (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
The Latest: Service held for coach slain in school shootingHundreds have gathered to remember a 37-year-old assistant football coach and security guard gunned down while helping students to safety during a mass shooting at a Florida high school on Valentine's Day
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
Mayor: Driver crashed car into hospital, set himself on firePolice: Driver intentionally crashed into a Connecticut hospital emergency room with a car that burst into flames.
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
In this drone image looking east, the St. Joseph River has overflowed its banks and has traveled a couple of blocks into the city Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Niles, Mich. Sandbags are holding back floodwaters in parts of Michigan as a storm sweeps across the Midwest and Great Plains, bringing heavy rains, snow and ice.   (Santiago Flores/South Bend Tribune via AP)
Shelters open amid Midwest flooding as rivers keep risingShelters open to help people evacuated from their homes amid flooding in Indiana, Michigan and other parts of the Midwest
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows death row inmate Thomas Whitaker. The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, unanimously recommended the death sentence of Whitaker be commuted to life. Whitaker is set for lethal injection Thursday, Feb. 22, for masterminding the fatal shootings of his mother and brother at their suburban Houston home in 2003. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP, File)
Texas governor weighs parole board's advice on inmate's fateA condemned Texas inmate set for execution is awaiting word on whether Gov. Greg Abbott will accept the state parole board's rare clemency recommendation to spare the prisoner's life at the urging of his father.
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
A SpaceX rocket carrying a Spanish satellite lifts off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. The rocket created a brief light show over Southern California after blasting off from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The Falcon 9 rose above coastal clouds into the dawn sky Thursday and arced southward over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles. (Michael Peterson/Vandenberg Air Force Base via AP)
SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from CaliforniaSpaceX has successfully launched a satellite built for Spain and two test satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
Child injured by dog during boarding for Southwest flightSouthwest Airlines says a child was hurt by a support dog on jet in Phoenix while passengers were boarding
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
In this Jan. 30, 2018, photo, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, right, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Hurricane Harvey Coordinator, Kevin Hannes, left, are surrounded by local media in Nome Texas, while discussing a home damaged in the storm that is being repaired using federal funds. Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tasked Bush's agency with overseeing housing recovery needs after Harvey _ but nearly six months later, victim frustration is growing amid frequent delays and bureaucratic hurdles. (AP Photo/Will Weissert)
Texas' vow to streamline Harvey recovery and aid backfiresAfter Hurricane Harvey hammered Texas, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott vowed that the country's largest conservative state would lead its own recovery
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
President Donald Trump arrives to hosts a listening session with high school students, teachers, and others in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump wants to ban bump stocks; ATF doesn't know if it canPresident Donald Trump has ordered his Justice Department to ban rapid-fire bump stocks like the ones used in last year's Las Vegas massacre_ but officials aren't sure they can
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Lawmaker facing sex extortion charges announces resignationA Rhode Island state senator facing charges of sex extortion and video voyeurism has announced his resignation
The Associated Press1 hour ago


Market Watch