Clinton email server broke government rules, watchdog finds
Wed, 25 May 2016 16:23:50 -0400
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hillary Clinton broke government rules by using a private email server without approval for her work as U.S. secretary of state, an internal government watchdog said on Wednesday. The long-awaited report by the State Department inspector general was the first official audit of the controversial arrangement to be made public. It was highly critical of Clinton's use of a server in her home, and immediately fueled Republican attacks on Clinton, the Democratic front-runner in an already acrimonious presidential race.
Report: Disney and Universal had attendance increase in 2015
Wed, 25 May 2016 16:23:25 -0400
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld all saw a jump in attendance in 2015 over the previous year, according to a report released Wednesday.
Gunman captured after shootings on Phoenix-area highway
Wed, 25 May 2016 16:23:06 -0400
FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. (AP) — A gunman armed with a rifle, body armor and extra ammunition opened fire at cars on a highway in the Phoenix outskirts, leaving at least two people injured before police captured him near a stolen car that crashed into a ditch, authorities said Wednesday.
The Latest: Michigan man faces murder charge in 2014 death
Wed, 25 May 2016 16:23:00 -0400
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on charges filed against a Michigan man in the 2014 fatal shooting of a 36-year-old woman (all times local):
Pelosi defends Democratic Party chief criticized by Sanders
Wed, 25 May 2016 16:22:58 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday defended the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, who's been under attack from Bernie Sanders for undermining his longshot bid to become the party's presidential nominee.
The golden voice of Cameroon, Anne Marie Nzie, dies at 84
Wed, 25 May 2016 16:20:01 -0400
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Singer Anne Marie Nzie, known as the golden voice of Cameroon, has died. She was 84.
GOP senators attack top Democrat for defense bill delay
Wed, 25 May 2016 16:19:07 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator angrily denounced the Senate's top Democrat Wednesday for delaying debate on defense policy legislation, calling Minority Leader Harry Reid's leadership "cancerous" and accusing him of holding up the $602 billion bill to preserve his "sad, sorry legacy."
Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
Wed, 25 May 2016 16:16:01 -0400
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The husband of a woman gunned down at a historic black church in Charleston with eight other people said Wednesday he won't be at peace until the man charged in the slayings is put to death.
11 states sue over Obama's school transgender directive
Wed, 25 May 2016 16:09:21 -0400
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
The Latest: Tiny Texas school district joins in lawsuit
Wed, 25 May 2016 16:08:02 -0400
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on 11 states suing the Obama administrative over a federal directive about transgender students in public schools (all times local):