Streams

The Associated Press

The Associated Press appears in the following:

Grand Jury Declines to Indict Officer In Tamir Rice Shooting

Monday, December 28, 2015

A grand jury declined to indict a white rookie police officer in the killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, a black youngster who was shot to death while carrying what turned out to be a pellet gun, a prosecutor said Monday.

Cuyahoga County prosecutor Tim McGinty said it was “indisputable” that ...

Comment

White Officer Won't Face Charges in Killing of Cleveland Boy

Monday, December 28, 2015

A grand jury declined to indict a white rookie police officer in the killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, a black boy who was shot to death while carrying a pellet gun.

Comments [1]

Exec Who Jacked Up Price Of A Life-Saving Drug Is Arrested

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Martin Shkreli, the former hedge fund manager vilified in nearly every corner of America for buying a pharmaceutical company and jacking up the price of a life-saving drug more than fiftyfold, was arrested Thursday on securities fraud charges unrelated to the furor.

The boyish-looking 32-year-old entrepreneur – an unapologetically aggressive ...

Comment

Hung Jury in 1st Officer's Trial in Freddie Gray Case

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The charges carried maximum prison terms totaling 25 years. 

Comment

Jury Begins Deliberating in Skelos Case

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Verdict could hinge on key witness.

Comment

Rutgers Cleans House, Fires Athletic Director and Football Coach

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Following a dismal football season marked by scandal, the university has fired both its athletic director and football coach.

Comment

Ford Workers Approve Contract With UAW By Slim Margin

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Ford workers narrowly approved a new four-year contract, wrapping up five months of negotiations between the United Auto Workers union and Detroit automakers.

The UAW said late Friday that Ford's contract passed with a 51.4-percent vote. The agreement covers 53,000 U.S. hourly workers at 22 plants.

"There is no higher ...

Comment

How They Voted: Local Lawmakers Weigh in on Syrian Refugee Debate

Friday, November 20, 2015

A look at how the Congressional delegations from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut voted on the American SAFE Act of 2015.

Comments [1]

Appeals Court: White House Can't Protect 5 Million From Deportation

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

President Barack Obama's plan to protect from deportation an estimated 5 million people living in the United States illegally suffered another setback Monday in a ruling from a New Orleans-based federal appeals court.

In a 2-1 decision, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Texas-based federal judge's injunction ...

Comment

Mizzou President Resigns Over Handling Of Racial Issues

Monday, November 09, 2015

The president of the University of Missouri System says he is resigning amid student criticism of his handling of racial issues. Tim Wolfe says his resignation is effective immediately. The announcement came at a special meeting of the university system’s governing body.

Black student groups have been complaining for months ...

Comment

Touting Rehab, Obama Calls for 2nd Chances After Prison

Monday, November 02, 2015

The President toured a drug rehab facility and met with former inmates Monday in Newark, New Jersey.

Comments [1]

Rutgers Student Charged with Attempted Murder in Stabbings

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Dorm confrontation leaves two people hospitalized.

Comment

NYPD Officer Dies After Gun Battle in East Harlem

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The NYPD says a police officer died after being shot in the head in a gun battle while pursuing a suspect following a report of shots fired.

Comments [2]

Philadelphia Orchestra Approves One-Year Musicians Contract

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

The deal approved Monday increases the size of the ensemble from 95 to 96 members, while saving on health care costs.
Read More

Comment

Some NYC Taxis to Lose TVs in Pilot Program

Thursday, October 15, 2015

The Taxi and Limousine Commission will outfit some cabs with new meter and payment systems that don't include the controversial TV screens

Comments [2]

Kirill Petrenko to Take Over Berlin Philharmonic in 2019

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Kirill Petrenko will take over as chief conductor at the Berlin Philharmonic in 2019. The orchestra had previously left open when he would start.
Read More

Comment

Obama Decries Country's 'Routine' Response to Shootings

Friday, October 02, 2015

A grim President Obama said the U.S. has "become numb" to mass shootings like the one in Oregon on Thursday, where a 20-year-old killed at least nine people at a community college.

Comments [6]

Officials: Gunman Kills 9 At Oregon Community College

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Update 9:40 p.m. Eastern: Federal authorities say the gunman is among the 10 people killed in a shooting at an Oregon college. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin says seven others were injured when the gunman opened fire Thursday at Umpqua Community College. Earlier, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said 13 ...

Comment

Special Coverage: Speaker Boehner Announces Resignation

Friday, September 25, 2015

Here & Now provided special coverage of House Speaker John Boehner’s news conference Friday afternoon in which he resigned as leader and representative. The audio includes his announcement and special coverage.

An emotional House Speaker John Boehner says he woke up Friday morning and decided to ...

Comment

Pope Francis Begins 39-Hour Whirlwind Visit to New York City

Thursday, September 24, 2015

His chartered American Airlines plane touched down at John F. Kennedy Airport, bringing the pontiff to the largest city in the United States.

Comment