Michigan imposes prison term for female genital mutilation

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Doctors, parents and others involved in female genital mutilation in Michigan will face up to 15 years in prison under new laws signed Tuesday that were sparked by an ongoing criminal case involving six young girls. The legislation stemmed from a...

The Latest: Governor warns against taking plane crash debris

AP Photo/Andy Lo ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly military plane crash in Mississippi (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is warning people to not remove debris from the area where a Marine Corps plane crashed. Bryant, in statements...

All-Star players remember late Marlins ace Jose Fernandez

MIAMI (AP) — Clayton Kershaw stood in the National League clubhouse before Tuesday’s All-Star Game across from Jose Fernandez’s locker, which serves as memorial to the Miami Marlins’ dynamic right-hander. “It’s sad for sure to see that,”...
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Some Nevada pot retailers 'running on fumes'

AP Photo/John Locher RENO, Nev. (AP) — Most of Nevada’s recreational marijuana retailers are optimistic an emergency regulation that state officials are expected to approve will help keep them from running out of pot supplies, but some are “running on...

Republicans say they'll move to halt consumer watchdog rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers have overturned more than a dozen regulations issued under President Barack Obama. Now, they’re looking to do the same to a rule issued Monday that would let consumers band together to sue their banks or credit card companies...

GOP health bill: Benefit cuts for poor, tax cuts for rich

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s poorest families would lose thousands of dollars in health benefits so that millionaires could get huge tax cuts under the Senate Republicans’ health bill, according to an independent analysis released Tuesday. The study underscores...
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Judge win draws most Home Run Derby viewers in nearly decade

AP Photo/Lynne Sladky MIAMI (AP) — Aaron Judge’s victory in the All-Star Home Run Derby drew the event’s most viewers in nearly a decade. The slugfest Monday night was seen by 8.69 million viewers on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and the company’s livesteams....

Sitcom 'Odd Mom Out' back for season 3; NY's rich, watch out

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jill Kargman knows what it’s like to be an ill-fitting peg, an experience she brings to brilliant comedic life in Bravo’s “Odd Mom Out.” The sitcom lampoons snooty New Yorkers whose parenting skills are not enhanced by their...

Events that led to arrest of Army soldier on terror charges

HONOLULU (AP) — After years of red flags and reprimands by the U.S. Army, the FBI took an active-duty soldier into custody on terrorism charges over the weekend. The yearlong federal investigation that led to his arrest involved multiple undercover agents and confidential...

Q&A: Hawaii's push to reduce scope of travel ban bogged down

AP Photo/Caleb Jones SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hawaii’s push to expand the list of relatives exempt from President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries is bogged down in court, where it has bounced from a federal judge to a federal appeals...