Trump could revive Missouri proposal on deported immigrants

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — As President Donald Trump rolls out plans to build a wall on the Mexican border and considers blocking refugees, Missouri lawmakers are trying again to pass a bill aimed at cracking down on deported immigrants who come back and commit crimes....

Trump's border wall doesn't address key shift in crossings

AP Photo/Christian Torres SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump’s plan to erect a wall along the Mexican border overlooks a key change in how people enter the U.S. illegally: Many of them make no attempt to jump a fence or evade authorities; they simply turn...

Survey: DC women's march drew many first-time protesters

AP Photo/Alex Brandon WASHINGTON (AP) — About a third of the people who turned out for the Women’s March on Washington were first-time protesters, an unusually high share of newcomers for a demonstration, according to a survey of march participants. University of...

Cardinals debating resting Molina more behind the plate

AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh ST. LOUIS (AP) — The offseason discussion surrounding Yadier Molina has long centered on whether the St. Louis catcher should rest more during the season. After Molina played in a career-high 147 games last year, that consideration is in the forefront...
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'America First' doesn't have to mean 'American Only' 401k

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik NEW YORK (AP) — “America First” is President Trump’s economic policy. But that doesn’t mean investors should set their 401(k) accounts to “America Only.” Granted, the urge to dump all stocks from other countries is...
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Microsoft beats 2Q forecasts as focus shifts from Windows

AP Photo/Swayne B. Hall NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft Corp. reported yet another quarter of stronger-than-expected results on Thursday, thanks to its focus on online services and business software rather than its legacy Windows operating system. Microsoft says it earned $5.2...

Hawaii bill would classify homelessness as medical condition

HONOLULU (AP) — As an emergency room doctor, Hawaii Sen. Josh Green sees homeless patients suffering from diabetes, mental health problems and an array of medical issues that are more difficult to manage when they are homeless or do not have permanent housing. That’s...

$12 million Pegasus gives racing big buzz, huge purse

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The idea was most unusual: Put together the richest horse race in the world, and do so by getting 12 stakeholders to invest $1 million apiece just to have a spot in the starting gate. Farfetched as that sounded in the...

Drama kings: Cavs coach Tyronn Lue upset by distractions

AP Photo/Tony Dejak CLEVELAND (AP) — They are losing to teams they should be beating – easily. And making matters worse, the NBA champion Cavaliers are embroiled in distractions. Drama kings. “I hate it,” coach Tyronn Lue said Thursday following practice....
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Google's Pixel phone shines despite mistakes gauging demand

AP Photo/Eric Risberg SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pixel phone, Google’s answer to Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy, is off to a promising start that would have been even better if consumer demand had been managed as smartly as the device’s sleek...