Senate panel approves bill to suspend US aid to Palestinians

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee approved legislation Thursday that would suspend U.S. financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority until it ends what lawmakers said is a long-standing practice of rewarding Palestinians who kill Americans and Israelis. Members of...
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With 401(k) accounts booming, what should investors do?

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — Did you notice that your toe doesn’t hurt because you didn’t stub it today? We tend to pay the closest attention to things when they’re going badly, and the same is true of the stock market. When stocks crashed during...

Rapper Macklemore cited for driving on suspended license

SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities in Washington state say the rapper Macklemore has been cited for driving on a suspended license over an unpaid ticket. Seattle news station KCPQ-TV reported Wednesday (https://goo.gl/kz1Nov ) that the citation came after Macklemore’s sedan...
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Miller comments on Lazarus poem echo far-right opinions

AP Photo/Susan Walsh NEW YORK (AP) — When senior White House aide Stephen Miller disputed the significance of Emma Lazarus’ poem on the Statue of Liberty, he wasn’t stating a new opinion. Members of the far-right community, including such white supremacists as...

How does Jack die? Answer coming in 'This is Us' season 2

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The tragedy looming over “This is Us” will be revealed in season two: how doting family man Jack dies. That’s according to Dan Fogelman, creator of NBC’s time-shifting hit drama series. He told a TV critics’ meeting...

The Latest: Prosecutors say Wopat grabbed colleague's butt

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on groping accusations against “The Dukes of Hazzard” star Tom Wopat (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Prosecutors say the actor who played Luke Duke on the 1980s television show “The Dukes of Hazzard” walked behind a...

Dick Wolf: Menendez brothers got too harsh of a sentence

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — TV producer Dick Wolf says he thinks Eric and Lyle Menendez got a harsh sentence when they were convicted of killing their parents in 1996. Wolf is producing an eight-episode miniseries for NBC called “Law & Order True Crime: The...

Thomas Pieters Takes 1-shot Lead At Firestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Thomas Pieters rolled in a 30-foot birdie putt on his final hole for a 5-under 65 that gave him a one-shot lead in the Bridgestone Invitational. Russell Knox had a 66 with a bogey on his final hole. Rory McIlroy got by just fine with his best friend as his...

Tom Benson Now Has A Stadium Named After Him, With A Statute

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Tom Benson now has a stadium named after him, with a statute to go with it. The first major step in a nearly $800 million project at the Pro Football Hall of Fame has been the renovation of an aging high school stadium located next to the hall itself. The New...

Trump talked tersely with leaders of Mexico, Australia

AP Photo/Alex Brandon WASHINGTON (AP) — Transcripts of President Donald Trump’s conversations with the leaders of Mexico and Australia in January offer new details on how the president parried with the leaders over the politics of the border wall and refugee policy...