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Tearful parents of UK baby Charlie Gard agree to let him die


LONDON The parents of Charlie Gard tearfully gave up their legal battle to keep their terminally ill baby alive on Monday, saying his condition had deteriorated too far for any possible recovery, in a case they said had touched the world. | Video

U.S. charges driver after dead discovered in stifling truck in Texas

SAN ANTONIO A truck driver on Monday was charged by federal officials with smuggling dozens of illegal immigrants in his tractor-trailer in sweltering heat that led to the deaths of 10 people. | Video

12:44pm EDT

U.S. allows fast processing again for some H-1B visa applications

The U.S. government said on Monday it would resume fast processing of H-1B visas requested by institutions of higher education and nonprofit and governmental research organizations, while leaving in place a longer approval time for companies that use the visas.

11:20am EDT

California crews hold wildfire in check, let more residents go home

California authorities battling a massive wildfire near Yosemite National Park lifted evacuation orders on Sunday for more residents but said firefighters may need almost two more weeks to fully contain the blaze.

Environment, 8:52am EDT

Massachusetts top court: State can't comply with immigration detainers

BOSTON Massachusetts police do not have the authority to detain illegal immigrants solely to buy time for federal law enforcement officials to take them into custody, the state's top court ruled on Monday.

Politics, Election 2016, 11:41am EDT

NYC wins appeal over Wall Street lawyer arrested at protest

NEW YORK A Wall Street lawyer arrested in 2013 after he stopped on the sidewalk to talk with Occupy Wall Street protesters cannot seek damages from New York City and its police for false arrest and imprisonment, a federal appeals court ruled on Monday.

11:43am EDT

U.S. Army sergeant indicted in Hawaii on charges of trying to help Islamic State

A U.S. Army sergeant stationed in Hawaii has been indicted on charges of trying to provide material support to Islamic State, allowing the case to move to a federal trial without a preliminary hearing, officials said on Saturday. | Video

Jul 23 2017

U.S. abortion support groups put on more public face

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky Patricia Canon drives poor rural Kentucky women to distant abortion clinics each week, part of a national army of volunteers who are growing bolder even as abortion foes ratchet up opposition to the activists they have branded as "accomplices to murder."

Health Jul 22 2017

After protests, St. Louis to install air conditioning in sweltering jail

St. Louis will install temporary air conditioners in a city jail known as "the workhouse" after temperatures in the city topped 100 degrees Fahrenheit, triggering protests outside the lockup, the mayor's office and local media reported on Saturday. | Video

Jul 22 2017

Senator McCain's daughter says went for hike with father

U.S. Senator John McCain, who was diagnosed with brain cancer, went on a hike with his daughter on Saturday, according to a tweet from Meghan McCain.

Jul 22 2017

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