national news

Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell of Ky., accompanied by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 5, 2015, after a policy luncheon. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)The Senate has adopted a compromise GOP budget, paving the way for an assault on President Barack Obama's health care law this summer and a partisan showdown over spending bills this fall.


2015-05-05 16:11:04 -0600

Huckabee, who is popular with the religious right, announced in his hometown of Hope.


1969-12-31 17:00:00 -0700

Jesse Mathew to be charged for the murder of Hannah GrahamCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man accused of abducting and killing a University of Virginia student has been charged with capital murder and a prosecutor said Tuesday she will seek the death penalty if the case goes to trial.


2015-05-05 17:52:11 -0600