apress’s Recent Stories
World Mar 30U.S. says it has U.N. Security Council support for new sanctions against North Korea
Ambassador Nikki Haley says the council's North Korea Sanctions Committee has unanimously approved sanctions designations on 21 shipping companies, one individual and 27 ships.
Nation Mar 30Noor Salman, widow of Pulse nightclub gunman, acquitted of terrorism charges
The widow of the gunman who killed 49 people at a gay Orlando nightclub has been acquitted on charges of lying to the FBI and helping her husband in the 2016 attack.
Nation Mar 29‘Serial’ podcast subject Adnan Syed to get new trial after murder conviction
Adnan Syed was convicted in 2000 of killing Hae Min Lee and burying her body in a shallow grave in a Baltimore park. Syed's story was widely publicized in the 2014 "Serial" podcast, which cast doubt on his guilt. The…
World Mar 29Russia to close U.S. consulate in St. Petersburg, foreign minister says
Sergei Lavrov said the same approach will be applied to other nations that expelled Russian diplomats this week.
Nation Mar 29Bill Cosby’s lawyers demand that jurors in sexual assault retrial hear witness
Prosecutors say Judge Steven O'Neill should block her testimony like he did in the first trial because it would be hearsay.
Nation Mar 29Austin police say a ‘domestic terrorist’ set off explosions that killed two people
Chief Brian Manley had previously hesitated to label the bombings domestic terrorism, citing the ongoing investigation.
World Mar 29Families mourn after 68 inmates die in Venezuela jail fire
The fast-moving fire on Wednesday swept through a station where prisoners were being kept in crowded cells, becoming one of the worst catastrophes involving the nation's prison system.
Nation Mar 29WATCH: Stephon Clark’s funeral begins in Sacramento as protests continue
The Rev. Al Sharpton plans to give the eulogy for Stephon Clark at Thursday's funeral at Bayside of South Sacramento church.
World Mar 29Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan, advocates for girls’ education
Malala Yousafzai said in a brief speech at a ceremony at Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's office that she will continue to campaign for the education of girls and asked Pakistanis to be united on issues like providing better health…
Nation Mar 27Senator asks the NRA to hand over records on foreign funding, spending
Sen. Ron Wyden asked the NRA to turn over detailed internal records about foreign funding it received in the past three years and how it spent that money, including whether any of it went toward influencing American elections.