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With bipartisan support in many cases, 17 states and Washington D.C. have now passed “red flag laws” that allow the court-ordered removal of guns from people who are considered to be dangerous.
The 2020 presidential candidate might never have made it on the national stage without the help of William Sanders, the intensely private tycoon who is also O'Rourke's father-in-law.
Sen. Cory Booker donated $24,000 to charity in 2018 — or more than 15 percent of his income. That contrasts with other Democratic presidential candidates who have reported giving much smaller percentages to charity in their tax returns, often 2…
AP record requests for police video were met with a series of denials and failed to unearth video of a single incident that had not already been released publicly.
In the year since the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school, more and more states have passed laws making it easier to take guns away from people who may be suicidal or bent on violence against others, and…
The Rev. Jerome Coyle, now 85, was stripped of his parish assignments in the 1980s but never defrocked. And it was not until this week, after The Associated Press inquired about him, that he was publicly identified by the church…
Open government advocates fear that private messaging apps are being misused by public officials to conduct business in secret and evade transparency laws.
It's become ubiquitous as a signal to a politician's supporters to ignore legitimate reporting and hard questions, as a smear of the beleaguered and dwindling local press corps, and as a way for conservatives to push back against what they…
Republican-controlled states have passed hundreds of bills since 2011 restricting access to abortion while Democratic-led states have taken steps in the other direction.
A former organizer for Donald Trump in Iowa who filed a legal complaint accusing the campaign of gender discrimination has decided not to pursue a lawsuit.
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