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Montgomery schools enroll unaccompanied minors

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — About 100 unaccompanied children who have crossed the border from Central America have enrolled in Montgomery County schools.

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Fence aims to curb George Washington Bridge jumps

Fence aims to curb George Washington Bridge jumps

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — The George Washington Bridge spanning New York and New Jersey is getting a fence to help curb suicides as the number of …

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Russia's central bank supports sanctions targets

Russia's central bank supports sanctions targets

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's central bank promised to support financial institutions hit by U.S. sanctions as stocks took a tumble in Moscow on Wednesday.

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Fla. baby survives after being left in hot minivan

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A 2-month old baby is recovering after being left for about an hour inside a hot minivan parked outside a doctor's office…

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for impersonators

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials are turning up the heat on Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statue of Liberty impersonators — Times Square cos…

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Trial continues in case over Oklahoma City bombing

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man is set to bring at least four witnesses to the stand Wednesday in his quest to persuade a federal judge that …

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Bribery case kicks off vs. Utah attorneys general

Bribery case kicks off vs. Utah attorneys general

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two former Utah attorneys general will appear in court on bribery charges Wednesday, kicking off what legal experts say …

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UCLA wades through damages from pipe flooding

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed …

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Ex-governor's corruption trial focuses on marriage

Ex-governor's corruption trial focuses on marriage

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were indicted on corruption charges in January, the couple…

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US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law

US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's governor and attorney general will have to decide whether to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that…

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Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central A…

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Partisan gridlock robs senators of feel-good laws

Partisan gridlock robs senators of feel-good laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — The "Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014" seemed ideal for Sen. Kay Hagan's re-election bid in politically divided North Caro…

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Senate tires of patching highway programs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate delivered an unexpectedly strong vote Tuesday in favor of taking action later this year to resolve the chronic fu…

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Obama prods Congress to fix corporate loopholes

Obama prods Congress to fix corporate loopholes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Barack Obama is prodding Congress to close corporate tax loopholes and take other action before going on sum…

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Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima once said he thought the bombing was necessary b…

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Senate likely to come up short on border bill

Senate likely to come up short on border bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill to deal with the immigration surge at the border appears headed for procedural defeat in the Senate as lawmakers trad…

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GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack …

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House set to take up $17B VA overhaul bill

House set to take up $17B VA overhaul bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a new Veterans Affairs secretary in place and an August recess looming, Congress is likely to move quickly to approve a…

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Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated

Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to in…

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