Police: Motive unclear for University of Texas stabbings

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A student with a large hunting knife stabbed at least four people on the University of Texas campus, killing one and seriously wounding the others before surrendering to police, authorities said.

  • Written by JIM VERTUNO , Associated Press

With visas tight, US resorts struggle to find seasonal help

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Innkeepers, restaurateurs and landscapers around the U.S. say they are struggling to find seasonal help and turning down business in some cases because the government tightened up on visas for temporary foreign workers.

  • Written by JENNIFER McDERMOTT , Associated Press

GOP targets law enacted after 2008 financial meltdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans who eagerly awaited a GOP president so they could take a heavy knife to many of the regulatory requirements for banks, insurers and other financial institutions finally get their chance.

  • Written by KEVIN FREKING , Associated Press

Report: Troops complained about nude photo sharing last year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Months before the nude Marine photo-sharing scandal erupted, service members were complaining about a similar issue in an anonymous Defense Department survey on sexual assault and harassment.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press