AP review: Gorsuch backed minimum standard for disabled kids

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has embraced a bare-bones standard of education for disabled children, but he has often upheld other civil rights complaints against schools, an Associated Press review of his legal record shows.

 

  • Written by JEFF DONN , AP National Writer

Almost 500 migrants smash through border fence into Spain

MADRID (AP) — Almost 500 migrants forced their way into Spanish territory in North Africa early Friday by breaking through gates in the 20-foot (6-meter) high fence that separates Morocco from Spain's Ceuta enclave.

  • Written by ARITZ PARRA , Associated Press

Schumer: Feds backtracking on puppy mills online reports

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer urged the federal Department of Agriculture under President Donald Trump to reconsider a decision to remove an online database of inspection reports on animal facilities, such as dog and cat breeding centers.

 

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Powerful storm pelts California and bring risk of flooding

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A powerful storm hit California with the first in a new series of rainstorms moving across the northern half of the state while the south awaited a rains that forecasters said could be the strongest in years if not decades.

 

  • Written by JOHN ANTCZAK , Associated Press

Trump's reluctant dismissals could alter White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Though Donald Trump fashions himself a loyal boss, his inner circle has been steadily shrinking — revealing Trump's willingness to cast aside some of his most devoted advisers.

 

  • Written by JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press