MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Naomi Osaka into 1st Australian Open semifinal

MELBOURNE, Australia  —January 22, 2019— The Latest at the Australian Open on Wednesday (all times local): 12:28 p.m. Naomi Osaka has reached her first semifinal at the Australian Open with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Elina Svitolina. Osaka used her aggressive style and big hitting to compile a 31-11 edge in winners, including eight aces. … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Naomi Osaka into 1st Australian Open semifinal

SALEM, Ore | Merkley focuses on Oregon, postpones decision on 2020 bid

SALEM, Ore. —January 22, 2019—Sen. Jeff Merkley, one of the most vocal critics of President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, seemed content to meet with constituents in Oregon and did not say if he’ll run for president in 2020. Merkley has been postponing a decision on a White House bid for some time. Last year, he … Continue reading SALEM, Ore | Merkley focuses on Oregon, postpones decision on 2020 bid

NEWARK, N.J | Newark operations resume after drone reports halt arrivals

NEWARK, N.J. —January 22, 2019—Flight arrivals at Newark Airport were briefly suspended Tuesday evening after a drone was spotted over another nearby airport, officials said, in the latest incident of the unmanned aircraft affecting commercial air travel. At about 5 p.m., the Federal Aviation Administration received two reports from flights headed to Newark that they … Continue reading NEWARK, N.J | Newark operations resume after drone reports halt arrivals

SAN FRANCISCO | Oracle accused of underpaying women, minorities by $400M

SAN FRANCISCO—January 22, 2019—U.S. government regulators are accusing software maker Oracle of engaging in discriminatory practices that resulted in thousands of its women, black and Asian employees being underpaid by more than $400 million. The allegations emerged Tuesday in a filing made in a two-year-old case that is being pursued by a part of the … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Oracle accused of underpaying women, minorities by $400M

WASHINGTON | Defying Pelosi, Trump proceeds with State of the Union plans

WASHINGTON —January 22, 2019—The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting he delay it. The White House sent an email to the House … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Defying Pelosi, Trump proceeds with State of the Union plans

RENO, Nevada | Correction: Nevada Homicides story

RENO, Nevada — January 22, 2019—In a story Jan. 21 about four recent Nevada killings, The Associated Press reported erroneously the suspect’s age. Wilbur Martinez-Guzman is 19-years-old. A corrected version of the story is below: Man linked to 4 killings suspected of being in US illegally Authorities investigating four recent Nevada killings say murder charges … Continue reading RENO, Nevada | Correction: Nevada Homicides story

DENVER | Theater shooter’s video interview with psychiatrist released

DENVER —January 22, 2019—Prosecutors have released hours of video showing Colorado theater shooter James Holmes’ interviews with a psychiatrist about the 2012 massacre in suburban Denver. The videos released Tuesday show Holmes being questioned by William Reid, a court-appointed psychiatrist who evaluated Holmes’ sanity. Most of the videos were shown to the jury at Holmes’ … Continue reading DENVER | Theater shooter’s video interview with psychiatrist released

EVANSTON, Ill | Student tackled for stealing own car settles suit for $1.25M

EVANSTON, Ill.  —January 22, 2019—A Chicago suburb has tentatively agreed to pay a former doctoral student $1.25 million to settle a lawsuit alleging police officers tackled him to the ground and arrested him for stealing a car that turned out to be his own, his attorney said. Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz confirmed a settlement … Continue reading EVANSTON, Ill | Student tackled for stealing own car settles suit for $1.25M