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In this April 24, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., answers questions during a presidential forum held by She The People on the Texas State University campus in Houston. Booker is introducing a plan to help vulnerable communities by strengthening the power of the Environmental Protection Agency. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
April 26, 2019 - 7:03 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is introducing a plan to help vulnerable communities by strengthening the Environmental Protection Agency. The New Jersey senator is set to unveil the first phase of his environmental justice agenda in South Carolina on Friday. His...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., answers questions during a presidential forum held by She The People on the Texas State University campus Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
April 26, 2019 - 7:00 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is introducing a plan to help vulnerable communities by strengthening the Environmental Protection Agency. The New Jersey senator is set to unveil the first phase of his environmental justice agenda in South Carolina on Friday. His...
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April 26, 2019 - 5:03 am
Athletes' representative Beckie Scott will not participate in the inquiry over her bullying allegations against officials at the World Anti-Doping Agency, insisting WADA's rebooted effort to look into the matter lacks transparency and is "akin to a kangaroo court." Attorneys for Scott and U.S. Anti...
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April 26, 2019 - 5:01 am
Athletes' representative Beckie Scott will not participate in the inquiry over her bullying allegations against officials at the World Anti-Doping Agency, insisting WADA's rebooted effort to look into the matter lacks transparency and is "akin to a kangaroo court." Attorneys for Scott and U.S. Anti...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2019, file photo, Mississippi State defensive lineman Montez Sweat runs a drill during the NFL football scouting combine, in Indianapolis. Sweat is a possible pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
April 25, 2019 - 11:41 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times EDT): 11:30 p.m. Montez Sweat's wait has ended thanks to the Washington Redskins trading up with Indianapolis to grab the Mississippi State pass rusher at No. 26. Sweat had been rated as a potential top-10 pick before reports of a heart...
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Alabama running back Josh Jacobs poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after the Oakland Raiders selected Jacobs in the first round at the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 25, 2019 - 11:21 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times EDT): 11:10 p.m. The Houston Texans want to protect Deshaun Watson better, and they took the first player from a non-Football Bowl Subdivision school to help their offensive line. The Texans drafted tackle Tytus Howard at No. 23 out of...
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Iowa tight end Noah Fant poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after the Denver Broncos selected Fant in the first round at the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 25, 2019 - 11:10 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times EDT): 10:50 p.m. John Elway traded for Joe Flacco earlier this offseason, and now he's giving his new quarterback a healthy tight end in Noah Fant. He's now the second tight end taken in this draft and will be a welcome option as Flacco...
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Michigan linebacker Devin Bush poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Bush in the first round at the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 25, 2019 - 9:42 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times EDT): 9:39 p.m. One spot after Pittsburgh jumped in front of them, the Cincinnati Bengals bolstered their offensive line by grabbing Alabama tackle Jonah Williams. He can play either side of the line, is strong and mobile, and...
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Duke quarterback Daniel Jones poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after the New York Giants selected Jones in the first round at the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 25, 2019 - 9:13 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times EDT): 9:09 p.m. Kentucky's Josh Allen, the national defensive player of the year (Bednarik Award) and a fast, physical linebacker, went to Jacksonville at the seventh spot. The Jaguars have some significant needs on offense, but Allen...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2019 file photo, Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at a news conference announcing a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's Title X "gag rule" in Seattle. A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday, April 25, 2019, will hear arguments in two cases against new Trump administration rules that could cut off federal funding for health care providers who refer patients for an abortion. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
April 25, 2019 - 7:29 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A U.S. judge in Washington state Thursday blocked new Trump administration rules that would provide additional hurdles for women seeking abortions, including by banning taxpayer-funded clinics from making abortion referrals. Judge Stanley Bastian in Yakima granted the preliminary...
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