AP Top U.S. News at 3:08 p.m. EST

AP Top U.S. News at 3:08 p.m. EST

Trump's attempts to show voter fraud appear to have stalled
ATLANTA (AP) -- President Donald Trump hasn't backed away from his unsubstantiated claim that millions of illegally cast ballots cost him the popular vote in 2016, but his efforts to investigate it appear to have stalled....
01/21/2018 08:35 PM
Debate on in Massachusetts over safe sites for drug users
BOSTON (AP) -- The idea may seem jarring at first: Creating safe spaces where drug users can shoot up under the watchful eye of staff trained in helping counter the effect of potentially fatal overdoses - all with the approval of public health officials....
01/21/2018 08:35 PM
Lawyers: Firing squad must be option for condemned killer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Attorneys for a condemned killer whose execution was stopped last year after 25 minutes of unsuccessful needle sticks are once again recommending the firing squad as an alternative....
01/21/2018 08:35 PM
Appeals court to hear arguments on DC sniper's sentence
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Bob Meyers doesn't want partial justice for his brother. He wants full justice. And to him, that means leaving D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo's sentence just the way it is: life in prison, with no chance of ever getting out....
01/21/2018 08:35 PM
Sheriff: Florida man slain by deputies carried assault rifle
LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida man with an assault rifle was fatally shot by officers after he attacked his wife and daughter, authorizes said....
01/21/2018 08:35 PM
With just 3 students, small-town high school closing down
ROCHESTER, Vt. (AP) -- With just three students left attending high school here, junior Kimberly Taylor moves from one empty classroom to the next, taking mostly online classes or studying alone....
01/21/2018 08:35 PM
Indoor velodrome expected to draw cyclists to Detroit
DETROIT (AP) -- An indoor cycling track in Detroit is expected to draw bike riders from other cold-weather states and across the U.S. while giving inner-city youth the opportunity to participate for free in the fast-moving and growing sport....
01/21/2018 08:35 PM
Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island to reopen amid shutdown
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will be open for visitors Monday, with New York state picking up the tab for the federal workers....
01/21/2018 08:35 PM
Small-town budgets hurting from loss of mini Walmarts
LUTHER, Okla. (AP) -- Luther sold its youth football field to Walmart about three years ago so that the company could build one of its Express stores, using the money from the sale and the new tax revenue to pay off the roughly $200,000 in debt that resulted from an embezzlement scandal involving the former town treasurer....
01/21/2018 08:35 PM
Mudslides take heavy toll on immigrants serving posh town
Oprah Winfrey and Rob Lowe give Montecito its star power, but it's people like Antonio and Victor Benitez who keep the wealthy Southern California community running....
01/21/2018 08:35 PM