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Human remains found where ex-pastor said he buried woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 3:00pm

Authorities have found human remains where a former Florida pastor said he buried a woman's body nearly five years ago.

60,000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:51pm

It literally was a whale of a job.

Planned Parenthood license topic of Missouri hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:51pm

A federal judge is leaving in place — at least for now — a preliminary injunction barring the state of Missouri from revoking Planned Parenthood's license to perform abortions at a Columbia clinic.

4 finalists chosen for Rhode Island College president's job

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:50pm

The search committee for the president of Rhode Island College has recommended four finalists to the Council on Postsecondary Education.

Professor puts CV of his failures online to give perspective

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:50pm

A Princeton University professor has published a CV of his career failures as a way to give perspective to students who are feeling discouraged.

The Latest: 4 young girls run away from Florida foster home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:50pm

The Latest on four girls who ran away from a foster home near Tampa, Florida. (all times local):

San Francisco chief releases racist texts, orders training

Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:50pm

San Francisco's police chief said Friday that he has ordered that all officers finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal that has rocked the department already dogged by fatal shootings of unarmed minority suspects.

The Latest: Video threatening US students posted from Europe

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:41pm

The Latest on a video threat connected to Ohio University (all times local):

2 behind Planned Parenthood videos rejecting plea deals

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:40pm

Two anti-abortion activists indicted in connection with making undercover Planned Parenthood videos are rejecting plea deals offering them probation.

Navy commander sentenced to 78 months in bribery scandal

Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:40pm

A federal judge has sentenced a U.S. Navy commander to 78 months in prison for providing classified ship schedules in exchange for the services of a prostitute, theater tickets and other gifts from a Malaysian defense contractor who overbilled the maritime branch by more than $34 million.

Woman who survived lightning strike feels lucky to be alive

David Dishneau, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:40pm

The lightning bolt followed an explosive thunderclap, striking with such force that it cracked the stone observation tower where Appalachian Trail hikers Mollyann Hart and her sister Lauren Bognovitz had taken shelter and blasted them outside into the torrential rain.

Ban on female guards to be lifted in 9/11 case at Guantanamo

Ben Fox, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:40pm

The military judge presiding over the Sept. 11 war crimes proceedings at Guantanamo Bay said in a ruling this week that he will eventually lift his order prohibiting female guards from having physical contact while transporting the five defendants around the U.S. base in Cuba.

Feds seek to join suit against Idaho's public defense system

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:30pm

The U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson are requesting to weigh in on a class-action lawsuit against Idaho's public defense system.

Chobani CEO giving ownership stake to employees

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:30pm

Chobani's CEO visited a plant in Twin Falls to tell workers about the company's plan to give employees an ownership stake in the privately held company.

Police: SW Idaho man dies after pointing gun at deputies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:30pm

A southwest Idaho man authorities say died after pointing a handgun at two deputies who opened fire has been identified as 53-year-old Lee Easter of Boise.

Bethel superintendent leaving district to take state post

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:30pm

Bethel School District's superintendent is leaving his position to serve as the state's first education innovation officer.

North Carolina lawmaker defends law, acknowledges fallout

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:21pm

A top lawmaker has told business leaders he respects their right to speak out against a North Carolina law limiting protections for LGBT people — but that he's not changing his mind about it.

The Latest: Mother arrested over 8 kids found in Texas home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:20pm

The Latest on authorities finding eight unsupervised children at a San Antonio home, including two toddlers found tied up in the backyard (all times local):

16 blamed for mistakes in deadly US attack on Afghan clinic

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:20pm

Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan last fall that killed 42 people, a senior American general said Friday. Investigators called the attack a "disproportional response to a threat that didn't exist."