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Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes overwhelmingly to approve Nikki Haley as US ambassador to the United Nations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:21am

Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes overwhelmingly to approve Nikki Haley as US ambassador to the United Nations.

UW investigates after American flag covered with pride flag

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:21am

University of Wyoming police are investigating after someone covered the American flag on campus with a rainbow flag commonly associated with gay pride.

Deputies: Tampa boy, 4, recovering after being shot in chest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:21am

Sheriff's officials say a 4-year-old boy is in stable condition after a shooting at the apartment where he was staying with his mother's boyfriend.

Chief: Slain Dallas-area detective connected with people

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:21am

A suburban Dallas police chief told law enforcement officers from across Texas that a slain detective knew how to connect with people "when they were in their darkest hour."

Missing mama bear's newborn cub rescued, in intensive care

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:21am

Biologists in Virginia have rescued a newborn black bear found in a den without its mother, but the tiny cub's sibling didn't make it.

School system that fired woman for tweet updates guidelines

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:11am

A Maryland school system has updated its social media guidelines after a school system employee was fired for a lighthearted quarrel she had with a student on Twitter over the student's spelling.

The Latest: Price says vaccines don't cause autism

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:11am

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The Latest: Ex-teacher says she took advantage of students

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:11am

The Latest on a parole hearing for an ex-English teacher in prison for sexually abusing students (all times local):

Police: 2 arrested in MLK Day shooting after Miami parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:10am

Two teenagers have been arrested on attempted murder charges in a shooting at a Miami a park following the city's annual Martin Luther King Day Parade.

Police: Anti-Trump activists' plan to block highway thwarted

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:10am

Protesters have twice blocked Interstate 95 in Richmond, Virginia, but on the night President Donald Trump was inaugurated, police managed to keep them off the highway. A police affidavit suggests how they did it.

I scream, you scream: Dippin' Dots seeks truce with Spicer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:10am

Dippin' Dots has apparently found a way to begin thawing out its relationship with President Donald Trump's press secretary, Sean Spicer, who has been sending critical tweets about the company since 2010.

Virginia lawmaker indicted on 2 felony child cruelty charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:06am

A grand jury has indicted Virginia Del. Rick Morris on four charges, including two felony counts of child cruelty.

Confederate flag won't return to South Carolina courtroom

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:00am

A Confederate flag and portraits of Confederate generals will not return to a South Carolina courtroom when renovations are completed.

Sister: Teen suspect in Ohio school shooting 'not a monster'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 9:41am

The 17-year-old boy suspected in an Ohio school shooting that injured two students made a mistake, but he's "not a monster," his sister said.

Cops: Landlady fatally shot tenant in fight over unpaid rent

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 9:31am

Police say a Philadelphia landlady fatally shot her tenant during a dispute over his unpaid rent.

Fugitive arrested in major credit card fraud case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 9:31am

A New York man was arrested nearly four years after he was charged for his role in what federal prosecutors called one of the largest credit card fraud schemes ever, costing businesses and banks more than $200 million in losses.

Dying from cancer: Where you live could determine your fate

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 9:31am

A big new analysis finds that U.S. cancer death rates have steadily climbed in parts of the country struggling with obesity, heavy smoking and other ills. That's a stark contrast with the national trend and improvements in wealthier pockets of the country.

Trump says he'll announce pick to fill Supreme Court vacancy next week

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 9:31am

Trump says he'll announce pick to fill Supreme Court vacancy next week.

2 fishermen fall through ice, die in pond off Lake Ontario

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 9:21am

Police say two men fishing on a central New York pond died after falling through the ice.