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Police make arrest in vandalism at Boston Holocaust memorial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:47am

A vandal used a rock to shatter a glass panel on the New England Holocaust Memorial early Wednesday, drawing quick condemnation from Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and religious groups.

Boy, 6, found in Oregon car trunk; critically injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:47am

A 6-year-old Oregon boy was hospitalized Wednesday in critical condition after he locked himself inside a car trunk on a hot day, police said.

Mother of transgender boy sues school over restroom access

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:47am

The mother of a 16-year-old transgender boy who is being denied access to the boys' restroom at his high school is suing a Florida school board.

Man accused of killing officer faces capital murder charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:47am

A man accused of killing a Virginia State Police officer has been indicted on a capital murder charge.

UN Ambassador Haley says she's 'not moving to Trump Tower'

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:47am

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley is closing the door on the possibility of the ambassador's residence moving to Trump Tower.

GOP-controlled House subcommittees reject Trump budget cuts

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:36am

Two Republican-controlled House subcommittees Wednesday soundly rejected President Donald Trump's proposals to slash the Agriculture Department, overseas food aid and water projects.

Mississippi man takes Confederate flag fight to high court

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:25am

A black Mississippi citizen is taking his case against the state's Confederate-themed flag to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Watchdog says former governor's tweet broke federal law

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:25am

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley has been accused of a violating a law limiting government employees' political activity by voicing support for a South Carolina congressional candidate.

Trump compliments Irish reporter on her 'nice smile'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:16am

President Donald Trump interrupted a telephone conversation with Ireland's prime minister to compliment an Irish journalist on her "nice smile."

Official: Man, 90, escaped jail in 1970 just by walking away

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:16am

An official says a 90-year-old man indicted on fraud charges spent 40 years on the lam after escaping from a Maryland jail in 1970 simply by walking away.

Bureau of Land Management buys land near Utah national trail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:16am

The Bureau of Land Management has acquired 231 acres (935,000 square meters) from a private property owner near the Gooseberry Mesa National Recreation Trail.

Florida officer threatens to jail black man for jaywalking

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:08am

A video going viral on Facebook shows a Florida police officer threatening to jail a young black man for jaywalking.

Kushner lawyer seasoned in navigating Washington scandals

Eric Tucker and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:08am

Abbe Lowell's clients have included some of the country's most prominent politicians, companies and celebrities.

Family of black man shot by officers sues S. Carolina police

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:47am

The family of a black man killed by police in South Carolina two years ago has sued, saying there is no clear evidence the 24-year-old man had a gun when he was shot by deputies.

Niagara Falls daredevil might have died in plunge with snake

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:47am

A daredevil who died after plunging over Niagara Falls in an apparent stunt with an inflatable ball might have brought a boa constrictor along for the ride.

Firefighters battle wildfires in Arizona, Utah, California

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:47am

A wildfire burning Wednesday through a dense Arizona forest has forced hundreds of people from their homes, closed a major road and created a huge plume of smoke over the same area devastated by a blaze that killed 19 firefighters four years ago.

Trump says 'oui' to French leader's Bastille Day invitation

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:47am

President Donald Trump plans to celebrate Bastille Day in France.

Online school asks Ohio court to block $60M state clawback

Kantele Franko, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:40am

One of the nation's largest online charter schools on Wednesday asked the Ohio Supreme Court to block the state's efforts to recoup $60 million from the school.

The Latest: Arizona governor: Wildfire is top priority

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:33am

The Latest on wildfires burning in the Western U.S. (all times local):

Owner of mansion with 80 neglected Great Danes: I'm innocent

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:33am

The owner of an eight-bedroom mansion in New Hampshire where more than 80 neglected Great Danes were seized insists she is innocent.