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Federal report: Lack of markings caused 2016 fatal bus crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:31pm

Inadequate highway markings caused a fatal Greyhound bus crash in California last year that killed two people and injured 13 others, including the driver, federal officials said Tuesday.

Transgender California inmates could have bras, cosmetics

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:31pm

Transgender California prison inmates would be allowed to have bras, cosmetics and other personal items corresponding to their gender identities under proposed rules filed with state regulators on Tuesday.

Judge: Anthony Garcia competent to go through sentencing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:31pm

A judge has found a former doctor convicted of killing four people connected to an Omaha medical school is competent to face an upcoming death penalty hearing.

Clinton jabs Trump in first major post-election speech

Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:22pm

A spirited Hillary Clinton took on the Trump administration Tuesday in one of her first public speeches since she lost the presidential election, criticizing the country's Republican leaders on everything from health care to the shortage of women appointees in top administration positions.

White House staff will also skip correspondents dinner

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:10pm

White House staff will be skipping this year's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner along with President Donald Trump.

OAS pushes Venezuela to engage in dialogue as tensions flare

Luis Alonso Lugo and Christine Armario, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:05pm

Members of the Organization of American States urged Venezuela's government and opposition to settle their differences through dialogue Tuesday, backing off from threats to suspend the socialist-run country and providing President Nicolas Maduro some short-term relief as he struggles to rescue the polarized nation from crisis.

Similarities striking between 2 deadly Oakland fires

Paul Elias and Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:03pm

The similarities between two deadly Oakland fires that occurred nearly four months apart are striking: Each involved a dangerously dilapidated building with an absentee landlord and renters desperate for affordable housing in the expensive San Francisco Bay Area.

The Latest: Transgender inmates could have bras, cosmetics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:02pm

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Man going to LGBT event pleads not guilty to weapons charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:00pm

An Indiana man who told police he was headed to a gay pride event in California and was found with a loaded assault rifle and chemicals mixed and ready to explode in his car has pleaded not guilty to weapons charges.

3 storm chasers killed in crash during West Texas storms

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:53pm

Three storm chasers were killed when their vehicles collided at a rural crossroads during severe West Texas storms on Tuesday.

Wife says she shot protester outside right-wing event

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:53pm

The wife of a man who was initially suspected of shooting and wounded a protester during a demonstration over the appearance of a right-wing speaker at the University of Washington has told police she was the one who fired.

The Latest: Jailed Mexican man testified at bond hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:50pm

The Latest on a judge agreeing to release Daniel Ramirez Medina, a Mexican immigrant who was arrested near Seattle despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children (all times local):

Iowa Republicans back 'fetal heartbeat' abortion legislation

Barbara Rodriguez and Linley Sanders, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:40pm

Republicans in the Iowa Legislature are backing newly filed legislation that would ban abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, prompting Democrats to threaten an all-night filibuster to delay an initial procedural vote.

The Latest: District stands behind right to free expression

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:40pm

The Latest on a lawsuit over free-speech zones at colleges (all times local):

Trump says he expects a health care deal soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:23pm

President Donald Trump says he expects to make a deal on health care, even though his first attempt failed just a few days ago.

The Latest: Coroner: Vigil held outside Cincinnati nightclub

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:20pm

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Execution statute, with firing squad, heads to Miss governor

Sarah Smith and Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:11pm

Lawmakers want Mississippi to change how it handles executions, with changes meant to overcome legal challenges to execution drugs, and possibly allow the state to use electrocution and the firing squad as death penalty methods.

The Latest: 3 storm chasers killed in West Texas crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:00pm

The Latest on severe weather across the southern plains and its impact (all times local):

Chicago activists call for transparency in ICE shooting

Sophia Tareen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:52pm

Chicago activists and residents called for more transparency Tuesday as officials with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigate an agent-involved shooting that left a man wounded and raised questions about the use of force.

Man charged in rail worker death transferred to Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:52pm

Utah authorities say a man accused of killing a train worker has been transported to Wyoming where the alleged crime occurred.