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City sued again over protest arrests after police shooting

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:06am

Law enforcement officials in Louisiana's capital face another federal lawsuit accusing them of violating the rights of protesters arrested after a black man's fatal shooting by police.

Sacramento man arrested in killing of 2 adults, 2 juveniles

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:51am

Police arrested a 56-year-old man Friday on suspicion of homicide in connection to the killings of two adults and two juveniles in Sacramento a day earlier.

Trump aide with Russia ties offers to talk to House panel

Eileen Sullivan and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:46am

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, a key figure in investigations into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, has volunteered to be questioned by lawmakers as part of a House probe of the Kremlin's alleged meddling in the 2016 election.

Court revives challenge of Virginia's death row conditions

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:46am

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit challenging conditions on Virginia's death row.

Man finds wife and 6-year-old son stabbed to death in home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:46am

Authorities say a New Jersey man found his wife and 6-year-old son stabbed to death inside their home.

Charge upped for ex-investigator in teen's hit-and-run death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:46am

Hit-and-run charges against a former prosecutor's investigator and part-time police officer have been upgraded after the New York teenager he allegedly struck died.

Appeals court won't allow suit against Palestinian Authority

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:35am

A federal appeals court says the families of Jewish worshippers who were killed or wounded during a 2011 attack in the West Bank can't sue the Palestinian Authority for damages in U.S. courts.

Correction: Mother-Daughter Killed story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:35am

In a story March 23 about a mother and daughter dying in separate traffic accidents in Alabama, The Associated Press reported erroneously the age of the girl. The child was 8, not 5.

Beats behind bars: Carnegie Hall musicians back at SC prison

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:35am

Musicians from one of America's top concert halls have returned to South Carolina to make beautiful music in one of the state's most dangerous prisons.

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House steers toward climactic vote on GOP health care bill

Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:30am

Republicans muscled their capstone health care overhaul past an initial barrier and toward a climactic roll call Friday, plunging ahead despite uncertainty over whether they had the votes to prevail in what loomed as a monumental gamble for President Donald Trump and his GOP allies in Congress.

Prosecutor: Officer justified in shooting motorist

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:30am

A prosecutor says a New Jersey police officer was justified in shooting a motorist as they struggled during a stop that was captured by the officer's dashboard camera.

Rachel Dolezal struggles after racial identity scandal

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:28am

A woman who rose to prominence as a black civil rights leader then lost her job when her parents exposed her as white is struggling to make a living these days.

The Latest: 4 found dead in Sacramento; man arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:20am

The Latest on the murders of four people in Sacramento (all times local):

Refuge elk feeding ends early due to warm spring

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:15am

The National Elk Refuge in northwest Wyoming has ended its supplemental feeding of elk earlier than usual because of the recent warm weather melting the snow cover.

Police fatally shoot man threatening kids with butcher knife

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:06am

Authorities say police fatally shot a man who was threatening two young children with a butcher knife in a Baltimore home.

Judge in Virginia declines to block travel ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:06am

A federal judge in Virginia has ruled against a Muslim civil-rights group that sought to block the Trump administration's proposed travel ban.

Republicans push health care bill past initial House hurdle, moving Trump, GOP leaders toward uncertain showdown vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:06am

Republicans push health care bill past initial House hurdle, moving Trump, GOP leaders toward uncertain showdown vote.

North Dakota governor signs concealed carry bill into law

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:15am

Republican Gov. Doug Burgum has signed legislation that will allow most adults to carry a hidden firearm without a permit, making North Dakota one of about a dozen "constitutional carry" states.

House chairman apologizes to colleagues after Trump briefing

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:05am

The White House claimed vindication while the House intelligence committee chairman privately apologized in the wake of his decision to brief President Donald Trump on secret intelligence intercepts related to a probe of Russian interference in the election.