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Judge OKs lawsuit over once-secret immigrant vetting program

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 3:08pm

A class-action lawsuit challenging a once-secret government program that delayed immigration and citizenship applications by Muslims can move forward, a federal judge has ruled.

The Latest: Pride group talking to police about parade ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 3:07pm

The Latest on organizers of Twin Cities Pride Parade asking police to minimize their participation because of tensions over the police shooting of Philando Castile (all times local):

Rainbow Family members start gathering in Oregon

Andrew Selsky., Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 3:07pm

Concern is growing in a conservative, remote corner of Oregon as people start arriving in a national forest for a Rainbow Family of Living Light annual gathering, a counter-culture get-together expected to draw thousands.

Wyoming brothers in jail accused in altercation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:58pm

Two brothers who are inmates in the same Wyoming jail are facing charges in an altercation with another inmate.

Imprisoned ex-CIA officer loses appeal of leak conviction

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:58pm

A former CIA officer convicted of leaking government secrets to a reporter lost a bid to clear his name on Thursday.

Richmond mayor: Keep Confederate statues, but add context

Sarah Rankin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:58pm

The towering Confederate monuments in Virginia's capital city shouldn't be taken down, but instead should be supplemented with historical context about why they were built, Richmond's mayor said Thursday.

Father of missing Chinese scholar: 'Give my daughter back'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:58pm

The father of a visiting Chinese scholar missing from the University of Illinois made an emotional appeal on Thursday for his 26-year-old child's safe return, saying in an interview: "Give my daughter back."

Man convicted of killing SWAT officer, could face execution

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:58pm

A man accused of fatally shooting an Ohio SWAT officer during a standoff last year has been found guilty of aggravated murder and could face the death penalty.

The Latest: Arkansas farmer hopes for rain from storm system

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:58pm

The Latest on Tropical Storm Cindy (all times local):

The Latest: Attacker may have targeted Flint for airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:58pm

The Latest on the investigation into a stabbing of a police officer at the airport in Flint, Michigan (all times local):

The Latest: Black bear attacked aggressively in fatal attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:58pm

The Latest on a fatal black bear attack in Alaska (all times local):

South Carolina's last Confederate flag remains in a box

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:48pm

Nearly two years after it last flew, South Carolina's final Confederate flag remains in the same place it was taken immediately after it was removed from the flagpole in front of the Statehouse: a small, flat white acid-free box behind several locked doors.

Summer of Slime: DIY goo takes over tweens' lives

Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:47pm

Call this The Summer of Slime.

Los Angeles County deputies fatally shoot male suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:47pm

A teenager shot to death by deputies was accidentally hit by a bullet as he tried to stop an aggressive dog from attacking the officers early Thursday, according to Los Angeles County sheriff's officials.

US airstrike kills al-Qaida commander, 2 others, in Yemen

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:47pm

The U.S. military says an American airstrike in Yemen has killed a top commander for the al-Qaida affiliate there and two of his associates.

Americans and guns: It's complicated

Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:37pm

Americans have long had a complex relationship with guns.

Minneapolis police asked to limit presence at pride parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:35pm

Minneapolis' first openly gay police chief responded sharply Thursday to a decision by organizers of the Twin Cities Pride Parade to ask her department to minimize its participation in Sunday's annual event due to tensions over the police shooting of Philando Castile.

Flooding along Bighorn River in north-central Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:35pm

Flooding because of melting mountain snow now includes the Bighorn River in north-central Wyoming.

400 more homes evacuated as Utah wildfire grows

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:25pm

A wildfire near a Utah ski town has forced the evacuations of 400 more homes after the fire doubled in size amid high winds, authorities said Thursday.

Trump's bright idea: a solar wall at the US-Mexico border

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:25pm

President Donald Trump wants to add solar panels to his long-promised southern border wall — a plan he says would help pay for the wall's construction and add to its aesthetic appeal.