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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he will finish his term despite being diagnosed with prostate cancer

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

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he will finish his term despite being diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Rep. Chris Corley, accused of beating his wife bloody, resigns statehouse seat rather than be expelled

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

Rep. Chris Corley, accused of beating his wife bloody, resigns statehouse seat rather than be expelled.

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he has prostate cancer and will discuss treatment options with doctors next week

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

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he has prostate cancer and will discuss treatment options with doctors next week.

Lawsuit contends N Carolina sex offender law goes too far

Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 11:01am

Convicted sex offenders are pushing back against North Carolina laws they contend deprive them of constitutional rights without protecting children.

Guns on campus: Wyoming lawmakers advance bill

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 11:01am

Wyoming lawmakers are moving closer to allowing people to carry guns on college campuses and in government meetings.

Judge: Release video in Charlotte police shooting of suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 11:01am

A North Carolina judge ordered the release of video showing a fatal shooting by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police in 2012, the second time a judge has made such a decision since a new state law required a judge's approval to release police video.

ACLU seeks copy of proposed changes to US election law

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:52am

The American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal court to force Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to turn over proposed changes to the nation's voter registration law that the conservative Republican was photographed bringing to a meeting in November with Donald Trump.

The Latest: Officials say at least 9 twisters struck Alabama

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:51am

The Latest on deadly storms that struck the South (all times local):

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Dying from cancer: Could your location determine your fate?

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:45am

Cancer death rates are steadily rising in certain parts of the U.S. in grim contrast with the declining death rate across the nation as a whole, an exhaustive new analysis has found.

Chicago Trump signs that were taken down have gone missing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:41am

Two Chicago street signs honoring President Donald Trump have gone missing since they were taken down last month.

Police: Car suspected in fatal hit-and-run of officer found

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:36am

Cleveland police say the car that struck and killed an officer on an interstate has been found west of the city and a man is being questioned by authorities.

The Latest: Senate panel approves Haley nomination to UN

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:31am

The Latest on activities in Congress (all times EST):

California governor speech comes amid shifting politics

Juliet Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 10:25am

Jerry Brown is coming off a blockbuster year of liberal wins: He secured an extension of landmark climate change legislation, signed off on an increase in California's minimum wage, expanded family leave laws, toughened gun laws, and persuaded voters to both soften sentencing laws and reject a ballot measure that would have threatened two of his legacy projects.

Plea offer made to man who fired shots inside DC pizzeria

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

A man who police said was inspired by false internet rumors to fire an assault weapon inside a Washington pizzeria has been offered a plea deal.

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.