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Sen. John McCain in tweet says he appreciates outpouring of support, promises to be back soon 'so stand-by!'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 9:37am

Sen. John McCain in tweet says he appreciates outpouring of support, promises to be back soon 'so stand-by!'

Trump focuses on Afghanistan during Pentagon visit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 9:21am

President Donald Trump is focusing on the fight against the Islamic State group in Afghanistan as he visits the Pentagon.

Police: Two Burundi teens seen crossing into Canada; no foul play seen with other missing robotics team members

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 9:21am

Police: Two Burundi teens seen crossing into Canada; no foul play seen with other missing robotics team members.

October trial date set for case linked to "S-Town" podcast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 9:21am

An Alabama man featured in the hit podcast "S-Town" is scheduled to go on trial in October on charges related to events in the popular narrative.

Girl says her mom asked for forgiveness before stabbing her

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 9:21am

A 9-year-old girl who was the lone survivor when her siblings and father were stabbed to death said she saw her mother stab the others and that her mother asked for forgiveness before stabbing her.

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Senate Judiciary Committee approves FBI director nomination

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 8:56am

The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of President Donald Trump's pick to head the FBI.

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Jeff Sessions: 'I plan to continue' as attorney general

Miranda Green, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 8:45am

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he plans to continue in his job despite President Donald Trump's comments that he'd have picked someone else had he known Sessions would recuse himself from the Justice Department's Russia investigation.

Damond family hires attorney from Castile case

Amy Forliti and Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 8:43am

The family of an Australian woman shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer has hired an attorney who represented the family of black motorist Philando Castile, who was also slain by a Minnesota police officer.

Video: Man pointed shotgun at deputies before fatal shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 8:43am

Authorities say dashcam video footage shows a Virginia man pointed a shotgun at deputies before they fatally shot him after a chase.

Where to watch O.J. Simpson's parole hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 8:43am

Television networks will interrupt this presidency on Thursday to revisit an old obsession.

Lawsuit: Ohio police shooting of black man wasn't justified

Kantele Franko, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 8:41am

A lawsuit alleges Ohio police shot and mortally wounded a black man without justification and then conspired to provide misleading information about the July 7 confrontation.

The Latest: Sessions says he will remain in

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 8:41am

The Latest on President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local):

The Latest: California wildfire destroys 45 structures

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 8:41am

The Latest on the wildfires burning in the west (all times local):

Lawn-mowing Indiana man charged in neighbor shooting spat

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 8:41am

An Indianapolis-area man who was wounded when an argument with a neighbor escalated into across-the-fence gunfire has been charged in the shooting.

Sneak peek at US Navy's new $13B aircraft carrier

Zachary Cohen, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 8:23am

Perched 50 feet above the USS Gerald Ford's massive flight deck, Petty Officer 1st Class Jose Triana has a clear view of the horizon from his padded captain's chair in the pilot house of the world's most advanced aircraft carrier.

McCain's brain tumor is particularly aggressive type

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:44am

Sen. John McCain's tumor is one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer, and his family and doctors are deliberating next treatment options.

WWII female pilot recently honored at air show dies at 100

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:39am

A 100-year-old woman honored at a New York air show last weekend for her World War II service as a civilian pilot flying military aircraft has died.

Dad arrested for speeding to hospital with wife in labor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:00am

A Louisiana man who was rushing his wife to the hospital at speeds topping 100 mph (161 kph) missed his child's birth because he was in jail.

Ex-Penn State officials on work-release part of jail terms

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:00am

Two ex-Penn State administrators have begun the work-release portion of their jail sentences on child endangerment convictions stemming from the Jerry Sandusky investigation.