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Cincinnati Zoo giving critical care to premature hippo calf

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:22pm

Cincinnati Zoo staffers are providing critical care to a prematurely born baby hippo.

3 judges said to be finalists for Supreme Court nomination

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:21pm

Donald Trump is said to be choosing from among three judges as he prepares to announce his choice next week to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court.

Trump White House silent on new Israeli settlement units

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:21pm

The Trump administration declined Tuesday to take a position on Israel's latest plan to expand Jewish settlements on land claimed by the Palestinians, breaking with past White House criticism of such construction but leaving its own policy unclear.

Wyoming lawmakers advance bills to allow guns on campus

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:21pm

Wyoming lawmakers who say more gun freedom is the best way to counter mass shootings took a step forward Tuesday toward allowing people to carry concealed guns on college campuses and in government meetings.

2 suspects charged with capital murder after mall shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:21pm

The two men police say attempted to rob a jewelry store at a San Antonio mall have been charged with capital murder in the death of a good Samaritan who attempted to intervene.

Top Republicans accept 'alternative facts' from Trump

Erica Werner and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:20pm

The top three Senate Republicans refused on Tuesday to disavow President Donald Trump's false claim that millions of illegally cast ballots cost him the popular vote.

Trump narrows down Supreme Court nominee list to 3

Mark Sherman and Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:20pm

President Donald Trump has narrowed his choice to fill the Supreme Court vacancy to three judges and said he expects to make his decision in the coming days.

Man who saved trooper: It's hard to think about that day

Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:10pm

The man who fatally shot a suspect beating an Arizona state trooper said Tuesday that he doesn't consider himself a hero and that he's grappling with taking someone's life.

Man arrested in hit-and-run death of Cleveland patrolman

Mark Gillispie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:10pm

A man has been arrested and is expected to be charged in the hit-and-run death of a Cleveland patrolman on an interstate, Cleveland police said Tuesday.

Amid criticism, Comey remaining as FBI director under Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:10pm

FBI Director James Comey, the target of bipartisan criticism over his handling of politically sensitive investigations, is staying in his job as head of the law enforcement agency.

Sponsors back off bill to require sex assault corroboration

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:05pm

The male sponsors of a bill that would require victims of sexual assault to corroborate their testimony are backing away from the proposal after backlash from victims' rights advocates and police.

Police release name of armed man shot by Delaware officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:01pm

A 60-year-old man confronted by police in Delaware appeared distraught and refused to drop a handgun before being fatally shot by an officer, authorities said Tuesday.

Boy, 17, charged with attempted murder in school shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:01pm

A 17-year-old boy accused of shooting two students at his high school, injuring them, has been charged in juvenile court with attempted murder and felonious assault, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

Special toilet at U. Mich. takes aim at urine-to-fertilizer

Mike Householder, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 2:01pm

The University of Michigan sees value in urine.

Cops: Landlady fatally shot tenant in fight over unpaid rent

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 1:54pm

Police say a Philadelphia landlady fatally shot her tenant during a dispute over his unpaid rent.

Deputies: Tampa boy, 4, recovering after being shot in chest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 1:51pm

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.

Ex-Christie aides seek delay of sentencing in bridge scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 1:51pm

Two former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday asked a judge to postpone their sentencing next month following their convictions in a plot to cause traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge.

State murder trial for S. Carolina officer delayed to August

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 1:51pm

A South Carolina judge has delayed a fired police officer's murder retrial until August, but said it can be moved up again if federal prosecutors drop their civil rights case against him in the shooting of an unarmed black motorist.

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he has prostate cancer

Kyle Potter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 1:51pm

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday that he has prostate cancer, revealing the diagnosis hours after collapsing while delivering his State of the State address the night before.

Murder trial opens in 2012 shooting death of Memphis officer

Adrian Sainz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 1:42pm

A man charged with killing a Memphis officer during a chaotic raid on his home in December 2012 didn't know he was shooting at police, a defense lawyer said Tuesday as the man's trial opened.