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Dad of boy hit by car didn't condone driver's fatal shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 7:31am

The father of a 4-year-old boy hit by a vehicle in Cincinnati said he doesn't condone the subsequent slaying of the driver and is sorry for the man's family.

National Park Service: DC's cherry trees reached peak bloom

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 7:30am

The National Park Service says Washington's famous cherry trees reached peak bloom over the weekend.

The Latest: Multiple rounds of severe storms in US forecast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 6:40am

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The Latest: Memorial outside nightclub mourns slain man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 6:40am

The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local):

Oklahoma officer critically hurt in traffic-stop shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 6:31am

Authorities say an Oklahoma police officer is in critical condition after he was shot during a traffic stop. Police say the suspected shooter was also wounded and taken to a hospital.

10 dolphins safe after being stranded on Massachusetts shore

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 6:00am

Animal rescuers have saved 10 of 12 dolphins that were stranded along the Massachusetts shoreline.

Family visiting South Florida hit by truck while walking

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:50am

Authorities in South Florida say a pickup truck hit a family of six tourists as they were walking back to their hotel after dinner.

State Senate could vote on resolution to move Polk's body

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:23am

The Tennessee state Senate could decide as early as Monday on whether to approve a resolution that would allow the body of former President James K. Polk to be exhumed and moved to a fourth resting place.

How AP tallied the cost of North Carolina's "bathroom bill"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:33am

The Associated Press used dozens of interviews and multiple public records requests to determine that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years.

Police: 'No apparent reason' for shooting on Vegas Strip bus

Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:22am

A man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire "for no apparent reason" as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor, police said.

California slaying victims are mom, 2 kids and another woman

Christopher Weber and Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:22am

The four people killed last week in a quiet Northern California neighborhood include a woman and her two children, authorities said.

Hiker dies after fall in southwest Idaho recreation area

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 12:20am

Authorities say a 20-year-old man has died after falling more than 70 feet off a cliff in a southwest Idaho hiking area.

Powerful winds, large hail hit Southern Plains

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 12:00am

Large hail and strong winds hit parts of Texas and Oklahoma as a storm system rolled through the Southern Plains.

Sheriff: ICE arrests 26 parolees during community service

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 11:40pm

Authorities in Fort Worth say federal immigration agents arrested 26 parolees living in the country illegally as they performed community service.

1 dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub gunfight

John Minchillo and Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 10:32pm

A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 other people wounded after a dispute among several patrons escalated into a shootout, authorities said.

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 10:22pm

President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, as aides signaled a greater willingness to work with moderate Democrats on upcoming legislative battles from the budget and tax cuts to health care.

Officer quits to avoid firing after shooting of unarmed teen

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 9:51pm

A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager resigned Sunday from the New York Police Department to avoid being fired following a disciplinary trial in a case that sparked outrage over police use of deadly force against black men and boys.

The Latest: Mom of teen shot by cop angry over resignation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 9:24pm

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'Dreamer' immigrant in Oregon detained by US authorities

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 9:00pm

A 25-year-old man who had been allowed to stay in the U.S. because he was brought illegally into the country as a child was detained Sunday by immigration agents, activists said.