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US admiral says N. Korea crisis is at worst point he's seen

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:39am

The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific said Thursday that the crisis with North Korea is at the worst point he's ever seen, but he declined to compare the situation to the Cuban missile crisis decades ago.

Man gets life in prison for Indianapolis officer's killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:39am

A man who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting an Indianapolis police officer has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Arkansas prepares to wrap up aggressive execution schedule

Kelly P. Kissel and Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:37am

Arkansas will reach the end of an aggressive execution schedule Thursday as it prepares for a fourth lethal injection in eight days after initially planning twice as many over an 11-day period.

Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments

Chad Day and Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:37am

President Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was warned by authorities when he retired from the military in 2014 not to take foreign government-sourced money without "advance approval" from the Pentagon, according to documents released Thursday by the ranking Democrat on a House oversight committee.

Wenk: Yellowstone is addressing sexual harassment report

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:37am

The superintendent of Yellowstone National Park says the park is acting to address a report that found evidence of sexual harassment within the park's maintenance division.

Florida Senate apologizes for 68-year-old racial injustice

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:37am

The Florida Senate has formally apologized to the families of four black men accused of raping a white teenager nearly seven decades ago in a case now seen as racial injustice.

Document filed for death penalty in Oklahoma deputy slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:24am

An Oklahoma prosecutor has filed formal notice that the state will seek the death penalty for a man charged in the killing of a deputy sheriff.

Trump repeats criticism of court that halted 1st travel ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:03am

President Donald Trump is once again taking aim at a federal appeals court district that covers Western states, saying he is considering breaking up a circuit that is a longtime target of Republicans and is where his first travel ban was halted.

Police: Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after barricade

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:03am

A man suspected of fatally shooting a Delaware state trooper has been shot and killed by officers after an overnight standoff, state police said Thursday.

Correction: Immigrant Crime story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:03am

In a story April 26 about immigrant crime, The Associated Press erroneously identified the title of the federal immigration court system. It is the Executive Office for Immigration Review.

SC firefighter sentenced for sending fake bomb-threat texts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:00am

A volunteer firefighter in South Carolina has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for sending messages about a fake bomb threat to try to get his station called in the event of a real emergency.

Louisiana elementary teachers charged with bullying student

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:00am

Two elementary school teachers are under arrest in Louisiana after being accused of bullying a child.

2 US troops killed in eastern Afghanistan

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:00am

The Pentagon says two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan overnight Wednesday.

Amtrak accelerating Penn Station work, rail delays expected

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:53am

Accelerated repair work in the wake of recent breakdowns at New York's Penn Station will begin next month and cause delays this summer for rail travelers who already have endured major disruptions recently, Amtrak officials said Thursday.

Another spring snowstorm hits Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:45am

Another spring snowstorm has started to march through Wyoming.

The First Amendment doesn't guarantee you the rights you think it does

Aj Willingham, CNN Design: India Hayes CNN  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:39am

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances."

The Latest: Police: Trooper slaying suspect shot dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:34am

The Latest on the shooting of a Delaware state trooper (all times local):

Police: Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after overnight standoff at Delaware home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:25am

Police: Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after overnight standoff at Delaware home.

Uncle accused of chaining boy to weight pleads not guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:16am

An eastern Iowa man accused of padlocking a weighted chain around his 14-year-old nephew's waist has pleaded not guilty.

Army documents: Ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn warned not to accept foreign government payments in 2014

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:07am

Army documents: Ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn warned not to accept foreign government payments in 2014.