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Man dies after breaching security at Honolulu airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 10:54pm

A man is dead after he breached security at Honolulu International Airport and stopped breathing, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported.

The Latest: Water levels at lake keep falling despite rain

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 10:50pm

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Southern California rain eases; north facing renewed storm

Robert Jablon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 10:43pm

A huge Pacific storm that parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least three people, eased off Saturday. But it was only a temporary reprieve as new storms took aim farther north.

McCain says a free press is essential to a healthy democracy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 9:22pm

Sen. John McCain says a free press is vital "to preserve democracy as we know it." And he cautions about efforts to muzzle a free press, saying "that's how dictators get started."

Study finds underage, fearful women in Vegas sex trafficking

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 9:15pm

A yearlong academic study of sex trafficking in Las Vegas is providing a glimpse into a shadowy world beneath the neon glow where underage girls, threatened by pimps, solicit for business in casinos, on streets and online.

Greybull fire chief dies at home after helping remove jams

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 9:07pm

A statewide fire group says the longtime chief of the Greybull Fire Department has died.

Arpaio successor pulls back on immigration holds in jails

Josh Hoffner and Paul Davenport, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 9:04pm

For years, immigrants being released from jails in Phoenix would routinely be kept locked up an extra couple days to give federal authorities time to check their immigration status and launch deportation proceedings.

Montana officials alarmed as they fight surge in meth use

Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 9:00pm

Methamphetamines continue to make an alarming surge in Montana, as law enforcement, health officials and communities struggle to address the problem.

Trump motorcade hit by 2x4, 5 students face charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 6:40pm

Authorities say a vehicle in President Donald Trump's motorcade was struck by a "2x4" and five middle school students are now facing charges.

McCorvey, who was at center of Roe v. Wade, dead at 69

Jamie Stengle and Diana Heidgerd, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 6:34pm

Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, died Saturday. She was 69.

Trump rallies supporters by renewing old promises, insults

Catherine Lucey and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 6:33pm

Just four weeks into his administration, President Donald Trump appeared at a campaign rally that mirrored the months leading up to Election Day, complete with promises to repeal the health care law, insults for the news media and a playlist highlighted by the Rolling Stones.

AP source: Senators want materials saved for Russia probe

Deb Riechmann and Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 6:05pm

The Senate intelligence committee has sent formal requests to more than a dozen organizations, agencies and individuals, asking them to preserve all materials related to a probe the panel is conducting on Russian interference in the 2016 election and related issues, a congressional aide said Saturday.

Father, son killed in head-on collision with each other

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 6:00pm

Authorities say a father and son have been killed in a head-on collision with each other in Fayette County, Alabama.

Pence says US to hold Russia accountable, stand with NATO

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 5:52pm

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday conveyed a message to jittery partners that the Trump administration will "hold Russia accountable" and maintain steadfast support for NATO, a military alliance the American commander in chief once dismissed as "obsolete."

DC Council chair: Council to revisit paid family leave bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 5:50pm

The D.C. Council's chairman says the body will consider revising its recently-passed law granting a half-million workers in the nation's capital up to eight weeks of paid family leave.

Man shot by officer after opening fire near zoo dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 5:00pm

Police say a man shot by an officer after opening fire at residents, cars and police officers in Oakland died hours later at a hospital.

The Latest: New Trump rally sounds like old Trump rally

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 4:40pm

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Missing Oregon couple found safe after stuck on icy road

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 3:50pm

An Oregon couple reported missing after they didn't show up at a relative's home as planned have been found.

Police: Tucson mayor carjacked, uninjured

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 3:10pm

Tucson police say Mayor Jonathan Rothschild wasn't injured when he was carjacked at gunpoint.

NC child porn investigation leads to South Africa arrests

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 2:30pm

Authorities say a child pornography investigation in North Carolina led to the arrests of the parents of a 14-year-old girl in South Africa.