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Otter signs snow disaster declaration for Washington County

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:51pm

Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has signed a disaster declaration for Washington County in west-central Idaho due to snow accumulations.

Dog reunited with Florida family after mother's fatal crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:51pm

A dog that fled a fatal car crash that killed one of its owners has been reunited with the family in Florida.

Democrats will try to delay vote on attorney general

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:51pm

The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee plans to request a delay in the confirmation vote on President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, a move that will push the panel's vote back to Jan. 31.

Gayborhood racism is long-standing, Philadelphia report says

Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:41pm

Women, minorities and transgender people have felt unwelcome and unsafe in Philadelphia's gay neighborhood for decades, according to a city report issued Monday.

Strong January storms stir destruction from coast-to-coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:41pm

From California to the Deep South to the Northeast, millions of Americans were contending with death and destruction from damaging January weather. Flooding, high winds and suspected tornadoes have rousted people from their homes. A deadly storm system tore across the Deep South, a nor'easter lashed the East Coast and rainfall records fell in California.

Bill would give extra licenses to women's antelope hunt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:41pm

Wyoming lawmakers are considering a bill that aims to bring parity to men's and women's antelope hunting events.

Supreme Court reinstates conviction in 1996 double murder

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:41pm

Delaware's Supreme Court has reinstated the convictions of a man sentenced to death for killing two people more than 20 years ago.

Judge to decide on delaying ex-officer's retrial for murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:31pm

A judge is considering whether to delay the scheduled March 1 retrial of a former police officer in South Carolina charged with murder in a traffic stop shooting.

Marking Roe anniversary, abortion foes pin hopes on Trump

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:31pm

Abortion opponents expressed optimism Monday that Donald Trump's early months in office would advance their cause as hundreds converged on the Kansas Statehouse to mark the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide.

US health officials cancel climate conference; don't say why

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:31pm

The government's top public health agency has canceled a conference next month on climate change and health but isn't saying why publicly.

Police responding to burglary kill homeowner, not intruder

Joe Mandak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:21pm

Police officers responding to a burglar alarm fatally shot a homeowner, who had grabbed a gun when he spotted an intruder, after shots were fired in their direction as they arrived at his house.

The Latest: Police: Good Samaritans should use best judgment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:11pm

The Latest on the shooting at a shopping mall in San Antonio (all times local):

Trump moves to pull US out of Pacific-Rim trade deal

Julie Pace and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:05pm

President Donald Trump moved to pull the United States out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact Monday, dealing a quick blow to Barack Obama's legacy as the new chief executive began fulfilling campaign promises in his first full week in office.

The Latest: Departing California storm delivers more snow

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:01pm

The Latest on winter storms in California (all times local):

Report: Police violated open-records law in bodycam case

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:01pm

Kentucky State Police violated the state's open-records law by refusing a mother's request for bodycam video from her son's death by municipal police officers who were responding to a restaurant drive-thru shooting, the state attorney general's office said Monday.

The Latest: Democrats seek delay on Sessions vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:00pm

The Latest on activities in Congress (All times EST):

South Dakota lawmaker quits over sexual contact with interns

James Nord, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 12:55pm

A South Dakota legislator who admitted having sexual contact with two interns resigned on Monday, saying he regretted his actions during the past two legislative sessions.

Teen suspect in school shooting to remain in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 12:53pm

A 17-year-old boy charged in a school shooting that injured two students was ordered Monday to remain in custody at a juvenile detention center.

Woman accused of smearing bananas on cars at Trump's club

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 12:51pm

A woman is being charged with sneaking onto President Donald Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club shortly before his inauguration and smearing bananas on cars.