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6-year-old got gun at LA-area school; families kept in dark

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:50pm

Authorities learned a 6-year-old brought a gun to an elementary school outside Los Angeles, but parents of other students didn't learn about it for nearly two weeks.

Law school program provides free wills to Native Americans

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:42pm

A University of Denver program is helping Native Americans draft wills, helping overcome a cultural aversion to discuss death.

French fighter jets stage flyover over New York harbor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:35pm

French Air Force fighter jets have staged a colorful flyover across New York Harbor.

Self-driving Uber SUV struck during Arizona accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:29pm

Officials say a self-driving Uber SUV was operating on its own when it was struck by another vehicle making a left turn at an intersection in Arizona, where the company is testing autonomous vehicles.

N. Carolina father accused of killing newborn, toddler

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:14pm

A North Carolina father was charged Saturday with stabbing his infant and toddler daughters to death, a day after he drove off with them "in a rage."

Lawyer for bomb suspect wants attempted murder trial moved

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:14pm

A lawyer for the man accused of setting off bombs last year in New Jersey and New York, injuring dozens, is seeking a change of venue for his trial on attempted murder charges stemming from a shootout with police.

Investigators recover data recorder in Georgia plane crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:10pm

Federal investigators have recovered a bright orange data recorder, often referred to as a "black box," after the fiery crash of a small plane into a suburban Atlanta subdivision.

High school sports star ordered to trial on rape charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:02pm

A two-sport star at a suburban Pittsburgh high school has been ordered to stand trial on rape and other charges in an alleged assault on a 17-year-old girl.

Ex-US Rep. Stockman expects to be 'vindicated' on charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 12:00pm

Former U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman says he expects "to be vindicated" on allegations he conspired with staffers to bilk conservative foundations out of at least $775,000 that was meant for charitable purposes and voter education.

Latest Rikers brutality case fuels debate over jail's future

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 11:33am

The latest in a string of brutality cases against Rikers Island guards has added fuel to a growing debate on whether New York City's notoriously violent jail complex has become so dysfunctional it should be shut down.

Bernie Sanders: Dems should get credit for killing AHCA

Sophie Tatum  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 11:32am

Sen. Bernie Sanders and President Donald Trump seem to agree on one thing when it comes to the failure of the GOP health care bill: Blame the Democrats.

Report: University leader got fitness freebies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 11:30am

An investigation has found that the outgoing leader of the University of California's Berkeley campus improperly accepted free benefits, mostly related to personal fitness.

American guilty of attacking Japanese tourist gets 22 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 11:22am

A western New York man found guilty of attacking a Japanese tourist in a Niagara Falls park has been sentenced to 22 years in prison.

Korean War soldier from Massachusetts to get final farewell

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 10:53am

A Korean War soldier from Massachusetts is finally getting a proper farewell 67 years after he was reported missing in action.

Ex-CIA chief: Flynn's firm discussed removing cleric from US

Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 10:44am

Former CIA Director James Woolsey has accused the Trump administration's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, of participating in a discussion with Turkish officials about possibly subverting the U.S. extradition process to remove a Turkish cleric from the United States.

Mourners pack church, streets for medic struck by ambulance

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 10:44am

Thousands of mourners packed a Bronx church Saturday and filled the streets outside for the funeral of an emergency worker who was struck by her own ambulance and killed after the vehicle was stolen.

Tens of thousands in London protest Britain's EU departure

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 10:22am

Tens of thousands protested Saturday under sunny skies in London against plans for Britain to withdraw from the European Union.

Ohio police: Driver shot, killed after hitting boy, 4

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 10:05am

Police in Cincinnati say a driver was shot and killed after his car hit a 4-year-old boy who was in the street.

Security, parking, garbage irk Ivanka Trump's DC neighbors

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 9:54am

Residents of a posh Washington neighborhood say Ivanka Trump and her family don't make for very good neighbors, taking up much of the parking on an already crowded street and leaving trash bags at the curb for days. A big part of the complaint: a huge security presence, with even a trip to the playground requiring three vans.

Self-inflicted collapse chokes GOP effort to undo Obamacare

Alan Fram and Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 9:20am

House Republicans passed roughly 60 bills over the past six years dismembering President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Other than minor tweaks, they knew the measures would go nowhere because the Democrat still lived in the White House.