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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.

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 sending 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):

Flynn was warned not to accept foreign payments in 2014

Chad Day and Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:30am

Documents released by lawmakers show President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was warned when he retired from the military in 2014 not to take foreign money without "advance approval" by Pentagon authorities.

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.

Woman faces charges in Wyoming cemetery vase theft case

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

Authorities have arrested a Wyoming woman accused of stealing nearly $40,000 worth of brass vases from a cemetery and recycling the metal for cash.

NYC, Metropolitan Museum weigh mandatory admission fees

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:06am

The Metropolitan Museum of New York and the city government are weighing charging admission for the first time in the museum's nearly 125-year history.

Delaware man fatally shot by police had fired at officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:06am

Authorities in Delaware say a man fatally shot by police officers in Delaware last week had fired at an officer.

Storm-related death toll rises to 2 in North Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 7:56am

A woman has died after the North Carolina Highway Patrol said she drove around several barricades and was swept away in the flooding that has followed heavy rains earlier this week.

The Latest: Arkansas inmate asks 2 courts to spare his life

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 7:56am

The Latest on Arkansas' effort to execute a fourth inmate before its supply of a lethal injection drug expires on Sunday (all times local):