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Man going to LGBT event pleads not guilty to weapons charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:40pm

An Indiana man who told police he was headed to a gay pride event in California and was found with a loaded assault rifle and chemicals mixed and ready to explode in his car has pleaded not guilty to weapons charges.

APNewsBreak: Judge approves release of jailed Mexican man

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:33pm

A Mexican man who was arrested despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children can be released from custody pending his deportation proceedings, an immigration judge ruled Tuesday.

Trump says he expects a health care deal soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:23pm

President Donald Trump says he expects to make a deal on health care, even though his first attempt failed just a few days ago.

The Latest: Coroner: Vigil held outside Cincinnati nightclub

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:20pm

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Execution statute, with firing squad, heads to Miss governor

Sarah Smith and Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:11pm

Lawmakers want Mississippi to change how it handles executions, with changes meant to overcome legal challenges to execution drugs, and possibly allow the state to use electrocution and the firing squad as death penalty methods.

Clinton jabs Trump in first major post-election speech

Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:04pm

A spirited Hillary Clinton took on the Trump administration Tuesday in one of her first public speeches since she lost the presidential election, criticizing the country's Republican leaders on everything from health care to the shortage of women appointees in top administration positions.

Similarities striking between 2 deadly Oakland fires

Paul Elias and Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:01pm

The similarities between two deadly Oakland fires that occurred nearly four months apart are striking: Each involved a dangerously dilapidated building with an absentee landlord and renters desperate for affordable housing in the expensive San Francisco Bay Area.

Federal report: Lack of markings caused 2016 fatal bus crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:00pm

Federal investigators say inadequate highway markings caused a fatal Greyhound bus crash last year that killed two people and injured 13 others, including the driver.

The Latest: 3 storm chasers killed in West Texas crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:00pm

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Chicago activists call for transparency in ICE shooting

Sophia Tareen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:52pm

Chicago activists and residents called for more transparency Tuesday as officials with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigate an agent-involved shooting that left a man wounded and raised questions about the use of force.

Man charged in rail worker death transferred to Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:52pm

Utah authorities say a man accused of killing a train worker has been transported to Wyoming where the alleged crime occurred.

Florida considering slavery memorial at state Capitol

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:52pm

Florida may construct a memorial on state Capitol grounds reminding visitors that slavery was once allowed in the nation's third-largest state.

Wells Fargo to pay $110M to settle fake account suit

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:50pm

Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over up to 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission, the bank announced Tuesday.

Baltimore police show jarring footage of SWAT shooting

Juliet Linderman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:45pm

Body camera video captured a scene rarely made public: a Baltimore SWAT supervisor ordering an officer to kill a man holding two children hostage with a knife. While the video is jarring, the footage offers an unusual window into how officers make a difficult decision to use lethal force.

Police: Bus shooting suspect says he feared larger passenger

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:42pm

A man charged with killing one man and wounding another on a double-decker Las Vegas Strip transit bus told police he fired a gun because he felt threatened by a large male passenger who sat near him and was trying to scare with gunfire, according to a police report obtained Tuesday.

The Latest: Mayor: Oakland has improved safety inspections

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:40pm

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US judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over asylum claims

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:24pm

A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought on behalf of tens of thousands of immigrants around the United States who may not have been told that they had a one-year deadline to apply for asylum.

Ex-Congressman's lawyers: Informant in Schock case broke law

Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:24pm

A staffer working for former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock secretly provided the government with a trove of emails, credit card receipts and other documents that violated the now-indicted congressman's constitutional right against unreasonable search and seizure, his lawyers argue in new court filings.

Star gymnasts testify at Congress about sex-abuse scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:20pm

Retired star gymnasts testified before Congress on Tuesday that they were sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics doctor and recommended a bill that requires tougher sex-abuse reporting for Olympic sports.