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The Latest: 'Bathroom law' compromise approved by Senate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 9:50am

The Latest on a compromise proposal to overturn North Carolina's "bathroom law" (all times local):

Trump allies say they're active but were MIA on health care

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 9:44am

Outside groups are promising to spend millions of dollars boosting President Donald Trump's agenda. But this political cavalry was noticeably absent during his first legislative agenda item, repealing and replacing the nation's health care law.

Officials remove cattle carcasses from Oregon reservoir

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 9:44am

Officials have removed a number of cattle carcasses from a popular reservoir just west of the Oregon-Idaho border.

A bill undoing North Carolina's contentious LGBT 'bathroom law' clears key hurdle when state senators approve measure

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 9:44am

A bill undoing North Carolina's contentious LGBT 'bathroom law' clears key hurdle when state senators approve measure.

Missing cat from California ends up in Canada years later

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 9:40am

A cat that went missing in California 2 ½ years ago has shown up many miles away in Canada.

The Latest: Russia expert says campaigns targeted speaker

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 9:40am

The Latest on the Senate intelligence committee's hearing on Russian interference in last year's presidential election (all times local):

Utah needle exchange program put on hold

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 9:30am

A Utah needle exchange program has been put on hold following concerns from law enforcement that it would encourage drug use.

'Angel of Death' serial killer dies after attack in prison

John Seewer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 9:30am

A serial killer known as the "Angel of Death" after he admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky died Thursday, two days after investigators said he was attacked in prison, Ohio's prisons department said.

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Federal judge in Hawaii extends injunction halting travel ban

Laura Jarrett, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 9:29am

A federal judge in Hawaii has granted the state's request for a longer term halt of the revised travel ban executive order. US District Court Judge Derrick Watson blocked the revised executive order two weeks ago -- but it was only a temporary halt through a restraining order. The plaintiffs asked for it to be converted into a longer term preliminary injunction, and he agreed Wednesday night.

Deal to end 'bathroom law' under fire from LGBT people

Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 9:22am

North Carolina's top Republican legislators and the Democratic governor say they have a deal to end the state's LGBT "bathroom law," which has brought negative national attention and made it harder to attract businesses and sporting events.

University of Wyoming to open Native American student center

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 9:10am

University of Wyoming officials are opening a center for Native American students that they hope will help with student recruitment and retention.

Police: 1 man shot, another injured after entering apartment

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 9:03am

Salt Lake City police say a man is dead and another is critically injured after they tried to enter someone's home.

UW Foundation worker claims she was fired in retaliation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 9:03am

A University of Wyoming employee who was fired and then rehired says the termination was an act of retaliation.

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North Carolina leaders reach deal to repeal bathroom bill, but many see flaws

Madison Park and Keith Allen, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 9:02am

Late Wednesday night, North Carolina lawmakers and the governor reached an agreement to repeal the state's controversial "bathroom bill," called HB2.

Severe storm threat shifts to Ohio Valley, southern US

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 8:51am

An unsettled weather pattern that so far this week has contributed to the deaths of six people in the Southern Plains shifted into the Ohio Valley and southern United States on Thursday, but forecasters say the next round of severe weather won't be as bad as initially anticipated.

Russia draws senators' focus in hearing on election meddling

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 8:51am

Lawmakers heading the Senate intelligence committee focused squarely on Russia as they opened a hearing Thursday on attempts at undermining the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Idaho police arrest man who had been hiding for 17 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 8:50am

Officials say a northern Idaho man arrested of unlawfully possessing firearms was handed over to the U.S. Marshal's Service.

The Latest: Bus victims in wreck ranged in age from 61 to 87

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 8:40am

The Latest on a deadly crash involving a church bus and a pickup truck in southwest Texas (all times local):

Police: Man dead after shots fired in struggle with officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 8:22am

Authorities in Delaware say a Philadelphia man is dead after shots were fired as he struggled with a police officer.

The Latest: Storm threat shifts to Ohio Valley, southern US

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 8:10am

The Latest on severe weather in the central and southern United States: (all times local):