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Tropical Storm Gaston is moving northwest in the Atlantic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 11:10am

Tropical Storm Gaston is moving northwestward in the Atlantic with no change in strength.

Man convicted of lying to become citizen gets nearly 5 years

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 11:10am

A man convicted of getting U.S. citizenship fraudulently after prosecutors said he failed to disclose he was a guard at a concentration camp during the Bosnian War has been sentenced to serve nearly five years in federal prison.

Man sentenced in vampire role-playing, teen sex case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 11:02am

A Pennsylvania man who had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl as part of a vampire role-playing game that included drinking her blood must spend 10 years on probation, the first two confined to his home.

How to pay less for your prescription drugs, legally

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:58am

Even a not-so-pricey drug can add up to a nightmare expense when it needs to be refilled every month.

Governor cites 'misperception' on Michigan school closures

David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:50am

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is urging calm before the state releases a list of its lowest-performing public schools, saying there's a "misperception" schools will be closed.


Activist discovers iPhone spyware, sparking security update

Raphael Satter, Jon Gambrell and Daniella Cheslow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:44am

The suspicious text message that appeared on Ahmed Mansoor's iPhone promised to reveal details about torture in the United Arab Emirates' prisons. All Mansoor had to do was click the link.

Ebola survivor to nurse students: Be the best of the best

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:40am

An American woman treated for the Ebola virus at Emory University Hospital said health care workers continue to learn more about the disease she contracted in 2014 while volunteering in the west African country of Liberia.

The Latest: Suspect in New Mexico killing was on probation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:40am

The Latest on the gruesome killing of a 10-year-old girl from Albuquerque, New Mexico (all times local):

Police seek man who posed as Uber driver, attacked woman

Jeff Martin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:40am

Atlanta police investigating a woman's report that she was sexually assaulted by an Uber driver say they now believe the suspect posed as an Uber driver to lure her into his car, the most recent of several attacks by phony Uber drivers around the nation.

West Jordan councilman pleads not guilty after July crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:30am

A West Jordan City Council member has pleaded not guilty to leaving the scene of an accident.

Idaho voters to have 8 options for presidential candidates

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:21am

Idaho has swung for Republican presidential candidates for more than four decades, but voters will still have plenty of options for those who don't want to pick either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton come November.

Officer shot in neck after protecting a father from his son

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:20am

A police officer responding to a dispute between a father and son in eastern Tennessee was shot to death after helping get the elder man to safety, authorities said Friday.

Slain nuns leave void in Mississippi community they served

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:20am

The two nuns who were killed in Mississippi were by all accounts some of the most friendly, helpful people in town, cooking and caring for anyone in their poor community — making their slayings all the more puzzling.

Teen boy behind Colorado medical pot law dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:10am

A 15-year-old Colorado boy who helped pass a law requiring schools to allow students to use medical marijuana has died.

Maine governor leaves obscene tirade on lawmaker's voicemail

Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:10am

Republican Gov. Paul LePage has unleashed an obscene tirade on a Democratic legislator, leaving him a voicemail message that said "I am after you" and telling reporters he wished it were 1825 so he could challenge the lawmaker to a duel and point a gun between his eyes.

Co-pilot arrested in Michigan on suspicion of being drunk

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:01am

A charter airline is praising a pilot who blew the whistle on a co-pilot he suspected of being drunk before a plane was scheduled to take off from an airport in northern Michigan.

Officials to test mucky American Fork creek for heavy metals

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:01am

Officials are expected to test the mucky creek running down American Fork Canyon for heavy metals amid the ongoing investigation into the murky water.

The Latest: Robotic competition helps support flood recovery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 9:51am

The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local):

Cincinnati sees estimated 78 heroin overdoses in 2 days

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 9:50am

Police in Cincinnati are asking for the public's help in finding the source of the suspected heroin behind an estimated 78 overdoses in two days this week.