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The Latest: Kushner on Hill to answer questions about Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:50am

The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigations (all times local):

Damage, power outages reported after Maryland severe weather

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:45am

Officials on Maryland's Eastern Shore are asking residents to shelter in place after severe weather overnight caused extensive damage and knocked out power to thousands.

Court hearing could decide fate of dog pardoned by governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:45am

A court hearing could determine the fate of a dog that was due to be euthanized before Maine's governor tried to grant clemency to the pooch.

Trump son-in-law Kushner denies collusion with Russia

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:31am

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner denied Monday that he colluded with Russians in the course of President Donald Trump's successful White House bid, declaring in a statement ahead of interviews with congressional committees that he has "nothing to hide."

Woman arrested in deadly crash that was livestreamed online

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:31am

An 18-year-old woman has been arrested in California on suspicion of causing a deadly crash that she recorded live on Instagram.

Suspect to be charged Monday after 9 die in sweltering truck

Eric Gay and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:21am

A man will be charged in federal court Monday following his arrest in the deaths of nine people whose "very hot" bodies were found in a sweltering tractor-trailer in a Texas parking lot alongside nearly 20 others who were still alive but in dire condition, federal prosecutors said.

Interior pick on track for Senate approval despite lobbying

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:21am

Democrats and environmental groups are criticizing President Donald Trump's nominee for the No. 2 position at the Interior Department, arguing that David Bernhardt has continued to advise a California water district even after he withdrew his formal registration as a lobbyist last year.

Spokesman: Deputy fired after taking naked photos on duty

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:16am

A Florida sheriff's deputy has been fired after authorities say he took partially naked photos of himself while on duty at a county courthouse.

Police: New Orleans off-duty officer shot in leg

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:55am

Law enforcement agencies are searching for suspects after a New Orleans off-duty police officer was shot in the leg.

Dog dies in hot car while owner cleans Florida condos

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:00am

Authorities say a 2-year-old Chihuahua died in a hot car while its owner was cleaning condominiums in Florida.

Jared Kushner denies reports that he suggested a 'secret back channel' for communications to Russian ambassador

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 4:17am

Jared Kushner denies reports that he suggested a 'secret back channel' for communications to Russian ambassador.

Jared Kushner releases statement detailing 4 contacts with Russians during campaign, transition; denies collusion

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 4:05am

Jared Kushner releases statement detailing 4 contacts with Russians during campaign, transition; denies collusion.

Man missing amid flooding in northern Kentucky

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 3:30am

Authorities in northern Kentucky plan to resume searching Monday for a man who was swept away flooding that hit the region.

US student freed after week held in China over taxi dispute

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 1:44am

An American university student is free following a weeklong detention in China for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother during a fare dispute, in a case that drew objections over the student's treatment from U.S. lawmakers.

A frustrated Trump lashes out at Republicans

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 1:00am

President Donald Trump is expressing his frustration with fellow Republicans, saying they "do very little to protect their President."

How smugglers use trucks with sometimes deadly results

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 11:39pm

It could take months for investigators to determine what preceded the deaths of at least nine people found with dozens of ailing individuals in a tractor-trailer discovered outside a Walmart in San Antonio, Texas, in what authorities are calling an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong.

Utah restaurant stomps coastal competition, takes home 'World's Best Lobster Roll' award

Ray Boone  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:58pm

The owners of Freshies Lobster Co. didn't think they had a chance when they put their food up against restaurants located just a short stroll from the Atlantic, but they proved everyone wrong — even themselves.

Pelosi urges Dems to oppose intel bill over expedited rule

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:21pm

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is urging House Democrats to oppose the relatively routine intelligence authorization bill.

USS Constitution returns to Boston's waters after repairs

Crystal Hill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 9:51pm

The USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, returned late Sunday to Boston's waters.

US student freed after week held in China over taxi dispute

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 9:51pm

An American university student is free following a weeklong detention in China for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother during a fare dispute, in a case that drew objections over the student's treatment from U.S. lawmakers.