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Homeless college students a growing concern on campuses

Chris Ehrmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 11:42am

Jennifer Carr knows she's not the profile of a typical college student. The Detroit-area woman is 37 and has battled alcohol and heroin addiction. She's also been homeless in the past and even now is categorized as someone who is precariously housed.

Trump: Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 11:20am

Making a final push, President Donald Trump said he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on a health overhaul to replace "the dead carcass of Obamacare" and signaled that last-minute changes were coming to win enough support for passage. GOP critics expressed doubt over a successful vote this week.

The Latest: Dad, daughter catch teen who fell from ride

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 11:04am

The Latest on the 14-year-old girl who fell from an amusement park ride. (all times local):

Gay pride parades sound a note of resistance _ and face some

Rebecca Gibian, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 10:54am

Gay pride parades Sunday in New York, San Francisco and other cities are spotlighting resistance to what participants see as new pressure on gay rights, while contending with the prospect of protests over the events' own diversity and direction.

Kidnapped Border Patrol agent says he feared for family

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 10:10am

An off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas tells investigators he got into a vehicle with two men who then allegedly kidnapped and attacked him to get them away from his family.

Wyoming man acknowledges killing former roommate with hammer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 9:41am

A Wyoming man has acknowledged killing his former roommate with a claw hammer during an argument.

Ohio Air Force base recognized for bee conservation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 9:30am

An Ohio Air Force base has been recognized for its efforts to save bee populations.

US urges Qatar, neighbors to 'sit together' to ease tension

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 9:30am

The United States says some demands on Qatar (KUH'-tur) by its Mideast neighbors "will be very difficult to meet." But the U.S. isn't rejecting the demands outright.

Jury deliberations in 'Baby Doe' murder trial nearing Day 5

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 9:23am

Jury deliberations are to continue this week in the trial of a man accused of killing a 2-year-old girl known as "Baby Doe" after her body washed up on a Boston Harbor island.

Woman accused of lying about rape to decide on plea deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 9:12am

A former Sacred Heart University student accused of lying about being raped by two school football players in Connecticut is to decide this week on a plea deal offer that calls for a two-year prison sentence.

Wyoming ski resort offers via ferrata feature

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 9:00am

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in northwest Wyoming is offering novice mountain climbers a way to safely get the thrill of climbing without a rope.

Crowd catches teen falling from park ride; no serious injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 8:50am

A teenager fell about 25 feet (about 8 meters) from a stopped gondola ride at an upstate New York amusement park Saturday night, tumbling into a crowd of park guests and employees gathered below to catch her before she hit the ground.

3-year-old boy dies after he's found in hot car in Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 8:50am

Police in Texas say a three-year-old has died after he climbed into a hot car that was parked in the yard of his Fort Worth home.

Gerrymandering not a factor in Wyoming GOP dominance

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 8:47am

Republicans dominate the Wyoming Legislature without relying on the old political trick of gerrymandering, or adjusting political boundaries to gain an unfair advantage in elections, an analysis by The Associated Press found.

CIA chief: Intel leaks on the rise, cites leaker 'worship'

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 8:22am

CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America's secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the "worship" of leakers like Edward Snowden.

AP analysis indicates Idaho district lines favor Republicans

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 8:12am

Republicans have controlled the Idaho Legislature for nearly six decades, but a national Associated Press analysis shows that the state GOP may have gained even more control last fall with the help of Republican-friendly districts.

Lawsuits: Officer used excessive force in several cases

Dave Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 7:53am

Eight brutality lawsuits settled over the past 10 months paint a disturbing picture of a former Connecticut police officer accused of beating people while they were handcuffed and ordering his police dog to attack others who were not resisting arrest.

War and waste: cautionary tales as US ponders Afghan boost

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 5:54am

One shirt, one pair of pants.

LAPD chief urges cadets to be ethical in wake of scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:34am

Police Chief Charlie Beck told graduating cadets on Saturday to "be strong. Be ethically correct. Do the right thing" after a scandal in the youth program involving allegations of stolen police cars and underage sex.