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Pennsylvania school district Oks pact on immigrant students

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:10pm

A Pennsylvania school district reached a settlement Tuesday with the American Civil Liberties Union over what civil rights attorneys contend was a practice of denying older refugee and immigrant students a meaningful education by steering them to alternative high schools.

Carl Clark, WWII hero recognized 6 decades later, dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:10pm

A California man who was denied a medal of honor for his heroism during World War II for more than six decades because he was black has died. He was 100.

Felony charges for 2 who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:10pm

California prosecutors say two anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood have been charged with 15 felonies.

The Latest: 3 storm chasers killed in Texas crash identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:50pm

The Latest on severe weather across the southern plains and its impact (all times local):

White House staff also will skip correspondents dinner

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:41pm

White House staff will be skipping this year's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner along with President Donald Trump.

APNewsBreak: Judge approves release of jailed Mexican man

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:31pm

A Mexican man who has spent more than six weeks in immigration detention 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.

Federal report: Lack of markings caused 2016 fatal bus crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:31pm

Inadequate highway markings caused a fatal Greyhound bus crash in California last year that killed two people and injured 13 others, including the driver, federal officials said Tuesday.

Transgender California inmates could have bras, cosmetics

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:31pm

Transgender California prison inmates would be allowed to have bras, cosmetics and other personal items corresponding to their gender identities under proposed rules filed with state regulators on Tuesday.

Judge: Anthony Garcia competent to go through sentencing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:31pm

A judge has found a former doctor convicted of killing four people connected to an Omaha medical school is competent to face an upcoming death penalty hearing.

Clinton jabs Trump in first major post-election speech

Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:22pm

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.

OAS pushes Venezuela to engage in dialogue as tensions flare

Luis Alonso Lugo and Christine Armario, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:05pm

Members of the Organization of American States urged Venezuela's government and opposition to settle their differences through dialogue Tuesday, backing off from threats to suspend the socialist-run country and providing President Nicolas Maduro some short-term relief as he struggles to rescue the polarized nation from crisis.

Similarities striking between 2 deadly Oakland fires

Paul Elias and Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:03pm

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.

The Latest: Transgender inmates could have bras, cosmetics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:02pm

The Latest on California transgender inmates, (all times local):

Man going to LGBT event pleads not guilty to weapons charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:00pm

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.

Wife says she shot protester outside right-wing event

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:53pm

The wife of a man who was initially suspected of shooting and wounded a protester during a demonstration over the appearance of a right-wing speaker at the University of Washington has told police she was the one who fired.

The Latest: Jailed Mexican man testified at bond hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:50pm

The Latest on a judge agreeing to release Daniel Ramirez Medina, a Mexican immigrant who was arrested near Seattle despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children (all times local):

Iowa Republicans back 'fetal heartbeat' abortion legislation

Barbara Rodriguez and Linley Sanders, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:40pm

Republicans in the Iowa Legislature are backing newly filed legislation that would ban abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, prompting Democrats to threaten an all-night filibuster to delay an initial procedural vote.

The Latest: District stands behind right to free expression

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

The Latest on a lawsuit over free-speech zones at colleges (all times local):

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.