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Lawyers: Police wrongly arrested some on Inauguration Day

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 4:11pm

Some innocent observers, including two journalists, were improperly swept up in a group of 230 people arrested after self-described anti-capitalists began breaking windows in Washington on Inauguration Day, lawyers said.

Severe storms: Death toll hits 16 amid Southeast tornadoes

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 4:01pm

Powerful storms kicked up apparent tornadoes and pushed the weekend death toll to 16 people killed and dozens injured as a fast-moving storm system punched through the Southeast for a second day on Sunday, authorities said.

Trump, amid combative start, pledges to rise to moment

Lisa Lerer and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 3:43pm

After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and sought to reassure Americans he was up to the daunting task ahead, as he turned to the business of government.

The Latest: Huge waves break apart historic California ship

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 3:31pm

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More tornadoes ahead as death toll reaches 16 in southeast US

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 3:23pm

Deadly weather in the Southeast killed 16 people and injured dozens more, authorities said Sunday, as residents along the Georgia-Florida line braced for more intense, fast-moving storms - including unusually strong "long track" twisters.

After mass turnout, can protests turn into political impact?

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 3:16pm

Deb Szeman, a self-described "homebody," had never participated in a demonstration before hopping on an overnight bus from her home in Charlotte, North Carolina, to attend the women's march on Washington.

1 dead, 1 injured after a 3-vehicle crash in Heber City

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 3:11pm

Authorities say a paramedic is dead after a three-vehicle crash near Strawberry Reservoir in Heber City.

The Latest: Trump, Netanyahu speak about peace, other issues

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 3:03pm

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Ogden police investigating fatal shooting outside a store

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 2:41pm

Police are investigating the death of man who was shot near a convenience store in Ogden.

Northern Idaho authorities clear deputy in fatal crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 2:41pm

Northern Idaho officials have cleared a Kootenai County sheriff's deputy who struck and killed a pedestrian while driving a patrol vehicle.

Texas governor threatens funding cut over sanctuary cities

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 2:31pm

A Central Texas sheriff's announcement her agency will be scaling back its cooperation with federal immigration agents has prompted Gov. Greg Abbott to say his office will be cutting funding for the county.

Trump nomination to lead State picks up support in Senate

Anne Flaherty, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 2:22pm

Rex Tillerson, the former Exxon Mobil executive with close business ties to Russia, saw his prospects of becoming secretary of state brighten Sunday after gaining the support of two influential Republican senators who had wavered on the nomination.

Classes to resume Tuesday at school where students wounded

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 2:21pm

The Ohio school district where two students were wounded in a school shooting plans to resume classes Tuesday.

California storm causes flooding, triggers evacuations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 2:21pm

Fast-moving floodwaters swept through mountain communities and residents fled homes below hillsides scarred by wildfires as the third — and largest — in the latest series of storms brought powerful rain Sunday and warnings about damaging mudslides.

Wyoming congresswoman Cheney says Trump is wrong on NATO

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 2:11pm

Wyoming congresswoman Liz Cheney says President Donald Trump's views on NATO are wrong and she hopes he changes them.

20 years since avalanche killed 3 experienced skiers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 1:35pm

It has been 20 years since a northern Utah avalanche engulfed and killed three experienced backcountry skiers.

Former mayor's Wild West dream heads for courthouse showdown

Mark Scolforo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 1:20pm

An obsession with the Wild West compelled then-Mayor Steve Reed to scour the country for artifacts and plan for a museum to house them all in the unlikely location of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Man charged in rush-hour explosion that damaged a police car

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 1:11pm

Police have charged a man they believe is responsible for a rush-hour bombing that damaged a Boston police cruiser but caused no serious injuries.

Some question push for tougher penalties for attacking cops

Summer Ballentine, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 1:01pm

Gov. Eric Greitens is pushing to toughen Missouri's already stiff penalties for attacking a police officer, reflecting similar efforts underway in other states and pleasing many in Missouri's law enforcement community, which has been on the defensive since the police killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson more than two years ago.