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Some fight, others flee over Texas' immigration crackdown

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:24am

Immigrants from Arizona and elsewhere are urging grassroots resistance against Texas' recently passed crackdown on "sanctuary cities."

Vehicle hits children on Ohio street, killing 2 girls

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:20am

A vehicle struck four young people on a northeast Ohio street, leaving two girls dead.

Pastor who urged peace after cop's mistrial may reprise role

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:14am

A Cincinnati pastor, who served as a voice for the family of a black man killed by a police officer, won praise last year from a high-ranking police official for helping the community navigate the turmoil of the officer's mistrial. He is expected to reprise his role during the officer's retrial.

The Latest: Accused shooter faces capital murder charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:14am

The Latest in a shooting in Mississippi that left eight people dead (all times local):

Relative 'devastated' after shooting kills 8 in Mississippi

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:05am

Head in hands, his voice strained, Vincent Mitchell sat outside his little yellow home and tried to make sense of how a family dispute led to a rampage that killed eight people, including the deputy who tried to keep them safe.

3 of 4 Idaho GOP governor candidates have voted frequently

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:01am

Four Republican candidates are vying to be Idaho's next governor, a race that's expected to be one of the state's most competitive in 2018.

JFK's life, legacy is celebrated on his centennial

Crystal Hill, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 8:43am

The life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy, who died at 46, will be celebrated on the day he would have turned 100.

Police: Parking dispute escalates to fatal shooting; 2 dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 8:40am

Two men were fatally shot after an argument over a parking space in a crowded Florida tourist district.

The Latest: JFK's life, legacy celebrated on centennial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 8:33am

The Latest on celebrating the life and legacy of John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100 (all times local):

A sister uses her gifts to send messages to fallen soldier

Martha Irvine, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 8:14am

She begins each time by sharpening her tools, with the sound of metal on metal echoing through the sunlit old house she calls both home and workshop. Making a violin is a methodical art. For Sonja St. John, that structure is a necessity — and the routine, in many ways, a saving grace.

Judges weigh law cutting governor's elections oversight role

Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 7:50am

Lawyers for North Carolina's new Democratic governor say a new law could increase confusion in future elections, leave unethical politicians unpunished and allow campaign finance tricks to continue unabated.

The Latest: Trump tweets thanks to US service members

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 7:42am

The Latest on President Donald Trump's Memorial Day observance (all times local):

Old South monument backers embrace "Confederate Catechism"

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 7:30am

Sometimes it seems like the impassioned people who want to preserve Confederate monuments across the South are reading a different history book than the rest of the nation.

Police: Suspect killed in North Carolina had stolen gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 7:02am

Police say a man shot to death by an officer in a suburban North Carolina neighborhood had a gun he had just stolen.

Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a 'good thing'

Hope Yen and Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 6:13am

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is defending an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared Kushner to create back-channel communications with Russia as a "good thing," while the Trump administration sought to quell mounting questions over secret ties to the Kremlin.

AP Exclusive: VA drug thefts continue despite new efforts

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 5:21am

Federal authorities have launched dozens of new criminal investigations into possible opioid and other drug theft by employees at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals, a sign the problem isn't going away despite new prevention efforts.

Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

Jill Colvin and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 1:52am

President Donald Trump is assailing internal leaks as he considers an overhaul of his White House staff and grapples with a burgeoning crisis involving alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign.

More drug theft at VA: Recent cases involving health clinics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 1:42am

sometimes to the harm of patients.

Kushner's Russia ties questioned as Trump cites media 'lies'

Hope Yen and Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:31pm

Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia, saying the security clearance of President Donald Trump's son-in-law may need to be revoked.

The Latest: Trump says he favors more money for health care

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:30pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):