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Ex-hostage's daughter finds dad's love by meeting his captor

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:40am

She tried drugs. She tried arguing. She tried writing a book. After a quarter century, the daughter of the longest-held American hostage during Lebanon's civil war says she's found her father's love. And it took coming face-to-face with one of his captors to do it.

Rhode Island governor looks to pioneer free tuition for all

Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:40am

A college-for-all idea that sparked Democratic voter enthusiasm during the presidential race could now be tested in the smallest state.

Little is known on status of US student held in North Korea

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:31am

There's been little public word about what has happened to an American college student detained in North Korea, as a new administration takes over one year later amid deep U.S. concerns about the hostile country's nuclear and missile development.

11 people killed in Georgia following severe weather

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:01am

State emergency management officials say 11 people are dead and 23 are injured after severe weather struck south Georgia.

Second student was wounded in Ohio school shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:00am

Authorities say a second student was wounded in a school shooting that left another critically injured.

The Latest: Trump aide says tax returns won't be made public

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:00am

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The Latest: Georgia governor declares state of emergency

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:00am

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More tornadoes ahead as death toll reach 15 in southeast US

Pamela Sampson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:00am

A weekend of deadly weather in the Southeast killed 15 people and injured dozens more, authorities said Sunday, while residents along the Georgia-Florida line were bracing for more intense, fast-moving storms — including unusually strong "long track" twisters.

Beachfront owners reject US help, pay for own storm barrier

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 9:24am

Oceanfront homeowners in a wealthy New Jersey shore enclave have so little faith in the government's ability to protect them from catastrophic storms that they've spent $5 million of their own money on boulders between their homes and the ocean.

West Valley City police: Teen girl wounded in mall shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 9:20am

Authorities say a 14-year-old girl remains hospitalized in critical condition after she was shot in a parking lot at a West Valley City mall.

Some question push for tougher penalties for attacking cops

Summer Ballentine, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 8:30am

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.

Wildlife officials investigate after 28 crows found dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 8:20am

More than two dozen crows were found dead this week near Nampa City Hall, and now wildlife officials are trying to figure out what happened.

The Latest: Trump changes course after denouncing protesters

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 7:51am

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The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 7:40am

CORRECTS: State emergency management officials say 11 killed, 23 injured after severe weather strikes southern Georgia. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said location was central Georgia.)

Schumer: Airlines shouldn't charge extra for overhead bin

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 7:40am

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is concerned about airlines charging passengers for the ability to use space in the overhead bin.

4 dead mourned in Mississippi storm as living begin recovery

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 3:00am

Cynthia Holland has to repair her liquor store. William Carey University has to find a place to hold classes. Michelle Kirk has to allay her 11-year-old daughter's anxieties while living in a damaged house.

Analysis: Trump promises big change, picks small fights

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 1:20am

President Donald Trump won the White House promising big changes to the nation's economy, health care system and foreign policy.

FACT CHECK: Trump uses bogus claim to knock media on reports

Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 1:11am

President Donald Trump's speech at the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency turned into the latest battle in, as he put it, his "running war with the media."

Defiant women to Trump: Your agenda won't go unchallenged

Nancy Benac and Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 1:10am

In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches in the nation's capital and cities around the world Saturday to send President Donald Trump an emphatic message on his first full day in office that they won't let his agenda go unchallenged.