Matthew Pennington, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 12:30pm
U.S. officials huddled Monday with key Asian powers to discuss tensions with North Korea, which have been stoked by a recent missile test and an airport killing officials believe was ordered by Pyongyang.
Jessica Gresko, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 12:18pm
The District of Columbia's Police Complaints Board says an independent consultant should examine the actions of police on Inauguration Day. More than 200 people were arrested and charged with rioting that day after protesters broke windows and set fire to a limousine.
Robert Burns and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 12:07pm
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is presenting the White House with a plan to "rapidly defeat" the Islamic State group, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday. The strategy includes significant elements of the approach President Donald Trump inherited, while potentially deepening U.S. military involvement in Syria.
Deb Riechmann, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 12:07pm
House Intelligence chairman Devin Nunes said Monday that Congress should not begin a McCarthy-style investigation based on news reports that a few Americans with ties to President Donald Trump had contacted Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Matt Volz, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 11:54am
Proposed legislation in Montana to restrict the news media's publication of fatal accident photographs on social media until the victims' next of kin is notified stalled Monday amid concerns that it would violate press freedom rights.
An inquest has been scheduled for next month in the shooting death of a Wyoming man by a Montana police officer following a standoff in a hotel lobby, Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito said Monday.
David Dishneau, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 27th - 11:34am
The uncle of a 9-year-old boy who was fatally beaten over a missing piece of birthday cake was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for handcuffing him to a chair and watching the mother's boyfriend pummel the boy senseless after weeks of escalating discipline in the apartment they shared.