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National Park Service tweeting again after suspension

Jonathan Lemire and Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:21am

The Interior Department began tweeting again Saturday, a day after an employee shared tweets that appeared unsympathetic to President Donald Trump and prompted a temporary, department-wide freeze on tweeting from its official accounts.

The Latest: Spokesman: Suspect in double slaying dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:00am

The Latest on killing of police officer and woman in Louisiana (all times local):

Official says suspect wanted in the killing of police officer, woman in Louisiana has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:50am

Official says suspect wanted in the killing of police officer, woman in Louisiana has died.

4 dead after tornado rips through south Mississippi

Jeff Amy and Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:50am

Four people were killed, roofs were ripped from homes and churches, and trees were torn from the earth early Saturday when a tornado hitting in the dark of night ripped through a region in southern Mississippi, officials said.

In South Dakota, lawmaker dealings with interns scrutinized

James Nord and Hannah Weikel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:41am

A South Dakota House member's admission this week that he had sexual contact with two interns has raised questions — and conflicting accounts — about the ways legislators and interns interact in this tiny government town.

The Latest: Rescuers looking for dead, injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:10am

The Latest on a tornado in southern Mississippi (all times local):

Bergdahl case presents early legal test of Trump rhetoric

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:04am

A military court will weigh the real-world consequences of President Donald Trump's fiery rhetoric as Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl argues he can't get a fair trial under his new commander in chief.

Women descend on DC to push back against new president

Nancy Benac and Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:04am

Tens of thousands of women massed in the nation's capital and other cities around the globe Saturday for marches and demonstrations aimed at showing Donald Trump they won't be silent over the next four years.

Officer, woman die; suspect critical after shooting himself

Kevin McGill and Janet McGonnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:54am

Michael Louviere (LOO'-vih-her) apparently believed he had happened upon the scene of a traffic accident.

Eastern Idaho man charges with felony to child

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 7:02am

An eastern Idaho man faces a felony injury to a child charge after law enforcement officials say he reportedly shook his 5-month-old son.

Mississippi officials say three people are confirmed dead after tornado rips through Hattiesburg

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 6:21am

Mississippi officials say three people are confirmed dead after tornado rips through Hattiesburg.

Thousands expected at women's marches across the Northwest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 6:21am

Thousands are expected to hit the streets in cities across the Pacific Northwest in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington D.C.

California flood sweeps cabins, cars down coastal canyon

John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 2:30am

More than 20 people escaped injury when a flood swept cabins and vehicles down a coastal canyon as the second in a trio of storms drenched California with heavy rain and brought more snow to the mountains.

1 wounded in school shooting, 'could have been much worse'

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:40pm

A school shooting that left one student hospitalized and others scrambling out classroom windows could have been far worse if not for the heroics of staff members who stopped the shooter and had him pinned down when police arrived, authorities said.

El Chapo's new home: a jail that held mobsters, terrorists

Jake Pearson and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:31pm

In the heart of bustling lower Manhattan sits one of the country's most secure federal lockups — and the new home of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

Police: Suspect in double slaying in critical condition

Kevin McGill and Janet McGonnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:21pm

A man accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and a police officer was in critical condition after ending an hourslong standoff by shooting himself in the chest, the sheriff of a New Orleans suburb said Friday.

Canadians plead guilty to violations at parks across US West

Matthew Brown and Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:12pm

Three Canadians will be banned from federal lands for five years after pleading guilty to walking on a sensitive hot spring in Yellowstone National Park and other crimes at parks across the Western U.S., park officials said Thursday.

The Latest: Sheriff: Suspect admits shooting officer, woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:41pm

The Latest on the shooting of a police officer in a town outside New Orleans (all times local):

Trump takes charge, signs 1st executive order as assertive but untested 45th US president

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:39pm

Pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a riven nation facing an unpredictable era under his assertive but untested leadership.