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The Latest: Trump places wreath at Arlington

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:30am

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

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.

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):