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Utah school district considers later high school start time

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 4:00pm

School officials in Park City are taking steps to become the first public school district in Utah to implement a later start time for high school students.

'Still one of us': 92-year-old gets Purple Heart from WWII

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 3:44pm

A 92-year-old North Carolina man has finally received the Purple Heart he earned more than 70 years ago while fighting in Belgium during World War II.

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1 dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub gunfight

John Minchillo and Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 3:33pm

A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 others wounded after a dispute among several patrons escalated into a shootout, authorities said.

33 reptiles found dead at Knoxville zoo; cause is unknown

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 3:30pm

Thirty-three reptiles were found dead last week at the Knoxville zoo, and officials there say they have no clues yet about how it happened.

The Latest: 2 critical, 3 stable after nightclub shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 3:20pm

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Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 3:11pm

President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, as aides signaled a greater willingness to work with moderate Democrats on upcoming legislative battles from the budget and tax cuts to health care.

Officials: White House fence jumper tried again, at Treasury

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 2:53pm

The Secret Service says a woman who got tangled up by her shoelaces after trying to jump the White House fence last week has been arrested again after a similar stunt.

Powerful winds, large hail take aim at Southern Plains

Justin Juozapavicius, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 2:52pm

Golf ball-sized hail and powerful winds are expected to roll through parts of the Southern Plains late Sunday, marking the latest round of turbulent weather across the Midwest and South, forecasters said.

Police: 'No apparent reason' for shooting on Vegas Strip bus

Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 2:52pm

A man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire "for no apparent reason" as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor, police said Sunday.

US-backed forces capture Syrian air base from IS

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 2:35pm

U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces captured a strategically important air base from Islamic State militants in north Syria on Sunday in the first major victory for the group since the U.S. airlifted the forces behind enemy lines four days ago.

California slaying victims are mom, 2 kids and another woman

Christopher Weber and Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 2:14pm

The four people killed last week in a quiet Northern California neighborhood include a woman and her two children, authorities said Sunday.

The Latest: Hail, powerful winds expected in Southern Plains

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 2:14pm

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Settlements for 2 men over police officer's use of stun gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 2:10pm

Two men hit with a stun gun by the same South Carolina police officer who killed a black motorist will get almost $80,000 combined for dropping their lawsuits against North Charleston.

Ahoy, justices! Floating home case winner back to high court

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 2:06pm

Four years ago, Fane Lozman won an improbable longshot victory when the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with him that his floating home was a house, not a vessel subject to seizure by a Florida city.

Opponents: Arkansas exposure bill targets transgender people

Tafi Mukunyadzi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 1:53pm

An Arkansas lawmaker wants to expand the state's indecent exposure law in a move that opponents say could criminalize transgender people's use of bathrooms.

The Latest: Co-worker: California victim had martial woes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 1:44pm

The Latest on the slayings of four people in Sacramento (all times local):

Judge says Pulse lawsuit may be tossed out of federal court

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 1:11pm

A judge says a lawsuit brought by victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre against the gunman's employer and wife may be tossed out of federal court.

Trawler captain evacuated by Coast Guard off Virginia coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 1:10pm

A Coast Guard helicopter crew has conducted a medical evacuation off the coast of Virginia after receiving an emergency alert from a fishing vessel.

Trump's border-wall proposal faces many obstacles

Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 12:26pm

President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the "big, beautiful wall" that he's promised to build on the U.S.-Mexico border. But his effort to build a huge hurdle to those entering the U.S. illegally faces impediments of its own.