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Police: Virginia man shot, injured after standoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:43am

A Virginia man is hospitalized in stable condition after police shot him following a standoff.

Evacuations ordered near wildfire in northeast Washington

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:43am

People living near a wildfire in northeast Washington state have been ordered to evacuate.

Driver of Texas tractor-trailer charged with transporting immigrants in US illegally resulting in deaths of 10 people

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:41am

Driver of Texas tractor-trailer charged with transporting immigrants in US illegally resulting in deaths of 10 people.

The Latest: Truck driver charged with human trafficking

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:41am

The Latest on the deaths of 10 people whose bodies were found in a roasting tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio, Texas (all times local):

1 dead, 2 missing amid flooding in West Virginia, Kentucky

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:31am

Authorities say one person is dead and two are missing after heavy rains caused flooding in areas of West Virginia and Kentucky.

The Latest: Paul Ryan defends Special Counsel Robert Mueller

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:31am

The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigations (all times local):

Nobody hurt as 21 coal-hauling cars derail in San Antonio

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:23am

Officials say 21 freight cars hauling coal from Wyoming have derailed in South Texas during searing heat that reached 100 degrees (38 Celsius).

SC couple settles roadside cavity search case

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:23am

A black South Carolina couple has settled a lawsuit filed after they accused police of subjecting them to illegal body searches.

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Trump son-in-law Kushner at Capitol, denies Russia collusion

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:22am

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner denied Monday that he colluded with Russians in the course of President Donald Trump's White House bid, declaring in a statement ahead of interviews with congressional committees that he has "nothing to hide."

Charges dropped in Ohio police shooting of unarmed black man

Lisa Cornwell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:21am

A judge in Cincinnati on Monday dismissed the charges against a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist during a traffic stop, after a county prosecutor declined to pursue a third murder trial in the case.

Damage, power outages reported after Maryland severe weather

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:21am

A National Weather Service team is headed to Maryland's Eastern Shore to determine whether a tornado touched down there.

James A. Finley, longtime AP photographer in St. Louis, dies

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:11am

James A. Finley, an acclaimed photojournalist who served as a mentor to countless others during his 22 years as The Associated Press staff photographer in St. Louis, has died. He was 76.

Miami shows embrace Cuba-based artists, as tensions linger

Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:05am

President Donald Trump's effort to reverse a historic opening with Cuba is raising tensions in South Florida, where some wealthy patrons and institutions are hoping art can unify Cuban exiles and Cubans on the island.

Motorcade escorting remains of Marine killed in plane crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:50am

A motorcade of veterans and motorcycle clubs is escorting the remains of a Marine killed in a military plane crash in Mississippi home to New Jersey.

US student is freed after week held in China in taxi dispute

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:50am

An American university student is free after being detained for a week in China for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who manhandled his mother during a fare dispute, in a case that brought U.S. lawmakers to the student's defense.

Death toll reaches 10 in immigrant-smuggling case in Texas

Eric Gay and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:31am

The death toll climbed to 10 in the case of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants, federal authorities said Monday as a suspect in the smuggling case awaited a court appearance.

Court hearing could decide fate of dog pardoned by governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:31am

A court hearing could determine the fate of a dog that was due to be euthanized before Maine's governor tried to grant the pooch clemency.

Deputy strikes unrelated car during chase, killing driver

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:01am

A South Carolina man has died after a sheriff's deputy struck his car while chasing a stolen vehicle.

Comic-Con hits: 'Black Panther,' Batman, 'Stranger Things'

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:54am

From "Black Panther" to Batman, "Stranger Things" to "Blade Runner 2049," and "Ready Player One" to Rep. John Lewis, Comic-Con had something for almost every pop-culture appetite.