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Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:35pm

California authorities say they will wait for a stretch of Highway 1 to stabilize again before going in to assess damage from a massive new landslide along the iconic coast road.

Court schedules 2nd execution attempt for Ohio killer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:26pm

The Ohio Supreme Court has set a new execution date for a convicted killer who survived a botched execution attempt in 2009.

No rush for charges in 'Angel of Death' fatal prison beating

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:26pm

Ohio authorities investigating the fatal prison beating of a serial killer dubbed the "Angel of Death" say they're in no hurry to file charges.

Survivors: Help build congresswoman mass shooting memorial

Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:26pm

Survivors of the mass shooting that left former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords severely wounded are pleading with the public to help pay for a long-planned memorial after state funding fell through during this year's Legislative session.

2-year-old boy drowns in river

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:13pm

A 2-year-old boy has drowned after falling into a river.

Ohio school gives honorary diploma to Holocaust survivor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:13pm

An Ohio high school that developed a special bond with a Holocaust survivor has honored her with a diploma.

Montana road crews hope to open Beartooth Pass on Friday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:43pm

Crews are scrambling to clear the snowpack on Beartooth Pass on the Montana-Wyoming border in hopes of opening the highway Friday.

Mississippi lawmaker apologizes for calling for lynching

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:16pm

A Mississippi lawmaker has apologized for saying Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments, only after his comment sparked broad condemnation in both states.

Prosecutor: Too early to call school stabbing a hate crime

Jessica Gresko and Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:10pm

Authorities appealed for patience Monday from two college communities reacting in shock, fear and anger after a white University of Maryland student was arrested in what police called the unprovoked stabbing of a black Bowie State University student.

Grassroots efforts grapple with sex violence in US schools

Justin Pritchard, Gillian Flaccus and Reese Dunklin, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:04pm

A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed — sexual aggression among classmates.

The Latest: Hundreds attend vigil of college stabbing victim

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:54pm

The Latest on the stabbing death of a visiting student at the University of Maryland (all times local):

FBI: Passenger appeared intoxicated, needed help onto plane

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:34pm

A man who caused a disturbance on a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu had no luggage other than a laptop and needed a wheelchair to board the plane because he was under the influence of drugs or alcohol, according to court documents released Monday.

The Latest: Disruptive passenger to get competency exam

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:24pm

The Latest on a man who caused a disruption on a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu (all times local):

Report: Poor roads on tribal lands lead to school absences

Clarice Silber, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:17pm

The federal government released a report Monday that casts a critical light on the poor conditions of roads on tribal lands nationwide, highlighting the widespread challenge of getting Native American children to school during bad weather.

Trump's $4.1T budget relies on deep domestic cuts

Andrew Taylor and Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:17pm

President Donald Trump's proposed $4.1 trillion budget slashes safety net programs for the poor, targeting food stamps and Medicaid, while relying on rosy projections about the nation's economic growth to balance the budget within 10 years.

Former town board member gets life for fatal stabbing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:17pm

A former town board member in northern Colorado has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally stabbing a woman who prosecutors say disrespected his biker gang.

Prosecutor: Bullet meant for suicide killed another person

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:06pm

Alaska authorities found one shell casing after a man tried to shoot and kill himself but the bullet passed through his head and took the life of his girlfriend, a prosecutor said Monday.

Ethics office blasts Trump refusal to disclose lobby waivers

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:52pm

The message from a senator to the government ethics office: Use your authority to force the president to reveal how many waivers he's granted to ex-lobbyists in his new administration.

The Latest: Dems alarmed by report on Trump, intel bosses

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:30pm

The Latest on ongoing investigations into Russia's alleged interference with the U.S. election (all times local):

Flynn rejects Trump-Russia probe subpoena; Dems say he lied

Chad Day and Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:16pm

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the investigation into Russia's election meddling. Then a top House Democrat cited new evidence he said appeared to show Flynn lied on a security clearance background check.