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By embracing Russia, Trump bumps up against top advisers

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 6:31am

President Donald Trump's persistent overtures toward Russia are placing him increasingly at odds with his national security and foreign policy advisers, who have long urged a more cautious approach to dealing with the foreign adversary.

US lawsuit: Ohio city let sewage into Lake Erie tributaries

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 6:20am

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department have sued the Ohio city of Cleveland Heights, saying it allowed raw sewage to flow into Lake Erie tributaries.

Lawsuit: Ohio police shooting of black man wasn't justified

Kantele Franko, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 6:20am

A lawsuit alleges Ohio police shot and mortally wounded a black man without justification and conspired to provide misleading information about the July 7 confrontation.

Burundi robotics team missing after competition in DC

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 6:01am

Six teenage members of the Burundi robotics team have been reported missing after competing in an international competition in Washington.

Florida house where OJ Simpson lived listed for $1.3 million

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 6:01am

What happened to the Florida home where O.J. Simpson lived with his children after his acquittal in the death of his ex-wife and her friend?

Trump's critique of Sessions reflects long-held frustrations

Julie Pace and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 5:51am

President Donald Trump's extraordinary public denouncement of Attorney General Jeff Sessions reflected a long-simmering frustration with one of his staunchest allies, but was not a calculated attempt to force Sessions from the Cabinet, according to two Trump advisers.

Video: Florida man shoots 2 AT&T trucks in driveway

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 5:41am

Authorities say a Florida man shot at two AT&T trucks because they were parked in front of his driveway.

Suspect faces arraignment in kidnapping of China scholar

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 5:41am

An arraignment is scheduled for a 28-year-old man charged in the abduction of a University of Illinois scholar from China.

Minneapolis officer doesn't have to talk to state agents

Amy Forliti and Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 5:00am

A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a woman who had called 911 to report a possible rape still hasn't spoken with investigators and doesn't have to, but he will be compelled to give a statement to his department as part of an internal investigation.

Hearing set for man who drove into graveside service

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 4:26am

A man who drove into a graveside service at a South Carolina cemetery is expected in court on 12 counts of attempted murder.

Kentucky GOP official accused of indecent exposure resigns

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 4:07am

Officials say a man who served as a county chairman for the Kentucky Republican Party has resigned after he was arrested in Tennessee on accusations he exposed himself in a restroom.

Guns and roses: 2 Mississippi law officers saying 'I do'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:43am

Two officers at the same Mississippi sheriff's department are becoming husband and wife.

New Gulf Coast amusement park opening in Alabama

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:43am

An Alabama Indian tribe is opening the largest amusement park on the northern Gulf Coast.

Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate committees

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:00am

Members of the Trump campaign's inner circle, including his eldest son and son-in-law, are being called before Senate committees next week to talk about the 2016 election.

House GOP defiant on health bill amid Senate uncertainty

Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 2:51am

Vulnerable House Republicans stood defiant about their support for an unpopular bill to repeal Obamacare as the effort languished in the Senate, leaving them to face angry voters with, perhaps, nothing to show for it.

Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate committees

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 2:50am

Members of the Trump campaign's inner circle, including his eldest son and son-in-law, are being called before Senate committees next week to talk about the 2016 election.

Thousands flee raging wildfire near Yosemite National Park

Scott Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 2:27am

A blaze burning in foothills west of Yosemite National Park destroyed dozens of structures and forced thousands to flee Gold Rush-era towns but fire crews have been able to stop it from reaching a threatened community on the foothills of the Sierra Nevada.

Loss of 10 relatives in flood leaves hole in Arizona town

Anita Snow and Clarice Silber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 2:10am

Maria Raya-Garcia almost didn't get the weekend off to celebrate her birthday beside a popular swimming hole in Arizona.

Couple pleads guilty to enslaving children from South Korea

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 12:40am

A New York City couple has pleaded guilty to enslaving two children from South Korea who were in their care.