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'Media Day' at the White House favors conservative outlets

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:20am

The White House is hosting a day's worth of live broadcasts to tout President Donald Trump's first six months in office using a media group that promotes Christian and conservative values.

ICE: Massachusetts court decision 'weakens' law enforcement

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:10am

A U.S. immigration official says Massachusetts' highest court put communities at risk when it ruled that police do not have the authority to detain people suspected of being in the U.S. illegally.

Trump asks about firing Sessions, calls his position 'weak'

Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:01am

President Donald Trump has spoken with advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions and launched a fresh Twitter tirade Tuesday against the man who was the first U.S. senator to endorse his candidacy.

The Latest: WH aide suggests that Trump wants Sessions gone

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 7:57am

The Latest on President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local):

Senate Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort to testify

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 7:57am

Senate Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort to testify.

Man gets 7 years in prison for attack on TV news crew

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 7:29am

A 27-year-old man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for attacking a television news crew as they worked on a story about an art display in Niagara Falls last year.

Kushner returns to Capitol Hill for 2nd day of interviews

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 7:03am

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner will return to Capitol Hill Tuesday for a second day of private meetings with congressional investigators, this time for a closed-door conversation with lawmakers on the House Intelligence Committee.

No further injuries found after tornado hits Eastern Shore

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:45am

Officials say they've completed house-to-house searches after a tornado touched down on Maryland's Eastern Shore and didn't find anyone trapped or in danger.

Philadelphia police find 'Kill A Cop' graffiti, offer reward

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:45am

Philadelphia police are investigating spray-painted graffiti that urges people to "kill a cop," and the police union is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest.

When he travels, Trump favors states that voted for him

Julie Bykowicz and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:40am

President Donald Trump surveyed the crowd of thousands of Boy Scouts at their summit Monday and assessed, "There's a lot of love in this big, beautiful place. And a lot of love for our country." He singled out for affection West Virginia, a state that gave him his largest margin of victory in November.

Alligator bites man several times at Florida retention pond

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:40am

Authorities say a man was bitten several times by an alligator at a retention pond in Florida.

McCain's return, heavy with drama for 'Obamacare' repeal

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:26am

At the twilight of a storied career and battling a brain tumor, Sen. John McCain stands poised to deliver for his party and his president on the issue that's defined the GOP for the past seven years.

8 Indiana siblings rack up 448 years of combined marriage

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:26am

Eight siblings who grew up in southwestern Indiana have amassed nearly 450 years of combined marriage.

2 rescued after climbing Philadelphia Ben Franklin Bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 5:30am

Two people are under arrest after police rescued them from atop Philadelphia's Ben Franklin Bridge.

Virginia to test Natural Bridge arch for long-term stability

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 5:14am

Virginia officials plan to use ground-penetrating radar to test the long-term stability of Natural Bridge, the landmark limestone arch that supports part of U.S. Route 11.

Man accused of 4 sexual assaults in NYC is arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 5:08am

Police in New York City have arrested a man they say sexually assaulted four women.

Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to US

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 5:01am

When Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, was awakened Sunday morning with news that migrants were found dead inside a sweltering tractor-trailer outside a San Antonio Walmart, his mind flashed back to 2003, when he stood at the back of a truck about 120 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of San Antonio that carried 19 dead migrants.

Mexican officials: At least 25 people in truck were Mexican

Frank Bajak and Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 4:40am

The tractor-trailer was pitch-black inside, crammed with maybe 90 immigrants or more, and already hot when it left the Texas border town of Laredo for the 150-mile trip north to San Antonio.

Local business, visitors impacted by NC forest manhunt

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 4:30am

The search for an armed suspect believed to be in a national forest in North Carolina is keeping visitors away and causing businesses in the area to lose customers during their most lucrative time of year.

Warrant: Woman "slapped" squad car before police shooting

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 4:20am

A woman approached the back of a Minneapolis police car and "slapped" it shortly before an Australian woman was shot and killed by an officer, according to a search warrant filed by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.