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2 GOP lawmakers take seats after special election wins

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 6:16pm

The Republican winner of the most expensive House race ever took her seat representing Atlanta's outskirts Monday evening, along with a South Carolina Republican who claimed a narrower-than-expected victory to retain a strongly Republican seat.

Trump, Modi exchange hugs during Rose Garden statements

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 6:16pm

So much for handshakes. President Donald Trump found out Monday that India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a hugger.

Utah wildfire grows to largest active fire in US

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:53pm

The nation's largest wildfire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake.

Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger US-India ties

Matthew Pennington and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:53pm

Hugging outside the White House Monday, President Donald Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi heralded an increasingly close strategic partnership as the U.S. branded a top militant from neighboring Pakistan as a "global terrorist."

Montana woman mauled to death by dogs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:53pm

A Montana woman suffered fatal injuries when she was mauled by two dogs over the weekend.

Bombs found in Montana home linked to bank robberies

Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:42pm

Federal agents found homemade bombs in the Montana home of a man they suspect is the "AK-47 Bandit," who is wanted for a string of bank robberies and is accused of shooting at a Kansas state trooper, according to authorities and court documents filed Monday.

Increased bear maulings puzzle Alaska wildlife officials

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:42pm

Two more Alaskans were mauled by bears over the weekend, bringing the number of bear attacks in the state to four in less than a week, including two fatalities.

Prosecutors use Joe Arpaio's immigration talk against him

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:42pm

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal trial opened Monday over his defiance of the courts in traffic patrols that targeted immigrants, marking the most aggressive effort to hold the former lawman of metro Phoenix accountable for tactics that critics say racially profiled Latinos.

Q&A: Murkiness follows Supreme Court's action on travel ban

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:42pm

On again, off again, off again, off again and now, partly back on: That's the peculiar route of President Donald Trump's travel ban after a Supreme Court decision Monday allowing a limited version to take effect.

Interior Department OKs survey for Alaska wilderness road

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:42pm

A proposed road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska, rejected by President Barack Obama, is getting new life in the Donald Trump administration.

The Latest: New Georgia, South Carolina lawmakers sworn in

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:40pm

The Latest on new House members (all times EDT):

No immediate ruling on fate of Texas' 'sanctuary city' law

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:33pm

A federal judge Monday questioned the reach of a new Texas "sanctuary cities" law supported by the Trump administration but that four of the nation's largest cities, some police chiefs and immigrant-rights groups are trying to stop taking effect in September.

No bond for suspect in N. Carolina teen's disappearance

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:30pm

A man has been denied bond in the case of a North Carolina teenager who was found in a Georgia home after disappearing more than a year ago.

Police: Man allegedly used his prosthetic leg to hit wife

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:30pm

An Ohio man accused of using one of his prosthetic legs to hit his wife has been arrested on a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence.

2 corrections officers among 4 arrested at Kansas City jail

Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:24pm

Two corrections officers were among four people arrested in a contraband smuggling operation at the county jail in Kansas City, Missouri, after roughly 200 law enforcers searched the facility early Monday.

Air show attendance down after Air Force Thunderbirds cancel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:24pm

An Ohio air show's attendance was lower than expected after the Air Force Thunderbirds cancelled performances when an F-16D fighter jet left the runway and flipped over upon landing during preparation for the show.

Getaway driver gets life sentence in deadly mall carjacking

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:20pm

The getaway driver in a deadly carjacking at an upscale New Jersey mall has been sentenced to life in prison.

The Latest: Trump says US-India relationship never better

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:20pm

The Latest on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with President Donald Trump (all times EDT):

Reversal of death penalty for cop killer won't be appealed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:13pm

Federal prosecutors have decided not to appeal a ruling overturning the death penalty against a man convicted in the 2003 slaying of two undercover New York Police Department detectives.

Idaho website hacked with pro-Islamic State message

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:13pm

Idaho officials are currently working to restore a government website that was hacked with a message that claims to support the Islamic State terrorist group.