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Judge removes order blocking newspaper from reporting on boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:27pm

A judge has overturned an order preventing a newspaper from reporting on a child services complaint involving a kindergarten student who brought drugs to school twice.

White House tells Russia probers: Come see intel yourselves

Julie Pace and Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:27pm

The White House refused to say on Thursday whether it secretly fed intelligence reports to a top Republican investigating possible coordination between Russia and the 2016 Trump campaign. Fending off growing criticism, the administration invited lawmakers from both parties to view classified material it said relates to surveillance of the president's associates.

Prosecutors: Officer fatally shoots man at highway rest stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:27pm

Authorities say a New Jersey state police officer has fatally shot a man during an investigation at a highway service area.

Man who expressed support for Islamic State pleads guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:27pm

A Detroit man accused of amassing weapons, buying explosives and expressing support for the Islamic State group has pleaded guilty.

North Carolina rolls back 'bathroom bill' despite criticism

Gary D. Robertson and Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:16pm

North Carolina rolled back its "bathroom bill" Thursday in a bid to end the yearlong backlash over transgender rights that has cost the state dearly in business projects, conventions and basketball tournaments.

3 killed in home invasion broke into property earlier in day

Justin Juozapavicius, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:15pm

Three Oklahoma teenagers who were shot dead during a suspected home invasion this week broke into a detached garage on the property earlier the same day and stole liquor from a game room, authorities said Thursday.

Feds pull financial aid tool after potential data breach

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:15pm

Families applying for federal student aid are facing extra hurdles this year after a potential data breach led federal officials to remove an online tool that smoothed the process.

As war in Afghanistan drags on, Russia resurrects interest

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:15pm

As America's effort to end 16 years of war in Afghanistan yields little progress, Russia is resurrecting its own interest in the "graveyard of empires." The jockeying includes engaging the Taliban and leading a new diplomatic effort to tackle Afghanistan's future, with or without U.S. support.

As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:05pm

President Donald Trump trained his fire on members of his own party Thursday, declaring in the aftermath of the Republican's failed health care push that the conservative Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire GOP agenda. He vowed to "fight them" in 2018 if they don't get behind him.

Congress lets states block some Planned Parenthood money

Mary Clare Jalonick and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:03pm

Republican legislation letting states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers squeezed narrowly through the Senate Thursday, rescued by an ailing GOP senator who returned to the Capitol after back surgery and a tie-breaking vote by Vice President Mike Pence.

The Latest: Ad campaign urges Democrats to support Gorsuch

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:00pm

The Latest on Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court (all times local):

No joke: New England to get snow dump on April Fools' Day

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 3:54pm

A major snowstorm is brewing in New England just in time for April Fools' Day. And it's no laughing matter for the region's winter-weary residents.

The Latest: ACC considers return after 'bathroom bill' deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 3:54pm

The Latest on a compromise proposal to overturn North Carolina's "bathroom law" (all times local):

Police: Man dead after struggle had been shot earlier in day

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 3:46pm

A man who died after shots were fired in a struggle with Delaware police had been shot earlier in the day by a Philadelphia officer, authorities said Thursday.

Mexican state prosecutor held on drug charges in NYC case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 3:46pm

The attorney general for the western Mexican state of Nayarit will remain behind bars in San Diego until a hearing to determine if U.S. authorities can move him to New York City to face drug trafficking charges.

Cops: Man, 19, raped at least 6 women, starting at age 16

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 3:46pm

A 19-year-old man has been charged with assaulting nine women, and raping at least six, in attacks that began when he was 16, authorities said Thursday.

Michigan pastor accused of financial fraud worth millions

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 3:45pm

Federal regulators are accusing a pastor in Michigan of fraud, saying he used the Bible to persuade retirees and laid-off auto workers to invest more than $6 million with him.

Indianapolis museum to display letters sent to AIDS victim

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 3:37pm

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is planning a public exhibit displaying thousands of letters that people sent to Ryan White, a teenager who died of AIDS nearly 27 years ago.

Judge says he will rule later on Trump University case

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 3:37pm

A judge said Thursday he will issue a ruling at a later time on whether to accept an agreement for President Donald Trump to pay $25 million to settle lawsuits over his now-defunct Trump University.