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The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 1:10am

Lanhee Chen, who has served as a policy adviser to several Republican presidential candidates, on how Donald Trump has seemingly wavered on his immigration policy.

North Carolina warily watching 2 tropical weather systems

Ben Finley and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 12:02am

Beachgoers, boat captains and business owners on North Carolina's Outer Banks warily eyed a potent tropical weather system that could rain out one of the last busy weeks of the summer.

Ex-aide poised to replace convicted Pennsylvania prosecutor

Marc Levy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 10:41pm

Pennsylvania lawmakers are poised to replace the state's convicted ex-attorney general with her former top deputy.

The Latest: Tropical depressions expected to strengthen

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 9:40pm

The Latest on tropical storms (all times EDT):

Police: Boy accidentally shoots self, girl in Philadelphia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 9:32pm

Police say a 13-year-old boy accidentally shot himself and a 12-year-old girl inside a Philadelphia home.

Family of Marine who died at Wisconsin VA center files suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 9:31pm

The family of a Marine veteran who died from a toxic mix of more than a dozen drugs at a U.S. Veterans Affairs facility in Tomah, Wisconsin, filed a wrongful death and medical malpractice lawsuit against the U.S. government Monday.

Raleigh police: Officer wounded, man dead after shots fired

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 9:11pm

A man was killed and a police officer wounded after shots were fired at the end of a foot chase Monday in Raleigh, an official said.

Jury awards $285K to couple arrested by Utah narcotics unit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 9:00pm

A federal jury has awarded $285,000 to a couple who claimed officers in the West Valley Police Department's drug unit violated their civil rights and used excessive force against them.

Justice Dept. focuses on police treatment of mentally ill

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 8:52pm

Justice Department lawyers investigating police agencies for claims of racial discrimination and excessive force are increasingly turning up a different problem: officers' interactions with the mentally ill.

The Latest: Police identify 2 officers, man in shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 8:51pm

The Latest on a shooting involving a police officer in Raleigh, North Carolina:

FBI warns of possible state election-system hacks

Bree Fowler and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 7:10pm

The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers targeted related data systems in two states.

Ex-Boeing manager gets over 3 years in prison for child porn

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 7:10pm

A former Boeing manager has been sentenced in Los Angeles to more than three years in prison for possessing child pornography discovered during an unrelated espionage investigation.

11 years later, New Orleans remembers Katrina

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 6:41pm

It's been 11 years since the wind, rain and subsequent levee breaks associated with Hurricane Katrina deluged New Orleans.

Driver in fatal wreck previously cited for no license

Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 6:41pm

Louisiana State Police say they're looking into the owners of a bus that hit a firetruck and other vehicles on an elevated stretch of Interstate 10, killing two people and injuring dozens.

1 dead, 4 hurt in highway shootout; bullet holes cover SUV

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 6:41pm

A shootout on a New Jersey highway on Monday afternoon left one person dead, four others hurt and a sport utility vehicle riddled with bullet holes.

Feds reviewing use of private immigration facilities

Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 6:41pm

Federal immigration officials said Monday they are considering phasing out the use of private contractors at its detention facilities amid pressure from immigrant advocates to end the practice over safety concerns.

The Latest: DA: Families a factor in death penalty decision

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 6:31pm

The Latest on the killing of two nuns in Mississippi (all times local):

Airport scare hard to avoid with cascade of false reports

Brian Melley and Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 6:31pm

In the moments before reports of gunshots spread panic at Los Angeles International Airport, police with weapons drawn had confronted a masked man outside a terminal who was carrying a plastic sword and dressed like Zorro.

Clinton aide Abedin dumps husband Weiner over new scandal

Jennifer Peltz and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 6:11pm

Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is done playing the good wife to Anthony Weiner, announcing Monday she is leaving the serially sexting ex-congressman after he was accused of sending raunchy photos and messages to yet another woman.