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Man arrested in connection with 11-year-old's killing in New Mexico

Felicia Fonseca and Mary Hudetz, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 8:29pm

Authorities have arrested a 27-year-old man in the abduction and death of an 11-year-old Navajo girl in northwestern New Mexico.

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Cruz ends campaign; Sanders wins Indiana

Steve Peoples and Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 8:11pm

In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a resounding victory in Indiana that knocked rival Ted Cruz out of the race and cleared Trump's path to a likely November face-off with Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.

FBI says authorities have arrested a man in the abduction and death of an 11-year-old Navajo girl in northwestern New Mexico.

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 8:11pm

FBI says authorities have arrested a man in the abduction and death of an 11-year-old Navajo girl in northwestern New Mexico.

Study: 'Biggest Loser' contestants have slower metabolisms

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 8:08pm

A new study has found that many competitors on NBC's "The Biggest Loser" leave the show with a slower metabolism, making it more difficult to keep off the pounds.

Birch pollen count in Fairbanks sets new record

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 8:01pm

Fairbanks's birch pollen count this year has set a new record for the city.

2 dead in Boise industrial accident, 1 rescued

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 7:51pm

Authorities say two people have died in a Boise industrial accident. Another person was rescued alive from what officials are calling a trench collapse.

Navy SEAL killed in Iraq loved grandfather despite scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 7:51pm

The Navy SEAL killed in Iraq on Tuesday was identified as Charlie Keating IV, a former Phoenix high school star distance runner and the grandson of the late Arizona financier involved in the 1980s savings and loan scandal.

Alaska town's first liquor store in more than 40 years opens

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 7:41pm

An Alaska town's first liquor store in more than 40 years has opened, and the police chief there worries he won't have enough officers to handle an expected spike in alcohol-related calls.

'Mystery man' defense in 'Grim Sleeper' case gets DA's scorn

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 7:41pm

Closing arguments in the trial of the man charged in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings lurched from a whodunit crime thriller Tuesday to science fiction as attorneys sparred over evidence.

Obama to name Stonewall 1st national monument for gay rights

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 7:31pm

The iconic Stonewall Inn where the modern gay rights movement took root will become the first national monument honoring the history of gays and lesbians in the U.S. under a proposal that President Barack Obama is preparing to approve.

Target faces backlash on stance on transgender bathrooms

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 7:22pm

Consumer backlash is growing against Target's stance on what type of bathrooms its transgender customers and employees can use.

Woman sues Carleton College over alleged sexual assaults

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 6:51pm

A woman who says she was sexually assaulted is suing Carleton College.

Maryland police: Fugitive killed himself without warning

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 6:51pm

An armed man wanted on robbery and kidnapping charges in North Carolina fatally shot himself without warning Tuesday after police officers found him at a Baltimore home, Maryland State Police said.

3 dead in small plane crash in Long Island neighborhood

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 6:42pm

Officials say three people are dead after a small plane broke up mid-flight, scattering debris across a residential Long Island neighborhood.

Kansan who went with kids to Oregon standoff arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 6:32pm

A Kansas woman who took her children to perform for occupiers during the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge earlier this year says authorities have removed seven of her children from her home and arrested her for assaulting an officer.

Woman found dead at Texas church had wounds to head, chest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 6:31pm

Investigators say a fitness instructor found dead at a North Texas church had multiple puncture wounds to her head and chest when her body was found.

Mom gets 1 month in jail for assaulting toddler on plane

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 6:00pm

A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a Hawaii mother to a month in jail and three months under home confinement for assaulting her 15-month-old daughter on a flight from Alaska.

Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-out

Corey Williams and David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 5:50pm

Teachers who closed Detroit schools for two days by calling out sick announced Tuesday that they would return to the classroom after receiving assurance from the district's manager that they would be paid.

House backs bid to allow national sex survey in high schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 5:40pm

State senators will consider whether to allow a national sex survey in Louisiana public high schools.

Defense claims 'mystery man' is 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 5:40pm

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