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'I ain't fit to live': Police say Mississippi gunman kills 8

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 6:33pm

A man who got into an argument with his estranged wife and her family over his children was arrested Sunday in a house-to-house shooting rampage in rural Mississippi that left eight people dead, including his mother-in-law and a sheriff's deputy.

Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up

Will Weissert and Meredith Hoffman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 6:33pm

Texas' legislative session was winding down Sunday, with an all but dead "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people caught in a clash between mainstream Republicans and the most conservative wing of the party that dominates politics in the nation's second-largest state.

The Latest: Trump says he favors more money for health care

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 6:30pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):

Police in California fatally shoot man armed with an ax

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 6:20pm

An officer fatally shot a man with a history of mental illness after he charged at him and other officers with an ax during a confrontation at a San Jose apartment complex, police said Sunday.

Alaska volcano erupts again; aviation alert raised to red

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 6:10pm

An Alaska volcano that has been active for nearly six months has erupted again.

Slain Virginia drug enforcement officer called "Superman"

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 6:02pm

A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was remembered Sunday as a man dedicated to improving the lives of children.

2 dead, 1 missing after flooding in Branson, Missouri

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 5:30pm

Authorities have recovered two bodies and are searching for a third person after their vehicle was overtaken by floodwaters in Branson, Missouri.

Police: Officer shoots, kills burglary suspect in N Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 5:16pm

A burglary suspect spotted sneaking into a suburban North Carolina home in the middle of the night was fatally shot by a police officer early Sunday, authorities said.

The Latest: 1 of 2 girls harassed on train speaks out

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 5:00pm

The Latest on the fatal stabbing in Portland, Oregon (all times local):

Texas OKs upping combative board of ed's textbook veto power

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 4:50pm

The Texas Legislature has approved giving the state's often-combative Board of Education broader veto power over textbooks used across the state.

44 people rescued after high tide traps them on breakwall

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 4:40pm

More than 40 people have been rescued after becoming stranded on a breakwall during high tide at an historic Massachusetts coastal resort town.

The Latest: Woman saw burglary suspect later killed by cops

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 4:40pm

The Latest on a burglary suspect shot to death by police officers in North Carolina (all times local):

1 suspect shot, 2 others sought in robbery try of ATF agents

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 4:23pm

Authorities are searching for two suspects in an attempted robbery of three undercover federal agents in Baltimore.

Texas passes softened voter ID law after judge finds bias

Meredith Hoffman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 4:20pm

The GOP-controlled Texas Legislature has approved a weakened voter ID law and sent it to Gov. Greg Abbott after a judge twice ruled that the original version deliberately tried to suppress minority voters.

4 months, 3 cancer cases, 2 animal deaths at Zoo Boise

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 4:10pm

Creatures at Zoo Boise get yearly wellness checks and, like humans, cancer is a particular scourge.

Youth center hosts LGBTQ prom

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 4:00pm

A prom for gay, lesbian and transgender students was held in Logan in an attempt to provide an event for students who might not have felt comfortable attending traditional proms at their high schools.

No public events at Ohio zoo where gorilla killed 1 year ago

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 3:40pm

No public events are planned at the Cincinnati Zoo marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of an endangered gorilla.

Sato holds off Helio to give Andretti another Indy 500 win

Jenna Fryer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 3:32pm

Takuma Sato won the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday to give Andretti a second consecutive victory in “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” An Andretti driver has now won the 500 three times in the last four years.

Southern California beach closed again due to sharks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 3:30pm

A section of Southern California coast has been closed again after at least four sharks were spotted close to shore.

Reward offered for information about dog killer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 3:30pm

The Humane Society of Utah is offering a $5,000 reward for information about the fatal shooting of a dog in Helper.