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Man bites ear off another man during argument about Trump

Joe Mandak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:51am

Police say a man bit the ear off another man in Pittsburgh as they argued about President Donald Trump.

The Latest: Rex Tillerson has Rubio's vote in Senate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:42am

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Indiana lawmaker apologizes for "fat women" meme

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:40am

An Indiana state senator is apologizing for an "offensive" message about women who attended the Women's March on Washington, but says he doesn't know how it was posted to his Facebook account.

Audit: Work on ex-prison warden's homes may have broken law

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:31am

A government audit has found that the former warden of Louisiana's largest prison may have violated state law by using prison resources and public funds to renovate and furnish his homes.

North Carolina couple who lost 2 boys in wreck to have twins

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:31am

A North Carolina couple who lost their two sons in a wreck in 2015 has announced they are expecting twins.

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida says he'll support Rex Tillerson's nomination for secretary of state

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:30am

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida says he'll support Rex Tillerson's nomination for secretary of state.

Justices reject appeal over Illinois concealed-carry rules

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:30am

The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal challenging Illinois' system for issuing permits for people to carry concealed weapons in public.

Utah lawmakers start annual session, women plan protest

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:14am

Utah lawmakers return Monday for their 45-day annual session, where they're expected to take up medical marijuana, a measure to toughen the state's hate crimes law and attempt to find more money for public schools.

Houston doctors to give updates on George H.W. Bush, wife

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:11am

Doctors treating former President George H.W. Bush and his wife at a Houston hospital are set to provide an update on their conditions on Monday morning.

The Latest: California teen's car plunged into swollen creek

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:10am

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Orem police search for missing mentally disabled man

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:00am

Orem police are asking for the public's help finding a mentally disabled man who has gone missing.

The Latest: Rescue crews search mobile home park after storm

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 7:53am

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Supreme Court rejects Texas appeal over voter ID law

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 7:52am

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from Texas in its effort to restore its strict voter identification law.

Charity collects Metro cards after inauguration, protests

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 7:30am

After hundreds of thousands of people visited for the inauguration of President Donald Trump and the Women's March on Washington, a charity is collecting SmarTrip cards visitors no longer need.

Police responding to burglary kill homeowner, not intruder

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 7:20am

The ex-wife of a Pittsburgh homeowner fatally shot by police responding to a burglary call says officers "shot the wrong guy."

Tennessee highway lanes closed after sinkhole opens

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 7:20am

Authorities have closed all northbound lanes of a highway in east Tennessee after a 15-foot deep sinkhole opened up.

Trial to begin in Key West for man accused in IS bomb plot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 6:10am

The trial is beginning for a man accused of conspiring to detonate a bomb at a Florida Keys beach in solidarity with the Islamic State militant group.

Maryland's Cardin won't support Tillerson for sec'y of state

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 5:20am

The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says he can't support President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state.

2 suspects in custody in deadly San Antonio mall shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 5:00am

Two suspects are in custody Monday after a robbery in a San Antonio shopping mall ended in a shooting that left one man dead and several other people injured, police said.