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Military going ahead with plan for low-level fighter jets

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 8:40am

A proposal to lower the flight ceiling for noisy fighter jets has dragged on for so long that residents can be forgiven if they've put it out of their minds.

Graduate student aims at lofty goals for honoring John Glenn

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 8:21am

A graduate student from suburban New York has made it his mission to fight for a series of tangible honors for the late astronaut John Glenn, including a statue, a portrait and a having Glenn's Ohio birthplace on the National Historic Register.

Cleveland police have backlog of complaints against officers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 8:21am

Cleveland police are still dealing with a backlog of several hundred unresolved citizen complaints against officers as the department prepares to start training on a new policy about how officers use force.

Obama issues warning on 1st anniversary of Iran nuclear deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 8:21am

President Barack Obama is marking the first anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal by warning the Trump administration that the accord can't easily be undone and is preferable to war.

Years after slayings, some seek relief in killer's execution

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 8:21am

The brutal murders of a well-known Richmond couple and their young daughters as they were preparing to host a New Year's party sent shock waves through Virginia's capital city. More than 11 years later, some hope the execution of a man convicted in their deaths will close a painful chapter of this community's history.

King's legacy celebrated as Trump, Lewis duel lingers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 8:11am

Civil rights leaders and activists are gathering at sites across the country to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Powerful Texas storm delivers damaging winds, heavy rain

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 8:00am

A powerful storm system has unleashed strong winds and torrential rains across much of Texas, knocking out power, damaging homes and flooding streets.

Ice threat lingers for some Midwest states; storms in Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 7:30am

A few states in the Midwest again are on alert for icy conditions, while strong storms are moving through the Houston area.

Women's march in DC an echo of the past

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 7:10am

Thousands of women take to the streets of Washington, demanding a greater voice for women in American political life as a new president takes power.

AP Interview: Lynch defends push for police accountability

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 1:40am

As a younger lawyer, Loretta Lynch prosecuted New York police officers who sodomized a Haitian immigrant in a precinct bathroom. As attorney general, she's broadened her focus to go after entire police departments for unconstitutional practices.

Supreme Court considers suit over 2001 detention of Muslims

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 1:40am

Ahmer Abbasi speaks softly as he describes the strip searches, the extra shoves, the curses that he endured in a federal jail in Brooklyn following the Sept. 11 attacks.

Obama prepares for a busy retirement, more freedom

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 1:40am

For Barack Obama, there's a presidential library to build, hundreds of millions of dollars to raise, causes to champion and a book to write. And don't forget that long-promised vacation with his wife.

3 Utah reservoirs under mercury fish consumption advisory

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 12:40am

Environmental officials have issued fish consumption advisories for three Utah reservoirs after elevated levels of mercury were found in some fish.

Obama speaks on Israel, Trump in last White House interview

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 11:32pm

The increase of Israeli settlements has "gotten so substantial" that it is inhibiting the possibility for an "effective, contiguous Palestinian state," President Barack Obama said Sunday, in his final interview as president.

Man stabbed during party at university chancellor's home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 7:42pm

A man was stabbed during an early morning house party at the home of a Massachusetts university chancellor while he was out of town, police said.

Widow of slain Oregon standoff leader carries on his mission

Andrew Selsky - Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 7:31pm

Leaders of an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon were driving to a public meeting a year ago when police shot and killed LaVoy Finicum at a roadblock. Finicum's widow and children are planning to hold that meeting this month.

Trump team considers relocating White House media corps

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 7:13pm

Routine media access to the White House could be a thing of the past under Donald Trump's presidency, with top officials of the incoming administration saying Sunday that they're exploring more spacious options nearby.

Central US Ice storm falls short of dire forecasts

Jim Suhr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 6:30pm

Sleet and drizzle glazed swaths of the central U.S. on Sunday, extending icy weather that some meteorologists acknowledged fell short of dire forecasts.

Controversial megachurch pastor Eddie Long dies at 63

John Blake and Chandrika Narayan, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 5:25pm

Bishop Eddie Long, the controversial leader of one of the nation's largest megachurches, has died, according to the suburban Atlanta church he presided over. He was 63.