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The Latest: Trump says USS Ford is message to the world

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:30am

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Virginia to commission an aircraft carrier (all times local):

Kushner discloses additional $10M in assets

Garance Burke, Bernard Condon and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:21am

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner "inadvertently omitted" more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million from his personal financial disclosure reports, according to revised paperwork released Friday.

The Latest: Councilwoman suggests outsider for police chief

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:21am

The Latest on the resignation of Minneapolis' police chief amid the investigation into the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by an officer (all times local):

'Flashy' Florida boy caught 4 times in 6 weeks for car theft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:14am

Police say the mother of a 10-year-old Florida boy arrested four times in six weeks for stealing cars is asking for help controlling her son.

Rep. Hoyer says impasse over Russia sanctions bill resolved

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:14am

A senior House Democrat says congressional negotiators have reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package, to punish Moscow for meddling in U.S. elections and belligerence toward Ukraine.

7 students face hearings in Merchant Marine Academy probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:14am

A federal lawyer says seven suspended men's soccer players at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy face campus disciplinary hearings over allegations of sexual misconduct, coercion and hazing.

Suspect in southwest Idaho killing found dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:14am

A man wanted in connection with the killing of a southwestern Idaho woman has been found dead.

NAACP to embark on listening tour to plan its future

Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:11am

The NAACP is embarking on a nationwide listening tour to help figure out what the future of the nation's oldest civil rights organization will be.

The Latest: Senators update plans for Trump Jr., Manafort

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:11am

The Latest on the probe into allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election (all times local):

Trump Jr., Manafort may be interviewed privately by senators

Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:01am

President Donald Trump's eldest son and his former campaign chairman won't be forced to testify publicly next week and are instead discussing being privately interviewed by a Senate committee investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, the panel said.

Vermont working on rule for pond use after clash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 8:31am

The commissioner of the Vermont Environmental Conservation Department is expected to release language for a proposed rule aimed at solving a clash between a rowing center and cottage owners over use of Great Hosmer Pond.

Trump fires off volley of angry tweets on Russia probe

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 8:08am

Hours before he was to help commission a new aircraft carrier at a patriotic ceremony on the Virginia coast, President Donald Trump fired off a volley of early morning tweets that again showed how furious he remains over multiple investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Optimism survives on 25th anniversary of Seeds of Peace

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 8:08am

Middle East peace is no closer today than it was a quarter century ago when Seeds of Peace brought the first Israeli and Palestinian teens together in the woods of Maine. But the latest group to spend time together sees reason for optimism.

Reward tops $100K: Where did it come from and who gets it?

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 7:36am

When two Georgia inmates escaped from a prison bus leaving two dead guards in their wake, the reward for information leading to their capture rose quickly.

Mixed signals from Trump White House on health care strategy

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 6:37am

Repeal and replace "Obamacare." Just repeal. Or let it fail — maybe with a little nudge. President Donald Trump has sent a flurry of mixed messages, raising questions about the White House strategy on health care.

Ohio prosecutor: Infant whose remains found was born alive

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 5:00am

A prosecutor says an infant whose remains were found buried in southwestern Ohio was born alive.

Federal grand jury indicts US soldier on terrorism charges

Caleb Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 4:20am

A federal grand jury in Hawaii indicted a U.S. soldier Friday for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State group.

Congressional tradition allows McCain time to battle cancer

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 2:19am

A long illness that keeps Sen. John McCain from his duties in the Senate isn't likely to be challenged.

For Sanders, path to Trump press secretary began in Arkansas

Jonathan Lemire and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 1:55am

New White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was schooled in hardscrabble politics — and down-home rhetoric — from a young age by her father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.

White House communication chief already at the mic for Trump

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 1:41am

He was the only Trump ally on stage that day.