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The Latest: Sessions omitted foreign contacts from filing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:00pm

The Latest on investigations into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local):

Alton Sterling's family seeks officers' immediate dismissal

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:54pm

The family of Alton Sterling is demanding the immediate firing of the two officers involved in the man's death.

23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:50pm

The health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront others who have costly medical conditions with coverage that could prove unaffordable, Congress' official budget analysts said Wednesday.

King tides expected to bring coastal flooding to Hawaii

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:50pm

Federal forecasters warn that Hawaii's shorelines will likely flood over the weekend as record-level spring "king tides" combine with a large summer swell.

Florida agency's undercover gator farm leads to 9 arrests

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:41pm

Thousands of illegally harvested alligator eggs and several illegal alligator hunts were discovered by undercover officers working in a fully functional alligator farm set up by Florida's wildlife agency, leading to the arrest Wednesday of nine men on 44 felony charges.

Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks

Joe Mandak and Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:37pm

The jury that will hear the sex assault case against Bill Cosby will include two blacks among its 12 members in a case Cosby believes could be racially motivated.

Former Mississippi prison chief sentenced to nearly 20 years

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:33pm

Christopher Epps once called himself the "tallest hog at the trough," but he was cut down to size Wednesday when a judge sentenced Mississippi's former corrections commissioner to nearly 20 years in prison for crimes connected to more than $1.4 million in bribes.

8 California guards, 7 inmates sent to hospital after brawl

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:26pm

Eight California prison guards and seven inmates were taken to hospitals after a fight between two inmates quickly raged out of control Wednesday and required live ammunition to stop, corrections officials said.

Warrant issued for Bikram founder beset by legal woes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:26pm

A California judge has issued an arrest warrant for the founder of Bikram yoga, who's been ordered to hand over proceeds from his global fitness business to satisfy a $6.8 million judgment won by a former legal adviser.

Wyoming psychologist charged with 234 counts of fraud

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:14pm

A Wyoming psychologist accused of submitting about $6.8 million in fraudulent health care bill has been indicated by a federal grand jury.

Subpoenas pile up for Michael Flynn's documents

Deb Riechmann and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:03pm

Subpoenas for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn piled up Wednesday as the House intelligence committee pressured Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Jury sides with California university in fight over breeding the perfect strawberry

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:03pm

Jury sides with California university in fight over breeding the perfect strawberry .

The Latest: Prosecutors ask judge to toss gang-rules lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:56pm

The Latest on a lawsuit over an Ogden gang injunction (all times local):

Boston Marathon-bomber friend's family sue agents over death

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:51pm

The parents of a Chechen man who was fatally shot while being questioned in Florida about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect in 2013 have sued four law enforcement agents for wrongful death.

Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drug fight

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:51pm

President Donald Trump praised the Philippines' president for an "unbelievable job" in a fight against illegal drugs that has left thousands dead and drawn condemnation from American lawmakers, according to a leaked transcript of their telephone conversation last month.

Biden tells grads to take up 'dirty business of politics'

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:42pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden told Harvard University's seniors that it's their turn to take up the "dirty business of politics" and tackle the world's problems.

Patrol: Stolen utility truck plows across runway, kills 1

Justin Juozapavicius, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:41pm

An Oklahoma man crashed a stolen utility truck through the gates of Tulsa International Airport early Wednesday, triggering a chase across a runway that ended when the truck plowed through a fence and onto a highway, causing a fatal accident, according to investigators.

Prison officials: 8 guards, 7 inmates hospitalized after melee at California prison that took live ammunition to stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:40pm

Prison officials: 8 guards, 7 inmates hospitalized after melee at California prison that took live ammunition to stop.

Detroit-area traffic stop arrest to be reviewed by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:18pm

A suburban Detroit police chief says her department will investigate the arrest of a black man who was pulled from his car after a white officer shattered a window on the vehicle.

Snowy plover chick hatches on Oregon beach

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:17pm

A Western snowy plover chick that hatched on an Oregon beach this spring is the first of its species to emerge successfully in that area in more than 50 years and provides hope that a management plan for the federally threatened species is working, wildlife officials said Wednesday.