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Kazakhstan officials visit Yellowstone National Park

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:20pm

Officials in Kazakhstan are looking to Yellowstone National Park and their counterparts in Montana as they work to develop tourism focused on national parks at home.

Kushner ties to Russia questioned as Trump blasts media lies

Hope Yen and Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:13pm

Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia, saying the security clearance of President Donald Trump's son-in-law may need to be revoked. Trump, having returned from a nine-day overseas trip, immediately railed against administration leaks in a flurry of tweets as "fabricated lies."

Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers and PR team

Jill Colvin and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:01pm

President Donald Trump is considering overhauling his White House staff and bringing back top campaign strategists, frustrated by what he views as his team's inability to contain the burgeoning crisis involving alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Friends recall only nurse killed by hostile fire in Vietnam

Dake Kang, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:52am

Minutes before 6 a.m., Army nurse Martha Green woke with a jolt to a thunderous explosion half a mile away. It was the steamy morning of June 8, 1969, and she was in her bed at Chu Lai base at the height of the Vietnam War.

2 dead, 1 missing after flooding in Branson, Missouri

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:50am

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

Report: 5 people injured in nightclub shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:50am

Police are investigating a shooting that took place early Sunday morning at a nightclub in south Mississippi.

Nebraska woman dies after being hit by family's moving truck

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:40am

Police say a 48-year-old Nebraska woman died after being hit by a U-Haul truck that rolled out of her own driveway.

Newspaper: Ohio had more than 4,000 overdose deaths in 2016

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:20am

A newspaper survey of Ohio county coroners has found more than 4,000 people died from drug overdoses last year in a state among the hardest hit by a heroin and opioid epidemic.

Judge dismisses 25 lawsuits over 2015 Metro smoke incident

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:00am

A federal judge has dismissed more than two dozen lawsuits against Metro and the District of Columbia over an electrical malfunction caused a train to fill with smoke.

'Mad Dog' Mattis sleeps well, keeps others awake

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:50am

Watch out for the "Mad Dog" when the sun goes down.

Lawyers seek release of man as US seeks country to take him

Steve Leblanc, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:41am

Lawyers in Massachusetts are seeking the release of a man they say is being unlawfully detained by federal immigration officials while they try to find a country to deport him to.

Shark with Twitter account detected off New Jersey coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:31am

A great white shark with its own Twitter account has been detected off the coast of southern New Jersey — and she's not alone.

8 dead in shooting rampage in Mississippi; suspect arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:23am

A man who apparently got into a dispute with his wife and in-laws was arrested in a house-to-house shooting rampage in rural Mississippi that left eight people dead, including a sheriff's deputy.

Authorities: Pedestrian hit, killed by police cruiser

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:22am

Authorities in Massachusetts say a police cruiser hit and killed a pedestrian overnight on Cape Cod.

With bears on the rise, states hope to limit human conflicts

Patrick Whittle, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:12am

A year after a spring and summer marked by a high number of nuisance bear complaints, wildlife officials are encouraging people and bears to keep their distance from each other.

The Latest: Domestic call preceded shootings that killed 8

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:05am

The Latest in a shooting in Mississippi that left eight people dead (all times local):

4 killed, 5 injured in minivan-pickup crash in Wisconsin

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:53am

Four people were killed and five others were injured in a two-vehicle crash near Cornell in northwestern Wisconsin, authorities said.

Fans follow their favorite bands to Idaho's wild waters

Jennifer K Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:50am

As a lifelong East Coaster, Vance Skidmore is used to a terrain of cement sidewalks and skyscrapers.

To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:43am

Allison Jaslow heard it more than once as the long holiday weekend approached — a cheerful "Happy Memorial Day!" from oblivious well-wishers.