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Woman arrested in DC: I tried to hit officers with my car

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:36pm

A court document says a 20-year-old woman who got into a confrontation with police near the U.S. Capitol cursed at officers and said she had tried to run officers over. The encounter ended with shots being fired.

Family of slain Oklahoma man says audio proves racial bias

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:36pm

The attorney for an Oklahoma police officer accused in the shooting death of a black man says a potentially "prejudicial" audio recording should be barred from trial because it's inflammatory.

'Angel of Death' serial killer dies after attack in prison

John Seewer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:36pm

A former nurse's aide dubbed the "Angel of Death" after he admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky died Thursday, two days after he was attacked and beaten in his prison cell.

Cops: 19-year-old raped at least 6 women, starting at age 16

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:36pm

Police in suburban Philadelphia say a 19-year-old man is charged with assaulting nine women, and raping at least six, starting when he was 16.

Congress lets states block some Planned Parenthood money

Mary Clare Jalonick and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:30pm

Republican legislation letting states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers squeezed narrowly through the Senate Thursday, rescued by an ailing GOP senator who returned to the Capitol after back surgery and a tie-breaking vote by Vice President Mike Pence.

The Latest: Democrat questions timing of WH document offer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:27pm

The Latest on the Senate intelligence committee's hearing on Russian interference in last year's presidential election (all times local):

Amnesty International worried about El Chapo jail conditions

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:24pm

An official with Amnesty International wants to interview Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman about allegations he's being mistreated in the high-security wing of a federal jail in New York that's housed mobsters and terrorists.

West Indian manatee go from 'endangered' to 'threatened"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:24pm

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the West Indian manatee is now considered "threatened," not "endangered," but it also says the gentle giant could be in danger of extinction in the future without continued protections.

As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:20pm

President Donald Trump trained his fire on members of his own party Thursday, declaring in the aftermath of the Republican's failed health care push that the conservative Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire GOP agenda. He vowed to "fight them" in 2018 if they don't get behind him.

The Latest: N. Carolina governor signs 'bathroom law' repeal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:20pm

The Latest on a compromise proposal to overturn North Carolina's "bathroom law" (all times local):

Police make arrest in cold-case slayings of mom, daughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:15pm

Investigators had a key clue in the 2011 South Carolina killings of a mother and her 3-year-old daughter — a partial palm print in the girl's blood. But it took six years of advances in crime solving technology to finally match that print to a suspect in the cold-case killings.

Lawmakers push bill to keep many 911 calls secret in Iowa

Ryan J. Foley and Barbara Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:15pm

A bill moving swiftly through the Iowa Legislature would eliminate the public's right to access 911 calls involving emergencies in which people are injured, sealing off key information about authorities' first response to shootings and other incidents.

Trump, Denmark's premier meet amid Brexit, NATO concerns

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:15pm

President Donald Trump held his first meeting Thursday with Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen, declaring that the two countries enjoy a "truly great relationship."

North Carolina governor says he signed measure rolling back state's 'bathroom bill' despite criticism from LGBT groups

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:15pm

North Carolina governor says he signed measure rolling back state's 'bathroom bill' despite criticism from LGBT groups.

Protection for Colorado-Wyoming mouse challenged again

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:15pm

Homebuilders, ranchers and others have again asked the federal government to lift wildlife protections for a long-tailed mouse found in Colorado and Wyoming.

The Latest: Prosecutor has no compassion for serial killer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:08pm

The Latest on the death of serial killer Donald Harvey (all times local):

Trump adviser Bannon won't be charged in Florida vote probe

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:07pm

President Donald Trump's senior adviser Steve Bannon will not face charges related to his registration to vote in Miami despite spending most of his time elsewhere, Florida prosecutors announced Thursday.

Missing 91-year-old judge with memory loss sought by police

Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:07pm

State police took to the air Thursday as the search intensified for a 91-year-old federal judge who suffers from memory loss and was reported missing from his home.

California's robust mountain snowpack boosts flood concerns

Rich Pedroncelli and Scott Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:05pm

As big wet snowflakes fell high in California's mountains on Thursday, surveyors on snowshoes measured the state's deepest springtime snowdrifts in years and said the result boosted their concerns that the state could face more destructive floods.

Roger Stone: I'll beat suit even if jury thinks I'm a devil

Karen Matthews, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:05pm

Republican strategist Roger Stone said Thursday that jurors may think he's "the devil" but he still expects to beat a defamation lawsuit accusing him of circulating a mailer calling a political candidate a sexual predator.