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A weakening Cindy heads inland, spreading rain far and wide

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:49am

Tropical Depression Cindy crept northward across Louisiana toward Arkansas after churning ashore as a tropical storm early Thursday, weakening steadily but still spreading heavy rain and thunderstorms over hundreds of miles of territory from east Texas through a broad swath of the Southeast.

School panel hears case of member known for insulting Obamas

Mary Esch, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:38am

A state Education Department hearing got underway Thursday for a one-time candidate for New York governor who publicly insulted former President Barack Obama and his wife and stands accused of disclosing confidential school board business.

Americans and guns: It's really complicated, survey shows

Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:38am

Americans have long had a complex relationship with guns.

Idaho grand jury indicts man for murder, rape, kidnapping

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:38am

An Idaho county grand jury has indicted a man on charges of murder, kidnapping and rape in the killing of an 18-year-old Boise woman.

Psychologist suffered 'torment' designing CIA interrogations

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:38am

A psychologist who helped design the CIA's harsh interrogation methods in the war on terror says his participation in the program that involved torturing suspects caused him "great, soulful torment."

NYC mayor lays out plan to close Rikers Island jail complex

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:38am

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is detailing how he plans to go about closing down the troubled Rikers Island jail complex.

Illinois man charged with threatening to assassinate Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:29am

An Illinois man has been charged after posting online several times that he wants to assassinate President Donald Trump.

Driver of Idaho school bus charged following injury crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:27am

The 67-year-old driver of a school bus involved in a rollover crash that injured more than a dozen junior high students in April has been charged with misdemeanor reckless driving.

Judge won't reduce charges in New York-New Jersey bomb case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:27am

A federal judge refused Thursday to throw out criminal charges that could result in a mandatory life prison sentence for a man accused of plotting bomb attacks in New Jersey and New York that injured 30 people.

Judge: Bergdahl lawyers can't ask if jurors voted for Trump

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:27am

A U.S. Army judge won't allow lawyers for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to ask potential military jurors whether they voted for Republican President Donald Trump.

Indiana Guard investigates projectile landing outside base

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:27am

The Indiana National Guard is investigating how a projectile landed near a home outside its Camp Atterbury training base.

Home of Vermont man burglarized while at wife's funeral

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:05am

Burglars targeted the Vermont home of an 82-year-old man while he was attending the funeral for his wife of 59 years over the weekend.

The Latest: North Korea detainee mourned at Ohio funeral

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:58am

The Latest on the death of a U.S. college student who was held by North Korea (all times local):

Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea

Dake Kang, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:58am

Hundreds of mourners gathered Thursday to celebrate the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after being returned home to Ohio in a coma.

NYC subway rider slashed after seat dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:58am

New York City police say a woman was slashed on the knee after a dispute with another passenger over a subway seat.

Scaffolding fails near historic Philly; 2 workers injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:58am

Officials say two workers were hurt after scaffolding malfunctioned at a work site near the historic section of Philadelphia.

The Latest: Pelosi confident of her caucus' support

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:50am

The Latest on Democrats and their highest-ranking officeholder, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California (all times local):

Judge refuses to release Mexican official pending US trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:48am

A federal judge in Chicago has refused to release a former commander of a Mexican intelligence unit charged with trading secrets to a drug cartel.

The Latest: West Virginia bracing for remnants of Cindy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:40am

The Latest on Tropical Storm Cindy (all times local):

Imprisoned ex-CIA officer loses appeal of leak conviction

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:37am

A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a 3 1/2 year prison sentence for a former CIA officer found guilty of leaking government secrets to a reporter.