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North Carolina couple who lost 2 boys in wreck to have twins

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:31am

A North Carolina couple who lost their two sons in a wreck in 2015 has announced they are expecting twins.

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida says he'll support Rex Tillerson's nomination for secretary of state

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:30am

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida says he'll support Rex Tillerson's nomination for secretary of state.

Justices reject appeal over Illinois concealed-carry rules

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:30am

The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal challenging Illinois' system for issuing permits for people to carry concealed weapons in public.

Utah lawmakers start annual session, women plan protest

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:14am

Utah lawmakers return Monday for their 45-day annual session, where they're expected to take up medical marijuana, a measure to toughen the state's hate crimes law and attempt to find more money for public schools.

Houston doctors to give updates on George H.W. Bush, wife

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:11am

Doctors treating former President George H.W. Bush and his wife at a Houston hospital are set to provide an update on their conditions on Monday morning.

The Latest: California teen's car plunged into swollen creek

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:10am

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Orem police search for missing mentally disabled man

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:00am

Orem police are asking for the public's help finding a mentally disabled man who has gone missing.

The Latest: Rescue crews search mobile home park after storm

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 7:53am

The Latest on severe weather in the South (all times local):

Supreme Court rejects Texas appeal over voter ID law

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 7:52am

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from Texas in its effort to restore its strict voter identification law.

Charity collects Metro cards after inauguration, protests

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 7:30am

After hundreds of thousands of people visited for the inauguration of President Donald Trump and the Women's March on Washington, a charity is collecting SmarTrip cards visitors no longer need.

Police responding to burglary kill homeowner, not intruder

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 7:20am

The ex-wife of a Pittsburgh homeowner fatally shot by police responding to a burglary call says officers "shot the wrong guy."

Tennessee highway lanes closed after sinkhole opens

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 7:20am

Authorities have closed all northbound lanes of a highway in east Tennessee after a 15-foot deep sinkhole opened up.

Trial to begin in Key West for man accused in IS bomb plot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 6:10am

The trial is beginning for a man accused of conspiring to detonate a bomb at a Florida Keys beach in solidarity with the Islamic State militant group.

Maryland's Cardin won't support Tillerson for sec'y of state

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 5:20am

The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says he can't support President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state.

2 suspects in custody in deadly San Antonio mall shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 5:00am

Two suspects are in custody Monday after a robbery in a San Antonio shopping mall ended in a shooting that left one man dead and several other people injured, police said.

Police: Man's finger cut off by trio with machete, knives

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:30am

Police say three men wielding a machete and knives attacked a man in New York City, slashing him and cutting off one of his fingers.

SUV crashes into 2 Ohio Amish buggies; 5 adults, 3 kids hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:11am

State troopers say eight people, including three children, were hurt when an SUV crashed into two Amish buggies in northeast Ohio.

After mass turnout, can protests turn into political impact?

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:00am

Deb Szeman, a self-described "homebody," had never participated in a demonstration before hopping on an overnight bus from her home in Charlotte, North Carolina, to attend the women's march on Washington.

18 dead amid reported tornadoes, other storms in the South

Brendan Farrington and Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 11:15pm

A severe storm system that spun off apparent tornadoes and left scattered destruction around the Southeast has claimed at least 18 lives on a two-day sweep across the region, authorities said.