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Deputies cleared in shooting of Nashville firefighter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:09am

Three Tennessee deputies have been cleared in a shooting that injured a firefighter in January.

Officials: Man in trafficking case forced tattoos on victims

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:09am

Prosecutors say a man accused of holding women against their will in a million-dollar home also forced them to get gang-related tattoos and took the money they made working at a strip club.

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Trump tries to close health care deal with GOP skeptics

Erica Werner and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:58am

Showdown day at hand, Republicans remained short of votes Thursday for their showcase health care overhaul, hoping for President Donald Trump to close the deal with balky conservatives at a White House meeting.

4 charged after New York man's body found on Arkansas farm

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:57am

Police have arrested two more people after finding the body of an elderly New York man in a suitcase on an Arkansas farm.

Southeast Utah county fastest-growing county in US

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:57am

Utah's remote southeastern corner is drawing more new residents than any other place in the U.S.

Maine medical examiner wants more money to handle OD deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:47am

Maine is dealing with so many drug overdose deaths that the state medical examiner is asking for more money to handle the workload.

Arkansas to reconsider letting guns in stadiums, arenas

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:47am

Arkansas lawmakers will consider exempting college sporting events from a new state law that greatly expands where concealed handguns are allowed.

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AP Exclusive: US probes banking of ex-Trump campaign chief

Jack Gillum, Menelaos Hadjicostis and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:46am

U.S. Treasury Department agents have recently obtained information about offshore financial transactions involving President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as part of a federal anti-corruption probe into his work in Eastern Europe, The Associated Press has learned.

The Latest:: GOP intel chairman apologizes to Democrats

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:37am

The Latest on President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claims of wiretapping (all times local):

The Latest: Father of autistic son criticizes Trump nominee

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:37am

The Latest on nomination hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch (all times local):

Man: 'I didn't murder nobody' in Detroit fire that killed 5

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:27am

A man accused of setting a fire that killed five people in Detroit is denying the allegations and will be examined to determine whether he understands the murder charges against him.

What it will take for Neil Gorsuch to reach Supreme Court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:19am

There are two potential paths through the Senate to the Supreme Court bench for Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's nominee. One way or the other, he's expected to be approved thanks to the 52-48 Republican majority.

Cardinal William Keeler dies at 86; led oldest diocese in US

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:19am

Cardinal William Keeler, who helped ease tensions between Catholics and Jews and headed the oldest Roman Catholic diocese in the U.S. for 18 years, died Thursday. He was 86.

Government: Ferguson making 'meaningful progress' in reforms

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:19am

A Justice Department attorney says Ferguson, Missouri, is making "meaningful progress" in enacting policing and court reforms agreed upon after Michael Brown's 2014 police shooting death.

FCC approves measures intended to combat prison cellphones

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:10am

Federal officials have taken a step toward increasing safety in prisons by making it easier to find and seize cellphones obtained illegally by inmates.

Statement: Utah man killed, wife injured in London attack

Sally By and Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:06am

A statement from the Mormon church issued on behalf of relatives says a Utah man was among those killed in a London attack and his wife was seriously injured.

Spying claim by Intel chair renews fight over Russia probe

Julie Pace and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:02am

The House intelligence committee chairman privately apologized to his Democratic colleagues on Thursday, yet publicly defended his decision to openly discuss and brief President Donald Trump on typically secret intercepts that he says swept up communications of the president's transition team.

Mayor resigns after getting threats over plan to stop prayer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:02am

A village mayor who's an Air Force veteran resigned after saying he received threats over a plan to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and the Lord's Prayer at council meetings.

The Latest: Flowers left at law firm in Wisconsin shootings

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:02am

The Latest on a shooting in northern Wisconsin that left a police officer and three others dead (all times local):

Official: Sword death of black man is assault on diversity

Colleen Long and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:41am

Officials are calling the death of a black man who they say was repeatedly stabbed with a sword by a white U.S. Army veteran an assault on the city's inclusiveness and diversity.