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Stolen-car suspects investigated in LA shooting rampage

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 1:12pm

Detectives were investigating whether two suspects arrested in a stolen car are connected to a shooting rampage through Los Angeles suburbs that killed one man and left three others wounded after a carjacking, sheriff's officials said Sunday.

The Latest: At least 7 killed as storms roll across the US

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 1:00pm

The Latest on severe weather in parts of the U.S. (all times local):

Utah launches campaign to fight opioid abuse, overdoses

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 12:50pm

Utah pharmacists will start putting red stickers on bottles of opioids that warn patients about the risk of overdose and addiction as part of a new awareness campaign to combat painkiller abuses and deaths.

Tornadoes, flooding kill 6 in parts of South, Midwest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 12:45pm

Severe storms including tornadoes swept through several small towns in East Texas, killing at least four people and injuring dozens more, and leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes, authorities said Sunday.

Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 12:29pm

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday his country may take further action against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria, as U.S.-backed forces in Syria closed in on the last neighborhoods of a former stronghold of the Islamic State group.

Woman accused of lying about rape to go before court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 12:04pm

A woman accused of lying about being raped by two Sacred Heart University football players in Connecticut is set to appear in court Monday.

Officers: Woman agreed to swap sex for $25, fast food

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 12:02pm

Florida authorities have charged a woman with prostitution after she agreed to perform a sex act on an undercover detective for $25 and chicken McNuggets.

As number of adoptions drops, many US agencies face strains

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 11:50am

For legions of Americans craving a chance to adopt children, a confluence of daunting trends makes this an especially distressing time.

Second of 2 missing Arkansas children dead, suspect held

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 11:33am

The second of two missing children has been found dead in western Arkansas after the bodies of his 2-year-old sister, his mother and his mother's uncle were found earlier in the week.

Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 11:33am

Investigations conducted during the month of March reveal that U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria killed 45 civilians, mostly in and around the Iraqi city of Mosul, according to a Pentagon statement released Sunday.

Utah officer injured in rollover during highway car chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 11:10am

Authorities say a northern Utah police officer has been injured after rolling his vehicle on Interstate 15 during a car chase.

Trump warns North Korea's missiles will get better

Foster Klug and Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 11:07am

President Donald Trump said after North Korea's latest failed rocket launch that communist leader Kim Jong-Un will eventually develop better missiles, and "we can't allow it to happen."

Utah AG won't file charges in woman's jail death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 11:05am

The Utah Attorney General's Office has determined the fatal injuries a 28-year-old woman sustained while in custody of a northern Utah jail were not the result of criminal conduct.

AP Explains: What is May Day?

Sophia Tareen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 11:05am

Tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters in U.S. cities are set to protest Monday against immigration policies to mark May Day. It is an event that will also generate heated protests around the world as unions push for better rights for workers.

8 people hit by car while walking to apartments in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:20am

Florida authorities say eight people were injured when they were struck by a car while walking to an apartment complex.

Idaho Judicial Council accepting applications for high court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 10:10am

An opening on the Idaho Supreme Court won't be filled through an election but through an application process.

Pope: Humanity couldn't bear war with North Korea

Steve Almasy CNN  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:54am

Pope Francis said Saturday he worries that rising tensions between the United States and North Korea could lead to a wide military conflict that would wipe out a "large part of humanity."

AP PHOTOS: Slave quarters rebuilt at Madison's Montpelier

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:35am

The homes of slaves who toiled on President James Madison's estate in Virginia are being rebuilt for the first time.

School vouchers, rising in many GOP states, founder in Texas

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:35am

Gary VanDeaver describes himself as a conservative less than a minute into many conversations. The Texas state representative blames "unelected federal judges" for imposing gay marriage on America and has been endorsed by anti-abortion groups and the National Rifle Association.

Trump's UN envoy often off-message, seems in his good graces

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:03am

Nikki Haley didn't wait to take office as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to break with the Trump administration's foreign policy stances.