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US Senate bucks Cowboy Day resolution

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:17am

Politics in Washington has reined in an annual recognition of American cowboys backed by U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming.

Searches continue for 2 missing in Appalachian flooding

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:08am

Searches are continuing Tuesday for two people missing in weekend flooding from rains that pounded parts of West Virginia and Kentucky and left one person dead.

Oklahoma teacher panhandles for money to buy school supplies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:08am

An Oklahoma elementary school teacher has taken to panhandling for money to buy school supplies for her third-grade classroom.

Trump ask federal appeals court to dismiss protester lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:08am

Attorneys for President Donald Trump want a federal appeals court to dismiss a lawsuit by protesters accusing him of ordering his supporters to rough them up at a campaign rally in Louisville last year.

Virginia auto shop worker shot; gunman barricaded inside

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:08am

Law enforcement officials have surrounded an auto shop in Virginia after they say a gunman shot an employee and barricaded himself inside.

Details on Idaho 18-year-old's death to be made public soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:08am

Officials say the details about an 18-year-old Idaho man's death and the two men charged in connection should be made public this week at a court hearing as the two accused are making their way into Latah County custody after being held in Washington state.

2 injured in officer-involved shooting in North Las Vegas

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:02am

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police say the shooting of a man and woman by its officers came after they investigated a stolen vehicle that they thought had been used in another crime.

Trial set for man accused of killing Virginia special agent

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:52am

A man accused of killing a Virginia State Police special agent is scheduled to go on trial next year.

Rosenstein: "mutual respect" needed for confidence in police

Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:52am

Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says building public confidence in law enforcement "is one of our great challenges."

Suspect faces felony charge in Ten Commandments' destruction

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:51am

A prosecutor says he plans to charge a man accused of destroying a Ten Commandments monument outside the Arkansas Capitol with first-degree criminal mischief.

Trump's political speech to Scouts inspires parental outrage

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:51am

President Donald Trump's fiery speech Monday night at the National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia has infuriated parents and former Scouts.

2 charged after Kentucky woman fatally beaten with stick

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:41am

Authorities in Kentucky have charged two people with fatally beating a woman with a stick after following a trail of blood that led to a home.

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Kushner returns to Capitol Hill for 2nd day of interviews

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:41am

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner returned to Capitol Hill Tuesday for a second day of private meetings with congressional investigators, this time for a closed-door conversation with lawmakers on the House Intelligence Committee.

The Latest: Speaker Ryan defends Trump's prerogative

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:41am

The Latest on President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local):

Police: S. Carolina mom killed woman, 2 kids, then herself

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:32am

Authorities say a woman used a gun she stole from her parents to fatally shoot her two children, a woman at her estranged husband's apartment complex and herself in South Carolina.

The Latest: Kushner on Hill to meet with House intel panel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:20am

The Latest on probes into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible ties to the Trump campaign (all times local):

'Media Day' at the White House favors conservative outlets

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:20am

The White House is hosting a day's worth of live broadcasts to tout President Donald Trump's first six months in office using a media group that promotes Christian and conservative values.

ICE: Massachusetts court decision 'weakens' law enforcement

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:10am

A U.S. immigration official says Massachusetts' highest court put communities at risk when it ruled that police do not have the authority to detain people suspected of being in the U.S. illegally.

Trump asks about firing Sessions, calls his position 'weak'

Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:01am

President Donald Trump turned up the heat on Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday, launching a fresh Twitter tirade against him while musing privately about firing the man who was the first U.S. senator to endorse his candidacy.