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Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of Virginia special agent

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 7:24am

A suspect has been taken into custody following an overnight manhunt in the fatal shooting of a Virginia State Police special agent, authorities said Saturday.

The Latest: Suspect in custody after police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 6:56am

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Virginia state police officer (all times local):

Pilot's remains back on US soil from Vietnam after 52 years

Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 6:35am

Deborah Crosby touched her father's flag-draped casket as her three brothers hugged her in a tearful embrace on the tarmac at the San Diego airport Friday — ending a more than half century search to find and bring home the remains of Lt. Cmdr. Frederick P. Crosby, shot down as a Navy pilot in the Vietnam War.

Defense Secretary Mattis to address West Point graduates

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 6:20am

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is scheduled to address graduating cadets at West Point.

Democrats see hope for 2018 in thin GOP victory in Montana

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:43am

Republicans and Democrats alike are finding something to be happy about in the special election for Montana's only seat in the House.

Lawyer says Kushner stands ready to talk to investigators

Eric Tucker and Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:40am

A lawyer for Trump adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner says Kushner stands ready to talk to federal investigators as well as Congress about his contacts and his role in Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.

Mortuary chief: John Glenn's remains weren't disrespected

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:26am

As Air Force officials investigate allegations that inspectors were invited to view the remains of astronaut and former U.S. Sen. John Glenn at Dover Air Force Base, a military mortuary chief said that Glenn's remains were treated with "impeccable care."

Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:42pm

Zbigniew Brzezinski, who helped topple economic barriers between the Soviet Union, China and the West as President Jimmy Carter's national security adviser, died Friday. He was 89.

Police: Man hurling racial slurs kills 2, injures 1 on train

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:31pm

Two people died Friday and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim, one of whom was wearing a hijab, police said.

President Carter's national security adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski, has died, his daughter, Mika, says

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:00pm

President Carter's national security adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski, has died, his daughter, Mika, says.

Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:56pm

A federal judge on Friday tossed out two life sentences for one of Virginia's most notorious criminals, sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings.

Kaine's son, 7 others, charged in protest of pro-Trump event

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:53pm

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine's youngest son was among eight people charged for allegedly disrupting a March rally in support of President Donald Trump.

Correction: Killer Nurse story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:40pm

In a story May 25 about the murder indictment against Genene Jones, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of the infant for whose death Jones was previously convicted of murder. She was Chelsea McClellan, not McClelland.

Washington Post: Kushner proposed secret communication channel with Kremlin

Saba Hamedy, CNN  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:34pm

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and trusted aide Jared Kushner discussed creating a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin with Russia's ambassador Sergei Kislyak, The Washington Post reported Friday, citing US officials briefed on intelligence reports.

Texas 'bathroom bill' near collapse over GOP standoff

Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:21pm

A proposed Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people neared collapse Friday over a deadlock between Republicans heeding warnings from big businesses and sports leagues — including Google and the NFL — and social conservatives who drive the state's political agenda.

If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, lawyer says he's ready

Eric Tucker and Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:21pm

If the FBI wants to talk to Jared Kushner about his Russian contacts, they won't have to track down the president's son-in-law. Amid reports the FBI is scrutinizing Kushner's encounters, his lawyer says he stands ready to talk to federal investigators as well as Congress about his contacts and his role in Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.

Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s

David Warren, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:50pm

A Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler has been charged with murder in the death of an infant a year earlier, and authorities said Friday that they think she may have killed up to 60 young children around that time.

2 toddlers found dead in hot car in North Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:10pm

Two toddlers were found dead in a hot car in a rural North Texas neighborhood.

Alaska Natives honored for protecting territory during WWII

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:44pm

Officials on Friday posthumously honored more than a dozen members of a largely Alaska Native citizen militia who protected the U.S. territory from the threat of Japanese invasion during World War II, bringing closure to their families for a service that went unrecognized for decades.