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Correction: Cuban Migrants-Search story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:53am

In a story Sept. 27 about the search for missing Cuban migrants, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the boat left Cuba on Sept. 21. It left Sept. 20 and capsized Sept. 21.

Salt Lake County no longer using schools as polling places

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:51am

Elections officials in Salt Lake County say they've stopped using schools as polling places because of security concerns about bringing outsiders into the building with children.

Jimmy Carter remembers Israel's Peres for work on peace

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:51am

Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter is remembering Shimon Peres for his work to bring peace to Israel and Palestine.

Senate poised to override Obama's veto of 9/11 legislation

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:51am

The Senate was poised Wednesday to overturn President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia even as lawmakers express fears the legislation could backfire on the United States.

Pro-Assad Syrian pleads guilty in US to role in hacking

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:51am

A Syrian national has pleaded guilty to federal charges for his role in hacking computers and targeting what he perceived to be enemies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Officials: US to send more troops to Iraq to help with Mosul

Josh Lederman and Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:43am

President Barack Obama is preparing to send more troops to Iraq to help reclaim the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group, U.S. officials said Wednesday.

The Latest: 300 mountain homes threatened by California fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:41am

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

Moore goes before ethics panel on gay marriage order

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:41am

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore appeared before a judicial discipline panel Wednesday to answer accusations that he tried to block gay couples from marrying in the Deep South state.

Jury views legislative testimony in New Jersey bridge trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:21am

Jurors in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial are seeing video of one of the defendants testifying before a New Jersey legislative committee in 2013.

Work on airstrip for Bruce Willis suspended due to zoning

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:21am

Construction of a private airstrip for actor Bruce Willis in Idaho has been suspended due to zoning issues.

The Latest: Top Dem says Russia behind DNC hacking

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:10am

The Latest on FBI Director James Comey's testimony to Congress (all times local):

Police shoot, kill man in San Diego area; protesters gather

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:10am

A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a "shooting stance," authorities said.

The Latest: Boater might have been handling repairs himself

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:01am

The Latest on the mystery surrounding a man who was rescued at sea after floating for a week on a life raft (all times local):

Teen sues police, Taser over stun-gun-induced heart attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:01am

A Missouri teenager is suing after a police officer used a stun gun on him during a traffic stop, causing him to suffer a heart attack.

Conservative group honors officers in Freddie Gray case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:01am

The conservative Media Research Center has honored the Baltimore police officers who were charged but not convicted in the 2015 death of a young black man whose fatal neck injury in the back of a police van touched off riots in the city.

Vermont man lost at sea was suspect in grandfather's killing

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:00am

A 22-year-old man rescued in the Atlantic after floating on a life raft for a week had been a suspect in the 2013 slaying of his grandfather, deepening the mystery surrounding his ordeal and the apparent death of his mother at sea.

The Latest: Funeral set for man shot in Charlotte riots

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 7:50am

The Latest on protests following the shooting of a black man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):

Man accused of stabbing father expected to enter plea deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 7:41am

A Smithfield man accused of stabbing his father to death is expected to enter a plea in the case next month.

World leaders mourn Peres, praise him as a man of peace

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 7:30am

Current and former world leaders mourned the passing of Israeli statesman Shimon Peres on Wednesday, praising him as visionary who committed his life to the elusive goal of lasting peace in the Middle East.

Miami-Dade to release Zika-positive trap locations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 7:10am

Miami-Dade County officials say they're planning to release the locations of mosquito traps that captured Zika-positive insects in Miami Beach.