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Pence to address politically potent Republican Jewish group

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 3:07pm

Vice President Mike Pence's speech to the Republican Jewish Coalition will be the visual evidence of the fruits of years of the politically active group's labors.

Woman in custody in central Kansas triple shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 3:07pm

A woman is in custody in central Kansas in a shooting that left four people dead, including the gunman.

Comey faces pressure as White House fights Russia reports

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 3:07pm

FBI Director James Comey is again in a familiar spot these days — the middle of political tumult.

The Latest: Judge keeps charges against John Swallow

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 3:07pm

The Latest on a judge considering whether to toss charges against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow (all times local):

2nd man charged in shooting death of 2-year-old in Chicago

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:54pm

Chicago police say a second man has been charged in a shooting that killed two people, including a toddler, and wounded a pregnant woman.

Prosecutors release video of moments before police shooting

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:54pm

Authorities on Friday released surveillance video they say shows the moments before a police officer fatally shot a man outside an Atlanta public safety building.

Florida Supreme Court overturns abortion ban at clinic

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:50pm

A Planned Parenthood affiliate has won a battle over whether doctors can perform abortions and sonograms at a Florida health center.

Dems invite immigrants to Trump's speech to protest policies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:50pm

Democrats have invited immigrants and foreigners to President Donald Trump's first address to Congress. The idea is to put a face on those who could be affected by the Republican's policies.

Release sought for immigrant who asked for protection order

Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:45pm

The arrest by federal authorities in El Paso of a transgender woman who was seeking protection from an abusive boyfriend has led to questions about what lengths authorities will go to apprehend people under newly stepped-up immigration policies.

Government wants appeal of travel ban put on hold

Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:44pm

The Justice Department wants a federal appeals court to put President Trump's travel ban case on hold until he issues a new order, but the states who sued to stop the ban want the case to move forward.

Charge: Passenger in getaway car tried to kill trooper

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:44pm

A passenger in a getaway car has been charged with attempted murder after firing at a South Carolina state trooper, authorities said.

Trump blasts media, anonymous sources — after WH uses them

Nancy Benac and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:44pm

President Donald Trump unloaded on the news media Friday for using anonymous sources — just hours after members of his own staff insisted on briefing reporters only on condition their names be concealed.

Homeland Security intelligence report disputes threat posed by citizens of 7 nations in Trump travel ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:44pm

Homeland Security intelligence report disputes threat posed by citizens of 7 nations in Trump travel ban.

Search for 6-year-old girl, murder suspect ends in crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:34pm

Police say a 6-year-old Connecticut girl has been found in Pennsylvania after a high-speed chase and crash involving a car driven by her father, who's suspected in her mother's killing.

Wyoming man agrees to plead guilty in Montana double murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:28pm

A Wyoming man has agreed to plead guilty to a double-murder on Montana's Crow Reservation under a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

Mexican sex trafficker sentenced to 15 years in US prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:28pm

A member of a Mexico-based sex trafficking ring has been sentenced in New York to more than 15 years in federal prison.

Agency plans to award Mexico border wall contracts by April

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:18pm

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday that it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, signaling that he is aggressively pursuing plans to erect "a great wall" along the 2,000-mile border.

Police: Maryland officer shoots man driving car at him

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:18pm

Police say an officer in Maryland shot and wounded a man driving a car at the officer.

White House bars major news outlets from gaggle

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:14pm

News organizations including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on the record White House press briefing on Friday.