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Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 1:13am

A dozen or so House Democrats want Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to go after a dispiriting loss in a House election in Georgia. They just don't know how to make it happen.

Senators seek Pentagon investigation of torture reports

Desmond Butler and Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 1:13am

Pressure mounted Friday on the Defense Department after multiple U.S. senators called for investigations into reports that U.S. military interrogators worked with forces from the United Arab Emirates who are accused of torturing detainees in Yemen.

AP sources: Military to seek delay on transgender enlistees

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 1:11am

Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday.

California governor stops parole for Charles Manson follower

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 12:02am

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday night blocked parole for Charles Manson follower and convicted killer Bruce Davis.

Utah man opens up about trip to North Korea

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:51pm

KSL spoke to a Utah man who took a chance and traveled to North Korea.

Texas mom charged in deaths of 2 children found in hot car

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:22pm

Texas authorities say a 25-year-old woman has been charged in the deaths of her two children who were found inside a hot car last month outside the family's home.

Saving the twins: Health scares and rehab for once-conjoined boys

Wayne Drash and Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 9:22pm

Nicole McDonald eases her silver minivan across Bear Mountain Bridge and hooks a right onto the steep two-lane highway.

LA-area father arrested on suspicion of killing missing son

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 9:21pm

The father of a Southern California 5-year-old who has been missing for two months was arrested Friday afternoon in Las Vegas on suspicion of his son's murder, authorities said.

2 in Thunderbirds jet accident in Ohio in good condition

Lisa Cornwell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:23pm

A Thunderbirds Air Force jet went off a runway and overturned Friday during preparations for an Ohio air show, injuring the pilot and causing a performance to be canceled.

Black off-duty St. Louis officer shot by white officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:21pm

A black St. Louis police officer, who was off duty when he heard a commotion near his home and tried to help fellow officers arrest three black suspects, was shot by a white officer who did not recognize him, police said.

A 2nd mistrial: Jury deadlocks in Ohio cop's murder retrial

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 6:53pm

A second mistrial was declared Friday in the case of a white University of Cincinnati officer who killed an unarmed black motorist during a traffic stop. It's the latest racially charged police shooting case to show the reluctance of U.S. jurors to convict officers.

Depp's 'assassin' comments the latest in celebrity anger

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 6:43pm

Johnny Depp apologized Friday for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain, the latest example of artists using violent imagery when dealing with the president.

US charges Guantanamo detainee with Bali, Jakarta bombings

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 6:24pm

A U.S. war court has charged an Indonesian detainee at Guantanamo Bay in connection with the 2002 bombing in Bali that marked Indonesia's deadliest terror strike, according to court documents obtained Friday by The Associated Press.

Former Vanderbilt football player guilty of 2 counts in rape of unconscious female student

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 6:20pm

Former Vanderbilt football player guilty of 2 counts in rape of unconscious female student.

Police: UPS shooter in San Francisco armed with stolen guns

Paul Elias and Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 5:55pm

A San Francisco UPS driver who killed three colleagues in a shooting rampage at a company warehouse was armed with two stolen guns and appeared to target his victims, police said Friday.

Mom on Facebook while baby drowns in filling bathtub

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 5:40pm

A 21-year-old North Texas woman is jailed on charges of injury to a child after authorities say she was messaging on Facebook rather than focusing on her 8-month-old daughter in a filling bathtub where the baby drowned.

Senate panel seeks details on Lynch role in Clinton probe

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 5:40pm

Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are seeking information about alleged political interference by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch into the FBI's investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.

Federal judge orders pretrial release of terror suspect

Thomas Peipert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 5:13pm

A federal judge in Denver on Friday ordered the release of a man who has been detained for 5½ years after being accused of providing material support to an Uzbek terror organization active in Afghanistan.

Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets' care

Darlene Superville and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 5:13pm

President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency that is struggling to serve millions of military vets.