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Police: Homicide suspect fired weapon at officers, is killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:05am

Police in Florida say a homicide suspect was fatally shot after firing a weapon at officers who ordered him to get out of his car.

Army probing fatal shooting of soldier on Louisiana base

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:03am

The U.S. Army's Criminal Investigation Command is investigating the killing of an 18-year-old soldier at Fort Polk in Louisiana.

College apologizes to students after professor curses

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:56am

A community college in New Jersey has issued an apology after one of its professors was captured on video cursing at a student who considers himself a conservative.

Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:01am

President Donald Trump said that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he could still pull out if he feels it's "not going to be fruitful."

The Latest: AP source: Pompeo, Kim discussed held Americans

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 3:09am

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The Latest: Trump: Barbara Bush a 'titan in American life'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 12:32am

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Teacher uprisings harness social media in fight for funding

Melissa Daniels, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 12:22am

The public education uprisings that began in West Virginia and spread to Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky share similar origin stories.

Package bomber set to be executed for judge's murder

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 10:40pm

A package bomber who created a wave of terror across the South is scheduled to be executed in Alabama, nearly 30 years after killing a federal judge with a bomb mailed to his home.

Judge to rule on request to dismiss Greitens indictment

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 10:26pm

A St. Louis judge is expected to rule Thursday on whether to dismiss a felony criminal indictment against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens due to mistakes by the prosecutor and a private investigator she hired.

Judge could release man who admitted to string of killings

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 10:24pm

A man who confessed to killing three people and now wants to be released from an Ohio prison under a plea deal is due back in court.

New sentencing date for man who tried to help Islamic State

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 10:24pm

A federal judge has rescheduled sentencing for an Ohio man convicted of trying to help the Islamic State group.

Jury finds man guilty in San Antonio child abuse case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 10:18pm

A man has been found guilty in a 2016 child abuse case in San Antonio in which two young children were found in a backyard bound by their ankles and wrists.

Brown says agreement reached on California guard deployment

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 9:29pm

Gov. Jerry Brown said Wednesday he reached an agreement with the federal government that California's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers. The announcement comes after a week of uncertainty in which President Donald Trump bashed the governor's insistence that troops avoid immigration-related work.

Southwest pilot, a former Navy fighter pilot, praised for her 'nerves of steel' during emergency

Madison Park, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 9:24pm

Things looked grim aboard the Southwest Airlines flight, but you wouldn't have guessed it hearing the air of calm from the former Navy fighter pilot guiding the plane to safety.

Tall ships herald New Orleans' 300th anniversary

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 9:09pm

Massive ships with towering masts and billowing sails are heading for New Orleans' wharves on the Mississippi River as the city's 300th anniversary celebration kicks into high gear.

Former President George HW Bush buoyed by tributes to wife

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 8:43pm

In his first public comments since his wife's death, former President George H.W. Bush said Wednesday that he used to tease his spouse of 73 years that he had a complex about how much people liked her.

Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

David Koenig and Claudia Lauer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 8:27pm

U.S. airline regulators said Wednesday they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off and triggered a fatal accident on a Southwest Airlines jet.

3 former US Army soldiers convicted in contract killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 7:49pm

A former U.S. Army sniper and two other ex-American soldiers were convicted Wednesday in the contract killing of a real estate agent in the Philippines for an international crime boss who thought the woman had cheated him on a land deal.

Atlanta airport: Jet reports engine smoke, returns safely

Bill Cormier, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 6:47pm

A Delta jet that departed Atlanta for London on Wednesday reported smoke coming from one of its engines and returned safely to the airport where firefighters doused the engine with powerful sprays, authorities said.