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The Latest: Attorney: US Attorney's Office in Kansas stalled

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 4:51pm

The Latest on a an investigation into secretly-recorded prisoners' phone calls at a Kansas prison (all times local):

Number of missing hard to peg in deadly California wildfire

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 4:46pm

Authorities have released a list of more than 600 people who are unaccounted for after a deadly Northern California wildfire — but that doesn't mean they are all actually missing.

Yoga studio shooting hero to get $30,000 for law school

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 4:38pm

Florida State University's president and board of trustees have committed $30,000 of their personal money to help cover law school costs for a man credited with confronting a shooter at a Tallahassee yoga studio and giving others time to escape.

Georgia: Deputy fatally shoots man who stabbed him at hotel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 4:36pm

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a deputy shot a man who stabbed him multiple times.

Group finalizes endangered orcas proposals with ban on tours

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 4:28pm

A Washington state task force on critically endangered Northwest orcas is calling for a temporary ban on boat tours as part of a slate of recommendations to Gov. Jay Inslee ahead of the next legislative session.

DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 4:13pm

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle sexual misconduct complaints, adding protections for students accused of assault and harassment and narrowing which cases schools would be required to investigate.

Suspected Russian hackers impersonate State Department aide

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 3:43pm

U.S. cybersecurity experts say hackers impersonating a State Department official have targeted U.S. government agencies, businesses and think tanks in an attack that bears similarity to past campaigns linked to Russia.

The Latest: 2 Georgia slayings solved after man confesses

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 3:29pm

The Latest on a man being held in Texas who says he killed as many as 90 people over four decades (all times local):

Supreme Court challenge filed to Whitaker appointment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 3:24pm

A prominent Washington lawyer is leading an effort to lure the Supreme Court into the dispute over the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting attorney general.

Man convicted of fraud now guilty of lying about identity

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 3:24pm

A man convicted in 2012 of stealing the identifies of 38,000 people as part of a massive credit card scheme is facing more prison time after a federal jury in North Dakota found him guilty of lying about his own identity.

The Latest: Gambino crime family associates released on bail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 3:23pm

The Latest on two Gambino crime family associates charged in a 2015 fire (all times local):

Baltimore mayor picks Fort Worth chief as next top cop

David McFadden and Ryan Tarinelli, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 3:11pm

Baltimore's mayor announced Friday she has chosen a Texas police chief as her nominee to lead the city's troubled force, seeking to rein in a soaring pace of violent crime and boost public trust in a tattered department where instability has become the norm.

1st pot shops in eastern US get OK to open in Massachusetts

Bob Salsberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 2:52pm

Two marijuana stores in Massachusetts were given the green light Friday to begin selling to recreational customers next week, making them the first commercial pot shops in the eastern United States.

Migrants won't see armed soldiers on border

Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 2:38pm

As thousands of migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on the doorstep of the United States, what they won't find are armed American soldiers standing guard.

Trump says he should have gone to Arlington on Veterans Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 2:35pm

President Donald Trump says he should have visited Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate Veterans Day — a traditional presidential act.

Trial for mass stabbing suspect pushed back until 2020

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 2:27pm

The trial for an Idaho man accused of stabbing nine people at or near a birthday party, including a 3-year-old girl who later died, has been pushed back.

Judge: John Hinckley can move out of his mother's house

Ben Finley, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 2:10pm

The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can move out of his mother's house in Virginia and live on his own, a federal judge ruled Friday.

Georgia law enforcement helicopter crashes in Alabama river

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 2:09pm

Authorities say a law enforcement helicopter from Georgia has crashed into an Alabama river.

Former Trump campaign aide asks judge to delay sentence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 2:07pm

George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser, is asking a federal judge to stay his two-week sentence until an appeals court rules in a separate case challenging the constitutionality of special counsel Robert Mueller's appointment.