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Virginia governor sets renewable energy goal: 100% by 2050

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:27am

Gov. Ralph Northam has issued an executive order setting a goal for Virginia to produce 100% of its electricity from carbon-free sources by 2050.

Mississippi autopsy confirms child's body in garbage bags

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:16am

An autopsy confirms that remains found in garbage bags in a Mississippi basement belonged to a small child.

Fire destroys cabin in Toolele County

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:45am

Authorities say a fire destroyed a Tooele County cabin and spread to a nearby mountainside in north-central Utah before being put out.

Texas teenager sentenced to 20 years for aiding terror group

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:30am

A Texas teenager has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for recruiting fighters on behalf of a Pakistan-based terrorist organization.

DC prepares for 1st House statehood hearing in 25 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 5:49am

About 140 U.S. flags bearing an extra star are flying along Pennsylvania Avenue as Washington, D.C., prepares for its first House hearing on U.S. statehood in a quarter century.

Challenge to NJ's donor disclosure law to be heard in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 5:36am

A federal judge is set to hear arguments in a case brought by a right-leaning think tank against a recent New Jersey law requiring certain advocacy groups disclose their donors.

Trial in 2015 slaying of 9-year-old Chicago boy to begin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 5:15am

The trial of two men charged in the 2015 slaying of a 9-year-old Chicago boy who was lured into an alley and shot to death is set to begin.

Miami swingers club owes models $892K for using images

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 4:20am

A Miami swingers club must pay 32 models a combined $892,500 for using their images without permission.

APNewsBreak: Army revamps recruiting, hits enlistment goal

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 4:04am

A year after failing to meet its enlistment goal for the first time in 13 years, the U.S. Army is now on track to meet a lower 2019 target after revamping its recruitment effort.

No one claims ownership of last slave ship 'Clotilda'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 11:11pm

Alabama's state historical commission apparently will retain control of the last U.S. slave ship, the Clotilda.

Silver lining in Epstein saga: New focus on victims' rights

Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 11:09pm

The Jeffrey Epstein case has brought national attention to victims' rights, from prosecutors shunning Epstein's accusers more than a decade ago to the same women speaking about their suffering at an extraordinary court hearing last month.

House Judiciary Committee to hold 1st impeachment hearing

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 10:54pm

As they investigate President Donald Trump, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee will hold their first official hearing in what they are calling an impeachment investigation.

A look at Corey Lewandowski's role in the Mueller report

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 10:52pm

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, is expected to testify publicly before the House Judiciary Committee in what the panel is labeling its first official impeachment hearing.

Salt Lake County mayor traveling to the US-Mexico border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 10:28pm

Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson is headed to the U.S.-Mexico border, saying she wants to get a first-hand look at the humanitarian crisis there.

Purdue Pharma begins Chapter 11 bankruptcy journey

Tom Murphy and Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 10:06pm

Purdue Pharma gets its day in court Tuesday after the OxyContin maker filed for bankruptcy and negotiated a potential multi-billion dollar settlement to resolve thousands of lawsuits.

Courser sentenced to 12 months of probation, can avoid jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:58pm

A former Michigan lawmaker has been sentenced to 12 months of probation stemming from charges that were filed over a plot to hide his extramarital affair with another legislator.

Walmart will trade you a gift card for your old car seat

Allen Kim, CNN  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:36pm

Walmart is partnering with TerraCycle — a global waste management company that works with companies, retailers, cities and facilities to recycle "difficult-to-recycle" products and packaging — to offer the nation's largest car seat recycling event, with nearly 4,000 Walmarts participating across the country.

The Latest: Lawmakers approve changes to medical pot law

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:48pm

The Latest on action on changes to Utah's medical marijuana law (all times local):

AP source: New York prosecutors subpoena Trump's tax returns

Michael R. Sisak and Bernard Condon, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:38pm

New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday.