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Tennessee lawmakers send governor 'triggered' abortion ban

Kimberlee Kruesi and Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 7:48pm

A proposal that would effectively outlaw most abortions in Tennessee if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade is headed to the governor's desk.

Hawaii's Waikiki Beach could soon be underwater because of climate change. Lawmakers are fighting to preserve it

Ryan Prior, CNN  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 7:32pm

For six years, Rep. Chris Lee has been chairman of the state's Energy & Environmental Protection Committee, where he helped earn the state a reputation as a model for how to bridge the political divide and deal with climate change.

Utah man pushes for census to include veterans question

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 6:32pm

The former head of the Utah Department of Veterans Affairs is pushing for the U.S. census to include a question about veterans next year.

The Latest: Tennessee advances 'triggered' abortion ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 6:17pm

The Latest on abortion bills moving through the Tennessee General Assembly (all times local):

Couple get 7 years in prison each for enslaving Guinean girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 5:53pm

A suburban Fort Worth couple has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison each for enslaving a Guinean woman for 16 years.

Video released of suspect in 2017 killings of Indiana girls

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 5:38pm

Authorities on Monday released video of a man suspected of killing two Indiana teenagers two years ago and urged the public to scrutinize the footage, which shows him walking on an abandoned railroad bridge the girls visited while out hiking the day they were slain.

Trump threatens crackdown on high visa overstay countries

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 4:21pm

The Trump administration is considering suspending or limiting entry to the U.S. for individuals from countries with high rates of short-term visa overstays — a proposal vaguely reminiscent of the controversial travel bans President Donald Trump pursued during his first year in office.

Arizona joins 47 other states with cellphone-driving law

Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 4:13pm

Arizona ended a decade of resistance to restrictions on using a cellphone while driving when Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law Monday outlawing holding a phone behind the wheel.

The Latest: Family: Doomed flight was property scouting trip

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 4:11pm

The Latest on a Texas plane crash that killed all six people on board (all times local):

North Carolina mom charged for having meth near baby bottle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 4:05pm

Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina have filed multiple charges against the mother of a 21-month-old child after saying they found methamphetamine near a baby bottle.

AP FACT CHECK: Mueller interviewed many close to president

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 3:55pm

President Donald Trump is falsely suggesting that the people "closest" to him weren't called to testify before special counsel Robert Mueller and his team because investigators didn't want to hear the "good things" those people would want to share about the president. Plenty of people close to Trump, or who worked closely with him, were interviewed by investigators or invited to do so.

Footage fuels controversy around Louisiana police shooting

Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 3:49pm

Body camera footage shows a white Louisiana police officer fatally shooting an African American man who threatened a store clerk with a lethal-looking BB gun, prompting the man's family to renew calls for legal action against the officer.

Samsung delays Galaxy Fold launch after early models broke

Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 3:37pm

Samsung will not launch its innovative, expensive and troubled Galaxy Fold on schedule.

Prosecutors examine video altercation between teen, deputies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 3:27pm

Prosecutors are examining the actions of a Florida sheriff's deputy who slammed a pepper-sprayed teen's head into the ground.

The Latest: House chair subpoenas former White House lawyer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 3:24pm

The Latest on Congress and President Donald Trump (all times local):

Man to plead guilty to threatening Boston Globe journalists

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 3:16pm

A Los Angeles man will plead guilty to threatening to kill journalists at The Boston Globe over the newspaper's criticism of President Donald Trump, his lawyer said on Monday.

House Judiciary chairman subpoenas former White House counsel Don McGahn in wake of Mueller findings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 3:10pm

House Judiciary chairman subpoenas former White House counsel Don McGahn in wake of Mueller findings.

Case dismissed for 3 students who protested border agents

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 3:06pm

Charges were dismissed against three students involved in a protest of U.S. Border Patrol agents at the University of Arizona that was captured on video.

Conservation groups ask judge to halt Trump drilling plan

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 2:30pm

Four conservation groups have asked a judge to block a Trump administration plan allowing drilling, mining and other activities in seven Western states they say will harm sage grouse.

Kansas' new governor vetoes mandate on abortion 'reversal'

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 2:11pm

Kansas' new Democratic governor on Monday vetoed a measure that would require clinics and doctors to tell their patients about a disputed treatment to stop a medication abortion after a woman has taken the first of two pills.