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Armed civilian border group member arrested in New Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 3:32pm

A New Mexico man belonging to an armed group that has detained Central American families near the U.S.-Mexico border was arrested Saturday in a border community on a criminal complaint accusing him of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, authorities said.

Tourists, Easter worshippers lament closure of Notre Dame

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 2:49pm

Tourists, devout Catholics and others looked on mournfully at Notre Dame Cathedral Saturday, regretting that they couldn't get inside the magnificent monument on this Easter weekend because of the damage caused by a violent fire.

The Latest: People gather for Columbine memorial ceremony

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 1:39pm

The Latest on events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting (all times local):

2020 campaign trail runs through churches in South Carolina

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 1:31pm

By now, most Democratic presidential candidates have polished their stump speeches. But when they're in South Carolina, they may need to add in a sermon.

Alaska marine pilots concerned about Royal Princess megaship

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 1:17pm

Southeast Alaska marine pilots are concerned about the maneuverability of one of the four megaships cruise lines are expected to bring to the state this season.

Louisiana spring festival to feature Poverty Point

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 12:52pm

A spring festival in northeast Louisiana festival will celebrate will celebrate the Poverty Point World Heritage Site instead of sweet potatoes.

Louisiana spring festival to feature Poverty Point

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 12:51pm

A northeast Louisiana chamber of commerce says that starting next year, its spring festival will celebrate the Poverty Point World Heritage Site instead of sweet potatoes.

Columbine honors 13 lost with community service, ceremony

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 12:50pm

Community members in suburban Denver marked the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting Saturday by cleaning neighborhoods, volunteering at shelters, placing flowers at a memorial and attending a remembrance ceremony.

Woman arrested in death of man run over by stolen truck

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 11:49am

West Valley City police say a 22-year-old woman was arrested in the death of a 20-year-old man found lying on a road with fatal injuries suffered when he got out of a moving vehicle and was run over.

Oklahoma woman accused of starving kids, feeding them feces

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 11:48am

An Oklahoma mother has been charged with child neglect, accused of starving her children and feeding them dog feces.

Ex-Marine arrested in North Korea embassy attack in Madrid

Michael Balsamo and Aritz Parra, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 11:34am

A man suspected of involvement in a mysterious dissident group's February raid on North Korea's Embassy in Madrid was arrested in Los Angeles by U.S. authorities.

Quest for food stamp data lands newspaper at Supreme Court

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 11:29am

In the summer of 2010, reporters at South Dakota's Argus Leader newspaper decided to request data about the government's food assistance program, previously known as food stamps. They thought the information could lead to a series of stories and potentially help them identify fraud in the now $65 billion-a-year program.

Man convicted of murder in stabbing of St. George woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 11:04am

A 29-year-old man faces up to life in prison after being convicted of first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a St. George woman with a decorative sword in her apartment.

Boise nonprofit offers homes made of steel containers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 10:59am

A Boise nonprofit will begin accepting applications for families that want to live in one of four affordable houses made of steel shipping containers.

Zookeeper hospitalized after tiger attack at Topeka Zoo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 10:40am

City officials say a tiger mauled a zookeeper at the Topeka Zoo in northeastern Kansas.

Arkansas faces new court fight over sedative for executions

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 10:27am

A federal lawsuit filed by death row inmates has renewed a court fight over whether the sedative Arkansas uses for lethal injections causes torturous executions, two years after the state raced to put eight convicted killers to death in 11 days before a previous batch of the drug expired.

Trump's legal team breathes a sigh, takes a victory lap

Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 10:09am

First they cooperated. Then they stonewalled. Their television interviews were scattershot and ridiculed, their client mercurial and unreliable.

Boy Scout ranch focuses on wildfire recovery as season nears

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 9:19am

Tucked away in the foothills of the southern Rockies, the Philmont Scout Ranch has become a holy grail, its stretches of untamed wilderness and challenging backcountry treks drawing more than 1 million Boy Scouts and other adventurers from across the United States over the past 80 years.

Police: Attacker kills 1 woman, injures 2nd in NYC apartment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 8:49am

Police say a woman was hacked to death and a second woman is being treated for stab wounds after a killer who may have used an ax attacked them inside a Brooklyn apartment.