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Hope Hicks to meet with Judiciary panel behind closed doors

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:53pm

The House Judiciary Committee will interview former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks behind closed doors on Wednesday, the first time lawmakers will hear from a person linked to the president's inner circle since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report.

Feds: Ex-CIA employee waged 'information war' against US

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:38pm

An ex-CIA employee must be kept isolated in prison after claiming he was waging an "information war" against the United States, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Photographer recounts facing Dallas gunman

Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:34pm

Waiting outside a federal courthouse, photographer Tom Fox took in Dallas' 8 a.m. bustle. People dressed for work got out of cars. A homeless man danced on a street pole.

The Latest: Alex Jones sanctioned in Sandy Hook lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:22pm

The Latest on lawsuits filed by families of victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting against conspriacy theorist Alex Jones (all times local):

Police say video depicts shoplifting preceding heated clash

Anita Snow, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:18pm

Police released surveillance video Tuesday aimed at backing up their assertion that adults and not just a child were shoplifting before a videotaped encounter during which Phoenix officers pointed guns and yelled profanities at a family.

Prosecutors: Suspect made album art with church arson photos

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:13pm

Federal prosecutors say the suspect in three Louisiana church arsons took photos and videos of the fires while they were burning and shared them with his friends.

Searchers recover bodies from Columbia River

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:46pm

Search and rescue authorities have recovered the bodies of two people earlier reported missing in the Columbia river.

Missouri cites 'failed abortions' in clinic license dispute

Summer Ballentine, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:44pm

Missouri's case for not renewing the license of its lone remaining abortion clinic includes a claim that three "failed abortions" there required additional surgeries and another led to life-threatening complications for the mother, according to a now-sealed court filing that Planned Parenthood alleges state officials made public in violation of patient privacy laws.

Officers arrest man who rushed Phoenix airport checkpoint

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:40pm

Authorities say two Transportation Security Administration officers were injured while subduing a man who tried to rush through a checkpoint Tuesday at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Prosecutor: Man pulled from debris after house blast dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:32pm

Authorities say a man pulled from the rubble of a New Jersey home following an explosion has died.

The Latest: Lawyer says Costco victim mentally ill, off meds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:26pm

The Latest on a fatal police-involved shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Corona (all times local):

Marijuana use doubles in US pregnant women to 1 in 14

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:14pm

Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows.

Over 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:12pm

U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history.

Officials say they've seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in US history

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:10pm

Officials say they've seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in US history.

Grand jury to hear case in Mississippi police officer death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:05pm

A grand jury will hear the case against the suspect in the slaying of a Mississippi officer who was shot outside a police station last month.

Hiker rescued from Mt. Washington may have to foot the bill

Michael Casey, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:04pm

An 80-year-old hiker who was rescued trying to reach the summit of Mount Washington could end up footing the bill for the emergency services, New Hampshire officials said Tuesday, amid efforts to raise awareness about the dangers of the popular tourist destination.

The Latest: Phoenix cops release supposed shoplifting video

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:00pm

The Latest on Phoenix police pointing guns at a couple during a shoplifting investigation (all times local):

The Latest: Indiana AG's office plans vigorous defense

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:56pm

The Latest on the allegations of groping made against Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill (all times local):

5-year-old boy dies of gunshot wound in Milwaukee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:33pm

A 5-year-old boy has been shot and killed in Milwaukee.

More families demand information on Virginia Beach shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:26pm

More families who lost loved ones in the Virginia Beach mass shooting are calling for an independent investigation.