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GOP leader pulls support for California candidate over posts

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 12:08pm

The U.S. House's top Republican on Tuesday withdrew his support for a Central California congressional candidate over derogatory online posts about Muslims and Hillary Clinton that the candidate says he did not write.

Couple arrested after child's remains found buried in yard

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 11:40am

A Tennessee couple is facing charges after skeletal remains of a child were found buried in their yard.

Suspect in date killing of Utah woman called 'monster'

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 11:22am

Relatives of a Utah woman who police say was killed last weekend after meeting a man via the popular dating app Tinder have called the suspect a “monster” who took their daughter in “a crime as senseless as it was evil.”

Idaho State track athletes want transgender lawsuit tossed

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 11:13am

Two female athletes at Idaho State University want a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a new state law banning transgender women from competing in women’s sports, the first such law in the nation.

Parties target control of state legislatures, redistricting

David A. Lieb, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:57am

Drowned out by the coronavirus and national politics, Republican and Democratic operatives are quietly preparing for a battle of state legislative supremacy later this year that could have a profound effect on political power for the next decade.

Kansas City, St. Louis leaders urge lakegoers to quarantine

Jim Salter and Summer Ballentine, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:52am

Leaders in Kansas City, St. Louis and the state of Kansas urged people who partied close together at Lake of the Ozarks over the Memorial Day weekend to self-quarantine for two weeks, amid fears that the gatherings documented in social media postings will lead to a resurgence of the coronavirus.

Police: Student fugitive who killed 2 took Uber to Walmart

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:22am

The search for a University of Connecticut student police say is armed and on the run after killing two people focused in its fifth day Tuesday on Pennsylvania, where he was reported seen taking an Uber to a Walmart store.

Trump-appointed US attorney in Texas abruptly resigns

Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:16am

A U.S. attorney in Texas who was appointed by President Donald Trump announced his resignation Tuesday, providing no explanation for his unusually abrupt departure.

Dispute over dog in Central Park sparks racism accusations

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:03am

The verbal dispute between a white woman walking her dog and a black man bird watching in Central Park might normally have gone unnoticed in a city preoccupied by the coronavirus pandemic.

Michigan governor's husband pleaded to get boat in water

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 8:53am

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's husband urged a business to get his boat in the water in time for Memorial Day weekend, according to social media posts, while she was publicly telling cooped-up residents to resist flocking to popular vacation areas during the coronavirus pandemic.

Memorial Day weekend shootings leave 10 dead in Chicago

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 8:37am

Shootings in Chicago left 10 people dead and 39 others wounded in the city's deadliest Memorial Day weekend since 2015.

VIRUS DIARY: Finding a surprising source of support in an ex

Holly Ramer, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 7:25am

Embarrassing to admit but oddly comforting: My ex-husband’s husband and I share a slight crush on our state epidemiologist.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, and Carter Williams,  |  Posted May 26th - 6:50am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Video shows officer kneeling on neck of black man who died

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 6:30am

A black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis was seen on a bystander's video pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck during the arrest and kept his knee there for several minutes after the man stopped moving.

Wall Street up as recovery hopes overshadow virus worries

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 12:45am

Stocks surged on Wall Street in morning trading Tuesday, driving the S&P 500 to its highest level in nearly three months, as hopes for economic recovery overshadow worries about the coronavirus pandemic.

Authorities: Bear attacks mountain biker in southern Montana

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 10:43pm

A mountain biker was attacked by a grizzly bear Monday near the southern Montana community of Big Sky, according to authorities.

Congress weighs choice: 'Go big' on virus aid or hit 'pause'

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 10:06pm

Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to “go big,” as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or hit “pause,” as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists.

Stormy weather puts damper on SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 6:20pm

Stormy weather is threatening to delay SpaceX’s first astronaut launch.

Arbery family lawyer: Feds looking into how case handled

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 4:01pm

A lawyer for the family of Ahmaud Arbery said Monday that a federal prosecutor told the slain man's mother federal officials are investigating potential misconduct by local officials who handled the case.