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The Latest: Protest-ride leader gets nod for Utah House seat

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:55pm

The Latest on the Utah Republican convention (all times local):

Texas 8th-graders asked to list positives of slavery

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:48pm

A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery.

Wife: Man struck by California train pushed her off tracks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:45pm

The wife of a man who was struck and killed by a Metrolink train in Southern California says investigators told her he pushed her out of the way.

Retiring Sen. Hatch bids farewell to Utah Republicans

Julian Hattem, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:39pm

One of the longest-serving senators in U.S. history bid farewell to Utah Republican Party delegates Saturday, offering a solemn goodbye to the state that sent him to the Senate for 41 years.

'CHiPs' TV star Estrada donates police dog to Idaho agency

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:36pm

"CHiPs" actor Erik Estrada has donated a drug dog to an east Idaho police agency where he's a reserve police officer.

Body of deported veteran buried in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:29pm

The body of a Marine Corps. veteran who was deported to Mexico more than a decade ago has been laid to rest in a California cemetery.

The Latest: Barbara Bush's casket wheeled out of church

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:28pm

The Latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local):

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Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:24pm

Barbara Bush was the "first lady of the greatest generation."

Mob Museum in Vegas lets visitors play police officer

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:24pm

A museum in Las Vegas lets visitors pretend to be police officers to show the complexity of the decisions that law enforcement officers face when they encounter situations that may require use of deadly force.

2nd person hit in April 11 gunfight with police dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:11pm

Authorities say a second person has died following an April 11 gunfight with sheriff's deputies in rural north Louisiana.

Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

Tom Lobianco and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:54am

A lawsuit by Democratic Party accuses Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump's son and son-in-law of engaging in a conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents.

Suspected Florida school shooter appears in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:38am

A gunman who carried a shotgun in a guitar case and opened fire at a Florida high school has been denied bond during his first court appearance.

Pennsylvania mayor accused of soliciting prostitute

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:37am

State police have arrested the mayor of a Pennsylvania town on charges of soliciting and patronizing a prostitute.

Man killed in random knife attack at California steakhouse

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:28am

A homeless man is facing a murder charge in what authorities say was a random attack on a California father, who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat on his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse.

The Latest: Police got earlier call on suspect in stabbing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:12am

The Latest on a man charged with stabbing a father to death at a Southern California restaurant (all times local):

New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal

Jay Reeves and Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:04am

Elmore Bolling defied the odds against black men and built several successful businesses during the harsh era of Jim Crow segregation in the South. He had more money than a lot of whites, which his descendants believe was all it took to get him lynched in 1947.

N. Idaho man enters pleas following fatal collision

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 10:47am

A northern Idaho man charged with killing a Washington state woman and injuring an Idaho woman after hitting the two with his pickup as they walked along a road in Sandpoint has entered pleas.

'I had nightmares': Nanny slay trial took toll on jurors

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 10:32am

One has recurring nightmares. Another can't take a bath anymore. Still another can't sleep.

Investigation says Prince was isolated, addicted and in pain

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 10:26am

After Prince had to be revived from a drug overdose a week before his death, one friend told the musical superstar that he needed to stop taking painkillers. But Prince said he couldn't — his hands hurt so much that if he quit, he'd have to stop performing.