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Trump tweet: GOP should stop wasting time on immigration

Alan Fram and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:18am

President Donald Trump on Friday told his fellow Republicans in Congress to "stop wasting their time" on immigration legislation until after the November elections. GOP leaders said they'd press on anyway, but his comments further damaged their attempt to win over wavering lawmakers for a measure already facing likely defeat.

Summer camp illness sends 33 kids, 3 adults to hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:10am

Authorities say 33 children and three adults were hospitalized after falling ill during a summer camp in Florida. Most of them complained of nausea and vomiting and have been released from the hospital.

Woman charged in ATM explosion at Philadelphia business

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:53am

Authorities say a Philadelphia woman helped blow up an ATM inside a city business during an unsuccessful theft attempt.

Sheriff: Fatal shooting justified in argument over dog

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:51am

A Florida sheriff says the fatal shooting of a man during an argument over a dog named Princess was self-defense.

Maryland office park killing suspect sentenced in Delaware

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:41am

A man accused of shooting five co-workers at a granite company in Maryland, killing three, has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for attempted manslaughter and other crimes in the later shooting of a man in Delaware.

Where pot is now legal, no-longer-criminals seek forgiveness

David Jordan, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:32am

Despite its name, hippie reputation and liberal spirit, Vermont hasn't always been kind to pot smokers. Now, as the state moves to legalize weed beyond medical use, those punished in the past for marijuana misdemeanors are seeking forgiveness.

The Latest: Trump says Dems are spreading phony border tales

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:24am

The Latest on immigration legislation (all times local):

Judge dismisses Cuomo from woman's sexual harassment lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:22am

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) and the state have been dropped from a lawsuit filed by a woman who says a former Cuomo appointee sexually harassed her.

Mother charged with murder in 2016 death of 4-year-old son

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:07am

A 29-year-old Chicago woman has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of her 4-year-old son two years ago.

'I love you, be strong, we'll get through this': Josh and Thamy Holt open up about their ordeal

Ladd Egan, KSL TV and McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:00am

Nearly a month after their surprise release from a Venezuelan prison, Josh Holt and his wife Thamy say it's still hard to believe they are together and safe.

Cruise ship cleared after drifting into sailboats inn harbor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:57am

A 175-foot cruise ship with more than 300 passengers that briefly lost power and drifted into several moored sailboats on Boston Harbor, sending one man scrambling for safety, has been cleared to resume operations.

Girl pushed by Texas officer at pool party settles for $150K

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:39am

A bikini-clad black teenager who was shoved to the ground by a white Texas police officer has settled a federal lawsuit against him and the city of McKinney for almost $150,000.

Police: Man arrested after family spat causes fatal pileup

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:24am

Police say one person is dead and another is in custody after a family argument caused vehicles to pile up on a Mississippi highway.

AP-NORC Poll: Americans say no to presidential self-pardons

Steve Peoples and Emily Swanson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:20am

Even in an era of deep political division, Democrats and Republicans agree presidents should not pardon themselves. And if the nation's chief executive ever does so, majorities of Americans in both parties believe Congress should impeach that president.

The Latest: Groups sue Boston schools, allege info sharing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:59am

The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local):

Social media _ not famous face _ is key to protest marches

Sharon Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:42am

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. marching arm-in-arm with other civil rights activists. Cesar Chavez hoisting a picket sign in a farm workers' strike. Gloria Steinem rallying other feminists for equal rights.

Police: Town official punched 70-year-old man in the face

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:26am

Police have arrested a Connecticut town official they say punched a 70-year-old man in the face.

Man gets life sentence for fatal robbery of $4

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:25am

A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for a fatal robbery that earned him and an accomplice $4.

4th person pleads guilty in death of former football star

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:04am

The fourth and final suspect in the slaying three years ago of a former high school football star in Massachusetts has pleaded guilty days before his trial was scheduled to start.

AP-NORC Poll: Regardless of political party, Americans reject idea presidents should be able to pardon themselves

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:01am

AP-NORC Poll: Regardless of political party, Americans reject idea presidents should be able to pardon themselves.