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The Latest: Trump says he was pressured not to move embassy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:30am

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The Latest: Trump blames McCain for failure on health care

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:29am

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Prosecutor: Boise police shooting of man justified

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:29am

A prosecutor has ruled that Boise Police officers were justified when they wounded a Meridian man during a parking lot confrontation last fall.

Nasty flu season showing signs of winding down in US

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:29am

Could this nasty flu season finally be winding down?

Wildfire extinguished at US navy base with help from Cubans

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:28am

A U.S. military spokeswoman says a wildfire at the Guantanamo Bay Navy base has been put out with help from Cuban fire brigades.

Ex-BYU star sues window blind makers over daughter's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:27am

A former Brigham Young University football player and coach has sued several window blind makers over what he alleges is a faulty product that caused the death of his daughter.

The Latest: Senate leader questions if Greitens can lead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:26am

The Latest on the indictment of Republican Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

Trump calls for arming many teachers, more guards at schools

Ken Thomas and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:24am

Urging the arming of many teachers and school security guards, President Donald Trump said Friday the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure."

Ex-Trump campaign aide agrees to guilty plea in Russia probe

Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:20am

Rick Gates, a top adviser to the 2016 Trump campaign and close aide of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, is expected to plead guilty in the ongoing Russia probe being led by special counsel Robert Mueller, according to a person close to Gates.

AP Explains: Graham's rare honor at US Capitol

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:08am

Congress is reserving one of the nation's greatest distinctions for the Rev. Billy Graham, selecting him to lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda next Wednesday and Thursday.

The Latest: Former Trump campaign official to plead guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:06am

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The Latest: Officer says wounded student gave key details

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:06am

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Former teacher aide sentenced in Oklahoma child abuse case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:06am

A former teaching assistant who pleaded guilty to molesting 10 girls at an Oklahoma elementary school has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

More flooding expected this weekend in Midwest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:00am

Flooding that prompted evacuations in parts of the Midwest persisted Friday in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and could last through the weekend in some areas that have been swamped by high water from heavy rains and melting snow.

AP source: Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates expected to plead guilty in Russia probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:57am

AP source: Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates expected to plead guilty in Russia probe.

Missouri governor defiant after indictment linked to affair

Jim Salter, David A. Lieb and Summer Ballentine, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:56am

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens remains defiant, even amid calls for impeachment or resignation, after a St. Louis grand jury indicted him for felony invasion of privacy, alleging the Republican took a compromising photo of a woman during an extramarital affair the year before he was elected.

Activist Lewis honored decades after civil rights arrest

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:54am

The first time John Lewis traveled to Mississippi in 1961, he was arrested and jailed with other Freedom Riders, black and white, who challenged segregation in a bus station.

Crash kills 3 current, former community college students

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:53am

Police say a fiery early morning crash in central New York killed three current and former community college students.

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Florida school shooting: 'abject breakdown at all levels'

Gary Fineout, Jennifer Kay and Josh Replogle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:50am

The Florida high school where a former student shot and killed 17 people with an assault-type rifle reopened for teachers Friday as the community grappled with word that the armed officer on campus did nothing to stop the shooter.

APNewsBreak: Interior boss alters overhaul after pushback

Matthew Brown and Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:38am

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke revamped a plan for a sweeping overhaul of his department Friday with a new organizational map that more closely follows state lines instead of the natural boundaries he initially proposed.