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Transient charged with stabbing man to death at restaurant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:00pm

A homeless man has been charged with murder in the death of a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse.

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens charged over charity donor list

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:49pm

St. Louis prosecutors on Friday charged Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with a felony for using a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign, adding to the first-term governor's legal woes.

The Latest: Florida school shooting suspect says 'Sorry'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:49pm

The Latest on teenager suspected of firing a shotgun in a Florida high school (all times local):

HHS secretary recovering at home after hospital stay

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:47pm

A spokeswoman says health secretary Alex Azar is recovering at home in Indianapolis after his second hospitalization in less than a week for treatment of a painful bowel condition.

Jury in Arizona border shooting ends week without decision

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:46pm

A judge in the murder trial of a U.S. Border Patrol agent charged in the fatal shooting of a rock-throwing Mexican teenager told jurors to keep trying to reach a verdict after the panel reported Friday they were unable to reach a unanimous decision.

In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

Tom Lobianco and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:44pm

The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump's son and son-in-law Friday, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents.

Protester faces charges for vandalism at NRA lobbyist's home

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:44pm

Protesters are targeting the northern Virginia home of the National Rifle Association's top lobbyist and say the protests will continue.

Student from Zambia ruled eligible for US poetry contest

Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:38pm

A high school student in Maine who fled his native Zambia can compete in a U.S. government-funded poetry contest, a federal judge ruled Friday.

The Latest: Top House Democrat: Start impeachment process

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:36pm

The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

Settlement announced in coroner discrimination lawsuit

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:33pm

A settlement has been reached in a racial discrimination lawsuit against a Mississippi Gulf Coast county and its coroner.

2 arrested over repeated bomb threats at Ogden courthouse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:22pm

Two people have been arrested in connection with bomb threats that forced the evacuation of a northern Utah courthouse three times in three weeks.

Deputies hold vote on sheriff after Florida school massacre

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:14pm

The union that represents the deputies who responded to the Florida high school massacre is holding a no-confidence vote on the sheriff, with the labor group's leaders saying he should have accepted some blame for the shooting.

Missouri lawmakers consider withholding bills from Greitens

Blake Nelson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:12pm

Missouri's Senate leaders are considering holding off on sending bills to Gov. Eric Greitens amid multiple investigations into the governor's personal and professional life.

Pompeo faces opposition on Senate panel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:07pm

Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, is expected to face unified opposition from Democrats at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee next week after one still undecided Democrat announced he would vote no.

Off-duty LAPD officer charged with murder in DUI crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:59pm

An off-duty Los Angeles police officer has been charged with murder in a fiery freeway crash that killed three people.

Army lowers 2017 recruiting goal; more soldiers staying on

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:56pm

The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 active duty soldiers this year and has officially lowered that goal. But Army leaders said the service has been able to encourage more experienced service members to stay on the job to satisfy a growing demand for troops.

For Trump, Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team

Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:53pm

With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to his legal team, President Donald Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender at a time when the White House is looking for ways to bring special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation to a close.

About 2,500 mourners pay respects to Barbara Bush at viewing

Juan A. Lozano and Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:44pm

His daughter standing behind him, former President George H.W. Bush sat at the front of the cavernous sanctuary of St. Martin's Episcopal Church. He gazed up at the rose-draped casket holding his wife of 73 years.

AP PHOTOS: Prince file shows extravagant but isolated life

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:38pm

The end of a two-year investigation into Prince's 2016 drug overdose death was the trigger to release materials compiled by sheriff's detectives, ranging from hundreds of pages of interviews, search warrants and reports to more than 1,000 photos and videos.