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Lead Trump lawyer in Russia probe leaves in legal shake-up

Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:05am

President Donald Trump's lead lawyer in the special counsel's Russia investigation has resigned amid a shake-up of the president's legal team.

The Latest: 2nd storm-related death on Long Island

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:02am

The Latest on the spring nor'easter rolling up the East Coast (all times local):

Ex-police sergeant gets 120 years in Florida child porn case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:58am

A former Florida police sergeant was sentenced to 120 years in federal prison for making and possessing child pornography, including images downloaded on his patrol car's computer.

Tennessee lawmakers pass 'In God We Trust' school bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:55am

Tennessee lawmakers have passed a bill to require public schools to prominently display the national motto, "In God We Trust."

House intel OKs report on Russian meddling in 2016 election

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:47am

The House intelligence committee has approved its final report into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, concluding that there was no coordination between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.

How police finally found the Austin bomber

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:42am

The suspected Austin bomber is dead after terrorizing Texas' capital city for three weeks. And in the end the manhunt wasn't cracked by hundreds of phoned-in tips, the big pot of reward money or police pleading to the bomber through TV.

John Dowd, one of President Donald Trump's attorneys, is resigning amid a shake-up of the president's legal team

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:40am

John Dowd, one of President Donald Trump's attorneys, is resigning amid a shake-up of the president's legal team.

Mattis says Saudis Arabia 'part of the solution' in Yemen

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:39am

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday said Saudi Arabia was "part of the solution" in Yemen, where the Saudis are leading a U.S.-supported military campaign against Houthi rebels that is heavily criticized for inflicting civilian casualties.

Idaho zoo euthanizes lion due to age-related health issues

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:38am

An Idaho zoo says it has euthanized its 14-year-old male African lion due to age-related health issues.

Vermont now only US state to never send a woman to Congress

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:27am

Vermont is now the only state to have never sent a woman to Congress.

The Latest: Parkland students on cover of Time magazine

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:26am

The Latest on the aftermath of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida (all times local):


Nor'easter rolls into New England as millions begin cleanup

Ted Shaffrey and Michael Hill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:24am

The latest nor'easter lost some punch as it rolled into New England on Thursday, as millions of people elsewhere in the Northeast dug out from the storm that dumped more than a foot of snow in some places, knocked out power to tens of thousands of customers and had many wishing for more spring-like weather.

Former Virginia police officer arrested on drug charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:17am

A former Virginia police officer has been arrested in Idaho after federal authorities say he conspired to deal heroin and cocaine and told his co-conspirators the identity of a confidential FBI informant.

Reports: FBI investigated AG for possible false statements

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:16am

Published reports say the FBI investigated Attorney General Jeff Sessions for possible false statements to Congress.

Trial delayed for Connecticut driver in crash that killed 4

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:11am

The trial of a Connecticut man police say was driving an SUV that crashed in Massachusetts, killing four passengers, has been delayed because he has a new lawyer.

Jamaican flight crew member charged with sneaking in cocaine

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

Federal authorities say a flight crew member arrived at New York's Kennedy Airport from Jamaica with four packages of cocaine taped to his legs.

Authorities identify body found in Lake Coeur d'Alene

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:58am

Authorities say the body found earlier this month in Lake Coeur d'Alene is the man who went missing during a February outing on the lake.

Troopers to patrol at Florida school where massacre happened

Terry Spencer and Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:54am

Already heightened security was being bolstered Thursday at the Florida high school that became the scene of a massacre last month, with Gov. Rick Scott ordering eight highway patrol troopers to help secure the grounds. The move came after the shooting suspect's brother was arrested on campus, two students were caught carrying knives and another made online threats.

Police release videos of fatal shooting of unarmed black man

Don Thompson and Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:40am

Two officers yelled for a suspect to show his hands, then shouted "Gun! Gun! Gun!" moments before fatally shooting the man, who turned out to be unarmed, audio from body camera footage released by Sacramento police shows.

Forecasters: New round of heavy rain hits California

Amanda Lee Myers and John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:30am

Although the first wave of a worrisome Pacific storm didn't cause any major problems in California, a new round of heavy rain arrived Thursday, leaving authorities and disaster-weary residents on edge.