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The Latest: Comey to Trump: America will decide who's honest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 12:24pm

The Latest on the dismissal of Andrew McCabe, a former FBI deputy director (all times local):

Immigrant reunited with child months after separation by US

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 12:19pm

A Congolese mother has been reunited with her 7-year-old daughter months after they crossed the California-Mexico border seeking asylum and were separated by the U.S. government, an American Civil Liberties Union lawyer said Saturday.

Illinois governor race more fierce, costly as primary nears

Sara Burnett, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 12:12pm

Illinois gubernatorial candidates are making their final push ahead of Tuesday's primary in what's become an increasingly fierce — and expensive — contest.

Harvard to host Florida shooting survivors for panel on guns

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 12:04pm

Six students who survived last month's mass shooting at a Florida high school will be visiting Harvard University to talk about guns.

AP learns fired McCabe kept personal memos regarding Trump

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:58am

Andrew McCabe, the onetime FBI deputy director long scorned by President Donald Trump and just fired by the attorney general, kept personal memos describing interactions with the president that are similar to the notes compiled by dismissed FBI chief James Comey, The Associated Press has learned.

Pence briefly celebrates St. Patrick's Day in Savannah

Russ Bynum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:46am

Vice President Mike Pence left Saturday's St. Patrick's Day parade in Georgia's oldest city after walking a short leg of the procession.

Immigrant detainee who alleged sex abuse to be released

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:32am

U.S. immigration officials have agreed to release a Salvadoran woman who said a guard groped her inside an immigration detention facility.

BLM postpones meeting on wild horses over notice dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:21am

The federal Bureau of Land Management is postponing an advisory panel's scheduled March 27-28 meeting to make recommendations on wild horses and burros because of a dispute over public notice.

Man unsuccessfully appeals dismissal of his own charges

Mark Gillispie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:15am

Ronald Bergrin appears to have both won and lost Friday when a slightly bemused three-judge appeals court panel upheld dismissal of his charges for threatening an FBI agent after deeming him mentally incompetent to stand trial.

Teacher who fired gun apologizes to California community

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:10am

A teacher at a Northern California high school has apologized for accidentally firing a gun inside his classroom, injuring three students.

The Latest: Pence leaves St. Patrick's Day parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:08am

The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Savannah (all times local):

AP learns fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe maintained personal memos regarding President Donald Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:01am

AP learns fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe maintained personal memos regarding President Donald Trump.

Writing about leaving city for simpler life? Join the club

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 10:52am

There's yet another account of city dwellers fleeing urban life and materialism for a simpler existence in — where else? Vermont.

Chicago River dyed green for St. Patrick's Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 10:42am

The Chicago River has been dyed a bright shade of green, kicking off the city's St. Patrick's Day festivities.

California city weighs opting out of so-called sanctuary law

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 10:29am

A Southern California city will consider an ordinance to exempt itself from a state law that limits cooperation between local police and federal immigration agents.

Officials say crews removed 2 vehicles from under bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 10:28am

The Latest on the deadly pedestrian bridge collapse in Miami (all times local):

Texas authorities: At least 12 arrested for animal ritual

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 9:45am

Authorities in Texas have arrested at least a dozen people for animal cruelty after interrupting what they believe was ritual sacrifice.

Potential eruptions at Yellowstone geyser, world's largest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 9:20am

Yellowstone National Park has reported a series of potential eruptions from the world's largest active geyser for the first time since 2014.

Militia members accused of targeting Somalis to stand trial

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 9:00am

Months before the 2016 general election, members of a Kansas militia group that prosecutors say came to be known as the "the Crusaders" met in an office to pick the targets of bombings that they hoped would inspire a wave of attacks on Muslims throughout the U.S.