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Despite denials, lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:41pm

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt met in his office last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced condo where Pruitt was living.

'CHiPs' TV star Estrada donates police dog to Idaho agency

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 8:55pm

"CHiPs" actor Erik Estrada has donated a drug dog to an east Idaho police agency where he's a reserve police officer.

Police seek attacker in hate-crime NYC subway assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 8:49pm

Police are looking for a man wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat and shirt who pushed another man onto New York City subway tracks while shouting anti-Hispanic slurs at him.

After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

Ryan Nakashima and Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 8:27pm

Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone. YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more videos, posts and pages than any set of human eyes could ever check.

The Latest: Romney won't discuss Trump reelection

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 8:15pm

The Latest on the Utah Republican convention (all times local):

Mitt Romney fails to secure GOP nomination for US Senate seat in Utah at convention, must compete in primary

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 7:31pm

Mitt Romney fails to secure GOP nomination for US Senate seat in Utah at convention, must compete in primary.

Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 6:24pm

Barbara Bush was remembered as the "first lady of the Greatest Generation" during a funeral Saturday attended by four former U.S. presidents and hundreds of other people who filled a Houston church with laughter as much as tears, with many recalling her quick wit and devotion to family.

Retiring Sen. Hatch bids farewell to Utah Republicans

Julian Hattem, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 5:46pm

One of the longest-serving senators in U.S. history bid farewell to Utah Republican Party delegates Saturday, offering a solemn goodbye to the state that sent him to the Senate for 41 years.

Man killed in random knife attack at California steakhouse

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 5:24pm

A homeless man who randomly stabbed a patron in a crowded Southern California restaurant to death as he was holding his daughter was reported just a few hours earlier for disruptive behavior, but police ultimately determined he was not a threat, authorities said Saturday.

Body of deported veteran buried in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 3:57pm

For years, Marine Corps. veteran Enrique Salas sought to return to the United States after he was deported from Mexico.

Suspected Florida school shooter appears in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 3:38pm

A man accused of opening fire at a Florida high school was denied bond during his first court appearance Saturday.

Iranian foreign minister wants 'respect' from US

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 3:35pm

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the U.S. government of arrogance and belligerence, saying that Washington needed "a change in attitude" before any meaningful negotiations can begin over several U.S. citizens being held prisoner in Iran.

Romney's nephew fails to make Colorado primary ballot

Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 3:33pm

Businessman Doug Robinson, a nephew of former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, failed to qualify for Colorado's Republican gubernatorial primary ballot, a state official announced Friday.

Roberta Flack leaves Harlem awards show after feeling ill

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 3:32pm

Singer-songwriter Roberta Flack was under observation at a Manhattan hospital Saturday after suddenly feeling ill before her appearance at Harlem's Apollo Theater.

Pennsylvania mayor accused of soliciting prostitute

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 3:25pm

State police have arrested the mayor of a Pennsylvania town on charges of soliciting and patronizing a prostitute.

Memphis police officer shoots, kills shooting suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 3:15pm

A police officer has fatally shot a man who was a suspect in two shootings in Tennessee, authorities said Saturday.

Police: Woman accidentally shoots and kills young daughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 2:35pm

Police say a 2-year-old girl has been accidentally shot and killed by her mother at a hotel outside of Cleveland.

Woman killed, child wounded in Southern California shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 1:16pm

Authorities say a Southern California man initially thought to be a witness to a shooting that killed his girlfriend and wounded their 8-year-old daughter has been arrested for the crime.

Rep. Scalise out of hospital after surgery tied to shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 1:10pm

The No. 3 House Republican leader has been released from a hospital after follow-up surgery related to the wounds he received from a shooting at a GOP baseball practice 10 months ago.