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GOP mutters, gently, as Trump sidesteps Senate for top aides

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 10:34pm

President Donald Trump's latest anointment of an acting head of a major federal agency has prompted muttering, but no more than that, from Republican senators whose job description includes confirming top administration aides.

Trial set for Navy SEAL in Islamic State prisoner's killing

Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 10:09pm

The trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care is set to begin Monday following months of turmoil in one of the Navy's most prominent war crimes cases.

1 person killed, 7 others injured in graduation shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 9:53pm

Authorities in Philadelphia say one person has been killed and at least seven others have been shot during a graduation party.

New Mexico mural focuses on missing Native American women

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 6:39pm

A new mural in southern New Mexico seeks to honor missing and slain Native Americans amid a nationwide push to bring more attention to the issue.

7 fictional fathers to give you feelings for Father's Day

Kaitlyn Workman,  |  Posted Jun 16th - 5:55pm

Fathers, real or fictional, deserve to be celebrated, so we've compiled a list of a few of our favorite dads in popular media.

Franchise fatigue continues with 'Men in Black' and 'Shaft'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 5:15pm

Brand familiarity isn't everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that lesson the hard way this summer with a slew of underperforming sequels and reboots. That so-called franchise fatigue came to a head this weekend with the releases of "Men in Black: International" and "Shaft."

Phoenix police chief apologizes to family over incident

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 4:12pm

Phoenix's police chief has publicly apologized to members of a family at whom police officers pointed guns and yelled profanities while responding to a report of shoplifting.

CEO: Boeing made mistake in handling warning-system problem

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 3:24pm

The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes killed 346 people, and he promised transparency as the aircraft maker works to get the grounded plane back in flight.

Pompeo tries rallying foreign leaders in alleged oil attacks

Ellen Knickmeyer, The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 1:58pm

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is reaching out to wary foreign leaders to frame alleged Iranian attacks in a Middle East oil shipping route as a problem for the world at large, especially for Asian countries vitally dependent on that oil.

Trump calls newspaper report on Russia power grid 'treason'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 1:44pm

President Donald Trump has lashed out at The New York Times, saying it engaged in a "virtual act of treason" for a story that said the U.S. was ramping up its cyber-intrusions into Russia's power grid.

$7.5M award upheld for Spokane crash that paralyzed woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 1:20pm

Appellate judges in Washington state are upholding a $7.5-million jury award for a woman paralyzed in a motorcycle crash.

Meghan and Harry release Father's Day photo of baby Archie

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 1:15pm

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex have released a photograph of their 6-week-old son Archie for Father's Day.

Man stuck on avalanche deposit on Utah's Mount Timpanogos

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 12:09pm

Search and rescue teams are working to rescue a man stuck on an avalanche deposit on Utah's Mount Timpanogos.

Father dies trying to rescue his toddler from Minnesota lake

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 12:08pm

Authorities say a father died while trying to save his 3-year-old child who fell from a bridge into a northwestern Minnesota lake.

Schumer urges FAA to require data recorders in helicopters

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 11:33am

The Senate's top Democrat called on the Federal Aviation Administration Sunday to heed warnings from federal safety investigators and require all helicopters be equipped with flight data recorders, commonly known as a "black box."

Google CEO says he wants to reach the next billion users, but has no plans to relaunch in China

Jackie Wattles, CNN Business  |  Posted Jun 16th - 11:12am

Google was met with outrage last year when it was reported that the company may have been looking to get back into the search engine business in China. The company previously left China in protest over its strict censorship policies — which have only grown more strict.

Scores protest outside Florida detention center for kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 10:37am

Clutching signs and umbrellas against a drenching downpour, scores of people protested Sunday outside a South Florida facility that has become the nation's biggest location for detaining immigrant children.

Hawaii's stunning Kalalau Trail and Haena State Park reopen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 10:25am

The popular Kalalau Trail and Haena State Park are reopening on the Hawaiian island of Kauai this week but will have fewer people.

Burglary suspect caught, had machete wound inflicted by boy

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 10:14am

A North Carolina burglary suspect who was fought off by an 11-year-old boy with a machete was caught Sunday, nearly two days after he slipped away from the hospital where he was treated for a head wound. His capture came after a manhunt and finger-pointing about who was to blame for his escape.

A Utah veteran turning 101 gets over 5,000 birthday cards

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 9:40am

When John Frey's family requested 101 birthday cards to celebrate the World War II veteran's 101st birthday in Utah, they were expecting to get 500 at most.