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What happens to Mueller probe if Rosenstein loses his job?

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 1:45pm

The investigation into Russian election interference is often called the Mueller probe, but it's Rod Rosenstein who oversees it.

Former sheriff's sergeant gets 30 months for inmate assault

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 1:43pm

A former sergeant with a Louisiana sheriff's office drew a 30-month prison sentence for beating a jail inmate and ordering a police dog to bite him, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday.

Trump riding in sleeker version of 'Beast' presidential limo

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:59pm

President Donald Trump is riding around in a new set of wheels.

Deputy pinned by cow uses stun gun to free himself

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:58pm

Authorities in northeastern Arizona say a sheriff's deputy used a stun gun to drive off a large cow that was stepping on him in a field after he rescued another person pinned to the ground by the cow.

Newborn syphilis cases in US reach highest level in 20 years

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:53pm

The number of U.S. babies born infected with syphilis has reached the highest level in 20 years.

Senate GOP leader McConnell: 'I'm confident we're going to win' and confirm Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:40pm

Senate GOP leader McConnell: 'I'm confident we're going to win' and confirm Kavanaugh to Supreme Court.

US national security adviser John Bolton to warn of 'hell to pay' and 'serious consequences' in tough Iran speech

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:33pm

US national security adviser John Bolton to warn of 'hell to pay' and 'serious consequences' in tough Iran speech.

Jury awards $7,500 for each body in Tennessee cemetery case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:29pm

A Tennessee jury has awarded $7,500 for each body at issue in a class-action lawsuit against several funeral homes and a now-closed cemetery where hundreds of bodies were mishandled.

Ex-Houston businessman indicted over 2013 congressional trip

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:27pm

An ex-Houston businessman has been indicted on U.S. charges of concealing that a 2013 trip by some members of Congress to Azerbaijan (ah-zur-by-JAHN') was paid for by that country's government.

The Latest: Fishing crew member released over ICE objections

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:21pm

The Latest on a fatal stabbing on board a fishing vessel off the coast of Massachusetts (all times local):

Authorities: Woman chained to bed to keep prevent testimony

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:03pm

A North Carolina sheriff's department is looking for a man who they say chained a woman to a bed for days to keep her from testifying against him in a domestic violence case.

11 years for soldier who pleaded guilty to chemical weapon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:55am

A federal judge has sentenced a soldier to more than 11 years in prison for making bombs that released chlorine gas and injured two Army investigators near a base in Louisiana.

States blast plan to overhaul endangered species protection

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:54am

Ten states are demanding the Trump administration abandon a proposed overhaul of the Endangered Species Act.

Milwaukee GOP group removes tweet mocking Justice Ginsburg

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:38am

The Milwaukee County GOP deleted a tweet Tuesday that mocks Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by suggesting President Abraham Lincoln groped her.

Get ready for Election Day with voter-registration events

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:34am

With election season heating up, people in Utah can register to vote at a series of events on National Voter Registration Day.

North Dakota woman says she never "explicitly" told ex-boyfriend of plan to kill pregnant friend, cut baby from her womb

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:26am

North Dakota woman says she never "explicitly" told ex-boyfriend of plan to kill pregnant friend, cut baby from her womb.

The Latest: Speech pathologist: Victim couldn't talk clearly

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:05am

The Latest on a trial (all times local):

ACLU sues New Hampshire police force over immigration policy

Michael Casey, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:03am

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against a New Hampshire city for allegedly detaining a Jordanian man on immigration violations after he helped authorities nab a suspect in another case.

Watchdog: MDs with convictions hired to examine immigrants

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:03am

One physician appointed to examine immigrants was convicted of solicitation of capital murder because he tried to hire a hit man to kill a dissatisfied patient in Houston. Another had a history of sexual misconduct and exploitation of female patients. And a third was disciplined for allowing her staff to dilute vaccines.