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FBI report: Mailed pipe bomb devices wouldn't have worked

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:45pm

An FBI analysis of crudely made pipe bombs mailed to prominently critics of President Donald Trump has concluded they wouldn't have worked, according to a report made public Tuesday.

Police chief retiring after criticism in slain student case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:40pm

The University of Utah police chief is retiring months after his department came under fierce criticism for its handling of a student's increasingly urgent reports about her ex-boyfriend before the man killed her on campus.

No bail for Mexican megachurch leader in child rape case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:31pm

The leader of Mexican megachurch La Luz del Mundo will be held without bail on charges of child rape and human trafficking, a move that came after a historically-high $50 million bail was set earlier in the case.

USDA: 40% of transferred ag researchers to move to Midwest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:24pm

The Department of Agriculture says fewer than 40% of the researchers whose jobs are being transferred from Washington, D.C., to Kansas City will make the move to the Midwest.

The Latest: Epstein says finances too complex to summarize

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:13pm

The Latest on the sex trafficking charges against wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein. (all times local):

Man who kidnapped Jayme Closs moved out of Wisconsin

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

A man who admitted to kidnapping Jayme Closs and killing her parents has been moved to a facility outside Wisconsin.

House condemns Trump 'racist' tweets in extraordinary rebuke

Alan Fram and Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:06pm

In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led House voted Tuesday night to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump's Republican congressional allies and his own insistence he hasn't "a racist bone in my body."

Scientist ready to get back to work after case dismissed

Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:02pm

A prominent coastal scientist in Louisiana said Tuesday that he's ready to get back to work one day after federal charges against him for allegedly stealing trade secrets were abruptly dropped when prosecutors said they didn't have enough evidence.

Man faces felonies after 1,000 guns seized from LA mansion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:02pm

A 58-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to dozens of felonies after a raid at a Los Angeles mansion uncovered more than 1,000 guns.

The Latest: Phoenix reaches hottest temperature of the year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:54pm

The Latest on high temperatures in Phoenix (all times local):

US sanctions Myanmar generals over killings of Rohingya

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:45pm

The United States is hitting four top Myanmar generals, including the country's commander in chief and his deputy, with sanctions over the mass killings of Rohingya Muslims.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims Omar praised al-Qaida

Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:43pm

In trying to make the case that Rep. Ilhan Omar loves terrorists, President Donald Trump put words in her mouth.

Planned Parenthood president forced out after only 8 months

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:41pm

The president of Planned Parenthood, Dr. Leana Wen, was ousted Tuesday after just eight months on the job as the organization faced unprecedented challenges related to its role as the leading abortion provider in the U.S.

Temperature in Phoenix spikes to hottest of the year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:38pm

The temperature in Phoenix hit a whopping 115 degrees Tuesday, making it the city's hottest day so far this year.

Second special prosecutor appointed over Greitens case

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:12pm

Last year's criminal case involving Missouri's former governor is under the scrutiny of a second special prosecutor, this time to investigate allegations from St. Louis' prosecutor.

The Latest: Immigrant advocates sue over new asylum rule

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:44pm

The Latest on the Trump administration's effort to end asylum protections for many migrants (all times local):

6-year-old girl dies after getting hit with golf ball

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:43pm

Authorities say a 6-year-old Utah girl has died after her father accidentally hit her with a golf ball.

Man arrested in slaying of 75-year-old community activist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:34pm

Police have arrested a man in the slaying of a community leader who founded Baton Rouge's African American history museum.

Trump aide Conway asks reporter, 'What's your ethnicity?'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:09pm

White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says she meant no disrespect in asking a reporter to reveal his ethnicity.