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Trump says he will make a 'major announcement' on Saturday afternoon about the government shutdown and border security

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:57pm

Trump says he will make a 'major announcement' on Saturday afternoon about the government shutdown and border security.

Trump invited to North Carolina to give State of the Union

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:51pm

The speaker of the North Carolina House has invited President Donald Trump to the state's legislature to deliver the State of the Union address.

$1.4 million Batman comic collection stolen in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:42pm

A Florida man is reaching out to the comic-collecting community, hoping to reclaim nearly 450 valuable comic books that were recently stolen.

School official: Boy wrongly punished for fake lunch money

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:35pm

A school superintendent in Georgia said Friday a 12-year-old boy who tried to buy lunch with a counterfeit $20 bill appears to have been unaware the bill was fake and should not have been punished.

2 West Virginia troopers fired for using excessive force

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:25pm

Two West Virginia state troopers accused of beating a 16-year-old male suspect during an arrest have been fired, state police announced Friday.

Travel industry fears damage from a long government shutdown

David Koenig and Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:25pm

America's busiest airport, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International, is a blur of activity on the best of days. But an extra layer of anxiety gripped the airport Friday, the eve of a three-day holiday weekend. The partial government shutdown — the longest ever — has thinned the ranks of federal workers who staff airport security lines. And some travelers had braced for the worst.

The Latest: Officer to plead not guilty after man's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:11pm

The Latest on the criminal case against a white Nashville police officer who shot and killed an armed black man who was fleeing (all times local):

Supreme Court inaction suggests DACA safe for another year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:03pm

The Obama-era program that shields young immigrants from deportation and that President Donald Trump has sought to end seems likely to survive for at least another year.

Sen. Merkley asks FBI to investigate DHS secretary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:03pm

A Democratic senator is asking the FBI to investigate whether Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen lied during testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

University of Oklahoma investigates blackface, slur in video

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:01pm

The University of Oklahoma says it's investigating after a video began circulating on social media showing one of its students wearing black paint on her face and using a racial epithet.

Couple guilty in starvation death will spend lives in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:00pm

An Iowa couple convicted in the starvation death of their 16-year-old adopted daughter will likely spend the rest of their lives in prison.

Settlement reached in wrongful death suit against deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:43pm

The family of a California man killed by a sheriff's deputy in 2016 is set to receive a $7 million settlement from Sacramento County.

Strangers rally to attend funeral for veteran who died alone

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:36pm

Although an Army veteran had no family with him as he died last month, hundreds of strangers came together Friday for his funeral with military honors thanks to the work of a volunteer.

Border Patrol arrests 376 who dug under barrier in Arizona

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:29pm

A group of 376 Central Americans was arrested in southwest Arizona, the vast majority of them families who dug short, shallow holes under a barrier to cross the border, authorities said Friday.

Michigan sheriff: Warrant needed if ICE wants jail inmates

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:28pm

The sheriff in western Michigan's largest county says her jail won't release people to federal immigration agents unless they present an arrest warrant from a judge.

Police make 2 arrests in triple slaying in Kentucky

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:24pm

Two arrests were made Friday in the deaths of three people found shot a day earlier at a home in western Kentucky, and police said the investigation was "far from over" as they sought more people to question.

Audit finds deteriorating infrastructure at Naval Academy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:08pm

An audit has found that the Naval Academy has decaying walls, plumbing issues and condemned offices and balconies.

Man accused of threat linked to R Kelly turns self in

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:04pm

A man accused of threatening a father who says singer R. Kelly kept his daughter from her family has turned himself in.

Tennessee officer indicted for killing black man

Travis Loller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 1:51pm

A grand jury in Tennessee indicted a white police officer on a charge of first-degree murder for killing an armed black man who ran when he saw police, according to a Friday news release from the Nashville district attorney's office.

The Latest: Snow falling in parts of the Midwest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 1:49pm

The Latest on a winter storm moving across the Midwest to New England (all times local):