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Trump increases pressure on Justice Department

Desmond Butler and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:38pm

President Donald Trump is increasing the pressure on the Justice Department, declining to say whether he has confidence in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein after the White House negotiated rare access to classified documents for Trump's congressional allies.

Ryan returns to Capitol to calm restless House Republicans

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:38pm

Seven months before his planned retirement, House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing growing disruption among the GOP ranks, raising fresh questions about his ability to lead a divided group of Republicans through a tough election season.

In the addiction battle, is forced rehab the solution?

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:36pm

The last thing Lizabeth Loud, a month from giving birth, wanted was to be forced into treatment for her heroin and prescription painkiller addiction.

Proposal to build Obama center goes to Chicago City Council

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:36pm

The Chicago City Council is expected to sign off on construction of the Obama Presidential Center in a park on the city's South Side.

Texas governor's school safety talks to tackle gun control

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:32pm

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school violence and safety promised to wade into the thorny issue of gun control with the next round, even though the Republican has been a staunch supporter of gun rights and worked to expand them in the state in recent years.

Hillary Clinton to address New York Democrats

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:28pm

Hillary Clinton plans to deliver the keynote address at a gathering of Democrats in New York state on Wednesday that comes at an especially tumultuous time for a party torn apart by scandal and challenges from its left wing.

Lawyers want 2nd look at death sentence for killer of friend

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:25pm

A condemned killer wants the Ohio Supreme Court to reconsider its decision upholding his death sentence even though a co-defendant who fatally stabbed the victim received a life sentence.

City settles with man kicked in head by officer for $300,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:24pm

Ohio's capital city has agreed to pay a $300,000 settlement to a man who was kicked in the head by a police officer.

Florida marks milestone in Everglades python control program

Jennifer Kay and Josh Replogle, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:22pm

Florida is marking a milestone in its attempt to control an infestation of Burmese pythons in the Everglades.

Trump, Moon try to keep NKorea summit on track amid doubts

Zeke Miller and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:19pm

President Donald Trump labored with South Korea's Moon Jae-in Tuesday to keep the highly anticipated U.S. summit with North Korea on track after Trump abruptly cast doubt that the June 12 meeting would come off. Setting the stakes sky high, Moon said, "The fate and the future of the Korean Peninsula hinge" on the meeting.

Texas Democratic US House candidate blasted by national party committee as too liberal to win in November loses runoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:16pm

Texas Democratic US House candidate blasted by national party committee as too liberal to win in November loses runoff.

Judge: Suspect in officer's death a 'one-man crime wave'

David McFadden and Sarah Rankin, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:12pm

A 16-year-old charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Maryland police officer has been ordered held without bail by a judge who called him a "one-man crime wave."

3 dead in suburban Chicago home were a couple and their son

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:48pm

Authorities say three people found dead in a suburban Chicago home were a couple and their son.

Trump appeals again to delay 'Apprentice' contestant's suit

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:46pm

President Donald Trump wants New York's highest court to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing.

Former Teach for America executive wins Democratic Party nomination for Arkansas governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:23pm

Former Teach for America executive wins Democratic Party nomination for Arkansas governor.

Trump won't say if he has confidence in Rosenstein

Desmond Butler and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:58pm

President Donald Trump declined to say Tuesday whether he has confidence in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, escalating pressure on the Justice Department as his White House negotiated rare access to classified documents for his congressional allies.

Woman falls off cliff at Lake Powell, dies in Page hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:57pm

Authorities have released the name of an Arizona woman who fell off a cliff into Lake Powell last weekend and later died at a hospital in Page.

District docked pay for Parkland principal who lost daughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:49pm

An elementary school principal whose daughter was killed in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre says her school district lacks empathy and transparency.

Hiker dies after falling from Yosemite's Half Dome trail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:20pm

A hiker in Yosemite National Park fell to his death while climbing the iconic granite cliffs of Half Dome in rainy conditions, authorities said Tuesday.