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Long-lost sisters meet after DNA test reveals relation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:44am

Two long-lost sisters had no idea they share the same parents until an Ancestry.com DNA test revealed the fact six months ago.

Accused cop killers take plea deal to avoid death penalty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:40am

Two men charged in the 2015 shooting death of a Philadelphia police officer during a robbery have pleaded guilty in exchange for taking the death penalty off the table.

The Latest: Wounded California firefighter dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:39am

The Latest on a shooting that wounded two firefighters and another person in Southern California (all times local):

The Latest: AG pleased Supreme Court won't hear Dassey case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:36am

The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court declining to take Brendan Dassey's case (all times local):

Supreme Court declines to hear 'Making a Murderer' case

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:34am

The Supreme Court said Monday it won't weigh in on the case of a teenager convicted of rape and murder whose story was documented in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer."

Police: 2 dead, 1 hurt in small plane crash in Detroit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:34am

Authorities say two people have died and a third was injured when a small plane crashed in Detroit while heading to the city's municipal airport.

Fire chief: 1 of the 2 California firefighters who were wounded at a retirement home shooting has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:29am

Fire chief: 1 of the 2 California firefighters who were wounded at a retirement home shooting has died.

Governor: Claims against son will get independent review

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:28am

Massachusetts' governor says he expects a fair and thorough investigation into an improper conduct accusation against his adult son aboard a jetliner.

Activists to protest immigration policies as Sessions speaks

Colleen Long, Will Weissert and John L. Mone, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:26am

A coalition of civil rights, religious and union activists opposed to President Donald Trump's immigration policies prepared to stage a protest Monday at a school-safety conference in Nevada where Attorney General Jeff Sessions was scheduled to be the keynote speaker.

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GOP leaders eye new bill on family separations at border

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:22am

Top House Republicans are discussing legislation aimed at curbing the separation of migrant families at the border, GOP aides said Monday. The election-year response to public uproar over the Trump administration policy comes as a broader immigration package heads toward likely House defeat this week.

Supreme Court rules for Texas redistricting plans

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:13am

The Supreme Court is upholding Texas' use of electoral districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory.

The Latest: Would-be Olympian charged in death of cyclist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:04am

The Latest on a hit-and-run crash that killed a Florida father on bike ride with his young sons (all times local):

West Jordan police investigate possible abduction attempt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:04am

Police in West Jordan are investigating a possible abduction attempt of an 8-year-old girl.

2 workers killed by falling countertop slabs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:03am

Two workers have been killed by 800-pound (363-kilogram) slabs of countertop material that fell on them while being unloaded from a trailer in New York.

Arrest made in hit-and-run death of dad on family bike ride

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:00am

Police in Florida say a motorist "purposely drove off the road," cutting across traffic and over a grass easement, to kill a father on a bike ride with his two young sons.

Activists against immigration policies to protest in Nevada

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:50am

The Latest on separation of immigrant children from their parents (all times local):

The Latest: Autopsy: Black man shot multiple times by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:49am

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police (all times local):

Lawsuit: Police chief imposed mandatory religious counseling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:38am

A federal lawsuit claims a Louisiana city's elected police chief imposed his religious beliefs on officers and reprimanded them for missing mandatory religious counseling sessions.

Funeral to be held for Pennsylvania teen killed by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:26am

Funeral services are being held Monday for a black teenager shot and killed by a white police officer when he fled a traffic stop in Pennsylvania last week.