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US won't ease sanctions without action by NKorea on nukes

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:10pm

The White House says North Korea won't get sanctions relief until it takes "concrete action" toward denuclearization.

Happy homecoming: Family welcomes back retired police dog

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:08pm

A Pennsylvania transit police officer and his family have been reunited with the police dog they say helped them heal after a son's death.

The Latest: Police: Waffle House suspect arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:07pm

The Latest on shooting at Tennessee restaurant that left four dead (all times local):

New lynching memorial evokes terror of victims

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:04pm

Visitors to the new National Memorial for Peace and Justice first glimpse them, eerily, in the distance: Brown rectangular slabs, 800 in all, inscribed with the names of more than 4,000 souls who lost their lives in lynchings between 1877 and 1950.

Rosenstein puts aside Russia probe to argue at Supreme Court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:01pm

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has taken some time off from overseeing the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election to argue his first case at the Supreme Court.

No ordinary double date: Trumps, Macrons at Mount Vernon

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:54pm

With Iran and a list of other tough issues awaiting them, President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron are starting off the French president's three-day visit with an anything-but-ordinary double date with their wives at George Washington's house.

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Police: Waffle House suspect arrested near his apartment

Sheila Burke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:49pm

The suspect in an attack that killed four people at a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee was arrested Monday not far from his apartment, police said.

The Latest: French president goes for a walk along Penn Ave

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:47pm

The Latest on the state visit by President Emmanuel Macron of France (all times local):

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New species among rare treasure trove of fossils found in California

Ashley Strickland, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:47pm

Finding fossils can be a fact of life for construction crews excavating in California. That's what happened when crews broke ground to begin the new Bay Area Calaveras Dam in 2013. They just didn't expect to find so many.

Prosecutors drop top charges in school shooting plot case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:39pm

Prosecutors have dismissed the most serious charges against a teenager accused of plotting to shoot up his former Vermont high school in a case that has led to changes in state gun laws.

Lawmakers: EPA analysis said Pruitt bug sweep was inadequate

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:33pm

New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices in Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's office was shoddy and wasn't properly certified under U.S. government practices.

Deputy: Man threw exercise weight, fatally striking girl,2

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:17pm

Authorities say a man who had been arguing with a woman in Alabama threw an exercise weight through a car window, striking and fatally injuring their 2-year-old daughter.

Police: Driver crashes car on bridge, plunges to his death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:16pm

Authorities say a driver who crashed his car on a Florida bridge and then crawled out a window has plunged more than 70 feet (20 meters) to his death.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:11pm

Authorities: Tennessee's Waffle House shooting suspect has been taken into custody.

Gunshots fired, car crashes at wedding reception; 4 arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:55am

A wedding reception at a New Hampshire hall has turned chaotic, with gunshots fired and a deliberate car crash outside.

Dozens of prison workers debilitated since NC escape attempt

Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:51am

North Carolina's understaffed prisons remain a dangerous place for employees six months after the bloodiest escape attempt in state history left four workers dead, according to agency data and separate case reports.

Driver held on $150,000 bond in fatal Amish buggy crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:49am

An Ohio driver accused of hitting an Amish buggy in a crash that killed a woman and critically hurt a man and two young children has been jailed on charges including aggravated vehicular homicide.

The Latest: 2 Democratic senators line up behind Pompeo

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:39am

The Latest on the nomination of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state (all times local):

Planned Parenthood sues Indiana over new abortion rules

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:37am

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky is suing Indiana officials over a new law that will require medical providers who treat women for complications arising from abortions to report detailed patient information to the state.

Arrest of black woman at Waffle House sparks complaint

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:26am

An Alabama police department says it's investigating after video showed a black woman being knocked down by police and arrested inside a restaurant.