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The Latest: Mom of teen shot by officer: Son was kind, funny

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 8:13am

The Latest on the homicide trial of a white Pennsylvania police officer in the shooting of an unarmed black 17-year-old (all times local):

GOP senator says he's fed up with Trump's attacks on McCain

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 8:07am

A Republican senator says that he's had enough of President Donald Trump's personal attacks on the late John McCain and that "the country deserves better."

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 8:03am

Harvard University has "shamelessly" turned a profit from photos of two 19th-century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos over to the slaves' descendants, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

Man who sought drugs smuggled by sled to be sentenced

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 8:02am

A North Carolina man is due to be sentenced in federal court for plotting to steal a shipment of counterfeit Xanax pills valued at $1.6 million that were smuggled into the United States from Canada.


FDA approves drug for treating postpartum depression

Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 8:01am

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug specifically developed for severe depression after childbirth.

Officer convicted of killing black motorist wants new trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 7:52am

The Florida police officer recently convicted of killing a stranded black motorist wants the verdict dismissed.

Preschoolers allegedly punished by standing naked in closet

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 7:37am

Two teachers in Illinois are on paid leave as authorities investigate allegations that one forced preschool children to stand naked in a closet with the door open as punishment for misbehaving.

Lawsuit: Vanderbilt hospital operated on wrong kidney

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 7:19am

A Tennessee woman says Vanderbilt University Medical Center operated on the wrong kidney during her surgery in what federal officials call a "never event."

Trump escalates feud with Kellyanne Conway's husband

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 7:13am

Kellyanne Conway's husband is a "husband from hell!" President Donald Trump declared Wednesday, escalating his awkward public fight with the spouse of a top aide.

Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 7:09am

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox’s entertainment business, putting “Cinderella,” ″The Simpsons,” ″Star Wars” and “Dr. Strange” under one corporate roof.

Trump nominates career diplomat as Cape Verde ambassador

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 7:06am

U.S. President Donald Trump has nominated a career diplomat as ambassador to Cape Verde.

Grand jury indicts Illinois man accused in deputy's killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 7:03am

A grand jury has indicted an Illinois man in the fatal shooting of a sheriff's deputy who was trying to serve an arrest warrant at a hotel.

Labrador retriever most pup-ular US dog breed for 28th year

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 6:54am

Labrador retrievers aren't letting go of their hold on U.S. dog lovers, but German shorthaired pointers are tugging on the top ranks of doggy popularity, according to new American Kennel Club data.

Report: Worker who died at Epcot fell off cherry picker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 6:32am

Authorities say a man who died in an industrial accident at Disney World's Epcot theme park fell from the elevated basket of a cherry picker.

Teacher accused of slamming door, severing student's hand

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 6:04am

A Maryland middle school teacher is accused of slamming a door on a student's hand so hard that three of her fingers were severed.

Raucous spring break crowds stressing Miami Beach officials

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:57am

The Miami Beach Police Department says additional officers will start patrolling Ocean Drive this weekend to keep an eye on a raucous spring break crowd.

Dozens of dead animals once again found in woman's freezer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:52am

Authorities in Virginia say a Virginia Beach woman has once again been found to be in possession of dozens of dead animals.

Dozens of rattlesnakes removed from under Texas home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:45am

A Texas homeowner who reported seeing "a few" snakes under his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes living beneath his house.

Officials: Temple mumps outbreak swells to 67 likely cases

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:45am

Philadelphia health officials say they've now believe 67 people have contracted mumps at Temple University.

Louisiana-owned plantation removes sign about 'happy' slaves

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:32am

An official sign declaring that slaves were "well taken-care of and happy" at Louisiana's most-visited historical site has been removed.