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The Latest: Judiciary Democrats to hold mock Mueller hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 7:25pm

The Latest on former special counsel Robert Mueller's upcoming congressional testimony (all times local):

Lawyers seek 10 years instead of life for pipe bomb mailer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 7:23pm

Attorneys for a Florida man who mailed crudely made pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump weeks before the midterm elections say he should spend no more than 10 years and one month in prison.

Lawsuit: Man linked to 19 deaths killed another woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 6:39pm

A lawsuit alleges a 90-year-old woman is another victim of a Dallas man who has been linked to 19 deaths.

Trump expands fast-track deportation authority across US

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 5:33pm

The Trump administration announced Monday that it will vastly extend the authority of immigration officers to deport migrants without allowing them to appear before judges, its second major policy shift on immigration in eight days.

Man wanted in woman's death killed in shootout with police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 4:42pm

A Mississippi man wanted in a woman's death was killed Monday in a shootout with officers trying to arrest him.

Homicide charge filed in shooting death of off-duty officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 4:29pm

A man suspected of fatally shooting an off-duty Pittsburgh police officer more than a week ago has been charged with criminal homicide, police announced Monday.

Jailed judge alleging pedophile ring on verge of extradition

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 4:03pm

A lawyer for a former Lithuanian judge and parliament member jailed in Chicago said Monday that a new court ruling could be a fatal blow to his client's long fight against extradition to Lithuania, saying she could be sent back any day now to the Baltic Sea nation where she says she exposed a network of influential pedophiles.

Ex-Virginia governor says he's contesting harassment probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 3:53pm

Former Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder says he is contesting an investigator's finding that he kissed a university student six decades his junior without her consent.

Usually talkative Trump silent on asylum changes

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 3:49pm

It is, arguably, the most sweeping step that President Donald Trump's administration has taken to try to stop the flow of migrants at the border — the kind of thing he might have been expected to promote on Twitter and brandish in front of news cameras as proof he is taking hardline steps to crack down on illegal immigration.

Manslaughter plea in Black Lives Matter activist's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 3:45pm

A 27-year-old New Orleans man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the shooting of a Black Lives Matter activist known for his leap through police tape to try to seize a Confederate battle flag during a 2017 demonstration over Civil War monuments in South Carolina.

Protests spread as activists fight telescope in Hawaii

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 3:27pm

Demonstrations against a giant telescope planned for Hawaii's tallest peak have spread to New York, Las Vegas and Honolulu's tourist mecca of Waikiki as Native Hawaiians push to protect what they say is a sacred place.

Governor says Alabama 'working' to avoid prison lawsuit

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 3:16pm

As Alabama tries to address its troubled corrections system, Gov. Kay Ivey convened a new criminal justice study commission Monday and said the state is working to avoid a Department of Justice lawsuit over prison conditions.

Study: Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 3:07pm

Millions of people who take aspirin to prevent a heart attack may need to rethink the pill-popping, Harvard researchers reported Monday.

India disputes that it asked Trump to mediate Kashmir fight

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 3:03pm

India is disputing President Donald Trump's comment that it asked him to mediate the long-running dispute over Kashmir.

The Latest: Regatta declines to comment on reporter's suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 2:52pm

The Latest on a TV reporter's lawsuit over injuries he says he suffered during a promotional stunt (all times local):

Chelsea Clinton announces birth of 3rd child, named Jasper

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 2:49pm

Chelsea Clinton has announced the birth of her third child. Jasper Clinton Mezvinsky was born Monday.

Tropical depression forms offshore from South Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 2:45pm

A tropical depression has formed in warm waters offshore of South Florida.

Franken says he 'absolutely' regrets resigning from Senate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 2:21pm

Former Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota says he "absolutely" regrets resigning from the Senate after seven women accused him of unwanted kissing or touching.

Tom Hanks is absolutely perfect as Mister Rogers in new movie trailer

Marianne Garvey, CNN  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 2:03pm

Just in time for a Monday, Sony has released the first trailer for the upcoming film about the late Fred Rogers, "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.

Utah man pleads not guilty to 2 Los Angeles-area killings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:42pm

A Utah man has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges stemming from the alleged murders of an off-duty Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy and a professional Russian snowboarder in June.