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Navajo Nation searches for funding to replace decrepit jails

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 11:06pm

Navajo Nation officials are in search of funding to replace two, deteriorating tribal jails.

Judge cautions lawyers to watch language in abortion case

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 11:03pm

A federal judge in Kentucky has cautioned lawyers to watch their language in their bitter legal feud over abortion — this time over a lawsuit challenging two new state laws aimed at putting more restrictions on the procedure.

Trump administration now says entire Affordable Care Act should be struck down

Ariane De Vogue and Tami Luhby, CNN  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:27pm

The Trump administration on Monday said the entire Affordable Care Act should be struck down, in a dramatic reversal.

Supreme Court hears arguments over partisan redistricting

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:23pm

The Supreme Court is returning to arguments over whether the political task of redistricting can be overly partisan.

Trump welcomes Mueller's findings, but says he's been abused

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:19pm

House Democrats pressed the Justice Department to provide the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller even as Republicans gleefully called for them to "move on" from the Russia investigation. President Donald Trump accused those responsible for launching Mueller's probe of "treasonous things against our country" and said they "certainly will be looked into."

House set to uphold Trump veto, let border emergency stand

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:19pm

President Donald Trump is nearing a victory over Democrats as the House tries overriding his first veto, a vote that seems certain to fail and would let stand his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border.

5 inmates escape N. Carolina jail, 2 taken into custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 9:54pm

Two of the five inmates who escaped from the Nash County Detention center in North Carolina have been taken into custody.

Last 2 pandas at San Diego Zoo to leave for China

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 9:39pm

The San Diego Zoo is preparing to say farewell to its last two giant pandas.

4 killed, 6 hospitalized after SUV crashes in South Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:37pm

Four people were killed and six were hospitalized — all foreign nationals — after the sport utility vehicle in which they were travelling crashed while speeding away from deputies.

Man charged with keeping mother's body tarped in front yard

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:32pm

An East Texas man is jailed after sheriff's deputies said he was keeping his mother's body wrapped in a tarpaulin in their front yard.

Lawsuit: Sater looked to launder cash through Trump projects

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:59pm

A Soviet-born convicted felon who worked on real estate deals with President Donald Trump was accused in a lawsuit Monday of plotting to use Trump-branded skyscrapers to launder money allegedly stolen from a Kazakhstan bank.

After his release, Michael Avenatti says he expects to be exonerated, will continue to fight 'against the powerful'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 6:31pm

After his release, Michael Avenatti says he expects to be exonerated, will continue to fight 'against the powerful'

Tennessee moves to stop cities from banning plastic bags

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 5:59pm

Tennessee is poised to become the latest state to ban local municipalities from regulating certain plastic bags and utensils.

Police: Man who shot driver 18 times claims other crimes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 5:54pm

A Georgia man accused of shooting a man in New Orleans 18 times told police he'd been involved in violent crimes in his hometown and in Alabama before the shooting, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.

Michael Avenatti ordered released on $300,000 bond in cases alleging he embezzled from a client, tried to extort Nike

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 5:18pm

Michael Avenatti ordered released on $300,000 bond in cases alleging he embezzled from a client, tried to extort Nike.

Linked by pain: 2 school massacre survivors, dad kill selves

Terry Spencer, Kelli Kennedy and Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 5:18pm

Tragedies like the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High and Sandy Hook Elementary school massacres eventually fade from view, blunted by other mass shootings and the passage of time. But for the survivors, the pain can never end.

Former President George H.W. Bush's office to close Friday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 5:10pm

Four months after the death of the former president, George H.W. Bush's office in Houston is to close for the last time at 5 p.m. Friday.

Newtown dad who probed violence dies in apparent suicide

Pat Eaton-Robb and Michael Melia, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 5:04pm

On the day of his 6-year-old daughter's funeral, as Jeremy Richman and his wife gathered with loved ones, an idea emerged for a way to channel their grief: a foundation to promote research into the brain pathologies that lead to violence.

Suspect faces murder count after West Texas deputy dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 4:59pm

The man accused of shooting a West Texas sheriff's deputy faces an upgraded charge after the lawman died over the weekend.

Police: Disabled man safe after mom charged in scam attempt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 4:48pm

Police in Georgia say a disabled man whose mother is accused of trying to scam him out of $200,000 has been found safe.