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Report done on boy's near-hanging, but not released

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 2:21pm

Almost a year after an 8-year-old biracial boy was nearly hanged, the New Hampshire attorney general's office says a legal dispute is preventing it from releasing a report on its investigation.

Storms blamed for deaths in Kansas, damage roads in Oklahoma

Ken Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 2:16pm

A strong storm system moving across the central Plains left a father and son dead in Kansas, damaged roads in Oklahoma and led to several water rescues in both states.

Cuomo says America 'was never that great,' blasts Trump

David Klepper, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 2:01pm

America "was never that great" and won't be great until all Americans share true equality, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday in a speech blasting Republican President Donald Trump and his slogan, "Make America Great Again."

Missing Ohio hiker found alive on flank of Mount St. Helens

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 1:57pm

Authorities say an Ohio man has been found alive after he went missing nearly a week ago on a hike near Mount St. Helens in Washington state.

Famous pool at California's Hearst Castle being filled again

Ariel Tu, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 1:53pm

Visitors to Hearst Castle on the central California coast will soon be able to see its extravagant Neptune Pool full of water again.

2 men in critical condition after tanker truck explosion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 1:53pm

Two men suffered severe burns and are in critical condition after an explosion destroyed a fuel tanker truck north of Chubbuck, Idaho.

Georgia woman facing 'longest sentence' for leaking to media

Russ Bynum, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 1:26pm

A Georgia woman who mailed a secret U.S. report to a news organization faces the "longest sentence" ever behind bars for a federal crime involving leaks to the news media, prosecutors said in a court filing.

Notes of support pour in for 2 who started California blaze

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 1:13pm

A couple whose flattened trailer tire reportedly started a massive fire in Northern California has received more than 100 cards and letters with supportive messages telling them not to feel guilty.

Trump makes good on threat to revoke Brennan's clearance

Jill Colvin and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 1:02pm

President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan, a vocal critic of the president, the White House said Wednesday.

Relative: Family of 7 on vacation died in Oregon collision

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 12:53pm

A family of seven, including five young children, died on a remote Oregon road in a head-on collision on their way to an end-of-summer vacation in Las Vegas, a family member said Wednesday.

White House: Trump is revoking security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 12:40pm

White House: Trump is revoking security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan.

ACLU of Georgia slams plan to close many of county's polls

Brinley Hineman, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 12:31pm

Civil rights advocates are objecting to a proposal to close about 75 percent of polling locations in a predominantly black south Georgia county.

Idaho county employees in hot water after surplus auction

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 12:29pm

Northern Idaho authorities have asked the state to investigate for possible wrongdoing after county employees and their families bought items at a county surplus auction.

Court document details moments before fatal police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 12:00pm

Investigators say a man fired gunshots into a bedroom wall and pointed a gun at his roommate before he was fatally shot by St. Paul police.

Man arrested after overdoses at downtown city park

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:59am

More than 30 people overdosed Wednesday from a suspected bad batch of "K2" synthetic marijuana at or near a city park in Connecticut. No deaths were reported, but officials said two people had life-threatening symptoms.

Charges dismissed in 2003 slaying; man released from prison

Corey Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:47am

A 36-year-old Detroit man who spent 15 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit has been released from prison — on his birthday.

Design flaw in state-issued IDs may cause issues at airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:46am

Utah residents without a star on their state-issued driver's licenses may soon be turned away by airport security.

Indicted ex-officer released from jail until October trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:39am

A former Baltimore police officer indicted on assault charges for punching a man has pleaded not guilty and been released from custody by a judge until his trial in October.

Murrieta district pays $11M over boy's school pool death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:37am

A Southern California school district will pay $11 million to the parents of a 13-year-old boy who died after being pulled unresponsive from a high school pool.

How to design a school in the era of mass shootings

Eric Levenson, CNN  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:25am

For school designers and architects, the current debate about how to make schools safer focuses too much on add-on measures.