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National Hurricane Center downgrades Fay to a tropical depression

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 11:36pm

National Hurricane Center downgrades Fay to a tropical depression.

Today in History

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 10:00pm

holding all four major titles at the same time.

Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone's prison sentence

Jill Colvin and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 6:49pm

President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone on Friday, just days before he was set to report to prison. Democrats denounced the move as just another in a series of unprecedented interventions by the president in the nation’s justice system.

California couple agrees to guilty pleas in college scam

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 6:22pm

A California couple agreed Friday to plead guilty to paying $250,000 to get their daughter into the University of Southern California as a fake volleyball recruit.

Professional Bull Riders welcome fans back into arena

Stephen Groves, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 5:39pm

As bull riders attempted to hang on for eight seconds Friday night, they were encouraged by something they hadn’t heard in months — the cheers of a crowd.

Prosecutor: Marshals acted lawfully in Black man's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 5:27pm

Members of a U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force who fatally shot a 20-year-old Black man after he pointed a rifle at them will not be charged in his killing, the top prosecutor in Memphis, Tennessee, said Friday.

South Dakota teen gets 55-years for killing of Wyoming girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 4:36pm

A South Dakota teenager was sentenced Friday to 55 years in prison after admitting he fatally shot a Wyoming girl last fall.

Chief: Video shows man killed by Detroit police fired first

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 4:34pm

Video released by Detroit police show a young man appearing to shoot at an officer at close range Friday before fellow officers opened fire, killing the suspect.

Justice Department files emergency appeal after federal judge halts first federal execution in nearly 2 decades

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 4:18pm

Justice Department files emergency appeal after federal judge halts first federal execution in nearly 2 decades.

Virus surge visible across Texas: 'The tsunami is here'

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 4:02pm

Urgent calls for field hospitals. Cars lined up for hours at drive-thru testing centers. Bars boarded up and grocery stores enforcing masks.

Judge halts first federal execution in 17 years, citing coronavirus concerns raised by victims' family

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 3:09pm

Judge halts first federal execution in 17 years, citing coronavirus concerns raised by victims' family.

National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Fay has made landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 2:52pm

National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Fay has made landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Army: Independent probe coming after Fort Hood soldier death

Acacia Coronado/ Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 2:43pm

U.S. Army officials announced Friday they will begin an independent review of the command climate at Fort Hood following calls from members of Congress and community activists for a more thorough investigation into the killing of a soldier from the Texas base.

3 Los Angeles officers accused of false gang identifications

John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 2:32pm

Three Los Angeles police officers have been charged with falsifying records reporting that people they stopped were gang members or associates, prosecutors said Friday.

2 arrested, 2 wanted after 11-year-old killed on July Fourth

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 2:18pm

Two men have been arrested and two others are wanted in connection with the killing of an 11-year-old boy who was shot during a Fourth of July cookout in Washington, police said Friday.

Protester: Man pulls gun on anniversary of flag’s removal

Michelle Liu/Report for America, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 1:30pm

Counterprotesters said a passing driver pointed a gun at them Friday and said “All Lives Matter,” as competing groups gathered in front of South Carolina’s capitol building to mark the five-year anniversary of the state's removal of the Confederate battle flag from Statehouse grounds.

Trump undercuts health experts — again — in schools debate

Jill Colvin and Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 1:15pm

The White House seating chart spoke volumes.

Video game pals admit to plot to firebomb Nebraska pharmacy

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 1:02pm

A pharmacist and a drug abuser who met while playing online video games pleaded guilty Friday to federal charges after they plotted to firebomb a Nebraska pharmacy to benefit their own online black market drug dealing.

No bail for 2 accused of helping ex-Nissan boss escape Japan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 10th - 12:41pm

A Massachusetts father and son who prosecutors say helped smuggle Nissan’s former chairman out of Japan last year were denied bail by a federal judge in Boston on Friday.