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The Latest: Pompeo says Lindh still poses a threat to US

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 8:17am

The Latest on John Walker Lindh's release from prison (all times local):

Deputy is fired a day after filing to run against sheriff

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 8:13am

A Florida deputy was fired a day after filing to run against his boss in a 2020 sheriff's race.

Kentucky man acquitted in 4-year-old foster son's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:58am

A jury has acquitted a Kentucky man who was accused of killing his 4-year-old foster son.

Sanders: 'Insane' to talk infrastructure after Pelosi remark

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:53am

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says "it's insane" to think infrastructure talks can continue as if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (puh-LOH'-see) did not accuse President Donald Trump of a "cover-up."

Retailers, shoppers could feel more pain if tariffs spread

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:43am

An escalating trade war between the U.S. and China could mean higher prices on a broad array of products from toys to clothing. But some retailers will be less equipped to handle the pain than others, leaving consumers to carry the load.

Police searching in southern Idaho for Utah shooting suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:41am

Idaho State Police say a manhunt is under way in southern Idaho for a man suspected in a fatal shooting in Utah.

Va. police ordered to release white nationalist rally plans

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:35am

A Virginia judge has ordered state police to release a redacted copy of their operational plans for the deadly 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville.

Bureau of Prisons confirms release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh, captured on Afghanistan battlefield in 2001

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:33am

Bureau of Prisons confirms release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh, captured on Afghanistan battlefield in 2001.

Baltimore recovers from ransomware slowly to ensure security

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:18am

An official with Baltimore mayor's office says the city's IT team is restoring computer systems slowly to ensure their security after a crippling ransomware attack.

Dogs involved in fatal attack on teen to be euthanized

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 6:33am

Authorities say five dogs that attacked and killed a 14-year-old Massachusetts boy who regularly took care of them will be euthanized.

Lawmaker's censure sought after comments about Trump Jr.

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 5:59am

Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling the president's son "evidently retarded."

The Latest: 19 people treated at Jefferson City hospitals

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 5:11am

The Latest on severe weather moving across the central United States (all times local):

Tornado hits Missouri capital as deadly storms sweep state

David A. Lieb, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 4:31am

A tornado tore apart buildings in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, killing at least three people and injuring nearly two dozen others.

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital

David A. Lieb, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 12:52am

A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, causing heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and leaving many people trapped in the wreckage of their homes.

National Weather Service: A 'violent tornado' has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 12:30am

National Weather Service: A 'violent tornado' has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage.

Legal experts: California reporter did not commit crime

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 11:24pm

Media law experts have criticized a claim by San Francisco's police chief that a freelance journalist allegedly conspired to steal a police report, saying that it is not a crime to disclose a public record.

'American Taliban' Lindh freed after 17 years in prison

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 11:14pm

The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his capture on an Afghanistan battlefield in late 2001 has been released from prison.

Yes or No: Who's in charge? Power struggles roil Washington

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 10:14pm

A dozen times, Rep. Ayanna Pressley asked the witness for a yes or no answer on housing policy.

AP sources: Pentagon proposing troop buildup in the Mideast

Lolita C. Baldor and Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 10:08pm

The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats , U.S. officials said.

Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 9:15pm

Texas moved a big step closer to arming more teachers and school personnel as a way to help prevent future campus shootings, under a bill sent to Gov. Greg Abbott.