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Boston expands efforts to honor Martin Luther King's legacy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:09am

Boston is broadening its efforts to honor Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King.

Dartmouth to study opioid treatment for pregnant women

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:53am

A research team at Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine is getting $5.3 million to study medication-assisted treatment for pregnant women with opioid use disorders.

2 officers injured, suspect dead in San Diego firefight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:35am

Authorities say a man opened fire on police and firefighters at a San Diego condominium, wounding two officers and sending bullets into nearby units before being found dead in the aftermath of a two-hour confrontation.

New Florida law reignites beach access fight in Panhandle

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:02am

A new Florida law is set to reignite a fight over beach access in a Florida Panhandle county known for its pristine white sand.

Trump tweets, hard-right voters hamper GOP immigration push

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 5:57am

Republican apprehension over President Donald Trump's next tweet and fear of riling conservative voters is undermining GOP leaders' election-year struggle to shove an immigration bill through the House this week, leaving their prospects dubious.

Police: Officers killed armed man in north Minneapolis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:45pm

Police in Minneapolis say officers shot and killed a man who was firing a handgun as he walked down a city street.

DOJ gives Congress new classified documents on Russia probe

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:15pm

The Justice Department says it has given House Republicans new classified information related to the Russia investigation after lawmakers had threatened to hold officials in contempt of Congress or even impeach them.

The Latest: Trump promotes tax cuts, reduced regulations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:13pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Nevada (all times local):

New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:26pm

Viruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer's, scientists reported Thursday in a provocative study that promises to re-ignite some long-debated theories about what triggers the mind-robbing disease.

Judge declares mistrial in trial of ex-deputy's husband

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 8:46pm

A Texas judge has declared a mistrial in the trial of a former deputy's husband charged in the death of a man he and his wife confronted outside a restaurant.

Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers say

Tom James, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 7:20pm

The words blasted to cellphones around Oregon's capital city were ominous: "Civil emergency . prepare for action."

Alaska city honors Guardsmen killed in crash after '64 quake

Mark Thiessen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 6:41pm

A month after the second most powerful earthquake ever was recorded, the Alaska port community of Valdez remained in ruins.

Protesters, Democrats want immigrant families reunited

Will Weissert, Elliot Spagat and Manuel Valdes, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 6:39pm

Demonstrators led rallies and protests Saturday to decry the separation of immigrant parents from their children by U.S. border authorities, while Democratic lawmakers said they aren't convinced the Trump administration has any real plan to reunite them.

Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 6:29pm

The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move decried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States.

Netflix's top spokesman fired over use of racial term

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 5:45pm

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says he fired the company's top spokesman over use of the N-word.

The Latest: Alaska city unveils memorial to fallen Guardsmen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 5:31pm

The Latest on an Alaska city honoring Guardsmen killed in crash after 1964 earthquake (all times local):

Florida attorney general confronted at Mr. Rogers movie

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 5:27pm

Protesters confronted Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi at a showing of a documentary about children's TV host Fred Rogers, and they questioned the Republican's stands on immigration and health care.

The Latest: Congressman says kids at center get good care

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 5:11pm

The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local):

Police: Officer shoots, kills man who pulled out handgun

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 4:13pm

Authorities in southwestern Idaho say a Meridian police officer shot and killed a man who said he wasn't going back to jail and pulled a handgun from his waistband.