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Missing woman found alive in car days after disappearance

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 6:27am

A missing woman has been found alive in her wrecked car five days after she was last seen in south Alabama.

Michigan mother ordered to stand trial after fire kills kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 6:04am

The mother of two boys who, along with another child, died in an accidental Detroit-area house fire has been ordered to stand trial on child abuse charges .

8 ducklings rescued from drain at Florida golf course

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 4:57am

Florida firefighters used technology to rescue eight ducklings from a storm drain and return them to their concerned mother.

California police promote measure to limit fatal shootings

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 11:01pm

Round two gets underway Tuesday in California's fight over how best to limit fatal shootings by police through nation-leading reforms.

Court to hear arguments over citizenship question on census

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 10:43pm

The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments over the Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census, a question that could affect how many seats states have in the House of Representatives and their share of federal dollars over the next 10 years.

Tennessee lawmakers send governor 'triggered' abortion ban

Kimberlee Kruesi and Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 7:48pm

A proposal that would effectively outlaw most abortions in Tennessee if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade is headed to the governor's desk.

Hawaii's Waikiki Beach could soon be underwater because of climate change. Lawmakers are fighting to preserve it

Ryan Prior, CNN  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 7:32pm

For six years, Rep. Chris Lee has been chairman of the state's Energy & Environmental Protection Committee, where he helped earn the state a reputation as a model for how to bridge the political divide and deal with climate change.

Utah man pushes for census to include veterans question

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 6:32pm

The former head of the Utah Department of Veterans Affairs is pushing for the U.S. census to include a question about veterans next year.

The Latest: Tennessee advances 'triggered' abortion ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 6:17pm

The Latest on abortion bills moving through the Tennessee General Assembly (all times local):

Couple get 7 years in prison each for enslaving Guinean girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 5:53pm

A suburban Fort Worth couple has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison each for enslaving a Guinean woman for 16 years.

Video released of suspect in 2017 killings of Indiana girls

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 5:38pm

Authorities on Monday released video of a man suspected of killing two Indiana teenagers two years ago and urged the public to scrutinize the footage, which shows him walking on an abandoned railroad bridge the girls visited while out hiking the day they were slain.

Trump threatens crackdown on high visa overstay countries

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 4:21pm

The Trump administration is considering suspending or limiting entry to the U.S. for individuals from countries with high rates of short-term visa overstays — a proposal vaguely reminiscent of the controversial travel bans President Donald Trump pursued during his first year in office.

Arizona joins 47 other states with cellphone-driving law

Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 4:13pm

Arizona ended a decade of resistance to restrictions on using a cellphone while driving when Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law Monday outlawing holding a phone behind the wheel.

The Latest: Family: Doomed flight was property scouting trip

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 4:11pm

The Latest on a Texas plane crash that killed all six people on board (all times local):

North Carolina mom charged for having meth near baby bottle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 4:05pm

Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina have filed multiple charges against the mother of a 21-month-old child after saying they found methamphetamine near a baby bottle.

AP FACT CHECK: Mueller interviewed many close to president

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 3:55pm

President Donald Trump is falsely suggesting that the people "closest" to him weren't called to testify before special counsel Robert Mueller and his team because investigators didn't want to hear the "good things" those people would want to share about the president. Plenty of people close to Trump, or who worked closely with him, were interviewed by investigators or invited to do so.

Footage fuels controversy around Louisiana police shooting

Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 3:49pm

Body camera footage shows a white Louisiana police officer fatally shooting an African American man who threatened a store clerk with a lethal-looking BB gun, prompting the man's family to renew calls for legal action against the officer.

Samsung delays Galaxy Fold launch after early models broke

Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 3:37pm

Samsung will not launch its innovative, expensive and troubled Galaxy Fold on schedule.

Prosecutors examine video altercation between teen, deputies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 3:27pm

Prosecutors are examining the actions of a Florida sheriff's deputy who slammed a pepper-sprayed teen's head into the ground.