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Man who snatched AR-15 from gunman: 'It was life or death'

Sheila Burke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:21am

The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant says his was a "selfish" act of self-preservation and he doesn't consider himself a hero. Never mind that he is being credited with saving several other lives.

Hundreds attend memorial service for CDC worker found dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:12am

Over 500 people attended the memorial service of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee whose body was found in an Atlanta river after he mysteriously disappeared.

Police: Man shot 5, including officer, during 'crime spree'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:35am

The New Orleans police chief says a man shot and injured five people, including an officer.

New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal

Jay Reeves and Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:13am

Elmore Bolling defied the odds against black men and built several successful businesses during the harsh era of Jim Crow segregation in the South. He had more money than a lot of whites, which his descendants believe was all it took to get him lynched in 1947.

With dogs in tow, Maine community remembers Barbara Bush

Robert Bukaty, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:03am

About 200 people gathered on a Maine beach — some with dogs in tow — on Sunday to remember Barbara Bush, who with her husband, former President George H.W. Bush, spent years at their summer home in Kennebunkport.

Pompeo facing steep opposition at Senate panel

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 11:03pm

President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Michigan water activist, 6 others win environmental prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 10:22pm

A woman who played a key role in exposing the lead-tainted water disaster in Flint, Michigan, is among seven people from around the world to be awarded a Goldman Environmental Prize for grassroots environmental activism.

4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

Sheila Burke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 10:14pm

A nearly naked gunman wearing only a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville early Sunday, shooting four people to death before a customer rushed him and wrestled the weapon away.

Photos capture special moments from Barbara Bush's funeral

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 10:08pm

Photos that a family spokesman tweeted capture special moments from former first lady Barbara Bush's funeral.

Hundreds mourn New Mexico woman killed in Southwest flight

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 9:59pm

Family and friends gathered Sunday to mourn an Albuquerque bank executive who died after the Southwest Airlines plane she was on blew an engine in midair.

Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It hasn't.

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 8:48pm

President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that's not the case.

Sheriff: 5 people injured during reported tornado in Alabama

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:11pm

An Alabama sheriff says five people have been injured during a reported tornado.

Idaho police seek woman suspected of shooting at man, smashing through fence, shed

Nate Sunderland, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 6:31pm

Authorities are searching for an armed Idaho Falls woman who is suspected of shooting at a male six times and being responsible for a hit-and-run crash.

White House: No plans by Trump to fire Mueller, Rosenstein

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 5:55pm

The White House says President Donald Trump has no intention of firing special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

Man fought gunman: He 'was going to have to work to kill me'

Sheila Burke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 5:37pm

The man who wrestled the gun away from the Waffle House shooting suspect in Tennessee said Sunday if he were going to die, the gunman would "have to work to kill me."

Photos capture special moments from Barbara Bush's funeral

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 4:43pm

Photos that a family spokesman tweeted capture special moments from former first lady Barbara Bush's funeral.

Sentencing set for Utah man convicted of fatal Wyoming stabbing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 3:33pm

A sentencing date has been set for a man convicted of killing a woman and stabbing another during a knife attack at a Wyoming hotel.

Husband of former Senate leader to face judge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 2:06pm

More details about the case against the estranged husband of former Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg could emerge when Bryon Hefner makes his first court appearance.

Police: Man fires 121 rounds into hunting cabin, later dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 1:55pm

State police say a man believed to have fired scores of rounds into a Pennsylvania hunting cabin before fleeing has been found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Prosecutors say terror suspect doesn't qualify for immunity

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 1:38pm

Federal prosecutors say a former California college student charged with providing material support for a terrorist group isn't entitled to the sort of immunity that often applies to soldiers in national armies during wartime.