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Trump moving ahead with State of the Union speech next week

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:59am

The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting he delay it.

Man accused of threatening to kill 'as many girls as I see'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:51am

A man is under arrest in Utah after police say he posted on Facebook about "killing as many girls as I see" the same weekend that Women's Marches were held around the country.

Teen's death spurs federal, state safe gun storage bills

Dave Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:43am

The death of a Connecticut teenager who accidentally shot himself with his friend's father's gun has spurred his parents to advocate for tougher federal and state laws on safe gun storage.

The Latest: Suspect in mall shooting is paroled armed robber

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:41am

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a teen at a suburban Chicago mall (all times local):

Mitt Romney to hold town hall in Utah Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:35am

Mitt Romney is set to hold his first town hall as a sitting senator for Utah as a government shutdown continues.

No parking zone created near popular Big Island lava tube

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:04am

Hawaii transportation crews are installing no parking signs and moving in concrete barriers to prevent cars from stopping along a Big Island highway to see a lava tube.

Supervisor of Navy SEAL accused of murder faces charges

Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:02am

The Navy officer who supervised a SEAL accused of fatally stabbing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 is due in a military court to face various offenses Tuesday, including allegedly conducting the SEAL's re-enlistment ceremony next to the corpse and encouraging enlisted personnel to pose for photos with the body, prosecutors said.

DA: New Mumia Abu-Jamal files show no sign of judge conflict

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:01am

Philadelphia prosecutors say they've seen no evidence from newly found boxes of files in a former Black Panther's police slaying case that a judge had a conflict of interest.

Top US diplomat for Europe resigns

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:46am

The top U.S. diplomat for Europe is resigning after only 16 months on the job in a blow to efforts to maintain trans-Atlantic unity amid questions about the Trump administration's commitment to historic alliances.

'I still weep': Parkland survivors write book on shooting

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:37am

"Parkland Speaks: Survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas Share Their Stories" needed to be written, its authors believe, but wish desperately it hadn't.

Storm threatens another round of snow, frigid weather

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:37am

Snow and freezing rain has prompted officials to close the largest school districts in Nebraska and Iowa ahead of a winter storm that's threatening the Midwest with several inches of snow.

Harris Wofford, activist who served in Senate, dies at 92

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:28am

Former U.S. Sen. Harris Wofford of Pennsylvania, a civil rights activist who staged an upset Senate win in 1991, has died. He was 92.

The Latest: Storm causes avalanche, crashes across Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:25am

The Latest on a snowstorm in the Rockies (all times local):

Man killed in head-on crash with cattle truck

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:17am

A 51-year-old man was killed after his vehicle crashed into a cattle truck in Carey, Idaho.

Winter storm leads to avalanche, crashes across Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:16am

A powerful winter storm has left a trail of traffic accidents, power outages and even an avalanche across Utah.

'I still weep': Parkland survivors write book on shooting

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:08am

"Parkland Speaks: Survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas Share Their Stories" needed to be written, its authors believe, but wish desperately it hadn't.

Supreme Court releases censored appeal by foreign government

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:02am

An unidentified foreign government is asking the Supreme Court to get involved in a case that may be part of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

Blowing snow in Colorado closes schools, highway stretches

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:55am

Blowing snow and icy roads in suburban Denver and other parts of eastern Colorado have closed schools and shut down highways.

Homes used by Indiana serial killer to be demolished

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:47am

Five abandoned homes where a former Marine strangled and hid the bodies of seven women will be demolished and replaced by memorials to the victims, said officials in a northwest Indiana city.

Boys school shuts down amid fallout over Washington videos

John Minchillo and Bruce Shreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:45am

A Kentucky boys' school shut down its campus on Tuesday as a precaution and a small protest was held outside their diocese as fallout continued over an encounter involving white teenagers, Native American marchers and a black religious sect outside the Lincoln Memorial last week.