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Trump announces 1 p.m. news conference to discuss spending bill hours after tweeting he's considering veto.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:37am

Trump announces 1 p.m. news conference to discuss spending bill hours after tweeting he's considering veto.

Washington teen pulled from bike by officer awarded $500K

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:29am

A Washington state teenager who was pulled from her bicycle in a mall parking lot four years ago and shocked with a stun gun by an off-duty officer working security has been awarded $500,000 in federal court.

California Gov. Brown's top adviser dies after cancer battle

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:23am

Nancy McFadden, the chief of staff to California Gov. Jerry Brown and the driving force behind many of his key initiatives, died Thursday in her home after a long battle with ovarian cancer. She was 59.

New trial possible for woman convicted in deputy's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:22am

A Utah appeals court has ruled a woman convicted of murder for driving her boyfriend during a deadly 2014 police chase can get a new trial on some lesser charges in her case.

California storm moves on after forcing flood rescues

Amanda Lee Myers and John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:15am

A powerful storm that swelled California rivers, flooded streets and triggered water rescues throughout the state moved on early Friday, leaving only a few stray showers in its wake.

Missouri attorney general subpoenas Greitens charity

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:14am

The Missouri attorney general's office has issued 15 subpoenas in an investigation of a veterans charity founded by Gov. Eric Greitens.

Federal review ongoing in 2015 Ohio fatal police shooting

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:11am

Federal authorities are still reviewing the case of a white police officer who fatally shot a black unarmed motorist near the University of Cincinnati in 2015.

Army Corps faces questions about vetting border wall company

Margery A. Beck, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:07am

Federal officials are saying little about how they chose a Nebraska startup to build an $11 million section of border wall in California, including whether they knew of the company's connections to a construction firm flagged in a government audit for "many potential fraud indicators."

The Latest: Official calls stopping Austin bomber rewarding

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:03am

The Latest on the investigation of Austin's serial bomber (all times local):

T-shirts, flowers showing support banned at Cosby retrial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:59am

People attending Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial won't be allowed in with T-shirts, flowers and other items that show support for one side or the other.

Rare money sells for nearly $8 million at Baltimore auction

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:55am

Two rare $1,000 bills from the 1800s fetched $960,000 each at a Baltimore auction.

Bolton replacing McMaster as Trump national security adviser

Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:27am

Charging ahead with the dramatic remaking of his White House, President Donald Trump said he would replace national security adviser H.R. McMaster with the former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, a foreign policy hawk entering an administration facing key decisions on Iran and North Korea.

Foreign adoptions by US families drop by 12 percent

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:17am

The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents dropped more than 12 percent last year, accelerating a decline that's now continued for 13 years, according to new State Department figures.

Idaho teen sentenced to prison for shooting Washington man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:11am

An Idaho teen has been sentenced to up 25 years in prison for the shooting death of an 18-year-old Washington man.

Olympic gymnast criticizes Michigan State interim president

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:05am

Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber is criticizing Michigan State University's interim president, saying he needs to work with the girls and women abused by imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar.

AP-NORC Poll: Support soars for stricter gun control laws

Steve Peoples and Emily Swanson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:03am

Support for tougher gun control laws is soaring in the United States, according to a new poll that found a majority of gun owners and half of Republicans favor new laws to address gun violence in the weeks after a Florida school shooting left 17 dead and sparked nationwide protests.

The Latest: Storm that pounded California moves east

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:47am

The Latest on California storms (all times local):

Koch Foundation gives latest large gift to George Mason

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:26am

The Charles Koch Foundation has donated $5 million to George Mason University's Department of Economics.

Fatal police shooting protest disrupts NBA game

Sophia Bollag and Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:24am

Hundreds of people protesting a fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in California's capital city marched into City Hall, disrupted rush-hour traffic on a freeway and then joined hands to block thousands of NBA fans from entering the arena where the Sacramento Kings were playing.