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Roberta Flack leaves Harlem awards show after feeling ill

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 3:32pm

Singer-songwriter Roberta Flack was under observation at a Manhattan hospital Saturday after suddenly feeling ill before her appearance at Harlem's Apollo Theater.

Pennsylvania mayor accused of soliciting prostitute

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 3:25pm

State police have arrested the mayor of a Pennsylvania town on charges of soliciting and patronizing a prostitute.

Memphis police officer shoots, kills shooting suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 3:15pm

A police officer has fatally shot a man who was a suspect in two shootings in Tennessee, authorities said Saturday.

Suspected Florida school shooter appears in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 2:51pm

A gunman who opened fire at a Florida high school was denied bond during his first court appearance Saturday.

Iranian foreign minister wants "respect" from US

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 2:50pm

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the U.S. government of arrogance and belligerence, saying that Washington needed "a change in attitude" before any meaningful negotiations can begin over several U.S. citizens being held prisoner in Iran.

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Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 2:43pm

Barbara Bush was remembered as the "first lady of the greatest generation" during a funeral Saturday attended by four former U.S. presidents and hundreds of other people who filled the church with laughter as much as tears, with many recalling her quick wit and devotion to family.

The Latest: Barbara Bush procession arrives at Texas A&M

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 2:39pm

The Latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local):

Police: Woman accidentally shoots and kills young daughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 2:35pm

Police say a 2-year-old girl has been accidentally shot and killed by her mother at a hotel outside of Cleveland.

Syracuse fraternity permanently expelled over racist video

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 2:14pm

Syracuse University has permanently expelled a fraternity over an offensive video that fraternity members say was intended as satire.

The Latest: Quarrels within Utah GOP roil state convention

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 2:13pm

The Latest on the Utah Republican convention (all times local):

Man killed in random knife attack at California steakhouse

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 1:44pm

A homeless man who randomly stabbed a man to death as he was holding his daughter in a crowded Southern California restaurant was reported just a few hours earlier for disruptive behavior but police ultimately determined he was not a threat, authorities said Saturday.

Woman killed, child wounded in Southern California shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 1:16pm

Authorities say a Southern California man initially thought to be a witness to a shooting that killed his girlfriend and wounded their 8-year-old daughter has been arrested for the crime.

Rep. Scalise out of hospital after surgery tied to shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 1:10pm

The No. 3 House Republican leader has been released from a hospital after follow-up surgery related to the wounds he received from a shooting at a GOP baseball practice 10 months ago.

Report of dead deer instead produces body of mountain lion

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 1:06pm

Sheriff's deputies responding to a report of a dead deer on the side of a highway in northern Utah instead found the dead body of a mountain lion that apparently had been struck by a vehicle.

Texas 8th-graders asked to list positives of slavery

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:48pm

A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery.

Wife: Man struck by California train pushed her off tracks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:45pm

The wife of a man who was struck and killed by a Metrolink train in Southern California says investigators told her he pushed her out of the way.

Retiring Sen. Hatch bids farewell to Utah Republicans

Julian Hattem, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:39pm

One of the longest-serving senators in U.S. history bid farewell to Utah Republican Party delegates Saturday, offering a solemn goodbye to the state that sent him to the Senate for 41 years.

'CHiPs' TV star Estrada donates police dog to Idaho agency

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:36pm

"CHiPs" actor Erik Estrada has donated a drug dog to an east Idaho police agency where he's a reserve police officer.

Body of deported veteran buried in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:29pm

The body of a Marine Corps. veteran who was deported to Mexico more than a decade ago has been laid to rest in a California cemetery.

Mob Museum in Vegas lets visitors play police officer

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:24pm

A museum in Las Vegas lets visitors pretend to be police officers to show the complexity of the decisions that law enforcement officers face when they encounter situations that may require use of deadly force.