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Hawaii skydiving crash victims included young couple, sailor

Caleb Jones and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:45pm

All 11 people on board a skydiving plane died when it crashed and burned at a small airfield north of Honolulu last week. It was the worst civilian aviation accident in the U.S. since 2011.

Massachusetts official says driver in crash that killed 7 should have had license revoked before wreck; RMV head resigns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:43pm

Massachusetts official says driver in crash that killed 7 should have had license revoked before wreck; RMV head resigns.

Judge allows Democrats' lawsuit against Trump to proceed

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:32pm

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a lawsuit that accuses President Trump of profiting off the presidency in violation of the Constitution's emoluments clause can move forward.

The Latest: Separate probe considered for Virginia shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:21pm

The Latest on a possible independent investigation into the Virginia Beach shooting (all times local):

Mother arrested after 12-year-old fatally shoots twin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:21pm

Authorities in Southern California say a woman has been arrested after her 12-year-old son accidentally shot and killed his twin brother.

Trump protocol chief out ahead of major summit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 5:51pm

President Donald Trump's chief of protocol, Sean Lawler, is leaving the administration ahead of Trump's departure for the Group of 20 summit meeting in Japan.

State auditor general to run for US House, Democrats say

Marc Levy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 5:32pm

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is telling fellow Democrats that he's going to run for Congress in a Harrisburg-area district that's in Republican hands, two Democratic Party figures told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

House Democrats told they're too focused on impeachment

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 5:30pm

House Democrats convened privately Tuesday to discuss campaign issues and heard a sobering assessment: They're seen as too focused on impeachment of President Donald Trump and voters are not hearing enough about their work on other issues.

Trump endorses North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis

Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 5:24pm

President Donald Trump endorsed North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis on Tuesday, delivering a significant political asset for the first-term Republican senator already facing a primary challenge for his reelection next year in the closely divided state.

Brian Head's boil water advisory expected to be lifted soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 5:22pm

The boil water advisory for the small Utah town of Brian Head after E. coli bacteria was detected in drinking water is expected to be lifted soon.

Father of slain California officer praises department

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 5:09pm

The father of a slain California officer says he will never blame authorities for her death after it took 45 minutes to rescue her as a man with a high-powered rifle kept them at bay.

Judge OKs execution of South Dakota man in 1993 slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 4:54pm

A South Dakota judge has signed off on the execution of a man convicted of stabbing a former co-worker to death during a doughnut shop burglary in 1993.

The Latest: Corrections officials say progress being made

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 4:52pm

The Latest on a survey of solitary confinement prisoners by criminal justice advocacy groups in Louisiana (all times local):

Florida zoo cited after worker injured by white rhino

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 4:52pm

A Florida zoo has been fined more than $14,500 after a worker was injured by a 4,000-pound (1,800-kilogram) white rhinoceros earlier this year.

Pence says new satellites will boost storm surge warnings

Marcus Lim, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 4:50pm

Vice President Mike Pence says the National Hurricane Center will improve its storm surge warnings this season thanks to three new satellites.

California to require background checks for ammo purchases

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 4:42pm

California has among the most stringent gun laws in the country and on Monday a far-reaching new initiative to curb violence will require background checks for every ammunition purchase.

Man charged with impersonating federal agent to be released

Tim Talley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 4:12pm

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the spokesman for a group of armed civilians that patrols the U.S.-Mexico border will be released to a halfway house in New Mexico while he faces charges that he impersonated a federal agent there.

Border official resigns amid uproar over migrant children

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 4:05pm

The acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection resigned Tuesday amid an uproar over the discovery of migrant children being held in pitiful conditions at one of the agency's stations in Texas.

Wisconsin coroner: 6 killed in rural house fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 4:03pm

Authorities say six people, including four children, have died in a house fire in a small Wisconsin town.