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Virginia lawmakers reject assault weapon ban

Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 6:54am

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's push to ban the sale of assault weapons has failed after members of his own party balked at the proposal.

Virginia governor's push to ban sales of assault weapons fails as moderate Democrats balk in state Senate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 6:46am

Virginia governor's push to ban sales of assault weapons fails as moderate Democrats balk in state Senate.

Museum's Rembrandt knockoff turns out to be the real thing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 6:46am

Thanks to modern technology and some expert detective work, a nearly 400-year-old painting that had long been attributed to an unknown artist in Rembrandt’s workshop has now been judged to have been a work of the Dutch master himself.

Second of two flights carrying Americans from cruise ship quarantined in Japan during virus crisis lands in Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 3:10am

Second of two flights carrying Americans from cruise ship quarantined in Japan during virus crisis lands in Texas.

Trading quarantines, Americans from cruise land in US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 1:04am

Two charter flights carrying cruise ship passengers from Japan landed at military bases in California and Texas overnight, starting the clock on a quarantine period to ensure passengers don't have the new virus that's been spreading in Asia.

Chartered flight carrying Americans from cruise ship quarantined in Japan during virus crisis lands in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 12:55am

Chartered flight carrying Americans from cruise ship quarantined in Japan during virus crisis lands in California.

211M gallons of sewage spilled into Florida city waterways

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 11:39pm

Fort Lauderdale officials say 211.6 million gallons of sewage has spilled into Fort Lauderdale waterways in the past few months.

Manatee deaths in Florida drop to 606 in 2019

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 11:33pm

Fewer manatees died in 2019 in Florida compared with the year before.

Police fatally shoot man connected to carjackings, stabbing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 10:30pm

Police officers shot and killed a man connected to carjackings in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, authorities said.

1 dead, 3 hurt after motorcycle gang shootout at Texas bar

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 9:57pm

One person was killed and three others injured Sunday following a shootout between rival motorcycle gangs at a bar in Midland Texas, authorities said.

Bald eagles across the United States are dying from lead poisoning

Alaa Elassar, CNN  |  Posted Feb 16th - 9:04pm

Bald eagles across the United States are dying from lead bullets -- but it's not because they're being shot.

Ex-wife of man accused of killing 8 describes 1st shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 8:53pm

The now ex-wife of a Mississippi man on trial in the shooting deaths of eight people testified Sunday about how a sheriff's deputy was shot in the face by the man she described as “abusive" and “controlling."

General Motors says it's pulling out of Australia, New Zealand and Thailand

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 7:28pm

General Motors says it's pulling out of Australia, New Zealand and Thailand.

2 of 4 Utahns on quarantined cruise ship flying back to US

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 16th - 5:10pm

"It ain't Delta One, but it's headed in the right direction," said Mark Jorgensen in a Facebook post.

USS Arizona crew member, Pearl Harbor survivor dies age 97

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 4:09pm

One of the remaining USS Arizona crew members who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor has died.

Searchers recover bodies of 2 killed in Colorado avalanche

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 3:50pm

Searchers have recovered the bodies of two Colorado men who died after being caught in a weekend avalanche in central Colorado, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center reported Sunday.

Another Mississippi inmate dies; no signs of injuries

Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 3:08pm

A 42-year-old inmate has died in Mississippi, making him at least the 18th prisoner to die in the state's troubled prison system since late December, corrections officials said Sunday.

Ring lost in Maine is found in Finland 47 years later

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 2:47pm

A high school class ring that was lost in Maine in 1973 has been found in a forest in Finland.

Exes' reported driveway shootout kills stuntwoman, husband

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 1:48pm

An Ohio man who fatally shot his ex-wife and her husband indicated they ambushed him and his current wife in the driveway of their luxury home and a shootout erupted.