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President Trump says he will nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for Labor Secretary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:29pm

President Trump says he will nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for Labor Secretary.

Woman charged in Michigan soldier's death guilty of murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:25pm

The wife of a U.S. Army sergeant from Michigan who plotted to kill her husband has been found guilty of murder.

How to beat Trump? Dems divided as he rams race onto ballot

Steve Peoples, Errin Haines Whack and Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 4:58pm

Joe Biden was at a soul food restaurant in Los Angeles on Thursday when he blasted President Donald Trump's "racist" taunts at a rally the night before.

Florida man pleads guilty in teen's murder, gets 13 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:52pm

A 70-year-old Florida man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after pleading guilty to murdering a teenage girl, dumping her body in a trash bin and burning it.

Utah boy advertises 'Ice Cold Beer' at root beer stand

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:17pm

A Utah boy has earned widespread social media attention for his neighborhood soda stand thanks to a sign he holds that reads, "Ice Cold Beer" with "root" above the word beer in tiny print.

Trial of ex-Flynn business partner allowed to go forward

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:14pm

A judge is allowing the trial of a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn to go forward even though he says the evidence is weak.

2 North Carolina 'History on a stick' signs found

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:04pm

An agency in charge of North Carolina historical markers says two of five markers recently reported missing have been recovered.

US military brings back remains from World War II battle

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:03pm

The U.S. military has brought back the remains of more than 20 servicemen killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.

Officials announce new identification of 9/11 victim remains

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 2:58pm

Authorities have identified the remains of another 9/11 victim found at the World Trade Center.

The Latest: Arkansas state police ID sheriff's deputy killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 2:31pm

The Latest on a sheriff's deputy killed in a shooting in northern Arkansas (all times local):

Iowa governor's aide now says Tupac email not tied to ouster

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 2:26pm

A spokesman for Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds now says a mass email praising rapper Tupac Shakur wasn't the reason Reynolds ousted an agency director.

Home under construction collapses, 2 workers killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 2:09pm

Authorities say a South Carolina home under construction has collapsed during a thunderstorm, killing two construction workers.

Utah man accused of calling in bomb threat to Lowe's store

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 2:08pm

A disgruntled former employee of a Lowe's store in northern Utah has been charged with making a terroristic threat on accusations he called in a bomb threat to the store.

20 years in prison for Florida man who posted bomb guides

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 2:02pm

A Florida man was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in federal prison for posting bomb-making instructions on websites frequented by extremist groups such as the Islamic State.

Stevens' body to lie in repose at Supreme Court on Monday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:54pm

The Supreme Court says the body of former Justice John Paul Stevens will lie in repose at the court on Monday.

New Hampshire sets tough drinking water standards for PFAS

Michael Casey, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:54pm

New Hampshire has voted to put into place some of the country's toughest drinking water standards for a class of toxic chemicals that were once used in everything from firefighting foam to nonstick cookware but are now raising health concerns.

Illinois man convicted of killing scholar from China to serve life sentence after jurors can't agree on death penalty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:48pm

Illinois man convicted of killing scholar from China to serve life sentence after jurors can't agree on death penalty.

Suspected Islamic State member brought to US for prosecution

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:37pm

The Trump administration said Thursday that it has brought home for prosecution a U.S. national suspected of fighting alongside the Islamic State group in Syria.

It's an orangutan! Endangered species born at Audubon Zoo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:32pm

It's an orangutan! The Audubon Zoo has announced the birth of a critically endangered Sumatran orangutan to longtime inhabitant Feliz and Jambi , a male brought from Germany last fall.