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Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 5:50pm

Brooks Koepka has the game to win a U.S. Open on any course.

Midwestern states endure flash flooding, heat wave

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 5:02pm

Lines of thunderstorms crawled across northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin on Sunday after overnight flash flooding washed out roads and highways, as a heat wave sent temperatures into the high 90s elsewhere in the Midwest.

Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:48pm

A top White House adviser on Sunday distanced the Trump administration from responsibility for separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, even though the administration put in place and could easily end a policy that has led to a spike in cases of split and distraught families.

Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:34pm

Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Donald Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton.

King and queen of Spain visit 300-year-old San Antonio

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:26pm

Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia are in San Antonio to celebrate the city's tricentennial and its roots as a Spanish colonial village.

Armed man and victim found dead in Utah hostage situation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:12pm

Police in South Salt Lake say an armed man has been fatally shot by officers after he killed an elderly woman and critically injured her husband.

Gunfire erupts at New Jersey arts festival; 22 wounded

Mike Catalini and Ron Todt, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:04pm

Gunmen opened fire at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday morning, sending people running over each other in the scramble to safety, authorities said. One suspect was killed and 22 people, including two suspects, were injured.

Park superintendent shuffle shouldn't slow bison quarantine

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:04pm

Officials say the impending change in Yellowstone National Park superintendents shouldn't disrupt the progress of a quarantine program created to produce brucellosis-free bison.

The Latest: Event on verge of being shut down before gunfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 3:38pm

The Latest on the shooting at a New Jersey arts festival (all times local):

Remnants of hurricane help crews in Colorado, Wyoming fires

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 3:32pm

A welcome dose of rain spawned by a hurricane that churned through the Pacific has given a boost in the battle against two large wildfires in Colorado and Wyoming.

Sheriff says 5 killed when packed SUV fleeing Border Patrol agents crashes in South Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 3:32pm

Sheriff says 5 killed when packed SUV fleeing Border Patrol agents crashes in South Texas.

FBI agent removed from Russia probe is willing to testify

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 3:12pm

An FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team after sending anti-Trump text messages says he is willing to testify before Congress.

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 2:40pm

Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of children wait away from their parents in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets.

Autonomous Waymo vehicle involved in 5-car crash in Arizona

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 2:38pm

Police in a Phoenix suburb say a self-driving Waymo vehicle was among five cars involved in a collision, but no serious injuries were reported.

The Latest: Melania Trump says US should govern 'with heart'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 2:32pm

The Latest on the Trump administration and its policy to separate migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local):

Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 1:38pm

Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller's work wraps up, if he believed they were treated "unfairly."

Overdose death toll declines in county hit hard by opioids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 1:35pm

A hard-hit Ohio county that expanded availability of naloxone during the opioid epidemic has been seeing a decline in its overdose death toll.

Woman strangles bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 1:35pm

A 46-year-old woman strangled a rabid bobcat after the animal attacked her in her front yard in northeast Georgia.

Melania Trump says US should govern 'with heart' in enforcing immigration law

Kate Bennett CNN  |  Posted Jun 17th - 1:03pm

In a rare statement on a policy issue, first lady Melania Trump weighed in through her spokeswoman on the immigration crisis taking place at America's borders.