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Sports stars, dignitaries arrive to Barbara Bush funeral

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 9:53am

Former ambassadors along with sports and entertainment stars arrived on a gray, cloudy day to attend Saturday's private funeral for Barbara Bush at the nation's largest Episcopal church — a day after more than 6,000 people paid their respects to the woman known by many as "America's matriarch."

'I had nightmares': Nanny slay trial took toll on jurors

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 9:37am

Jurors in New York City who convicted a nanny of murdering two children in her care this week say it took an emotional toll.

Woman killed, man and 2 infants hurt in Amish buggy crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 9:35am

Authorities say an Amish buggy has been struck from behind in Ohio, killing a woman and critically injuring a man and two infants.

Husband charged in death of wife whose body still missing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 9:28am

A 73-year-old Ohio man who has given conflicting stories about what happened to his wife's body has been charged with aggravated murder in her death.

New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal

Jay Reeves and Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 8:53am

Elmore Bolling defied the odds against black men and built several successful businesses during the harsh era of Jim Crow segregation in the South. He had more money than a lot of whites, which his descendants believe was all it took to get him lynched in 1947.

After town says 'nyet' to Russia monument, others say 'da'

Martha Waggoner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 8:53am

A monument honoring a secret World War II spy mission could still find a home in the United States after a North Carolina town rejected the statue because of current tensions between the U.S. and Russia.

Utah Republican convention to hear from Romney, more

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 8:17am

Utah Republican party members are gathering to decide if U.S. Senate hopeful Mitt Romney will be forced into a primary as they choose nominees for races ranging from Congress to state Legislature.

Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

Tom Lobianco and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 7:54am

The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump's son and son-in-law Friday, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents.

Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 7:06am

President Donald Trump says he doesn't expect personal lawyer Michael Cohen to "flip" as the government investigates Cohen's business dealings.

Protester faces charges for vandalism at NRA lobbyist's home

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 7:06am

Protesters are targeting the northern Virginia home of the National Rifle Association's top lobbyist and say the protests will continue.

Dad stabbed to death as daughter sits in lap at restaurant

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 3:38am

A homeless man was charged Friday with murder in a random attack on a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse.

Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:42pm

President Donald Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender with the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to his legal team.

Probe clears Haspel on destruction of waterboarding tapes

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:34pm

Countering resistance to President Donald Trump's pick for CIA director, the spy agency have given lawmakers a declassified memo showing she was cleared years ago of wrongdoing in the destruction of videotapes showing terror suspects being waterboarded after 9/11.

The Latest: Trump asks whether illegal leaks prompted probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:19pm

The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey's memos (all times local):

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

Terry Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 9:19pm

U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states.

Off-duty LAPD officer charged with murder in DUI crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 9:18pm

An off-duty Los Angeles police officer was charged Friday with murder in a fiery freeway crash that killed three members of a family.

1 student wounded in shooting at Florida high school

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 9:08pm

A gunman carrying a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire at a Florida high school, wounding one student as other students and teachers piled desks and cabinets against classroom doors to make barricades.

Man who shot 2 deputies in Florida was mystery to neighbors

Jason Dearen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 9:04pm

A man who investigators say killed two sheriff's deputies in rural north Florida was a mystery figure in the small agricultural community rocked by the shooting.

Photos show many people wore oxygen masks wrong during Southwest emergency landing

Thom Patterson, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:51pm

Should you ever find yourself flying in a crippled airliner with an open window at 30,000 feet, knowing how to operate your oxygen mask could be vital.

Texas sheriff fires deputy who fatally shot unarmed man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:46pm

A Texas sheriff has fired a deputy who fatally shot an unarmed man during a confrontation in Houston.