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Police: Car strikes parked pickup; 1 killed, 5 injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:52am

Authorities said one person was killed and five others critically injured when a car went off a road and struck a pickup parked in a Utah canyon and went over an embankment and overturned.

The Latest: NYC subway scare suspect has criminal past

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 8:32am

The Latest on suspicious objects found in New York City (all times local):

Man charged with attempted murder of Illinois state trooper

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 8:19am

A 43-year-old suburban Chicago man has been charged with attempted murder for shooting and wounding an Illinois State Trooper who serving a warrant at the man's home.

Funerals Saturday for 4 children killed in day care fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 8:14am

Residents of a Pennsylvania city will gather to mourn and remember four of the five children who died when fire swept through a home child care center.

Crowd of strangers says goodbye to El Paso shooting victim

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 8:08am

Thousands of strangers from Los Angeles to Tucson have come to El Paso, Texas, to say goodbye to an El Paso shooting victim after hearing that she had few family members.

House speaker as US emissary: Pelosi emerges as force abroad

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 7:14am

There's an American leader whose words resonate on the global stage. Who draws attention in foreign capitals. Who carries a message from the United States by simply arriving.

New York City subway scare suspect taken into police custody

Michael R. Sisak and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 7:14am

A man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a New York City subway station on Friday, causing an evacuation and snarling the morning commute, has been apprehended, police said.

Judge blasts Georgia officials' handling of election system

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:28am

Georgia election officials have for years ignored, downplayed and failed to address serious problems with the state's election management system and voting machines, a federal judge said in a scathing order this week.

Judge rules against reinstating police officer after fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 11:27pm

A judge has vacated an arbitrator's ruling that ordered the Seattle Police Department to reinstate an officer who was fired for punching a drunk, handcuffed woman after she kicked him during a 2014 incident captured on patrol car video, the Seattle Times reports .

The Latest: All tourists return to Denali entrance safely

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 10:38pm

The Latest on transportation problems in Alaska's Denali National Park (all times local):

AP Explains: A look at rallies, recent tension in Portland

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 10:14pm

The liberal city of Portland, Oregon, is again expected to be a flashpoint because of a right-wing rally planned Saturday. The out-of-town groups will likely be met by anti-fascist protesters, and the police will be out in force. The city has seen violent protests before.

Portland, Oregon, awaits right-wing rally, counter protests

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 10:04pm

More than two dozen local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including the FBI and the Federal Protective Service, were in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday to help police there monitor a right-wing rally that's expected to draw demonstrators from around the U.S.

Arizona Game and Fish hope to stave off elk and deer disease

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

Arizona wildlife managers are taking preventive measures against a disease that can kill deer, elk and other animals.

Hill AFB wings scheduling nighttime flight activity

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 9:56pm

Hill Air Force Base officials say residents of the Ogden area of northern Utah can expect to see and hear more evening flight activity in coming days.

Crews reopen Denali park road; stranded tourists leave

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 9:23pm

Road crews have cleared one lane in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve, and buses returned about 300 stranded tourists to the park entrance safely.

Teen drowns on Lake Powell trip with group from his school

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 8:38pm

A 15-year-old boy drowned during a visit to Lake Powell with a group from his high school.

Man found guilty in fatal shooting of Chicago police officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 8:07pm

A guilty verdict has been returned against a homeless man who defended himself against murder and aggravated battery charges in the fatal shooting of an off-duty Chicago police officer.

US court declines again to halt Trump family planning rules

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:36pm

A U.S. appeals court has declined once again to immediately halt new Trump administration rules that bar taxpayer-funded clinics from referring patients for abortions.

New Mexico parents get preview of school-lockdown video

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:20pm

A school district in New Mexico is giving parents a preview of an instruction video on lockdown situations associated with active shooters that will be shown to students.