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Uzbek refugee found guilty of supporting terror group

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:24pm

Jurors on Thursday found a refugee from Uzbekistan guilty of conspiring to support a terrorist group with $300 he received from a friend and by making plans to join the organization himself.

WWII veteran finally being awarded Purple Heart

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:23pm

A World War II veteran who spent more than a year as a prisoner of war is finally being awarded the Purple Heart.

Lawsuit: Green-card holders face bias in US military policy

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:23pm

A Trump administration policy that requires green-card holders to pass a background check before they can start military service is discriminatory and has left hundreds of enlisted people in limbo, a civil liberties group alleges in a lawsuit Thursday.

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First lady visits migrant children housed in Texas

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:14pm

Melania Trump visited with migrant children Thursday during a brief stop at a Texas facility housing some of the youth separated from their parents as her husband's administration prosecutes adults who enter the U.S. illegally from Mexico.

Lawyer: No apparent justification for fatal shooting of teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:08pm

A 17-year-old boy fatally shot by a police officer in Pennsylvania seconds after he fled a traffic stop did not pose a threat to anyone, a lawyer for the family of the teen said.

Police: Man kills lawyer, self, hours after divorce is final

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:05pm

A Georgia man killed his ex-wife's attorney in his law office just hours after the couple's divorce was final and then killed himself, authorities said.

The Latest: Ex-Alaska lawmaker sentenced on harassment count

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:03pm

The Latest on a former Alaska legislator accused of hitting a woman (all times local):

The Latest: Officer who shot teen says he hasn't seen video

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:02pm

The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old (all times local):

Mourners remember 2 Kansas deputies slain outside courthouse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:00pm

Uniformed officers from across the nation gathered Thursday to remember two Kansas sheriff's deputies who were shot and killed by an inmate while transporting him between the courthouse and jail.

The Latest: Governor says Arkansas base may house migrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:56pm

The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local):

Hundreds rescued from floodwaters in South Texas

Jamie Stengle and Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:54pm

Hundreds of people had to be rescued Thursday from floodwaters in South Texas, where rainfall has inundated communities all week.

NK pledges to destroy missile test engine site

Deb Riechmann and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:53pm

The Trump administration on Thursday identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy, but the president's latest comments about resolving the nuclear standoff have raised new questions about what concessions Pyongyang has made.

Leaders delay vote on compromise GOP immigration bill until next week and plan changes in hopes of salvaging measure

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:50pm

Leaders delay vote on compromise GOP immigration bill until next week and plan changes in hopes of salvaging measure.

LAPD's highly-produced body camera video draws scrutiny

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:49pm

In the city that's home to Hollywood, even releasing police body camera footage is a high-quality production.

Lawyer reviewing Cohen documents submits $338,000 bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:47pm

A lawyer appointed to help review documents seized from President Donald Trump's former lawyer has billed a federal court more than $338,000 for legal work on the case in May alone.

Deputy frees bear trapped inside car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:47pm

A bear that managed to break into a car needed help from a sheriff's deputy to get out.

Prosecutor: Abused kids upbringing like 'Lord of the Flies'

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:40pm

The abuse started in Texas with the children being slapped, hit and thrown around the house, a prosecutor said Thursday.

Messi, Argentina beaten 3-0 at World Cup, Croatia advances

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:38pm

Lionel Messi's frustrating international career may be coming to an early and anti-climactic finish after Argentina's worst loss in World Cup group play in 60 years.

Obama, like Trump, grappled with family immigration

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:36pm

The Trump administration isn't the first to grapple with the question of how to handle tens of thousands of immigrant families arriving on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Koko the gorilla used smarts, empathy to help change views

Seth Borenstein and Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:36pm

Koko the gorilla, whose remarkable sign-language ability and motherly attachment to pet cats helped change the world's views about the intelligence of animals and their capacity for empathy, has died at 46.