David Warren, Associated Press | PostedJul 18th - 4:19pm
Authorities didn't search for a Texas man who cut off his ankle monitor in violation of parole terms until a week later when he was linked to a violent rampage that included three shooting deaths over four days, according to state and county officials.
Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | PostedJul 18th - 4:14pm
Sen. Rand Paul certainly has his differences with President Donald Trump, a one-time rival for the White House. But on one cornerstone issue, a resistance to U.S. intervention abroad, they are simpatico.
A measure that would divide California into three parts won't appear on the November ballot, the state Supreme Court decided Wednesday, marking the latest defeat for a long-shot push to reimagine the nation's most populous state.
Marc Levy, Associated Press | PostedJul 18th - 4:12pm
Pennsylvania's highest court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of a then-11-year-old boy in the 2009 shotgun slaying of his father's pregnant fiancée, saying prosecutors had not provided enough evidence to support it.
Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | PostedJul 18th - 4:11pm
The wife of former Donald Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos defended her husband Wednesday in an interview with Democrats on the House intelligence committee and said she hopes he receives a pardon.
Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | PostedJul 18th - 4:05pm
A 29-year-old gun-rights activist suspected of being a covert Russian agent was likely in contact with Kremlin operatives while living in the United States, prosecutors said Wednesday in court papers that accused her of using sex and deception to forge influential connections.
The Latest on lawsuits filed in Manhattan federal court by six states and New York City to challenge Justice Department rules requiring immigration enforcement cooperation in return for federal anti-crime funds. (all times local):
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | PostedJul 18th - 3:45pm
The Pentagon is objecting to a Republican proposal in a defense policy bill that would bar the Fish and Wildlife Service from using the Endangered Species Act to protect two chicken-like birds in the western half of the U.S.
With a backhoe's powerful arm, the scene of a standoff and shootout that killed two South Carolina police officers was erased from the earth Wednesday, nearly 15 years after their deaths, as relatives of the slain officers watched.
Matthew Lee, Associated Press | PostedJul 18th - 3:31pm
The State Department threw cold water Wednesday on an offer from Russian President Vladimir Putin to allow the U.S. access to Russians accused of election meddling in return for interviews of Americans, including former government officials, accused by the Kremlin of unspecified crimes.
Dan Joling, Associated Press | PostedJul 18th - 3:31pm
A pilot flying in rapidly deteriorating weather in Alaska confused snow on a mountain with a body of water before crashing a floatplane with 10 passengers onto the rocky mountainside, a preliminary report released Wednesday says.