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Police: Machete-wielding man subdued after standoff at home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:34am

Authorities say a man who kept police at bay for more than two hours at a Pennsylvania home threw down incendiary devices that ignited a nearby store and scorched a police patrol car.

4 injured in explosion in vehicle shop at Army depot

Mark Scolforo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:32am

A small explosion Thursday in a vehicle shop at an Army depot injured four workers, three of them seriously, officials said.

Kentucky church revokes memberships for nonattendance

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:30am

A Kentucky pastor is drawing criticism for kicking out members of his congregation who failed to attend church regularly and contribute.

The Latest: 1 released from hospital after Army depot blast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:25am

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Rosa Parks family house set for auction next week

Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:14am

The house where civil rights icon Rosa Parks sought refuge after fleeing the South amid death threats is scheduled for auction next week with a minimum bid of $1 million.

The Latest: GOP senator says Trump is 'misjudging' Putin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:13am

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Amid criticism over Putin summit, Trump wants second meeting

Zeke Miller, Ken Thomas and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:09am

President Donald Trump said Thursday he wants a second meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin to start implementing ideas they discussed at the Helsinki summit.

Votel: No new direction on Syria after Trump-Putin talks

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:05am

The commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East said Thursday he has received no new guidance from the Pentagon on cooperating with Russia in Syria following a U.S.-Russia summit that Moscow says focused heavily on Syria.

Indiana man arraigned in 1988 killing of 8-year-old girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:03am

An Indiana man charged in the 1988 rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl has been arraigned in her slaying.

The Latest: 5 people suffer minor injuries in steam blast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:01am

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US intel chief in tight spot over Trump and Russia meddling

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:01am

National Intelligence Director Dan Coats' drumbeat of criticism against Russia is clashing loudly with President Donald Trump's pro-Kremlin remarks, leaving the soft-spoken spy chief in an uncomfortable — and perhaps perilous — place in the administration.

Republicans block subpoena for Helsinki summit translator

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:01am

Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have blocked a move to subpoena the interpreter from the Helsinki summit to testify about the private talks between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Monitor: Baltimore police committed to reform; work remains

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:59am

The monitoring team overseeing Baltimore police reform says the police department's work so far has "demonstrated a genuine commitment to reform," but it's concerned about reaching future benchmarks.

Teen found starving, living in barn, family members arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:47am

Authorities say a malnourished 15-year-old Oklahoma boy who survived by eating sticks, leaves and grass has been found living in a barn, and four members of his family have been arrested for child neglect.

Police: Girl, 5, found asleep with loaded gun on chest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:38am

Police in New Hampshire say they found a 5-year-old girl sleeping with a loaded handgun on her chest as they investigated a report of shots fired in the apartment.

South Carolina deputies wound shooting suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:38am

South Carolina authorities say a vehicle chase in which a man fired at deputies through a sunroof with an assault rifle ended with deputies shooting and wounding the suspect.

17 hurt in tent collapse at California base leave hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:36am

A helicopter blew down a tent at the Fort Hunter Liggett military base in California on Wednesday night, injuring 22 people, a spokeswoman said.

Minnesota prison officer's on-duty death is 1st on record

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:35am

An inmate used a weapon to kill an officer at a Minnesota state prison, in the first death on record of an on-duty prison guard in the state, corrections officials said.

High-pressure steam leak in Manhattan; no injuries reported

Karen Matthews, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:31am

A steam pipe exploded beneath Fifth Avenue in Manhattan early Thursday, hurling chunks of asphalt, sending a geyser of billowing white steam stories into the air and forcing pedestrians to take cover.