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Hospital nurses in Lewiston seek to unionize

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 9:47am

Nurses at a hospital in north-central Idaho are trying to unionize.

Teen arrested after leading deputies on high-speed chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 9:31am

Authorities in northern Idaho arrested a 13-year-old suspected of leading deputies on a high-speed chase at more than 100 mph (160 kph).

First trial begins in death of missing Georgia teacher

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 9:27am

A Georgia man is standing trial on charges that he helped conceal the death of a high school teacher who disappeared more than 13 years ago.

Statue of Liberty protester gets probation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 9:14am

A woman who climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty last July 4 to protest the separation of families at the Mexican border has been sentenced to five years' probation and 200 hours of community service.

Mattis returning to research role at Stanford think tank

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 9:06am

Jim Mattis, who resigned as Pentagon chief three months ago, is returning to Stanford University.

DC-area sniper shootings case to have Supreme Court hearing

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 9:00am

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia's plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002.

District attorney: Accelerants found in home where 5 died

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 8:55am

Authorities have found evidence that accelerants were used to start a fire at a Massachusetts home in which a family of five was found dead in an apparent murder-suicide.

2 rescued, 1 missing after Louisiana tug capsizes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 8:54am

The captain of a tug boat is missing but two crew members were rescued after the vessel capsized in the Mississippi River in Louisiana.

Supreme Court rules against immigrants in detention case

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 8:39am

The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday against a group of immigrants in a case about the government's power to detain them after they've committed crimes but finished their sentences.

Pence heads to flooded Midwest amid concerns about levees

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 8:24am

Vice President Mike Pence is headed to the Midwest to view flood damage as farmers raise concerns that busted levees won't be fixed before the traditional spring flood season.

LA airport gets rare super bloom of flowers next to runways

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:59am

Travelers flying in and out of Los Angeles International Airport are being treated to a rare visual spectacle of large wildflower fields coming into bloom between runways.

8 more Alabama inmates on hunger strike over solitary move

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:52am

Less than a week after an Alabama inmate ended a hunger strike to protest the use of solitary confinement, eight more prisoners have begun hunger strikes of their own.

Police say 2-year-old boy died after man sat on him

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:45am

Iowa police say a 2-year-old boy died after a man sat on the child for allegedly taking his cellphone.

2 arrested in armed robbery featuring unicorn disguise

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:45am

Police in Maryland say they've captured an elusive unicorn, since unmasked as a man suspected of robbing a convenience store last week.

Doctor who cheated Medicaid of $5M gets 7 years in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:42am

A Connecticut doctor who bilked Medicaid out of nearly $5 million and stashed some of the stolen money in a Swiss bank account has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison.

Anti-Semitic messages, Nazi imagery defile Jewish cemetery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:33am

Police are investigating anti-Semitic messages and Nazi imagery scrawled on dozens of gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts.

The Latest: Trial of officer in black teen's death underway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:13am

The Latest on the homicide trial of a white Pennsylvania police officer in the shooting of an unarmed black 17-year-old (all times local):

Police: 2 dead, multiple injuries in charter bus crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:05am

Authorities in Virginia say a charter bus has overturned on an Interstate 95 exit, killing two people and injuring others traveling from Florida to New York.

Records show FBI was probing Michael Cohen long before raid

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:04am

Newly released documents show the FBI was investigating President Donald Trump's former personal attorney and fixer for nearly a year before agents raided his home and office.