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GOP senators to watch on Trump's emergency declaration

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:39am

The fight over President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall is heading to the GOP-controlled Senate, putting Republicans in the uncomfortable spot of deciding whether to back his declaration of a national emergency.

The Latest: California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:38am

The Latest on the case of a couple charged with the torture and abuse of most of their 13 children (all times local):

Virginia Republicans invite Fairfax's accusers to testify

Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:34am

Virginia House Republicans have announced plans to hold a meeting where Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and the two women who have accused him of sexual assault can testify.

California parents of 13 accused of shackling and starving their children plead guilty to torture and abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:34am

California parents of 13 accused of shackling and starving their children plead guilty to torture and abuse .

Virginia House Republicans invite Lt. Gov. Fairfax and women who accused him of sexual assault to testify at hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:19am

Virginia House Republicans invite Lt. Gov. Fairfax and women who accused him of sexual assault to testify at hearing.

Governor orders more DNA testing in 1983 California killings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:17am

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered DNA testing on evidence that a death-row inmate says would prove his innocence in a 35-year-old murder case that has drawn national attention.

Mueller to file sentencing memo in Manafort conspiracy case

Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:16am

Special counsel Robert Mueller is filing a sentencing memorandum in one of the two criminal cases against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

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House Dems introduce measure to revoke Trump border edict

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:14am

House Democrats on Friday introduced a resolution to block the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump issued to fund his long-sought wall along the U.S-Mexico border.

Hospital: 5 patients given overdoses may have been treatable

Kantele Franko, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:13am

The Ohio hospital system investigating a doctor accused of ordering painkiller overdoses for dozens of patients says five who died may have received excessive doses when there still was a chance to improve their conditions with treatment.

Border agents install razor wire at El Paso bridges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:06am

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it's installing coils of razor wire at Texas ports of entry across from Juarez, Mexico, where large groups of migrants wait to seek asylum.

Tanker truck burns after crash on Salt Lake City interstate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:52am

Authorities say a tanker truck carrying about 8,000 gallons (30,283 liters) of fuel crashed on an interstate, erupting into flames near downtown Salt Lake City.

Florida bank massacre suspect enters not guilty plea

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:51am

A man arrested in the fatal shootings of five women at a Florida bank last month has entered a plea of not guilty.

North Carolina town removes Confederate highway marker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:37am

Citing public safety concerns, a North Carolina town has removed its Jefferson Davis Highway memorial marker ahead of planned weekend protests.

Bowser is taking over Nintendo ... for real

Joshua Berlinger, CNN  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:29am

Nintendo has appointed Doug Bowser as the next head of its American operations — and the joke hasn't been lost on anyone.

Trump to let AG decide what to release from Mueller report

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:21am

The White House says President Donald Trump will let his new attorney general decide whether to release the findings of the special counsel's Russia investigation to the public.

Toxic red tide appears to have faded from Florida's waters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:20am

Florida's coastal waters appear free from a devastating red tide bloom that began in October 2017.

Sex assault suspect extradited from Israel to Pennsylvania

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:16am

An Israeli man who allegedly had been on the run for 15 years after being accused of raping a teenage girl in Pennsylvania has been extradited back to the United States.

White House looking into Acosta role in sex abuse plea deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:14am

The White House says it's "looking into" Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's handling of a secret plea deal with a wealthy financier accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls

Fake school threat called diversion attempt in truck theft

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 8:41am

Weber County authorities say a man is accused of phoning in a fake threat to a school to divert a law enforcement officer from an investigation of a stolen truck.

Police: Stolen rare coins ended up in change machines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 8:25am

Authorities say a Florida man stole collectible coins worth tens of thousands of dollars, then ran them through grocery store change machines that returned just a fraction of their value.