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Secret audio? In Trump world, there's always a tape

Anne Flaherty, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 4:33am

Lordy, there are tapes. And tapes and tapes and more tapes.

The Latest: Compound defendants to be released pending trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 1:51am

The Latest on 11 children found living in a filthy, makeshift compound in New Mexico (all times local):

Judge sets bail for adults arrested at New Mexico compound

Morgan Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 1:27am

A state judge on Monday cleared the way for five defendants who were arrested on child abuse charges at a remote New Mexico compound to be released pending trial despite authorities' suspicions that the group was training children to use firearms for an anti-government mission.

Business owners, visitors rejoice as Yosemite reopens

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 12:59am

Yosemite National Park's reopening can't come soon enough for Douglas Shaw.

Utah firefighter killed battling California blaze

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 11:58pm

Authorities say a Utah firefighter has died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history.

Body found after Cedar City house fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 11:48pm

Authorities in Cedar City are investigating after a man's body was found in the ashes of a house fire.

Navajo Code Talkers Day celebration planned for Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 11:40pm

Navajo officials say a celebration of the Navajo Code Talkers will be held Tuesday.

Court date set for man charged in videotaped fatal shooting

Tamara Lush and Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 11:37pm

Markeis McGlockton's father knows the manslaughter case against the man accused of killing his unarmed son outside a Florida convenience store will take months, possibly years.

Gates testimony dredges up Trump inaugural spending mystery

Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 10:37pm

Donald Trump's inaugural committee pushed back hard last summer on questions about whether the unprecedented $107 million budget for the event was fraught with cost overruns and misspending. A top inauguration official assured The Associated Press that spending had been restrained and monitored.

Lawmakers impeach all 4 W.Va. court justices over spending

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 10:27pm

West Virginia lawmakers completed the extraordinary move of impeaching all four state Supreme Court justices Monday night for spending issues, including a suspended justice facing a 23-count federal indictment.

Trump warns Cuomo: Anybody who runs against me 'suffers'

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 10:23pm

President Donald Trump is daring New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to challenge him in 2020, warning the Democrat that "anybody that runs against Trump suffers."

8 people killed in eastern Oregon vehicle crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 10:23pm

Authorities say eight people were killed in a crash involving two vehicles in the high desert of eastern Oregon.

Assaults by Taliban raise questions about US plan for peace

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 10:19pm

A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace. That's raising questions about the viability of the American game plan for ending a war that began when some of the current U.S. troops were in diapers.

Museum seeks to buy president's life insurance application

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 10:18pm

The William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum in Ohio has launched an online fundraiser to buy a life insurance policy application filed by the former president more than five years before his assassination.

Nebraska poised to carry out first execution since 1997

Grant Schulte, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 10:03pm

Nebraska is preparing to carry out its first execution since 1997 on Tuesday in a bewildering about-face driven largely by the state's Republican governor.

The Latest: All 4 West Virginia justices impeached

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 10:01pm

The Latest on an impeachment hearing in the West Virginia House of Delegates concerning members of the state Supreme Court (all times local):

West Virginia's House of Delegates has impeached all 4 state Supreme Court justices over spending and office renovations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 9:59pm

West Virginia's House of Delegates has impeached all 4 state Supreme Court justices over spending and office renovations.

Wildfire forces evacuations in Glacier, Yosemite to re-open

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 9:42pm

A wildfire destroyed structures and forced evacuations Monday from the busiest area of Montana's Glacier National Park, as officials in California prepared to reopen Yosemite National Park following a two-week closure.

Heavy rains prompt rescues, confusion in Pennsylvania

Matt Rourke, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 9:37pm

Heavy rains triggered flash flooding in parts of central and eastern Pennsylvania on Monday, closing down a heavily traveled interstate and sending water into homes in the mountainous coal regions.

The Latest: Officials say rafting group appears to be safe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 9:27pm

The Latest on heavy rains in Pennsylvania (all times local):