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Texas A&M marks 20 years since bonfire collapse killed 12

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:07pm

More than 1,000 people have attended a memorial to honor the 12 people who died when a tower of logs collapsed at Texas A&M University 20 years ago.

Death sentence switched to life for man guilty of murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:02pm

A Kentucky man on death row for murdering a student has worked out a deal to convert his death sentence into a life sentence without parole.

Frat functions on hold as reports of racism shake Syracuse U

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 12:54pm

Reports of racism at Syracuse University have resulted in a student sit-in that is in its sixth day, a suspension of fraternity events and an offer of as much as $50,000 in reward money.

US cancels civil nuclear cooperation waiver for Iran

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 12:34pm

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is canceling one of four sanctions waivers that had allowed foreign companies to work with Iran's civilian nuclear program without U.S. penalties.

Police chief: House where 4 killed in California backyard targeted after some at party involved in earlier disturbance

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 12:25pm

Police chief: House where 4 killed in California backyard targeted after some at party involved in earlier disturbance.

Democrats’ Southern victories could affect redistricting

David A. Lieb, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 12:24pm

a practice known as gerrymandering that can help lock in a party’s political power for the next decade to come.

The Latest: Colorado jury deliberating missing woman case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:54am

The Latest on the trial of a Colorado man accused of killing his fiancee (all times local):

Prince Andrew’s efforts to put scandal behind him backfire

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:40am

Prince Andrew's effort to put the Jeffrey Epstein scandal behind him may have instead done him irreparable harm.

Montana seeks to keep feral pigs from Canada at bay

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:39am

State and federal officials in Montana are marshaling their resources to keep encroaching feral pigs from Canada at bay.

Sheriff: Man punched umpire over disputed Little League call

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:31am

Authorities in Florida say a man punched a Little League umpire and broke his tooth over a disputed call after a game.

Day care worker gets 10-year term in Kansas baby’s death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:24am

A woman convicted in the killing of a 9-month-old boy at a Kansas day care has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison.

FBI arrests central Indiana mayor amid city investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:11am

A central Indiana mayor has been arrested by FBI agents amid an ongoing federal investigation that's resulted in the city's former building commissioner pleading guilty to money laundering and wire fraud.

US softening position on Israeli settlements in West Bank

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:01am

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to announce on Monday that the U.S. is softening its position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, the latest in a series of Trump administration moves that weaken Palestinian claims to statehood.

Attorney calls on US Marine deserter to turn himself in

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:48am

An attorney who could represent a U.S. Marine deserter wanted for questioning in a murder case is asking for the man to surrender peacefully.

Jury awards $1.4M to man who got vasectomy, not circumcision

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:43am

A jury in Iowa has awarded $1.4 million to a Burmese immigrant who wanted a circumcision but instead got a vasectomy.

McConnell: Lack of civility is country’s biggest problem

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:40am

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the country has a “behavioral problem” as he called on both sides of the political spectrum to defuse the anger now swirling around political debates.

Pioneering Denver teacher who fought segregation dies at 106

James Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:30am

Marie Greenwood, a pioneering Denver teacher who devoted decades to fighting segregation in city institutions, has died. She was 106.

Missouri collecting containers found floating in floodwaters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:23am

Hundreds of containers — many carrying hazardous materials — have floated into Missouri since flooding in the upper Missouri River basin during the spring.

Trial begins in 2016 fatal Alabama police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:19am

Jury selection is beginning in the murder trial of an Alabama police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man.