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Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams talks 2020, voter suppression

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 8:29pm

Georgia's Stacey Abrams said Tuesday she's willing to meet with any candidate running for president in 2020, but warned she has two ground rules before she starts meeting with the wide range of Democratic hopefuls

House oversight chair accuses White House of stonewalling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 8:11pm

The chairman of the House oversight committee says the White House is perpetrating "an unprecedented level of stonewalling, delay and obstruction" in response to congressional requests for documents and witnesses.

Baby chimpanzee born at North Carolina Zoo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:03pm

A baby chimpanzee has been born at the North Carolina Zoo, adding to a trickle of such births at U.S. zoos.

Police: Mom told details of son's death to fellow inmate

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 6:24pm

A Colorado woman charged in the death of her 7-year-old son told a fellow inmate that the boy died in July, months before his body was discovered encased in concrete inside a Denver storage unit, according to court records unsealed Tuesday.

US military, aid group at odds over Somalia civilian deaths

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 6:02pm

There is credible evidence that U.S. military airstrikes in Somalia have killed or wounded nearly two dozen civilians, an international human rights group said Tuesday, charging that the Pentagon is not adequately investigating potential casualties.

Salvadoran pleads not guilty to 4 northern Nevada murders

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 5:55pm

A 20-year-old Salvadoran immigrant in the U.S. illegally has pleaded not guilty to charges that he killed four people in Nevada in January.

Border patrol announces 4th migrant death since December

Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 5:50pm

Immigration officials say a Mexican migrant died Monday after his arrest near an urban border crossing.

The Latest: Man maintains innocence in cold case arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 5:49pm

The Latest on the arrest of a man in a 1999 cold case (all times local):

Trump to meet with 5 Caribbean leaders at Mar-a-Lago

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 5:44pm

The White House says President Donald Trump will meet with leaders of five Caribbean nations on Friday in an effort to strengthen cooperation on security and trade issues.

Kentucky education commissioner still wants protester names

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 5:40pm

Kentucky's largest school district has asked the state's education commissioner to withdraw his request for names of teachers who used sick days to protest at the state Capitol, but the commissioner says he will not back down.

Sheriff: Florida deputy kills suicidal man armed with knife

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 5:30pm

Authorities say a Florida deputy fatally shot a suicidal man who was armed with a knife.

The Latest: Asylum seekers ask to wait in US, not Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 5:14pm

The Latest on initial hearings for asylum seekers forced to wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration court (all times local):

Kentucky gov signs abortion bill already facing a lawsuit

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:42pm

Kentucky's Republican governor on Tuesday signed into law an anti-abortion measure already entangled in a federal lawsuit, instructing his lawyers to fight the legal challenge against the new restrictions on the procedure.

Mueller team requests delay due to 'press of other work'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:41pm

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team says it won't be able to meet a court deadline this week in part because of the "press of other work."

Critics question policy on photos of climbable NYC sculpture

Karen Matthews, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:33pm

Days after a climbable sculpture called the Vessel opened at New York's Hudson Yards megadevelopment, critics are questioning a policy that grants the attraction's owners broad rights to use photos posted by visitors.

Wake Forest to redirect $50K from scandal to program

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:32pm

Wake Forest University says it will redirect $50,000 it received from a California foundation linked to a national college admission bribery scandal.

Poll: Support rises in all age groups for legal pot

Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:28pm

A growing majority of Americans say marijuana should be legal, underscoring a national shift as more states embrace cannabis for medical or recreational use.

Bullock appoints grizzly advisory council as bears spread

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:25pm

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock says he will appoint an advisory council to come up with recommendations on how to manage the state's grizzly bears.

The Latest: San Francisco pays $13.1 million to settle case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:17pm

The Latest on San Francisco's $13.1 million payment (all times local):