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World War II intelligence officer gets congressional medal

Holly Ramer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:30am

A 98-year-old World War II intelligence officer received the highest congressional honor Monday for what a historian described as "defending our country in the shadowy place between diplomacy and war."

Trump betting on McMaster in South Carolina runoff

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:30am

President Donald Trump is going all-in for a South Carolina governor in a tense runoff election, betting that his last-minute appearance will help make the difference.

Georgia teacher's last request helps children in need

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:29am

A Georgia teacher found a way to help needy students even after she was gone.

The Latest: Officials: Texas bases picked for detainees

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:28am

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Governor: Claims against son will get independent review

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:28am

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said Monday he expects a fair and thorough investigation by federal authorities into an accusation against his adult son of improper conduct involving another passenger on a JetBlue flight last week.

Migrant detainees to be housed at 2 bases in Texas

Lolita C. Baldor and Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:22am

U.S. defense officials say the Trump administration has chosen two military bases in Texas -- Fort Bliss and Goodfellow Air Force Base -- to house detained migrants.

Demonstrators block Reno road to protest immigration policy

Colleen Long, Will Weissert and John L. Mone, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:14am

More than 200 protesters opposed to President Donald Trump's immigration policies blocked a busy road Monday near where Attorney General Jeff Sessions was scheduled to speak at a school-safety conference.

Northern California wildfires prompt evacuations, burn homes

Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:12am

Hundreds of Northern California homes and businesses were threatened Monday after wind-driven wildfires broke out over the weekend, forcing thousands of residents to flee their homes throughout rural regions north of San Francisco.

Plane lands on Coast Guard beach, pilot missing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:08am

Authorities are searching for the pilot of a single-engine plane that illegally landed on a Coast Guard beach in New Jersey.

Investigators: Montana's Crow tribe unable to account for $14.5 million in federal transportation money

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:08am

Investigators: Montana's Crow tribe unable to account for $14.5 million in federal transportation money.

The Latest: Northern California residents flee wildfires

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:59am

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California firefighter killed in retirement home shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:48am

A resident of a retirement home in Southern California opened fire on firefighters responding to a report of an explosion in the building, killing a veteran fire captain and wounding a second firefighter and another person, officials said.

Idaho GOP convention to take place in Pocatello

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:42am

Top Republican leaders will gather in southeastern Idaho this week for the state's party convention.

Would-be Olympian charged in death of cyclist in Florida

Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:38am

A motorist accused of intentionally running over a cyclist riding on a bike path with two young sons had been hospitalized against his will for a mental evaluation this month, and hours before the attack, said "I'm going to kill somebody" in an Instagram selfie video.

Chinese restrictions put curbside recycling services at risk

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:37am

Several Utah residents could lose their curbside recycling service as a result of changes to the Chinese scrap market.

Colleague cracks Sen. McCaskill's rib with Heimlich maneuver

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:32am

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin has cracked a rib of U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill while performing the Heimlich maneuver on the fellow Democrat when she began choking.

Supreme Court won't hear North Carolina districting dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:31am

The Supreme Court is choosing not to take on a new case on partisan redistricting for now. Instead, the justices are sending a dispute over North Carolina's heavily Republican congressional districting map back to a lower court for more work.

The Latest: Man says he saw gun at fatal police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:30am

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Mourners seek justice in teen's fatal shooting by police

Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:14am

Mourners displayed signs reading "Justice for Antwon" and "#SayHisName" in the funeral procession Monday for a black Pennsylvania teenager fatally shot by a white police officer as he fled a traffic stop a week ago.

Teen uses sign language to help blind and deaf man on flight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:01am

A teenager is being credited with coming to the aid of a blind and deaf man during a flight from Boston to Portland, Oregon.