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San Francisco police chief sorry for raid on journalist

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 12:19pm

Facing a growing public outcry, San Francisco's police chief apologized on Friday for raiding a freelance journalist's home and office to find out who leaked a police report into the unexpected death of the city's public defender.

Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest

Nicholas K. Geranios, The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 12:01pm

Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations' Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest.

Driver in car stopped on Utah freeway killed in fiery crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 11:58am

Authorities say a man driving a car on a metro Salt Lake City freeway was killed when it stopped in a traffic lane and then was struck from behind by another car and burst into flames on impact.

2 killed in crash of single-engine plane in southern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 11:49am

Authorities say two people aboard a single-engine plane were killed when it crashed in southern Utah.

Deputy fatally shoots reportedly suicidal man after chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 11:35am

Officials continue to investigate the shooting of a south Mississippi man killed while fleeing from a sheriff's deputy.

Grizzly bears push into lowland areas as legal fight drags

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 11:34am

Grizzly bears are spreading into new areas of the U.S. Northern Rockies, expanding from remote wilderness and into farmland amid a legal fight over proposed hunting.

Young homebuyers scramble as prices rise faster than incomes

Josh Boak and Larry Fenn, The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 11:15am

For millennials looking to buy their first home, the hunt feels like a race against the clock.

Body of missing teen found in Spokane River

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 11:11am

A young woman whose body was pulled from the Spokane River downtown this week had been reported missing by friends and family.

Some in Tulsa urged to leave home because of flooding risks

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 11:09am

Oklahoma officials are urging residents to prepare to evacuate some Tulsa neighborhoods that are near stressed, old levees along the Arkansas River.

Memorial service, burial in Bozeman for World War II soldier

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 11:04am

The remains of a Montana man killed during World War II while working to evacuate soldiers from an island east of the Philippines are due to be buried Saturday with full military honors.

Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

Jill Colvin and Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 9:35am

President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the American ally over its trade imbalance with the United States. "Maybe that's why you like me so much," he joshed.

Idaho man charged with 10 counts of animal cruelty

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 9:17am

An Idaho man has been charged with 10 counts of animal cruelty for training roosters for cockfighting.

Fishermen face another quota cut, could hit lobster prices

Patrick Whittle, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 9:07am

Fishermen already dealing with a dramatic reduction in the amount of a key bait fish they are allowed to harvest will likely face an additional cut next year that could drive up the price of lobster for consumers.

Sheriff overseeing troubled Ohio county jail to resign

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 8:50am

A sheriff who oversees a troubled county jail in Cleveland says he plans to resign this summer for personal reasons.

Mike Pence: West Point grads should expect to see combat

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 8:19am

Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is "a dangerous place" and they should expect to see combat.

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 8:19am

U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Saturday called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea earlier this month a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and said sanctions must be kept in place.

Family of woman mauled by lion pushes for new regulations

Amanda Morris, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 7:36am

Alex Black came face to face with an escaped lion when she was just 10 days into her unpaid internship at a private animal sanctuary.

At the spelling bee, the most common sound is the toughest

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 7:36am

The word that knocked runner-up Naysa Modi out of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee was "Bewusstseinslage" — one of those flashy, impossible-sounding German-derived words that make the audience gasp when they are announced.

Amazon rejects facial recognition, climate change proposals

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 7:01am

Despite pressure from civil rights groups, activist investors and its own employees, Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change and facial recognition technology.

Police say 10 wounded following shooting at New Jersey bar

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 1:30am

Authorities say a shooting at a New Jersey bar has left 10 wounded.