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Tens of thousands to evacuate as California storm looms

John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:56pm

Authorities ordered tens of thousands of people to flee their homes as a powerful storm headed toward California, where many communities on Tuesday face the threat of flooding and destructive debris flows from areas burned bare by huge wildfires.

Trump warns of dire consequences if Democrats take House

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:54pm

President Donald Trump warned Tuesday night of dire consequences should Democrats take the House in this year's midterm elections, but predicted Republicans are "going to win."

Idaho joins other red states with 'abortion reversal' law

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:42pm

Idaho will become the latest conservative state to require women seeking abortions to be informed that the drug-induced procedures can be halted halfway, despite opposition from medical groups that say there is little evidence to support that claim.

The Latest: Police: Latest Austin blast not tied to others

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:38pm

The Latest on serial bombings in Texas (all times local):

US agent on trial in cross-border killing of Mexican teen

Anita Snow, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:29pm

A rare murder trial of a U.S. Border Patrol agent charged with shooting into Mexico in 2012 and killing a teenager started Tuesday with jury selection.

Prison officials reach $18.9 million deal with youth inmate

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:27pm

The state Department of Corrections reached an $18.9 million settlement Tuesday with a former youth prison inmate who suffered brain damage after she tried to hang herself in her cell.

McCain daughter with her dad: 'No place I would rather be'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:24pm

Meghan McCain has posted a photo on social media of her with her father, Sen. John McCain, saying there's "no place I would rather be."

Police say incendiary device, not package bomb, exploded at Austin Goodwill store and wasn't related to prior bombings

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:24pm

Police say incendiary device, not package bomb, exploded at Austin Goodwill store and wasn't related to prior bombings.

Prosecutor says attack on Afghan man was driven by bias

Steven Dubois, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:19pm

An Oregon prosecutor says bias motivated a man to deliberately ram his car into an Afghan man who had served as a U.S. military interpreter, severely injuring him. The FBI said Tuesday it is looking into the case.

8 people indicted in white supremacist gang member's killing

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:07pm

Eight alleged members or associates of a white supremacist prison gang called the Aryan Circle have been indicted in Louisiana on federal charges in the 2016 killing of a fellow alleged member of the gang.

DeVos faces withering criticism in House hearing

Maria Danilova, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:06pm

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faced tough questions from House Democrats on Tuesday on gun control, racial bias and civil rights as she sought to defend funding cuts for her agency.

Teen shoots girl in Maryland school, killed in confrontation

Matthew Barakat and Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:06pm

A teenager armed with a handgun shot and critically wounded a girl inside a Maryland school on Tuesday and the shooter was killed when a school resource officer confronted him moments after the gunfire erupted. A third student was in good condition after he was shot.

The Latest: Records show alleged gang member pleaded guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:58pm

The Latest on the indictments of eight alleged members or associates of a white supremacist prison gang charged in a Louisiana killing (all times local):

Trump rails against sanctuary cities amid immigration talks

Jill Colvin and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:56pm

President Donald Trump convened some of the nation's top law enforcement officials Tuesday to rail against so-called sanctuary cities as he continues his crackdown on jurisdictions that flout federal immigration laws.

Immigrant arrested in widely seen video is released for now

Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:52pm

A Mexican woman in the U.S. illegally who was dragged away from her daughters by authorities in a widely viewed video was being released on her own recognizance Tuesday by an immigration judge in Southern California.

ACLU, community groups get voice in Chicago police reforms

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:51pm

The American Civil Liberties Union and several community organizations say they've reached an agreement to provide input reforms being proposed for the Chicago Police Department.

The Latest: Jury seated for trial of Border Patrol agent

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:48pm

The Latest on a Border Patrol agent's trial in a fatal shooting (all times local):

Florida school shooting survivors speak at Harvard

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:44pm

Students who survived last month's shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead have participated in a panel discussion at Harvard about the social movement they've started calling in part for tougher restrictions on guns.

The Latest: Prayer vigil held after Maryland school shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:34pm

The Latest on the shooting at a Maryland high school (all times local):