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Mother says slain runner to be buried in wedding dress

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:29am

The mother of a recently engaged runner who was stabbed to death in the nation's capital says her daughter will be buried in a wedding dress.

Some question force used on protesters of police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 1:42am

Activists are questioning the level of force used by Tennessee police officers to arrest people protesting the Memphis Police Department's shooting of a black man who was in critical condition.

Agency says two-headed snake may go to educational facility

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:49am

A wildlife and conservation research hospital says a two-headed snake recently found near the nation's capital may be sent to an educational facility.

Inside Democrats' struggle with the Kavanaugh accusation

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:13am

By the time Sen. Dianne Feinstein huddled with the other Democrats on the Judiciary Committee in a room just off the Senate floor, the rumors were flying.

Sheriff: 5-month-old boy left in bathtub dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:34pm

Alabama authorities say a 5-month-old boy left in a bathtub has died.

Weighing whether to can Rosenstein, Trump tuned in TV hosts

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:23pm

As Air Force One streaked across the desert sky and Las Vegas faded in the distance, President Donald Trump began seeking opinions.

Police: Suspect dead, officer wounded in Baltimore shootout

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:19pm

A suspect died and an officer was wounded in a shootout Sunday evening in a violence-prone Baltimore district where a "crime suppression initiative" was taking place, Baltimore's interim police chief said.

$2 million in preservation grants aim to highlight diversity

Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 10:49pm

A preservation group is inviting the public to vote on 20 sites across the country that showcase the nation's diversity and the fight for equality as part of a $2 million historic preservation campaign.

Trump, at UN, to again confront North Korean nuclear threat

Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 10:49pm

As he begins the sequel to his stormy U.N. debut, President Donald Trump will again confront the dangers posed by North Korea's nuclear threat, though its shadow may appear somewhat less ominous than a year ago.

Florence: Severe flooding feared near South Carolina coast

Gary D. Robertson and Martha Waggoner, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 10:43pm

Rivers swelling with the floodwaters of former Hurricane Florence are threatening to swamp communities near the South Carolina coast, leaving thousands ready to evacuate.

Defense to call witnesses in Chicago police shooting case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 10:03pm

Defense attorneys in Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke's murder trial are expected to start calling witnesses, and the big question is whether Van Dyke will testify.

New California law helps utilities with wildfire lawsuits

Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 9:55pm

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure Friday allowing utilities to bill their customers to pay for future legal settlements stemming from devastating 2017 wildfires, even if the blazes are blamed on the company's mismanagement.

Trump holding a campaign rally in West Virginia Saturday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 9:16pm

President Donald Trump is holding a campaign rally in West Virginia on Saturday.

High school journalists stand up to censorship and win

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 9:08pm

Armed with a new Vermont law that protects student journalists, four high school editors have stood up to censorship and won, prompting their school to revamp its media policy.

UMass fraternity charged after student got alcohol poisoning

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 8:03pm

A fraternity at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been indicted about a year after a student suffered alcohol poisoning.

Idaho prison officials send more inmates out of state

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 6:35pm

Idaho Department of Correction officials say they have moved another 150 inmates to a prison in Texas because there aren't enough prison beds in Idaho.

Zion National Park reopens flood-damaged Angels Landing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 6:11pm

Zion National Park has reopened the trail to one of its most popular hiking destinations for the first time since flood waters ravaged the southwestern Utah canyon in July.

Baltimore police: Suspect dead, officer wounded in shootout

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 6:01pm

A shootout between a man in a violence-prone Baltimore district and a police officer taking part in a crime suppression initiative has left the officer wounded and the suspect dead Sunday evening, Baltimore's interim police chief said.

Tackling climate change to be key talking point at UN summit

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 4:50pm

With global temperatures rising, superstorms taking their deadly toll and a year-end deadline to firm up the Paris climate deal, leaders at this year's U.N. General Assembly are feeling a sense of urgency to keep up the momentum on combating climate change.