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The Latest: Judge considers expanding child separation case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 6:16pm

The Latest on the legal wrangling over the Trump administration's policy to separate immigrant families who crossed the border illegally (all times local):

Minnesota AG to review case of woman accused in 2 deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 6:12pm

The Minnesota Attorney General's office will review the case of a woman accused of killing her husband in southern Minnesota, then fleeing to Florida and killing a woman there.

Republicans, Democrats spar over hearings on Lt. Gov.

Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 6:11pm

A messy partisan battle is looming over efforts by Virginia lawmakers to investigate two women's allegations of rape against one of the state's top officials.

Sheriff names 1 more victim of deadly California wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 5:34pm

Authorities in Northern California have named another victim of a 2018 wildfire that devastated a town and killed 85.

Iowa Rep. Steve King says he'll seek re-election in 2020

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 5:34pm

Iowa Rep. Steve King says he will seek re-election despite Republican House leadership's move to strip him of his committee assignments after his racist statements about white supremacy.

The Latest: Case dismissed amid review of Houston cop's work

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 4:48pm

The Latest on the fallout following a deadly drug raid in Houston (all times local):

Feds: El Chapo's sons indicted on drug conspiracy charges

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 4:32pm

Two sons of notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have been indicted on drug conspiracy charges, the Justice Department said Thursday.

Justice Department says sons of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have been indicted on drug conspiracy charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 4:19pm

Justice Department says sons of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have been indicted on drug conspiracy charges.

Case dismissed amid review of Houston cop's work

Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:59pm

Prosecutors have dismissed one of the cases being re-examined because they involved a Houston officer accused of lying in an affidavit that led to a deadly drug raid last month.

Republicans, Democrats spar over hearings on Lt. Gov.

Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:57pm

The Republican speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates says Democrats are blocking efforts to let the two women who have accused Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault share their stories at legislative hearings.

Plans for new city pavilion harks back to Epcot's roots

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:48pm

Epcot is returning to its city roots.

Claims in El Chapo case highlight perils of 'Googling juror'

Jim Mustian and Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:24pm

Claims of jury misconduct in the trial of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have drawn new attention to the digital-age challenge courts face in preventing jurors from scouring media accounts or conducting their own research before rendering a verdict. It's a phenomenon that has been called the "Googling juror."

US ambassador to Canada emerges as favorite for UN post

Zeke Miller and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:22pm

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

The Latest: Electronic voting machines clear 2 hurdles in GA

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:11pm

The Latest on a push for new voting equipment in Georgia (all times local):

Principal apologizes for Black History Month gym lesson

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:00pm

A school principal is apologizing for a lesson that used the Underground Railroad as the basis for gym class activities.

Oklahoma GOP leaders to push 'triggered' abortion ban

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:00pm

Republican leaders in Oklahoma said Thursday they want to join at least five other states in automatically banning abortions if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns its landmark 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide.

All officers hurt in Aurora shooting released from hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:28pm

Police say all five of the officers who were wounded last week in a deadly shooting at a warehouse in suburban Chicago have been released from the hospital.

Flag honoring police sparks dispute at Connecticut Capitol

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:24pm

Connecticut Republicans are seeking to return artwork featuring a police-themed flag to the state Capitol.

North Carolina authorities find missing inmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:22pm

Authorities in North Carolina say an inmate who went missing at the Rutherford Correctional Center has been captured not far from the facility.