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Woman who shot Kansas abortion doctor moved to halfway house

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:46pm

An anti-abortion activist who shot and wounded a Kansas abortion provider and firebombed clinics in Oregon and elsewhere has been released from prison to a halfway house to finish her sentence.

Texas governor convenes new discussions on school safety

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:44pm

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott convened the first in a series of discussions on school safety Tuesday, declaring in response to last week's shooting near Houston, "We all want guns out of the hands of people who would try to murder our children."

Lawmakers pick successor to disgraced attorney general

Chris Carola, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:42pm

The New York Legislature on Tuesday appointed Barbara Underwood interim attorney general two weeks after Eric Schneiderman suddenly resigned as the state's top legal chief amid allegations he physically abused four women he dated.

Handling of harassment claim shakes up Utah comic convention

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:38pm

Salt Lake City's annual comic convention is dealing with a rift over its handing of a sexual harassment allegation that's caused several participants to back out of planned appearances.

Police say couple hid dead 5-year-old inside storage unit

Scott Sonner, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:34pm

A Nevada man and his wife never called 911 when his 5-year-old daughter was dying inside a filthy Reno apartment earlier this month, then put her emaciated corpse in a duffel bag and drove it to California and left it in a storage unit, authorities said.

Former Indiana first lady has surgery to remove brain tumor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:34pm

Former Indiana first lady Susan Bayh had surgery Tuesday to remove a malignant brain tumor, her family said.

Judge sides with parents, boots adult son from New York home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:18pm

In a real-life case of "Failure to Launch," an upstate New York judge Tuesday ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents' house after they went to court to have him ejected.

Senators pushing fixes for kid-on-kid sex abuse in military

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:17pm

Senators have introduced sweeping, bipartisan legislation aimed at fixing the failures in juvenile justice in the U.S. military and its schools, as revealed by an Associated Press investigation into child-on-child sexual assaults on base.

Missouri lawmakers read woman's testimony against Greitens

David A. Lieb, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:14pm

Like actors rehearsing a script, Missouri lawmakers on Tuesday publicly read aloud the previously secret criminal case transcripts of a woman who accused Gov. Eric Greitens of sexual misconduct and asserted that his attorney suggested she should deny it.

Officials: Special ops vet to be US commander in Afghanistan

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:13pm

U.S. officials say a career special operations soldier has been chosen as the next commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan.

Watchdog: Stop recording inmate-attorney phone calls

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:09pm

The sheriff's office in New Orleans should stop recording calls inmates make to their attorneys' cellphones, a watchdog group said Tuesday.

Groom in arranged marriage at Mall of America dies at 48

Jeff Baenen, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:56pm

David Weinlick knew he would get married on June 13, 1998. He just didn't know who his bride would be.

The Latest: Successor to disgraced attorney general chosen

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:55pm

The Latest on the New York state Legislature's selection of an interim attorney general (all times local):

Plea agreement for Ohio man tied to gun that killed police

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:54pm

A court filing indicates a plea agreement has been reached for a man charged with providing the gun used to kill two central Ohio police officers.

Trump won't say if he has confidence in Rosenstein

Desmond Butler and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:52pm

President Donald Trump declined to say Tuesday whether he has confidence in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, escalating pressure on the Justice Department as his White House negotiated rare access to classified documents for his congressional allies.

The Latest: Agreement: false confession obstructed justice

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:50pm

The Latest on plea agreement with man who spent 20 years in prison for a crime his lawyers say he didn't commit (all times local):

California moves to defend law allowing life-ending drugs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:50pm

California's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge's decision to toss a 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives.

The Latest: USC sued again over doctor accused of misconduct

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:49pm

The Latest on a former University of Southern California gynecologist accused of sexual harassment (all times local):

The Latest: Pompeo says NK could benefit from US investment

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:44pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump's planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local):