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Texas mom marched after Parkland, then her town was next

Claire Galofaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:42am

She stood at her bedroom door for five minutes Saturday morning trying to work up the courage to turn the knob and re-enter a world she worried would never feel safe or whole again. Then she crept down the hallway, toward the front porch where she stood the morning before to watch police cars screaming down the highway toward the high school, and imagined she'd never forget the screech of their sirens.

Funeral to be held for girl killed in school bus crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:10am

Family and friends are remembering a student killed when a school bus on a field trip collided with a dump truck in New Jersey.

Trump to DOJ: Investigate whether FBI infiltrated campaign

Jonathan Lemire and Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 3:49am

President Donald Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said the special counsel indicated the investigation into the president could be concluded by September.

Trump to attend swearing-in of CIA's 1st female director

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 3:14am

President Donald Trump is attending the swearing-in of the CIA's first female director.

School shooting victims remembered as sweet, hardworking

Juan Lozano and Sarah Zimmerman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:48pm

An outgoing and "really funny" student who blocked the door to try to prevent the gunman from entering the classroom, an exchange student who aspired to work in civil service and a substitute teacher who frequently hosted gatherings were among the 10 people killed at a Texas high school.

Police response to Texas school shooting remains unclear

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:06pm

Santa Fe High School had conducted active shooter drills, armed police officers patrolled the hallways and students went through a scare in February after a false report of a campus gunman.

Coast Guard aids Canadian mariner whose vessel flooded

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:03pm

The Coast Guard assisted a distressed Canadian mariner after his vessel began taking on water about 80 miles from the Big Island.

Man faces murder charges in restaurant crash that killed kin

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:56pm

A man intentionally rammed a vehicle into a steak and seafood outlet in North Carolina on Sunday, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law who had been seated inside the restaurant with other family members, police said.

Survivors of Texas massacre confront 'spiritual war zone'

P. Solomon Banda, Nomaan Merchant, and Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:50pm

Inside a packed church sanctuary, the seniors of Santa Fe High School and the prosecutor speaking to them confronted the challenges borne of the shooting that took the lives of 10 people at the school near Houston.

2018 midterms show start of Democratic scramble for 2020

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:50pm

Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump.

US office overseeing fight against IS gets reprieve

Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:48pm

The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six more months, reversing an administration plan for the unit's imminent downgrade even as President Donald Trump presses ahead with a speedy U.S. exit from Syria.

Faster-moving Hawaii lava gushes into sea, spews new danger

Caleb Jones and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:47pm

A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten more hazardous, sending rivers of molten rock pouring into the ocean Sunday and launching lava skyward that caused the first major injury.

Police: Suspect faces 2 murder charges in restaurant plowing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:22pm

A man intentionally rammed a vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant busy serving Sunday lunch, killing his daughter and another person and injuring several others, authorities said.

The Latest: Man faces 2 murder charges in restaurant plowing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:18pm

The Latest on a vehicle that crashed into a North Carolina restaurant (all times local):

AP PHOTOS: On the 'inside' with women behind bars

David Goldman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:10pm

There was no makeup to put on, no outfit to prepare. There wasn't even any notice a visitor was coming. It was 2:30 on a weekday afternoon, and some women were roused from sleep by the sound of their cell door unlocking. They were asked if they'd pose for a portrait.

Police: Man charged with murder in death of girlfriend's son

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:49pm

Police in Washington, D.C., say a man has been charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend's child.

George H.W. Bush arrives in Maine for summer

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:36pm

His home on the rocky coast is former President George H.W. Bush's happy place, chock full of sea-sprayed memories of boating, golfing, family and friends.

Ohio nursing home where man killed 3 people reopens

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:32pm

An Ohio nursing home where a man killed two employees and the village police chief has reopened a year after the attack.

Sentencing to resume in case of man who mailed fatal cyanide

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:32pm

The sentencing of a man convicted of mailing fatal cyanide to a suicidal Englishman is set to resume in Maine.

Cop's son charged in terror case expected to plead guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:31pm

A Boston police captain's son who is accused of plotting a terrorist attack on a college campus to support the Islamic State group is expected to plead guilty.