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California appeals to defend law allowing life-ending drugs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:38am

California's attorney general has appealed a judge's decision to toss a 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives.

Kansas justices express doubt about school funding hike

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:36am

Four of the Kansas Supreme Court's seven justices expressed skepticism Tuesday that the Legislature and governor raised school funding sufficiently in the short term to comply with a constitutional requirement to provide a suitable education for every child.

Texas school shooting suspect's father thinks he was bullied

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:32am

A 17-year-old student accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school should be seen as a "victim" because he may have recently been bullied, causing him to lash out, his father said.

Prep school says ex-teacher engaged in sexual misconduct

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:31am

A prestigious Massachusetts boarding school says an investigation has uncovered sexual misconduct by a Russian language teacher decades ago.

22-year-old Payson man pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:29am

A Payson, Utah, resident charged with sexual assault has pleaded not guilty.

The Latest: Shooting suspect's father thinks he was bullied

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:28am

The Latest on a high school shooting in Texas. (all times local):

DHS secretary says she's unaware Russia wanted Trump to win

Jill Colvin and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:26am

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Tuesday she was unaware of intelligence assessments concluding that Russia favored Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.

US hits 5 Iranians with sanctions for aiding Yemen rebels

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:25am

The Trump administration is ratcheting up pressure on Iran with new sanctions targeting five Iranians for supporting Shiite rebels in Yemen.

Alabama sues over undocumented residents in Census counts

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:24am

Alabama and one of its congressmen have filed a lawsuit against the federal government, challenging the practice of including undocumented residents in U.S. Census counts used for congressional reapportionment.

Records: Teen suspect said he 'drove at' Maryland officer

David McFadden and Sarah Rankin, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:20am

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a Baltimore County, Maryland, police officer, and three other suspects were taken into custody, authorities said Tuesday.

For Robert Indiana, 'LOVE' was a complicated relationship

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:16am

Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s "LOVE" series, died at his secluded island home off the Maine coast having never found the type of lasting love that was celebrated by thousands through his iconic work.

Trump the dealmaker facing challenges ahead of NKorea summit

Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:15am

Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.

Police say man beat dog because it ate his Whopper

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:09am

Prosecutors say a Massachusetts man hit his dog in the head with a baseball bat because he was angry the animal ate his Burger King Whopper sandwich.

Man agrees to life sentence for killing S Carolina officer

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:08am

A man who ambushed four police officers in South Carolina, killing one of them, has pleaded guilty to murder as part of a deal which spares his life.

The Latest: Greitens' computer data tampering case continued

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:06am

The Latest on allegations against Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

Jury convicts Utah man of sexually abusing child

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:05am

A Utah jury has convicted an American Fork man who authorities say sexually abused a 4-year-old girl he encountered at random.

Latest: 3 more teens arrested after death of female officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:02am

The Latest on the slaying of a police officer in Baltimore County, Maryland (all times local):

Authorities: 3 more teenagers taken into custody after slaying of female Maryland police officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:02am

Authorities: 3 more teenagers taken into custody after slaying of female Maryland police officer.

Idaho tribe joins lawsuit against big opioid manufacturers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:52am

An Idaho tribe has joined a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors.

The Latest: Pence says US has made no concessions to NKorea

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:48am

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