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Trump's 'phony' source turns out to be White House official

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:43pm

President Donald Trump accused The New York Times on Saturday of inventing a source for a story who, in fact, was a White House official conducting a briefing for reporters under the condition that the official not be named.

The Latest: Alabama declares emergency ahead of Alberto

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:42pm

The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local):

US states prepare as Subtropical Storm Alberto heads north

Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:37pm

Florida, Alabama and Mississippi launched emergency preparations Saturday ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto, a slow-moving system expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast over the holiday weekend.

Teacher out of hospital after stopping school shooting

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:34pm

An Indiana science teacher was released from a hospital a day after he was shot while tackling an armed student inside his classroom, a congresswoman said Saturday.

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Texas officer arrested in fatal shooting of off-duty deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:28pm

A Texas police officer is accused of fatally shooting his brother, who was a deputy sheriff, during what may have been a welfare check.

USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor closed indefinitely

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:18pm

Damage to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu was worse than expected and it will remain closed indefinitely, officials said.

Glass panel falls, kills worker at skyscraper site

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:18pm

Police say a large glass panel fell on two workers during construction of one of New York City's tallest skyscrapers, killing one and sending the other to a hospital.

Meeting draws people angry over fatal police shooting

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:14pm

More than 200 people turned out for a community meeting Saturday to protest the death of a young black man who was fatally shot by a Virginia police officer after he ran naked onto an interstate highway.

Fan hit by bat at minor league game revives safety debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:13pm

A Southern California woman's recent injury by a baseball bat has renewed attention to fan safety at games.

The Latest: Rep: "Hero teacher" released from hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:01pm

The Latest on a shooting at an Indiana middle school (all times local):

Small plane makes emergency landing on Utah freeway

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:51pm

No one was injured Saturday when a small plane clipped a car from behind while making an emergency landing on a major freeway in Utah, authorities said.

Prosecutor: Teen should get life for killing elderly woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:44pm

A prosecutor in Ohio says a teenager who tried to rape and beat to death a 94-year-old neighbor with a flashlight should spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance for parole.

The Latest: Family: Police need to handle people better

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:34pm

The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a naked and unarmed man in Richmond (all times local):

Nearly 950 West Point cadets graduate; Dunford speaks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:33pm

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy must embrace constant change to succeed.

Man barges onto school bus, holds knife to driver

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:17pm

A Southern California man barged onto an elementary school bus carrying about a dozen children and held a knife to the driver's head before witnesses dragged him away, authorities said.

Former Connecticut governor is released from federal custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:12pm

Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland has been released from federal custody nearly a year early from his 30-month sentence for hiding his political consulting roles in two campaigns.

Polygamous town under scrutiny picks outsider as chief

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:48pm

A polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border has hired an outsider as its new police chief, selecting a retired Salt Lake City area police officer with no ties to the fundamentalist Mormon group that controlled the town for a century until federal government crackdowns.

Former President Bush attends Maine pancake breakfast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:45pm

Former President George H.W. Bush is getting out and meeting veterans in the Maine community where he spends the summers.

Scouts honor veterans for Memorial Day with gravesite flags

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:33pm

Thousands of scouts have placed American flags on the graves of veterans in a ceremony ahead of Memorial Day.