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Florida man gets life in prison for fatal hate crime attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:39am

Jurors have convicted a Florida man in a hate-crime case of a Guatemalan man who was fatally beaten outside his home.

Justice Dept. beefing up enforcement of foreign lobbying law

Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:39am

Washington lobbyists are on notice as prosecutors are taking what officials say is a more aggressive enforcement strategy against unregistered foreign agents.

Florida marks milestone in Everglades python control program

Jennifer Kay and Josh Replogle, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:30am

Florida is marking a milestone in its attempt to control an infestation of Burmese pythons in the Everglades.

Trump suggests summit with NKorea's Kim could be delayed

Zeke Miller and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:28am

President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that a planned historic meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un could be delayed. He said, "There's a very substantial chance that it won't work out" for June 12.

Trump appeals again to delay 'Apprentice' contestant's suit

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:24am

President Donald Trump wants New York's highest court to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing.

Mass school shootings mostly happening in small-town America

Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:23am

If you want to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur, look no farther than small-town and suburban America.

Michigan House changes Nassar bills after legal settlement

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:22am

The Michigan House is scaling back legislation inspired by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case after Michigan State University agreed to a $500 million settlement with victims.

Pentagon report: Nukes are central to North Korea strategy

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:22am

A Pentagon report to Congress says nuclear weapons are central to North Korea's strategic goal of ensuring the perpetual the rule of the Kim family dynasty.

Smoke forces evacuation of plane at Newark airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:20am

A smoking engine has forced the evacuation of a plane at Newark Liberty International Airport.

The Latest: Conservatives want 2nd special counsel on FBI

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:19am

The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local):

The Latest: Suspect in Kansas 'swatting' case to stand trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:18am

The Latest on the preliminary hearing for a California man accused of making a hoax call that led to police fatally shooting an unarmed man in Kansas. (all times local):

The Latest: Lawmaker rules bar Greitens' witness questions

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:06am

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

Man makes police brutality claims; 2 officers get fired

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:06am

Two Mississippi police officers have been fired after a man said they repeatedly kicked him in the face when they arrested him.

Lawmakers to pick successor to disgraced attorney general

Chris Carola, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:03am

The New York state Legislature was poised to vote for the temporary successor to fill the attorney general's position Tuesday, two weeks after Erie Schneiderman suddenly resigned amid allegations he physically abused four women he dated.

Man charged with shooting at black teen waives hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:00am

A white suburban Detroit homeowner accused of shooting at a black teenager who came to his door to ask for directions will stand trial.

The Latest: Trump doesn't like Kim Jong Un's attitude change

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:59am

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

Arson suspect arrested in Bountiful apartment fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:58am

A 50-year-old arson suspect has been arrested in connection with a fire at an apartment complex where he lives in Bountiful.

California moves to defend law allowing life-ending drugs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:56am

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.

Man free after 20 years in prison; lawyers say he's innocent

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:52am

A Louisiana man is free after spending 20 years in prison for a killing his attorneys say he didn't commit.

Capital murder indictment for Home Depot shooting suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:44am

A suspect has been indicted in a Home Depot shooting that killed a Dallas police officer and wounded two more people.