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Judge admonishes ex-CIA worker over protective order

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:44pm

A federal judge on Monday sternly reminded a former CIA employee who may face charges connected to a leak at the agency that he cannot discuss sensitive material covered by a protective order with anyone other than his attorney.

Man admits to hate crimes in Kansas bar shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:42pm

A Kansas man who yelled "Get out of my country!" before killing one Indian immigrant and wounding another in a suburban Kansas City bar pleaded guilty Monday to three federal hate-crime charges.

Border agent questions 2 women for speaking Spanish

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:42pm

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are reviewing an encounter between a Border Patrol agent and two women who were speaking Spanish at a gas station in northern Montana, the agency said Monday.

Idaho GOP congressional nominee injured in motorcycle crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:41pm

Russ Fulcher, the GOP nominee for Idaho's open 1st Congressional District, has suffered broken ribs and scrapes in a recent motorcycle accident but is expected to make a full recovery.

Man charged after California blast held without bail

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:40pm

A Southern California man who was arrested on an explosives charge after a blast killed his former girlfriend last week at her day spa was ordered held without bail at a court appearance Monday.

Agency disputes claim that trooper sexually assaulted woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:39pm

The Texas Department of Public Safety said it disputes allegations that one of its state troopers sexually assaulted a woman while he was arresting her on suspicion of drunken driving.

FBI: Airplane passenger urinated, made crude comments

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:37pm

Authorities say a drunken passenger urinated on an airplane after flight attendants moved him for touching a woman's leg and making crude comments.

The Latest: Ex-colleague updates injured officer's condition

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:36pm

The Latest on the Texas school shooting (all times local):

Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:34pm

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

The Latest: Special prosecutor appointed in Greitens case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:32pm

The Latest on the investigations of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

Interior moves to lift restrictions on hunting bears, wolves

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:32pm

The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting brown bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother black bears and cubs hibernating in their dens.

The Latest: No bail for man charged after California blast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:22pm

The Latest on a California man arrested on an explosives charge after a blast killed his former girlfriend last week (all times local):

Former officer who shot naked man says he was being attacked

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:22pm

A white former Atlanta-area police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, naked, mentally ill black veteran said Monday that he was being attacked and acted in self-defense when he fired on the man about a second after ordering him to stop running at him.

US files plea deal in deadly Florida airport shooting

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:20pm

Federal prosecutors filed court documents Monday in which an Alaska man agreed to plead guilty to a Florida airport shooting rampage that killed five people in exchange for a life prison sentence.

AP PHOTOS: Fire, steam, fascination as Hawaii lava rolls on

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:12pm

Cracks in the ground spit out streams of lava that are snaking through Hawaii's Big Island, devouring homes and forests, chugging across a highway and pouring into the sea.

The Latest: Rauner aide says death penalty plan fixes errors

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:12pm

The Latest on the Illinois House hearing on reinstating the death penalty (all times local):

Obamas will be on and off camera in unique Netflix deal

Brian Stelter, CNN  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:12pm

Barack and Michelle Obama will work both in front of and behind the camera in a multi-year production deal with Netflix.

Tennessee Gov.: Sanctuary bill to become law sans signature

Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:07pm

Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced Monday he will let a push against sanctuary cities to become law without his signature after complaining that it has stirred up irrational fear on both sides.

Pastor: Mental illness drove man to ram car into his family

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:06pm

A man suffering from severe mental illness left a meal with his family and then drove his sport utility vehicle at high speed into the restaurant, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law and critically injuring other relatives, his pastor said Monday.