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Senior White House aide tweets after expletive-laced interview: 'I sometimes use colorful language'; pledges to refrain

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:35pm

Senior White House aide tweets after expletive-laced interview: 'I sometimes use colorful language'; pledges to refrain.

The Latest: 911 calls show horror of Utah plane crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:35pm

The Latest on a small plane crash on a Utah highway that killed four people (all times local):

Senate votes decisively to slap new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, sends measure to Trump for his signature

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:35pm

Senate votes decisively to slap new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, sends measure to Trump for his signature.

Texas inmate appealing to US Supreme Court to halt execution

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:23pm

A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected an appeal from a man set to be put to death for killing a San Antonio woman in 2004 and his lawyers took their arguments to the U.S. Supreme Court to try to halt the execution.

Scaramucci ignites fierce White House fight: 'Shiv in ribs'?

Julie Bykowicz and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:23pm

President Donald Trump's new communications director exploded the smoldering tensions at the White House into a full-fledged conflagration Thursday, angrily daring Trump's chief of staff to deny he's a "leaker" and exposing West Wing backstabbing in language more suitable to a mobster movie than a seat of presidential stability.

Inmates' escape video shows everything is caught on tape

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:23pm

In an age when everything else is captured for public consumption on a smartphone, why not your own jailbreak?

Prosecutors: Menendez motion to dismiss charges 'meritless'

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:15pm

The 2016 Supreme Court decision that recently led an appeals court to throw out the conviction of a prominent New York politician shouldn't be used as a lifeline by New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez to have his own corruption charges dismissed, federal prosecutors wrote in a court filing Thursday.

Wife supports Trump; says politician husband has to go

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:14pm

The wife of a Florida Democratic state prosecutor says she is getting divorced — in part because she supports President Donald Trump and he doesn't.

The Latest: Employer: Woman killed on ship was loving mother

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:14pm

The Latest on a woman's death in what authorities called a domestic dispute on a cruise ship off the coast of Alaska (all times local):

Georgia sheriff accused of exposing himself makes plea deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:11pm

A Georgia sheriff accused of exposing himself in an Atlanta park has pleaded guilty to violating two city ordinances after prosecutors agreed to drop a public indecency charge.

The Latest: AG tells AP he'll remain as long as Trump wants

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:11pm

The Latest on Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local):

Report: School violence, bullying down in US public schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:11pm

The number of violent attacks and incidents of bullying in American public schools has gone down in recent years, according to a federal report published Thursday.

Correction: Trump-Salary Donation story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 4:11pm

In a headline for a July 27 story about President Donald Trump donating his salary, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Trump donated his first-quarter salary to the Department of Education. Trump donated his second-quarter salary to the department.

Police: Father killed boy and stabbed mom then took own life

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 3:41pm

The father of a 4-year-old boy forced his way into his estranged girlfriend's home, where he bound the woman and boy with plastic ties and stabbed them before killing himself, police in Las Vegas said Thursday.

FBI: Utah man says he killed wife on cruise over her laughing

Rachel D'Oro and Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 3:26pm

Acting U.S. Attorney for Alaska Bryan Schroder said Thursday that Kenneth Manzanares has been charged in the death of his wife, Kristy, 39, who was found dead with a severe head wound in their cabin aboard a Princess Cruises ship.

Marine dog with cancer gets tear-filled farewell

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 3:12pm

Hundreds of people in Michigan came together to say a tear-filled final goodbye to a cancer-stricken dog who served three tours in Afghanistan with the U.S. Marines.

Sheriff: Fugitive capture turns into search for missing man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 3:03pm

Having brought a rugged, six-day North Carolina manhunt to an end, authorities are now desperately searching for the missing owner of the stolen truck the captured fugitive was driving.

3 accused of pimping teens in California trafficking ring

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 3:03pm

Three people have been charged with pimping eight teens for commercial sex work in a ring that operated in California, Nevada and Texas, authorities said Thursday.

Hobby has travelers looking for spots where 3 states touch

Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 3:03pm

Brian Butler is a tripointer.

Senate panel moves bill to deter foreign meddling in US

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 2:38pm

The Senate is moving forward with legislation to combat cyberattacks and deter foreign interference amid an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.