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Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 1:29pm

Barbara Bush was the "first lady of the greatest generation."

Woman killed, child wounded in Southern California shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 1:16pm

Authorities say a Southern California man initially thought to be a witness to a shooting that killed his girlfriend and wounded their 8-year-old daughter has been arrested for the crime.

Rep. Scalise out of hospital after surgery tied to shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 1:10pm

The No. 3 House Republican leader has been released from a hospital after follow-up surgery related to the wounds he received from a shooting at a GOP baseball practice 10 months ago.

Report of dead deer instead produces body of mountain lion

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 1:06pm

Sheriff's deputies responding to a report of a dead deer on the side of a highway in northern Utah instead found the dead body of a mountain lion that apparently had been struck by a vehicle.

The Latest: Protest-ride leader gets nod for Utah House seat

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:55pm

The Latest on the Utah Republican convention (all times local):

Texas 8th-graders asked to list positives of slavery

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:48pm

A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery.

Roberta Flack cuts short her appearance at Apollo Theater

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:46pm

Roberta Flack is under observation at a Manhattan hospital after cutting short her appearance at Harlem's Apollo Theater because she was not feeling well.

Wife: Man struck by California train pushed her off tracks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:45pm

The wife of a man who was struck and killed by a Metrolink train in Southern California says investigators told her he pushed her out of the way.

Retiring Sen. Hatch bids farewell to Utah Republicans

Julian Hattem, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:39pm

One of the longest-serving senators in U.S. history bid farewell to Utah Republican Party delegates Saturday, offering a solemn goodbye to the state that sent him to the Senate for 41 years.

'CHiPs' TV star Estrada donates police dog to Idaho agency

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:36pm

"CHiPs" actor Erik Estrada has donated a drug dog to an east Idaho police agency where he's a reserve police officer.

Body of deported veteran buried in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:29pm

The body of a Marine Corps. veteran who was deported to Mexico more than a decade ago has been laid to rest in a California cemetery.

The Latest: Barbara Bush's casket wheeled out of church

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:28pm

The Latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local):

Mob Museum in Vegas lets visitors play police officer

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:24pm

A museum in Las Vegas lets visitors pretend to be police officers to show the complexity of the decisions that law enforcement officers face when they encounter situations that may require use of deadly force.

2nd person hit in April 11 gunfight with police dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:11pm

Authorities say a second person has died following an April 11 gunfight with sheriff's deputies in rural north Louisiana.

Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

Tom Lobianco and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:54am

A lawsuit by Democratic Party accuses Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump's son and son-in-law of engaging in a conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents.

Suspected Florida school shooter appears in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:38am

A gunman who carried a shotgun in a guitar case and opened fire at a Florida high school has been denied bond during his first court appearance.

Pennsylvania mayor accused of soliciting prostitute

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:37am

State police have arrested the mayor of a Pennsylvania town on charges of soliciting and patronizing a prostitute.

The Latest: Police got earlier call on suspect in stabbing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:12am

The Latest on a man charged with stabbing a father to death at a Southern California restaurant (all times local):

New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal

Jay Reeves and Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:04am

Elmore Bolling defied the odds against black men and built several successful businesses during the harsh era of Jim Crow segregation in the South. He had more money than a lot of whites, which his descendants believe was all it took to get him lynched in 1947.

N. Idaho man enters pleas following fatal collision

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 10:47am

A northern Idaho man charged with killing a Washington state woman and injuring an Idaho woman after hitting the two with his pickup as they walked along a road in Sandpoint has entered pleas.