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Ground zero ceremony set to commemorate 1993 terror bombing

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:34pm

Survivors and others are set to gather at ground zero for a solemn tribute to victims of the first terror attack on the World Trade Center, the deadly bombing 25 years ago.

California hiker found after 6 days missing in Yosemite park

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 7:10pm

A well-prepared California hiker missing for six days in the icy backcountry of Yosemite National Park was found in good health after an extensive search, officials said.

Trump to attend Rev. Billy Graham's funeral on Friday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 6:52pm

The White House says President Donald Trump will attend Friday's funeral for the Rev. Billy Graham.

Trump to discuss Florida school shooting with governors

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 6:50pm

President Donald Trump said Sunday that the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school is the top issue he wants to discuss with the nation's governors.

Michelle Obama to release memoir in November

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 5:48pm

Michelle Obama's memoir, one of the most highly anticipated books in recent years, is coming out Nov. 13.

Students return to Florida school where 17 were killed

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 5:09pm

Students at a Florida high school where 17 of their classmates and staff members were killed returned Sunday to gather their belongings thrown down in panic during the school shooting nearly two weeks ago.

A fertility doctor's secret, a special kinship decades later

Sharon Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 5:02pm

Matt White remembers that day in September 2016 when a mystery began to unravel that would change his life.

The Latest: Stoneman Douglas hockey team wins state title

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 4:48pm

The Latest on the law enforcement response after a deadly school shooting in Florida (all times local):

Two-thirds of Utah students taking AP tests earn credit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 4:47pm

Nearly two-thirds of Utah high school students who take advanced placement tests earn college credit, the fifth-highest percentage in the United States, according to recent data.

College of Idaho names co-presidents

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 4:20pm

The College of Idaho has named two new presidents, marking the first time in the school's history that the office will be occupied by co-presidents.

White House will see if North Korea is serious about talks

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 4:14pm

The White House said Sunday it would wait and see whether a new overture by North Korea for talks with the United States means it is serious about disarming, a step President Donald Trump and other world leaders agree must be the outcome of any future dialogue.

5 dead after tornado, flooding from central US storms

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 4:04pm

The death toll rose to at least five on Sunday after severe thunderstorms swept through the central U.S., spawning a tornado that flattened homes, gale force winds and widespread flooding from the Upper Midwest to Appalachia.

Man arrested after fatal shooting at college in Georgia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 3:39pm

Authorities say a man has been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting at a college in southeast Georgia.

Heroin overdose deaths skyrocket in Utah, study says

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 3:36pm

Heroin overdose deaths have soared in Utah, more than tripling since 2007 as the U.S. struggles with an opioid epidemic, according to a new report.

Landslide destroys Pittsburgh house, knocks out power nearby

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 3:24pm

A landslide in a Pittsburgh neighborhood has destroyed a house, forced the closure of a road and knocked out electricity to adjacent neighborhoods.

Billy Graham had pride and regret on civil rights issues

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 2:46pm

The Rev. Billy Graham was single-minded when he preached about God, prefacing sermon points with the phrase "The Bible says ..." Yet he had a complicated role in race relations, particularly when confronting segregation in his native South.

County to pay $4.5M to settle murder conviction lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 1:43pm

Three Ohio men who spent two decades behind bars because police and prosecutors allegedly hid statements and evidence that could have cleared them in a 1995 slaying are expected to receive $1.5 million each to settle the county's liability in federal lawsuits naming two former assistant prosecutors as defendants.

The Latest: Deadly tornado confirmed in Kentucky

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 1:28pm

The Latest on severe weather that moved through parts of the US (all times local):

Critics target partisan gerrymandering with state reforms

David A. Lieb, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 1:28pm

Responding to complaints about partisan gerrymandering, a significant number of states this year are considering changing the criteria used to draw congressional and state legislative districts or shifting the task from elected officials to citizen commissions.

Second weekend for 'Black Panther' is one of the best ever

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 1:16pm

"Black Panther" scored one of the best second weekends ever with an estimated $108 million in ticket sales, putting it on track to rank among the highest-grossing blockbusters ever.