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Police: 2 shot at Oklahoma restaurant; suspect dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:22pm

Police say a man armed with a pistol walked into an Oklahoma City restaurant and opened fire, wounding two people, before being shot dead by an armed civilian in the parking lot.

FBI briefed on allegations against Missouri governor

David A. Lieb, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:19pm

Allegations of sexual misconduct and campaign finance violations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens have been shared with federal authorities by a private attorney and a key lawmaker, according to testimony Thursday during a legislative hearing.

Death sentence overturned for intellectually disabled man

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:07pm

A man who has been on California's death row for more than three decades can't be executed because he's intellectually disabled, the state's highest court ruled Thursday.

Trump cancels summit with Kim; North Korea still wants talks

Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:33pm

President Donald Trump on Thursday abruptly canceled his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, blaming "tremendous anger and open hostility" by Pyongyang — a decision North Korea called "regrettable" while still holding out hope for "peace and stability."

New Orleans council votes to halt some short-term rentals

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:23pm

The city council in tourist-friendly New Orleans voted Thursday to halt the proliferation of one type of tourist housing: short-term rentals such as those facilitated by Airbnb and Homeaway.

Full text of the letter from President Trump to Kim Jong Un

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:07pm

Below is the full text of the letter President Donald Trump sent to North Korea's Kim Jong Un:

Texas governor meeting with students, shooting survivors

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:01pm

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott wrapped up three days of emotional meetings on school safety and mass shootings Thursday by speaking with survivors from last week's shooting at a high school near Houston. But there's little expectation that the staunch gun-rights supporter will push for major changes to restrict the ownership or purchasing of firearms.

South Dakota teen awaiting crash sentence to skip graduation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:57pm

A South Dakota teenager awaiting sentencing in a fatal crash has decided to skip his high school graduation.

Trump cancels summit, citing 'open hostility' by North Korea

Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:56pm

President Donald Trump abruptly canceled his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un Thursday, blaming "tremendous anger and open hostility" by Pyongyang and abandoning for now a meeting that held the promise of a historic peace deal but also the risk of diplomatic meltdown.

The Latest: Shooting survivors want more armed security

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:54pm

The Latest on meetings being held by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott following the mass shooting at a high school near Houston (all times local):

Dem, GOP leaders get classified briefings on Russia probe

Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:53pm

Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Thursday huddled in classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of meetings prompted by partisan allegations that the bureau spied on the Trump campaign.

Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:53pm

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.

2nd man admits to kidnapping, raping Kansas sheriff's deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:39pm

A second man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and raping a suburban Kansas City sheriff's deputy.

30-year-old evicted from parents' home must leave by June 1

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:33pm

A court order says a 30-year-old upstate New York man who was evicted from his parents' house must move out by noon on June 1.

Lawmakers concerned about Medicaid expansion ballot plan

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:33pm

Utah lawmakers expressed concern Thursday about the possibility that voters could expand Medicaid after years of debate at the Legislature.

Missouri teen barred from graduation after school sale prank

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:24pm

An 18-year-old who put his suburban Kansas City high school for sale on Craigslist has been banned from graduation after the senior prank went awry.

The Latest: NK says it's still willing to talk with US

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:21pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump canceling his planned summit with North Korea (all times local):

North Korea says it is still willing to sit down for talks with the US 'at any time'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:12pm

North Korea says it is still willing to sit down for talks with the US 'at any time'

Rock climber dies after 60-foot fall in southern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:06pm

Authorities say a rock climber died after falling 60 feet in a remote spot in southern Utah.