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'Hope and healing': Texas town worships after school attack

Juan A. Lozano and Claire Galofaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:44am

Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship services since a teenager with a shotgun blasted his way into a high school art classroom and killed 10 people — eight students and two teachers.

Tanker rollover closes lane of Interstate 15 near Bountiful

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:43am

Utah Highway Patrol officials say a tanker rollover crash has closed a portion of Interstate 15 near Bountiful.

Academics skeptical of Utah Lake 'island city' proposal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:30am

An ambitious proposal to build an island city on Utah Lake to help stymie toxic algae blooms that plague the water got a boost from Utah lawmakers this year, but not everyone thinks it's a good idea.

3 killed in boat crash on Missouri lake; operator arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:24am

Authorities allege a Kansas man was intoxicated when the boat he was operating struck a rock bluff on the Lake of the Ozarks in central Missouri, killing three friends.

Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:01am

Hillary Clinton is being honored with a medal during Harvard University's graduation week.

The Latest: Texas church victim attended provides counseling

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:52am

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

USS Manchester to be commissioned soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:43am

A U.S. Navy combat ship named for New Hampshire's largest city will be commissioned soon.

Iraqi, Syrian guides bring views to Philadelphia museum

Natalie Pompilio, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:33am

Three Iraqi natives and a Syrian woman have been enlisted as guides to share a modern cultural perspective with visitors to new Middle Eastern galleries at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia.

Review clears deputy who searched for trapped Ohio teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:17am

A sheriff's office has cleared the actions of a deputy who unsuccessfully searched for a 16-year-old boy who died while being trapped in a minivan.

The Latest: Incoming NRA president addresses school shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:12am

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

5 teens involved in fatal crash were high school students

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:07am

Police have identified teenagers killed in a Massachusetts car crash as local high school students.

Florida's expensive race for governor highlights lax laws

Gary Fineout, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:46am

Florida's wide-open race for governor won't be decided for another six months, but it's already triggered a wave of expensive television ad buys from groups taking advantage of gray areas in the state's campaign finance laws.

US anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout accelerates

Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:32am

The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six more months, reversing an administration plan for the unit's imminent downgrade even as President Donald Trump presses ahead with a speedy U.S. exit from Syria.

Arrest records of Rosa Parks, MLK to be preserved

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:32am

Yellowing court records from the arrests of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. and others at the dawn of the modern civil rights era are being preserved and digitized after being discovered, folded and wrapped in rubber bands, in a courthouse box.

Boy, 12, bitten by rattlesnake after crashing four-wheeler

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:50am

Authorities in Central Texas say a 12-year-old boy involved in the wreck of a four-wheeler also has been bitten by a rattlesnake.

Attorney-client privilege review in Cohen raid is on track

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:42am

Criminal investigators are finally getting to study materials seized in raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer.

Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near Seattle

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 11:29pm

Two friends on a morning mountain bike ride 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of Seattle were attacked by a cougar, killing one of the men and leaving the second hospitalized in what authorities described as a rare occurrence.

Police search for motive in Texas school shooting

Jeff Horwitz, Sarah Zimmerman and Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 9:53pm

The mother of one of the 10 people killed at a Texas high school said her daughter recently rejected the romantic advances of the 17-year-old charged in the shootings, a possible motive for the violent tragedy.

Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

Tom Lobianco and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 9:46pm

Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with a private military contractor and an adviser to Middle Eastern leaders, both of whom have since become a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller, a lawyer for President Donald Trump's eldest son said Saturday.