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Police: Clinton dogs died of natural causes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:51pm

Police say the two dogs found dead outside a Clinton home last month died of natural causes.

Trump takes swipe at South Carolina's Sanford in GOP meeting

Ken Thomas and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:34pm

President Donald Trump took a sarcastic dig at Rep. Mark Sanford, a South Carolina Republican who has been critical of the president, during a meeting on immigration with House Republicans Tuesday night. Sanford fired back later, telling The Associated Press that he found it "startling" that Trump would attack him during a meeting about "a crisis."

The Latest: Sanford says he's confused by Trump's jab at him

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:14pm

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Senator denied entry to see Florida child migrant facility

Joshua Replogle and Ben Fox, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:08pm

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson accused the Trump administration of a "cover-up" after officials denied him entry Tuesday to a detention center for migrant children in South Florida where he had hoped to survey living conditions.

Florida man gets 12 years in battery of deputy, police dog

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:54pm

A Florida man has been found guilty of kicking a sheriff's deputy and a police dog.

27 cellphones stolen? Suspect learns there's an app for that

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:47pm

Authorities say a Florida man has been charged with stealing 27 cellphones during a Delaware music festival after an iPhone app led police to him.

Trump, GOP leaders strain for migrant-kids solution

Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:42pm

President Donald Trump on Tuesday told House Republicans he is "1,000 percent" behind their rival immigration bills, providing little clear direction for party leaders searching for a way to defuse the escalating controversy over family separations at the southern border.

South Carolina city council OKs slavery apology resolution

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:55pm

In Charleston, South Carolina, once a key slave trading port, the City Council has voted to apologize for slavery.

Trump returning to campaign for McMaster in 11th-hour swing

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:47pm

President Donald Trump is returning to South Carolina next week to campaign for Gov. Henry McMaster's bid for a first full term.

Storms, flooding lead to 2 Wisconsin deaths, 1 in Michigan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:46pm

Authorities have attributed two deaths in Wisconsin and one in Michigan to storms and flooding.

Governors pull National Guard over immigration policy

Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:41pm

The governors of multiple East Coast states have announced that they will not deploy National Guard resources near the U.S.-Mexico border, a largely symbolic but politically significant rejection of the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy that has resulted in children being separated from their families.

In Charleston, South Carolina, once a key slave trading port, city council adopts a resolution apologizing for slavery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:38pm

In Charleston, South Carolina, once a key slave trading port, city council adopts a resolution apologizing for slavery.

With eyes on midterms, Trump embraces immigration fight

Catherine Lucey, Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:20pm

Calling the shots as his West Wing clears out, President Donald Trump sees his hard-line immigration stance as a winning issue heading into a midterm election he views as a referendum on his protectionist policies.

Ex-Delaware teacher gets 12 years for child sex crimes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:16pm

A former Delaware teacher accused of seeking sex with a child has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

The Latest: 2 councilmen won't vote for slavery apology

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:12pm

The Latest on a resolution to apologize for slavery (all times local):

5 charged in immigrant smuggling scheme after Texas crash

Ryan Tarinelli, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:04pm

Federal prosecutors charged five people Tuesday in a scheme to smuggle immigrants illegally after an SUV driven by one of them crashed in Texas while fleeing Border Patrol agents, killing five passengers.

Lawmakers barred from child migrant facility in Florida

Joshua Replogle and Ben Fox, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:02pm

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson accused the Trump administration of a "cover-up" after officials denied him entry Tuesday to a detention center for migrant children in South Florida where he had hoped to survey living conditions.

Pearl Harbor survivor says goodbye before leaving Hawaii

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 6:29pm

Nearly eight decades ago, Ray Emory, then a young sailor, watched in disbelief as Japanese torpedoes tore into American ships in Pearl Harbor.

'Say bye to him': Detainee recounts agents taking her son

Gene Johnson and Manuel Valdes, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 6:28pm

The call came at mealtime — an anonymous threat demanding $5,000 or her son's life.

Idaho family sues US after child sprayed by cyanide trap

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 6:09pm

An Idaho couple has sued the U.S. government, saying their teenage son still suffers headaches after a predator-killing trap that federal workers mistakenly placed near their home doused him with cyanide.