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Senator says Utah man jailed in Venezuela has been released; Trump expects White House welcome Saturday evening

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:39am

Senator says Utah man jailed in Venezuela has been released; Trump expects White House welcome Saturday evening.

Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to the US Gulf

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:29am

A storm moving slowly through the Gulf of Mexico is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, storm surges, high winds, and flash floods to the U.S. Gulf Coast this holiday weekend.

Trump shifts stance on Korea summit from 'off' to 'maybe'

Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:11am

President Donald Trump says "everybody plays games" as he's suggesting the summit with North Korea that he suddenly called off might get back on track, rekindling hopes of progress toward halting the North's nuclear weapons development

Resistance makes subtle impact even where Trump is popular

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:04am

The resistance to Donald Trump can be found even in one of the reddest cities in one of the reddest states in the union.

Man arrested after driver rams into 3 on Oregon sidewalk

Gillian Flaccus and Steven Dubois, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:15am

A driver rammed into three women walking on a sidewalk Friday in downtown Portland, critically injuring one of them, before speeding away and getting arrested within hours of the crash, authorities said.

The Latest: Police identify man after hit-and-run crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:51pm

The Latest on hit-and-run crash in Portland, Oregon (all times local):

No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in Arizona

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:25pm

Dry pine needles and dead wood snapped under fire prevention officer Matt Engbring's boots as he hiked a half-mile into the woods in search of a makeshift campsite that had served as one man's home until this week when the area was closed because of the escalating threat of massive wildfires.

Giuliani says White House wants briefing on classified info

Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:59pm

President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified information shared with lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. And they may take it to the Justice Department as part of an effort to scuttle the ongoing special counsel probe.

Trump stays out of messy House immigration fight

Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:53pm

President Donald Trump has long made immigration a top priority. He has spent recent weeks publicly hammering Congress to crack down on "legal loopholes" he says allow criminals to enter the country illegally.

Family: Virginia police shooting video raises more questions

Sarah Rankin, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:39pm

The family of a young, black Virginia man who was fatally shot by police while naked and unarmed said the release of body-camera footage answered some of their questions about what happened but raised even more.

Trump's dizzying shifts on issues from NK, guns, health care

Anne Flaherty, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:31pm

From "Little Rocket Man" to the scheduling of a historic peace summit and back again, President Donald Trump's dizzying back-and-forth on North Korea is par for the course for a president who likes to keep his audience guessing. As Trump himself said Friday, "Everybody plays games."

Palin's son seeks to bar media in assault proceedings

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:11pm

The eldest son of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is seeking to bar the media from covering court hearings after he was accused of assaulting his father last year at the family home in Alaska.

Police: Suspected gunman spoke online about demon possession

Sean Murphy and Ken Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:09pm

Authorities say a Facebook page in which a man claims his television is possessed by the devil belongs to the man suspected of shooting three people at an Oklahoma City restaurant before being killed by two armed bystanders.

Police: Wounded middle school student in critical condition

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:09pm

An Indiana middle school student armed with two handguns opened fire inside his science classroom, authorities said, wounding a classmate and a teacher whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives.

Alberto it is: First named tropical system chugs toward Gulf

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:02pm

A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend.

The Latest: Tropical storm watches issued ahead of Alberto

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:01pm

The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local):

Idaho town told not to drink water amid contamination scare

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:57pm

Residents of an Idaho town have been told not to drink its well water amid concerns that a fired municipal worker who killed himself in his home may have contaminated it, officials said Friday.

Texas officer kills off-duty deputy in alleged break-in

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:51pm

Investigators say an off-duty Texas police officer fatally shot an off-duty sheriff's deputy suspected in a reported break-in at the officer's home.

The Latest: First tests find no water contamination in town

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:48pm

The Latest on an Idaho town where officials told residents not to drink the water after a fired municipal worker was found dead in his home. (all times local):

USC president agrees to step down amid gynecologist scandal

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:29pm

The president of the University of Southern California has agreed to step down amid a raging sex scandal involving a university gynecologist who is accused of conducting inappropriate exams for decades, the chairman of the school's board of trustees said Friday.