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Video shows road rage suspect hitting man with sledgehammer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:05pm

A road rage suspect seen on surveillance video hitting a man with a sledgehammer after smashing the windows out of a vehicle is being sought by Philadelphia police.

Civil rights activist to address Harvard graduates

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:02pm

Civil rights activist U.S. Rep. John Lewis is set to address Harvard University graduates.

No stay of ruling that tossed California assisted-death law

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:52pm

An appeals court has refused to block a court decision tossing out a California law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives.

Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justified

Russ Bynum, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:18pm

A grand jury in Savannah, Georgia, has determined police were justified in fatally shooting a 20-year-old man they had come to arrest in January.

US government set to release hurricane season outlook

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:04pm

U.S. government forecasters are set to release their prediction for how many hurricanes and tropical storms they expect to form over Atlantic and Caribbean waters in the next six months.

Seething over Russia probe, Trump tears into 'spygate'

Mary Clare Jalonick and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:00pm

President Donald Trump has branded his latest attempt to discredit the special counsel's Russia investigation as "spygate," part of a newly invigorated strategy embraced by his Republican colleagues to raise suspicions about the probe that has dogged his presidency since the start.

Nurse who sued hospital for retaliation awarded $28 million

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:48pm

A jury has ruled that a Boston hospital retaliated against a Haitian-American nurse who stood up for a black colleague and has awarded her $28 million.

The Latest: Justice to hold bipartisan briefing Thursday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:46pm

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Texas governor supports 2 small gun rules after shooting

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:36pm

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday he could support stronger regulations for gun storage and quicker reporting to law enforcement when a court has determined someone is mentally ill in order to keep them from having weapons.

Woman's family petitions court to ID officers in her killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:26pm

Attorneys for the family of a woman who was shot and killed by police in Mississippi have filed a petition in federal court seeking to force the department to provide the names of the officers involved.

The Latest: North Korea blasts Pence for 'stupid' remarks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:24pm

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Mexican Mafia busted for running crime in LA County jails

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:48pm

The Los Angeles County jails are run by the sheriff, but the Mexican Mafia wielded the power in the underworld behind bars.

AP source: Jared Kushner granted security clearance

Eric Tucker and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:36pm

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been granted a security clearance after a lengthy background check, a move that ensures the key White House adviser with a broad international portfolio can have access to some of the country's most closely held secrets.

Pompeo: Fate of US-NKorea summit rests with Kim Jong Un

Matthew Lee and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:29pm

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he's "very hopeful" that a planned U.S.-North Korean summit will proceed but laid the fate of the historic meeting squarely with Kim Jong Un, who won't be reassured by U.S. demands for "rapid denuclearization."

Police: 3 family members found dead in Los Angeles house

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:26pm

Police on Thursday were investigating the deaths of three family members found dead inside a Los Angeles home.

The Latest: 3 found dead; person of interest interviewed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:19pm

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Family rejoices at finding of soldier's World War II plane

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:16pm

Tom Kelly grew up on a Northern California farm and once thought of becoming a cowboy before World War II got in the way.

In GOP immigration battle, factions split over citizenship

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:06pm

Divisions over whether to provide a conduit to citizenship for young "Dreamer" immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally loomed as the pivotal sticking point Wednesday as House Republicans searched for a solution to their campaign-season standoff over an issue that has split them for years.

The Latest: Vegas shooting witnesses describe police heroism

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:02pm

The Latest on documents that Las Vegas police released from the investigation into the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history (all times local):

Stylist: Man with Vegas gunman's name talked concert attack

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:54pm

A hairstylist said a client with the same last name as the Las Vegas shooter spoke in the months before the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history about a concert venue being susceptible to attack, according to documents released by police Wednesday.