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Gang members convicted for murder and racketeering

Sarah Betancourt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:18pm

Three members of the notorious MS-13 gang have been convicted of racketeering and murder by a Boston federal jury.

Oregon knew of abuse case against family that went off cliff

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:18pm

Documents show that Oregon child welfare officials knew the family in an SUV that plunged off a California cliff had faced a child abuse investigation in another state when it looked into allegations in 2013.

Senators cling to a fading custom Trump's Washington

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:14pm

In Trump's Washington, traditions are frail and civility a novelty. But one custom that is hanging on — tattered and tenuously — is an unwritten rule: Don't work too hard to inflict political harm on your Senate colleagues.

Unsealed documents: Deputy says man's shooting was justified

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:14pm

A federal judge unsealed court documents Monday that show a North Carolina deputy's strategy for fighting a wrongful death lawsuit by the family of a man fatally shot on his porch in 2015.

Black man admits to painting racist graffiti on campus

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:12pm

A former Eastern Michigan University student has admitted to painting racist graffiti on campus.

No ordinary double date: Trumps, Macrons at Mount Vernon

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:05pm

Tending to bonding before business, President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron opened the French president's visit Monday with an anything-but-ordinary double date with their wives at George Washington's house.

Effort in Oregon county would ban enforcing gun control laws

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:00pm

Some residents of an Oregon county are asking voters to support a proposed ballot measure that would bar local officials from enforcing any gun control law and uphold gun rights outlined in the Constitution.

Spokesman: Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized with infection after wife's funeral; appears to be recovering.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:57pm

Spokesman: Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized with infection after wife's funeral; appears to be recovering.

Pence picks Kellogg to serve as national security adviser

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:55pm

Vice President Mike Pence has chosen retired Army Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg, a top official with the National Security Council, to serve as his national security adviser.

World War II Navajo Code Talker dies at 92

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:46pm

A Navajo Code Talker who used his native language to confound the Japanese in World War II has died.

The Latest: Panel approves Pompeo for secretary of state

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:45pm

The Latest on the nomination of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state (all times local):

Ruling reversed for some New Orleans-area flood victims

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:44pm

A Washington appeals court has reversed a lower court ruling that held the federal government liable for some of the flooding that followed Hurricane Katrina and other major storms — a ruling that could have resulted in damage payments for residents and businesses of New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward and neighboring St. Bernard Parish.

Nebraska soldier's remains return home, 66 years after death

Tess Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:42pm

A Nebraska soldier's remains finally returned home on Monday, more than 66 years after his death in a North Korean prisoner of war camp.

3 teens accused of killing 1 of the boys' mothers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:33pm

Three teenagers tried to drug one of the boys' mothers before strangling and stabbing her in her Maine home, according to court documents.

New lynching memorial evokes terror of victims

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:31pm

Visitors to the new National Memorial for Peace and Justice first glimpse them, eerily, in the distance: Brown rectangular slabs, 800 in all, inscribed with the names of more than 4,000 souls who lost their lives in lynchings between 1877 and 1950.

GOP lawmakers say they've struck documents deal with Justice

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:28pm

Two House Republican committee chairmen say the Justice Department has agreed to provide them with documents on the Hillary Clinton investigation that they've been requesting for months.

Ex-husband's attorney gets $100,000 payment in Greitens case

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:28pm

The law firm representing the ex-husband of the woman who had an affair with Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens in 2015 received two anonymous $50,000 payments that went toward the man's legal fees, the man's attorney said Monday.

The Latest: Shooting suspect made claims about Taylor Swift

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:25pm

The Latest on shooting at Tennessee restaurant that left four dead (all times local):

Senate panel votes to recommend Mike Pompeo as secretary of state, sending nomination to full Senate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:21pm

Senate panel votes to recommend Mike Pompeo as secretary of state, sending nomination to full Senate.

The Latest: Anonymous $100,000 to firm in Greitens' case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:16pm

The Latest on the investigation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):