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Gun by her side, GOP US Senate candidate talks of threats

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:28am

With a holstered handgun next to her on a kitchen table, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir promises in her first television ad of the campaign released Monday to stand with President Donald Trump just as she did against death threats in Wisconsin.

Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:27am

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says he was diagnosed three-and-a-half years ago with Parkinson's disease.

Texas deputy arrested on allegation of child sexual assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:12am

A deputy sheriff in Texas is accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl and threatening the child's mother with deportation if she reported him.

Officials mistake White House invitations for spam

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:08am

Some Idaho officials discarded email invitations to visit the White House because they thought they were spam.

Kentucky man charged with killing son on Father's Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:58am

A Kentucky man is charged with fatally shooting his adult son on Father's Day.

Police arrest Utah man suspected of throwing acid on child

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:57am

Law enforcement authorities in northern Utah are accusing a man of throwing sulfuric acid on a child.

Justices: No definitive ruling on partisan districts

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:54am

The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party.

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Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans

Jill Colvin and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:42am

Facing a rising tide of outrage from Democrats and some Republicans over the forced separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump dug in Monday, again falsely blaming Democrats in the escalating political crisis.

The Latest: Nielsen says no apology for separating families

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:42am

The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local):

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:39am

Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets.

Supreme Court rules against Maryland GOP over congressional district; leaves open broader issue of partisan districting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:26am

Supreme Court rules against Maryland GOP over congressional district; leaves open broader issue of partisan districting.

Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:24am

Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton.

Homeland Security secretary won't apologize for enforcing laws that result in children being separated from parents

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:22am

Homeland Security secretary won't apologize for enforcing laws that result in children being separated from parents.

Supreme Court sides with Florida man in free speech case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:21am

The Supreme Court is siding with a man who sued the Florida city where he lives after being arrested for his speech during a public comment portion of a city council meeting.

Supreme Court rules against Wisconsin Democrats over legislative map; leaves open broader issue of partisan districting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:18am

Supreme Court rules against Wisconsin Democrats over legislative map; leaves open broader issue of partisan districting.

Former Syracuse mayor is running for NY governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:27am

A former top official in the New York Democratic Party is kicking off an independent run for governor.

Police: Woman hid boyfriend's body in motel for 4 days

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:24am

Police have arrested an Ohio woman who they say kept the body of her boyfriend inside their shared motel room for four days after he died of a suspected drug overdose.

It's time for final arguments in 'Cadillac Frank' mob trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:18am

Attorneys are preparing to make their final pitches to jurors in the case of a former New England Mafia boss charged in the 1993 killing of a nightclub owner.

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 6:50am

Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of immigrant children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets.

Should liberty icon Faneuil Hall's slave ties mean renaming?

Mark Pratt, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 6:46am

It's called the Cradle of Liberty because it's where the American Revolution was energized, and it remains one of the most famous buildings in Boston.