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Memphis store clerk charged in death of teen who took beer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:53am

A grocery store clerk has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of a teenager who allegedly stole a beer.

Accused Florida school shooter due in court for hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:24am

The teenager accused of fatally shooting 17 at a Florida high school is scheduled to be in court.

Funeral to honor slain Maryland police officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:58am

The governor of Maryland, the Baltimore County police chief and the mother of a 29-year-old officer killed in the line of duty will speak at her funeral.

Congressional leaders get briefings on Russia probe

Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:44am

Republican and Democratic lawmakers have gotten classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of meetings prompted by partisan allegations that the bureau spied on Donald Trump's campaign.

Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson a century later

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:38pm

President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson's name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially charged conviction.

Full text of the letter from President Trump to Kim Jong Un

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:02pm

Below is the full text of the letter President Donald Trump sent to North Korea's Kim Jong Un:

Trump cancels summit with Kim; North Korea still wants talks

Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:44pm

President Donald Trump on Thursday abruptly canceled his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, blaming "tremendous anger and open hostility" by Pyongyang — a decision North Korea called "regrettable" while still holding out hope for "peace and stability."

Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:38pm

An "unlikely" string of events prompted Amazon's Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle, the company said Thursday.

Shooting survivors share their stories with Texas governor

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:36pm

Survivors of last week's shooting at a high school near Houston told gripping stories of dodging bullets, hiding from the attacker and seeing classmates get shot as they pleaded with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for more armed security to keep campuses safe.

The Latest: Japan says it understands Trump's caution

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:14pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump canceling his planned summit with North Korea (all times local):

From snipers to moms: World War II exhibit focuses on women

Sarah Betancourt, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:12pm

The terrors of World War II impacted most of the world's women, both on the home and battlefronts.

Driver in deadly New Jersey school bus crash due in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:10pm

The driver of a school bus that collided with a dump truck on a New Jersey highway last week, killing a student and a teacher and injuring more than 40 others, is due in court.

Hillary Clinton to be honored with medal from Harvard

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:06pm

Hillary Clinton is receiving a medal from Harvard University for her leadership and human rights work.

Police: 2 shot at Oklahoma restaurant; suspect dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:44pm

A man armed with a pistol walked into an Oklahoma City restaurant at the dinner hour Thursday and opened fire, wounding two customers, before being shot dead by a handgun-carrying civilian in the parking lot, police said.

Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:11pm

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.

Trump cancels summit, citing 'open hostility' by North Korea

Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:01pm

President Donald Trump on Thursday abruptly canceled his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, blaming "tremendous anger and open hostility" by Pyongyang — a decision North Korea called "regrettable" while still holding out hope for "peace and stability."

Shooting survivors share their stories with Texas governor

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:53pm

Survivors of last week's shooting at a high school near Houston told gripping stories of dodging bullets, hiding from the attacker and seeing classmates get shot as they pleaded with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday for more armed security to keep campuses safe.

The Latest: House lawyer chastises attorney for Greitens

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:54pm

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

Dem, GOP leaders get classified briefings on Russia probe

Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:53pm

Republican and Democratic lawmakers huddled Thursday in classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of meetings prompted by partisan allegations that the bureau spied on Donald Trump's campaign.