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Teen girl home, man in custody after both located in Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 1:24pm

A Pennsylvania teenager who was missing for almost two weeks along with the 45-year-old man who frequently signed her out of school without her parents' permission was returned home and the man was in custody after the two were found in Mexico, authorities said.

A frustrated Trump lashes out at special counsel Mueller

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 1:19pm

President Donald Trump on Sunday took out his frustrations over the intensifying Russia investigation by lashing out at special counsel Robert Mueller, signaling a possible shift away from a strategy of cooperating with a probe he believes is biased against him.

N Carolina African-American veteran dies at age 100

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 1:19pm

A North Carolina woman believed to be one of the last African-American women to serve overseas during World War II has died at the age of 100.

Trump's opioid plan to include possible death penalty for high-volume drug dealers

Dan Merica, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 1:15pm

President Donald Trump will roll out new plans to tackle the country's opioid epidemic on Monday that will likely include stiffer penalties for high intensity drug traffickers, including the possibility of the death penalty.

South Korean diplomat says Kim has 'given his word' on nukes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 12:33pm

South Korea's foreign minister says North Korea's leader has "given his word" he's committed to denuclearization, a prime condition for a potential summit with President Donald Trump in May.

APNewsBreak: Some wanted Florida suspect committed in 2016

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 12:26pm

Officials were so concerned about the mental stability of the student accused of last month's Florida school massacre that they decided he should be forcibly committed.

Security of state voter rolls a concern as primaries begin

Christina A. Cassidy and Sarah Zimmerman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 12:16pm

With the Illinois primary just days away, state election officials are beefing up cyber defenses and scanning for possible intrusions into voting systems and voter registration rolls.

Lawyers: Execution could be 'gruesome' due to rare condition

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 12:14pm

A condemned Missouri inmate faces a potentially "gruesome and painful" execution because of a rare medical condition that compromises the man's veins and causes multiple tumors in his head and throat, his attorney said Sunday.

Democratic Rep. Hy Kloc retiring amid cancer battle

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 12:06pm

Third-term Idaho state Rep. Hy Kloc says he's retiring from the Legislature as he battles cancer.

Art sale dispute heads to Massachusetts' highest court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 12:02pm

The battle over the proposed sale of dozens of works of art by a Massachusetts museum is headed to the state's highest court.

Northeast snowstorms give ski areas late season powder blast

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 11:58am

Back-to-back nor'easters that have pounded New England have given ski resorts a late-season blast of their life's blood, luring skiers and snowboarders to the slopes, and allowing smaller ski areas that rely on natural snow to stay open.

3 killed in Massachusetts residential building blaze

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 11:49am

Three people have died in a residential building fire that caused residents to jump from windows.

Deputy and counselors recommended institutionalizing Nikolas Cruz long before deadly massacre at Florida school

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 11:40am

Deputy and counselors recommended institutionalizing Nikolas Cruz long before deadly massacre at Florida school.

The Latest: 2 GOP senators: Judiciary should review firing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 11:32am

The Latest on the dismissal of Andrew McCabe, a former FBI deputy director, and the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election (all times local):

Cirque du Soleil performer dies after fall at Florida show

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 11:29am

A Cirque du Soleil performer has died after falling during a show in Tampa.

AP Report: Kushner Companies regularly filed false documents with NYC

Bernard Condon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 11:26am

When the Kushner Cos. bought three apartment buildings in a gentrifying neighborhood of Queens in 2015, most of the tenants were protected by special rules that prevent developers from pushing them out, raising rents and turning a tidy profit.

NTSB: Plane that crashed in Maryland was destroyed on impact

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 10:54am

A preliminary report on a fatal plane crash last month off coastal Maryland has determined the Cessna 172S was destroyed on impact after hitting the water.

Pipe bomb found in Delaware home of man charged in blast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 10:50am

Another pipe bomb has been removed from the home a Delaware man arrested last week for detonating a similar device outside a nearby home.

Man fatally hit by multiple cars while running across I-15

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 10:47am

Utah Highway Patrol officials say a man is dead after getting out of his car in Interstate 15 in South Salt Lake and getting struck by multiple vehicles.

Interior secretary defends Japanese comment to congresswoman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 10:04am

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is defending his use of a Japanese greeting when responding to a question from a congresswoman of Japanese descent.