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Lawyer: Empty gun clip irrelevant in teen's fatal shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 11:02am

A Pennsylvania district attorney said a black teen fatally shot by an officer as he fled from a traffic stop had an empty gun clip in his pocket, but the family's attorney said that has no bearing on whether the shooting was justified.

New wave of protests depends on masses, not dynamic leader

Sharon Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 11:00am

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. marching arm-in-arm with other civil rights activists. Cesar Chavez hoisting a picket sign in a farm workers' strike. Gloria Steinem rallying other feminists for equal rights.

Another US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents

Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 11:00am

Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, the State Department said, bringing the total number to 25.

Cabins, campsites evacuated for wildfire in northeast Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:55am

Seasonal cabins and campsites are being evacuated because of a growing wildfire in northeast Utah.

The Latest: Kansas Democrats want more information on kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:54am

The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local):

Maryland office park killing suspect sentenced in Delaware

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:52am

A man accused of shooting five co-workers, killing three, at a granite company in Maryland was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison for the later shooting of a man in Delaware.

Trump undercuts House GOP: Don't waste time on immigration

Alan Fram and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:48am

President Donald Trump on Friday told his fellow Republicans in Congress to "stop wasting their time" on immigration legislation until after the November elections. GOP leaders said they'd press on anyway, but his comments further damaged their attempt to win over wavering lawmakers for a measure already facing likely defeat.

1 killed, 4 hurt in shooting at California strip mall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:47am

Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire at a Southern California strip mall, killing one man and injuring three other people.

'Historical horse racing' expected to qualify for ballot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:46am

Election officials say a proposal to legalize so-called "historical horse racing" in Idaho appears to have secured enough verifiable signatures to qualify for the November ballot. It's now up to the state's election office to determine if the signatures meet legislative district requirements.

Salt Lake Chamber campaign to push for more housing in Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:45am

Business leaders in Salt Lake City have begun a campaign to highlight a steep rise in home prices and a gap in Utah between the number of households and available housing units.

Trump picks Navy veteran as top counterterrorism official

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:44am

President Donald Trump is nominating a Navy special operations veteran to be the nation's top counterterrorism official.

Dems seek info about Virginia facility after abuse claims

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:34am

Virginia's two Democratic senators asked the Trump administration Friday for answers about operations at a juvenile detention facility in the state where immigrant children said they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary confinement.

Prosecutor: Drunken man caused fatal crash during test drive

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:31am

Prosecutors say a Massachusetts man was drunk and on drugs while test-driving a truck and was trying to "see what it was capable of" when he caused a deadly crash.

Prep school says it will pay for abused alumni's therapy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:27am

An elite New Hampshire prep school that was hit with multiple sexual misconduct allegations spanning decades says it will be starting a therapy fund for abused alumni.

Confusion swirls on border after Trump reversal on families

Will Weissert, Susan Montoya Bryan and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:26am

President Donald Trump's order to stop separating migrant children from their parents spread confusion along the border, with officials still working on a plan to reunite families while sending conflicting signals about the state of the administration's "zero tolerance" policy.

Journalists tour center for migrant children in Florida

Ben Fox, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:24am

U.S. officials provided a glimpse Friday into a South Florida facility housing more than 1,000 teen-age migrants, seeking to dispel any suggestions that children are being mistreated.

Feds indict 11 Salvadorans linked to MS-13 in teens' deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:18am

Eleven natives of El Salvador accused of being involved with the MS-13 street gang have been indicted in the slayings of two northern Virginia teenagers.

WWII veteran finally being awarded Purple Heart

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:16am

A World War II veteran who spent more than a year as a prisoner of war is finally being awarded the Purple Heart.

Federal agency approves Idaho field burning rules

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:08am

Federal officials have approved Idaho's request to loosen field burning rules that backers say offer more flexibility to disperse smoke away from people but that health advocates say will lead to breathing problems for some area residents.

The Latest: Sanders say critics exploited crying girl photo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:56am

The Latest on immigration legislation (all times local):