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President George HW Bush greets mourners honoring his wife

Juan A. Lozano and Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:37pm

His daughter standing behind him, former President George H.W. Bush sat at the front of the cavernous sanctuary of St. Martin's Episcopal Church. He gazed up at the rose-draped casket holding his wife of 73 years.

Police: 2 students allege sex assaults at Temple frat house

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:37pm

Philadelphia police are investigating two alleged sexual assaults at a Temple University fraternity house, and the school has suspended the chapter.

Video: Officers searching for trapped teen stayed in cruiser

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:35pm

Newly released police body cam footage shows officers staying in their cruiser as they searched for an Ohio teenager who became trapped in the back of a minivan and called 911 for help but died.

Missouri legislators approve numerous changes to elections

Blake Nelson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:33pm

Missouri legislators approved numerous changes Thursday to local elections, including allowing voters to request absentee ballots by email.

Deputies hold vote on sheriff after Florida school massacre

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:20pm

The union that represents the deputies who responded to the Florida high school massacre is holding a no-confidence vote on the sheriff.

In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

Tom Lobianco and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:19pm

The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump's son and son-in-law Friday, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents.

Civil rights prosecutors urge charges in Garner death

Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:19pm

Federal civil rights prosecutors have recommended charging a New York police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, but it's unclear if top Justice Department officials will be willing to move forward with a case, a person familiar with the matter said Friday.

Official: Shotgun in guitar case was used in school shooting

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:04pm

A gunman who carried a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire Friday in a Florida high school, wounding one student before he was arrested on a day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence, authorities said.

Judge tosses suit seeking to block parole of cops' killer

David Klepper, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:01pm

A New York judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to block the parole of an ex-radical who fatally shot two New York City police officers in 1971.

Pot politics: Schumer joins politicians rethinking marijuana

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 2:59pm

The top Senate Democrat is using marijuana's informal holiday to announce a change of heart about the drug, another sign of the growing political acceptance of pot.

Ex-Baltimore County school leader sentenced in perjury case

David McFadden, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 2:54pm

A former Baltimore County school superintendent who served on prominent national education panels was sentenced Friday to serve six months behind bars after pleading guilty to perjury charges.

Student from Zambia ruled eligible for US poetry contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 2:51pm

A judge on Friday ruled a high school student in Maine who fled his native Zambia can compete in a government-funded national poetry contest.

The Latest: Comey, Trump agreed on need to hunt down leakers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 2:47pm

The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey's memos (all times local):

Judge won't order Flint bottled water program to resume

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 2:40pm

A federal judge has denied a request to order Michigan officials to resume distribution of free bottled water in Flint.

Judge rules student who fled native Zambia for Maine can compete in US poetry contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 2:38pm

Judge rules student who fled native Zambia for Maine can compete in US poetry contest.

Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 2:27pm

James Comey and President Donald Trump seem to disagree on most everything, but the ex-FBI director’s memos show consensus on at least one thing: the need to hunt down leakers.

Ex-FBI deputy director 'disappointed' in Comey comments

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 2:27pm

Andrew McCabe, the former FBI deputy director, is "very upset and disappointed" by comments made by his former boss James Comey that contradict his account of a disclosure to the news media, McCabe's lawyer said Friday.

Authorities say motive in deputy killings may never be known

Jason Dearen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 2:13pm

Investigators in Florida say they may never know why a man - a recluse from a rural farm community who rarely ventured into town - killed two sheriff's deputies while they sat in a Chinese restaurant.

Probe cleared Haspel in destruction of waterboarding tapes

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 2:13pm

Countering opposition to President Donald Trump's pick to be the next CIA director, the agency on Friday gave lawmakers a memo showing she was cleared years ago of wrongdoing in the destruction of videotapes showing terror suspects being waterboarded.