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Inmate in landmark Supreme Court case faces parole board

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 6:27am

Louisiana's parole board is set to decide whether to free an inmate whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on juvenile offender sentences.

Shooting survivors on potential collision course with Trump

Jason Dearen, Terry Spencer and Allen G. Breed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 6:14am

Student survivors of the deadly Florida school shooting who hope to become the face of a revived gun control movement are on a potential collision course with President Donald Trump.

The Latest: Couple says suspect told them he was sorry

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 6:01am

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Police: Child, 3 adults shot outside Texas restaurant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 5:42am

Police say a masked shooter opened fire on a group of people outside a restaurant in San Antonio, wounding a 6-year-old boy and three adults.

Trump stays quiet on shooting victims, fumes over Russia

Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 4:23am

President Donald Trump spent the holiday weekend hunkered down at his Florida estate, watching cable television news, grousing to club members and advisers and fuming over the investigation of Russian election meddling.

The Latest: Shooting survivors focus anger at Trump, tweets

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 4:15am

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High court asked to iron out polling place clothing dispute

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 4:13am

A "Make America Great Again" hat. A tea party T-shirt. A button.

Police: Atlanta man dead after dispute with UberEATS driver

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 3:09am

Investigators are searching for a delivery food driver who they say opened fire and killed a customer just outside metro Atlanta.

Agency managing vast US lands experiences year of upheaval

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 11:51pm

A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees.

For Duckworth, a baby will bring down yet another barrier

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 10:35pm

Breaking down barriers is nothing new for Sen. Tammy Duckworth, and that's the way she likes it.

Trump fumes about Russia investigation as nation mourns

Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 10:13pm

As the nation mourned, President Donald Trump kept largely silent about the Florida school shooting victims and the escalating gun control debate, instead raging at the FBI for what he perceived to be a fixation on the Russia investigation at the cost of failing to deter the attack.

Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:46pm

Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office.

Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat

Ryan J. Foley and Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:25pm

The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to social media, previous mental health treatment.

Museum to discuss efforts to see if bones belong to pirate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:14pm

Researchers are set to discuss their efforts to determine whether human bones recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck are those of the infamous pirate Samuel "Black Sam" Bellamy.

Largely silent about Florida school shooting victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:07pm

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No survivors in plane crash near Evanston

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:04pm

A small plane crash near the Bear River left no survivors Sunday afternoon, officials report.

Trooper shot and wounded in Texas while pursuing suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 8:45pm

Authorities say a Texas trooper has been shot and wounded while pursuing a suspect.

4 survivors of Grand Canyon helicopter crash still critical

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 8:01pm

Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition.

30-year-old Utah man killed by avalanche in Wyoming 'pseudo brother, son' to Orem family

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 7:59pm

Alex Marra, who died in an avalanche near Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Saturday, was a lifelong friend to an Orem family who considered him a "pseudo son" and "pseudo brother."

Ex-wife of former White House aide says Hatch has apologized

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 7:29pm

An ex-wife of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter says she has received a letter of apology from Sen. Orrin Hatch, the Utah Republican who defended his former aide from "a vile attack" after two ex-wives accused Porter of domestic abuse.