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Number of refugees resettled in Idaho drops by half

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:44am

A new report from the International Rescue Commission finds that the number of refugees resettled in Idaho has declined by half since 2016.

Former Nebraska officer convicted of on-duty sexual assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:41am

A former Nebraska police officer accused of repeatedly forcing a mentally ill woman into sex while he was on the force has been convicted of sexual assault.

Truck driver charged with 7 homicides in motorcycle crash

Michael Casey, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:24am

The driver of a truck in a collision that killed seven motorcyclists was charged Monday with seven counts of negligent homicide, authorities said.

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Sanders, liberals, out with bill to cancel student debt

Laurie Kellman and Elana Schor, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:21am

Days before the first Democratic presidential debates, Sen. Bernie Sanders and House progressives rolled out legislation to cancel all student debt, going farther than a signature proposal by Sen. Elizabeth Warren as the two jockey for support from the party's liberal base .

Authorities: Truck driver in motorcycle collision charged with 7 counts of negligent homicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:17am

Authorities: Truck driver in motorcycle collision charged with 7 counts of negligent homicide.

Arkansas man arrested in shootings, fire that killed 3

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:16am

Authorities have arrested a man in the killing of two adults and a child whose bodies were found in a burning home in eastern Arkansas.

Ex-White House aide to answer written questions for Congress

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:03am

The House Judiciary Committee said Monday that former White House aide Annie Donaldson won't appear for a scheduled deposition because she is in her third trimester of pregnancy.

President Donald Trump signs order targeting Iran's supreme leader and associates with additional financial sanctions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:01am

President Donald Trump signs order targeting Iran's supreme leader and associates with additional financial sanctions.

Former Arkansas lawmaker changing plea in corruption case

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:56am

A former Arkansas lawmaker who is also the governor's nephew is changing his plea to federal charges he spent thousands of dollars in campaign funds on trips, groceries and other personal expenses.

Florida man on trial in wife's 1979 killing in Wisconsin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:48am

A jury trial is starting for a Florida man accused in the death of his wife, whose body has never been found since her disappearance 40 years ago in Wisconsin.

Longtime Kansas Rep. Jan Meyers dies at age 90

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:43am

Longtime Rep. Jan Meyers, the first Republican woman elected to the U.S. House from Kansas, has died.

1 of Maine's top Democrats announces bid to unseat Collins

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:37am

Maine's Democratic House Speaker Sara Gideon says she's challenging veteran Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, whose political future has generated an enormous amount of attention over the last year.

Trump order seeks disclosure of hospital prices

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:33am

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to help keep costs down , administration officials said.

Military woman slain with kids became citizen at White House

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:30am

A U.S. military member who became an American citizen during a 2012 White House ceremony has been slain along with her two toddlers, and the children's father has been arrested.

Judge: Census question might have discriminatory motive

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:25am

A U.S. judge says new evidence paints a "disturbing picture" that racial discrimination may be the motive behind the Trump administration's push to ask everyone in the country about citizenship status.

Rain prompts rescues, evacuations in southwest Missouri

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:18am

Heavy rain and flash flooding inundated parts of southwest Missouri during the weekend, prompting water rescues and evacuations.

Supreme Court rejects early challenge to Trump steel tariffs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:03am

The Supreme Court is rejecting an early challenge to President Donald Trump's authority to impose tariffs on imported steel based on national security concerns.

Legal feud still simmers in 'Melrose Place' fatal crash case

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:02am

A bitter legal feud is showing no signs of abating in the case of a former "Melrose Place" actress who's already served prison time for a fatal drunken driving crash nine years ago but could wind up back behind bars.

W.Va judge denies reduced sentence in elder abuse death case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:58am

A West Virginia judge has doubled down on the 40-year sentence he gave a man in the fatal beating of an incapacitated 73-year-old man who was under his care.