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Parents of slain drug informant to appeal lawsuit dismissal

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 9:59am

The attorney for the parents of a North Dakota college student found dead after becoming an informant to drug investigators plan to appeal a judge's dismissal of their wrongful death lawsuit.

Utah hiker dies climbing Mount Everest

Morgan Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 9:57am

A Utah hiker who wanted to climb the tallest mountain on every continent has died after reaching the top of Mount Everest, his seventh summit.

Iowa dentist won't be charged for would-be burglar's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 9:52am

A prosecutor says an Iowa dentist won't be charged in the death of a man suspected of trying to steal items from the dentist's office.

The Latest: Pelosi suggests 'intervention' over Trump threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 9:44am

The Latest on President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats (all times local):

Bible, other items kept from ex-Texas nurse held in deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 9:39am

A Texas judge has sided with prosecutors in withholding a Bible, letters and other personal items from a former nurse suspected of killing dozens of children.

Census: Big cities in US aren't growing like they used to

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 9:29am

Big cities in the U.S. aren't growing like they used to.

Pilot charged in Kentucky triple slaying pleads not guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 9:15am

A pilot charged in the 2015 shooting deaths of three people in western Kentucky has pleaded not guilty.

Florida day care owner arrested after baby dies in hot van

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 9:07am

Authorities say they've arrested the co-owner of a Florida day care after a 5-month-old was left in a hot van and died.

Searchers find small plane in Lake Michigan; 2 men missing

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 8:58am

Authorities have found the wreckage of a small plane that went missing over Lake Michigan with two men aboard.

AP sources: Pentagon proposing troop buildup in the Mideast

Lolita C. Baldor and Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 8:38am

The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats , U.S. officials said.

Federal prosecutors in New York charge banker with trying to buy Trump administration post with loan approvals

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 8:30am

Federal prosecutors in New York charge banker with trying to buy Trump administration post with loan approvals.

Woman who helped put away serial killer awaits his execution

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 8:23am

Lisa Noland said she was 17 when she wrote a suicide note, planning to end her life after years of being raped by her grandmother's boyfriend. A day later, she found herself fighting for her life while being raped by a man now set to be executed in Florida after a killing spree that left 10 women dead over an eight-month rampage in 1984.

The Latest: Slain CIA officer's daughter slams Lindh release

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 8:17am

The Latest on John Walker Lindh's release from prison (all times local):

Deputy is fired a day after filing to run against sheriff

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 8:13am

A Florida deputy was fired a day after filing to run against his boss in a 2020 sheriff's race.

Kentucky man acquitted in 4-year-old foster son's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:58am

A jury has acquitted a Kentucky man who was accused of killing his 4-year-old foster son.

War of words intensifies between Trump, Democratic leaders

Laurie Kellman and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:53am

The rift between President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats appeared to be widening Thursday after a dramatic blow-up at the White House at a meeting on infrastructure.

Retailers, shoppers could feel more pain if tariffs spread

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:43am

An escalating trade war between the U.S. and China could mean higher prices on a broad array of products from toys to clothing. But some retailers will be less equipped to handle the pain than others, leaving consumers to carry the load.

Hunt on for driver suspected of fatal Utah highway shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:41am

A search was underway Thursday in southern Idaho for a man suspected of shooting and killing a motorist on a Utah highway, Idaho State Police said in a statement.

Va. police ordered to release white nationalist rally plans

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:35am

A Virginia judge has ordered state police to release a redacted copy of their operational plans for the deadly 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville.

Bureau of Prisons confirms release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh, captured on Afghanistan battlefield in 2001

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:33am

Bureau of Prisons confirms release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh, captured on Afghanistan battlefield in 2001.