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US Air Force records show airmen entrusted with guarding nuclear missiles used the hallucinogen LSD

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:01am

US Air Force records show airmen entrusted with guarding nuclear missiles used the hallucinogen LSD.

Human rights an afterthought ahead of US-North Korea summit

Zeke Miller and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 3:32am

Ahead of a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump's focus has been on stagecraft, the will-they-or-won't-they drama and visions of a legacy-defining nuclear deal. The human rights woes of North Koreans have been more of an afterthought.

Republicans to meet with intel officials on Russia probe

Mary Clare Jalonick and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:52am

House and Senate lawmakers from both parties are set to meet with top intelligence officials Thursday as President Donald Trump raises new suspicions about the federal investigation into his 2016 campaign.

Man accused of shooting crossbow, gun at another driver

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:45am

A New York man is accused of stopping a driver at a Virginia intersection and shooting a crossbow at him, before firing several rounds at the driver with a gun.

Sheriff: Missing Florida mother now believed to be dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:37am

Police say that a Florida woman who disappeared on Mother's Day is now believed to have died even though no body has been recovered.

Hearing set on white nationalists' motions to dismiss suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:34am

A federal judge is set to hear arguments from white nationalists and others that a lawsuit against them over last summer's violence in Charlottesville should be dismissed.

Mexican Mafia run jail crime like an 'illegal government'

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:44am

The Los Angeles County jails are run by the sheriff, but the Mexican Mafia wields the power in the underworld behind bars.

Chaos of Las Vegas shooting promoted fears of wider attack

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:04am

Gunshots came so rapidly during the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's modern history that one Las Vegas police officer feared he was facing a fully stocked assault team with tactical gear.

Discovery of World War II soldier's plane brings closure

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:49pm

Tom Kelly grew up on a Northern California farm and once thought of becoming a cowboy before World War II got in the way.

Texas shooting survivors seek purpose in shadow of Parkland

Claire Galofaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:14pm

She had seen the memorials on television, the familiar white crosses erected after each massacre, and now there were 10 of them lined up on her high school's lawn.

Texas governor meeting with students, shooting survivors

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:56pm

The focus of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school safety and mass shootings is shifting to those who have been closest to the recent violence, including students, surviving victims and even one person who grabbed a gun and fought back.

Stand or stay out of sight: NFL takes on anthem protesters

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:50pm

Stand or stay out of sight.

Family rejoices at finding of soldier's World War II plane

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:32pm

Tom Kelly grew up on a Northern California farm and once thought of becoming a cowboy before World War II got in the way.

No stay of ruling that tossed California assisted-death law

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:30pm

An appeals court on Wednesday refused to block a court decision that said a California law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives was passed illegally.

Kushner given security clearance after background check

Eric Tucker and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:09pm

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been granted a security clearance after a lengthy background check, a move that ensures the key White House adviser with a broad international portfolio can have access to some of the country's most closely held secrets.

Video shows road rage suspect hitting man with sledgehammer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:05pm

A road rage suspect seen on surveillance video hitting a man with a sledgehammer after smashing the windows out of a vehicle is being sought by Philadelphia police.

Civil rights activist to address Harvard graduates

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:02pm

Civil rights activist U.S. Rep. John Lewis is set to address Harvard University graduates.

Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justified

Russ Bynum, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:18pm

A grand jury in Savannah, Georgia, has determined police were justified in fatally shooting a 20-year-old man they had come to arrest in January.

US government set to release hurricane season outlook

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:04pm

U.S. government forecasters are set to release their prediction for how many hurricanes and tropical storms they expect to form over Atlantic and Caribbean waters in the next six months.

Seething over Russia probe, Trump tears into 'spygate'

Mary Clare Jalonick and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:00pm

President Donald Trump has branded his latest attempt to discredit the special counsel's Russia investigation as "spygate," part of a newly invigorated strategy embraced by his Republican colleagues to raise suspicions about the probe that has dogged his presidency since the start.