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Manafort set to be arraigned on mortgage fraud charges

Michael R. Sisak and Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 11:09pm

President Donald Trump's imprisoned former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, is set to be arraigned in New York City Thursday on state mortgage fraud charges seen as a ploy to keep him locked up if he is pardoned for federal crimes uncovered during the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Sharks attack in Bahamas, killing Southern California woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:57pm

A shark attack has killed a Southern California woman vacationing in the Bahamas.

Memorial service planned for Sacramento police officer

Andrew Oxford, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:39pm

Hundreds of law enforcement officials will mourn a rookie Sacramento police officer killed in what authorities described as an ambush while she responded to a domestic violence call.

Border aid bill faces standoff in Congress over protections

Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:39pm

Congress is at a standoff over a $4.6 billion aid package for the southern border as House Democrats say a Senate-passed measure doesn't go far enough to care for thousands of migrant families and children.

Census, redistricting decisions due on high court's last day

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:38pm

Two issues that could determine the distribution of political power for the next decade await resolution on the Supreme Court's final day of decisions before a long summer break.

Witness could face perjury charge in Navy SEAL court-martial

Julie Watson and Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:24pm

A Navy SEAL who testified that it was he — not his platoon chief — who killed a wounded prisoner in Iraq may face perjury charges.

US had open beds as migrant kids languished at Texas station

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:19pm

As more than 200 children languished in troubling conditions in a remote Border Patrol station, the government's system of child detention facilities had at least 500 beds available, according to records provided to The Associated Press.

The Latest: Police search house in missing Utah student case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:13pm

The Latest on a missing Utah college student (all times local):

More white supremacist propaganda showing up on US campuses

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:03pm

Reading, writing and arithmetic are competing with more and more racist rhetoric on U.S. college campuses, a new report finds.

Mom convicted of murder after leaving 3-year-old in hot car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 9:24pm

A woman has been convicted of murder after leaving her 3-year-old daughter in an SUV for 9 1/2 hours during a blazing California summer and saying she wanted to remove "lustful demons" from the girl.

Lawyers ask judge to require immediate inspections and access for doctors at border facilities for migrant children

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 8:58pm

Lawyers ask judge to require immediate inspections and access for doctors at border facilities for migrant children.

Lawmakers at bat for annual charity baseball game

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 7:42pm

Lawmakers stepped up to the plate Wednesday for the annual Congressional Baseball Game, a summer tradition that raises money for charity.

Russ Ewing, reporter who helped suspects give up, dies at 95

Herbert G. McCann, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 6:06pm

Chicago television reporter Russ Ewing, who homicide suspects trusted enough to accompany them when they surrendered to authorities, died at his Michigan home at age 95, a friend said Wednesday.

Camping will require a reservation at popular Pictured Rocks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 5:37pm

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is switching to a reservation system for camping, a change that reflects the park's growing popularity in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Police: Missing student was texting before disappearance

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 5:15pm

Police say a missing University of Utah student was texting with someone shortly before she disappeared, but that person is not considered a suspect.

Suspect in 1993 slaying charged with molesting another child

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 5:10pm

A man charged with the 1993 abduction, rape and killing of a 9-year-old Missouri girl has now been charged with molesting another child.

Partner of convicted Minneapolis cop pleaded for leniency

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 5:02pm

A newly-disclosed email from the former police partner of ex-Minneapolis Officer Mohamed Noor asked a judge to give him leniency one day before she sentenced Noor to more than 12 years in prison for fatally shooting a woman.

Leaks, accusations and staff shuffle: Turmoil inside DHS

Colleen Long and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 4:59pm

Leaks. Pointed accusations. A top official's resignation. And above all, increasingly dire conditions for migrants — those who make it across the border and those who fail, as captured in the searing images of a father clutching his child, both drowned , on the banks of the Rio Grande.

The Latest: Police ID victims, shooter in Ford killings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 4:54pm

The Latest on a shooting that killed 3 people at a Northern California car dealership (all times local):

Lawsuit filed challenging Arkansas' 18-week abortion ban

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 4:41pm

Abortion rights supporters on Wednesday challenged an Arkansas law banning the procedure 18 weeks into a woman's pregnancy and another requirement that they say would likely force the closure of the state's only surgical abortion clinic.