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The Latest: Evacuation lifted near bombing suspect's home

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Austin bombings (all times local): 9:58 p.m. Residents are being allowed to return to their houses in the neighborhood surrounding the...
Mar. 21, 2018

The Latest: Zuckerberg says it's time to regulate tech firms

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the alleged use of Facebook data to influence the U.S. presidential election (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he...
Mar. 21, 2018

Austin bombing suspect's uncle says he was smart, kind

A 23-year-old suspected of planting the deadly bombs that terrorized Austin for three weeks was described Wednesday by his uncle as a smart and kind "computer geek" and a friend...
Mar. 21, 2018

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. 'EVERYBODY WANTS AND WE WANT ANSWERS' The family of the man suspected...
Mar. 21, 2018

Facebook's Zuckerberg apologizes for 'major breach of trust'

NEW YORK (AP) — Breaking five days of silence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized for a "major breach of trust," admitted mistakes and outlined steps to protect user data in...
Mar. 21, 2018

House approves bill aimed to help aid terminally ill people

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a Republican bill making it easier for terminally ill people to use unproven treatments. The measure would let a doctor and pharmaceutical maker...
Mar. 21, 2018

The Latest: Zuckerberg willing to testify on privacy scandal

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the alleged use of Facebook data to influence the U.S. presidential election (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he...
Mar. 21, 2018

2 US tourists die in helicopter crash on Great Barrier Reef

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Police say two American tourists were killed and two other Americans sustained minor injuries when a helicopter crashed on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Police Inspector Ian...
Mar. 21, 2018

2-hour standoff shuts down interstate in Virginia capital

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A police standoff that closed part of an interstate in Virginia's capital for more than two hours ended with the subject leaving the scene in an...
Mar. 21, 2018

Experts: Uber self-driving system should have spotted woman

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Video of a deadly self-driving vehicle crash in suburban Phoenix shows a pedestrian walking from a darkened area onto a street just moments before an Uber...
Mar. 21, 2018

The Latest: Zuckerberg apologizes for privacy scandal

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the alleged use of Facebook data to influence the U.S. presidential election (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has finally...
Mar. 21, 2018

The Latest: Venezuelans revel at Peru president's woes

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Latest on political turmoil in Peru (all times local): 8:25 p.m. One of socialist Venezuela's most powerful politicians has taken to Twitter to revel over...
Mar. 21, 2018

The Latest: Investigation continues at bomb suspect's house

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Austin bombings (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Investigators are still combing bombing suspect Mark Conditt's home in an Austin suburb. It...
Mar. 21, 2018

Tennis umpire seeks payback for arrest in husband's death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Lois Goodman was in court six years ago, she stood accused of murder for allegedly bludgeoning her elderly husband with a coffee mug. On Wednesday,...
Mar. 21, 2018

MeToo takes off in South Korea, but justice harder to attain

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In patriarchal South Korea, the MeToo movement has taken off with unexpected rapidity, toppling male celebrities including a prominent politician. While allegations of sexual abuse...
Mar. 21, 2018

Highlights of what's in, what's out of vast spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sometimes the last train out of the station can't carry everything. That's the case with the $1.3 trillion spending measure Republican and Democratic bargainers unveiled late Wednesday...
Mar. 21, 2018

Latest: Experts: Video shows Uber system had time to brake

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly self-driving vehicle crash in Arizona (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Two experts have viewed video of a deadly self-driving vehicle crash...
Mar. 21, 2018

Lawmakers release huge budget; big military, domestic boosts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders finalized a sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill Wednesday that substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant "Dreamers," deprives President Donald Trump...
Mar. 21, 2018

Former Chicago police chief to challenge mayor who fired him

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's former police chief says he's running for mayor against the man who fired him. Former Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced on his campaign website late Wednesday...
Mar. 21, 2018

What's next for Peru after president's resignation offer?

LIMA, Peru (AP) — With Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's resignation signed, the embattled leader's departure seems all but guaranteed. The former Wall Street banker's exit would cap four months...
Mar. 21, 2018

The Latest: Peru's vice president returning home

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Latest on political turmoil in Peru (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Peru's vice president has broken a long silence and says he's returning home to...
Mar. 21, 2018

First woman, LGBT lawmaker to lead California Senate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sen. Toni Atkins became the first woman and first LGBT person to lead the California Senate on Wednesday, pledging to work toward changing the Capitol culture...
Mar. 21, 2018

ICE director set to testify in California immigration suit

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The nation's top immigration enforcer is likely to testify in a lawsuit brought by the Trump administration over California's so-called sanctuary laws seeking to protect people...
Mar. 21, 2018

As Louisiana island shrinks, state paying to move residents

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The effects of global warming can be seen and touched in Louisiana, where officials have begun buying higher ground to relocate an entire town in a...
Mar. 21, 2018

Woman in affair that led US rep to resign still wants to run

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A woman whose affair with a married eight-term Pennsylvania congressman led to his resignation says bad weather prevented her from filing paperwork on time to run...
Mar. 21, 2018

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