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Kelly pushes back against perception of White House chaos

WASHINGTON (AP) — The retired general brought in to instill order at a chaotic White House made a rare public appearance Thursday to declare he's staying in his post —...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 15:13

The Latest: Woman ordered held on bond in drug death

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin lawmaker's daughter who is accused of providing drugs that caused the death of a pregnant woman (all times local): 5:15...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 15:12

UN chief says donors kept famine at bay _ but aid needed

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says donors responded quickly to his warning in February that some 20 million people were at severe risk of famine in South Sudan,...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 15:12

A look at the family rescued from Taliban-linked captors

After being held for over five years by a group with ties to the Taliban, an American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been rescued. Caitlan...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 15:06

Home care provider founded in 1900 closing, cites money woes

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — One of Rhode Island's oldest home care and hospice providers is shutting down because of financial problems. The Visiting Nurses Association of Rhode Island was founded...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 15:04

The Latest: 14 hurt in attempted North Carolina prison break

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on an attempted escape from a North Carolina prison that sent some people to hospitals (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Authorities say at...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 15:03

South Dakota school probes racist stunt before football game

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota high school has launched an investigation after photos posted on social media show students destroying a car with "Go back to the Rez"...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:54

Trump: DHS secretary nominee needs 'no on-the-job training'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday introduced his choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security, a former staffer at the sprawling post-9/11 federal agency who he says...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:51

TV news report leads man to old shirt, $24 million jackpot

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey man says a television news report led him to check lottery tickets he had stuffed in an old shirt, and one was a...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:49

The Latest: California wildfires death toll now at 29

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Authorities in Northern California say at least four people were killed by a wildfire burning...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:48

Massachusetts on its way to banning bump stock gun devices

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts is on its way to becoming the first state since the Las Vegas shooting massacre to outlaw devices that allow semi-automatic weapons to mimic fully automatic...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:46

South Dakota family sues boarding school over girl's death

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The family of a 14-year-old South Dakota girl who killed herself at a Native American boarding school has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the federal...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:46

It's Boy Scouts vs. Girl Scouts as BSA moves to admit girls

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts' dramatic move to admit girls throughout its ranks is fracturing a mostly cordial coexistence with the Girl Scouts and will escalate competition between...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:41

The Latest: Casino condenses timeline of start of shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting in Las Vegas (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The corporate owner of the high-rise Las Vegas Strip casino from which...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:40

Attempted North Carolina prison break leaves several injured

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — Several employees of a North Carolina prison were injured Thursday during an attempted inmate escape, correction authorities said. The attempted breakout from Pasquotank Correctional Institution...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:38

Improvements set for memorial at nightclub where 49 died

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A memorial for a gay nightclub in Florida where a gunman killed 49 people is getting some temporary improvements as a step toward a permanent national...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:34

Sentencing postponed for parents of sons involved with ISIS

PLANO, Texas (AP) — A judge has postponed indefinitely the sentencing of a North Texas couple who lied to authorities about the activities of their sons in the Middle East...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:32

Sentencing postponed of parents of sons involved with ISIS

PLANO, Texas (AP) — A judge has postponed indefinitely the sentencing of a North Texas couple who lied to authorities about the activities of their sons in the Middle East...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:31

Captive for 5 years, US-Canadian family freed in Pakistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five years after being taken hostage in Afghanistan, an American woman and her Canadian husband are free, along with their three children, all born in captivity. They...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:28

Justice Department warns cities on immigration law

CHICAGO (AP) — The Justice Department is giving four so-called sanctuary cities a "last chance" to show they're not thwarting enforcement of U.S. immigration law before possibly losing federal grants...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:27

Romania: Ministers named in land transfer probe resign

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's prime minister says two ministers named in a land transfer criminal inquiry have resigned after weeks of tensions within the government's ruling party. Prime Minister...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:26

Woman crushed to death by her own SUV outside supermarket

WESTFORD, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a woman has died after becoming pinned under her own SUV during a supermarket parking lot accident in northeastern Massachusetts. The accident happened Thursday...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:16

Russia objects to flag removal at shut diplomatic buildings

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister has told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that the removal of the Russian flag from closed diplomatic facilities is unacceptable. The Russian Foreign...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:16

The Latest: McGowan tweets that 'HW raped me'

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Rose McGowan is stating more frankly what she has long suggested. The...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:14

Black parents sue over white teacher's hanging remark

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Parents of a former student are suing a central Mississippi school district, alleging a racially biased comment by a white substitute teacher about their black son...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:13

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