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Correction: Killer Nurse story

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In a story May 25 about the murder indictment against Genene Jones, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of the infant for whose death Jones...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 19:38

Texas 'bathroom bill' near collapse over GOP standoff

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A proposed Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people neared collapse Friday over a deadlock between Republicans heeding warnings from big businesses and sports leagues — including...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 19:18

$10,000 bill for getting car stuck in newly poured concrete

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A driver could be facing a $10,000 bill after he plowed into newly poured concrete in Lincoln, Nebraska, and became stuck. The accident occurred Wednesday on...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 19:07

Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler has been charged with murder in the death of an infant a year...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 18:42

2 toddlers found dead in hot car in North Texas

WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) — Two toddlers were found dead in a hot car in a rural North Texas neighborhood. A Parker County Sheriff's Office statement says the 2-year-old girl and...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 18:03

Small plane crashes in California intersection

CONCORD, Calif. (AP) — A small plane has crashed just short of a suburban San Francisco Bay Area runway, barely missing a car dealership before smashing into a traffic light...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 17:43

Alaska Natives honored for protecting territory during WWII

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Officials on Friday posthumously honored more than a dozen members of a largely Alaska Native citizen militia who protected the U.S. territory from the threat of...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 17:39

Russian bankers sue BuzzFeed over unverified Trump dossier

NEW YORK (AP) — The owners of a Russian bank are suing BuzzFeed for publishing an uncorroborated dossier that alleged they were part of a Russian scheme to influence the...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 17:31

The Latest: Activist arrested in beatings at Berkeley rally

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on anti-fascist activist arrested for assault (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Northern California prosecutors have charged a former community college teacher and anti-fascist activist...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 17:22

Fallen Navy pilot's children hug as remains brought home

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Deborah Crosby touched her father's flag-draped casket as her three brothers hugged her in a tearful embrace on the tarmac at the San Diego airport Friday...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 17:15

Texas House rejects attempts to strengthen 'bathroom bill'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' Republican House speaker says he won't work anymore on a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people, putting the hotly debated legislation in jeopardy. House Speaker Joe...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 17:08

The Latest: 22 candidates vying for US Rep. Chaffetz's seat

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on the candidates for U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz's seat in Utah (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Nearly two dozen candidates are competing for...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 17:05

Native Alaskans honored for protecting Alaska during WWII

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Officials on Friday posthumously honored more than a dozen members of a largely Native Alaskan citizen militia who protected the U.S. territory from the threat of...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 16:51

The Latest: Paper says Kushner sought secret Russia channel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Russia investigations (all times local): 7:25 p.m. The Washington Post reports that Russia's ambassador to the U.S. has told his superiors that he and...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 16:38

2 arrested for trying to force alligator to drink beer

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two men who admitted to blowing smoke into a young alligator's mouth and pouring beer down its throat have been charged with harassing wildlife. State Department...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 16:37

Judge blocks further discipline over racist Instagram posts

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a California school district not to take any additional disciplinary action against four students over their responses to racist Instagram posts...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 16:30

California 'anti-fascist' activist charged with assault

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former San Francisco Bay Area community college philosophy teacher and "anti-fascist" activist was charged Friday with hitting several people in the head with a bicycle...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 16:28

Woman indicted on charges of faking cancer to raise money

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted an Alabama woman on multiple charges that she falsely claimed she had terminal cancer to get thousands of dollars from...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 16:21

Ben Stiller and wife Christine Taylor announce separation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ben Stiller and his wife of 17 years say they are separating. Stiller and actress Christine Taylor released a joint statement Friday announcing their breakup. The...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 16:17

11-year sentence for Woman in fatal silicone injection

ATLANTA (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to 11 years and three months in prison for performing illegal cosmetic silicone injections — including one that caused a woman's death...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 15:57

Jury convicts Florida co-pilot of operating plane drunk

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan jury has convicted a Florida co-pilot of being drunk while preparing for a charter airline flight last summer. The jury in Grand Rapids...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 15:54

Lawsuit: Arkansas man died after jail denied medical help

HOUSTON (AP) — The family of an Arkansas man has filed a federal lawsuit in Texas accusing a for-profit jail and at least 12 guards and nurses of denying him...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 15:52

Panama cuts stays for Colombians, Venezuelans, Nicaraguans

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama says it's halving the maximum time for tourism visits by people from Colombia, Venezuela and Nicaragua to 90 days. President Juan Carlos Varela's announcement of...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 15:46

Colonel fighting extradition will get new medicine in jail

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former Salvadoran colonel fighting extradition to Spain will remain in jail after receiving new medicine Friday amid a federal judge's demands that authorities address his...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 15:38

Utah senator, mayor among top candidates for Chaffetz's seat

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — State lawmakers and a mayor were among those expected Friday to lead a packed field of more than a dozen contenders for the Utah congressional...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 15:33

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