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Latest: All 12 killed in crash were in church bus in Texas

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a Texas crash of a church bus and a pickup truck in which 12 people were killed and three injured (all times local):...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 17:20

Man wounded in Vermont marketplace stabbing, dies

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A man who was stabbed near a busy outdoor pedestrian shopping and dining plaza popular with locals and tourists in downtown Burlington, Vermont, has died. Police...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 17:14

Mexican state prosecutor charged with drug smuggling in US

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The attorney general for the western Mexican state of Nayarit has been arrested in Southern California on charges of drug smuggling. An indictment unsealed in New...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 17:13

Iowa GOP lawmakers scrap 'fetal heartbeat' abortion bill

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Iowa on Wednesday scrapped legislation that would ban abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, retreating just one day after announcing the...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 17:01

Man charged with murder in Oklahoma officer's death

SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma prosecutors have charged a 35-year-old man with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old police officer during a traffic stop. Court records show...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 16:59

Homeowners at San Francisco sinking high-rise sue developer

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A homeowners association representing property owners at a high-rise in downtown San Francisco is suing the developers for failing to tell residents the condominium tower was...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 16:51

Outrage over sex assault ruling in Mexico, judge suspended

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors are appealing a court ruling that dismissed pederasty charges because there was no proof the suspect acted "with lascivious intent," and judicial authorities announced Wednesday...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 16:42

2 ex-Christie aides sentenced in bridge traffic revenge plot

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced to prison on Wednesday for creating a colossal traffic jam at the George Washington Bridge for...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 16:39

Mexican man freed after arrest despite protected status

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Mexican man who has spent more than six weeks in immigration detention despite his participation in a program designed to prevent the deportation of those...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 16:19

2 former Christie aides go to prison for bridge revenge plot

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced to prison on Wednesday for creating a colossal traffic jam at the George Washington Bridge for...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 16:17

Census suggests counting LGBTQ, then "corrects" and deletes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau said Wednesday that it mistakenly proposed counting LGBTQ Americans and has since "corrected" the proposal to remove the gender and sexuality category. Gay...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 16:12

The Latest: Governor sends condolences after crash kills 12

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a Texas crash of a church van and a pickup truck in which 12 people were killed and three injured (all times local):...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 16:12

The Latest: Mexican man freed from detention

TACOMA. Wash. (AP) — The Latest on the case of a Mexican man arrested in the Seattle area despite participating in a program designed to protect those brought to the...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 16:07

El Salvador bans all metals mining, marking first

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's congress has approved a total ban on the mining of metals in the country, one of the first to enact such a...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 16:05

UK fight looms over gov't plan for 'great repeal' of EU laws

LONDON (AP) — A day after triggering its European Union exit process, the British government plans to outline how it intends to convert thousands of EU rules into British law...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 16:02

Texas trooper: 12 dead, 3 injured in church van-truck crash

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Twelve people were killed and three others were injured Wednesday when a pickup truck slammed head-on into a van carrying 14 senior members of a Texas...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 16:01

Study: Early Americas girl 'Naia' may have been young mother

MEXICO CITY (AP) — More details have emerged about one of the oldest sets of human remains found in the Americas, a young woman nicknamed "Naia" whose nearly complete skeleton...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 15:58

Iowa GOP lawmakers drop 'fetal heartbeat' abortion bill

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republican lawmakers have dropped plans for what would have been among the nation's toughest abortion restrictions, retreating only a day after the proposal was...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 15:57

AP PHOTOS: 'Napalm Girl' photographer retires after 51 years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Associated Press photographer Nick Ut is retiring after 51 years of taking pictures from the front lines of the Vietnam War to the red carpets of...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 15:56

Mexican man freed after being arrested in Seattle area despite having deportation protection

SEATTLE (AP) — Mexican man freed after being arrested in Seattle area despite having deportation protection.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 15:56

Latest: 12 killed, 3 injured in Texas church van-truck crash

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a church van and a pickup truck that resulted in what investigators say were 'multiple fatalities' (all times local): 5:50...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 15:52

Police: Baby sitter put crying infant's feet in hot pan

BLADENSBURG, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a baby sitter is accused of putting an infant's feet inside a hot pan because she was frustrated by the girl's crying. According to...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 15:49

Texas state trooper: 12 killed, 3 injured in crash between church van and pickup truck in southwestern Texas

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Texas state trooper: 12 killed, 3 injured in crash between church van and pickup truck in southwestern Texas.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 15:47

Sockeye to be moved from flood-threatened Idaho hatchery

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Endangered Snake River sockeye salmon will be moved from a southwest Idaho hatchery because flood waters from the nearby Boise River are threatening the facility, officials...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 15:46

2 dead in shooting involving officers; police investigating

ANCHORAGE, Ky. (AP) — Two people killed in an officer-involved shooting in a wealthy Kentucky suburb are suspects in the homicide of an elderly widower in another city 60 miles...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 15:41

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