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The Latest: White House reaches out to Kentucky students

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on reaction from a recent encounter between white teenagers, Native American marchers and a black religious sect outside the Lincoln Memorial. (all times local):...
Jan. 22, 2019

Defying Pelosi, Trump proceeds with State of the Union plans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint...
Jan. 22, 2019

Manslaughter charges tossed in suburban Detroit jail death

DETROIT (AP) — A judge has dismissed involuntary manslaughter charges against a former suburban Detroit police officer and two paramedics in connection with the death of a man in jail...
Jan. 22, 2019

Correction: Nevada Homicides story

RENO, Nevada (AP) — In a story Jan. 21 about four recent Nevada killings, The Associated Press reported erroneously the suspect's age. Wilbur Martinez-Guzman is 19-years-old. A corrected version of...
Jan. 22, 2019

Theater shooter's video interview with psychiatrist released

DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors have released hours of video showing Colorado theater shooter James Holmes' interviews with a psychiatrist about the 2012 massacre in suburban Denver. The videos released Tuesday...
Jan. 22, 2019

Student tackled for stealing own car settles suit for $1.25M

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago suburb has tentatively agreed to pay a former doctoral student $1.25 million to settle a lawsuit alleging police officers tackled him to the ground...
Jan. 22, 2019

Newark operations resume after drone reports halt arrivals

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark Airport says flight arrivals were briefly suspended because of reports of drone activity, but normal operations have resumed. The airport said on Twitter Tuesday that...
Jan. 22, 2019

The Latest: Interstate 70 in Colorado reopens after storm

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a snowstorm in the Rockies (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Transportation officials have reopened a 185-mile (298-kilometer) stretch of Interstate 70 between Denver and...
Jan. 22, 2019

Salvadoran man to be charged in 4 fatal shootings in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man suspected of being in the U.S. illegally shot and killed four people in Nevada over the past two weeks, including an elderly Reno couple,...
Jan. 22, 2019

Activist urges California leaders to halt PG&E bankruptcy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Consumer activist Erin Brockovich, who famously took on Pacific Gas & Electric Co. in the 1990s, urged California lawmakers Tuesday not to let the utility go...
Jan. 22, 2019

The Latest: Porn star's suit vs. Trump could be tossed out

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's effort to toss out a lawsuit by porn actress Stormy Daniels over a hush-money agreement to keep mum about their...
Jan. 22, 2019

FAA: Flights at Newark Airport suspended after drones seen

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal aviation authorities stopped flights from flying into and out of Newark Liberty International Airport due to reports of drones spotted above nearby Teterboro Airport. Multiple...
Jan. 22, 2019

Arizona court hears arguments over gay wedding invitations

PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers squared off Tuesday at the Arizona Supreme Court over whether two Christian artists who make wedding invitations as part of their business can refuse service to...
Jan. 22, 2019

Storm brings more snow, ice to large part of Midwest

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Snow and freezing rain has prompted officials to close the largest school districts in Nebraska and Iowa ahead of a winter storm that's threatening the Midwest...
Jan. 22, 2019

The Latest: Slain woman, 74, was member of antique car club

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a man suspected of being in the U.S. illegally and accused of killing four people in Nevada over the past few weeks, adding...
Jan. 22, 2019

Rivera 1st unanimous HOF pick; Doc, Edgar, Mussina also in

NEW YORK (AP) — Mariano Rivera has become baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, elected Tuesday along with Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina. Rivera received all 425...
Jan. 22, 2019

The Latest: Catholic diocese: Probe planned of enocunter

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on reaction from an encounter between white teenagers, Native American marchers and a black religious sect outside the Lincoln Memorial last week. (all times...
Jan. 22, 2019

Medical examiner: Oregon family slain with ax, knives

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon State Medical Examiner says the weapons used to kill four people Saturday at their Oregon home were an ax and knives. The Clackamas County...
Jan. 22, 2019

Senate sets up showdown votes on shutdown plans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders on Tuesday agreed to vote on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal agencies this week, forcing a political reckoning for senators grappling with the longest...
Jan. 22, 2019

Senators urge Trump to put Islamic State prisoners in Gitmo

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four U.S. senators are urging President Donald Trump to use the Guantanamo Bay detention center to hold fighters from the Islamic State group captured in Syria. The...
Jan. 22, 2019

Fox News host, family survive car crash in Montana

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Fox News host Bret Baier and his family survived a motor vehicle crash in Montana after the television anchor's SUV slid on an icy road, collided...
Jan. 22, 2019

The Latest: Maduro fires back at US after criticism by Pence

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on a National Guard uprising in Venezuela (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered a close review of the country's...
Jan. 22, 2019

The Latest: Ex-OU dean asks for president's resignation

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a two now-former University of Oklahoma students' involvement in a video in which one of the women wore blackface and used a racial...
Jan. 22, 2019

The Latest: OAS praises Venezuela opposition's move on bloc

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on a National Guard uprising in Venezuela (all times local): 7:35 p.m. The leader of the Organization of American States is praising a decision...
Jan. 22, 2019

Rivera unanimous; Halladay, Edgar, Mussina voted to HOF

NEW YORK (AP) — Mariano Rivera has become baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, elected along with Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina. Rivera received all 425 votes...
Jan. 22, 2019

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