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Badly burned baby dies after reported Louisiana kidnapping

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — A 6-month-old boy was found with serious burns more than an hour after his mother reported him kidnapped, and he later died. Now a Louisiana police...
Jul. 18, 2018

Arkansas says search for lethal injection drugs on hold

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas prison officials say their search for new lethal injection drugs is on hold until the Legislature adds manufacturers to a law that keeps the...
Jul. 18, 2018

Candidate for Alaska House has never been to the state

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Carol Hafner is on the Democratic primary ballot for an Alaska U.S. House seat. She doesn't live in Alaska. In fact, she's never been to the...
Jul. 18, 2018

Activist sues for video of Chicago police shooting

CHICAGO (AP) — A community activist is suing the Chicago Police Department for all the videos and audio recordings of last weekend's fatal shooting of a man by a Chicago...
Jul. 18, 2018

The Latest: GOP accuses Democrats of favoring open borders

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional immigration proposals (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Republicans are using a House debate on symbolic immigration legislation to accuse Democrats of favoring open...
Jul. 18, 2018

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket company has shot a capsule higher into space than it's ever done before. The company's New Shepard rocket blasted off...
Jul. 18, 2018

Colombia: Number of Venezuelan migrants continues to rise

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The number of Venezuelans fleeing into neighboring Colombia continues to rise, with over 50,000 arriving in less than a month. Colombia migration director Christian Kruger said...
Jul. 18, 2018

Fed says trade war downturn could pose challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that the central bank has tools it could use to cushion the adverse effects a trade war might have on the...
Jul. 18, 2018

US judge throws out suit over health subsidy cuts

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. judge in San Francisco has thrown out a lawsuit over the Trump administration's decision to cut Affordable Care Act subsidies. The ruling by Judge...
Jul. 18, 2018

Jay-Z unhappy 'Made in America' leaving Philadelphia parkway

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay-Z says he's disappointed his Philadelphia "Made in America" festival will not be held in "the heart of the city" after this year. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports...
Jul. 18, 2018

Trump's diagnosis for critics: 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his supporters are using a new buzz phrase to diagnose his critics. They call it: "Trump Derangement Syndrome." The term is intended to...
Jul. 18, 2018

Woman faces retrial on charges of suffocating husband

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey woman facing a retrial on charges she killed her ailing husband by smothering him with a plastic bag and tried to kill her daughter...
Jul. 18, 2018

Trump administration handing over voter commission docs

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Trump administration is complying with a court order to turn over documents from the voting integrity commission to Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap. A...
Jul. 18, 2018

Study links air pollution to drop in national park visitors

DENVER (AP) — A new study says visitors may be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting their visits short because of air pollution. Researchers at Iowa State...
Jul. 18, 2018

Search for Canadian hiker scales back in California desert

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A search for a Canadian hiker missing in the Southern California desert has been scaled back after five days of intensive but unsuccessful...
Jul. 18, 2018

The Latest: Parolee violated his probation but wasn't sought

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a man suspected in three Houston-area killings (all times local): 1 p.m. Authorities say they didn't search for a Texas parolee...
Jul. 18, 2018

Puerto Rico's power company sees 3rd CEO in 2 weeks

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor named a new CEO on Wednesday to lead the U.S. territory's power company, which has now seen three top executives in...
Jul. 18, 2018

Frustrated lawmakers threaten action on Trump's tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are losing patience with the Trump administration's reliance on tariffs to win trade disputes and are talking increasingly about legislative action to protect U.S. jobs. A...
Jul. 18, 2018

Records show Arizona lawmaker has history of traffic stops

PHOENIX (AP) — Records show an Arizona lawmaker already under fire for claiming legislative immunity during a traffic stop for speeding has had similar run-ins with state police, and only...
Jul. 18, 2018

Trump, Melania Trump mourn fallen Secret Service agent

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump paid their respects Wednesday to the family of a Secret Service agent who died in Scotland while supporting their...
Jul. 18, 2018

The Latest: California's Highway 1 near Big Sur reopens

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the reopening of (all times local): 10:30 a.m. California's iconic Highway 1 near Big Sur has reopened 14 months after it was...
Jul. 18, 2018

Correction: EU-Trump-Putin-Man Removed story

HELSINKI (AP) — In a story July 17 about the writer who was forcibly removed from the room where the U.S. and Russian presidents were about to give a news...
Jul. 18, 2018

911 calls detail aftermath of deadly New Mexico bus crash

ALBUQUERUQE, N.M. (AP) — Some callers were breathless and others were crying as they flooded emergency phone lines to report the aftermath of a deadly bus crash on a dark...
Jul. 18, 2018

Trump asserts Russia not targeting US, contradicting intel

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday denied Russia is still targeting the United States, a claim sharply at odds with recent warnings from his top intelligence chief about...
Jul. 18, 2018

Hawaii officer dies after shooting as police hunt suspect

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Hawaii (AP) — A police officer on Hawaii's Big Island died after a shooting during a traffic stop Tuesday night and a manhunt is underway for the suspect,...
Jul. 18, 2018

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