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A year after shooting, GOP lawmakers hold firm on gun rights

June 13, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the year since House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others were shot at a congressional baseball practice, mass shootings have occurred at a Texas church, a Las Vegas music... more »»

Lawsuits: Congressional maps dilute black voters in 3 states

June 13, 2018

A Democratic political group launched a legal campaign Wednesday to create additional majority-minority congressional districts in three Southern states, claiming the current maps discriminate... more »»

2 gamers plead not guilty in Kansas 'swatting' death

June 13, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Two online gamers whose alleged dispute over a $1. more »»

St. Paul raccoon set free after scaling 25-story tower

June 13, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A raccoon that became an internet sensation by scaling a 25-story office tower in downtown St. Paul was safely trapped Wednesday and released back into the wild. more »»

NASA rover knocked out as gigantic dust storm envelops Mars

June 13, 2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA rover on Mars has been knocked out by gigantic dust storm that envelops the planet and blots out the sun. more »»

Mayor nixes move to ban media, non-residents from meetings

June 13, 2018

PAINT ROCK, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama mayor has backed down from an attempt to bar the media and out-of-towners from attending council meetings in her tiny, rural town. more »»

Nevada pimp wins GOP primary, rejoices with Hollywood madam

June 13, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Pimp Dennis Hof, owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada and star of the HBO adult reality series "Cathouse," won a Republican primary for the state Legislature on Tuesday... more »»

Wildfires destroy Utah homes, prompt Colorado evacuations

June 13, 2018

DENVER (AP) — A fast-moving brush fire destroyed eight homes in the Utah tourist town of Moab, while more than 3,000 people in Colorado and Wyoming fled multiple wildfires scorching the... more »»

Arizona man convicted in 2015 Texas attack seeks new trial

June 13, 2018

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona man convicted of helping plot a 2015 attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in suburban Dallas is seeking a new trial, arguing prosecutors did not reveal that an... more »»

Genealogies of Mayflower passengers helps find descendants

June 13, 2018

BOSTON (AP) — Figuring out whether you're a descendant of a Pilgrim is now just a mouse click away. more »»

Volkswagen to pay Vermont $6.5 million in emissions lawsuit

June 13, 2018

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The state of Vermont and people who bought certain Volkswagen diesel models that were rigged to cheat on emissions tests will be getting a total of $6. more »»

No charges as FBI ends 'excessive force' probe

June 13, 2018

AGAWAM, Mass. (AP) — The FBI is ending its investigation into a group of western Massachusetts police officers for allegedly using excessive force against a prisoner.

Masslive. more »»

St. Paul raccoon reaches roof after scaling 25-story tower

June 13, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A raccoon that became an internet sensation by scaling a 25-story office tower in downtown St. more »»

Border chief: Agent shot at close range in stable condition

June 13, 2018

PHOENIX (AP) — The wounded U.S. more »»

FBI agent charged in club shooting allowed to travel

June 13, 2018

DENVER (AP) — An off-duty FBI agent who investigators say accidentally fired a weapon that fell while he was dancing at a Denver club and wounded another patron in the leg is allowed to travel... more »»

APNewsBreak: Report blames 'complacency' for prison stabbing

June 13, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Staff complacency, supervision problems, and outdated security policies and orders are among problems identified at Ohio's highest-security prisons following an attack on a... more »»

 
 

 

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