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The Latest: Official: Nevada has drugs needed for…

A prisons official says Nevada has a date and the drugs needed to carry out its first execution in 12 years

Heavy rains bring floods to areas of Texas hit by…

Heavy rains along the Texas coast have caused flooding in areas that were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey less than a year ago

TSA Homes In On Powder In Carry-On Bags

After a renewed focus on security screening for carry-on bags, the TSA is taking a closer look at powders.

5 Michigan siblings to join military, including…

Five Michigan siblings, including quadruplets, who just graduated high school are set to join the Armed Forces

Police fatally shoot 17-year-old boy fleeing…

Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop in a confrontation partly captured on video shot from a nearby home

In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family…

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the border illegally.

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California Bill To Change Standard On Police…

Assembly Bill 931 — also known as the Police Accountability and Community Protection Act — passed its first policy committee Tuesday.

Illinois coroner who withheld poor people's remains resigns

A western Illinois coroner is resigning after facing criticism over his practice of keeping poor people's remains until their relatives could pay $1,000

Ex-NAACP chief who posed as black pleads not…

A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was exposed as a white woman pretending to be black has pleaded not guilty to welfare fraud

Lawsuit: Georgia is denying equal access for deaf…

A federal lawsuit accuses Georgia of not doing enough to accommodate deaf and hard of hearing people while they're in prison and after they're released

Washington, D.C., Approves Controversial Wage…

Opponents worry it'll cost business owners and therefore customers and workers, but supporters say it'll make the worker's lives easier.

Alaska authorities seek bear in mauling

Authorities in Anchorage say one person was mauled by a bear while searching for a missing hiker near Alaska's largest city

Kentucky judge strikes down new pension overhaul…

A Kentucky judge has struck down a new public pension overhaul law that angered thousands of teachers who marched on the state Capitol and closed dozens of school districts in protest

Cardinal McCarrick, ex-archbishop, hit with abuse…

The retired Archbishop of Washington, D.C., has been removed from public ministry over an allegation that he sexually abused a teenager while a priest in New York more than 40 years ago

North Korea To Return Remains Of Up To 200 US…

The decision to repatriate the remains of U.S. soldiers was announced at the summit in Singapore.

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The Latest: Police identify teen fatally shot while fleeing

Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop in a confrontation partly captured on video shot from a nearby home

Suit dismissed over faulty gun check before…

A judge dismissed a lawsuit against the FBI for a faulty background check that allowed Dylann Roof to buy the gun he used to kill nine people in a racist attack at a South Carolina church

Prosecutor: Greed corrupted ex-state Senate…

A prosecutor said at a trial's opening that greed led a New York Senate leader to pressure companies that relied on state legislation to funnel over $300,000 to his adult son

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Plans To Block Trump's CFPB…

Warren says she wants to see documents related to Kathy Kraninger's role in implementing the controversial "zero-tolerance" immigration policy.

Video shows teen throwing whiskey bottle at van, hitting boy

A teenager has been caught on surveillance video in Philadelphia throwing a whiskey bottle at a passing van, shattering a window and hitting a 10-year-old boy in the head

Chicago teen eligible for parole next April in…

A Chicago teen who pleaded guilty to murder after shooting another 14-year-old in a fight over a boy will be eligible for parole in April 2019

AP Explains: Where do kids split from parents go?

The government hasn't worked out a streamlined way to reunite kids and parents separated at the border under the new zero-tolerance policy requiring all immigrants who cross the border illegally to be prosecuted

NYC Wants To Cut Down Arrests For Smoking Pot In…

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday that most people caught smoking in public will get a ticket instead of being arrested.

Remains of Civil War soldiers found in pit of severed limbs

Researchers find remains of 2 Civil War soldiers buried in surgeon's pit with batch of severed limbs on a Virginia battlefield

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Body of child washed ashore identified, mother…

Texas authorities have identified a dead child found washed ashore in South Texas eight months ago and accused the child's mother and her girlfriend of dumping his body

Children arriving on border await fate in…

Children arriving on border await fate in nation's complex, backlogged immigration courts

It'll Soon Be Easier For Small Businesses To Get…

The Labor Department released a new rule that expands the way small businesses and individuals can band together to buy health insurance.