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  • Crosses part of memorial for Texas school shooting victims

    28 minutes ago

    (AP) SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Crosses and flowers are part of a memorial for 10 people slain this spring in a shooting at a Texas school. The Galveston County Daily News reports that dedication ceremonies were held Saturday at Marantha ...

  • Dozens hurt in floor collapse at S. Carolina apartment party

    2 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — New outlets report that some 30 people were hurt when a floor collapsed early Sunday during a party at an apartment in South Carolina near the campus of Clemson University. Video posted on social media shows a ...

  • 2 men charged in Georgia officer's shooting death

    9 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two teen-aged suspects have been charged, including one who is still being sought by police, in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked ...

  • AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

    11 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) Trump says US will pull out of intermediate range nuke pact ELKO, Nevada (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he will exit a landmark arms control agreement the United States signed with the former Soviet Union, saying that Russia ...

  • Warren ancestry highlights how tribes decide membership

    12 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Jon Rios traces his ancestry to the Pima people of Arizona, but he has no tribal enrollment card and lives hundreds of miles away in Colorado. He has no interest in meeting any federally imposed requirements ...

  • Utah officials: DUI suspected in head-on crash, 6 dead

    12 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) HEBER, Utah (AP) — A truck crossed a highway median in Utah and collided with a pickup truck traveling in the opposite direction, killing all six men in the pickup in an accident authorities suspect may was caused by alcohol ...

  • The Latest: No charges yet in Georgia officer's slaying

    13 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Authorities say multiple people have been interviewed about their possible involvement in the shooting death of a George police officer, ...

  • Georgia officer fatally shot near school; suspects run away

    14 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer has been fatally shot while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school. News outlets report multiple law enforcement agencies are searching for suspects following the Saturday afternoon shooting near ...

  • Alaska governor says he quit race to boost Democrat

    19 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Bill Walker's surprising announcement that he was quitting his bid for re-election with less than 21 days to go was an effort to boost Democratic rival Mark Begich's chances of beating Republican Mike Dunleavy. ...

  • Detroit police find 63 fetuses in funeral home amid probe

    19 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — Police removed the remains of 63 fetuses from a Detroit funeral home and regulators shuttered the business amid a widening investigation of alleged improprieties at local funeral homes. Detroit police Chief James Craig said officers found 36 ...

  • Correction: Election 2018-House-Border story

    20 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) COLUMBUS, N.M. (AP) — In a story Oct. 19 about U.S. House races along the Southern border, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Nancy Pelosi as U.S. House majority leader. She is the minority leader. A corrected version of the ...

  • The Latest: Alaska governor seeks to boost Begich's odds

    22 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the Alaska governor's race (all times local): 9:40 a.m. Alaska Gov. Bill Walker dropped his re-election bid in hopes of boosting Democratic rival Mark Begich's chances of beating Republican Mike Dunleavy. Walker, an ...

  • Body found in Texas lake was of woman missing days earlier

    22 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) JUNCTION, Texas (AP) — Texas officials say a body found this past week in a rain-swollen lake is that of an Alabama woman who had gone missing Oct. 8 when floodwaters overwhelmed an RV park. Burnet County sheriff's officials said ...

  • Workers take dive into deep doo to unclog sewer pumps

    23 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Divers spent two days deep inside a South Carolina sewer, pulling out huge balls of oily, black used wet wipes and baby wipes that had clogged intake pumps. The Charleston Water System posted pictures of the ...

  • The top 10 largest US Jackpots

    23 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) Lottery players will have a chance at winning an estimated $1.6 billion jackpot in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing, which would tie the largest lottery prize in U.S. history. Here is a look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots that ...

  • AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

    1 day, 11 hours ago

    (AP) Saudis blame 'fistfight' for Jamal Khashoggi's death ISTANBUL (AP) — Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a "fistfight" in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, the kingdom claimed early Saturday, finally admitting that the writer had been slain at its diplomatic ...

  • No Mega Millions winner, jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion

    1 day, 6 hours ago

    (AP) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — No one won the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to a staggering $1.6 billion. Mega Millions officials say no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the estimated $1 billion grand prize ...

  • Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion after no winning ticket sold in Friday night's drawing

    1 day, 6 hours ago

    (AP) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion after no winning ticket sold in Friday night's drawing.

  • Trump's campaign mode revives fiery immigration talk

    1 day, 10 hours ago

    (AP) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Donald Trump fueled his 2016 campaign with fiery immigration rhetoric, visions of hordes flowing across the border to assault Americans and steal their jobs. Now, in the final weeks before midterm elections, he's back at it ...

  • Trump: Saudi arrests in Khashoggi death 'a good first step'

    1 day, 11 hours ago

    (AP) LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. (AP) — President Donald Trump says Saudi Arabia's announcement that suspects are in custody in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggiis a "good first step" and said he would work with Congress on a U.S. ...

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