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Mueller to testify publicly before House committees July 17

Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:56pm

Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before two House committees after Democrats issued subpoenas to compel him to appear, the chairmen of the two committees announced Tuesday.

Democrat-led House OKs $4.5 billion bill aiding migrants at southern border, tightening oversight of detained children

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:51pm

Democrat-led House OKs $4.5 billion bill aiding migrants at southern border, tightening oversight of detained children.

Special counsel Robert Mueller will testify publicly before House panels July 17 after being subpoenaed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:10pm

Special counsel Robert Mueller will testify publicly before House panels July 17 after being subpoenaed.

California ends use of out-of-state prisons after 13 years

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:56pm

Thirteen years after California began exporting thousands of felons to private prisons across the nation, the last convict boarded a bus back to California on Tuesday.

The Latest: Mass RMV head resigns over crash that killed 7

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:47pm

The Latest on a deadly collision between a truck and motorcycles in rural New Hampshire (all times local):

Hawaii skydiving crash victims included young couple, sailor

Caleb Jones and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:45pm

All 11 people on board a skydiving plane died when it crashed and burned at a small airfield north of Honolulu last week. It was the worst civilian aviation accident in the U.S. since 2011.

Massachusetts official says driver in crash that killed 7 should have had license revoked before wreck; RMV head resigns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:43pm

Massachusetts official says driver in crash that killed 7 should have had license revoked before wreck; RMV head resigns.

Judge allows Democrats' lawsuit against Trump to proceed

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:32pm

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a lawsuit that accuses President Trump of profiting off the presidency in violation of the Constitution's emoluments clause can move forward.

The Latest: Separate probe considered for Virginia shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:21pm

The Latest on a possible independent investigation into the Virginia Beach shooting (all times local):

Mother arrested after 12-year-old fatally shoots twin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:21pm

Authorities in Southern California say a woman has been arrested after her 12-year-old son accidentally shot and killed his twin brother.

Trump protocol chief out ahead of major summit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 5:51pm

President Donald Trump's chief of protocol, Sean Lawler, is leaving the administration ahead of Trump's departure for the Group of 20 summit meeting in Japan.

State auditor general to run for US House, Democrats say

Marc Levy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 5:32pm

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is telling fellow Democrats that he's going to run for Congress in a Harrisburg-area district that's in Republican hands, two Democratic Party figures told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

House Democrats told they're too focused on impeachment

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 5:30pm

House Democrats convened privately Tuesday to discuss campaign issues and heard a sobering assessment: They're seen as too focused on impeachment of President Donald Trump and voters are not hearing enough about their work on other issues.

Trump endorses North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis

Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 5:24pm

President Donald Trump endorsed North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis on Tuesday, delivering a significant political asset for the first-term Republican senator already facing a primary challenge for his reelection next year in the closely divided state.

Brian Head's boil water advisory expected to be lifted soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 5:22pm

The boil water advisory for the small Utah town of Brian Head after E. coli bacteria was detected in drinking water is expected to be lifted soon.

Father of slain California officer praises department

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 5:09pm

The father of a slain California officer says he will never blame authorities for her death after it took 45 minutes to rescue her as a man with a high-powered rifle kept them at bay.

Judge OKs execution of South Dakota man in 1993 slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 4:54pm

A South Dakota judge has signed off on the execution of a man convicted of stabbing a former co-worker to death during a doughnut shop burglary in 1993.

The Latest: Corrections officials say progress being made

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 4:52pm

The Latest on a survey of solitary confinement prisoners by criminal justice advocacy groups in Louisiana (all times local):

Florida zoo cited after worker injured by white rhino

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 4:52pm

A Florida zoo has been fined more than $14,500 after a worker was injured by a 4,000-pound (1,800-kilogram) white rhinoceros earlier this year.