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Georgia jailer tied to Norse white supremacist group resigns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 5:49am

A Georgia jailer has resigned after liberal activists uncovered his leadership of a religious group with white supremacist ties.

Mom accused of abusing, imprisoning kids reaches plea deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 5:47am

One of two Michigan parents accused of punishing their five children with whippings and confinement in a dark, locked bedroom described by one officer as a dungeon has pleaded guilty to child abuse.

3 North Carolina sheriffs to speak out against detainer bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:40am

Some North Carolina sheriffs who've refused to hold people who would otherwise be released from jail if federal agents say they might be in the country unlawfully are still opposed to updated legislation aiming to address the issue.

Dems get inside Trump inner circle with Hope Hicks interview

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:39am

The closed-door interview that House lawmakers have with Hope Hicks, a former communications director for President Donald Trump, marks the first time they are hearing from someone linked to his inner circle since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report.

Fishermen watch as great white shark makes off with bait

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:34am

Six sport fishermen had some competition as they tried to catch mako sharks for a tournament off the New Jersey shore.

'Alt-right' group founder may be nixed from rally lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 3:05am

The millionaire founder of an "alt-right" think tank may be dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit related to a deadly white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Delivery man who rescued girls from alleged abuse honored

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:33am

Kentucky police have honored a pizza delivery driver they say rescued two girls who were being abused by their father.

Teacher accused of making terroristic threat fights for job

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 11:43pm

A Georgia school teacher charged with making terroristic threats is fighting to keep her job after her school system didn't renew her contract.

Phoenix police chief promises change amid civil rights claim

Anita Snow, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 11:20pm

Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change in her department after being booed by some of hundreds of people gathered to discuss a videotaped police encounter that has caused a national outcry.

Jury deliberations to begin in NXIVM sex-trafficking case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 11:08pm

A jury is about to begin deliberating at the trial of the former leader of an upstate New York self-help group that prosecutors say branded women.

Seattle gives voters $100 to donate to favorite candidates

Tom James, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 11:04pm

On a muggy spring morning, Seattle City Council candidate Pat Murakami weaves through front yards and porches, knocking on doors in a gritty but gentrifying neighborhood.

Was dead militant war casualty or Navy SEAL's murder victim?

Julie Watson and Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:37pm

The photo shows a decorated Navy SEAL holding up the head of a dead Islamic State fighter by the hair while clenching a knife in his other hand.

House panel set to debate idea of reparations for slavery

Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:23pm

After more than a decade's absence, the case for reparations is returning to Capitol Hill, this time amid a growing discussion in the Democratic Party about what the country might owe to the descendants of slaves in the United States.

LA school board votes to end random searches

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:23pm

The nation's second-largest school moved Tuesday to end random metal-detector searches of students at secondary schools, a daily procedure that critics called ineffective, intrusive and offensive.

Active shooter scare at Honolulu airport delays flights

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:32pm

Flights were being delayed and hundreds of people were waiting to go through security screening at Honolulu's airport on Tuesday after an active shooter scare.

The Latest: LA school board votes to end random searches

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:14pm

The Latest on the Los Angeles school board voting on whether to ban random searches (all times local):

House votes to block military transgender ban

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:46pm

The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday night to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military service.

Trump rehashes gripes, rips 'radical' Dems in 2020 launch

Jill Colvin, Jonathan Lemire and Michael Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:33pm

Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a second term.

Feds: Vietnamese brothers can come to US to save brother

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:24pm

Federal officials who barred two Vietnamese brothers from coming to the U.S. to provide bone-marrow transplants that could save another sibling's life have reversed that decision.