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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton was meeting Friday with Republican activists in the early presidential testing ground of Iowa, walking a delicate path by raising his national political profile at a time of turmoil for Donald Trump's White House. The 40-yer-...
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — A disgraced California police officer at the heart of a police department sex scandal involving a teen prostitute behaved "like a pimp" with her, a judge said at hearing in which he ordered the former officer to be tried on a felony charge of obstruction...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man on Friday admitted to killing two Des Moines-area police officers who were ambushed as they sat in their patrol cars. Scott Michael Greene withdrew his not guilty plea at a morning hearing and pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A century-old document found inside a box of unarchived records in a southern New Mexico county is shedding a little more light on the shooting death of the Old West lawman who gained fame for killing Billy the Kid. Dated July 9, 1908, the nearly...
Key events in the saga of Anthony Weiner, the former New York congressman who pleaded guilty Friday to transmitting sexual material to a minor: ___ 1998 Nov. 3: Weiner, a Democrat, is elected to Congress. ___ 2005 Sept 13: Weiner comes in second in a bid for the Democratic...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has departed for his maiden overseas trip as president amid the controversy surrounding investigations into whether his campaign associates collaborated with Russia to sway the election. Air Force One departed Friday from Joint Base...
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A Christian man who had been living in the United States for 16 years after fleeing religious persecution in Indonesia has been deported back to the country, immigration officials said. Arino Massie was deported to Indonesia on Thursday after being held at...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A San Antonio firefighter was killed and two others were seriously hurt while battling a blaze at a strip mall that grew so intense that fire crews were forced to retreat as parts of the building collapsed. Fire Chief Charles Hood said firefighters entered the...
NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of mowing down a crowd of Times Square pedestrians, killing a teenage tourist, said that he wanted to "kill them all" and that officers should have shot him to stop him, prosecutors said Friday. Richard Rojas, 26, appeared subdued during a brief...