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PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, a conservative anti-abortion Republican, has resigned after revealing that he discussed surrogacy with two female staffers. One former aide told The Associated Press that the congressman pressured her to carry his child and once offered her...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Even as it clashes with American Indians over reductions to national monuments in the Southwest, the Trump administration is engaging with a Montana tribe over the creation of a new monument next to its reservation. The Blackfeet Indian Tribe has long...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A case involving an Oklahoma City man killed two days after he was sentenced to probation for his second domestic abuse conviction in six months highlights a common struggle for authorities: how to stop abusers when victims won't testify, a prosecutor and...
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner raised eyebrows, then questions about whether he misspoke after he declared "I am not in charge" of the state. Now it looks like the comment could haunt him all the way until Election Day. The Republican, who's seeking his second term in...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man charged with the stabbing deaths of two commuters on a Portland light-rail train was on "autopilot" and wasn't fully aware of his actions until he heard passengers screaming that he was killing people, according to a psychological evaluation unsealed...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Assemblyman Matt Dababneh announced Friday that he's resigning amid an investigation into a lobbyist's allegation he sexually assaulted her in a bathroom last year. Dababneh again denied the allegation in his resignation letter, but said he...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man charged with the stabbing deaths of two commuters on a Portland light-rail train was on "autopilot" and wasn't fully aware of his actions until he heard passengers screaming that he was killing people, according to a psychological evaluation unsealed...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma prosecutor announced Friday that he won't charge a police officer who fatally shot a deaf man, determining the killing was legally justified after the man aggressively approached the officer while armed with a 2-foot metal pipe. Oklahoma County...
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities have released the unedited video of an Arizona police officer fatally shooting an unarmed man outside his hotel room as officers responded to a call that someone there was pointing a gun out a window. The 18-minute body-camera video was released...