California couple who shackled children face life in prison

California couple who shackled children face life in prison

A California couple who starved a dozen of their children and shackled some to beds face sentencing for years of abuse.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 8:11 PM AKDT
Brands roll with stoner 'holiday' as pot legalization grows

Brands roll with stoner 'holiday' as pot legalization grows

April 20 is the day stoners decades ago chose to celebrate their love of marijuana, but as pot legalization expands some mainstream brands are joining the party.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 8:41 PM AKDT
Columbine focuses on healing as questions loom after manhunt

Columbine focuses on healing as questions loom after manhunt

Authorities want to ensure that a Florida teenager who was obsessed with the Columbine school shooting was acting alone as dozens of Denver-area schools plan to reopen following a region-wide hunt for the young woman.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 9:21 PM AKDT
Judge scales back Weinstein suit, allows sex-traffic claim

Judge scales back Weinstein suit, allows sex-traffic claim

A New York judge has agreed to let a class-action lawsuit proceed with a sex-trafficking claim against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 11:31 AM AKDT
Report release an event unsuited to instant media world

Report release an event unsuited to instant media world

News organizations scrambled to summarize the findings of special counsel Mueller's report as cameras rolled.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 1:21 PM AKDT
St Patrick's suspect previously arrested at other cathedral

St Patrick's suspect previously arrested at other cathedral

A New Jersey man has been arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City with two cans of gasoline.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 9:41 PM AKDT
Aloha Poke claim revives Hawaiian culture protections push

Aloha Poke claim revives Hawaiian culture protections push

Hawaii lawmakers are considering adopting a resolution calling for the creation of legal protections for Native Hawaiian cultural intellectual property.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 9:31 PM AKDT
Private cargo ship brings Easter feast to the space station

Private cargo ship brings Easter feast to the space station

A private cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station following a 1 ½-day journey from Virginia.

Friday, April 19th 2019, 1:31 AM AKDT
Officer says partner fired before he could analyze threat

Officer says partner fired before he could analyze threat

The partner of a Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman who had called 911 testified Thursday that he heard a thump on the officers' squad car right before the shooting and feared a possible ambush.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 11:11 AM AKDT
Judge voids rules aimed at reforming ultra-Orthodox schools

Judge voids rules aimed at reforming ultra-Orthodox schools

A judge has struck down New York State Education Department guidelines aimed at reforming ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 12:51 PM AKDT
National Enquirer being sold to former newsstand mogul

National Enquirer being sold to former newsstand mogul

The National Enquirer is being sold to the former head of airport newsstand company.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 12:31 PM AKDT
Cancer-causing chemical taints water after California blaze

Cancer-causing chemical taints water after California blaze

Water officials say the drinking water in Paradise, California, which was decimated by a wildfire last year, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 10:01 AM AKDT
Thailand says US man's seasteading home violates sovereignty

Thailand says US man's seasteading home violates sovereignty

Thai authorities have raided a floating home in the Andaman Sea belonging to an American man and his Thai partner who sought to be pioneers in the "seasteading" movement.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 5:01 PM AKDT
California dispute threatens plan to protect Colorado River

California dispute threatens plan to protect Colorado River

A dispute between two major California water agencies is threatening to derail a hard-won agreement designed to protect a river that serves 40 million people in the U.S. West.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 3:11 PM AKDT
US astronaut to spend 11 months in space, set female record

US astronaut to spend 11 months in space, set female record

NASA astronaut will spend nearly a year aboard the International Space Station, setting a record for women.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 6:51 AM AKDT
America's 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies

America's 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies

NASA's first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, has died.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 10:51 AM AKDT
Chem professor on leave after Nazi gas chamber exam question

Chem professor on leave after Nazi gas chamber exam question

Middlebury College says a chemistry professor who asked students in a written exam to calculate the lethal dose of a poisonous gas used in Nazi gas chambers during the Holocaust has taken a leave from the college.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 10:31 AM AKDT
Scientists spur some activity in brains of slaughtered pigs

Scientists spur some activity in brains of slaughtered pigs

Scientists restore some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 9:11 AM AKDT
Eastern hellbender voted Pennsylvania's official amphibian

Eastern hellbender voted Pennsylvania's official amphibian

Pennsylvania is getting an official amphibian, a nocturnal salamander that can grow to be more than two feet long and is battling declining numbers across much of its range.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 11:51 AM AKDT
Minister at secretive N Carolina church sentenced for fraud

Minister at secretive N Carolina church sentenced for fraud

A minister at a secretive North Carolina church has been sentenced to 34 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $466,000 in restitution for his role in an unemployment fraud scheme involving businesses owned by church leaders.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 3:31 PM AKDT
Music program founder charged with lewd acts against girls

Music program founder charged with lewd acts against girls

The founder of a nonprofit group that was investigated over allegations it gave flutes possibly tainted with semen to schoolchildren has been charged with committing lewd acts on children.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 7:01 PM AKDT
Appeals court weighs Trump permit for Keystone XL pipeline

Appeals court weighs Trump permit for Keystone XL pipeline

U.S. Justice Department attorneys want an appeals court to let construction proceed on the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, but opponents say President Donald Trump is trying to skirt the law by issuing a new permit for the project.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 8:31 AM AKDT
Part of giant hammer artwork stolen in California returned

Part of giant hammer artwork stolen in California returned

Northern California authorities say that part of a giant hammer stolen last year has been returned.

Saturday, April 13th 2019, 9:21 AM AKDT
Was Trump trying to silence Cohen? Mueller wasn't sure

Was Trump trying to silence Cohen? Mueller wasn't sure

Special counsel Robert Mueller says some evidence suggests President Donald Trump may have tried to discourage his former fixer from cooperating with federal authorities.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 12:21 PM AKDT
Canadian sentenced to life in prison for US airport attack

Canadian sentenced to life in prison for US airport attack

Canadian man convicted of terrorism for nearly killing a Michigan airport police officer sentenced to life in prison after declaring he had no regrets, only wished he'd had a machine gun.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 9:41 AM AKDT
Doctors use HIV in gene therapy to fix 'bubble boy' disease

Doctors use HIV in gene therapy to fix 'bubble boy' disease

Eight babies who were born without a working germ-fighting system had their disease corrected by a gene therapy that ironically was made from one of the immune system's worst enemies, HIV.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 1:11 PM AKDT
Washington set to be 1st state with long-term care benefit

Washington set to be 1st state with long-term care benefit

Washington is poised to become the first state to establish a program creating a benefit to help offset long-term care.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 8:51 AM AKDT
McConnell proposes national minimum age of 21 for tobacco

McConnell proposes national minimum age of 21 for tobacco

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 nationally.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 8:11 AM AKDT
Citing safety, college cancels Polish conservative's speech

Citing safety, college cancels Polish conservative's speech

Middlebury College has canceled a lecture by a conservative Polish speaker out of safety concerns two years after the school was the site of a rowdy protest.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 11:41 AM AKDT
Poll: Church membership in US plummets over past 20 years

Poll: Church membership in US plummets over past 20 years

Gallup poll: The percentage of US adults who belong to a church or other religious institution has plunged by 20 percentage points over the past two decades, hitting a low of 50% last year.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 1:51 AM AKDT
More charges for man accused of claiming to be missing child

More charges for man accused of claiming to be missing child

An Ohio man accused of claiming to be a missing child from Illinois is facing new charges.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 7:01 AM AKDT
New data shows 4% drop in Puerto Rico population since Maria

New data shows 4% drop in Puerto Rico population since Maria

New Census data shows that Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane Maria _ what one demographer says is the greatest population drop in the recorded history of the island.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 10:31 PM AKDT
Electric scooters have zipped by docked bikes in popularity

Electric scooters have zipped by docked bikes in popularity

Electric scooters are overtaking station-based bicycles as the most popular form of shared transportation outside transit and cars.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 9:41 AM AKDT
Despite recusal, prosecutor told deputy Smollett overcharged

Despite recusal, prosecutor told deputy Smollett overcharged

Text messages show Chicago prosecutor told her top deputy that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was a "washed up celeb" who was overcharged.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 5:41 AM AKDT
Central Florida cities among fastest growing in US

Central Florida cities among fastest growing in US

Cities along Florida's Interstate 4 corridor were some of the fastest growing in the United States last year.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 8:21 PM AKDT
Court sets hearing on Trump administration's asylum policy

Court sets hearing on Trump administration's asylum policy

A federal appeals court scheduled a hearing next week over whether to stop the Trump administration from forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for immigration court hearings.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 3:51 PM AKDT
YouTube's Notre Dame-9/11 flub highlights AI's blind spots

YouTube's Notre Dame-9/11 flub highlights AI's blind spots

Internet users who tuned in to YouTube to watch live video of Notre Dame Cathedral on fire might have been surprised to see background information about 9/11 attached to the footage.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 11:41 AM AKDT
US halts sales of pelvic mesh tied to injuries in women

US halts sales of pelvic mesh tied to injuries in women

US orders two companies to stop selling pelvic mesh long tied to injuries in women.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 9:41 AM AKDT
University freshman dead after suspected fraternity hazing

University freshman dead after suspected fraternity hazing

A university student in upstate New York has died following suspected hazing last week that led to a suspension of fraternity and sorority activities.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 10:31 AM AKDT
Writers guild sues talent agencies in heated Hollywood fight

Writers guild sues talent agencies in heated Hollywood fight

The Writers Guild of America is suing Hollywood's four biggest talent agencies in the latest and boldest move in an increasingly bitter fight between the two sides.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 11:01 AM AKDT
Celeb or stranger? Study weighs Americans' interest in birds

Celeb or stranger? Study weighs Americans' interest in birds

A new study uses Google searches to assess how interested Americans are in 621 bird species.

Monday, April 15th 2019, 11:01 AM AKDT
Some polls show parents' growing fears of dangers at school

Some polls show parents' growing fears of dangers at school

The deadly attack at Columbine High School in 1999 seemed to usher in a new era of school shootings.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 9:51 PM AKDT
Judge bars release of Kraft massage videos before hearing

Judge bars release of Kraft massage videos before hearing

Prosecutors say they plan to release undercover video of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and others allegedly receiving sex acts at a Florida massage parlor, but it will likely be up to a judge when or if it's released.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 12:31 PM AKDT
Former Michigan trooper convicted in teen's Taser death

Former Michigan trooper convicted in teen's Taser death

A former Michigan state trooper who fired his Taser at a Detroit teenager on an all-terrain vehicle has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 10:51 AM AKDT
Florida teenager obsessed with Columbine takes her own life

Florida teenager obsessed with Columbine takes her own life

Schools in the Denver area are on heightened alert after authorities say a woman who is "infatuated" with the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School made threats just days before the 20th anniversary of the attack that killed 13 people.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 9:21 PM AKDT
Military academies begin to follow military transgender ban

Military academies begin to follow military transgender ban

The U.S. Naval Academy will ban people who are transgender from attending the school.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 8:01 AM AKDT
Arizona latest state to shield lottery winners' names

Arizona latest state to shield lottery winners' names

Arizona is joining a growing number of states that are allowing winners of big lottery jackpots to stay anonymous.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 4:31 PM AKDT
Beyoncé drops surprise new album

Beyoncé drops surprise new album

Beyoncé has surprised her fans by releasing a soundtrack to her Netflix documentary "Homecoming.".

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 7:51 AM AKDT
Time releases its 100 most influential people issue

Time releases its 100 most influential people issue

Actress Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Saleh are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time's annual "100 Most Influential People in the World" issue.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 7:31 AM AKDT
Man accused in Tennessee kidnapping apprehended in Texas

Man accused in Tennessee kidnapping apprehended in Texas

Authorities in Texas have apprehended a car salesman accused of kidnapping a paralyzed Tennessee man and forcing him to hand over nearly $200,000 cash.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 11:31 AM AKDT
Idaho governor has unfettered chance to cut state rules

Idaho governor has unfettered chance to cut state rules

Republican Gov. Brad Little says Idahoans can trust him to do the right thing after the Legislature handed him sweeping authority to eliminate thousands of state-approved rules going back decades that touch on just about every aspect of daily life.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 3:01 PM AKDT
Parole granted for driver in deadly 1981 Brink's heist

Parole granted for driver in deadly 1981 Brink's heist

Former radical activist Judith Clark has been granted parole after serving more than 37 years behind bars for her role as getaway driver in a deadly 1981 Brink's armored truck robbery in New York.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 12:51 PM AKDT
Appeal focuses on Newtown officials' actions before shooting

Appeal focuses on Newtown officials' actions before shooting

A Connecticut appeals court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit alleging Sandy Hook Elementary School officials failed to order a lockdown that could have saved lives before a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators in 2012.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 2:11 AM AKDT
Cuomo: NY to waive tuition for fallen service members' kids

Cuomo: NY to waive tuition for fallen service members' kids

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state will grant free state tuition and room and board to the families of New York military members who are killed or disabled while performing their official duties.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 10:31 AM AKDT
Texas man dies after killing neighbor, setting house ablaze

Texas man dies after killing neighbor, setting house ablaze

Authorities in San Antonio say a man assaulted his wife, fatally shot a neighbor and set his house on fire before dying in a hail of gunfire with police.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 12:51 PM AKDT
Correction: CBD Goes Mainstream story

Correction: CBD Goes Mainstream story

Retailers are taking advantage of the booming CBD industry even as its legal status and health benefits remain murky.

Sunday, April 14th 2019, 9:51 PM AKDT
Trump signs Colorado River drought plan

Trump signs Colorado River drought plan

President Donald Trump has signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 4:51 PM AKDT
ICE arresting, deporting fewer people due to border surge

ICE arresting, deporting fewer people due to border surge

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it's arresting and deporting fewer immigrants because the agency is devoting more resources to the surging numbers of migrant families crossing the southern border.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 1:11 PM AKDT
Fashion capital New York considers banning sale of fur

Fashion capital New York considers banning sale of fur

A burgeoning movement to outlaw fur is seeking to make its biggest statement yet in the fashion mecca of New York City.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 3:11 AM AKDT
Harris, Booker miss most votes of senators running in 2020

Harris, Booker miss most votes of senators running in 2020

Kamala Harris and Cory Booker miss most votes of senators running in 2020, according to an Associated Press analysis of congressional data.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 9:11 AM AKDT
North Carolina 'born-alive' abortion bill wins final passage

North Carolina 'born-alive' abortion bill wins final passage

North Carolina lawmakers have given final passage to a bill to require doctors and nurses to care for babies born alive during a failed late-term abortion.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 2:41 PM AKDT
Asylum seekers who show credible fear not eligible for bond

Asylum seekers who show credible fear not eligible for bond

Detained asylum seekers who have shown they have a credible fear of returning to their country will no longer be able to ask a judge to grant them bond.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 5:01 PM AKDT
Teen shaken as infant dies; father now charged with homicide

Teen shaken as infant dies; father now charged with homicide

A father convicted of assaulting his infant daughter years ago is now charged with criminal homicide following the teenager's death.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 10:21 AM AKDT
Jurors cry as prosecutor describes fatal attack on officers

Jurors cry as prosecutor describes fatal attack on officers

Trial has begun for a man accused of killing 2 California police officers in an ambush-style attack.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 12:01 PM AKDT
Army Corps takes heat in wake of Missouri River flooding

Army Corps takes heat in wake of Missouri River flooding

This spring's massive flooding along the Missouri River unearthed bitter criticism of the federal agency that manages the river while causing more than $3 billion in damage.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 8:41 PM AKDT
For-profit jail, family settle Arkansas inmate death lawsuit

For-profit jail, family settle Arkansas inmate death lawsuit

Lawyers have reached an undisclosed settlement in a federal lawsuit in which the family of an Arkansas man alleged employees of a for-profit jail left him to die in his cell as his health deteriorated.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 10:01 AM AKDT
Can he win? Sanders makes case he can take back the Midwest

Can he win? Sanders makes case he can take back the Midwest

The question of whether Bernie Sanders is electable is at the forefront of his second presidential campaign.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 7:51 AM AKDT
Trauma for cops after school shootings is largely unstudied

Trauma for cops after school shootings is largely unstudied

Twenty years after Columbine, states are beginning to recognize psychological impact of mass shootings on police officers.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 9:51 PM AKDT
Indigenous leaders want less drilling near sacred sites

Indigenous leaders want less drilling near sacred sites

Advocates for greater restrictions on oil and natural gas drilling near ancient Native American cultural sites in the American Southwest are urging members of Congress to establish broader safeguards.

Sunday, April 14th 2019, 9:11 PM AKDT
With billions to spend, feds unsure who lacks broadband

With billions to spend, feds unsure who lacks broadband

A $4.5 billion federal grant program to improve broadband internet access in rural America has been stymied by flawed maps, and a group of U.S. senators is pushing to make sure the government knows where help is needed the most.

Monday, April 15th 2019, 5:31 AM AKDT
Southern California town votes to keep flag on police cars

Southern California town votes to keep flag on police cars

The hue and cry over a brightly colored American flag graphic on police cars has leaders in a small coastal Southern California city considering whether to tone down the design.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 8:11 AM AKDT
Co-owner of business where 4 slain says she has no clue why

Co-owner of business where 4 slain says she has no clue why

The co-owner of a North Dakota business where four people including her husband were slain says she and others have no idea why the suspect would target anyone at the company.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 8:51 PM AKDT
Godiva moves beyond chocolate to open 2,000 cafes

Godiva moves beyond chocolate to open 2,000 cafes

Godiva is looking beyond its iconic gold gift box of chocolates to open 2,000 cafes.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 8:31 PM AKDT
Study finds diabetes drug may prevent, slow kidney disease

Study finds diabetes drug may prevent, slow kidney disease

A new study shows that a drug used to help control blood sugar in people with diabetes also can help prevent or slow kidney disease.

Sunday, April 14th 2019, 4:11 PM AKDT
The Latest: Miami Beach teen seen as threatening Columbine

The Latest: Miami Beach teen seen as threatening Columbine

Schools in the Denver area are on heightened alert after authorities say a woman who is "infatuated" with the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School made threats just days before the 20th anniversary of the attack that killed 13 people.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 10:51 PM AKDT
California school district changing name tied to Confederacy

California school district changing name tied to Confederacy

The Dixie School District board is.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 9:01 PM AKDT
Woman sues Chinese billionaire Liu for alleged rape

Woman sues Chinese billionaire Liu for alleged rape

A woman who says JD.com founder Richard Liu raped her in Minneapolis is suing the Chinese billionaire and his company.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 1:21 PM AKDT
'Mary Tyler Moore Show' actress Georgia Engel dies at 70

'Mary Tyler Moore Show' actress Georgia Engel dies at 70

A friend of Georgia Engel, the actress who was part of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," says she has died at age 70.

Monday, April 15th 2019, 6:31 PM AKDT
The Latest: FBI says armed woman 'infatuated' with Columbine

The Latest: FBI says armed woman 'infatuated' with Columbine

Authorities say tightened security at Columbine High School and about a dozen other Denver-area schools is related to an FBI probe.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 12:41 PM AKDT
FBI looks for woman 'infatuated' with Columbine shooting

FBI looks for woman 'infatuated' with Columbine shooting

Columbine High School and about a dozen other schools are on lockdown as law enforcement says it is investigating what appears to be a credible threat possibly involving the schools.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 11:41 AM AKDT
Suspect in attack on boy at Mall of America held on $2M bail

Suspect in attack on boy at Mall of America held on $2M bail

A man accused of throwing a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America said little during his first court appearance.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 11:31 AM AKDT
Trump, death penalty, immigration mark Newsom's 1st 100 days

Trump, death penalty, immigration mark Newsom's 1st 100 days

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has traveled to Central America, feuded with the president and pledged bold action on housing in his first 100 days.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 2:21 PM AKDT
Prosecutors: Wisconsin teen typed plan to kill grandparents

Prosecutors: Wisconsin teen typed plan to kill grandparents

Prosecutors say a 17-year-old accused of killing his grandparents in eastern Wisconsin typed out plans for the shootings.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 1:11 PM AKDT
Former US Interior boss parlays post into private career

Former US Interior boss parlays post into private career

Ryan Zinke, the former Trump Cabinet official in charge of the country's natural resources, has landed a more than $100,000-a-year job with a Nevada gold-mining firm.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 11:01 AM AKDT
LA Archdiocese agrees to $8M payment in sex abuse case

LA Archdiocese agrees to $8M payment in sex abuse case

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has agreed to pay an $8 million settlement to a teenager who was sexually abused by the athletic director at her Catholic school.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 11:51 AM AKDT
In California, giant Stratolaunch jet flies for first time

In California, giant Stratolaunch jet flies for first time

A giant six-engine aircraft with the world's longest wingspan has taken off from California on its first flight.

Saturday, April 13th 2019, 8:41 AM AKDT
Tribes denounce North Dakota ID law in congressional hearing

Tribes denounce North Dakota ID law in congressional hearing

Native American leaders in North Dakota say actions by state and local officials are impeding tribal voters, decades after the 1965 Voting Rights Act aimed to eliminate barriers for minority voters.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 12:21 PM AKDT
US wants to build more tents at border to detain migrants

US wants to build more tents at border to detain migrants

The U.S. government is working to open two new large tent facilities to temporarily detain up to 1,000 migrant near the southern border.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 4:11 PM AKDT
Breyer finds hope, optimism in Notre Dame rebuilding effort

Breyer finds hope, optimism in Notre Dame rebuilding effort

Deeply moved, Justice Stephen Breyer finds hope, optimism in Notre Dame rebuilding effort.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 2:51 PM AKDT
Judge wants faster identification of separated families

Judge wants faster identification of separated families

A federal judge says he's inclined to believe the Trump administration can identify potentially thousands of children who were separated from their families at the border in less time than the one to two years it wants but is reluctant to set deadlines.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 1:51 PM AKDT
Minnesota cop's trial raises questions about code of silence

Minnesota cop's trial raises questions about code of silence

Testimony in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman has raised questions about whether officers were trying to protect one of their own.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 10:11 AM AKDT
Nebraska's tough approach to medical marijuana may backfire

Nebraska's tough approach to medical marijuana may backfire

Nebraska's conservative lawmakers are again expected to reject a measure calling for highly regulated medical marijuana, but that likely won't end of the issue.

Monday, April 15th 2019, 9:01 AM AKDT
Redaction nation: US history brims with partial deletions

Redaction nation: US history brims with partial deletions

Since Robert Mueller turned in his report on alleged ties between Russian officials and Donald Trump presidential campaign, "redacted" has become a national buzzword.

Monday, April 15th 2019, 8:11 PM AKDT
Prosecutor: 'No common sense' in Michigan cop's use of Taser

Prosecutor: 'No common sense' in Michigan cop's use of Taser

A prosecutor urged jurors to convict a former Michigan State Police trooper of second-degree murder in the death of a Detroit teen, saying there wasn't a "lick of common sense" in firing a Taser at a boy riding an all-terrain vehicle.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 11:11 AM AKDT
Mining project on federal lands hires former Interior head

Mining project on federal lands hires former Interior head

Ryan Zinke, the former Trump Cabinet official in charge of the country's natural resources, has landed a more than $100,000-a-year job with a Nevada gold-mining firm.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 8:01 AM AKDT
Emotional eulogies highlight funeral of SC's Fritz Hollings

Emotional eulogies highlight funeral of SC's Fritz Hollings

Mourners are gathering to say goodbye to South Carolina's Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings, one of the last larger-than-life Democrats who once dominated the politics of the South.

Monday, April 15th 2019, 9:11 PM AKDT
Trump to hold April 27 rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Trump to hold April 27 rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin

President Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Wisconsin on the night of the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 8:31 AM AKDT
Gun control group targets Nevada sheriffs over new law

Gun control group targets Nevada sheriffs over new law

A gun control lobbying organization on Tuesday made Nevada the latest Western state where it is trying to show that gun rights groups are behind a "Second Amendment sanctuary" drive.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 12:21 PM AKDT
Lawyers doubt competency of man accused of fighting for IS

Lawyers doubt competency of man accused of fighting for IS

Attorneys for a Detroit-area man accused of providing support to the Islamic State group say their client might be incompetent to stand trial on terrorism charges.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 9:31 AM AKDT
Officials say evidence points to church fire suspect

Officials say evidence points to church fire suspect

The white suspect in three recent arson fires that destroyed African American churches in Louisiana is scheduled for a bond hearing.

Sunday, April 14th 2019, 9:31 PM AKDT

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