20 years after school attack, Columbine remembers…

A Colorado community is marking the 20th anniversary of the attack on Columbine High School that killed 13 people and injured 24 others with community service projects and a remembrance ceremony

Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring…

A strong storm system barreling through the South has killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and was threatening tornadoes in large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia

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Undersheriff: Teen's death likely preceded…

An undersheriff who led the search for a Florida teen whose actions prompted tightened security at Columbine High School says she likely killed herself before police launched a massive manhunt

Judge: Resumption of US coal sales by Trump needs…

A federal judge in Montana says the Trump administration failed to consider the environmental effects of resuming coal sales from federal lands, but stopped short of halting future sales

Prosecutor: No charges against Arkansas officer in shooting

Prosecutors have declined to file charges against a Little Rock police officer who fatally shot a man by firing at least 15 times into the windshield as the car was in motion.

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The Latest: Lawyer: Shackled children want normal…

Parents who starved 12 of their children and kept some shackled to beds in their California home have been sentenced to up to life in prison

Fake news? Mueller isn't buying it

Special counsel Robert Mueller delivered his own verdict on the president's contention that unfavorable stories are 'fake news': he isn't buying it

Heiress pleads guilty in NXIVM sex slave case

An heiress has pleaded guilty to charges implicating her in a sex-trafficking conspiracy case against an upstate New York self-help group

Family detention space goes unused as Trump warns…

The federal government says it's running out of space to hold migrants, but Donald Trump's administration is letting a lot of detention space for families go unused

Mississippi raises high-stakes reading bar for…

More than 35,000 Mississippi third graders sat down in front of computers this week to take reading tests, facing a state mandate to "level up" or not advance to fourth grade

Man convicted of murder at 13 pleads to exposure charge

A Detroit-area man convicted of murder at age 13 has pleaded guilty to an indecent exposure charge.

Officials: South Carolina school girl died of…

A South Carolina prosecutor says the investigation into the death of a 5th grader last month was due to natural causes and not a fight with another student

Probation for man who sent powder to Trump sons…

A Massachusetts man who sent threatening letters filled with white powder to President Donald Trump's sons and others has been sentenced to five years of probation

Family: Boy thrown from Mall of America balcony recovering

The family of a 5-year-old boy thrown off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America last week says he's "showing real signs of recovery" but remains in intensive care

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Iconic Salt Lake Temple closing for major 4-year…

An iconic temple central to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith will close for four years to complete a major renovation.

US judge blocks part of Ohio ban on abortion…

A federal judge has blocked part of a new Ohio law that bans the abortion method of dilation and evacuation in most cases.

Records: Writer was near husband's work at time of killing

Unsealed court documents say a self-published romance writer charged with killing her chef husband in Portland was seen near her husband's work around the time he was fatally shot there

Warren Waited for Mueller, Now Wants Impeachment

Elizabeth Warren had said she wanted to see the complete report on the Russia election interference investigation before deciding whether to support impeachment proceedings. Now that she's seen Robert Mueller's full report, CNN reports, she's tweeted her decision. "The severity of this misconduct demands that elected officials in both parties...

Girl's Death After Fight Seen as Natural Causes

The death of a fifth-grader after a fight with another girl has been attributed to natural causes and not the fight itself, prosecutors said Friday. As a result, no charges will be filed in the death of 10-year-old Raniya Wright, reports the Greenville News . Authorities announced that Raniya had a...

14-Year-Olds' Plan to Kill 9 Uncovered by Teacher: Police

A Florida teacher who saw and heard two 14-year-olds acting suspiciously found their plans to kill nine people and dispose of the bodies, police say. The girls now each face nine counts of conspiracy to commit murder and three counts of conspiracy to commit kidnapping, according to sheriff's reports. CNN...

Kate Smith Statue in Philly Now Looks Like This

A racism controversy involving the late singer Kate Smith now has a very tangible presence outside Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center, where the NHL's Flyers play. The team covered up a statue of Smith, who has a long tradition with the team, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer . The team also pulled her...

Man pleads not guilty in missing child hoax

A 23-year-old man who authorities say impersonated a long-missing child has pleaded not guilty to the charges

Idaho, Utah passengers had possible hepatitis A exposure

Health officials in Idaho say anyone who used an on-board restroom during a Greyhound bus trip from Salt Lake City to Boise on April 10 might have been exposed to hepatitis A.

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AP Was There: Hours of terror unfold inside…

AP Was There: Two decades ago this week, teenage boys unleashed hours of terror and chaos at Columbine High School

Parents Get Life Terms in Torture Case

The abuse was nearly unspeakable , and now the parents of 13 children who inflicted it have been sentenced to spend the rest of their lives in prison. David Turpin, 57, and wife Louise, 50, of the Los Angeles suburb of Perris received life terms Friday after pleading guilty to charges...

Boy, 14, missing since weekend found buried on Ohio farm

Authorities say the body of a 14-year-old boy reported missing Sunday has been found buried in a shallow grave on a northeast Ohio farm