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Dad who placed ad for wife for his son gets 12 prospects

posted: 06/27/2016 2:02 p.m. Discuss

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — The father of a Salt Lake City businessman who placed an Idaho newspaper ad seeking women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son has received about a dozen inquiries.

'Dance Moms' star Abby Lee Miller pleads in bankruptcy case

posted: 06/27/2016 1:07 p.m. Discuss

PITTSBURGH — "Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller pleaded guilty Monday to bankruptcy fraud and failing to report thousands of dollars in Australian currency she brought into the country.

Ex-student gets life term for killing baby at sorority house

posted: 06/27/2016 12:36 p.m. Comments 3

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — A former Ohio college student accused of giving birth in a sorority house bathroom and killing her baby girl by disposing of her in a trash bag has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

2 campers presumed dead found alive after West Virginia floods

posted: 06/27/2016 12:03 p.m. Discuss

ANSTED, W.Va. — Two men who were presumed dead when a camper was swept away in rushing waters during the West Virginia floods have been found alive, officials said Monday as more rain fell on already-soaked parts of the state.

Deputy: Man tried to steal grandmother's frozen dinners

posted: 06/27/2016 11:21 a.m. Comment 1

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico man is facing charges after authorities say he broke into his grandmother's home and tried to steal frozen dinners.

Man driving motorcycle in dark hits black cow, dies

posted: 06/27/2016 10:40 a.m. Discuss

RUSSELL, Kan. — A 59-year-old Kansas man was killed when the motorcycle he was driving Friday night collided with a black cow on a blacktopped road.

Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic regulations

posted: 06/27/2016 9:30 a.m. Comments 9

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.

Trump campaign strives to shore up bid

posted: 06/27/2016 2:56 a.m. Comment 1

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are sprinting to shape up Donald Trump's presidential campaign before the party's national convention in three weeks, even as leading members of the party carry a deep antipathy or outright opposition to his claim on the GOP nomination.

Attack tempers gay pride events

posted: 06/27/2016 2:55 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- Rainbow flags were held high along with portraits of the dead as thousands of people marched Sunday in gay pride parades tempered by this month's massacre at a Florida gay nightclub.

Gun owners defend AR-15-style rifles

updated: 06/27/2016 2:53 a.m. Comment 1

ATLANTA -- Karen Butler still remembers the first time she picked up an AR-15-style rifle a decade ago.

The nation in brief

updated: 06/27/2016 5:54 a.m. Discuss

More rain in forecast for sodden W.Va.

States get tutorial on shift away from No Child Left Behind

posted: 06/26/2016 5:46 a.m. Discuss

States are developing plans, scheduled to be finished next year, to begin the transition from operating under the No Child Left Behind law to the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Trump: Won't mass-oust aliens

updated: 06/26/2016 3:48 a.m. Discuss

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Saturday that he wouldn't characterize his immigration policies as including "mass deportations" and that, rather than a blanket ban on Muslims entering the U.S., he'd focus on barring those from countries with links to terrorists.

2 Louisiana schools set to grow Rx ‘pot’

posted: 06/26/2016 3:40 a.m. Discuss

LSU and Southern University both want to begin growing marijuana for medical use.

Nazi interrogator’s ways get harder look

posted: 06/26/2016 3:39 a.m. Discuss

When the FBI went looking for the best way to pry information from terrorists, it discovered it in the most unlikely of places: an almost-forgotten interrogator for Nazi Germany.

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