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Agency Recommends Current 80K Attendance Cap at Burning Man

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 19:09
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-culture festival in the desert 100 miles north of Reno.

Police: Arkansas Woman Arrested in Ex-Lawmaker's Death

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 19:02
Authorities say they've arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her home.

21 Savage Donates $25K for Legal Aid for Detained Immigrants

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 19:01
Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year.

Man's Body Found in Red Rock Canyon Search for Missing Hiker

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 18:54
A southern Nevada search and rescue crew looking for a hiker who went missing early this week in the Red Rock National Conservation Area has discovered a man's body.

Unwanted Kiss Lawsuit Against Trump Dismissed in Florida

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 18:46
A federal lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump kissed a former campaign staffer during a Florida rally in 2016 has been dismissed.

Workers at Volkswagen's Plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Have Voted Against Unionization

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 18:36
Workers at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization.

AP Explains: Juneteenth Celebrates End of Slavery in the US

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 18:36
Every year, Americans celebrate the end of slavery through a celebration called Juneteenth.

The Latest: Arab League Chief Tells Iranians to 'Be Careful'

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 18:31
The head of the Arab League is calling on the Iranians to "be careful and reverse course.".

US Has 'Deep Concerns' About UN Official's Trip to China

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 18:24
The U.S. has expressed deep concerns to the U.N. about a reported trip by the U.N. counterterrorism chief to the restive Xinjiang region in China's far west.

High Schooler's Graduation Speech Accuses Staff of Neglect

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 18:21
Southern California high school valedictorian's graduation speech accuses school employees of neglect.

Judge Grants American Airlines an Order Against 2 Unions

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 18:01
A federal judge is ordering unions representing American Airlines mechanics not to interfere in the airline's operations.

$10M Claim Says Phoenix Police Violated Family's Rights

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 18:00
A $10 million legal claim says Phoenix police officers pointed guns and profanely yelled commands at the father and pregnant mother of two young daughters because one of the children, unbeknownst to the parents, had shoplifted a doll at a store.

Man Pulled From Salem House Fire, Dies at Hospital

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 17:55
Authorities say a man died in a Salem house fire.

Rash of Child Killings Angers, Frustrates St. Louis Leaders

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 17:42
The gunfire that has long haunted St. Louis streets has taken an even more disturbing turn, with a rash of shootings involving children, shootings that have angered and frustrated city leaders.

Nevada Governor Signs Crime, Gun, Health, Immigration Laws

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 17:37
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has toured the Las Vegas area signing new laws highlighting Legislature themes of criminal justice reform, gun control, health care and immigration.

Trump Aims to Slash Number of Federal Advisory Committees

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 17:36
President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed.

Jurors Listen to Suspect Say He Killed Scholar From China

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 17:35
Prosecutors have played a secret recording at the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a visiting scholar from China in which he describes how he killed the 26-year-old and how she fought back.

Branstad Explains Reason for Trying to Oust Gay Official

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 17:34
Former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad testified in a civil trial that he didn't try to pressure a state official to quit in 2010 because he is gay.

Mistrial Declared in Case of Kalispell Stabbing Death

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 17:34
A judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a Montana man accused of stabbing his boyfriend to death with scissors.

Alaska Legislators Face Pressure for Dividend Decision

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 17:29
Alaska legislators face mounting pressure to decide the annual dividend paid to residents from the state's oil-wealth fund, with Gov. Mike Dunleavy threatening additional special sessions for anything but a full payout.