National News

Maryland police officers block the intersection at the building entrance, after multiple people were shot at a newspaper in Annapolis, Md., Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
June 28, 2018 - 7:34 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A man armed with smoke grenades and a shotgun attacked journalists at a newspaper in Maryland's capital Thursday, killing five people before police quickly stormed the building and arrested him, police and witnesses said. Police said the suspect was a white man in his late 30s...
Read More
June 28, 2018 - 6:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency says it is deleting call records after "irregularities" caused the agency to collect records it was not authorized to receive. The agency says in a statement Thursday it began deleting records in May after "analysts noted technical irregularities in...
Read More
Police officers secure the area after multiple people were shot at an office building housing The Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Md., Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
June 28, 2018 - 6:56 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Latest on shootings at The Capital Gazette newspaper in Maryland (all times local): 9:55 p.m. A law enforcement official says the suspect in the Annapolis, Maryland, newspaper shooting has been identified as Jarrod W. Ramos. The official was not authorized to discuss the...
Read More
FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2015 file photo, a recent photo of Jahi McMath is shown on a video screen next to her uncle Timothy Whisenton at a news conference in San Francisco. New Jersey officials say McMath, the girl at the center of the medical and religious debate over brain death, has died from excessive bleeding. The girl's mother said Thursday, June 28, 2018, that New Jersey doctors declared Jahi McMath dead after an operation to treat an intestinal issue. A California coroner in 2013 ruled the then 13-year-old died after suffering irreversible brain damage during an operation to remove her tonsils. Her family did not accept the decision and opted to move her to New Jersey. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, file)
June 28, 2018 - 5:55 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A girl at the center of the medical and religious debate over brain death has died after surgery in New Jersey, her mother said Thursday. Nailah Winkfield said doctors declared her daughter Jahi McMath dead from excessive bleeding and liver failure after an operation to treat...
Read More
As the Public Utilities Commission nears a vote, Tania Aubid leaves the room and tells commissioners, “You have just declared war on the Ojibwe people.” Aubid is Ojibwe. She said, after leaving the meeting, “I’m hurt because Minnesota did not uphold their end to protect Native people. We were giving them the voice for a healthy future.” The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission began its deliberations on Enbridge Energy's proposed Line 3 pipeline replacement project Thursday, June 28, 2018 at its headquarters in St. Paul, ten days after beginning its final round of hearings and question sessions in the case. (Evan Frost/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
June 28, 2018 - 5:52 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota regulators on Thursday approved Enbridge Energy's proposal to replace its aging Line 3 oil pipeline, angering opponents who say the project threatens pristine areas and have vowed Standing Rock-style protests if needed to block it. All five members of the Public...
Read More
State Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, displays his smart phone as he urges lawmakers to approve a data privacy bill during the Senate floor session, Thursday, June 28, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Lawmakers approved the bill, that would let consumers ask companies to delete their information or refrain from selling it, among other data privacy provisions. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
June 28, 2018 - 4:54 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will soon have what experts call the nation's most far-reaching law to give consumers more control over their personal data under a bill the governor signed Thursday. The law will compel companies to tell customers upon request what personal data they've...
Read More
Lidia Karine Souza smiles and pinches the cheek of her son Diogo at the Mayer Brown law firm during a news conference shortly after Diogo was reunited with his mother Thursday, June 28, 2018, in Chicago. Federal judge Manish Shah earlier today ordered the immediate release from detention of the 9-year-old Diogo who was separated from his mother at the U.S.-Mexico border in May. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
June 28, 2018 - 4:51 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A Brazilian mother and 9-year-old son separated at the U.S.-Mexico border were reunited Thursday after a federal judge in Chicago ordered the U.S. government to release the child, saying their continued time apart "irreparably harms them both." Judge Manish Shah mulled his decision...
Read More
Authorities take action to reopen Portland's Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters early Thursday, June 28, 2018 in Portland, Ore. Federal officers arrested eight protesters while trying to reopen the building, that has been closed for more than a week because of a round-the-clock demonstration. (Mark Graves/The Oregonian via AP)
June 28, 2018 - 4:22 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities detained nine people Thursday while trying to reopen a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement building in Portland, Oregon, that had been closed because of a round-the-clock demonstration. Officers moved in at sunrise and were able to unblock the entrance to the...
Read More
Flowers and cardboard headstones are placed on the sidewalk in front of East Pittsburgh officer Michael Rosfeld's home in Penn Hills, Pa., on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Rosfeld was charged with criminal homicide just eight days after fatally shooting Antwon Rose, an unarmed black teenager in the back, in a case built quickly on the testimony of multiple witnesses, video and the officer's own conflicting statements. (Nate Smallwood/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP)
June 28, 2018 - 4:21 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — In decades past, police officers who shot suspects as they ran away were more likely to expect praise than criminal charges. And while the legal landscape and public opinion have shifted in recent years, it's never a certainty that such shootings will result in officer indictments...
Read More
Hundreds of activists protest the Trump administration's approach to illegal border crossings and separation of children from immigrant parents, in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 28, 2018 - 2:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Police arrested nearly 600 people Thursday after hundreds of loudly chanting women demonstrated inside a Senate office building against President Donald Trump's treatment of migrant families. Among them were a Washington state congresswoman, the lawmaker said on Twitter...
Read More