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HOLD FOR USE WITH STORY MOVING FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016-This 2007 photo provided by Chase Millsap shows Millsap with the Captain standing next to a suspected truck bomb following a successful raid in Al Anbar, Iraq. After three tours of duty in warn-torn Iraq, including one that nearly took his life, Millsap returned to the United States to earn a master's degree in public policy and get on with a civilian life. For the past two years, the former Green Beret soldier has been fighting another battle to gain political asylum for his brother in arms, a man he simply calls The Captain, a soldier who fought alongside him during two of Millsap's tours in Iraq. (Chase Millsap via AP)

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Former Marine, Green Beret seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his life More

After three military combat tours in war-torn Iraq, Chase Millsap returned home to get on with a civilian life. More

VIDEO

Tornados tear through Kansas, Oklahoma

At least two people injured after tornados rip across the Great Plains

Homicide

Jury finds man guilty in fatal Virginia nightclub shooting

A man has been found guilty of fatally shooting another man inside a Richmond nightclub.

Washington

Police find bodies believed to be missing Washington couple

For six weeks, authorities said a missing Washington state couple had been slain.

MILITARY

Pakistan army tells US it is concerned over drone strike

Pakistan's military says the country's army chief met with U.S. Ambassador David Hale to express Islamabad's serious concerns over the drone strike that killed the former Taliban leader.

Virginia

Guccifer to plead guilty to hacking Bush family emails

A judge is expected to take a guilty plea from the Romanian hacker known as Guccifer, who is charged with breaking into computer accounts of the Bush family and others.

EDUCATION

Young map experts put on the spot at National Geographic Bee

Ten of the nation's top young experts on maps, borders, culture and history will be competing for the title of National Geographic Bee champion.

A mural is seen at the site of Freddie Gray's arrest in the Sandtown neighborhood of Baltimore, Monday, May 23, 2016, after Officer Edward Nero, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Gray, was acquitted of all charges in his trial. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) A mural is seen at the site of Freddie Gray's arrest in the Sandtown neighborhood of Baltimore, Monday, May 23, 2016, after Officer Edward Nero, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Gray, was acquitted of all charges in his trial. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

CRIME

Baltimore police leader acknowledges flaws exposed by trial

The trial of an officer cleared in the death of a young black man severely injured in police custody has revealed deep and systemic problems within the Baltimore Police Department.

FILE - This June 18, 2015, file photo, provided by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof.  The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (Charleston County Sheriff's Office via AP, file) FILE - This June 18, 2015, file photo, provided by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof.  The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (Charleston County Sheriff's Office via AP, file)

RELIGION

Suspect in Charleston church shooting faces highest penalty

Nearly a year after the brutal shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at a Charleston, South Carolina, church, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday its intent to seek the death penalty ...

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Arizona

Phoenix-area police seek suspect after 2 hit by gunfire

Authorities say they're searching for at least one suspect after a motorist in the Phoenix area was hit by gunfire, another was wounded in a carjacking, and a patrol cruiser was struck by a bullet.

DISASTERS

Officials: At least 2 hurt, homes damaged in Kansas storms

Homes were damaged and at least two people were critically injured in Kansas amid severe storms that swept across the Plains, authorities said.

Sex Crimes

Baylor says 'Ken Starr is president' amid speculation

Baylor University and its president are facing mounting pressure over how the school has handled reports of rape and assault by football players.

New York

A look at prison nurseries nationwide

Out of more than 100 women's prisons in the U.S., only eight have nursery programs that allow mothers to help raise their babies behind bars.

Tornado

At least 2 hurt after tornadoes tear through Kansas, Oklahoma

Homes were damaged and at least two people were critically injured in Kansas amid severe storms that swept across the Plains, authorities said.

Homicide

Investigators: Homeowner shoots worker, turns gun on self

Authorities say a New Hampshire man fatally shot a heating oil company employee who came to his house to do work before trying to kill himself and engaging in an hours-long standoff with police.

Controversies

North Carolina school system proposes ban on skinny jeans

A North Carolina school system's proposal to ban skinny jeans and other tight pants is drawing a flood of opposition from students and parents.

FILE - This Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 file photo, shows Taliban leader Mullah Mansour. The Afghan Taliban has confirmed that its former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week and appointed a successor. In a statement sent to media Wednesday, May 25, 2016, the insurgent group said its new leader is Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada, one of two Mansour's deputies.  (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File) FILE - This Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 file photo, shows Taliban leader Mullah Mansour. The Afghan Taliban has confirmed that its former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week and appointed a successor. In a statement sent to media Wednesday, May 25, 2016, the insurgent group said its new leader is Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada, one of two Mansour's deputies.  (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

GLOBAL ECONOMY

Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour's death

The Afghan Taliban has confirmed that its former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week and appointed a successor.

MILITARY

US defense secretary visits Newport during New England trip

U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is visiting Rhode Island as part of a multi-day trip to New England to see Navy installations and meet service members.

Maine

Family of missing Maine toddler plans to file lawsuit

The family of a Maine toddler who went missing five years ago plans to sue the father and other adults who were with her when she was last seen.

US

VOICES: A-bomb survivors leader says Japan shares blame, too

The debate over whether President Barack Obama should apologize to Japanese survivors of America's atomic bombings in World War II made Terumi Tanaka think: What about his own government? Tanaka, ...

Police and Law Enforcement

Portland police chief placed on leave amid probe into accidental shooting

The police chief in Portland, Ore. was placed on administrative leave Tuesday amid an investigation into whether he misled authorities about his involvement in an accidental shooting last month.

ELECTIONS

Southern Baptist Convention president: Why I agreed to meet with Donald Trump

I believe it is incumbent upon me to learn all I can about each candidate. Therefore, it is a privilege to be given the opportunity to meet with Mr. Trump.

Hawaii

'SOS' in the sand leads to hikers stranded on Hawaii beach

The Coast Guard says "SOS" scrawled on the sand led rescuers to two hikers who were stranded overnight on Kauai's Na Pali Coast.

VIDEO

Alan Dershowitz on fallout after Baltimore cop was acquitted

On 'The Kelly File,' Harvard Law professor says Freddie Gray prosecutor acted irresponsibly, politically

Europe

Group of 7 seeks way forward for aging, faltering economies

Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations will undoubtedly voice unity over fighting terrorism, pandemics and tax evasion at their summit in Japan this week.

VIDEO

Veterans react to firestorm over Donald Trump fundraiser

Media press campaign to name recipients of veteran fundraising effort; insight on 'The Kelly File'

Tornado

Probable tornado in northeast Oklahoma; injuries reported

The National Weather Service says a "probable" tornado touched down in northeast Oklahoma and injuries have been reported.

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