JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Lawmakers in conservative Mississippi find themselves in a tug-of-war over a religious-practices bill that some say is uncomfortably similar to one recently vetoed by Arizona's Republican governor.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan boy who said he didn't want an 11th birthday party because he had no friends is savoring a celebration he'll never forget.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Southern California authorities have arrested the adult son of a man and woman who were fatally shot in their luxury home in February.
CHICAGO (AP) — A reputed lieutenant of recently captured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is scheduled to change his plea to guilty in a federal trafficking case in Chicago.
Alfredo Vasquez Hernandez' change-of-plea hearing is set for later Friday. It comes less than two weeks after Guzman's arrest in Mexico.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The daughter of Oklahoma's governor is defending a photo of herself wearing a Native American headdress, though the picture was removed from social media sites after criticism that it was insensitive.