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Correction: Texas-School-Shooting-Victims story

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — In a story published May 26, 2022, about the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, The Associated Press erroneously spelled the first name of one of the...
May. 27, 2022

Live updates | Luhansk gov. denies Russians surround city

KYIV, Ukraine – The governor of the Luhansk region is denying Russian claims that their forces have surrounded the eastern city of Sievierodonetsk but said Ukrainian soldiers may have to...
May. 27, 2022

Woman gets 15 months in prison for punching flight attendant

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California woman who punched a Southwest Airlines flight attendant in the face during a flight, breaking her teeth, has been sentenced to 15 months in...
May. 27, 2022

Phoenix cops find 1,200 catalytic converters as thefts soar

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona man was facing multiple theft charges Friday after detectives found more than 1,200 catalytic converters packed into a storage unit, a case that highlights a...
May. 27, 2022

Governor says he was 'misled' about response to shooting

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Friday that he was “misled” about the police response to the shooting at the elementary school in Uvalde, and he’s “livid.”...
May. 27, 2022

Mixed verdict for fraternity members charged in hazing death

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Two fraternity members charged in the hazing death of a Bowling Green State University student were acquitted Friday of involuntary manslaughter and reckless homicide but...
May. 27, 2022

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he was 'misled' about police response to school shooting and is 'livid about what happened'

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he was 'misled' about police response to school shooting and is 'livid about what happened.'
May. 27, 2022

Police: Boy found in suitcase died of electrolyte imbalance

SELLERSBURG, Ind. (AP) — An autopsy for a young boy found dead in a suitcase in southern Indiana showed he died from an electrolyte imbalance, Indiana State Police said Friday...
May. 27, 2022

California, New Zealand announce climate change partnership

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Top officials from California and New Zealand signed a pledge Friday agreeing to help fight climate change by sharing ideas and best practices, including how to...
May. 27, 2022

US Forest Service: Prescribed burns initiated massive fire

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Two fires that merged to create the largest wildfire in New Mexico history have both been traced to prescribed burns set by U.S. forest managers...
May. 27, 2022

Defense: Man charged with killing mother at sea competent

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A public defender for the 28-year-old man charged with killing his mother at sea in a plot to inherit millions of dollars said Friday the defense...
May. 27, 2022

Correction: Texas School-Shooting story

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — In a story published May 26, 2022, about a shooting at a Texas elementary school, The Associated Press erroneously reported the middle name of one of...
May. 27, 2022

Ukraine fears repeat of Mariupol horrors elsewhere in Donbas

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — Moscow-backed separatists pounded eastern Ukraine’s industrial Donbas region Friday, claiming the capture of a railway hub as concerns grew that besieged cities in the region would...
May. 27, 2022

Wall Street breaks 7-week losing streak, longest since 2001

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose on Wall Street Friday and closed higher for the week, breaking a seven-week losing streak, the longest such stretch since 2001. The S&P 500...
May. 27, 2022

Officials: Texas shooter talked about guns in private chats

Texas authorities said Friday that the gunman who killed 19 children and two teachers inside an elementary school discussed his interest in buying a gun in private online conversations, but...
May. 27, 2022

Investigation: No retaliation against COVID-19 whistleblower

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — There's nothing to indicate the Florida Department of Health told an employee to falsify COVID-19 data and she wasn't fired out of retaliation, according to a...
May. 27, 2022

Judge orders US to decide if wolverines need protection

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge has given U.S. wildlife officials 18 months to decide if wolverines should be protected under the Endangered Species Act, following years of dispute...
May. 27, 2022

Man gets life in prison, plus 45 years, in beheading case

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man convicted of killing his wife’s co-worker and forcing her to behead him was sentenced Friday to life in prison, plus 45 years...
May. 27, 2022

At long last, Depp jurors hear closings, begin deliberations

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — After a six-week trial in which Johnny Depp and Amber Heard tore into each other over the nasty details of their short marriage, both sides...
May. 27, 2022

Live updates | Ukraine Orthodox reject Russian control

KYIV, Ukraine — The leaders of the Orthodox churches in Ukraine that were affiliated with the Russian Orthodox Church have adopted measures declaring the church’s full independence and criticizing the...
May. 27, 2022

Official: Girl told 911 'send the police now' as cops waited

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Students trapped inside a classroom with a gunman repeatedly called 911 during this week’s attack on a Texas elementary school, including one who pleaded, “Please send...
May. 27, 2022

Home that inspired 'The Conjuring' sells for more than $1.5M

BURRILLVILLE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island farmhouse that inspired the 2013 horror movie “The Conjuring” occurred has been sold to a Boston developer who plans to keep it open...
May. 27, 2022

Ukraine fears repeat of Mariupol horrors in the Donbas

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — Moscow-backed separatists pounded eastern Ukraine’s industrial Donbas region Friday, claiming the capture of a railway hub as concerns grew that besieged cities in the region would...
May. 27, 2022

US: Turkey's NATO issues with Sweden, Finland will be fixed

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday he’s confident Turkey’s objections to Finland and Sweden joining NATO can be overcome swiftly, possibly in time for a...
May. 27, 2022

Palestinians say teen killed by Israeli fire in West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian Health Ministry said Israeli forces shot and killed a teenager during an operation in a town near Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. The ministry...
May. 27, 2022

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