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An Oscar winner, more 'Law & Order' for NBC next season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Renée Zellweger is coming to network TV next season in a dramatization of a murder case recounted by “Dateline NBC." The two-time Oscar winner's role in...
May. 14, 2021

Idaho man killed by falling ice in Alaska national park

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A climber was killed and another was significantly injured when they were hit by a falling block of glacier ice in Alaska’s Denali National Park and...
May. 14, 2021

US warns extremists may strike as virus restrictions ease

WASHINGTON (AP) — A national terrorism alert issued Friday warns that violent extremists may take advantage of the easing of pandemic restrictions to conduct attacks. The alert does not cite...
May. 14, 2021

Fraternity hazing death investigation: Members knew dangers

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Fraternity members who organized an alleged hazing ritual that led to the alcohol poisoning death of a 20-year-old pledge in March were well aware of how...
May. 14, 2021

The Latest: Hezbollah: Man killed at Israel border a member

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the stepped-up fighting between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers (all times local): ___ BEIRUT — The powerful Lebanese Hezbollah says a young man...
May. 14, 2021

California is awash in tax revenue and budget reflects it

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday proposed a $268 billion state budget that is one-third larger than the state's current spending plan, fueled by surging state...
May. 14, 2021

Putin bemoans Ukraine's crackdown on pro-Russia opposition

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday harshly criticized Ukrainian authorities for what he described as their crackdown on the Moscow-friendly opposition amid simmering tensions between the two...
May. 14, 2021

UK eager for a big reopening thanks to vaccine success

LONDON (AP) — When London’s Science Museum reopens next week, it will have some new artifacts: empty vaccine vials, testing kits and other items collected during the pandemic, to be...
May. 14, 2021

The Latest: 5 people injured from gunfire in Israeli town

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the stepped-up fighting between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers (all times local): ___ JERUSALEM — Israeli media are reporting that five people were...
May. 14, 2021

Videos show detail of death of inmate at South Carolina jail

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In newly released video of the January death of a South Carolina inmate with mental health issues, deputies are seen repeatedly deploying stun guns and kneeling...
May. 14, 2021

Armenia asks for Russian help amid tensions with Azerbaijan

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's prime minister said Friday he has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin for military assistance amid simmering tensions with Azerbaijan in the wake of an armed...
May. 14, 2021

California budget has $35 million for basic income programs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to use a sliver of the state's massive budget surplus to give poor people money each month with no rules on...
May. 14, 2021

Officials: Tesla in fatal California crash was on Autopilot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Tesla involved in a fatal crash on a Southern California freeway last week was operating on Autopilot at the time, authorities said. The May 5...
May. 14, 2021

The Latest: Abbas urges UN, US to intervene with Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the stepped-up fighting between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers (all times local): ___ RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is condemning...
May. 14, 2021

Europe's 4 Visegrad nations lift some travel restrictions

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Europe's four Visegrad countries on Friday lifted travel restrictions between the Czech Republic and Hungary for people vaccinated against COVID-19 and discussed how to cooperate to...
May. 14, 2021

A university honors its grads 51 years after police shooting

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Days after National Guard members killed four Kent State University students who were protesting the Vietnam War, white police officers marched onto the campus of a...
May. 14, 2021

AP PHOTOS: 'Amazon Venice' scrambles to stay above floods

Anama, BRAZIL (AP) — The rivers have been swelling for weeks in Brazil’s Amazon region, and residents in a town that bills itself as ‘The Venice of Amazonas’ traded motorcycles...
May. 14, 2021

States, business sort out what new CDC mask guidance means

Several states immediately and enthusiastically embraced new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention t hat say fully vaccinated Americans no longer need to wear masks indoors or...
May. 14, 2021

The Latest: UN chief appeals for halt to Israel-Gaza clash

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the stepped-up fighting between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers (all times local): ___ UNITED NATIONS -- The U.N. chief is appealing for an...
May. 14, 2021

Disney CEO says attendance caps at parks being raised

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Disney's top executive says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's decision to ease up mask-wearing requirements for fully vaccinated people is “very big news for...
May. 14, 2021

NFL families seek to end 'race-norming' in $1B settlement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of retired Black professional football players, their families and supporters are demanding an end to the controversial use of “race-norming” to determine which players are eligible...
May. 14, 2021

Colorado man suspected in wife's death cast ballot for her

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man suspected in the death of his wife who disappeared on Mother’s Day 2020 is also accused of submitting a fraudulent vote on her behalf...
May. 14, 2021

Mercenary group denies charge of racism in north Mozambique

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In the wake of the days-long attack by Islamic extremist rebels on the northern Mozambican city of Palma at the end of March, a private military group...
May. 14, 2021

Columbus reaches $10M settlement for family of Andre Hill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s capital city will pay a $10 million settlement for the family of Andre Hill, a Black man who was fatally shot by a white Columbus...
May. 14, 2021

Columbus, Ohio, reaches $10M settlement in death of Andre Hill, Black man shot by police officer while holding cellphone

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus, Ohio, reaches $10M settlement in death of Andre Hill, Black man shot by police officer while holding cellphone.
May. 14, 2021

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