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Correction: Philanthropy-Darren Walker story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story published May 25, 2022, about France honoring Darren Walker, the president of the Ford Foundation, The Associated Press incorrectly referred to the National...
May. 27, 2022

Upstate New York teachers put on leave after offensive texts

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Several public school teachers in Rochester were put on leave after exchanging text messages that made "racist and demeaning” references to students, officials said Friday. The...
May. 27, 2022

Iran confirms seizure of 2 Greek oil tankers in Persian Gulf

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard says it has seized two Greek oil tankers in the Persian Gulf. The Guard’s statement on Friday night said the...
May. 27, 2022

Texas official: Commander made `wrong decision' not to breach classroom sooner because they thought no children at risk

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Texas official: Commander made `wrong decision' not to breach classroom sooner because they thought no children at risk.
May. 27, 2022

Official: Kids to 911 during siege: 'Police send the police'

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Children called 911 from inside a Texas elementary school where a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers, including a girl who told the dispatcher “Please...
May. 27, 2022

Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard says its navy has seized 2 Greek oil tankers in the Persian Gulf

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard says its navy has seized 2 Greek oil tankers in the Persian Gulf.
May. 27, 2022

AP PHOTOS: In Ukraine, living in fear of death from above

A black-and-white wedding photo lay among wood scraps and other debris in the aftermath of an airstrike in Kramatorsk, testament to happier times. A woman in Kharkiv knelt next to...
May. 27, 2022

Texas law enforcement official: Child who called 911 during school shooting said, "Please send the police now"

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Texas law enforcement official: Child who called 911 during school shooting said, "Please send the police now."
May. 27, 2022

Lawyer will seek to move trial of Alabama jail escapee

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A lawyer for an Alabama inmate who was the subject of a national manhunt after escaping with the apparent help of a jail official, said he...
May. 27, 2022

US Navy 'looking into' claim Iran seized 2 Greek oil tankers

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Navy's Mideast-based 5th Fleet said Friday it was “looking into” reports that Iran had seized two Greek oil tankers after Tehran threatened...
May. 27, 2022

Video released of shooting of Louisville man by US Marshal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Louisville Metro Police Department has released a video that shows a Kentucky man running from police and holding a gun before he is fatally shot...
May. 27, 2022

Blaze destroys landmark restaurant in Detroit's Midtown

DETROIT (AP) — Fire destroyed a landmark restaurant and brewpub Friday in Midtown Detroit, but spared the adjacent Third Man Records store owned by musician Jack White as well as...
May. 27, 2022

US Navy says it's 'looking into' reports that Iran seized 2 Greek oil tankers after Tehran threatened 'punitive action'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy says it's 'looking into' reports that Iran seized 2 Greek oil tankers after Tehran threatened 'punitive action.'
May. 27, 2022

Live updates | Putin calls on Ukraine to remove sea mines

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Ukraine should remove sea mines from areas near its ports to allow safe shipping. Putin made the statement in Friday’s call with...
May. 27, 2022

Perkins wins Oregon's Republican U.S. Senate primary.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jo Rae Perkins has won Oregon’s Republican U.S. Senate primary. Perkins, a frequent candidate for public office, has been criticized for her belief in QAnon, a...
May. 27, 2022

Biden-backed Schrader ousted in Oregon primary

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Seven-term U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader has been ousted in a Democratic primary in Oregon by progressive challenger Jamie McLeod-Skinner. The vote count in the state's 5th...
May. 27, 2022

Lori Chavez-DeRemer wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oregon's 5th Congressional District

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lori Chavez-DeRemer wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oregon's 5th Congressional District.
May. 27, 2022

Jo Rae Perkins wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Oregon primary election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jo Rae Perkins wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Oregon primary election.
May. 27, 2022

Jamie McLeod-Skinner wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Oregon's 5th Congressional District

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jamie McLeod-Skinner wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Oregon's 5th Congressional District.
May. 27, 2022

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social...
May. 27, 2022

The names: 19 children, 2 teachers killed in Uvalde school

ULVALDE, Texas (AP) — Nineteen children were looking forward to a summer filled with Girl Scouts and soccer and video games. Two teachers were closing out a school year that...
May. 27, 2022

4 Albanian women, 9 children to be repatriated from Syria

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Four Albanian women and nine children, all related to Albanians who joined Islamist extremist groups fighting in Syria and Iraq, are being repatriated from a Syrian...
May. 27, 2022

Judge dismisses Trump's lawsuit, allowing NY probe to go on

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Friday dismissed Donald Trump’s lawsuit against New York Attorney General Letitia James, allowing her civil investigation into his business practices to continue...
May. 27, 2022

Correction: US-CEO Pay story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story published May 26, 2022, about CEO Pay, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of Mary Barra, the CEO of General Motors.
May. 27, 2022

Students who survived Texas school attack describe scene

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — A young survivor of the massacre at a Texas elementary school said she covered herself with a friend's blood and pretended to be dead while she...
May. 27, 2022

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