Associated Press News

Seattle Times managing editor named new Oklahoman editor

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoman has hired Seattle Times managing editor Ray Rivera to be its new executive editor. The Oklahoma City daily reported Rivera’s appointment was announced Thursday...
Jan. 7, 2021

NTSB seeks flight instructor monitoring after deadly crash

HONOLULU (AP) — Federal safety investigators said Thursday that the pilot of a skydiving plane that crashed in 2019, killing all 11 people on board, had not received training to...
Jan. 7, 2021

Mob at U.S. Capitol encouraged by online conspiracy theories

CHICAGO (AP) — Every video the Louisiana man posts on Twitter and Facebook starts with a big smile and a wish for his thousands of followers to have a blessed...
Jan. 7, 2021

Brazilian study says Sinovac coronavirus jab 78% effective

SAO PAULO (AP) — A vaccine candidate made by China’s Sinovac is 78% effective in protecting against the coronavirus, according to results of a study announced Thursday by Brazilian state...
Jan. 7, 2021

No immediate ruling in request to delay trial in Floyd case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota judge overseeing the case against four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd said Thursday that he would take under advisement...
Jan. 7, 2021

Boeing will pay $2.5 billion to settle charge over 737 Max

Boeing will pay $2.5 billion to settle a Justice Department investigation and admit that employees misled regulators about the safety of its 737 Max aircraft, which suffered two deadly crashes...
Jan. 7, 2021

The Latest: Ex-ambassador says Trump didn't prioritize US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Former U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman...
Jan. 7, 2021

GOP's Loeffler concedes to Warnock in Georgia runoff

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler on Thursday conceded to Democrat Raphael Warnock in one of two Georgia Senate runoffs that will give control of the U.S. Senate to...
Jan. 7, 2021

Court rules 'Innocent Man' defendant to remain imprisoned

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man who has spent 35 years in prison in a murder case featured in the book and television series “The Innocent Man” must remain incarcerated...
Jan. 7, 2021

The Latest: Capitol Police chief resigning after mob attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The head of the U.S...
Jan. 7, 2021

GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler concedes defeat to Democrat Raphael Warnock in Georgia runoff

ATLANTA (AP) — GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler concedes defeat to Democrat Raphael Warnock in Georgia runoff.
Jan. 7, 2021

Woman fatally shot at Capitol echoed Trump on social media

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Like President Donald Trump, the San Diego woman fatally shot by police as a mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol had used Twitter to...
Jan. 7, 2021

The Latest: Brazil rises above 200,000 deaths for pandemic

SAO PAULO — Brazil has passed 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic. That is the second highest total in the world. The health ministry said Thursday that the country had...
Jan. 7, 2021

AP source: Capitol Police chief to resign next week in wake of violent riot at Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: Capitol Police chief to resign next week in wake of violent riot at Capitol.
Jan. 7, 2021

EXPLAINER: Breaking down the uncertainty after Capitol siege

What happens in Washington after the seat of American lawmaking is overrun by supporters of a president who insists he won an election he actually lost, members of Congress are...
Jan. 7, 2021

The Latest: Democratic House chairs want FBI riot briefing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Democratic leaders of five House...
Jan. 7, 2021

Neil Sheehan, Pentagon Papers reporter, Vietnam author, dies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Neil Sheehan, a reporter and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who broke the story of the Pentagon Papers for The New York Times and who chronicled the deception at...
Jan. 7, 2021

The Latest: McEnany: Administration found siege 'appalling'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 5:35 p.m. White House press secretary Kayleigh...
Jan. 7, 2021

Activists in Kenosha move carefully after US Capitol chaos

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Chaotic protests haven't returned to Kenosha after a prosecutor declined charges against the police officer who shot Jacob Blake, and some who backed demonstrations following the...
Jan. 7, 2021

Deal reached on project to protect lakes from invasive fish

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan, Illinois and a federal agency have agreed on funding the next phase of an initiative to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes...
Jan. 7, 2021

The Latest: Police union head wants Capitol chief to resign

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 5:25 p.m. The head of the union...
Jan. 7, 2021

Head of Capitol Police union calls for chief to resign, says riot showed 'failure of leadership at the very top'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Head of Capitol Police union calls for chief to resign, says riot showed 'failure of leadership at the very top.'
Jan. 7, 2021

The Latest: Biden says use of 25th Amendment not up to him

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 5:10 p.m. President-elect Joe Biden is leaving...
Jan. 7, 2021

Brazil enjoys fun in the sun as COVID-19 deaths top 200,000

SAO PAULO (AP) — The night before New Year’s Eve in Rio de Janeiro, thousands of revelers clad in their bathing suits crowded onto the iconic Ipanema beach to have...
Jan. 7, 2021

Aspiring rapper admits fires at SC governor's rental homes

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An aspiring rapper who performed under the name “Dank Frank” won't spend any more time in jail for burning down two rental houses owned by South...
Jan. 7, 2021

Pages