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Grand jury indicts 1 police officer in Breonna Taylor death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted one officer on criminal charges six months after Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by police in Kentucky. The jury presented its...
Sep. 23, 2020

Bond set at $15,000 for officer criminally charged in shooting death of Breonna Taylor

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bond set at $15,000 for officer criminally charged in shooting death of Breonna Taylor.
Sep. 23, 2020

Insanity defense planned in Appalachian Trail killing

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Massachusetts man charged with killing an Appalachian Trail hiker and attacking another with a hunting knife in Virginia plans to use an insanity defense at...
Sep. 23, 2020

Grand jury indicts 1 officer on criminal charges 6 months after Breonna Taylor fatally shot by police in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Grand jury indicts 1 officer on criminal charges 6 months after Breonna Taylor fatally shot by police in Kentucky.
Sep. 23, 2020

California State University picks Mexican-American as leader

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dr. Joseph I Castro was named Wednesday as the new chancellor of the California State University system, becoming the first Mexican-American and native Californian to lead...
Sep. 23, 2020

Deputies searching for man who stole cat blood from clinic

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — A man caught on surveillance video is suspected of stealing cat blood from a veterinary clinic in Florida, sheriff's officials said. The St. Johns County...
Sep. 23, 2020

Hundreds of migrants reach UK in record month of crossings

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of migrants have taken advantage of the warm weather and calm seas in the English Channel to reach the U.K. in a flurry of small boat...
Sep. 23, 2020

Police say race not factor in killing of Black man in Iowa

KELLOGG, Iowa (AP) — The killing of a Black man whose body was found bound and burning in a rural central Iowa ditch last week prompted fears of a hate...
Sep. 23, 2020

Powell faces lawmakers' skepticism on some Fed aid programs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday defended the Federal Reserve's efforts to support the economy during the pandemic-induced recession from assertions that its programs bungled aspects of its...
Sep. 23, 2020

Man convicted in 1971 slayings of NYC cops granted parole

NEW YORK (AP) — A former member of a Black radical group who was convicted in the 1971 killings of two New York City police officers has been granted parole...
Sep. 23, 2020

Afghan officials: Taliban attack checkpoints, kill 28 police

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban launched a wave of attacks on security checkpoints in southern Afghanistan overnight, killing a total of 28 Afghan policemen, officials said Wednesday. The violence...
Sep. 23, 2020

The Latest: Kazakh leader': this is 'make or break moment'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT): 11:35 a.m. Kazakhstan’s president says the world has witnessed collapse of international cooperation in response to...
Sep. 23, 2020

1st deadly grizzly attack recorded in nation's largest park

COPPER CENTER, Alaska (AP) — A hunter has been killed by a grizzly bear in Alaska’s Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. It’s the first-ever grizzly attack death in the...
Sep. 23, 2020

Bulgaria to expel 2 Russian diplomats accused of spying

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Two Russian diplomats accused of spying by Bulgarian prosecutors will be expelled from the country, Bulgaria’s foreign ministry announced on Wednesday. It said that an official...
Sep. 23, 2020

The Latest: US health officials want safe, effective vaccine

WASHINGTON -- Top federal health officials say they'd get a COVID-19 vaccine, once it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Brett Giroir, an assistant secretary at the...
Sep. 23, 2020

Crews make progress against enormous LA-area wildfire

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters are finally starting to tame an enormous wildfire burning in the mountains northeast of Los Angeles. Officials are confident that crews will make more progress...
Sep. 23, 2020

S Carolina teachers stay home to advocate for pay, safety

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Some South Carolina teachers took a personal day Wednesday to fight for safer classrooms amid the pandemic as well as an annual small raise that was...
Sep. 23, 2020

Fendi kicks off hybrid Milan Fashion Week seeking optimism

MILAN (AP) — The Italian fashion industry is moving to inject optimism into luxury’s dismal year, staging 23 live runway shows and 37 presentations during a hybrid live-digital Milan Fashion...
Sep. 23, 2020

'Rock star' appeals judge Allison Rushing in high court mix

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Called both a legal “rock star” by Republican senators and an “ideological extremist” by critics, Allison Jones Rushing had already landed what most lawyers would consider...
Sep. 23, 2020

Thomas Rhett, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs top CMT noms

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ashley McBryde, Dan + Shay, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Sam Hunt and Thomas Rhett top the 2020 CMT Music Awards nominations with three each. In nominations...
Sep. 23, 2020

Louisville mayor announces 9 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. curfew ahead of grand jury report on Breonna Taylor's death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville mayor announces 9 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. curfew ahead of grand jury report on Breonna Taylor's death.
Sep. 23, 2020

A timeline of events related to the death of Breonna Taylor

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Here is a timeline of events that began with the death of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman whose killing by police in her home in Kentucky...
Sep. 23, 2020

Masks off: Belgium relaxes virus rules despite rise in cases

BRUSSELS (AP) — Despite the steady rise of COVID-19 cases in a country already hard-hit by the virus, Belgian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes said Wednesday that mask requirements, some attendance...
Sep. 23, 2020

The Latest: Iraq tells UN it needs help to fight the virus

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT): 11:29 a.m. Iraqi President Barham Saleh is asking for international assistance to cope with the many...
Sep. 23, 2020

Bus-size asteroid to zoom by Earth, ducking below satellites

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An asteroid the size of a school bus is headed our way, but NASA says the space rock will zoom safely past Earth on Thursday...
Sep. 23, 2020

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