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Seeking parole, Pistorius meets with girlfriend's father

Seeking parole, Pistorius meets with girlfriend's father

Jul 1, 2022 / 9:11 pm

South African former track star Oscar Pistorius has met with the father of Reeva Steenkamp, the woman he shot to death in 2013, as part of his parole process,...

Kerry: Despite setbacks at home, US to make climate goals

Kerry: Despite setbacks at home, US to make climate goals

Jul 1, 2022 / 9:04 pm

U.S. climate envoy John Kerry said Friday that setbacks for President Joe Biden's climate efforts at home have “slowed the pace” of some of the...

NY overhauls handgun rules in effort to preserve some limits

NY overhauls handgun rules in effort to preserve some limits

Jul 1, 2022 / 8:34 pm

New York lawmakers approved a sweeping overhaul Friday of the state’s handgun licensing rules, seeking to preserve some limits on firearms after the...

Trial for WNBA star Brittney Griner begins in Russian court

Trial for WNBA star Brittney Griner begins in Russian court

Jul 1, 2022 / 7:54 am

American basketball star Brittney Griner went on trial Friday, 4 1/2 months after her arrest on charges of possessing cannabis oil while returning to play for a...

Russian missiles kill at least 19 in Ukraine's Odesa region

Russian missiles kill at least 19 in Ukraine's Odesa region

Jul 1, 2022 / 6:42 am

Russian missile attacks on residential areas in a coastal town near the Ukrainian port city of Odesa early Friday killed at least 19 people, authorities...

Justice Department to investigate NYPD sex crimes unit

Justice Department to investigate NYPD sex crimes unit

Jul 1, 2022 / 6:28 am

The U.S. Justice Department has launched a sweeping inquiry into the New York Police Department's sex crimes investigators following years of complaints...

Fuel leaked into Pearl Harbor's tap water last year

Fuel leaked into Pearl Harbor's tap water last year

Jun 30, 2022 / 9:49 pm

A Navy investigation released Thursday revealed that shoddy management and human error caused fuel to leak into Pearl Harbor's tap water last year,...

US official: Migrants who died cleared inland checkpoint

US official: Migrants who died cleared inland checkpoint

Jun 30, 2022 / 7:04 pm

The tractor-trailer at the center of a human-smuggling attempt that left 53 people dead had passed through an inland U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint with migrants...

Prosecutors: 'Tiger King' star trafficked endangered animals

Prosecutors: 'Tiger King' star trafficked endangered animals

Jun 30, 2022 / 3:24 pm

“Tiger King” star Bhagavan “Doc” Antle has been charged with buying or selling endangered lemurs, cheetahs, and a chimpanzee without the...

Sonny Barger, figurehead of Hells Angels, dies at 83

Sonny Barger, figurehead of Hells Angels, dies at 83

Jun 30, 2022 / 1:07 pm

Sonny Barger, the leather-clad figurehead of the notorious Hells Angels motorcycle club, has died. He was 83. Barger's death was announced on his Facebook...

Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions

Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions

Jun 30, 2022 / 12:27 pm

In a blow to the fight against climate change, the Supreme Court on Thursday limited how the nation’s main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce...

Jackson sworn in, becomes first Black woman on US Supreme Court

Jackson sworn in, becomes first Black woman on US Supreme Court

Jun 30, 2022 / 9:45 am

Ketanji Brown Jackson has been sworn in to the U.S. Supreme Court, shattering a glass ceiling as the first Black woman on the nation’s highest court. The...

Biden says court ruling on Roe 'destabilizing,' but US still a leader

Biden says court ruling on Roe 'destabilizing,' but US still a leader

Jun 30, 2022 / 7:41 am

President Joe Biden said Thursday that the Supreme Court's decision ending a constitutional right to abortion is “destabilizing," but he...

Russian forces leave Snake Island, keep up eastern assault

Russian forces leave Snake Island, keep up eastern assault

Jun 30, 2022 / 6:44 am

Russia on Thursday pulled back its forces from a strategically placed Black Sea island where they have faced relentless Ukrainian attacks, but kept up its push...

Israel's parliament dissolves, sets 5th election in 4 years

Israel's parliament dissolves, sets 5th election in 4 years

Jun 30, 2022 / 6:36 am

Israel’s parliament voted Thursday to dissolve itself and send the country to the polls in November for the fifth time in less than four years. Yair...

Dictator's son Marcos Jr. takes oath as Philippine president

Dictator's son Marcos Jr. takes oath as Philippine president

Jun 30, 2022 / 6:28 am

Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the namesake son of an ousted dictator, was sworn in as Philippine president Thursday in one of the greatest political comebacks in recent...

Personal info on California gun owners wrongly made public

Personal info on California gun owners wrongly made public

Jun 30, 2022 / 6:18 am

The California Department of Justice on Wednesday acknowledged the agency wrongly made public the personal information of perhaps hundreds of thousands of gun...

Football hero's killer can't be re-tried for murder

Football hero's killer can't be re-tried for murder

Jun 30, 2022 / 6:08 am

The man who killed a former NFL player in a New Orleans area road rage incident in 2016 cannot be tried again for murder after his conviction on a lesser charge...

Lone surviving attacker in Paris massacre guilty of murder

Lone surviving attacker in Paris massacre guilty of murder

Jun 29, 2022 / 6:04 pm

The lone survivor of a team of Islamic State extremists who terrorized Paris in 2015 was convicted Wednesday of murder and other charges and sentenced to life...

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Pat Cipollone, former WH counsel

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Pat Cipollone, former WH counsel

Jun 29, 2022 / 6:02 pm

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection issued a subpoena Wednesday to former White House counsel Pat Cipollone, who is said to have...