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Coast Guard to suspend search for migrants off Florida

Jan 27, 2022 / 1:23 pm

The Coast Guard said Thursday that it had found four additional bodies in its search for dozens of migrants lost at sea off Florida but would suspend its rescue...

Breyer confirms he is retiring from Supreme Court

Jan 27, 2022 / 10:54 am

Justice Stephen Breyer is making it official, telling President Joe Biden in a letter that he will step down from the court later this year. The Supreme Court...

Stormy Daniels and Avenatti meet again, as adversaries

Jan 27, 2022 / 10:47 am

Stormy Daniels took her star turn on the witness stand Thursday at California lawyer Michael Avenatti’s trial, telling a jury Avenatti “stole from...

Oklahoma executes man for 2001 slayings of 2 hotel workers

Jan 27, 2022 / 9:30 am

Oklahoma executed a man Thursday for the brutal slayings of two hotel workers during a robbery in 2001. Donald Grant, 46, received a lethal injection Thursday...

Prince Andrew officially requests trial by jury in sex scandal

Jan 27, 2022 / 7:45 am

Prince Andrew has requested a trial by jury. The legal team of the 61-year-old prince has officially requested that he be granted a trial by jury in his...

Jordanian military kills 27 in shootout with Syria smugglers

Jan 27, 2022 / 7:24 am

The Jordanian military said Thursday that troops have killed 27 suspected smugglers attempting to enter the country from neighboring Syria. The report on the...

Holocaust survivor to address EU on 77th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz

Jan 27, 2022 / 7:16 am

European Union lawmakers will observe a minute's silence Thursday and welcome a centenarian Holocaust survivor as the world remembers Nazi atrocities and...

Records: KC police used force more often on Black people

Jan 27, 2022 / 6:37 am

Black people are far more likely to be subjected to use of force by police in Kansas City, Missouri, according to police data obtained by the Kansas City Star....

Man, teen charged with murder in death of Chicago girl, 8

Jan 27, 2022 / 6:32 am

A teenage boy and man were charged Wednesday with murder in last weekend’s death of an 8-year-old Chicago girl who was shot in the head by a gunman...

Los Angeles council approves phaseout of oil drilling

Jan 27, 2022 / 6:27 am

The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a measure to ban new oil and gas wells and phase out existing ones. The council directed the city attorney to...

North Korea fires 2 suspected missiles in 6th launch in 2022

Jan 26, 2022 / 4:39 pm

North Korea on Thursday fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea in its sixth round of weapons launches this month, South Korea’s military...

Vaccine mandate to kick in for first wave of health workers

Jan 26, 2022 / 3:11 pm

Health care workers in about half the states face a Thursday deadline to get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine under a Biden administration mandate that...

Feds accuse Texas man of selling gun used to take hostages

Jan 26, 2022 / 1:19 pm

A Texas man has been charged with a federal gun crime after authorities say he sold a gun to a man who held four hostages inside a Texas synagogue earlier this...

Russia says US gives written response on Ukraine demands

Jan 26, 2022 / 10:21 am

The United States on Wednesday delivered a written response to the Kremlin's security demands on Ukraine and NATO amid soaring tensions that Moscow is...

AP sources: Justice Breyer to retire; Biden to fill vacancy

Jan 26, 2022 / 10:16 am

Liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring, giving President Joe Biden an opening he has pledged to fill by naming the first Black woman to the...

1 body recovered, 38 still missing off coast of Florida

Jan 26, 2022 / 7:24 am

The U.S. Coast Guard battled time and currents Wednesday as aircraft and ships searched for 38 people missing in the Atlantic off Florida, four days after the...

US-backed Syrian forces capture prison from IS after a week

Jan 26, 2022 / 7:20 am

U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said they wrestled control of the last section of a prison controlled by Islamic State militants, ending a weeklong assault by...

Iran arrests 17 pranksters over videos that 'spread panic'

Jan 26, 2022 / 7:14 am

In Tehran in recent weeks, men have smashed cream pies into the faces of hapless bystanders on metro escalators. Actors posing as private taxi drivers have...

India's Republic Day celebrations scaled down amid COVID-19

Jan 26, 2022 / 7:08 am

Thousands of people braved a morning chill Wednesday on a ceremonial boulevard in India's capital to watch a display of the country’s military power...

Pelosi to seek re-election with Democratic majority at risk

Jan 26, 2022 / 6:34 am

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday she will seek re-election, ending speculation that she would retire as Democrats face the threat of losing control...

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