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Former Miss America Cara Mund plans to run for Congress

Former Miss America Cara Mund plans to run for Congress

North Dakota Aug 8, 2022 / 6:52 am

Cara Mund, a former Miss America who gained attention by criticizing the organization near the end of her reign in 2018, plans to run for Congress in North...

Israel, Palestinians appear headed for cease-fire in Gaza

Israel, Palestinians appear headed for cease-fire in Gaza

Gaza Strip Aug 7, 2022 / 1:10 pm

Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip appeared headed toward a cease-fire Sunday night after Egyptian officials said both sides agreed to a truce...

Israel, militants trade fire as Gaza death toll climbs to 24

Israel, militants trade fire as Gaza death toll climbs to 24

Gaza Aug 6, 2022 / 4:53 pm

Israeli airstrikes flattened homes in Gaza on Saturday and Palestinian rocket barrages into southern Israel persisted for a second day, raising fears of another...

Alex Jones ordered to pay $49.3M total over Sandy Hook lies

Alex Jones ordered to pay $49.3M total over Sandy Hook lies

Texas Aug 5, 2022 / 3:04 pm

A Texas jury on Friday ordered Infowars’ Alex Jones to pay $49.3 million in total damages to the parents of a first-grader killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook...

7 adults, 3 kids dead in house fire; criminal probe underway

7 adults, 3 kids dead in house fire; criminal probe underway

Pennsylvania Aug 5, 2022 / 2:24 pm

Fire tore quickly through a house in the wee hours of Friday, killing seven adults and three children and horrifying a volunteer firefighter who arrived to...

Israeli strikes on Gaza kill 10, including senior militant

Israeli strikes on Gaza kill 10, including senior militant

Gaza Aug 5, 2022 / 12:41 pm

Israel unleashed a wave of airstrikes in Gaza on Friday, killing at least 10 people, including a senior militant, and wounding dozens, according to Palestinian...

After papal apology in Canada, US sets sights on missing, murdered Indigenous women

After papal apology in Canada, US sets sights on missing, murdered Indigenous women

United States Aug 5, 2022 / 10:06 am

The president of the National Congress of American Indians says Canada's progress on Indigenous issues is helping to push the United States in the same...

Nebraska State Patrol: Suspect linked to 4 deaths arrested

Nebraska State Patrol: Suspect linked to 4 deaths arrested

Nebraska Aug 5, 2022 / 7:29 am

Police arrested a suspect early Friday in connection with the deaths of four people in the small northeast Nebraska city of Laurel, according to the Nebraska...

China halts climate, military ties over Pelosi's Taiwan visit

China halts climate, military ties over Pelosi's Taiwan visit

Beijing Aug 5, 2022 / 7:25 am

China on Friday said it is canceling or suspending dialogue with the United States on a range of issues from climate change to military relations and anti-drug...

SUV drives into Native American parade, causing injuries

SUV drives into Native American parade, causing injuries

New Mexico Aug 5, 2022 / 7:22 am

Police arrested several people who were in a large SUV that drove through a Native American celebration in New Mexico, causing multiple injuries along a parade...

US says China's military drills a 'significant escalation'

US says China's military drills a 'significant escalation'

East Asia Summit Aug 5, 2022 / 7:11 am

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday that China's military exercises aimed at Taiwan including missiles fired into Japan's exclusive...

Fire at music pub in eastern Thailand kills 14, injures dozens

Fire at music pub in eastern Thailand kills 14, injures dozens

Thailand Aug 5, 2022 / 6:59 am

Fourteen people were killed and dozens badly injured when a fire broke out early Friday at a crowded music pub in eastern Thailand, police and rescue workers...

Efforts fail to save historic Alaska theater from demolition

Efforts fail to save historic Alaska theater from demolition

Alaska Aug 4, 2022 / 8:58 pm

Demolition is scheduled to begin this week on a once-opulent downtown Anchorage movie theater designed by the architect of Hollywood’s famed Pantages...

Pelosi: China cannot stop US officials from visiting Taiwan

Pelosi: China cannot stop US officials from visiting Taiwan

United States Aug 4, 2022 / 8:57 pm

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that China will not isolate Taiwan by preventing U.S. officials from traveling there. She made the remarks in Tokyo,...

Democrats say they've reached agreement on economic package

Democrats say they've reached agreement on economic package

United States Aug 4, 2022 / 7:14 pm

Senate Democrats have reached an accord on eleventh-hour changes to their top-priority economic legislation, they announced late Thursday, clearing their major...

Police: No victim found in shooting at Mall of America

Police: No victim found in shooting at Mall of America

United States Aug 4, 2022 / 7:07 pm

Someone opened fire Thursday at the Mall of America in suburban Minneapolis, sending shoppers running for cover, but police said they had not yet found a...

Patrol: 4 found dead in 2 burning homes in Nebraska city

Patrol: 4 found dead in 2 burning homes in Nebraska city

Nebraska Aug 4, 2022 / 7:01 pm

Four people were found dead Thursday in two burning homes in a small community in northeastern Nebraska, authorities said. Nebraska State Patrol Col. John...

Entire town in Washington state ordered to evacuate after fire destroys 10 homes

Entire town in Washington state ordered to evacuate after fire destroys 10 homes

Washington state Aug 4, 2022 / 2:51 pm

An entire town has been ordered to evacuate in Washington state due to a fast-moving wildfire that has already destroyed 10 homes. The town of Lind, Wash., was...

Alex Jones ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $4M

Alex Jones ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $4M

Texas Aug 4, 2022 / 2:32 pm

A Texas jury on Thursday ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay more than $4 million in compensatory damages to the parents of a 6-year-old boy who was...

US to declare health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

US to declare health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

United States Aug 4, 2022 / 11:12 am

The U.S. will declare a public health emergency to bolster the federal response to the outbreak of monkeypox that already has infected more than 6,600...

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