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Key witness testifies in trial tied to Trump-Russia probe

Key witness testifies in trial tied to Trump-Russia probe

May 19, 2022 / 3:40 pm

The star prosecution witness in the trial of a Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer testified Thursday that he was “100 percent confident” that the...

Oklahoma abortion providers say services expected to stop

Oklahoma abortion providers say services expected to stop

May 19, 2022 / 1:54 pm

Oklahoma lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill prohibiting all abortions with few exceptions, and providers said they would stop performing the procedure as...

Biden hails Sweden, Finland NATO bids as leaders visit US

Biden hails Sweden, Finland NATO bids as leaders visit US

May 19, 2022 / 9:12 am

President Joe Biden on Thursday hailed the “momentous” applications of once-neutral Sweden and Finland to join the North Atlantic Treaty...

Grand jury indicts man in Buffalo supermarket shooting

Grand jury indicts man in Buffalo supermarket shooting

May 19, 2022 / 8:34 am

The white man accused of killing 10 Black people at a supermarket in Buffalo appeared in court Thursday, standing silently during a brief proceeding attended by...

McDonald's finds a buyer for Russian restaurants

McDonald's finds a buyer for Russian restaurants

May 19, 2022 / 6:34 am

McDonald’s has begun the process of selling its restaurants in Russia after more than 30 years in the country. The Chicago burger giant said Alexander...

More Americans apply for jobless benefits last week

More Americans apply for jobless benefits last week

May 19, 2022 / 5:43 am

More Americans applied for jobless aid last week, but the total number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits is at a 53-year low. Applications for...

Battle for Mariupol draws toward close after surrender

Battle for Mariupol draws toward close after surrender

May 18, 2022 / 9:11 pm

The battle that turned Mariupol into a worldwide symbol of defiance and suffering drew toward a close as Russia said nearly 1,000 last-ditch Ukrainian fighters...

Biden invokes Defense Production Act for formula shortage

Biden invokes Defense Production Act for formula shortage

May 18, 2022 / 4:44 pm

President Joe Biden on Wednesday invoked the Defense Production Act to speed production of infant formula and authorized flights to import supply from overseas,...

NATO chief hails 'historic moment' as Finland, Sweden apply

NATO chief hails 'historic moment' as Finland, Sweden apply

May 18, 2022 / 7:05 am

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that the military alliance stands ready to seize a historic moment and move quickly on allowing Finland...

Interrogation, uncertainty for soldiers abandoning Mariupol

Interrogation, uncertainty for soldiers abandoning Mariupol

May 18, 2022 / 5:55 am

Russia said Wednesday that nearly 1,000 Ukrainian troops making their last stand in Mariupol have surrendered, edging ever closer to the end of the battle that...

Bad Kitty: German town grounds cats to save rare birds

Bad Kitty: German town grounds cats to save rare birds

May 18, 2022 / 5:53 am

What a cat-astrophe! Authorities in the southwest German town of Walldorf have ordered some cat owners to keep their pets indoors until the end of August, to...

US Soccer equalizes pay in milestone with women, men

US Soccer equalizes pay in milestone with women, men

May 18, 2022 / 5:44 am

The U.S. Soccer Federation reached milestone agreements to pay its men's and women's teams equally, making the American national governing body the...

In Buffalo, Biden mourns victims, says 'evil will not win'

In Buffalo, Biden mourns victims, says 'evil will not win'

May 17, 2022 / 2:07 pm

President Joe Biden on Tuesday condemned the poison of white supremacy and said the nation must “reject the lie” of the racist “replacement...

Suspect charged in deadly California church shooting

Suspect charged in deadly California church shooting

May 17, 2022 / 1:58 pm

The man accused of opening fire on a Taiwanese church congregation in California was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder and five counts of attempted...

Girlfriend: Man accused in Dallas attack had Asian delusions

Girlfriend: Man accused in Dallas attack had Asian delusions

May 17, 2022 / 11:31 am

The girlfriend of a man arrested in Dallas Tuesday in a shooting that wounded three women in a Koreatown hair salon told police he had been admitted to health...

Sweden, Finland push ahead with NATO bids as Turkey objects

Sweden, Finland push ahead with NATO bids as Turkey objects

May 17, 2022 / 10:19 am

Sweden and Finland on Tuesday pushed ahead with their bids to join NATO even as Turkey insisted it won’t let the previously nonaligned Nordic countries...

White House moves to loosen remittance, flight rules on Cuba

White House moves to loosen remittance, flight rules on Cuba

May 16, 2022 / 6:09 pm

The Biden administration announced Monday that it will expand flights to Cuba, take steps to loosen restrictions on U.S. travelers to the island, and lift...

Authorities: Hate against Taiwanese led to church attack

Authorities: Hate against Taiwanese led to church attack

May 16, 2022 / 12:36 pm

UPDATE 12:40 p.m. A gunman in deadly attack at California church was Chinese immigrant motivated by hate for Taiwanese people, authorities said. The shooting...

Reversing Trump, Biden acts to deploy US troops to Somalia

Reversing Trump, Biden acts to deploy US troops to Somalia

May 16, 2022 / 8:55 am

President Joe Biden on Monday signed an order to deploy U.S. troops to Somalia amid heightened concerns about the country's Islamic extremist rebels, known...

US deaths from COVID hit 1 million, less than 2 1/2 years in

US deaths from COVID hit 1 million, less than 2 1/2 years in

May 16, 2022 / 6:42 am

The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 hit 1 million on Monday, a once-unimaginable figure that only hints at the multitudes of loved ones and friends staggered by...

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