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Big Easy recommends masks

Jul 21, 2021 / 3:23 pm

With the daily average of new COVID-19 cases surging to numbers not seen in months, New Orleans officials issued an advisory Wednesday “strongly...

Powerful Panama quake

Jul 21, 2021 / 3:06 pm

A powerful magnitude-6.8 earthquake shook Panama and Costa Rica on Wednesday afternoon, but it was relatively far from the largest population centers and there...

Weinstein pleads not guilty

Jul 21, 2021 / 11:43 am

Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty in a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday to four counts of rape and seven other sexual assault counts. Weinstein denies rapes,...

Pelosi blocks Trump allies

Jul 21, 2021 / 10:51 am

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday rejected two Republicans tapped by House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan. 6...

Gunfire during celebration

Jul 21, 2021 / 9:29 am

Two shootings in downtown Milwaukee early Wednesday as crowds celebrated the Milwaukee Bucks' first NBA championship in 50 years left three people wounded,...

Liverpool loses status

Jul 21, 2021 / 9:19 am

Civic leaders in Liverpool expressed outrage Wednesday after the English port city was stripped of its World Heritage status by the United Nations’...

US-China tensions soar

Jul 21, 2021 / 9:18 am

Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will travel to China this weekend on a visit that comes as tensions between Washington and Beijing soar on multiple...

Russia launches lab module

Jul 21, 2021 / 8:44 am

Russia on Wednesday successfully launched a long-delayed lab module for the International Space Station that is intended to provide more room for scientific...

Synagogue shooter guilty

Jul 21, 2021 / 7:13 am

A 22-year-old former nursing student pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder and other charges in connection with a deadly shooting at a Southern California synagogue...

Couple charged in reveal

Jul 20, 2021 / 9:03 pm

A couple whose gender reveal ceremony sparked a Southern California wildfire that killed a firefighter last year were charged with involuntary manslaughter,...

US opioid lawsuits on verge

Jul 20, 2021 / 8:56 pm

The yearslong effort by state and local governments in the U.S. to force the pharmaceutical industry to help pay to fix a nationwide opioid addiction and...

Judge blocks abortion law

Jul 20, 2021 / 8:44 pm

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked an Arkansas law banning nearly all abortions in the state while she hears a challenge to its constitutionality. U.S. District...

Bezos blasts into space

Jul 20, 2021 / 7:18 am

Jeff Bezos blasted into space Tuesday on his rocket company’s first flight with people on board, becoming the second billionaire in just over a week to...

New president for Peru

Jul 20, 2021 / 7:06 am

Rural teacher-turned-political novice Pedro Castillo on Monday became the winner of Peru’s presidential election after the country’s longest...

Jenner's income drops

Jul 19, 2021 / 10:41 pm

Caitlyn Jenner's earnings have fallen precipitously in the last several years from a high of $2.5 million in 2016 when she had her own reality TV show to...

30 killed in market

Jul 19, 2021 / 1:41 pm

A roadside bomb attack targeted a Baghdad suburb Monday, killing at least 30 people and wounding dozens of others at a crowded market, Iraqi medical officials...

Bomb squad caused blast

Jul 19, 2021 / 1:11 pm

Los Angeles bomb technicians grossly miscalculated the weight of homemade fireworks last month when they detonated them in a containment chamber, causing a...

Bootleg fire biggest in US

Jul 19, 2021 / 11:52 am

The nation's largest wildfire torched more dry forest in Oregon and forced the evacuation of a wildlife research station Monday as firefighters had to...

Vax protest gets ugly

Jul 19, 2021 / 9:50 am

A French Holocaust survivor has denounced anti-vaccination protesters comparing themselves to Jews who were persecuted by Nazi Germany during World War II....

Interim PM to step down

Jul 19, 2021 / 9:47 am

Haiti’s designated Prime Minister Ariel Henry will replace the country’s interim prime minister to honour the wishes of the country’s slain...

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