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Updated 6 months, 1 week ago

Stocks jump as Trump promises to 'go big' on aid for economy

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks jumped Tuesday as President Donald Trump promised he's “going big” with plans to blunt th...

Updated 38 minutes ago
US government executes killer obsessed with witchcraft

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. government on Tuesday executed a former soldier who said an obsession with witchcraft led him to kill a Georgia nurse he believed had put a spell on him.

Updated 38 minutes ago
U.S. government executes former soldier who said obsession with witchcraft led him to kill Georgia nurse

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — U.S. government executes former soldier who said obsession with witchcraft led him to kill Georgia nurse.

Updated 38 minutes ago
AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EDT

'Unfathomable': US death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

Updated 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
Pence's jet returns to airport after hitting bird on takeoff

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence's airplane struck a bird Tuesday on takeoff in New Hampshire, causing the pilot to return to the airport out of caution, the White House said.

Updated 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
World powers clash, virus stirs anger at virtual UN meeting

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Kept apart by a devastating pandemic and dispersed across the globe, world leaders convened electronically Tuesday for an unprecedented high-level meeting, where the U.N. chief exhorted them...

Updated 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
Warrant issued for man accused of driving toward protesters

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a man accused of driving a pickup truck toward a group of people demonstrating against racism and police brutality in Virginia after he failed to s...

Updated 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
Trump expands ban on US money for certain diversity training

President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued an order that he said will expand a ban on the use of federal money for certain diversity training.

Updated 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
House passes government-wide temporary funding bill in sweeping bipartisan vote, averting shutdown threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — House passes government-wide temporary funding bill in sweeping bipartisan vote, averting shutdown threat.

Updated 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
The Latest: Nigeria urges vaccine to be available to all

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT):

Updated 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
Attorney: Black man shot by LA deputies wasn't holding a gun

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Black man shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies wasn't holding a gun when they opened fire, attorneys for his family said Tuesday, contradicting a claim that he had picked ...

Updated 2 hours, 2 minutes ago
Man, 77, charged in 1974 murder of Texas teenage girl

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man was arrested and charged in the 1974 killing of a Texas teenage girl after nearly 50 years of investigation and the advancement of DNA technology, police said Tuesday.

Updated 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
California reopens more widely as infections hit lowest rate

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More of California was cleared to reopen additional businesses Tuesday, including most of the San Francisco Bay Area and one of Southern California's largest counties, as coronavirus infection ...

Updated 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
Video shows final moments as police shoot Black man

A video released by New Jersey’s attorney general’s office Tuesday shows a police officer abruptly shooting a Black man in the doorway of an Asbury Park home after trying to convince him over the course of a long...

Updated 2 hours, 56 minutes ago
Trump supporter charged with hitting girl with flagpole

ORANGE PARK, Fla. (AP) — A man was arrested last week after striking a 12-year-old girl in the face with a flagpole during a small rally for President Donald Trump near a Florida intersection, authorities said.

Updated 2 hours, 56 minutes ago
Cuban-American judge Barbara Lagoa on Trump high court list

MIAMI (AP) — A daughter of Cuban exiles who has had a swift rise as a lawyer and judge is on President Donald Trump's short list to replace