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Washington Capitals defenseman Steve Oleksy, right, lands a punch on Carolina Hurricanes left wing ...
STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer

NHL fighting is down across the league but not going anywhere

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has said fighting has a place in keeping down the temperature of games,
14 hours ago
FILE: Aerial photo of the Pentagon in Arlington, Virgina. The U.S. Army is slashing the size of its...
LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press

US Army is slashing thousands of posts in major revamp to prepare for future wars

The cuts include jobs related to counter-insurgency that swelled during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars but are not needed as much today.
15 hours ago
Rebecca Bistany remains locked out of her husband Paul's iPhone, nearly a year and a half after his...
Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN

Making your online accounts accessible when you die

A password management company says we each person have an average of 100 online accounts, what happens to them?
1 day ago
Image of TV remote featuring Netflix button. Netflix may direct customers to stop paying for their ...
Samantha Delouya, CNN

You may lose access to your Netflix account if you’re paying through Apple

The update by Netflix comes after years of pushback from apps in Apples iOS App Store for taking a 30% cut of all in-app purchases.
1 day ago
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this image of the Intuitive Machines Nova-C lander, al...
Jackie Wattles, CNN

Odysseus lunar lander shares new photos from its harrowing descent

The vehicle softly touched down on the moon on Thursday, becoming the first US-made lander to do so since the Apollo era.
2 days ago
The Federal Trade Commission sued to block a proposed merger between grocery giants Kroger and Albe...
DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Business Writer

US sues to block merger of grocery giants Kroger and Albertsons

The FTC says the $24.6 billion Kroger Albertsons merger would eliminate competition and lead to higher prices for millions of Americans.
2 days ago
Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at a primary election night ...
MEG KINNARD and WILL WEISSERT Associated Press

Trump wins South Carolina, easily beating Haley in her home state and closing in on GOP nomination

Donald Trump won South Carolina's Republican primary on Saturday further consolidating his path to a third straight GOP nomination.
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Associated Press

Denver police looking for former funeral home owner after body kept in hearse for 2 years

Police said 33-year-old Miles Harford was cooperating with investigators last week. But on Thursday, police said he hadn't turned himself in.
6 days ago
Odysseus passes over the near side of the moon following lunar orbit insertion on February 21. (Int...
Jackie Wattles, CNN

Historic Odysseus moon mission reaches the lunar surface

The landing is a historic one, marking the first commercial spacecraft to soft-land on the moon.
6 days ago
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Associated Press

Boeing ousts head of 737 jetliner program weeks after panel blowout on a flight over Oregon

Boeing announced the departure of Ed Clark, who had been with the company for 18 years.
7 days ago
A pail rests next to caution tape on a beach in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Fla., on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2...
Associated Press

Young girl killed when a hole she dug in the sand collapsed on a Florida beach, authorities said

A young girl died Tuesday when a deep hole she was digging collapsed on her at a south Florida beach, authorities said.
7 days ago
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NICK INGRAM Associated Press

2 adults are charged with murder in the deadly shooting at Kansas City’s Super Bowl celebration

The new charges come after two juveniles were charged for the Kansas City shooting last week.
8 days ago
Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump holds gold Trump sneakers at Sneake...
MICHAEL R. SISAK Associated Press

Here’s a look inside Donald Trump’s $355 million civil fraud verdict as an appeals fight looms

On the witness stand last year, Donald Trump proclaimed: "I have a lot of cash." After Friday's eye-popping penalty in his New York civil fraud trial, he's going to need it.
11 days ago
The likeness of George Washington is seen on a U.S. $1 bill, March 13, 2023, in Marple Township, Pa...
BEN FINLEY ASSOCIATED PRESS

Presidents Day: From George Washington’s modest birthdays to big sales and 3-day weekends

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Like the other Founding Fathers, George Washington was uneasy about the idea of publicly celebrating his life. He was the first leader of a new republic — not a tyrant. And yet the nation will once again commemorate the first U.S. president on Monday, 292 years after he was born. The […]
11 days ago
new home construction show, homebuilding is down in the US...
Anna Bahney, CNN

US homebuilding sees biggest drop since April 2020

Housing starts, a measure of new home construction, fell by 14.8%, compared with the previous month.
11 days ago
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Associated Press

Tech companies sign accord to combat AI-generated election trickery

Tech executives from Amazon, Google, Meta, Microsoft, OpenAI and TikTok gathered to announce a new framework for responding to AI-generated deepfakes.
12 days ago
former president trump shown, his fraud case just ended...
MICHAEL R. SISAK

Donald Trump fraud verdict: $364 million penalty in civil fraud case

Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers had said even before the verdict that they would appeal.
12 days ago
kansas city chiefs super bowl parade shooting aftermath...
HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, SCOTT McFETRIDGE and JOSH FUNK

2 juveniles charged in mass shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl parade

A news release from the Jackson County Family Court said the juveniles are being detained in the county’s Juvenile Detention Center.
12 days ago
Motorists drive past a sign outside a branch of Wells Fargo bank, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023, in Dea...
KEN SWEET AP Business Writer

US eases restrictions on Wells Fargo after years of strict oversight following scandal

The news sent Wells Fargo's stock up sharply Thursday as investors speculated that the bank may be able to rebuild its reputation.
12 days ago
ATLANTA, GEORGIA - FEBRUARY 15: Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis testifies during a hear...
KATE BRUMBACK and ALANNA DURKIN RICHER

In fiery testimony, Fani Willis hits back at misconduct claims that threaten future of Trump case

Her statements came during testimony Thursday in an extraordinary hearing over misconduct allegations that threaten to upend one of four criminal cases against Donald Trump.
13 days ago
Hunter Biden, son of U.S. President Joe Biden, departs a House Oversight Committee meeting at Capit...
LINDSAY WHITEHURST

FBI informant charged with lying about Joe and Hunter Biden’s ties to Ukrainian energy company

Prosecutors say Alexander Smirnov falsely told FBI agents that executives associated with the Ukrainian energy company Burisma paid Hunter and Joe Biden $5 million each.
13 days ago
kansas city parade shooting...
HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH and NICK INGRAM

Shooting after Chiefs Super Bowl parade seemed to stem from dispute among several people, police say

The shooting outside Union Station occurred despite the presence of more than 800 police officers who were in the building and nearby.
13 days ago
Former president Donald Trump, Manhattan trial...
MICHAEL R. SISAK Associated Press

Judge sets March trial date in Donald Trump’s New York hush-money case

Judge Juan Manuel Merchan said he made the decision after speaking with the judge in Trump's now-delayed federal election interference case in the nation's capital.
13 days ago
Petito was reported missing by her family in September 2021 after she embarked on a trip with Laund...
Elizabeth Wolfe

Brian Laundrie’s parents detail ‘the day everything hit the fan’ after their son told them Gabby Petito was ‘gone’

In newly filed court documents, Brian Laundrie’s parents recall frantic phone calls as their son told them his fiancee Gabby Petito was “gone.”
14 days ago