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Associated Press

A photo taken of Matthew Perry in 2022....
Clayre Scott

Criminal investigation opened in relation to Matthew Perry’s death

A criminal investigation has been opened in relation to Matthew Perry's death due to high levels of ketamine found in his blood.
2 days ago
FILE - The United Nations (UN) headquarters are pictured in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, Sept. 9, 2...
EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press

U.N. to vote on resolution that would grant Palestine new rights

The U.N. General Assembly is expected to vote Friday on a resolution that would grant new "rights and privileges" to Palestine.
14 days ago
President Joe Biden arrives at Chicago O'Hare International Airport to attend a political fundraise...
ZEKE MILLER and AAMER MADHANI, Associated Press

Biden says US won’t supply weapons for Israel to attack Rafah

Biden said the U.S. was still committed to Israel's defense, but that if Israel goes into Rafah, "we're not going to supply the weapons and artillery shells used."
15 days ago
Adult film actress Stormy Daniels, who just testified in the Trump hush money trial....
Associated Press

Adult film star testifies in Trump hush money case

Donald Trump's attorneys have unsuccessfully pushed for a mistrial during the testimony of porn actor Stormy Daniels. She was testifying at Trump's hush money criminal trial that she had a sexual encounter with Trump after meeting him at a Lake Tahoe celebrity golf outing where her studio was a sponsor.
16 days ago
This photo provided by NASA shows an Eta Aquarid meteor streaking over northern Georgia on April 29...
CHRISTINA LARSON, AP Science Writer

The Eta Aquarid meteor shower, debris of Halley’s comet, peaks this weekend. Here’s how to see it

The Eta Aquarid meteor shower, remnants of Halley's comet, peaks this weekend.
19 days ago
Actor Mark Hamill takes off sunglasses given to him by President Joe Biden, as he joins White House...
COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

‘Star Wars’ actor Mark Hamill drops by White House for a visit with ‘Joe-bi-Wan Kenobi’

"Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill has dropped by the White House for a visit with President Joe Biden.
20 days ago
FILE - Adele, winner of the award for best pop solo performance for "Easy on Me," poses in the pres...
MICHELLE CHAPMAN, AP Business Writer

Artists from Universal Music Group are heading back to TikTok as new licensing deal reached

Artists from Universal Music Group, which include Drake, Adele, Bad Bunny and Billie Eilish, will be returning to TikTok.
20 days ago
Camps have sprung up at several university campuses across Australia....
Hilary Whiteman and Angus Watson, CNN

Australian student protests show US campus divisions over Gaza war are going global

In the past 10 days, pro-Palestinian protest camps have appeared at seven Australian universities.
21 days ago
Ashnaelle Bijoux poses on campus, Saturday, April 27, 2024, at Norwich Free Academy in Norwich, Con...
COLLIN BINKLEY AP Education Writer

Experts fear ‘catastrophic’ college declines due to botched FAFSA rollout

The bungled rollout of a new federal student aid form has left millions of students in limbo and some wondering if their college dreams will survive.
21 days ago
Law enforcement personnel respond to a report of a person armed with a rifle at Mount Horeb Middle ...
TODD RICHMOND, AP

Police shot and killed armed student outside Wisconsin school, authorities say

Police shot and killed a Wisconsin student outside a middle school after receiving a report of someone with a weapon.
22 days ago
Jerome Powell, Board Chair of the Federal Reserve, speaks at a news conference. The Federal Reserve...
ASSOCIATED Press

Federal Reserve says interest rates are staying high

The Federal Reserve stated that it has no plans to reduce interest rates until price increases slow further.
22 days ago
Demonstrators carry pro-life posters outside the Arizona Capitol. The Arizona Senate has just repea...
Associated Press

Arizona Senate repeals 160 year old abortion ban

Democrats secured enough votes in the Arizona Senate on Wednesday to repeal a Civil War-era ban on abortions that the state’s highest court recently allowed to take effect. Voting wasn’t complete but the Senate had the 16 votes it needed to advance the bill.
22 days ago
green marijuana plants in black pots...
JENNIFER PELTZ and LINDSAY WHITEHURST Associated Press

What marijuana reclassification means for the United States

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is moving toward reclassifying marijuana as a less dangerous drug.
22 days ago
FILE - Mark Rudd, a leader of the student protest at Columbia University in New York City, is inter...
DEEPTI HAJELA Associated Press

How Columbia University’s complex history with the student protest movement echoes into today

The pro-Palestinian protest and subsequent arrests at Columbia aren't new ground for students at the Ivy League school.
22 days ago
Using a tactical vehicle, New York City police enter an upper floor of Hamilton Hall on the Columbi...
JAKE OFFENHARTZ, CEDAR ATTANASIO and STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press

Police clear pro-Palestinian protesters from Columbia University’s Hamilton Hall after occupation

Police officers carrying zip ties and riot shields stormed a Columbia University building being occupied by pro-Palestinian protesters.
23 days ago
Marijuana grows at Tryke Companies Utah's medical cannabis cultivation facility in Tooele, us moves...
ZEKE MILLER, JOSHUA GOODMAN, JIM MUSTIAN and LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press

US drug control agency will move to reclassify marijuana in a historic shift, AP sources say

The DEA's move to reclassify marijuana would not legalize it outright for recreational use.
23 days ago
a police officer confronts a columbia university protesters...
CEDAR ATTANASIO, JAKE OFFENHARTZ and JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press

Columbia University threatens to expel student protesters occupying an administration building

Columbia Univeristy protesters locked arms in front of Hamilton Hall early Tuesday and carried furniture and metal barricades to the building.
23 days ago
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan speaks during an event at Howard Univer...
MATTHEW DALY Associated Press

EPA bans methylene chloride for consumer use

The EPA has banned consumer use of methylene chloride, a chemical known to cause cancer.
23 days ago
antony blinken, he is Blinken pressing Hamas to accept new proposal for Gaza cease-fire...
SAMY MAGDY and LEE KEATH Associated Press

US presses Hamas to accept new proposal for Gaza cease-fire

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Hamas to accept the latest proposal, calling it “extraordinarily generous” on Israel's part.
24 days ago
Xochitl Galvez, right, and Claudia Sheinbaum, left. If a woman wins Mexico’s presidency on June 2...
MARÍA TERESA HERNÁNDEZ, AP

How would abortion be handled in Mexico with a female president?

If a woman wins Mexico’s presidency on June 2, would she rule with gender in mind?
24 days ago
Riverton, Utah, Mayor Trent Staggs, a U.S. Senate candidate endorsed by former President Donald Tru...
Hannah Schoenbaum

Utah GOP picks Trump-backed mayor as nominee to replace Romney

The Utah Republican Party has selected Trent Staggs as its nominee to replace Mitt Romney in the U.S. Senate.
25 days ago
Southern California tailback Reggie Bush picks up the Heisman Trophy after being announced as the w...
GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer

Reggie Bush is reinstated as 2005 Heisman Trophy winner, with organizers citing NIL rule changes

Reggie Bush has his Heisman back. The Heisman Trust reinstated the former Southern California tailback as the 2005 Heisman Trophy winner.
27 days ago
The seal of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is seen before an FCC meeting to vote on ne...
DAVID HAMILTON AP Technology Writer

Net neutrality restored as FCC votes to regulate internet providers

The FTC voted to restore "net neutrality" rules to prevent internet providers such as Comcast and Verizon from favoring some sites over others.
27 days ago
Passenger drop off their baggage at United Airlines in C Terminal at George Bush Intercontinental A...
DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer

Airlines will now be required to give automatic cash refunds for canceled and delayed flights

The Biden administration issued final rules to require airlines to automatically issue cash refunds for things like delayed flights.
28 days ago