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Police in a Virginia suburb of the nation’s capital are investigating a massive explosion at a ho...

Virginia police investigate explosion at house where officers were trying to serve a search warrant

Police in a Virginia suburb of the nation’s capital are investigating a massive explosion at a house where police were investigating.
2 days ago
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Associated Press

What’s open and closed on Thanksgiving this year?

A lot of national retailers are keeping the doors closed on Thursday to give employees time with families and to recharge for the holidays ahead.
16 days ago
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Honda recalls nearly 250K vehicles because bearing can fail and cause engines to run poorly or stall

DETROIT (AP) — Honda is recalling nearly 250,000 vehicles in the U.S. because bearings can fail, causing the engines to stall and increasing the risk of a crash. The recall covers certain 2018 and 2019 Honda Pilot SUVs and Odyssey minivans and some 2017 and 2019 Ridgeline pickup trucks. Also affected are certain 2015 to […]
19 days ago
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Amazon lays off hundreds in its Alexa division as it plows resources into AI

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is cutting hundreds of jobs in the unit that handles its popular voice assistant Alexa as it plows more resources into artificial intelligence. In a note to employees on Friday, Daniel Rausch, Amazon’s vice president of Alexa and Fire TV, wrote that the company is eliminating certain roles because it […]
19 days ago
Fulton County prosecutors want the Georgia election subversion trial of Donald Trump and his co-def...

Georgia prosecutor seeks August trial date for Trump and others in election case

A GA prosecutor is seeking an August trial date for former President Donald Trump and others charged over efforts to overturn the election.
19 days ago
Police work at the scene of a shooting at New Hampshire Hospital on Friday, Nov. 17. The suspect in...
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Shooter kills 1 before being fatally shot by trooper at New Hampshire psychiatric hospital

A shooting at a New Hampshire psychiatric hospital Friday ended with the suspect dead, police said.
19 days ago
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BROOKE SCHULTZ Associated Press/Report for America

Pennsylvania House passes ‘shield law’ to protect providers, out-of-staters seeking abortions

The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives has passed a measure seeking to protect those who come to Pennsylvania to get abortions.
21 days ago
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Police make arrests after protest outside Democratic HQ calling for cease-fire in Israel-Hamas war

Police in the nation’s capital have responded to a protest outside the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee.
21 days ago
Eight high school students in Las Vegas between the ages of 13 and 17 were arrested Tuesday on susp...
Associated Press

8 high school students in Las Vegas arrested on murder charges in fatal beating of classmate

Las Vegas police say investigators are still working to identify two more students who participated in the Nov. 1 fight.
22 days ago
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Nearly half of Democrats disapprove of Biden’s response to the Israel-Hamas war, AP-NORC poll shows

The poll found 46% of Democrats disapprove of how Biden has navigated the conflict. The war could complicate Biden's reelection effort.
27 days ago
An attendee at Planned Parenthood's Bans Off Our Bodies rally for abortion rights holds a sign read...
REBECCA BOONE Associated Press

Federal judge puts Idaho’s ‘abortion trafficking’ law on hold during lawsuit

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Idaho's “abortion trafficking” law from being enforced while a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality is underway.
27 days ago
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To help 2024 voters, Meta says it will begin labeling political ads that use AI-generated imagery

Facebook and Instagram will require political ads running on their platforms to disclose if they were created using artificial intelligence.
28 days ago
A surfer rides a wave in the Atlantic Ocean in Biarritz, southwestern France. October was the fifth...
MELINA WALLING Associated Press

October obliterated temperature records, virtually guaranteeing 2023 will be hottest year on record

This October was the hottest on record globally, 1.7 degrees Celsius (3.1 degrees Fahrenheit) warmer than the pre-industrial average for the month.
29 days ago
U.S. regulators are warning drivers to steer clear of rhinestone emblems used to embellish a car's ...
Associated Press

Don’t put that rhinestone emblem on your car’s steering wheel, US regulators say

U.S. regulators are warning drivers to steer clear of rhinestone emblems used to embellish a car's logo on the center of its steering wheel.
1 month ago
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Federal Reserve leaves its key rate unchanged but keeps open possibility of a future hike

The Fed said in a statement after its latest meeting that it would keep its benchmark rate at about 5.4%.
1 month ago
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Associated Press

A pilot has been indicted for allegedly threatening to shoot the captain if the flight was diverted

Authorities say a co-pilot threatened to shoot the captain if the plane was diverted to take care of a passenger who needed medical attention.
1 month ago
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Maine mass shooter’s family reached out to sheriff 5 months before rampage, sheriff’s office says

Maine’s authorities are trying to piece together the events that led to the worst mass shooting in the state’s history. A sheriff's office reported Monday that the shooter's family had expressed concerns about his deteriorating mental health.
1 month ago
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Associated Press

Authorities name all 18 Maine mass shooting victims and lift shelter-in-place order

Officials have lifted a shelter-in-place order for communities instituted after the mass shooting Wednesday night.
1 month ago
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NHL rescinds ban on rainbow-colored Pride tape, allowing players to use it on the ice this season

NHL players will be allowed to use Pride tape this season after all.
1 month ago
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Associated Press

Biden faces foreign policy trouble spots as he aims to highlight his experience on the global stage

WASHINGTON (AP) — This probably wasn’t how President Joe Biden envisioned his big foreign policy week ending. Biden spent much of the time trying to make the case to world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly as well as to Democratic donors and voters that his decades of foreign policy experience and demonstrated moral clarity […]
2 months ago
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Speaker McCarthy gives in to hard-line conservatives in hopes of solving government funding impasse

With the government shutdown looming, Speaker Kevin McCarthy faces challenges while facing the September 30 deadline to fund the government.
2 months ago
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SHEIKH SAALIQ Associated Press

India’s government replaces ‘India’ with ancient name ‘Bharat’ in dinner invitation to G20 guests

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has replaced the name India with Bharat at this week’s Group of 20 summit, in a move that reflects his Hindu nationalist party’s efforts to eliminate what it sees as colonial-era names.
3 months ago
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Associated Press

AP, other news organizations, develop standards for their use of artificial intelligence

The Associated Press is one of a handful of news organizations setting rules on how to integrate tech tools like ChatGPT into their work.
4 months ago
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Associated Press

Judge blocks Biden administration’s policy limiting asylum for migrants but delays enforcement

The new rule imposes severe limitations on migrants seeking asylum but includes room for exceptions and does not apply to children traveling alone.
4 months ago