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Loretta Lynn, coal miner’s daughter and country queen, dies

Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner’s daughter who became a pillar of country music, has died. She was 90.
2 months ago

Russian losses evident in key liberated Ukrainian city

The bodies of Russian soldiers are lying in the streets of a key city in eastern Ukraine following their comrades' retreat that has marked the latest defeat for Moscow.
2 months ago

CDC drops traveler health notices for individual countries

The CDC is doing away with notices about the COVID-19 risk of visiting specific countries.
2 months ago

Trump files $475 million defamation lawsuit against CNN

Former President Donald Trump has gone to court against CNN, a familiar target when he was president.
2 months ago

Idaho ordered to pay $2.5M to transgender inmate for legal fees

A federal judge has ordered Idaho and its prison medical care provider to pay more than $2.5 million in legal fees to a transgender inmate who sued after she was denied gender confirmation surgery.
2 months ago

Police: 6 California killings may be work of serial killer

Ballistics tests have linked the fatal shootings of six men and the wounding of one woman in California— all potentially at the hands of a serial killer — in crimes going back more than a year.
2 months ago

Supreme Court rejects bump stock ban cases, one from Utahn

The Supreme Court says it won't take up two cases that involved challenges to a ban enacted during the Trump administration on bump stocks. Those are the gun attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like machine guns.
2 months ago

Sacheen Littlefeather, actor who declined Brando Oscar for him, dies

The actor and activist who declined Marlon Brando's 1973 Academy Award for "The Godfather" on his behalf in an indelible protest of how Native Americans had been portrayed on screen has died. Sacheen Littlefeather was 75.
2 months ago

Russian court sets Brittney Griner appeal date for Oct. 25

A Russian court has set a date for American basketball star Brittney Griner’s appeal against her nine-year prison sentence for drug possession.
2 months ago

Oath Keepers trial: ‘Armed rebellion’ plan, prosecutor says

Federal prosecutors have begun to lay out for jurors their case against the founder of the Oath Keepers extremist group and four associates charged in the most serious case to reach trial yet in the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol attack.
2 months ago

Ukrainian troops claim gains in Russia-annexed region

Ukrainian troops pushed forward with their offensive that has embarrassed Moscow, with Kyiv officials and foreign observers hinting at new gains in the southern strategic region of Kherson.
2 months ago

In Hurricane Ian’s wake, dangers persist, worsen in parts

Days after Hurricane Ian carved a path of destruction from Florida to the Carolinas, the dangers persisted, and even worsened in some places.
2 months ago

EXPLAINER: 3 more on trial in Michigan governor kidnap plot

A scheme to kidnap Michigan’s governor in 2020 will get yet another airing in court.
2 months ago

Florida deaths rise to 47 amid struggle to recover from Ian

Rescuers have evacuated stunned survivors cut off by Hurricane Ian on Florida's largest barrier island, and the state's death toll has risen sharply amid recovery efforts. Hundreds of thousands of people are still sweltering without power in the state, days after Ian's rampage from Florida to the Carolinas.
2 months ago

Hundreds of cars pack Nevada streets for illegal stunts

Police in northern Nevada say thousands of people in hundreds of cars took over parking lots and intersections Friday night.
2 months ago

Archives: Records from Trump WH staffers remain missing

The National Archives has informed congressional lawmakers that a number of electronic communications from Trump White House staffers remain missing.
2 months ago

Dozens dead from Ian, one of strongest, costliest US storms

Rescuers continue to search for survivors in flooded homes in Florida after Hurricane Ian's passage earlier this week.
2 months ago

Biden vows Russia won’t ‘get away with’ Ukraine annexation

The United States and its allies are hitting back at Russia’s annexation of four more Ukrainian regions, slapping sanctions on more than 1,000 Russian individuals and companies.
2 months ago

Justice Jackson makes Supreme Court debut in brief ceremony

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson has made her first appearance on the Supreme Court bench in a brief courtroom ceremony three days before the start of the high court’s new term.
2 months ago

Ian makes landfall again, this time in South Carolina

Hurricane Ian has made another landfall, this time in South Carolina, after carving a swath of destruction across Florida earlier this week.
2 months ago

US hits Russia with sanctions for annexing Ukrainian regions

The U.S. has sanctioned more than 1,000 people and firms connected to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, including its Central Bank governor and families of Security Council members.
2 months ago

Hurricane Ian heads for Carolinas after pounding Florida

A revived Hurricane Ian is bearing down on South Carolina’s coast and the historic city of Charleston, with forecasters predicting a storm surge and floods.
2 months ago

Putin declares Ukrainian regions part of Russia, defies West

Russian President Vladimir Putin has opened a Kremlin ceremony to start the process of absorbing parts of Ukraine in defiance of international law.
2 months ago

Many trapped in Florida as Ian heads toward South Carolina

Rescue crews are wading through water and using boats to rescue Florida residents stranded in the wake of Hurricane Ian.
2 months ago