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Updated 1 month ago

Man rams car into 2 Capitol police; 1 officer, driver killed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Capitol Police officer was killed Friday after a man rammed a car into two officers at a bar...

Updated 1 month ago
Scientists: Grizzlies expand turf but still need protection

BILLINGS (AP) — Grizzly bears are slowly expanding the turf where they roam in parts of the northern Rocky Mountains but need continued protections, accordin...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Giant container ship that blocked Suez Canal is finally free

SUEZ, Egypt (AP) — Salvage teams on Monday freed a colossal container ship stuck for nearly a week in the Suez Canal, ending a crisis that had clogged one of...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Lawyer: Mental health assessment needed for Colorado suspect

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The suspect in the Colorado supermarket shooting appeared in court for the first time Thursday, and a defense attorney immediately aske...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Colorado suspect got assault weapon 6 days before shooting

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The suspect accused of opening fire inside a crowded Colorado supermarket was a 21-year-old man who purchased an assault weapon less th...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
IRS will delay tax filing due date until May 17

Americans will be getting extra time to prepare their taxes. The Internal Revenue Service says it's delaying the traditional tax filing deadline from April 15 until May 17.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
U.S. air travel rises to highest levels yet since pandemic hit

The number of people flying in the United States has eclipsed the year-ago level for the first time in the pandemic period, although travel remains deeply de...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Push to prevent next meat shortage hits big obstacle

MAXWELL, Iowa (AP) — Sudden meat shortages last year because of the coronavirus led to millions of dollars in federal grants to help small meat processors ex...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Automakers embrace electric vehicles. But what about buyers?

DETROIT (AP) — The world's major automakers have made something abundantly clear: They believe electric vehicles will dominate their industry in the years ah...

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Hawaii lawmakers considering nation's highest income tax

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii is considering overtaking California as the state with the highest income tax rate in the nation, under legislation slated for a vote ...

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Airline industry pushes US to standardize health papers

Leading airline and business groups are asking the Biden administration to develop temporary credentials that would let travelers show they have been tested ...

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Plan to allow thousands of California oil wells faces vote

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A plan to fast-track drilling of thousands of new oil and gas wells over the next 15 years in California's prime oil patch was approved Monday by Kern County officials over objections by enviro...

Updated 2 months ago
Dem split on jobless benefits slows relief bill in Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats set aside one battle over boosting the minimum wage but promptly descended into another internal fight Friday as the party haltin...

Updated 2 months ago
Pentagon: US contractor dies in rocket attack at Iraq base

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. contractor died Wednesday when at least 10 rockets slammed into an air base housing U.S. and other coalition troops in western Iraq,...

Updated 2 months ago
Police: 13 killed when big rig hits SUV carrying 25 people

HOLTVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Thirteen people were killed Tuesday when an SUV carrying 25 people and a semitruck collided on a Southern California highway near th...