Tuesday, May 17, 2022

National News

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Updated 3 weeks, 5 days ago

As shares plunge, Netflix takes aim at password sharing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A sharp drop in subscribers sent Netflix shares into freefall Wednesday, forcing the compan...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Biden finalizes rule restoring broad review of big projects

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is restoring federal regulations guiding environmental reviews of major infrastructure projects such as highways a...

Updated 1 month ago
White House Easter Egg Roll returns after 2-year hiatus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House hopes to stir up some "egg-citement" when the Easter Egg Roll returns on Monday after a two-year, coronavirus-induced hiatus.

Updated 1 month ago
Putin's Pollock: U.S. seafood imports fuel Russian war machine

MIAMI (AP) — A U.S. ban on seafood imports from Russia over its invasion of Ukraine was supposed to sap billions of dollars from Vladimir Putin's war machine.

Updated 1 month ago
Couple found dead as wildfire destroys New Mexico homes

The remains of a New Mexico couple were found near their burned home as a wind-driven wildfire charred more than 200 residences on the edge of a mountain com...

Updated 1 month ago
Brooklyn subway suspect tipped off police to his location

NEW YORK (AP) — The man accused of shooting 10 people on a Brooklyn subway train was arrested Wednesday and charged with a federal terrorism offense after th...

Updated 1 month ago
Man wanted in Brooklyn subway attack arrested, officials say

NEW YORK (AP) — The man wanted in the shooting of 10 people on a subway in Brooklyn was arrested Wednesday afternoon, a day after the attack on a crowded rus...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
White House releases report on Native American voting rights

Local, state and federal officials must do more to ensure Native Americans facing persistent, longstanding and deep-rooted barriers to voting have equal acce...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Jackson pledges to decide cases 'without fear or favor'

Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson pledged on Monday to decide cases "without fear or favor" if the Senate confirms her historic nomination as the f...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Ukraine's capital under threat as Russia presses invasion

Russian troops bore down on Ukraine's capital Friday, with explosions and gunfire sounding in the city as the invasion of a democratic country fueled fears o...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Biden nominates Jackson, first Black woman, to Supreme Court

President Joe Biden on Friday nominated federal appeals court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, the first Black woman selected to serve on a ...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Russia attacks Ukraine; peace in Europe 'shattered'

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine on Thursday, unleashing airstrikes on cities and military bases and sending in troops a...

Updated 3 months ago
Trudeau mulls invoking emergency powers to quell protests

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government weighed whether to invoke emergency powers Monday to quell the protests by demonstrators who have paralyz...

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Canada: 'Freedom Convoy' protests threaten border trade

Canadian lawmakers expressed increasing worry Tuesday about the economic effects of disruptive demonstrations after the busiest border crossing between the U...

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Official: Nearly 1K homes destroyed in Colorado wildfire

A Colorado official says nearly 1,000 homes were destroyed, hundreds more were damaged, and that three people are missing after a wildfire charred numerous n...