Tuesday, July 16, 2024

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Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago

Former fire chief who died at Trump rally used his body to shield family from gunfire

BUFFALO TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania (AP) — The victim who was killed at a Pennsylvania rally for Donald Trump spent his…

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
McCarthy to call vote Tuesday on effort to oust him and says he won't cut a deal with Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Kevin McCarthy plans to force a vote Tuesday on the far-right effort to oust him from his leadership position and insists he will not…

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
On the brink of a federal shutdown, the House passes a 45-day funding plan and sends it to Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the brink of a federal government shutdown, the House on Saturday swiftly approved a 45-day funding bill to keep federal agencies open as …

Updated 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Proud Boy convicted of helping spearhead Capitol attack ties Jan. 6 sentence record with 18 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — A one-time leader in the Proud Boys far-right extremist group was sentenced Friday to 18 years in prison for his role in the Jan. 6 riot at t…

Updated 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Florida braces as Tropical Storm Idalia intensifies

Florida residents loaded up on sandbags and evacuated from homes in low-lying areas along the Gulf Coast as Tropical Storm Idalia intensified Monday and foreca…

Updated 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Trump surrenders to law enforcement in Georgia election case

The booking photo instantly becomes part of the former president's legacy as he confronts criminal charges in four American cities while seeking to reclaim the…

Updated 11 months, 1 week ago
At least 55 people died on Maui. Residents had little warning before wildfires overtook a town

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii emergency management records show no indication that warning sirens sounded before people ran for their lives from wildfires on M…

Updated 11 months, 1 week ago
People in Hawaii flee into ocean to escape wildfires that are burning a popular Maui tourist town

HONOLULU (AP) — Wind-whipped wildfires raced through parts of Hawaii on Wednesday, burning down businesses in a historic town on the island of Maui, injuring s…

Updated 12 months ago
IRS whistleblowers will testify to Congress as they claim 'slow-walking' of the Hunter Biden case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Whistleblowers claiming the Justice Department improperly interfered with a yearslong investigation into Hunter Biden will testify before Con…

Updated 1 year, 1 month ago
Ted Kaczynski, known as the "Unabomber," died of suicide: AP Sources

Ted Kaczynski, known as the "Unabomber," who carried out a 17-year bombing campaign that killed three people and injured 23 others, died by suicide, four peopl…

Updated 1 year, 2 months ago
WHO downgrades COVID pandemic, says it's no longer emergency

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization said Friday that COVID-19 no longer qualifies as a global emergency, marking a symbolic end to the devastating coronavirus pandemic that triggered once-unthinkable lockdo…

Updated 1 year, 2 months ago
Fire Grants and Safety Act passes US Senate

The Fire Grants and Safety Act, which would reauthorize the Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program and the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grant Program, passed the U.S. Senate last week.

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
Police: 4 killed in shooting at downtown Louisville building

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A shooting Monday at a bank in downtown Louisville killed at least four people and wounded at least eight others, police said. The suspe…

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
Kalispell artist crafts gavel gifted to U.S. Speaker of the House

A gavel made by Ron Kelley was presented to House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, a Republican from California, on March 23 in the United States Capitol.

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
Senate passes Tester's bill to increase veterans compensation

A bill that would increase the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and military survivors under the Department of Veterans A…

Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
Trump returns to New York to face charges in criminal probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump flew Monday from Florida to New York for his historic booking and arraignment on hush money charges, as the natio…