Thursday, September 29, 2022

National News

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Updated 3 days, 10 hours ago

After rocky start, hopes up in Oregon drug decriminalization

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Two years after Oregon residents voted to decriminalize hard drugs and dedicate hundreds of m...

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks 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 5 months, 2 weeks 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 6 months, 1 week 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 6 months, 1 week 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 7 months 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 7 months 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 7 months 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 7 months, 2 weeks 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 7 months, 3 weeks 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 9 months 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...

Updated 10 months, 1 week ago
All 3 men charged in Arbery's death convicted of murder

Jurors on Wednesday convicted the three white men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery, the Black man who was chased and fatally shot while running through ...

Updated 11 months ago
Facebook Inc. rebrands as Meta to stress 'metaverse' plan

An embattled Facebook Inc. is changing its name to Meta Platforms Inc., or Meta for short, to reflect what CEO Mark Zuckerberg says is its commitment to deve...

Updated 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in Europe to build ‘metaverse’

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in Europe to build ‘metaverse’

Updated 1 year ago
Pentagon reverses itself, calls deadly Kabul strike an error

The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that an internal review...

Updated 1 year ago
Crowds gather to protest Biden's Idaho visit

More than 1,000 protesters gathered in Boise, Idaho, on Monday morning ahead of a visit by President Joe Biden to express their displeasure about his coronav...