Monday, February 06, 2023

National News

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Updated 1 week, 2 days ago

Nuclear strike chief seeks cancer review of missile crews

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Air Force general in charge of the nation's air- and ground-launched nuclear missiles ...

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
US testing new fire retardant, critics push other methods

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials are testing a new wildfire retardant after two decades of buying millions of gallons annually from one supplier, but watch...

Updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago
'Precious individuals' taken in Texas school shooting

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — One student was an avid runner, so fast she swept the races at field day. Another was learning football plays from his grandfather. One ...

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks 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 company to consider experimenting with ads and -- h...

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks 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 9 months, 3 weeks 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 9 months, 3 weeks 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 9 months, 4 weeks 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 9 months, 4 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 9 months, 4 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 10 months, 2 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 10 months, 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 11 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 11 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 11 months, 2 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 11 months, 3 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...