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FILE - House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., responds to reporters at the Capitol in Wash...
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McCarthy, Trump have ‘positive’ call despite Jan. 6 audio

House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy had a positive phone call with then President Donald Trump.
5 months ago
FILE - In this photo  provided by the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, Russian missile cruis...
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Sailors’ families seek answers about Russian ship sinking

Families of Russian sailors aboard the Moskva are seeking information about the ship sinking.
5 months ago
President Joe Biden walks to board Air Force One, Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Andrews Air Force Ba...
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Biden announces heavy artillery, other weapons for Ukraine

President Joe Biden announced another $1,3 billion in military aide for Ukraine.
5 months ago
Ukrainian soldiers walk on a destroyed bridge in Irpin, on the outskirts of Kyiv, on Wednesday, Apr...
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‘Days or hours left’: Russia tightens the noose in Mariupol

Russian forces tighten their grip in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol.
6 months ago
A wind-driven wildfire burns at the edge of U.S. 89 on the outskirts of Flagstaff, Ariz., on Tuesda...
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Southwest wildfires force evacuations, tighten resources

An Arizona wildfire more than tripled in size on Wednesday as winds pushed flames through a neighborhood near Flagstaff.
6 months ago
A Ukrainian soldier inspects a Russian tank after recent battles at the village of Moshchun close t...
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Russia pours in more troops and presses attack in the east

Russia poured additional troops into the eastern half of Ukraine in a potential battle for that part of the country.
6 months ago
Russian military vehicles move on a highway in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatist forc...
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Zelenskyy: Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine has begun

Russia began its full-scale ground offensive to take control of eastern Ukraine on Monday.
6 months ago
Tara Kramer sits in her apartment with her cat Busy, Friday, April 8, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa. Mo...
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States scale back food stamp benefits even as prices soar

The food stamp program, month by month, is getting scaled back despite the increase in grocery prices.
6 months ago
Relatives mourn the dead of Oleksandr Mozheiko, 31, territorial defense soldier who was killed by R...
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Police: More than 900 civilian bodies found in Kyiv region

More than 900 civilian bodies have been found in an area surrounding the Ukrainian capital after Russia's withdrawal
6 months ago
FILE - The Russian missile cruiser Moskva, the flagship of Russia's Black Sea Fleet is seen anchore...
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Russia’s damaged Black Sea flagship sinks in latest setback

The flagship of Russia's Black Sea fleet sank Thursday after suffering damage the previous day.
6 months ago
New York City Police and law enforcement officials lead subway shooting suspect Frank R. James, 62,...
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‘Prophet of Doom’: Subway suspect left ranting video clues

The suspect in Tuesday's shooting in a New York subway posted videos ranting about violence and race.
6 months ago
This photo provided by Will B Wylde,  a person is aided outside a subway car in the Brooklyn boroug...
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Police focus on van renter in Brooklyn subway shooting probe

Authorities in New York are looking for a renter of van in connection to a shooting in Brooklyn on Tuesday.
6 months ago
FILE - A sign requiring masks as a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus on a store fron...
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Philadelphia to restore indoor mask mandate as cases rise

Philadelphia reinstated its indoor mask mandate Monday due to an increase in positive coronavirus cases. It's the first major city in the country to reinstate the mandate.
6 months ago
President Joe Biden goes to hug Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as they watch the...
MARY CLARE JALONICK and MARK SHERMAN Associated Press

Jackson approved as first Black female Supreme Court justice

Jackson, a 51 year-old appeals court judge with nine years experience on the federal bench, was confirmed 53-47, mostly along party lines but with three Republican votes.
6 months ago
Sacramento Mass shooting vigil...
ADAM BEAM and STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press

The 6 lives lost in the Sacramento mass shooting

Police have arrested two brothers in connection with the violence but authorities have not said what their alleged roles were in the shooting.
6 months ago
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks via remote feed during a meeting of the UN Security ...
OLEKSANDR STASHEVSKYI Associated Press

Zelenskyy at the UN accuses Russian military of war crimes

Likening the troops' actions to those of Islamic State, Zelenskyy said: “The Russian military and those who gave them orders must be brought to justice immediately.
6 months ago
FILE - Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, arrives to watch a speech by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensk...
ALAN FRAM and FARNOUSH AMIRI Associated Press

Democratic, GOP Senate bargainers reach $10B COVID agreement

Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah, the lead GOP bargainer, hailed the accord as one that would address “urgent COVID needs.”
6 months ago
A person passes a memorial near the location of a mass shooting in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Apri...
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Arrest made in connection with Sacramento mass shooting

Authorities in California took a man into custody in connection to a Sacramento mass shooting that killed six people.
6 months ago
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson...
MARY CLARE JALONICK, BECKY BOHRER and KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

Romney will vote to support Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination

The senators from Alaska and Utah announced their decisions Monday evening ahead of a procedural Senate vote to advance the nomination.
6 months ago
Ketanji Brown Jackson...
MARY CLARE JALONICK and KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

Senate panel deadlocks on Jackson; confirmation on track

The committee's tie vote was expected, as there is an even party split on the panel and all of the Republicans are opposing Jackson's nomination to replace retiring Justice Stephen Breyer.
6 months ago
Ukrainian army soldiers take part in a military sweep to search for possible remnants of Russian tr...
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Zelenskyy: Retreating Russians leave many mines behind

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned his people that retreating Russians were leaving mines behind.
6 months ago
Will Smith, right, hits presenter Chris Rock on stage while presenting the award for best documenta...
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Will Smith resigns from film academy over Chris Rock slap

On Friday, Will Smith resigned from the motion picture academy following last Sunday's incident with Chris Rock at the Oscars.
6 months ago
capitol evacuated...
KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

House votes to decriminalize marijuana, but Senate fate dim

Friday's vote gave lawmakers the chance to state their view on a decriminalization push that appears to have broad support with voters across the country.
6 months ago
A soldier walks the amid the destruction caused after shelling of a shopping center last March 21 i...
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Russia bombards areas where it pledged to scale back

Russian forces have bombarded areas in and around Kyiv after pledging just earlier to scale back in those areas.
6 months ago