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Tropical weather lashes Gulf Coast with winds, rain

By KEVIN McGILL and JEFF MARTIN Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — High winds and heavy rains buffeted coastal Louisiana and Mississippi on Friday as ... Read more

15 hours ago by News Service Report.

Girl attacked by bear in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl was attacked by a bear Friday in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, officials said. The bear attacked while ... Read more

15 hours ago by News Service Report.

US reaches 300 million vaccine shots in 150 days

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden took a cautious victory lap Friday in his quest to bring the COVID-19 pandemic ... Read more

15 hours ago by News Service Report.

Congress approves bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday

By Kevin Freking Associated Press WASHINGTON — The United States will soon have a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the nation. ... Read more

3 days ago by News Service Report.

Biden urges G-7 leaders to call out and compete with China

By Jonathan Lemire, Aamer Madhani and Jill Lawless Associated Press CARBIS BAY, England — Leaders of the world’s largest economies unveiled an infrastructure plan Saturday ... Read more

7 days ago by News Service Report.

Rash of mass shootings stirs US fears heading into summer

By Kathleen Foody Associated Press CHICAGO  — Two people were killed and at least 30 others wounded in mass shootings overnight in three states, authorities ... Read more

7 days ago by News Service Report.

Vaccine surplus grows as expiration dates loom

By LINDSAY WHITEHURST and LEAH WILLINGHAM Associated Press In Tennessee and North Carolina, demand for the COVID-19 vaccine has slowed down so much that they ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Justice Department will review restrictive voting laws in Republican-controlled states

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will scrutinize a wave of new laws in Republican-controlled states ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Ryan Lochte, chastened by misdeeds, takes aim at fifth Olympics

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ryan Lochte knows what people think of him. He’s eager to make them forget the ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Sports.

Senators eye $579 billion in new infrastructure spending as part of $1 trillion plan

By LISA MASCARO and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is eyeing an infrastructure deal with $579 billion in ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Wealthiest nations expected to pledge 1B vaccine doses for world

By ZEKE MILLER, AAMER MADHANI and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press ST. IVES, England (AP) — The Group of Seven nations are set to commit to ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

US increasingly unlikely to meet Biden’s July 4 vax goal

By Zeke Miller and Leah Willingham Associated Press WASHINGTON — For months, President Joe Biden has laid out goal after goal for taming the coronavirus ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Biden ends GOP infrastructure talks, starts new negotiations

By Lisa Mascaro and Josh Boak Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden ended talks with a group of Republican senators on a big infrastructure ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Trump’s grievances cloud Republican agenda heading into 2022

RALEIGH (AP) — Republicans are fighting to seize control of Congress. Just don’t ask what they’d do if they win. Look no further for evidence ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Normandy commemorates D-Day with small crowds, but big heart

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — When the sun rises over Omaha Beach, revealing vast stretches of wet sand extending toward distant cliffs, one starts to grasp ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Federal judge overturns California’s ban on assault weapons

By DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —  A federal judge Friday overturned California’s three-decade-old ban on assault weapons, ruling that it violates the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Authorities: Man killed by Minnesota deputies had fired gun

By AMY FORLITI and MOHAMED IBRAHIM Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities said Friday that a man wanted on a weapons violation fired a gun ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Biden rebuffs GOP offer on infrastructure deal

By KEVIN FREKING and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday dismissed a fresh Republican infrastructure proposal that offered modestly ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Facebook suspends Trump’s accounts until 2023

By BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer Facebook announced Friday that former President Donald Trump’s accounts will be suspended for two years, freezing his presence on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

US to share more vaccine supplies through COVAX program

By Zeke Miller Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced Thursday the U.S. will swiftly donate an initial allotment of 25 million doses of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Pence says he and Trump likely will never see ‘eye to eye’ on Jan. 6 events

By MICHAEL CASEY Associated Press MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that he wasn’t sure that he and former President ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

For Biden, a deeply personal Memorial Day weekend observance

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden marked his first Memorial Day weekend as commander in chief by honoring the nation’s sacrifices in a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Memorial Day traditions return as pandemic eases

BOSTON (AP) — A pair of military vets navigate the hilly, meandering paths in a historic cemetery in Boston, searching out soldiers’ graves and planting ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

‘Hooked on a Feeling’ singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78

By Hillel Italie AP National Writer B.J. Thomas, the Grammy-winning singer who enjoyed success on the pop, country and gospel charts with such hits as ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Gavin MacLeod, ‘Love Boat’ captain, dies at 90

By Lynn Elber AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES — Gavin MacLeod, the veteran supporting actor who achieved fame as sardonic TV news writer Murray Slaughter ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Michael Jordan donates $1M to boost Morehouse journalism, sports studies

ATLANTA (AP) — Basketball great Michael Jordan and Nike’s Jordan Brand are giving $1 million to Morehouse College in Atlanta to boost journalism and sports-related ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Sports.

President marks vaccine progress, thanks troops ahead of holiday

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — President Joe Biden started the Memorial Day weekend by visiting a rock climbing ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Disgruntled worker who killed 9 appeared to target victims

By TERENCE CHEA, JANIE HAR, STEFANIE DAZIO and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A gunman who killed nine people at a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

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