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White House Correspondents Honor Lehner for Exceptional Service
White House Correspondents Honor Lehner for Exceptional Service
White House Correspondents Honor Lehner for Exceptional Service
2024-06-21 17:37:27
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — George Lehner, longtime counsel to the White House Correspondents’ Association, was awarded the organization’s President’s Award for Exceptional Service this week, ahead of his retirement from its board in July. Lehner, a tireless champion of the First Amendment... Read More

Supreme Court
Supreme Court Upholds US Authority to Tax Citizens’ Foreign Investments
Supreme Court Upholds US Authority to Tax Citizens’ Foreign Investments

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a Trump-era tax on foreign income in a ruling critics say extends federal authority too far over international business. Before Congress enacted the tax in 2017, wealthy individuals and corporations would put... Read More

Newly Named Washington Post Editor Decides Not to Take Job After Backlash

NEW YORK (AP) — Newly named Washington Post editor Robert Winnett has decided not to take the job and remain... Read More

2024-06-21 13:43:37
AP Decision Notes: What to Expect in Utah's State Primaries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anti-Trump Republicans lost their standard-bearer in the Senate when Sen. Mitt Romney announced he wouldn’t seek a second... Read More

2024-06-21 13:33:46
A US Veteran Died at a Nursing Home, Abandoned. Hundreds of Strangers Came to Say Goodbye

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Former U.S. Marine Gerry Brooks died alone at a nursing home in Maine, abandoned and all... Read More

2024-06-21 13:26:44

In Memory

Willie Mays Appreciation: The ‘Say Hey Kid’ Inspired Generations With Talent and Exuberance
In Memory
Willie Mays Appreciation: The 'Say Hey Kid' Inspired Generations With Talent and Exuberance
2024-06-20 13:56:39
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Long after “The Catch” and his 660 home runs, and the daring sprints around the bases with his hat falling off, Willie Mays could still command a room like no other. Mays was a frequent visitor to the... Read More

Weather

Tropical Storm Alberto Moves Inland Over Northeast Mexico as Season’s First Named Storm
Weather
Tropical Storm Alberto Moves Inland Over Northeast Mexico as Season's First Named Storm
2024-06-20 13:48:57
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TAMPICO, Mexico (AP) — Tropical Storm Alberto, the season’s first named storm, rumbled ashore early Thursday and moved inland over northeast Mexico, bringing heavy rains to the parched region and leaving at least three dead. The storm was expected to... Read More

2024 Elections

Bob Good Hopes Final Vote Count Will Put Him Ahead of Trump-Endorsed Challenger
2024 Elections
Bob Good Hopes Final Vote Count Will Put Him Ahead of Trump-Endorsed Challenger
2024-06-20 13:41:55
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Conservative U.S. Rep. Bob Good, R-Va., is asking for “patience from the people of the 5th District over the coming weeks” as he hopes the final ballot count from Tuesday's primary will allow him to fend... Read More

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2024-06-20 12:44:11
by Tom Ramstack
Washington Commanders Settle Lawsuit Alleging Team Withheld Ticket Holders’ Deposits

WASHINGTON — Virginia’s attorney general this week announced a $1.3 million settlement with the Washington Commanders after the football team... Read More

WASHINGTON — Virginia’s attorney general this week announced a $1.3 million settlement with the Washington Commanders after the football team was accused of improperly withholding deposits by season ticket holders. The Virginia settlement, which is the largest so far, follows... Read More

2024-06-19 19:22:27
by Anna Claire Miller
New Protections Unveiled for Undocumented Spouses and Their Kids

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced his administration will offer potential citizenship to any  immigrant without legal status... Read More

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced his administration will offer potential citizenship to any  immigrant without legal status who has lived in the country for 10 years and been married to a U.S. citizen for an extended period... Read More

2024-06-18 19:20:49
by Tom Ramstack
Senators Want More Transit Hubs to Help Reduce Housing Costs

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel strategized Tuesday during a hearing on ways to stimulate transit-oriented development with government funding. Transit-oriented... Read More

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel strategized Tuesday during a hearing on ways to stimulate transit-oriented development with government funding. Transit-oriented development refers to urban planning that integrates high-density residential, commercial and recreational spaces within walking distance of public transit hubs.... Read More

2024-06-18 16:36:51
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Vermont Legislature Overrides Governor, Passing Overdose Prevention, Renewable Energy, Tax Measures

The Democratic-controlled Vermont Legislature on Monday overturned a number of the Republican governor's vetoes, passing measures to prevent drug overdoses,... Read More

The Democratic-controlled Vermont Legislature on Monday overturned a number of the Republican governor's vetoes, passing measures to prevent drug overdoses, restrict a pesticide that's toxic to bees and to require state utilities to source all renewable energy by 2035. But... Read More

2024-06-18 16:27:32
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Majority of Americans Favor Forgiving Medical Debt, AP-NORC Poll Finds

NEW YORK (AP) — Janille Williams wants to buy a house someday — but first, he has to pay down... Read More

NEW YORK (AP) — Janille Williams wants to buy a house someday — but first, he has to pay down tens of thousands of dollars in medical debt. “I was hospitalized for a blood infection for three months more than... Read More

2024-06-18 16:15:29
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Record-Breaking US Heat Wave Scorches Midwest as New York Activates the National Guard

Extreme heat alerts affected tens of millions of people in the United States on Tuesday as cities including Chicago broke... Read More

Extreme heat alerts affected tens of millions of people in the United States on Tuesday as cities including Chicago broke records at the start of a week of sweltering weather. Midwestern states started to bake Monday in what the National Weather Service called... Read More

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