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As prisons close, communities look to repurpose buildings

One shuttered prison in Connecticut has been repurposed for document storage. Another is used to process and train newly hired correction officers. A ...
11:14 17 May 2021

Israel says Gaza tunnels destroyed in heavy airstrikes

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military unleashed a wave of heavy airstrikes on the Gaza Strip early Monday, saying it destroyed 15 kilomete...
7:17 17 May 2021

Asian stocks mixed after Taiwan, Singapore anti-virus curbs

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Monday after Taiwan and Singapore tightened anti-coronavirus restrictions and Wall Street turned in its ...
5:26 17 May 2021

Israeli warplanes stage more heavy strikes across Gaza City

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli warplanes unleashed a new series of heavy airstrikes at several locations of Gaza City early Monday, hours after ...
2:00 17 May 2021

The Latest: Israeli jets stage heavy airstrikes in Gaza City

GAZA CITY — Israeli warplanes have unleashed a series of heavy airstrikes at several locations of Gaza City....
23:07 16 May 2021

Analysis: Racial tensions simmer in Louisiana House debates

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A distinct racial tension is threading through many Louisiana House debates this legislative session, becoming a more prominen...
20:00 16 May 2021

The Hall calls: Wright, Wallace, Griffith among 2021 class

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Jay Wright used to sell tickets to games in the long-defunct United States Football League. Ben Wallace was passed over by e...
18:14 16 May 2021

Minneapolis suburb OKs roadmap for policing changes

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — Elected officials in a Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in April ap...
15:59 16 May 2021

Israel kills 42 in Gaza as Netanyahu warns war will go on

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City flattened three buildings and killed at least 42 people Sunday, medics said, as Israeli P...
15:19 16 May 2021

Israeli strikes kill 42, topple buildings in Gaza City

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City flattened three buildings and killed at least 42 people Sunday, medics said, as Israeli P...
14:38 16 May 2021

US rail industry defends safety record amid staffing cuts

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Even as railroads are operating longer and longer freight trains that sometimes stretch for miles, the companies have drastically r...
13:28 16 May 2021

Cedar Rapids tries to turn city of stumps into tree oasis

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Until one afternoon last August, Cedar Rapids had always been a lush, leafy island surrounded by a sea of corn and soybeans,...
13:18 16 May 2021

In rural America, census takers relied more on neighbors

In Alaska, West Virginia and other mostly rural states, census takers relied more on the word of neighbors, landlords and others for information about...
12:12 16 May 2021

Helpline provides faster mental health care around pregnancy

In an effort to connect women with responsive mental health care in the weeks before and after pregnancy, the state health department and a collaborat...
12:10 16 May 2021

Israeli strikes kill 33, topple buildings in Gaza City

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City flattened three buildings and killed at least 33 people Sunday, medics said, making it th...
12:03 16 May 2021

Medics: Israeli airstrikes kill 26 in downtown Gaza City

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City flattened three buildings and killed at least 26 people Sunday, medics said, making it th...
8:45 16 May 2021

Medics: Israeli airstrikes kill 23 in downtown Gaza City

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City flattened three buildings and killed at least 23 people on Sunday, medics said, making it...
8:14 16 May 2021

Israel bombs home of Gaza’s top Hamas leader

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military said Sunday it destroyed the home of Gaza’s top Hamas leader, the third such attack in as many days,...
6:48 16 May 2021

‘Shocking and horrifying’: Israel destroys AP office in Gaza

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli airstrike on Saturday destroyed a high-rise building that housed The Associated Press office in the Gaza Strip, despite re...
2:55 16 May 2021

Republican Arizona election official says Trump “unhinged”

PHOENIX (AP) — The Republican who now leads the Arizona county elections department targeted by a GOP audit of the 2020 election results is slamming f...
1:11 16 May 2021

‘Sins of our past’: Apologies for 1970 Jackson St. shootings

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of Mississippi’s capital city and a state senator both apologized Saturday for shootings 51 years ago by city and stat...
22:09 15 May 2021

Navajos say new Arizona restrictions will complicate voting

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Republicans say the voter restrictions they’re pushing after President Joe Biden’s win in the state last year are desi...
15:44 15 May 2021

Israeli airstrike on Gaza home kills 10, mostly children

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An Israeli air raid in Gaza City killed at least 10 Palestinians, mostly children, early Saturday in the deadliest single...
7:58 15 May 2021

California governor builds big budget plan on one-time cash

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget plan would have California pay to send every 4-year-old to kindergarten, give broke college stude...
0:54 15 May 2021

Water crisis ‘couldn’t be worse’ on Oregon-California border

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The water crisis along the California-Oregon border went from dire to catastrophic this week as federal regulators shut off irri...
0:29 15 May 2021

Newsom’s green budget has something for everyone - even bees

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amid a drought that followed a year of historic wildfires exacerbated by a warming planet, California’s governor on Friday proposed...
0:23 15 May 2021

$11B for transit would aid bullet train, move Olympic crowds

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday proposed spending an additional $11 billion on transportation improvements, much of it for a tro...
23:56 14 May 2021

City where Daunte Wright shot to vote on policing changes

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in April are expected to ...
22:47 14 May 2021

Oklahoma governor booted from Tulsa Race Massacre commission

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The commission formed to observe the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre announced Friday that it had booted Oklahoma Gov...
22:22 14 May 2021

Kemp extends Georgia gas tax waiver due to pipeline outage

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday ordered that state taxes on motor fuels remain suspended for another week to offset higher prices aft...
22:09 14 May 2021