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Biden meets DACA recipients in immigration overhaul push

President Joe Biden met Friday with six immigrants who benefited from an Obama-era policy that protected those brought to the U.S. illegally as childr...
22:02 14 May 2021

Granholm: Normal service at gas pump likely by late Sunday

WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm says the nation is “over the hump” on gas shortages following a ransomware cyberattack that force...
21:51 14 May 2021

Biden cancels Trump’s planned ‘Garden of American Heroes’

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Friday put the kibosh on his predecessor's planned “National Garden of American Heroes" and revoked former Preside...
20:28 14 May 2021

Review of leases requested after report of unused building

BISMARCK, N.D. — A North Dakota state lawmaker said Friday that a news report about expensive but unused office space underscores the need for a revie...
20:20 14 May 2021

Cuba rolls out mass vaccines while awaiting study results

HAVANA — The jab didn't even hurt, and Mabel Aguilera figures it may finally let her see granddaughters on the other side of Cuba who she hasn't glimp...
20:16 14 May 2021

Stocks close higher with help from tech, still down for week

Stocks closed higher for the second day in a row but still ended with a weekly loss after three sizable drops earlier in the week. The S&P 500 add...
20:11 14 May 2021

Internet gambling still strong in NJ even with casinos open

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Internet gambling continued its strong performance in New Jersey in April, even with Atlantic City's nine casinos open for busin...
19:56 14 May 2021

Flames engulf cargo ship’s remains off US coast; no injuries

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Fire burned Friday inside the remains of an overturned cargo ship being dismantled along the Georgia coast.
19:49 14 May 2021

Gaetz associate agrees to cooperate in federal investigation

WASHINGTON — A Florida politician who emerged as a central figure in the federal investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz has agreed to cooperate with feder...
18:56 14 May 2021

San Francisco streetcars are back but no cable cars yet

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco’s iconic cable cars remain sidelined by the coronavirus pandemic but officials said Friday the city’s historic streetcar...
18:23 14 May 2021

California budget has $35 million for basic income programs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to use a sliver of the state's massive budget surplus to give poor people money each month wit...
17:30 14 May 2021

Ramadan drives donations, memberships to giving circles

Sahina Islam can still recall the day when she heard an elderly Pakistani couple got kicked out of their New York City home by their son-in-law and we...
16:17 14 May 2021

PWHPA forging ahead without NHL backing of women’s hockey

The Professional Women’s Hockey Players’ Association is forging ahead with its bid to establish an economically sustainable professional league in Nor...
15:54 14 May 2021

Deaths rise as Palestinians flee Israeli fire in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinians grabbed their children and belongings and fled neighborhoods on the outskirts of Gaza City on Friday as Israel un...
15:09 14 May 2021

Palestinians: 6 killed by Israeli army fire in West Bank

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinian health officials say six Palestinians were killed by Israeli army fire in the West Bank on Friday.
14:39 14 May 2021

Dump Trump? Kicking him off NYC golf course may not be easy

NEW YORK — Donald Trump has a rich history of fighting back when he’s down and making others pay, and that's exactly how he intends to deal with New Y...
13:31 14 May 2021

‘Foot soldiers’ of Birmingham to BLM: ‘Keep on keeping on’

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Charles Avery had barely started marching when police arrested him, forced him into a police vehicle and took him to jail for parti...
11:38 14 May 2021

Palestinians flee as Israeli artillery pounds northern Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinian families grabbed their children and belongings and fled neighborhoods on the outskirts of Gaza City on Friday as I...
9:45 14 May 2021

Honda returns to quarterly profit despite pandemic damage

TOKYO — Honda swung into the black in January-March, recording a 213 billion yen ($2 billion) profit despite the lingering impact of the pandemic.
9:40 14 May 2021

Israeli tanks pound Gaza ahead of possible ground incursion

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli artillery pounded northern Gaza early Friday in an attempt to destroy a vast network of militant tunnels inside the te...
6:35 14 May 2021

Asian stocks climb after Wall Street rebound led by Big Tech

BANGKOK — Asian shares rose Friday after Wall Street put the brakes on a three-day losing streak with a broad stock market rally powered by Big Tech c...
3:53 14 May 2021

Power restored in Taiwan after rolling blackouts

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Power has been restored to millions of people in Taiwan after an equipment failure at a power plant set off rolling blackouts across ...
3:15 14 May 2021

Police: 9 wounded in Providence, Rhode Island, shooting

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Nine people were wounded Thursday evening in Rhode Island's capital in what police there believe to be the largest shooting in city...
2:59 14 May 2021

Colorado speedway program aims to curb illegal street racing

MORRISON, Colo. — Frustrated by an increase in dangerous street racing amid the pandemic, Denver police have deployed the department's helicopter to t...
1:19 14 May 2021

Israel threatens Gaza ground invasion despite truce efforts

JERUSALEM — Israel on Thursday said it was massing troops along the Gaza frontier and calling up 9,000 reservists ahead of a possible ground invasion ...
23:09 13 May 2021

Biden to meet DACA recipients in immigration overhaul push

President Joe Biden is scheduled to meet Friday with six immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children who benefited from an Obama-era policy t...
22:59 13 May 2021

US vows to stand by ally Australia against China

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration vowed Thursday to stand by Australia in its worsening trade and other disputes with China.
21:39 13 May 2021

‘Great day for America’: Vaccinated can largely ditch masks

WASHINGTON — In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask-wearing guidance for ful...
21:30 13 May 2021

ESPN, MLB agree to 7-year rights extension through 2028

ESPN could be rewarded with additional playoff games under its new deal with Major League Baseball.
21:06 13 May 2021

Judge refuses to free Capitol riot suspect linked to militia

A federal judge refused Thursday to free a Texas man whom authorities have accused of planning an attack on a social media company's facility after he...
21:04 13 May 2021