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Panel OKs Dems’ $3.5T bill, crunch time for Biden agenda

By Alan Fram Associated Press WASHINGTON — Democrats pushed a $3.5 trillion, 10-year bill strengthening social safety net and climate programs through the House Budget ... Read more

18 hours ago by News Service Report.

COVID-19 vaccine boosters could mean billions for drugmakers

By Tom Murphy AP Health Writer Billions more in profits are at stake for some vaccine makers as the U.S. moves toward dispensing COVID-19 booster ... Read more

18 hours ago by News Service Report.

Sheriff’s office: At least 3 killed in Amtrak derailment

JOPLIN, Mont. (AP) — At least three people were killed Saturday afternoon when an Amtrak train that runs between Seattle and Chicago derailed in north-central ... Read more

18 hours ago by News Service Report.

Biden says $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan has hit ‘stalemate’

By LISA MASCARO and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Friday that talks over his $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan have ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

R. Kelly fate in jury’s hands at sex trafficking trial

By TOM HAYS Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly’s fate is now in a jury’s hands after weeks of lurid testimony in his ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

Stage set for COVID-19 booster shots

By Lauran Neergaard and Mike Stobbe AP Medical Writers The U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 stood on the verge of a major new phase as ... Read more

3 days ago by News Service Report.

Remains of WWII soldier from North Carolina identified, will be buried in Robeson County

WASHINGTON (AP) — An agency which accounts for missing U.S. soldiers said Thursday it has identified a North Carolina man who served in World War ... Read more

3 days ago by News Service Report.

FDA backs Pfizer COVID-19 boosters for seniors, high-risk

By Matthew Perrone, Lauran Neergaard and Mike Stobbe Associated Press The U.S. moved a step closer Wednesday to offering booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine ... Read more

4 days ago by News Service Report.

Many migrants staying in US even as expulsion flights rise

By Elliot Spagat, Maria Verza, Juan A. Lozano and Sarah Blake Morgan Associated Press DEL RIO, Texas — Three hours after being freed from a ... Read more

4 days ago by News Service Report.

‘Soul-crushing’: US COVID-19 deaths are topping 1,900 a day

By Heather Hollingsworth Associated Press COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time ... Read more

5 days ago by News Service Report.

White House faces bipartisan backlash on Haitian migrants

By Alexandra Jaffe, Colleen Long and Ben Fox Associated Press WASHINGTON — The White House is facing sharp condemnation from Democrats for its handling of ... Read more

5 days ago by News Service Report.

House OKs debt and funding plan, inviting clash with GOP

By Lisa Mascaro and Kevin Freking Associated Press WASHINGTON — The House voted late Tuesday to keep the government funded, suspend the federal debt limit ... Read more

5 days ago by News Service Report.

China, US unveil separate big steps to fight climate change

By Seth Borenstein and Christina Larson AP Science Writers The two biggest economies and largest carbon polluters in the world announced separate financial attacks on ... Read more

5 days ago by News Service Report.

COVID has killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu

By Carla K. Johnson AP Medical Writer COVID-19 has now killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic did — approximately 675,000. ... Read more

6 days ago by News Service Report.

US officials defend expulsion of Haitians from Texas town

By Juan A. Lozano, Eric Gay, Elliot Spagat and Maria Verza Associated Press DEL RIO, Texas — More than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have ... Read more

6 days ago by News Service Report.

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

By Lauran Neergaard AP Medical Writer Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. ... Read more

6 days ago by News Service Report.

Search for Gabby Petito boyfriend continues after body found

MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities said a body discovered in northern Wyoming was believed to be that of a 22-year-old woman who disappeared while on ... Read more

7 days ago by News Service Report.

US launches mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — The U.S. is flying Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland and blocking others from crossing ... Read more

7 days ago by News Service Report.

Trailblazing tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown

By Marcia Dunn AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Four space tourists safely ended their trailblazing trip to orbit Saturday with a splashdown in ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

One stunning afternoon: Setbacks imperil Biden’s reset

By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller Associated Press WASHINGTON — It was an hour President Joe Biden would no doubt like to forget. On Friday, ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Jury finds Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder

By BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles jury convicted Robert Durst on Friday of murdering his best friend 20 years ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Jeffrey MacDonald ends release appeal from infamous 1970 slayings

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — A former Army doctor convicted for the infamous 1970 murders of his pregnant wife and two ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Outside experts back COVID-19 booster shots only for seniors, high-risk individuals

By MATTHEW PERRONE and LAURAN NEERGAARD Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Judge says farm workers’ union law provision is unconstitutional

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — North Carolina’s only farm worker union is pleased despite mixed decisions so far from federal courts about ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

SpaceX launches 4 amateurs on private Earth-circling trip

By Marcia Dunn AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX’s first private flight streaked into orbit Wednesday night with two contest winners, a health ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Democrats try delicate tax maneuvers for $3.5 trillion bill

By Marcy Gordon AP Business Writer WASHINGTON — House Democrats on Tuesday began the serious work of trying to implement President Joe Biden’s expansive spending ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

California recall fails; Gov. Gavin Newsom stays in office

By Kathleen Ronayne And Michael R. Blood Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday became the second governor in U.S. history ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Nicholas, now a tropical depression, still douses Gulf Coast

By Juan A. Lozano Associated Press SURFSIDE BEACH, Texas — Tropical Storm Nicholas continued weakening Tuesday night after being downgraded to a tropical depression and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

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