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House votes to require delivery of bombs to Israel in GOP-led rebuke of Biden...

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House delivered a rebuke to President Joe Biden Thursday for pausing a shipment of bombs to Israel, passing legislation that seeks to force the weapons transfer as Republicans worked to highlight Democratic divisions over the Israel-Hamas war.

`Micropreemie’ baby who weighed just over 1 pound at birth goes home from Illinois...

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NEW LENOX, Ill. (AP) — A baby girl who weighed just over one pound when she was born prematurely in November has beaten the odds and gone home with her parents after spending her first six months at a suburban Chicago hospital.

The first Mexican taco stand to get a Michelin star is a tiny business...

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Newly minted Michelin-starred chef Arturo Rivera Martínez stood over an insanely hot grill Wednesday at the first Mexican taco stand ever to get a coveted star from the French dining guide, and did exactly the same thing he’s been doing for 20 years: searing meat.

Will jurors believe Michael Cohen? Defense keys on witness’ credibility at Trump hush money...

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NEW YORK (AP) — With prosecutors’ hush money case against Donald Trump barreling toward its end, their star witness will be back in the hot seat Thursday as defense lawyers try to chip away at Michael Cohen’s crucial testimony implicating the former president.

May 16, Nazis crush Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

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Today is Thursday, May 16, the 137th day of 2024. There are 229 days left in the year.

Man pleads guilty in theft of Arnold Palmer green jacket, other Masters memorabilia from...

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CHICAGO (AP) — A former warehouse assistant for the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia pleaded guilty on Wednesday to transporting millions of dollars’ worth of stolen Masters tournament memorabilia and historic items, including one of Arnold Palmer’s iconic green jackets.

Reported sex assaults in the US military have dropped. That reverses what had been...

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of reported sexual assaults across the military decreased last year, and a confidential survey found a 19% drop in the number of service members who said they had experienced some type of unwanted sexual contact, according to new figures obtained by The Associated Press. Both are dramatic reversals of what has been a growing problem in recent years.

The Mirage casino, which ushered in an era of Las Vegas Strip megaresorts in...

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The iconic Mirage hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip will shut its doors this summer, the end of an era for a property credited with helping transform Sin City into an ultra-luxury resort destination.

Biden and Trump agree on debates in June and September, but working out details...

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump on Wednesday agreed to hold two campaign debates in June and September, but there were no guarantees that they would happen as their camps are still far apart on key details like the setting and ground rules for the potential face-offs.

United Methodists scrap their anti-gay bans. A woman who defied them seeks reinstatement as...

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Twenty years ago, Beth Stroud was defrocked from her beloved job as a United Methodist pastor in Philadelphia. In a church trial, she was found guilty of violating “Christian teaching” because she had acknowledged living in a committed relationship with another woman.