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By CASEY SMITH Associated Press/Report for America INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A gunman killed eight people and wounded several others before killing himself in a late-night shooting at a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis airport, police said, in the latest in a spate of mass shootings after a relative lull during the pandemic. Five people were…

By ERIC TUCKER and AAMER MADHANI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is announcing the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats and announcing a new round of sanctions against Russia. The moves are in response to interference in last year’s presidential election as well as the hacking last year of federal government agencies. The…

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and TOM HAYS Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a massive Ponzi scheme, died in a federal prison early Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. Madoff died at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina, apparently from…

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets will be without Jamal Murray indefinitely after the dynamic point guard suffered a torn ACL in his left knee. The Nuggets announced the diagnosis in a statement Tuesday. It’s a big blow to a team coming off a season in which it advanced to the Western Conference finals and…

UPDATE (11:43 a.m.):  4-13-21 This story has been updated with further information. Nuggets’ Murray tears ACL in left knee, out indefinitely ===================================================================================================================================== Original Story: Denver Nuggets dynamic point guard Jamal Murray has torn his anterior cruciate ligament according to ESPN. The team officially announced the news Tuesday morning. Murry tore the ACL in his left…

Wyoming Congresswoman and House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY) issued the following statement in response to President Joe Biden’s executive orders. She says the president’s intended actions will “infringe on the Second Amendment rights of the American people.” “The Second Amendment protects an individual’s right to keep and bear arms. I will always defend…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden, in his first major gun control measures since taking office, is announcing executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing what the White House calls a “gun violence public health epidemic.” Biden also is nominating David Chipman, a former federal agent and adviser at the gun control group Giffords, to be…

By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion plan to transform America’s infrastructure includes $16 billion to plug old oil and gas wells and clean up abandoned mines, a longtime priority for Western and rural lawmakers from both parties. Hundreds of thousands of “orphaned” oil and gas wells and abandoned…

MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Grizzly bears are slowly expanding the turf where they roam in parts of the northern Rocky Mountains but need continued protections, according to government scientists who concluded that no other areas of the country would be suitable for reintroducing the fearsome predators. The Fish and Wildlife Service…

By LAURAN NEERGAARD and MATTHEW PERRONE Associated Press Pfizer announced Wednesday that its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12, a step toward possibly beginning shots in this age group before they head back to school in the fall. Most COVID-19 vaccines being rolled out worldwide are for adults,…


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