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Minnesota trial set for Florida man in human smuggling case

ST. PAUL, Minn.
Prosecutors rest their case in Gov. Whitmer kidnap trial

Prosecutors rest their case in Gov. Whitmer kidnap trial

A man accused of leading a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was “antigovernment” and believed officials were out to “line their own pockets,” his longtime companion testified Wednesday before prosecutors rested their case.
Putin misled by advisers on Ukraine, US intel determines

Putin misled by advisers on Ukraine, US intel determines

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence officials have determined that Russian President Vladimir Putin is being misinformed by his advisers about his nation's forces’ poor performance in Ukraine. A U.S.
Police: 12-year-old killed by younger brother who found gun

Police: 12-year-old killed by younger brother who found gun

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 10-year-old boy fatally shot his 12-year-old brother as the two played with a gun they found inside a St. Louis home, police said. The shooting happened Tuesday night in a north St. Louis neighborhood, KMOV-TV reported.
AP sources: Broad asylum limits at border may end by May 23

AP sources: Broad asylum limits at border may end by May 23

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has a draft plan to end the asylum limits at the U.S.-Mexico border by May 23 that were put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to people familiar with the matter.
Live updates: UK's Johnson backs sanctions until troops go

Live updates: UK's Johnson backs sanctions until troops go

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Western nations shouldn’t lift sanctions on Russia until all Moscow’s troops have left Ukraine.
Police: 6 killed in Pennsylvania pileup of 80 vehicles

Police: 6 killed in Pennsylvania pileup of 80 vehicles

POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A deadly pileup involving 80 vehicles on a Pennsylvania interstate during a snow squall killed six people, state police said Wednesday. “There were 6 fatalities involved in this crash.
Braces, sex pills, fake eyeball among bizarre NJ beach trash

Braces, sex pills, fake eyeball among bizarre NJ beach trash

LONG BRANCH, N.J.
GOP Sen. Collins says she'll back Jackson for Supreme Court

GOP Sen. Collins says she'll back Jackson for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maine Sen. Susan Collins said Wednesday she will vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson , giving Democrats at least one Republican vote and all but assuring that Jackson will become the first Black woman on the Supreme Court .

Britain to withdraw judges from Hong Kong top court

LONDON (AP) — Britain is withdrawing its judges from Hong Kong’s top court, with the government saying Wednesday that remaining would “legitimize oppression.