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Supreme Court tosses Wisconsin legislative voting maps

Supreme Court tosses Wisconsin legislative voting maps

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday threw out Wisconsin state legislative maps that were preferred by the state's Democratic governor and selected by Wisconsin’s top court. Republicans had complained that Gov.

Man arrested in car show shooting that killed 1, wounded 26

DUMAS, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas authorities on Wednesday arrested a 22-year-old man in a shooting at a car show that killed one person and left 26 wounded.
Poland orders expulsion of 45 Russians suspected of spying

Poland orders expulsion of 45 Russians suspected of spying

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland ordered the expulsion of 45 Russians whom the government identified as intelligence officers using their diplomatic status as cover to operate in the country, officials said Wednesday.
Louisiana sends National Guard to tornado disaster area

Louisiana sends National Guard to tornado disaster area

ARABI, La. (AP) — A tornado that menaced New Orleans flipped a schoolbus, ripped off rooftops and deposited a house with a family inside onto the middle of Prosperity Street. Two people were killed as the storm front blew across the South.
6 students killed in Oklahoma crash were in car that seats 4

6 students killed in Oklahoma crash were in car that seats 4

TISHOMINGO, Okla. (AP) — Six teenage students killed in a collision with a semi were riding in a small car with only four seats, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Wednesday.
Trump rescinds Brooks endorsement in Alabama US Senate race

Trump rescinds Brooks endorsement in Alabama US Senate race

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday rescinded his endorsement of Rep. Mo Brooks in Alabama's U.S. Senate race in a major blow to the Republican congressman's campaign.

London Olympic pool evacuated after chlorine gas leak

LONDON (AP) — A swimming pool at the London sports complex that hosted the 2012 Summer Olympics was evacuated Wednesday and ambulance crews treated several people after chlorine gas was released inside the facility, authorities said.
Tornado rips through New Orleans and its suburbs, killing 1

Tornado rips through New Orleans and its suburbs, killing 1

ARABI, La. (AP) — A tornado tore through parts of New Orleans and its suburbs Tuesday night, flipping cars and ripping roofs off homes and killing at least one person in a region that was pummeled by Hurricane Katrina 17 years ago. Parts of St.
Jackson pushes back at GOP critics, defends judicial record

Jackson pushes back at GOP critics, defends judicial record

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson forcefully defended her record as a judge Tuesday, pushing back against Republican assertions that she was soft on crime and declaring she would rule as an “independent jurist” if confirme
Ash Barty retires from tennis at age 25; won 3 Grand Slams

Ash Barty retires from tennis at age 25; won 3 Grand Slams

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — World No. 1-ranked Ash Barty has announced her retirement from tennis at the age of 25. Barty said in an emotional video posted Wednesday on social media: “I’m so happy and I’m so ready.