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SpaceX crew launch marks 600 space travelers in 60 years

SpaceX crew launch marks 600 space travelers in 60 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket carried four astronauts into orbit Wednesday night, including the 600th person to reach space in 60 years.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's son sentenced for stabbing neighbor

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's son sentenced for stabbing neighbor

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The son of basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was sentenced to six months in jail for stabbing a Southern California neighbor with a hunting knife during an argument over trash cans, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Judge OKs $626 million settlement in Flint water litigation

Judge OKs $626 million settlement in Flint water litigation

DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Wednesday approved a $626 million settlement for Flint residents and others who were exposed to lead-contaminated water.
AG releases interview transcripts in Cuomo harassment probe

AG releases interview transcripts in Cuomo harassment probe

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Over an 11-hour interview with investigators last July, former New York Gov.
China climate envoy: China, US, pledge to boost cooperation

China climate envoy: China, US, pledge to boost cooperation

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — China and the United States have pledged to increase cooperation on climate action at U.N. talks in Glasgow, China's climate envoy said Wednesday.
Rittenhouse says first man he shot threatened to kill him

Rittenhouse says first man he shot threatened to kill him

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Sobbing so hard at one point that the judge called a break, Kyle Rittenhouse took the stand at his murder trial Wednesday and said he was under attack when he shot three men during a night of turbulent protests in Kenosha.
Merkel asks Putin to intervene with Belarus over migrants

Merkel asks Putin to intervene with Belarus over migrants

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel asked Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday to intervene with Belarus over the migrant situation on that country’s border with Poland, where groups of migrants made bold attempts this week to cro

Kishida reelected Japan's PM in parliamentary vote

TOKYO (AP) — Fumio Kishida was reelected as Japan’s prime minister Wednesday after his governing party scored a major victory in key parliamentary elections.
Federal judge refuses Trump request to block Jan. 6 records

Federal judge refuses Trump request to block Jan. 6 records

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday rejected former President Donald Trump's request to block the release of documents to the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. U.S.
Max Cleland dies; senator and veteran lost limbs in Vietnam

Max Cleland dies; senator and veteran lost limbs in Vietnam

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Cleland, who lost three limbs to a hand grenade in Vietnam and later became a groundbreaking Veterans Administration chief and U.S.