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Vaccine mandate to kick in for first wave of health workers

Vaccine mandate to kick in for first wave of health workers

Health care workers in about half the states face a Thursday deadline to get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine under a Biden administration mandate that will be rolled out across the rest of the country in the coming weeks.
US offers no concessions in response to Russia on Ukraine

US offers no concessions in response to Russia on Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration and NATO told Russia on Wednesday there will be no U.S. or NATO concessions on Moscow’s main demands to resolve the crisis over Ukraine. In separate written responses delivered to the Russians, the U.S.

Records: KC police used force more often on Black people

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Black people are far more likely to be subjected to use of force by police in Kansas City, Missouri, according to police data obtained by the Kansas City Star .
Feds accuse Texas man of selling gun used to take hostages

Feds accuse Texas man of selling gun used to take hostages

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas man has been charged with a federal gun crime after authorities say he sold a gun to a man who held four hostages inside a Texas synagogue earlier this month before being fatally shot by the FBI, the Justice Department said Wedn

Man, teen charged with murder in death of Chicago girl, 8

CHICAGO (AP) — A teenage boy and man were charged Wednesday with murder in last weekend’s death of an 8-year-old Chicago girl who was shot in the head by a gunman targeting someone else on the city's Southwest Side.
AP sources: Justice Breyer to retire; Biden to fill vacancy

AP sources: Justice Breyer to retire; Biden to fill vacancy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring, giving President Joe Biden an opening he has pledged to fill by naming the first Black woman to the high court, two sources told The Associated Press Wednesday.
Sen. Warnock reports $9.8M raised to Herschel Walker's $5.4M

Sen. Warnock reports $9.8M raised to Herschel Walker's $5.4M

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock's campaign said Wednesday that he raised a hefty $9.
Situation 'dire' as Coast Guard seeks 38 missing off Florida

Situation 'dire' as Coast Guard seeks 38 missing off Florida

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The U.S.
US-backed Syrian forces capture prison from IS after a week

US-backed Syrian forces capture prison from IS after a week

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said they wrestled control of the last section of a prison controlled by Islamic State militants and freed a number of child detainees used as human shields.

Iran arrests 17 pranksters over videos that 'spread panic'

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In Tehran in recent weeks, men have smashed cream pies into the faces of hapless bystanders on metro escalators. Actors posing as private taxi drivers have opened fire on passengers with red paint guns.
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