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Pro-Hamas activists launch incendiary balloons into Israel

Jul. 25, 2021 15:07 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Incendiary balloons launched from the Gaza Strip on Sunday caused at least three blazes in southern Israel, Israeli media reported, raising the possibility of renewed Israeli strikes on the Hamas-run territory. Photos and video posted on social media...

Newspaper: Georgia hospitals skirting pricing requirements

Jul. 25, 2021 10:13 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Some hospitals in Georgia have not made it easy for a patient to find out how much they charge for specific procedures despite a federal requirement to provide clear and accessible pricing information online, an Atlanta Journal-Constitution investigation found. ...

A rush to judgment raises questions about bridge inspections

Jul. 25, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Monty Frazier was on leave when he received the phone call that ended his career. It was May 11, and the 51-year-old father of three had taken the week off from his job as a heavy bridge inspector with ArDOT, the Arkansas Department of...

Low oxygen levels off coast raise fears of marine dead zones

Jul. 24, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Low oxygen levels measured off the coast of Oregon and Washington are raising concerns of large “dead zones” that could decimate crabs and bottom-dwelling fish within them. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said this week that...

Michigan resident says noose in window meant for politicians

Jul. 24, 2021 11:41 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A white man in western Michigan said a noose he hung in a window was a statement against corrupt politicians and had nothing to do with race. Someone took a photo of the noose in a second-floor window at Greg Kazemier’s Grand Rapids home and...

2 dead, 2 hurt, after downtown Macon fight leads to shooting

Jul. 24, 2021 11:17 AM EDT

MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Macon shooting killed two people, injured two people and caused panic in a lively bar district, authorities said. The Bibb County Sheriff's Office says people were fighting on a sidewalk in downtown Macon when someone started shooting before 1 a.m....

Georgia woman makes viral TikToks of food from Disney movies

Jul. 24, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Videos of the food she makes in her Columbus kitchen are going viral on TikTok. Gabrielle “Gabby” Williams is the woman behind the social media sensation. Her content has become so popular, copycats motivated her to update the title of her...

Dealership apologizes for derogatory term for Black customer

Jul. 23, 2021 23:15 PM EDT

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina car dealership has apologized for a derogatory term posted to its social media to identify a Black woman who bought a car from the business. Lumberton Honda posted a picture Thursday on its Facebook page of Trinity Bethune...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jul. 23, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.; Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Preempted by coverage of the Tokyo Olympics. ___ CBS’...

Search continues off Greek island for missing migrants

Jul. 23, 2021 17:01 PM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A search and rescue operation continued into the night Friday off the coast of the Greek island of Crete for several people believed missing a day after a sailboat carrying dozens of migrants sank in high winds. Greece’s coast guard said 37...