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Woman indicted on murder charge in fight over drugs, money

Apr. 05, 2021 15:36 PM EDT

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman charged with fatally stabbing another woman during a fight over drugs and money has been indicted by a grand jury on a murder charge, according to court documents made public Monday. Kayla Cantu, 20, of Weymouth is charged...

Twitter mistakenly suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene, again

Apr. 05, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene was briefly suspended from Twitter Sunday in what the company said was an error — its second such mistake in three weeks. The Georgia Republican, who has in the past promoted violence against Democrats and conspiracy...

9/11 Museum acquires prayer bench used by Rev. Mychal Judge

Apr. 04, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A prayer bench used by the Rev. Mychal Judge, a Fire Department chaplain killed in the collapse of the World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001, was driven to the New York area on Sunday to join the collection of the Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum, museum officials said. ...

Pelosi taps DC National Guard head to lead House security

Mar. 26, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maj. Gen. William Walker, commanding general of the District of Columbia National Guard, was tapped Friday to become the House’s first African American sergeant-at-arms as Congress sorts through the grave security failings revealed by the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. ...

Rep. Greene agrees not to block critics from Twitter account

Mar. 25, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and a Los Angeles-based political action committee have reached a settlement that bars the Georgia Republican from blocking anyone from her public Twitter account or other social media while she's in office. Greene...

Twitter says it suspended Rep. Taylor Greene by mistake

Mar. 19, 2021 14:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter briefly suspended the account of U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Friday, but later said the move was a mistake. The Georgia Republican, who has in the past promoted violence against Democrats and conspiracy theories about QAnon and the 9/11...

A year into pandemic, some in media tell individual stories

Mar. 09, 2021 18:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The emotional center of Nicolle Wallace's MSNBC show often comes at the very end, when statistics are set aside to tell the story of a life cut short by COVID-19. The “Lives Well Lived” feature, which is being expanded into a prime-time special on...

Republicans push back on Pelosi proposal for riot commission

Feb. 24, 2021 16:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders in the House and Senate say a proposed plan for an independent commission to study the Capitol insurrection is overly tilted toward Democrats, arguing that the panel should have an even party split like the one formed to study the Sept. 11 terrorist...

Pelosi says bipartisan panel should investigate Capitol riot

Feb. 18, 2021 14:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that a proposed commission to study what went wrong in the deadly Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol must be “strongly bipartisan” and have the power to subpoena witnesses, similar to a commission that studied the 9/11 terrorist...

Pelosi says independent commission will examine Capitol riot

Feb. 15, 2021 15:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday that Congress will establish an independent, Sept. 11-style commission to look into the deadly insurrection that took place at the U.S. Capitol. Pelosi said the commission will “investigate and report on the...