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Massachusetts State Police investigate crash that killed 3

Jun. 26, 2022 12:24 PM EDT

BRIMFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Three Massachusetts teenagers were killed and a fourth seriously injured early Sunday in a car crash in the town of Brimfield, state police said. Just before 1 a.m. Sunday troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash in which a car went off the East...

Houston man gets life in prison after fatally shooting 3 men

Jun. 26, 2022 12:20 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man has been sentenced to life in prison for shooting four men, including three who were killed, in the aftermath of a drug deal gone bad, according to prosecutors. A jury in Harris County last week found Joshua Kelsey, 37, guilty of three counts of murder...

Former Iran conscripts say unfairly blocked from US travel

Jun. 26, 2022 12:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two years ago, Leili Ghazi quit studying biomedical engineering in Iran and seized the chance to travel to the United States to build a new life for herself and her parents. Now, the 22-year-old is separated indefinitely from her family because her father...

Russia strikes Kyiv as Western leaders meet in Europe

Jun. 26, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian missiles hit the Ukrainian capital early Sunday, striking at least two residential buildings and killing one person, the mayor of Kyiv said. The attack came as Western leaders meeting in Europe this week prepared to reaffirm their support for Ukraine and condemnation...

Iran launches rocket into space as nuclear talks to resume

Jun. 26, 2022 11:32 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television said Sunday that Tehran had launched a solid-fueled rocket into space, drawing a rebuke from Washington ahead of the expected resumption of stalled talks over Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal with world powers. It's unclear when or where...

Vermont unveils marker to highlight state's 1st pride parade

Jun. 26, 2022 11:52 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The state of Vermont is commemorating Sunday the state’s first lesbian and gay pride parade, which was held in Burlington in 1983. The event in Burlington’s City Hall Park comes as parades celebrating LGBTQ pride are being held in some of America’s...

Lynchburg Police investigate vandalism at pregnancy center

Jun. 26, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia are investigating vandalism at a pregnancy center that discourages women from having an abortion. Lynchburg Police on Saturday said the Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center was spray painted with graffiti. The words “If abortion ain't safe, you...

Live updates | G-7 nations seek to counter Chinese influence

Jun. 26, 2022 11:40 AM EDT

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit, the annual meeting of the leading democratic economies, which this year is being held in Germany's Bavarian Alps: The Group of Seven leading democratic economies has formally launched at its annual summit a global infrastructure...

Body found in Las Vegas desert ID'd; Was a homicide victim

Jun. 26, 2022 11:39 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A body found in a desert area has been identified as a Las Vegas man who was a homicide victim, according to authorities. The Clark County coroner’s office said the body was that of 59-year-old Martin Lopez-Aguilar. The body was found last Sunday...

Trump's lasting legacy grows as Supreme Court overturns Roe

Jun. 26, 2022 11:35 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden rarely mentions his predecessor by name. But as he spoke to a nation processing a seismic shift in the rights of women, he couldn't ignore Donald Trump's legacy. “It was three justices named by one president — Donald Trump — who were the...