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Nova Scotia wildfires grow, prompt air quality warnings as far south as Virginia

Jun. 01, 2023 19:49 PM EDT

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — The largest wildfires ever recorded in Canada’s Atlantic Coast province of Nova Scotia continued to grow Thursday, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of more people and prompting air quality warnings in U.S. regions as far south as Virginia and Maryland. ...

Revised DACA program again debated before Texas judge who previously ruled against it

Jun. 01, 2023 19:19 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge did not make an immediate decision Thursday on the fate of a revised version of a federal policy that prevents the deportation of hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. During a court hearing, attorneys representing the...

Reports: Prosecutors have tape of Trump discussing holding onto classified doc after leaving office

May. 31, 2023 22:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department prosecutors have obtained an audio recording of former President Donald Trump from after he left office in which he talks about holding onto a classified Pentagon document related to a potential attack on Iran, according to media reports. CNN,...

Church associate arrested in death of pastor, councilwoman gunned down outside her New Jersey home

May. 30, 2023 18:25 PM EDT

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A church associate of a pastor and town councilwoman who was gunned down in her SUV outside her home in February was arrested Tuesday on murder and gun charges, New Jersey prosecutors said. Rashid Ali Bynum, 28, of Portsmouth, Virginia, was linked to the...

New Jersey prosecutors announce murder charge against Virginia man in fatal shooting of councilwoman

May. 30, 2023 16:54 PM EDT
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey prosecutors announce murder charge against Virginia man in fatal shooting of councilwoman.

Christie allies launch super PAC ahead of expected 2024 campaign for the GOP presidential nomination

May. 30, 2023 12:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Allies of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have launched a new super PAC to support his expected candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination. Christie has painted himself as the only potential candidate willing to directly take on former President...

Man charged in Ohio slaying of 4, wounding of girl, now charged in 2013 New Jersey killing

May. 29, 2023 13:43 PM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A man charged in an Ohio shooting that killed four people and injured a child earlier this year has now been charged in a slaying in New Jersey a decade ago, authorities said. Martin Muniz, 41, was charged in Cuyahoga County in January with multiple counts of...

Teen dead, others hospitalized after being pulled from ocean off New Jersey beach

May. 29, 2023 11:09 AM EDT

HIGHLANDS, N.J. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy died and several other victims were taken to hospitals after six people were pulled from the ocean at an unguarded New Jersey beach over the weekend, authorities said. Officials said it happened at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Sandy Hook in the...

Can’t get Taylor Swift tickets? See all of Swift’s eras on display at this costume exhibit

May. 26, 2023 11:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift has been breaking records and delighting fans on the U.S. leg of her Eras Tour, a splashy celebration of her career and new releases since the pandemic. It’s become a notoriously tough ticket to get. But on the second floor of the...

Navy SEALs training plagued by pervasive problems, according to investigation after death of sailor

May. 25, 2023 17:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The training program for Navy SEALs is plagued by widespread failures in medical care, poor oversight and the use of performance-enhancing drugs that have increased the risk of injury and death to those seeking to become elite commandos, according to an investigation triggered...