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1 killed, 5 wounded in shooting near Lake Merritt in Oakland

Jun. 20, 2021 12:27 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A 22-year-old man was killed and five others were wounded in a shooting in Oakland near the city’s Juneteenth celebration, though it wasn't known whether the violence was connected with the event, police said. The unidentified man was...

Body of fourth tuber has been found in North Carolina river

Jun. 20, 2021 12:19 PM EDT

EDEN, N.C. (AP) — The body of a fourth tuber has been found in a North Carolina river following a deadly accident in which a family on a recreational float went over a dam, local officials said Sunday. The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release...

Defendants unlikely to pay for torching Minneapolis precinct

Jun. 20, 2021 12:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Legal experts say it's unlikely that the four men convicted and ordered to pay for setting fire to a Minneapolis police station during protests over the death of George Floyd will meet their financial obligations. Four defendants have been sentenced...

Diplomats: Progress made in Vienna at Iran nuclear talks

Jun. 20, 2021 12:11 PM EDT

VIENNA (AP) — Top diplomats said Sunday further progress had been made at talks between Iran and global powers to try to restore a landmark 2015 agreement to contain Iranian nuclear development that was abandoned by the Trump administration. They said it was now up to the governments...

Montana health officials struggle with changes to state law

Jun. 20, 2021 12:11 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Legislation aiming to protect businesses from COVID-19 restrictions imposed by local authorities was signed into law by Gov. Greg Gianforte more than a month ago, but across the state, elected officials, public health officers and attorneys are left with wildly...

Namath excited for Wilson, says Jets fans 'deserve' a title

Jun. 20, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Namath has heard the question for years. Decades, really. Can the Jets' quarterback — whoever that happens to be — become the next Broadway Joe? The franchise has been on a mostly fruitless search since Namath last played for...

Officials say body of one of two tubers still missing after accident in North Carolina river has been found

Jun. 20, 2021 12:02 PM EDT
EDEN, N.C. (AP) — Officials say body of one of two tubers still missing after accident in North Carolina river has been found.

Take 2: Spacewalking astronauts install new solar panel

Jun. 20, 2021 11:58 AM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts equipped the International Space Station with the first in a series of powerful new solar panels Sunday, overcoming suit problems and other obstacles with muscle and persistence. It took two spacewalks for French...

Official: Crash, "likely" due to storm, kills 10 in Alabama

Jun. 20, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Tropical Depression Claudette claimed 12 lives in Alabama as the storm swept across the southeastern U.S., causing flash flooding and spurring tornadoes that destroyed dozens of homes. Ten people, including nine children, were killed Saturday in a...

Arizona reports 385 new COVID-19 cases and 5 more deaths

Jun. 20, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Health officials in Arizona on Sunday reported 385 new cases of COVID-19 and five additional deaths. They said the state now has recorded 889,727 known cases of the disease and 17,843 coronavirus-related deaths since the pandemic started more than a year...