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Today in History: October 7, Fox News Channel's debut

Oct. 07, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 7, the 280th day of 2022. There are 85 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 7, 1991, University of Oklahoma law professor Anita Hill publicly accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence...

White House keeps focus on abortion as midterms approach

Oct. 04, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With few options for strengthening abortion access, President Joe Biden is trying to keep the issue front and center in the leadup to the midterm elections, when Democrats hope to harness anger over growing restrictions to keep control of Congress. Biden and Vice...

Herschel Walker paid for girlfriend's abortion, report says

Oct. 04, 2022 15:45 PM EDT

DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — Herschel Walker, who has vehemently opposed abortion rights as the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Georgia, paid for an abortion for his girlfriend in 2009, according to a new report. The candidate called the accusation a “flat-out lie” and said he would sue. ...

US announces new $625M security package for Ukraine

Oct. 04, 2022 15:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. announced plans on Tuesday to provide an additional $625 million in military aid to Ukraine, a package that includes additional advanced rocket systems credited with helping the country’s military gain momentum in its war with Russia. President Joe...

North Korea conducts 4th round of missile tests in 1 week

Oct. 01, 2022 02:16 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday test-fired two short-range ballistic missiles, its neighbors said, the fourth round this week of weapons launches that prompted quick, strong condemnation from its rivals. In an unusually strong rebuke of North Korea’s weapons...

Biden uses $130M in frozen Egypt aid to help Pacific Islands

Sep. 30, 2022 19:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration will pay for $130 million in new climate initiatives for Pacific Island nations by reallocating money that had originally been earmarked for military assistance for Egypt but withheld because of concerns over human rights abuses. The State...

Justice Jackson says she has 'a seat at the table'

Sep. 30, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson said Friday she has “a seat at the table now and I’m ready to work,” leaning into her history-making role as the first Black woman on the Supreme Court. Jackson spoke at the Library of Congress several hours after she made her...

Harris, Yellen focus on community finance at Freedman Forum

Sep. 30, 2022 15:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen plan to use this year's Freedman's Bank Forum to highlight how federal coronavirus pandemic relief program funds have helped support Black- and minority-owned businesses. The Treasury Department...

Japan to pay up to $320M for US company's chip production

Sep. 30, 2022 05:34 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is providing a major U.S. chipmaker a subsidy of up to 46.6 billion yen ($322 million) to support its plan to produce advanced memory chips at a Hiroshima factory, the Japanese trade minister said Friday. The announcement to subsidize Micron Technology comes on...

S. Korea, US and Japan hold anti-N. Korean submarine drills

Sep. 30, 2022 05:01 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea, U.S. and Japanese warships launched their first trilateral anti-submarine drills in five years on Friday, after North Korea renewed missile tests this week in an apparent response to bilateral training by South Korean and U.S. forces. The...