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Few residents opt out of $600 million class action settlement in East Palestine, Ohio, derailment

Jul. 16, 2024 16:39 PM EDT

Few people ultimately opted out of the $600 million class action settlement Norfolk Southern offered to people affected by last year's disastrous East Palestine train derailment despite the questions residents raised about the deal, lawyers said. The plaintiffs' attorneys said only...

Kamala Harris and JD Vance have yet to agree on terms for a VP debate

Jul. 16, 2024 16:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris and Sen. JD Vance, the new Republican vice presidential nominee, have yet to agree on terms to participate in a debate, according to three people familiar with the matter. Harris has agreed to a debate on CBS News on either July 23 or...

JD Vance charted a Trump-centric, populist path in Senate as he fought GOP establishment

Jul. 16, 2024 16:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Ohio Sen. JD Vance traveled to the Munich Security Conference earlier this year, he wasn’t there to reassure Europe and other global allies that America would aid Ukraine in its war against Russia, as all of the other senators were. Instead, Vance was...

House Democrats want to stop early DNC effort to nominate Biden before party convention in August

Jul. 16, 2024 15:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A contingent of House Democrats is wary of swiftly nominating President Joe Biden as the party's pick for reelection, circulating a letter Tuesday raising “serious concerns” about plans for a virtual roll call as soon as July 21, ahead of the Democratic National Convention...

JD Vance is a relative political unknown. He's been asked to help Donald Trump avenge his 2020 loss

Jul. 16, 2024 11:11 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — JD Vance is supposed to help Donald Trump win the Midwest this fall. But almost immediately after the Ohio senator was announced as Trump's vice presidential pick on Monday, one thing became clear: Vance, a 39-year-old Republican with less than two years in...

Final major for men at British Open as LPGA heads home to Ohio

Jul. 16, 2024 09:25 AM EDT

Royal and Ancient Golf Club BRITISH OPEN Site: Troon, Scotland. Course: Royal Troon GC. Yardage: 7,385. Par: 71. Prize money: $17 million. Winner's share: $3.1 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 1:30-4 a.m. (Peacock); 4...

On an unusually busy news day, did the assassination attempt's aftermath change the media tone?

Jul. 16, 2024 07:06 AM EDT

If this were a typical presidential campaign, Donald Trump's selection of JD Vance as his running mate on the Republican ticket would have likely dominated media discussions for a week or two. This is not a typical presidential campaign. On Monday, that choice was...

Trump's grand RNC entrance, a VP pick and the new GOP: Takeaways from day 1

Jul. 15, 2024 23:20 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Trump-Vance 2024. The Republican presidential ticket came together on Monday when Donald Trump named JD Vance as his running mate. In turning to the 39-year-old Ohio senator, the Republican nominee injected new energy into a campaign that has centered in recent...

Trump picks Sen. JD Vance of Ohio, a once-fierce critic turned loyal ally, as his GOP running mate

Jul. 15, 2024 22:38 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former President Donald Trump chose Sen. JD Vance of Ohio as his running mate on Monday, picking a onetime critic who became a loyal ally and is now the first millennial to join a major-party ticket at a time of deep concern about the advanced age of America’s political...

Who is JD Vance? Things to know about Donald Trump's pick for vice president

Jul. 15, 2024 22:00 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Monday chose U.S. Sen. JD Vance of Ohio to be his running mate as he looks to return to the White House. Here are some things to know about Vance, a 39-year-old Republican now in his first term in the Senate: ...