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Former US Sen. Jim Inhofe, defense hawk who called human-caused climate change a 'hoax,' dies at 89

Jul. 09, 2024 15:08 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former Sen. Jim Inhofe, a conservative known for his strong support of defense spending and his denial that human activity is responsible for the bulk of climate change, has died. He was 89. Inhofe, a powerful fixture in Oklahoma politics for over six decades,...

Former Arkansas legislator Joyce Elliott experiences stroke, undergoes surgery, her family says

Jun. 27, 2024 17:35 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Joyce Elliott, a former Arkansas state legislator who ran for Congress twice, has undergone surgery after experiencing a stroke, her family said Thursday. Elliott, 73, experienced the stroke while in Dallas, Texas, this week and has since been transferred...

Linguist and activist Noam Chomsky hospitalized in his wife's native country of Brazil after stroke

Jun. 11, 2024 17:12 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Linguist, activist and social critic Noam Chomsky is hospitalized in his wife's native country of Brazil recovering from a massive stroke he had a year ago, she confirmed Tuesday. Valeria Chomsky said via email that her 95-year-old husband is in a Sao Paulo...

Wisconsin warden and 8 staff members charged following probes into inmate deaths

Jun. 05, 2024 19:25 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Guards at Wisconsin's oldest maximum-security prison failed to provide basic care for inmates who died on their watch, including one who died of dehydration and another who wasn't found for at least 12 hours after he died of a stroke, authorities said Wednesday in announcing...

David Skinns shoots 8-under 62 to take 1st-round lead in RBC Canadian Open

May. 30, 2024 20:07 PM EDT

HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — David Skinns had six birdies in a seven-hole stretch and shot an 8-under 62 on Thursday at Hamilton Golf and Country Club to take the first-round lead in the RBC Canadian Open. Playing in the afternoon with the greens still mostly receptive after rain...

Pennsylvania Rep. Dwight Evans says he's recovering from a minor stroke

May. 23, 2024 14:24 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans of Philadelphia said Thursday that he is in a rehabilitation facility recovering from a minor stroke, and plans to return to voting in Washington in about six weeks. Evans, a Democrat serving his fourth term, said he is having...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

May. 02, 2024 07:17 AM EDT

Brunswick News. April 27, 2024. Editorial: Some leeway for jails is reasonable Law-abiding citizens should find it galling every time some official points out that the state prison system is treating convicted criminals like — of all things — criminals. It is...

Korda 1 stroke back in suspended 3rd round of Chevron Championship as she chases 5th straight win

Apr. 20, 2024 20:26 PM EDT

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Nelly Korda was one shot off the lead at the Chevron Championship when the third round was suspended Saturday because of lightning in the area. Play at Carlton Woods was halted just before 3 p.m. and called for the day two-and-a-half hours later with...