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Officials: Many Haitian migrants are being released in US

Sep. 22, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S. officials said Tuesday, undercutting the Biden administration's public statements that the thousands in the camp faced immediate expulsion. ...

Rookie NFL quarterbacks struggling through 1st 2 weeks

Sep. 22, 2021 13:31 PM EDT

The rookie class of quarterbacks that entered the season full of fanfare is finding the adjustment to the NFL is not very easy. Top two picks Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson lead the league with five interceptions after opening the season with back-to-back losses, Trey...

Austin's interim police chief named to post permanently

Sep. 22, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After serving as interim police chief for Texas’ capital city since March, Joseph Chacon was named Wednesday as the permanent choice for the top spot in Austin. The appointment of Chacon, whose career with Austin police has spanned over 20 years,...

Arizona history-Sept. 26-Oct. 2

Sep. 22, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

Sunday, Sept. 26 On this date in 1864, the First Territorial Legislature convened in Prescott, adopted a code of laws, created the four original counties of Pima, Mohave, Yavapai and Yuma and established a university and a Board of Regents. On this...

Former Houston cop involved in US Capitol riot pleads guilty

Sep. 22, 2021 12:45 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A former Houston police officer has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges for taking part in the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol building. Tam Pham entered the pleas Monday to two federal misdemeanor charges — entering a restricted building and...

Panthers, off to 2-0 start, visit Texans in prime time

Sep. 22, 2021 12:37 PM EDT

In an effort to get every team a Thursday game, NFL schedule makers often take some of the likely tail-enders and stick them in early season games. Sort of a “let's get them out of the way before they've lost a lot” philosophy. It's unlikely...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Sep. 22, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 20 The Philadelphia Inquirer on protecting abortion rights in Pennsylvania: In one legislative session after another, Pennsylvania Republicans have tried to...

Officials: Many migrants from border camp staying in US

Sep. 22, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S. officials said, undercutting the Biden administration's public statements that the thousands in the camp faced immediate expulsion. Haitians...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Sep. 22, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

Philadelphia Inquirer. Sept. 20, 2021. Editorial: The next steps to protect abortion in Pennsylvania In one legislative session after another, Pennsylvania Republicans have tried to limit access to abortion throughout the commonwealth — and the fall...

Ohtani hits 45th HR while surging Astros rout Angels 10-5

Sep. 22, 2021 01:23 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani's latest majestic homer wasn't nearly enough to turn back the Houston Astros as they steamroll toward another AL West title. Ohtani hit his 45th homer in the eighth inning, but Aledmys Díaz and Kyle Tucker hit back-to-back homers...