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1 dead in shooting after Tennessee high school graduation

May. 19, 2022 07:52 AM EDT

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — One person was killed and another injured in a shooting Wednesday night after a high school graduation at Middle Tennessee State University, according to police. WTVF-TV reports that police confirmed the shooting after the Riverdale High School graduation...

Klimala helps Red Bulls earn wild 3-3 draw with Fire

May. 19, 2022 07:34 AM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The Chicago Fire's Xherdan Shaqiri and the New York Red Bulls' Patryk Klimala put the finishing touches on a wild 3-3 draw on Wednesday. Shaqiri's third goal of the season came in the 89th minute to give Chicago (2-5-6) a 1-0 lead, but Klimala answered during...

Harris to meet with abortion providers as court ruling looms

May. 19, 2022 07:27 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris will speak Thursday with abortion providers from states with some of the nation's strictest restrictions to thank them for their work, the White House said. Harris' virtual meeting with medical professionals practicing in Oklahoma,...

Park outdoors: Ford recalls SUVs due to engine fire risk

May. 19, 2022 07:24 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is asking the owners of 350,000 vehicles in to take them to dealers for repairs in three recalls, including about 39,000 that should be parked outdoors because the engines can catch fire. Ford says in U.S. government documents posted Thursday that it doesn't...

Live updates | Portugal says Russia expelling its diplomats

May. 19, 2022 07:20 AM EDT

LISBON, Portugal — The Portuguese government says Russia is expelling five diplomats from its Moscow embassy, a day after the Kremlin also expelled diplomats from Spain, France and Italy. The Portuguese Foreign Ministry said Thursday that Russia’s decision was “unjustified”...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

May. 19, 2022 07:20 AM EDT

The Index-Journal. May 18, 2022. Editorial: Show us the money Knock knock. Who’s there? PR Firm. PR Firm who? Karl Allen’s PR firm, that’s who. Now go away. Not a funny knock-knock joke?...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

May. 19, 2022 07:20 AM EDT

Frankort State Journal. May 13, 2022. Editorial: Elections are determined by those who show up Franklin County Clerk Jeff Hancock has a message for local voters. “I want to lead the state. I want the largest voter turnout in the state of Kentucky right here in...

Editorial Roundup: Tennessee

May. 19, 2022 07:17 AM EDT

Johnson City Press. May 17, 2022. Editorial: Obey state laws when you head out on the boat Although the official start of summer is still more than a month away, many area residents already are setting sail on area lakes. If you are one of them, it’s...

Editorial Roundup: New York

May. 19, 2022 07:16 AM EDT

New York Post. May 17, 2022. Editorial: NY’s leaders still in denial on COVID reality How long will it take for New York’s leaders to catch up with evolving COVID reality? The state is spending taxpayer cash to distribute 16.5 million tests, which...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

May. 19, 2022 07:14 AM EDT

Brunswick News. May 14, 2022. Editorial: State superintendent candidates need to focus on improving schools Parents with children in public schools in Georgia know it is bad when the Democrats and Republicans running for the top education job in the state are more or...