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Editorial Roundup: Alabama

May. 22, 2024 07:16 AM EDT

Cullman Times. May 16, 2024. Editorial: Watch out for motorcycles As the weather turns warmer day by day, we are beginning to see more and more motorcycles on our roads. Motorcycles come in all sorts. They can be two wheelers, three-wheelers and some...

At least 10 Egyptian women and children die when bus slides off ferry and plunges into Nile River

May. 21, 2024 11:25 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — At least 10 Egyptian women and children died Tuesday when a small bus carrying about two dozen people slid off a ferry and plunged into the Nile River just outside Cairo, health authorities said. The cause of the accident was not immediately clear. Nine other...

4 killed in Georgia wreck after van plows through median into oncoming traffic

May. 20, 2024 15:16 PM EDT

EMERSON, Ga. (AP) — Four people, including three members of the same family, died Sunday after a van crossed the median on a northwest Georgia interstate and plowed into oncoming traffic. Five others were injured in the multi-vehicle wreck on Interstate 75 near Emerson. ...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

May. 20, 2024 14:38 PM EDT

Detroit News. May 18, 2024. Editorial: Lawmakers seek to buy silence of Beydoun critics Lawmakers are hoping to mitigate some of the outrage over a $20 million grant awarded to Democratic crony Fay Beydoun by throwing good money after bad. It’s a very questionable...

Los Angeles police officer injured when she's ejected from patrol vehicle after it's stolen

May. 19, 2024 17:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles police officer was injured early Sunday when she was ejected from her patrol vehicle after it was stolen by a man who then crashed it, officials said. The unnamed officer had been working a security detail near downtown around 3:30 a.m. when a man...

6 people killed, 10 others injured in Idaho when pickup crashes into passenger van

May. 19, 2024 16:00 PM EDT

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Six people were killed Saturday in Idaho in a two-car accident that included a large passenger van, authorities said. Ten others were injured in the crash on U.S. Highway 20 in Idaho Falls and taken to local hospitals, Idaho State Police said in a...

Today in History: May 18, Mount St. Helens erupts

May. 18, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 18, the 139th day of 2024. There are 227 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 18, 1980, the Mount St. Helens volcano in Washington state exploded, leaving 57 people dead or missing. ...

Families of Mexican farmworker bus crash victims mourn the loss of their loved ones

May. 17, 2024 13:45 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — In San Miguel Almolonga, a rural farming community in Mexico, a mourning family recited prayers while grieving the loss of a father who came to Florida under a temporary visa to support his family. Yamilet Pérez Ríos, the 14-year-old daughter of...

AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

May. 17, 2024 00:20 AM EDT

May 10-16, 2024 As young Haitians are increasingly exposed to violence, the country is undergoing a wider push to dispel a long-standing taboo on mental health services teaching parents how to put a smile on their children’s faces. Family and friends hold a vigil in...

1 person has died and another is hurt after a fiery tanker truck crash in Colorado

May. 16, 2024 19:01 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — One person died and another was hospitalized after a vehicle crashed into a tanker truck carrying fuel on Colorado's main east-west highway near Denver on Thursday, sending up a fireball and a huge plume of black smoke, authorities said. The crash happened on the...