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Two weeks that imperiled Biden's presidency left him on probation in the court of Democratic opinion

Jul. 12, 2024 11:46 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden's tribulations were previewed in Hollywood days before he got on the debate stage. At a fundraiser organized by George Clooney and packed with luminaries including former President Barack Obama, Biden was a listless figure, perhaps merely jet-lagged...

Baltimore bridge collapse survivor recounts fighting for his life

Jul. 11, 2024 16:38 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The only person who survived falling from Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge during its catastrophic collapse says he watched in horror as his coworkers, friends and relatives plunged to their deaths. In an exclusive interview with NBC News that aired Wednesday...

Which states could have abortion on the ballot in 2024?

Jul. 10, 2024 16:24 PM EDT

A ballot measure to scale back the abortion ban in Arkansas won’t go before voters after the secretary of state on Wednesday found that organizers failed to submit required paperwork about the paid canvassers it used to help gather signatures that were submitted earlier this month. ...

Maryland governor proposes nearly $149M in midyear budget cuts

Jul. 10, 2024 15:26 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Wes Moore's administration proposed nearly $149 million in midyear spending reductions on Wednesday to steer more money to help fund child care and Medicaid as state officials continue to wrestle with budget challenges. Moore will present the...

President Joe Biden saw neurologist at White House for Jan. 17 exam, press secretary says

Jul. 09, 2024 20:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden saw a neurologist at the White House on Jan. 17 for a neurological exam, the results of which were later reported as part of his annual physical more than a month later, the White House said on Tuesday. The confirmation came after the White...

Mu not included in relay pool for US track team going to Paris. Richardson, Lyles on Olympic roster

Jul. 09, 2024 15:17 PM EDT

About the only real surprise when the U.S. track and field roster came out Tuesday was who didn't make the list: Athing Mu. Although the middle-distance runner didn't qualify at U.S. trials to defend her 800-meter Olympic title, she figured to be under consideration for a spot in the...

Vikings' Khyree Jackson, 2 former high school teammates killed in car crash in Maryland

Jul. 06, 2024 15:16 PM EDT

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings rookie cornerback Khyree Jackson and two of his former high school teammates were killed in an early morning car crash Saturday in Maryland, police and the team said. Jackson, 24, and Isaiah Hazel died at the scene, while Anthony Lytton,...

Biden at 81: Often sharp and focused but sometimes confused and forgetful

Jul. 03, 2024 22:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's conduct behind closed doors, in the Oval Office, on Air Force One and in meetings around the world is described in the same dual way by those who regularly see him in action. He is often sharp and focused. But he also has moments,...

Which states could have abortion on the ballot in 2024?

Jul. 03, 2024 19:05 PM EDT

Organizers in Arizona and Nebraska turned in more than enough signatures Wednesday to put abortion-related ballot questions before voters in November's election if a sufficient number of them are deemed valid. They now bring to five the number of states where election officials are...

Maryland OKs $50.3M contract for removal of bridge collapse debris

Jul. 03, 2024 14:21 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland board led by Gov. Wes Moore approved a $50.3 million emergency contract on Wednesday to pay a Swedish construction company that removed debris from the March collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge. While the work to remove debris from the federal...