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Russia claims Kyiv hit its air bases, fires more missiles

Dec. 05, 2022 18:32 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian drones struck two air bases deep inside Russian territory, the Kremlin said Monday, shortly before Russian forces unleashed a massive missile barrage in Ukraine that struck homes and buildings and killed civilians. The unprecedented attack in Russia...

Russia's Putin drives across repaired bridge to Crimea

Dec. 05, 2022 11:50 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin tried to boost Russian morale Monday by driving a vehicle across a bridge to Crimea that a truck bomb had damaged in October. Putin took the wheel of a Mercedes to drive across the bridge that links Russia’s mainland with the...

Molten lava on Hawaii's Big Island could block main highway

Dec. 03, 2022 02:35 AM EST

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Many people on the Big Island of Hawaii are bracing for major upheaval if lava from Mauna Loa volcano slides across a key highway and blocks the quickest route connecting two sides of the island. The molten rock could make the road impassable and force drivers...

Contractor: Golden Gate Bridge suicide net will cost $400M

Nov. 30, 2022 15:17 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A suicide prevention net on San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge that is already years behind schedule will cost about $400 million, more than double its original price, because of problems sparked by the government agency that manages the span, the lead contractors allege. ...

West Virginia bridge being rebuilt along tourism train route

Nov. 29, 2022 04:08 AM EST

CASS, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia railroad bridge destroyed by floodwaters 37 years ago is being replaced to enable a tourism train to resume trips through the area, officials said. Braving harsh conditions and long commutes, Department of Transportation workers are rebuilding the...

Temporary bridge planned over giant sinkhole on WVa road

Nov. 17, 2022 04:07 AM EST

HINTON, W.Va. (AP) — Highway crews plan to build a temporary bridge over a giant sinkhole in southern West Virginia that has overtaken a road and threatened a nearby police department's building. The 125-foot (38-meter) temporary bridge will be built starting Friday along state...

Trailblazing director Euzhan Palcy returns for Oscar honor

Nov. 16, 2022 14:10 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Euzhan Palcy has made history more than a few times in her four decades in the movie business. She was the first Black woman to direct a film produced by a major studio (MGM’s “A Dry White Season”), the first Black director of any gender to win the...

Handshake sparks climate hope, but officials remain worried

Nov. 14, 2022 14:28 PM EST

SHARM EL-SHEIKH (AP) — A handshake in lush Bali is being felt at climate talks thousands of miles away in the Egyptian desert, where lack of progress had a top United Nations official worried. After more than a week of so far fruitless climate talks, negotiators were grasping for...