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Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Sep. 15, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

Winston-Salem Journal. Sept 13, 2021. Editorial: Jan. 6 justice begins It’s a dubious distinction to be the first Triad resident convicted of a misdemeanor in relation to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the nation’s Capitol. It’s not something, we...

Indiana Marine killed in Afghanistan remembered as hero

Sep. 15, 2021 05:58 AM EDT

LOGANSPORT, Ind. (AP) — A U.S. Marine from Indiana who was killed during the frenzied evacuation at Afghanistan’s Kabul airport was hailed Tuesday as a hero during a funeral in his hometown. The life of Cpl. Humberto Sanchez will inspire generations of Americans,...

Book: Top US officer feared Trump could order China strike

Sep. 14, 2021 20:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fearful of Donald Trump's actions in his final weeks as president, the United States' top military officer twice called his Chinese counterpart to assure him that the two nations would not suddenly go to war, a senior defense official said Tuesday after the conversations...

3 GOP prospects for 2024 criticize Biden at political event

Sep. 12, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — Three Republican presidential prospects on Sunday sharply condemned President Joe Biden’s handling of the end of the war in Afghanistan, rebuking the administration’s conduct of the U.S. withdrawal as weak and as emboldening its adversaries. ...

Biden ousts 18 Trump military academy board appointees

Sep. 08, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Wednesday removed 18 appointees named to U.S. military academy boards by Donald Trump in the final months of the Republican president's term in office, according to the White House. Cathy Russell, director of the White House...

Lawsuit: GOP donor offered money to hush girl he trafficked

Sep. 08, 2021 09:36 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A prominent Minnesota GOP donor who is charged with multiple counts of sex trafficking is now being sued by an underage girl who says he used her for sex acts, then offered her money to keep her from talking about it. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in...

Indiana pardon requests have dwindled with state law change

Sep. 04, 2021 09:44 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb issued seven pardons to convicted criminals during his first year in office, including a man who spent eight years in prison despite evidence he was wrongly convicted of armed robbery. Holcomb, however, hasn’t granted any...

Arizona man who wore horns in riot pleads guilty to felony

Sep. 03, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona man who sported face paint, no shirt and a furry hat with horns when he joined the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 pleaded guilty Friday to a felony charge and wants to be released from jail while he awaits sentencing. Jacob...

Ex-lawmaker to run for lieutenant governor in Pennsylvania

Aug. 30, 2021 22:40 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former state lawmaker and two-time congressional candidate from the Pittsburgh area who appeared to support efforts to overturn President Joe Biden's victory said Monday that he will run for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor next year. ...

Jeff Colyer has cancer, drops out of Kansas governor’s race

Aug. 30, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Former Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer announced Monday that he is dropping out of the 2022 race for governor after being diagnosed with prostate cancer. “While I have always focused on helping others, for the next few weeks I am going to focus on my...