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White House, Canada state support for new Detroit River span

Jul. 30, 2021 14:35 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The White House and Canada issued a joint statement of support for a commuter bridge that when completed will span the Detroit River, connecting Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. The statement issued Thursday calls the Gordie Howe International Bridge “a...

Masks recommended for younger students in state's schools

Jul. 30, 2021 14:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Students from kindergarten through sixth grade, most of whom are not eligible to receive a coronavirus vaccine, should wear masks indoors when schools reopen this fall, according to recommendations released Friday by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary...

Interim NYC Transit head leaving, would stay as MTA chair

Jul. 29, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Interim NYC Transit president Sarah Feinberg is stepping down from her position after leading the agency that runs New York City's subways and buses through the crisis brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, she told the New York Post. But Feinberg said...

Kosovar survivors of Croatia bus crash return to homeland

Jul. 27, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Some of the survivors of a deadly bus crash in Croatia flew home to Kosovo on Tuesday to a welcoming crowd at the country's international airport at the capital, Pristina. A plane flew in from Osijek, Croatia, bringing 21 ethnic Albanian Kosovars...

Kosovo mourns 10 compatriots killed in Croatia bus crash

Jul. 26, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

DEVE, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo observed a day of mourning with flags at half-staff and parliament postponed its session Monday in memory of 10 Kosovars who died when their bus crashed in Croatia. The bus carrying 65 passengers and two drivers swerved off a highway while...

Senators race to overcome final snags in infrastructure deal

Jul. 25, 2021 22:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers racing to seal a bipartisan infrastructure deal early this coming week are hitting a major roadblock over how much money should go to public transit, the group’s lead Republican negotiator said Sunday. As discussions continued through the...

Airports in the US West dealing with shortage of jet fuel

Jul. 25, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

A shortage of jet fuel, coupled with supply chain issues and an urgent demand from firefighting aircraft, continues to cause problems at airports around the West. In Nevada, state and federal lawmakers said they are investigating a possible shortage of jet fuel that could...

Black lawmaker hopes highway project can right an old wrong

Jul. 22, 2021 10:40 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Harold Love Jr. raised his voice over the blare of traffic from the interstate above as he stood near the spot where his family's home was razed to rubble a half-century ago. Love recounted the fight his father put up in the 1960s, before he was born, to reroute the...

Indian farmers protest agriculture laws near Parliament

Jul. 22, 2021 06:24 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — More than 200 farmers demonstrated Thursday near India’s Parliament to mark eight months of protests against agricultural laws they say will devastate their livelihoods. The protesters waving white, green and orange flags arrived in police-escorted...

Key lawmaker quizzes airlines on delays, worker shortages

Jul. 16, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key senator is asking six U.S. airlines to explain the high rates of delayed and canceled flights this summer, and she's asking whether there are labor shortages despite the airlines getting billions in federal aid to keep workers on the job. Sen....