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Oregon Legislature OKs new political boundaries

Sep. 27, 2021 22:30 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Despite a threat to block new political maps Republican state lawmakers returned to the Oregon Capitol on Monday as the Legislature passed legislative and congressional boundaries that included a new, sixth U.S. House seat. The congressional map,...

North Korea fires short-range missile to sea in latest test

Sep. 27, 2021 22:23 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a short-range missile into the sea early Tuesday, Seoul and Tokyo officials said, in the latest weapon tests by Pyongyang that raised questions about the sincerity of its recent offer for talks with South Korea. In an...

The Latest: No. 2 Australian city passes Sydney in new cases

Sep. 27, 2021 22:20 PM EDT

SYDNEY — Australia’s Victoria state has recorded more coronavirus infections than New South Wales for the first time since an outbreak of the delta variant began in Sydney in June. Victoria is Australia’s second-most populous state and on Tuesday the state capital...

Monday's Scores

Sep. 27, 2021 22:19 PM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Benilde-St. Margaret's def. Robbinsdale Armstrong, 25-17, 25-14, 25-19 Blaine def. Hutchinson, 26-24, 25-18, 25-16 Byron def. Rochester Lourdes, 25-20, 25-9, 26-24 Dell Rapids St. Mary, S.D....

Police shoot man as chase ends at grocery store

Sep. 27, 2021 22:11 PM EDT

CLEARVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Police from a King County agency shot and wounded man at the end of a car chase in a grocery store parking lot south of Snohomish. Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of “multiple shots fired” around 2:45 p.m. Monday...

LA County DA to dismiss 60,000 past marijuana convictions

Sep. 27, 2021 22:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón said Monday his office would dismiss roughly 60,000 marijuana convictions. Under the previous DA, Jackie Lacey, the office moved last year to dump 66,000 pot convictions that took place before...

Monday's Scores

Sep. 27, 2021 22:09 PM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Centura def. Arcadia-Loup City, 25-22, 25-23 Elkhorn South def. Millard North, 25-20, 25-15, 25-14 Falls City def. Horton, Kan., 25-8, 25-11, 25-10 Omaha Christian Academy def. Boys Town,...

Pope recognizes errors as Mexico celebrates independence

Sep. 27, 2021 22:00 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico celebrated a relatively little-known date Monday marking 200 years since the victory of the 1810-1821 independence movement. The commemorations included a message from Pope Francis acknowledging the errors of the Roman Catholic Church in...

Boston Marathon paying tribute to 2-time Indigenous champion

Sep. 27, 2021 21:59 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Organizers of the Boston Marathon publicly apologized for running the 125th edition of the planet's most celebrated footrace on Indigenous Peoples Day. Now they're seeking to make amends by throwing the spotlight on a member of Rhode Island's Narragansett...

2 children shot at south Phoenix home; Police detain mother

Sep. 27, 2021 21:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A 24-year-old woman has been detained by police after two of her children were shot in their south Phoenix home Monday, police said. Phoenix police said a 2-year-old girl was later pronounced dead at a hospital while a 6-year-old boy remained in critical...