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Psychedelic churches in US pushing boundaries of religion

Feb. 02, 2023 13:47 PM EST

HILDALE, Utah (AP) — The tea tasted bitter and earthy, but Lorenzo Gonzales drank it anyway. On that frigid night in remote Utah, he was hoping for a life-changing experience, which is how he found himself inside a tent with two dozen others waiting for the psychedelic brew known as ayahuasca to...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Feb. 02, 2023 11:51 AM EST

Charlotte Observer/Raleigh News and Observer. January 27, 2023. Editorial: One of Ted Budd’s first bills as NC’s senator is based on a GOP lie It didn’t take long for Ted Budd, recently sworn in as North Carolina’s newest U.S. senator, to start twisting the...

Israeli jets strike what army says is Gaza rocket workshop

Feb. 01, 2023 23:57 PM EST

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli aircraft struck a rocket production workshop in the Gaza Strip early Thursday, the Israeli military said, hours after Palestinian militants fired a rocket toward Israel. The exchange further raised tensions during a particularly violent period in the...

Disbarred, bankrupt lawyer Girardi charged with client theft

Feb. 01, 2023 20:23 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disgraced ex-lawyer Tom Girardi, once celebrated for winning massive settlements, has been indicted by federal grand juries in Los Angeles and Chicago on charges he stole more than $18 million from clients, prosecutors announced Wednesday. The charges are the...

Nuggets star Porter Jr.'s brother charged in fatal crash

Feb. 01, 2023 18:11 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — University of Denver basketball player Coban Porter, the brother of Denver Nuggets star Michael Porter Jr., was charged Wednesday with felony counts of vehicular homicide and vehicular assault stemming from a suspected drunken-driving crash that killed a 42-year-old woman. ...

Records: Minor infractions for officers before Nichols case

Feb. 01, 2023 10:38 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Four of five Memphis officers charged with killing Tyre Nichols after violently beating him had infractions on their records from previous police work. Their transgressions were mainly procedural but included using minor physical force during an arrest and...

Greece: 2nd airman found dead after fighter jet crash

Feb. 01, 2023 08:55 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Air Force rescuers have located the body of a second airman missing in a deadly training accident in southwestern Greece, ending a two-day search at sea and on land, officials said Wednesday. The two-seater F-4E Phantom II crashed in the sea during a...

US probes complaints of parts flying off of Ford Explorers

Feb. 01, 2023 04:18 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints that windshield trim panels can fly off of Ford Explorers while they're traveling at highway speeds. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has 164 complaints about the trim...

Bucks beat Hornets 124-115 for 5th consecutive victory

Feb. 01, 2023 00:05 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton is making the most of his limited minutes as he works his way back from injuries that kept him from playing for much of the season. Middleton scored 18 points and sparked a third-quarter run that put the Milwaukee Bucks ahead for good as they beat...

NY Governor vetoes changes to wrongful death law

Jan. 31, 2023 17:39 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor has vetoed a bill that would have allowed wrongful death lawsuits to include claims for emotional damage, a change that could have led to much bigger payouts for fatal accidents and deadly medical errors. The bill, which had strong...