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Editorial Roundup: Texas

Aug. 08, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

Dallas Morning News. August 7, 2022. Editorial: UIL needs to mandate heat-safety measures for Texas high school football We must protect student athletes from heat stroke, no matter what climate they live in. High school football practice is back for...

Officials: Armed man fatally shot in Minneapolis suburb

Aug. 08, 2022 09:28 AM EDT

OTSEGO, Minn. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies fatally shot a man armed with a knife who was having a mental health crisis in a Minneapolis suburb, according to authorities. The Wright County Sheriff's Office said the man was having mental health challenges early Sunday morning and...

Authorities probe fatal shooting of Black man by police

Aug. 05, 2022 15:49 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Authorities in northwestern Indiana are investigating the fatal police shooting of a Black man who was reportedly dealing with mental illness and had been threatening to commit suicide near an elementary school. A bystander's video shows 51-year-old Dante...

In ‘Thirteen Lives,’ Ron Howard directs the Thai cave rescue

Aug. 03, 2022 10:28 AM EDT

It may be common etiquette to not spoil the end of a film, but Ron Howard learned years ago on “Apollo 13” that knowing the outcome of a story is different from knowing the story itself. And though the 2018 rescue of the Thai boys’ soccer team and their coach is considerably fresher in our...

How to recession-proof your life amid economic uncertainty

Aug. 03, 2022 06:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prices for gas, food and rent are soaring. The Federal Reserve has raised interest rates to the highest level since 2018. The U.S. economy has shrunk for two straight quarters. Economists are divided over whether a recession is looming. What's clear is that...

Psychiatrist says Sandy Hook parents fear for their lives

Aug. 01, 2022 18:21 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The parents of a Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim live with a complex form of post-traumatic stress disorder and a constant fear that followers of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones will kill them, a psychiatrist testified Monday at Jones' defamation trial. ...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Aug. 01, 2022 07:14 AM EDT

Dallas Morning News. July 25, 2022. Editorial: Texas abortion law has made miscarriages more dangerous and more devastating Our state’s misguided rules show why we need a federal standard that limits but does not prohibit abortions. Some of us have...

Nashville airport honors volunteer as hero during shooting

Jul. 31, 2022 11:34 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Earnest Cobble’s most distressing yet heroic work day at Nashville International Airport arrived early Easter morning, April 17, as he served as a volunteer at the welcome desk, just inside the baggage claim’s sliding doors. Cobble previously retired from a 25-year...

How to recession-proof your life amid economic uncertainty

Jul. 29, 2022 11:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prices for gas, food and rent are soaring. The Federal Reserve has raised interest rates to the highest level since 2018. The U.S. economy has shrunk for two straight quarters. Economists are divided over whether a recession is looming. What’s clear is that...

Tigard to pay $3.8M in fatal police shooting settlement

Jul. 28, 2022 08:32 AM EDT

TIGARD, Ore. (AP) — The City of Tigard, Oregon, will pay $3.8 million to the mother of 26-year-old Jacob Macduff, who was fatally shot by Tigard police while experiencing a mental health crisis outside of his apartment complex in January 2021. As part of the wrongful death...