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Today in History: May 3, Margaret Thatcher elected

May. 03, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 3, the 123rd day of 2022. There are 242 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 3, 1979, Conservative Party leader Margaret Thatcher was chosen to become Britain’s first female prime...

Republican governor candidate defends Wisconsin ties

May. 02, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican governor candidate Tim Michels defended his Wisconsin ties saying Monday he still votes and spends most of his time in the state, after a published report revealed his extensive real estate holdings on the East Coast and that his children attended high school...

Attorney general stays out of dispute over bridge ownership

Apr. 29, 2022 08:46 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Attorney General's Office has again refused to get involved in a dispute over the ownership of the historic Bismarck-Mandan Rail Bridge which BNSF Railway is planning to raze. The nonprofit group, Friends of the Rail Bridge, believes the...

Security camera fail during NYC subway attack to be probed

Apr. 25, 2022 11:53 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The failure of security cameras in the New York subway station where a gunman opened fire this month is the subject of an investigation. Acting Metropolitan Transportation Authority Inspector General Elizabeth Keating announced the probe Monday. ...

Police search for motive in Brooklyn subway suspect's videos

Apr. 14, 2022 08:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Frank James posted dozens of videos ranting about race, violence and his struggles with mental illness. One stands out for its relative calm: A silent shot of a packed New York City subway car in which he raises his finger to point out passengers, one by one. Even...

'Prophet of Doom': Subway suspect left ranting video clues

Apr. 13, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Frank James posted dozens of videos ranting about race, violence and his struggles with mental illness. One stands out for its relative calm: A silent shot of a packed New York City subway car in which he raises his finger to point out passengers, one by one. Even...

Mexican president opens new -- and distant -- airport

Mar. 20, 2022 14:15 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is inaugurating one of his hallmark building projects on Monday, a new Mexico City airport that reflects the contrasts and contradictions of his administration. There is government austerity — his main campaign...

Commission considers proposal for Mount Washington lodging

Mar. 19, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The group that advises the state of New Hampshire on managing Mount Washington is considering a proposal for upscale accommodations and a restaurant near the summit of New Hampshire’s highest peak. The owner of a historic railway that runs up Mount Washington...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Mar. 16, 2022 07:29 AM EDT

Vicksburg Post. March 11, 2022. Editorial: Passenger rail service could change Vicksburg for the better When it was formally announced this week that the Warren County Board of Supervisors and the Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen both signed letters supporting...

Owner of Cog Railway proposes lodging on Mount Washington

Mar. 12, 2022 13:01 PM EST

The owner of a historic railway that runs up Mount Washington is proposing to build upscale accommodations and a restaurant near the summit of New Hampshire’s highest peak. Mount Washington Cog Railway owner Wayne Presby said the nearly $14 million project would station 18 rail...