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Angelo Sodano, once-powerful Vatican prelate, dies at 94

May. 28, 2022 09:41 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Cardinal Angelo Sodano, a once-powerful Italian prelate who long served as the Vatican’s No. 2 official but whose legacy was tarnished by his support for the pedophile founder of an influential religious order, has died. He was 94. The Vatican in its Saturday...

Shanghai lockdown: Residents demand release, and some get it

May. 28, 2022 04:39 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — On a balmy Sunday night, residents of an upscale Shanghai compound took to the streets to decry lockdown restrictions imposed by their community. By the following morning, they were free to leave. The triumphant story quickly spread on chat groups across the Chinese...

Woman gets 15 months in prison for punching flight attendant

May. 27, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California woman who punched a Southwest Airlines flight attendant in the face during a flight, breaking her teeth, has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison. Vyvianna Quinonez was also ordered Tuesday by the federal judge in San Diego to pay nearly...

Yanks' Donaldson (shoulder) goes on 10-day injured list

May. 27, 2022 19:38 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Josh Donaldson was placed on the 10-day injured list by the New York Yankees on Friday due to right shoulder inflammation. New York made the move retroactive to May 24. The 36-year-old third baseman had been on the COVID-19 injured list and has not...

Progressive ousts Biden-backed Schrader in Oregon primary

May. 27, 2022 18:55 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Seven-term U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, a centrist who was endorsed by President Joe Biden, has been ousted in the Democratic primary in Oregon by progressive challenger Jamie McLeod-Skinner after results were delayed more than a week by a ballot-printing issue. ...

Argentina reports 2 cases of monkeypox

May. 27, 2022 18:50 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina reported two cases of the monkeypox virus on Friday in men who had recently arrived from Spain, marking the first time the presence of the virus has been confirmed in Latin America during this latest outbreak. Argentina's health ministry...

Medicare recipients to see premium cut — but not until 2023

May. 27, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare recipients will get a premium reduction — but not until next year — reflecting what Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said Friday was an overestimate in costs of covering an expensive and controversial new Alzheimer's drug. ...

Navajo sign water rights settlement with Utah and feds

May. 27, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

MONUMENT VALLEY, Utah (AP) — Federal officials signed an agreement with leaders of the Navajo Nation on Friday that provides funding for clean drinking water infrastructure for reservation residents and resolves questions about longstanding Navajo claims to water rights in the drought-stricken...

Day of triumph turned to day of tragedy for honor student

May. 27, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Tuesday should have been a day of triumph for 10-year-old Maite Rodriguez. Instead, it was the day she died. Maite was among 19 grade school students who, along with two teachers, were shot to death at Robb Elementary School in the southwestern Texas town of...

Exception added to New Hampshire's 24-week abortion ban

May. 27, 2022 17:13 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's ban on late-term abortion no longer applies in cases in which the fetus has been diagnosed with “abnormalities incompatible with life.” Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill Friday adding an exception to the ban on abortions after 24 weeks...