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Putin meets Indian prime minister in Russia on his first visit since Moscow sent troops into Ukraine

Jul. 08, 2024 16:19 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Moscow on Monday for a two-day visit, his first since Russia sent troops into Ukraine, complicating the relationship between the longtime partners and pushing Russia closer to India’s rival, China. Modi met Russian...

Read the letter President Biden sent to House Democrats telling them to support him in the election

Jul. 08, 2024 13:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden wants Democrats in Congress to know he has no intention of exiting this year's election, sending them a letter on Monday on his personal letterhead. Here is Biden's letter to the congressional Democrats whose backing he likely needs: ...

Forced labor, same-sex marriage and shoplifting are all on the ballot in California this November

Jul. 06, 2024 00:14 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Forced labor, same-sex marriage and shoplifting are among the 10 statewide ballot measures that California voters are set to consider in November. The California secretary of state assigned proposition numbers to the measures on Wednesday after the...

At debate, Biden meant to say he had beaten 'big pharma,' not Medicare

Jul. 03, 2024 16:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least one mystery about President Joe Biden’s often convoluted answers during the presidential debate has been solved. Early in the debate, the 81-year-old Democrat was asked a question about the national debt and ended his meandering answer by declaring,...

Tesla, Archer Aviation rise; Eli Lilly falls, Tuesday, 7/2/2024

Jul. 02, 2024 16:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Tuesday: Paramount Global, up 58 cents to $10.72. Digital-media conglomerate IAC is reportedly considering a bid to take control of the owner of CBS and Paramount Studio. ...

The legal odyssey for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners is complex. Here's what to know

Jun. 27, 2024 14:35 PM EDT

Members of the Sackler family who own OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma have been cast as prime villains in the U.S. opioid epidemic. The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a deal for the company to settle thousands of lawsuits over the toll of opioids through bankruptcy court. The deal...

7 in 10 Americans think Supreme Court justices put ideology over impartiality: AP-NORC poll

Jun. 27, 2024 00:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A solid majority of Americans say Supreme Court justices are more likely to be guided by their own ideology rather than serving as neutral arbiters of government authority, a new poll finds, as the high court is poised to rule on major cases involving former President Donald...

Bill allowing doctor-assisted suicide approved by Delaware lawmakers

Jun. 25, 2024 18:23 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A bill allowing doctor-assisted suicide in Delaware won final passage in the state Senate on Tuesday after failing to clear that chamber last week. The measure, which now goes to Democratic Gov. John Carney, passed on an 11-10 vote after the Democrat-led Senate...

Arkansas sues 2 pharmacy benefit managers, accusing them of fueling opioid epidemic in state

Jun. 24, 2024 19:26 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas on Monday sued two pharmacy benefit managers that oversee coverage for insurers, employers and other large clients, accusing them of fueling the opioid crisis in the state. Attorney General Tim Griffin filed the lawsuit against Express Scripts Inc....

Former Michigan police chief is sentenced to prison for stealing drugs on the job

Jun. 24, 2024 16:18 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan police chief who admitted stealing drugs from her department was sentenced Monday to more than three years in prison. Circuit Court Judge Kathleen Brickley said Tressa Beltran tarnished the image of law enforcement. “The...