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Who is Alex Jones? The conspiracist and dietary supplement salesman built an empire over decades

Jun. 14, 2024 18:24 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Jones has pushed many conspiracy theories over the last three decades, including that the U.S. government was behind or failed to stop the Oklahoma City bombing and the 9/11 attacks. As the outlandish nature of his false claims grew, so did his media empire,...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Jun. 13, 2024 07:18 AM EDT

Times and Democrat. June 11, 2024. Editorial: Clock ticking toward deadline for SC Real ID If you want a South Carolina REAL ID for U.S. domestic travel, you officially have less than a year to get it. The new federal identification requirements begin...

A new Nebraska law makes court diversion program available to veterans. Other states could follow

Jun. 06, 2024 18:13 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Facing his fifth drunk driving offense in 25 years, Robert Jackson of Olathe, Kansas, was given a choice: go to court and take a possible jail sentence, or commit to a diversion program that keeps military veterans out of jail. Jackson didn't hesitate to take the...

Emirati leader meets with Taliban official facing $10 million US bounty over attacks

Jun. 05, 2024 20:56 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The leader of the United Arab Emirates met with an official in the Taliban government still wanted by the United States on an up-to $10 million bounty over his involvement in an attack that killed an American citizen and other assaults. The...

Today in History: May 30, Joan of Arc burned at the stake

May. 30, 2024 00:11 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 30, the 151st day of 2024. There are 215 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 30, 1431, Joan of Arc, condemned as a heretic, was burned at the stake in Rouen (roo-AHN’), France. ...

Buffalo dedicates park-like space to victims on second anniversary of racist mass shooting

May. 14, 2024 20:38 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The city of Buffalo on Tuesday marked the second anniversary of a racist mass shooting that killed 10 Black people with the dedication of a memorial space honoring the victims. Anchoring the space outside the Tops supermarket targeted in the attack is a...

Sidewalk video ‘Portal’ linking New York, Dublin by livestream temporarily paused after lewd antics

May. 14, 2024 16:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The video screen “Portal” that lets people in New York and Dublin peer into life on opposite sides of the Atlantic in real time has been a source of whimsical delight for sidewalk crowds in the two cities, but also a magnet for boorish behavior that’s prompted officials to...

Today in History: May 4, four killed during anti-war protest at Kent State University

May. 04, 2024 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 4, the 125th day of 2024. There are 241 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 4, 1970, Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire during an anti-war protest at Kent State University, killing...

Ex-Sen. Bob Graham of Florida dies at 87; led Intelligence Committee after 9/11 and opposed Iraq invasion

Apr. 16, 2024 22:49 PM EDT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Ex-Sen. Bob Graham of Florida dies at 87; led Intelligence Committee after 9/11 and opposed Iraq invasion.

How O.J. Simpson burned the Ford Bronco into America's collective memory

Apr. 13, 2024 11:37 AM EDT

The Ford Bronco initially was conceived and designed for rugged outdoorsy types, a two-door means of escape to nature from the bustling cities of mid-century America. But it had already been tamed and polished for suburbanites, with cruise control and air conditioning, by 1994, when...