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China's economy is off to a solid start, rising 4.5% in Q1 2023

China's economy is off to a solid start in 2023 following its emergence from three years of strict pandemic restrictions.

Allen, Texas Mall Shooting: What to Know

The motive of the gunman so far remains a mystery. The shooting at the Allen Premium Outlets left nine people dead, including the suspect.

7 dead, at least 11 injured after driver plows into crowd near migrant shelter

A man in Brownsville Texas killed seven people by crashing his vehicle into a crowd of pedestrians on Sunday, also injuring at least eleven, police say.

Colombian nationals spike US Army soldiers' drinks before ripping them off, FBI says

Two U.S. Army soldiers were allegedly drugged and robbed by three Colombian men after they went to a bar to watch soccer and dance with local women in March 2020.

Police searching home of Texas shooter where he lived with parents: report

Texas police are searching the home of the man responsible for killing eight people at a shopping mall on Saturday. Reports say the man, in his 30s, lived with his parents.

What It Looks Like on Both Sides of the Border

People have already begun gathering at the border ahead of the expected Title 42 policy expiration on Thursday.

He was free for 2 years. Now Crosley Green is back in prison for a crime he says he didn't commit

A Florida man who served three decades behind bars for a murder he says he didn't commit returned to prison Monday after spending the past two years building a life outside prison walls.

Around the world

Ukraine Claims It Shot Down Russia’s Most Sophisticated Missile for First Time

The air force said it intercepted the hypersonic missile with a newly delivered U.S.-made Patriot air-defense battery. U.S. officials confirmed the strike.

Queen or queen consort? What to know about Camilla's title

Now that she has been crowned alongside her husband, King Charles III's wife is officially known as Queen Camilla.

More than 1,000 trafficking victims rescued in Southeast Asia

The rescued human trafficking victims were from Hong Kong, Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Nepal, Malaysia , Thailand, Taiwan, Myanmar and the Philippines.

Art in European Parliament shows Jesus with gay 'sadomasochistic slaves,' sparking outrage: 'Disgusting'

Conservative EU politicians were outraged at art in Parliament that showed Jesus Christ delivering the Sermon on the Mount surrounded by gay men dressed in leather BDSM outfits.

Multiple arrests at anti-monarchy protests ahead of king's coronation

Anti-monarchy protests had been planned, but officials said there would be a "very low tolerance for disruption."

Ukraine Faces Pressure Over Counteroffensive, as Putin Bides His Time

Ukraine is feeling short-term pressure from its Western backers for success in a looming counteroffensive. Vladimir Putin seems to be operating on a longer timeline.

Wagner Chief Appears to Backtrack on Threat to Pull Fighters From Bakhmut

Yevgeny V. Prigozhin said his mercenaries had been promised the ammunition and equipment they needed and would not have to withdraw from Russia’s fight for the eastern Ukrainian city.


Activision boss Bobby Kotick: Regulators are ‘greatest threat to innovation’

"My greatest fear is that an industry that was invented in the United States by Atari in the 1970s could find itself like so many other over regulated industries — an innovation laggard," he says.

Elon Musk's Twitter drops government-funded media labels

After backlash, the platform has removed labels describing global media organizations as government-funded or state-affiliated.

How Could AI Change War? U.S. Defense Experts Warn About New Tech

U.S. national security officials are warning about the potential for the new technology to upend war, cyber conflict and — in the most extreme case — the use of nuclear weapons.

Scary signs that someone hacked your Amazon account

Amazon users are receiving packages from the website that wasn't ordered by the customer: You could be the target of a new scam that could be something more sinister.

Kids and social media: Here are tips for concerned parents

Making laws and regulating companies takes time. What are parents — and teens — supposed to do in the meantime? Here are some tips on staying safe, communicating and setting limits on social media — for kids as well as their parents.

Tucker Carlson’s Text That Alarmed Fox: ‘It’s Not How White Men Fight’

The discovery of the text message contributed to a chain of events that ultimately led to Tucker Carlson’s firing.

Scary signs that someone hacked your Amazon account

Have you ever received a package that wasn’t intended for you? How about an empty box? While delivery errors happen, they could signify something more sinister. 

Sports News

Canelo Álvarez Rarely Fights in Mexico. He Wants a Celebration and a Rebound.

For Álvarez, 2022 was something of a down year — though it certainly wouldn’t be seen that way by a lesser star. A fight Saturday in Guadalajara, his hometown, sets up a bounceback.

Steph Curry and LeBron James Meet in the Playoffs, Maybe for the Last Time

Curry and James are meeting in the playoffs, perhaps for the last time. Together and apart, they have redefined a generation of basketball.

John Angelos eyes Atlanta’s ‘The Battery’ as a model for Camden Yards. Here’s what Braves fans think about the ballpark district.

“There’ s something for everyone,” said Petty, who was spending Saturday afternoon there before the Braves’ game against the Orioles.“ It’ s such a good environment.”. The Battery, which debuted alongside the stadium in 2017, is 10 miles outside downtown Atlanta, drawing an eclectic mix of people from the metropolitan area— from diehard Braves fans to families to young...

Three takeaways from Mage’s victory in the 2023 Kentucky Derby

Mage, a lightly raced 15-1 shot, won the 149th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. Here are three takeaways from a race day that saw Mage’s triumph balanced by the tragedy of two more fatal injuries and a morning line favorite scratched because injury.

Kris Knoblauch’s AHL success, skills make him worthy Rangers candidate: ‘Just got better’

After the Rangers and coach Gerard Gallant mutually parted ways, Kris Knoblauch is perhaps the lone potential candidate for the job who doesn’t have a depth of NHL coaching experience.

First-year starter Jacey Sturek puts her spin on opportunities for Naperville North. Including corner kicks.

Naperville North’s Jacey Sturek, who waited in the wings last season, scored her fourth goal on a corner to beat Naperville Central.

Cardinals' Kyler Murray on Texas mall shooting: 'When is this s--- gonna stop?'

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray offered his help to the victims in the Texas mall shooting and had an explicit question following the deadly incident.

Politics News

Jon Tester wanted to soften hemp regulations and turned to industry officials to help craft the bill

A private email reveals the access given to outside advocates for the construction of the Industrial Hemp Act of 2023.

How Could AI Change War? U.S. Defense Experts Warn About New Tech

U.S. national security officials are warning about the potential for the new technology to upend war, cyber conflict and — in the most extreme case — the use of nuclear weapons.

California reparations task force approves proposals for billions to Black residents

The California Reparations Task Force approved recommendations to compensate for the harms of slavery that could translate into billions to the state's Black residents as the panel moved closer to presenting its historic report to the state legislature.

What’s Really Behind the Release of Tucker Carlson’s Texts

Scrutiny on the former Fox star helps the network avoid attention on the disaster of the Dominion settlement.

Texas Gov. Abbott calls for addressing mental health issues in wake of Texas mass shooting

“People want a quick solution. The long-term solution here is to address the mental health issue,” he said.

5/7: Sinema, Mayorkas, McHenry

This week on "Face the Nation," Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona.

Newton N. Minow, 97, Dies; F.C.C. Chief Deemed TV a ‘Vast Wasteland’

His stunning declaration caused an instant sensation when he made it in 1961 and ignited a national debate over Americans’ viewing habits.