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Federal agency given deadline to explain why deadly Nevada wild horse roundup should continue

A judge has asked federal land managers to explain why they should be allowed to continue capturing more than 2,500 wild horses in northeastern Nevada — a roundup opponents say is illegal and has left 31 mustangs dead in 26 days

Florida golfer arrested for punching 87-year-old man to death over car dispute: police

Florida suspect Robert Edward Moore Jr. was charged with manslaughter after police found that he beat an 87-year-old man to death during a car dispute in The Villages.

Texas judge rules that women with pregnancy complications are exempt from state's abortion bans

In response to a lawsuit, a judge in Texas ruled Friday that women who experience pregnancy complications are exempt from the state's abortion bans. The state attorney general's office said it would appeal the ruling.

Social media influencer Kai Cenat charged with inciting a riot in New York City's Union Square

Kai Cenat, a popular Twitch star, was charged with inciting a riot Friday after thousands of people descended on Union Square in Manhattan after Cenat posted about a videogame giveaway. More than 65 people were arrested amid the chaos. Michael George reports.

Trump Indictment Follows DeSantis and Pence on the Campaign Trail

Voters pressed them to weigh in. Reporters asked about pardons. Mike Pence was heckled. Republicans found it’s not easy to escape the fallout from Donald J. Trump’s legal peril.

Mega Millions jackpot estimated to be the biggest-ever after no one wins most recent drawing

No one won the grand prize for the Mega Millions lottery drawing on Friday, meaning that the estimated jackpot for Tuesday's drawing is at $1.55 billion, the largest in the game's history.

Federal agency given deadline to explain why deadly Nevada wild horse roundup should continue

A judge has asked federal land managers to explain why they should be allowed to continue capturing more than 2,500 wild horses in northeastern Nevada — a roundup opponents say is illegal and has left 31 mustangs dead in 26 days

Around the world

Pope Francis Declines to Condemn Russia at Fatima Shrine in Portugal

“It’s not enough just to listen — he has to do something,” said Dmytro Bohak, one of about 500 young Ukrainian pilgrims who attended the event and staged a demonstration.

A fugitive mob suspect betrayed by his passion for hometown Naples soccer champions

Passion for this year's soccer champions from Naples has led Italian police to capture a longtime organized crime fugitive who was living on a Greek island

3 Indian soldiers are killed in Kashmir gunfight on the 4th anniversary of special status revocation

Three Indian soldiers were killed in a gun battle with rebels fighting against New Delhi's rule in Kashmir, officials said Saturday, as authorities stepped up security on the fourth anniversary since India revoked the disputed region's special status.

Prosecutors pull 'U-turn,' charge army vet over silent prayer within abortion clinic 'buffer zone'

A U.K. army veteran is being criminally charged for praying silently in a "buffer zone" outside an abortion clinic, and is expected to plead "not guilty" in court next week.

An Israeli City Where Compromise and Division Swim Side by Side

At a time when Israeli Jews can seem irreconcilably divided, an unusual swimming center in the city of Rehovot illustrates the compromises that many Israelis make daily.

Russian ship damaged in apparent drone strike

A Ukrainian drone attack on a Russian Black Sea port damaged a Russian navy ship, Ukrainian officials said.

South Korea presses on with World Scout Jamboree as heat forces thousands to leave early

South Korea is plowing ahead with the World Scout Jamboree, rejecting a call by the world scouting body to cut the event short as a punishing heat wave caused thousands of British and U.S. scouts to begin leaving the coastal campsite Saturday.


Sales Drop in Apple’s Third Quarter but Top Wall Street Expectations

The iPhone maker’s recent quarter benefited from strong sales in its App Store and other services businesses.

Amazon reports better-than-expected revenue and profits for 2Q, sending its stock higher

Amazon on Thursday posted better-than-expected revenue and profits for the second quarter, sending its stock higher in after-hours trading

Amazon is failing to accommodate disabled workers, labor group claims

Some injured and disabled Amazon workers said they were placed on short-term disability or fired after requesting accommodations.

Calling, messaging & sharing get big upgrades in iOS 17

iOS 17 Public Beta is here, and it's packed with little ways to make the iPhone more useful. Although anyone can download the test software for free, proceed with caution, as this version is still unfinished, and there might be bugs.

Crowd overwhelms New York City's Union Square, tosses chairs, climbs on vehicles

Police in New York City are struggling to control a crowd of thousands of people who gathered in Manhattan's Union Square for an internet personality's supposed videogame console giveaway that got out of hand.

Samsung hopes you'll flip over latest foldable phones

SEOUL, South Korea - It was a homecoming of sorts for Samsung's latest Unpacked event. For the first time, it was held in Seoul, South Korea, where the company is headquartered. Samsung brought me and others here to be a part of the event, which focused on foldables.

Artificial intelligence is gaining state lawmakers' attention, and they have a lot of questions

State legislatures across the country are rushing to get a handle on fast-evolving artificial intelligence

Sports News

Mets owner Steve Cohen promises 'competitive' 2024 team despite massive deadline sell-off

New York Mets owner Steve Cohen penned a letter to season ticket holders promising a "competitive" and "formidable" team in 2024 despite a massive trade deadline sell-off.

Big Ten Conference confirms additions of Oregon and Washington

The Big Ten conference confirmed the additions of the University of Oregon and the University of Washington Friday, starting with the 2024-25 academic year.

At the World Cup, the Field Thins and the Contenders Expand

After 48 games, half of the teams have been sent home. And yet it feels as if the field of potential winners is bigger than it was at the start.

49ers camp: Ji’Ayir Brown eager to hunt with NFL’s most aggressive defense

Rookie safety Ji'Ayir Brown is anxious to hunt ball carriers in his NFL debut next Sunday when the 49ers play at the Raiders in a preseason opener.

Japan’s High School Baseball Tournament is the Sound of Summer

Created 75 years ago for the country’s prestigious high school baseball tournament, Yuji Koseki’s “The Crown Will Shine on You” stirs memories as it inspires new ones.

NASCAR driver Noah Gragson suspended for liking racially insensitive meme

Noah Gragson was suspended indefinitely after liking a racially insensitive meme with a photo of George Floyd's face.

17-year-old U.S. cyclist killed while training for world championships

Magnus White was a rising star, winning a junior national championship in cyclocross in 2021 and earning a place on the U.S. national team.

Politics News

Trump mounts defense in Alabama campaign appearance

During a roughly 40-minute speech, the former president renewed his attacks on Justice Department special counsel Jack Smith.

Sinema rips Democrats on immigration ahead of Biden visit to Arizona

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is furious with the Biden administration and congressional Democrats' immigration policies and she is not biting her tongue ahead of President Biden's upcoming trip to Arizona.

I Saw the Hollowness Inside Andrew Yang’s New Third Party

The Forward Party is betting that a movement defined by what it is against is far more important than what it stands for.

EV mandates to phase out gas-powered cars collide with House Republicans

Bills to roll back state and federal electric vehicle mandates have been making their way through Congress, as Republican lawmakers attempt to immobilize Democrats' green energy agenda.

DHS calls for more agency volunteers to help process migrants at southern border

The Biden administration is putting out a new call for staff to sign up to volunteer at the southern border as numbers remain high and have reportedly increased.

DOJ asks judge to issue protective order in Trump election interference case

As former President Donald Trump has escalated his rhetoric following his arraignment this week on federal charges that he attempted to overturn the results of the 2020 election, the Justice Department has asked a judge to issue a protective order limiting what Trump can say publicly about the proce

N.Y. prosecutors can have Trump's E. Jean Carroll deposition, judge rules

Manhattan prosecutors are preparing for a March trial in which Trump is charged with felony falsification of business records.