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Trump’s Jury Pool for Jan. 6 Trial: A City That Remembers the Attack

Jurors drawn from among the residents of the District of Columbia will be called on to decide the fate of the former president.

Trump Calls for Recusal of Judge as His Lawyer Denies Pence’s 2020 Claims

Former President Donald J. Trump spent the weekend on the attack on Truth Social while his lawyer, John F. Lauro, ran through a gantlet of interviews Sunday morning.

DeSantis' retaliation against Disney hurts Florida, former governors and lawmakers say

A group of mostly Republican former high-level government officials is calling Gov_ Ron DeSantis' takeover of Disney World’s governing district “severely damaging to the political, social, and economic fabric of the State.

Man whose body was found in a barrel in Malibu had been shot in the head, coroner says

A man whose naked body was found inside a barrel in Malibu, California, last week was shot in the head, a coroner has determined.

New Orleans security guard charged with attempted murder after shooting in front of library

A security guard in New Orleans has been charged with several crimes, including attempted second-degree murder, after shooting a man outside the library on Aug. 5, 2023.

DeSantis' retaliation against Disney hurts Florida, former governors and lawmakers say

A group of mostly Republican former high-level government officials is calling Gov_ Ron DeSantis' takeover of Disney World’s governing district “severely damaging to the political, social, and economic fabric of the State.

Georgia healthcare worker accused of stealing $17,000 from elderly patient

Canton, Georgia resident Ebony Michelle Mitchell, 48, was arrested after allegedly stealing from her 77-year-old patient. Police believe she stole over $17,000.

Around the world

Pakistan Train Derails, Killing at Least 30

An express train carrying at least 950 passengers was traveling from Karachi to Havelian when 10 carriages fell off the tracks, officials said.

Days of torrential rains and floods in Austria have left 1 person dead, officials say

Torrential rains and heavy floods have ravaged southern Austria for the past three days, killing one person who was swept away by a quickly swelling river on Sunday

Loch Ness Centre looking for "new generation of monster hunters"

Scotland's Loch Ness Centre is calling for "budding monster hunters" to volunteer for an expedition later in August that it says will be the largest search for the Loch Ness Monster since 1972.

Swiss Women Sue Government Over Climate Change Protections

A group of Swiss women over 64 has filed a lawsuit against Switzerland with Europe’s top human rights court, saying the country has violated their rights by failing to curb emissions.

U.S. bounced from Women's World Cup

The U.S. women's national soccer team lost to Sweden on penalty kicks in the round of 16 on Sunday morning. It was the earliest ever exit from the tournament for the two-time defending champions. Nancy Chen reports.

Victim of Mass Attack in South Korea Dies

The victim was one of 14 people hurt in a car-and-stabbing rampage on Thursday in a city near Seoul. She had been hit by the car.

At least 24 people dead in bus crash in central Morocco, authorities say

At least 24 people died in a bus crash Sunday in the central Azilal province of Morocco, marking one of the deadliest such accidents in recent years in the country


Google luring workers back to office with ‘summer special’ at on-site hotel

The on-site hotel at Google's new Mountain View, Calif., Bay View canopy campus is offering full-time employees short-term stays for $99 per night.

Musk says his cage fight with Zuckerberg will be streamed on X

Elon Musk says his potential in-person fight with Mark Zuckerberg would be streamed on his social media site X, formerly known as Twitter.

Caltech researchers say fiber optic cables can detect, measure earthquakes

The same fiber optic networks that provide internet and television can simultaneously act as earthquake sensors, according to a new study from Caltech researchers.

Recalling a wild ride with a robotaxi named Peaches as regulators mull San Francisco expansion plan

An Associated Press reporter recalls the first time he took a ride in a car without sitting in the driver’s seat

Thousands overwhelm New York's Union Square for streamer giveaway, tossing chairs and pounding cars

A crowd of thousands of people who gathered in New York City's Union Square for a popular livestreamer's hyped giveaway got out of hand, leading to injuries and arrests

As actors and writers push back on automation, Hollywood is in the midst of an AI hiring boom

Amid a pair of Hollywood strikes that have found screenwriters and actors questioning the rise of artificial intelligence, studios and streaming companies are bulking up on AI staff.

A cyberattack has disrupted hospitals and health care in several states

A cyberattack has affected computers at hospitals in multiple states, forcing some emergency rooms to close and ambulances to be diverted

Sports News

Liberty football player Tajh Boyd dead at 19

Liberty University announced Sunday that offensive lineman Tajh Boyd has died. He was 19. Boyd's cause of death was not immediately revealed.

Quarterbacks to watch this fall in the Southland

The high school football season opens Aug. 17 in the Southland. Here are top quarterbacks to watch this season.

Chicago Bears Family Fest report: Kyler Gordon sidelined as injuries on defense continue to add up

Chicago Bears coach Matt Eberflus doesn’t seem overly concerned by his team's early August attrition on defense.

Women’s World Cup: United States Loses Knockout Match to Sweden on Penalty Kicks

Sweden advances on a kick that was initially saved by the U.S. goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher but then slipped over the goal line.

Gomber shuts down former team, pitches Rockies past Cardinals 1-0 for rare series win in St. Louis

Austin Gomber pitched out of trouble for six innings against his former team and Ezequiel Tovar had a sacrifice fly to lift the Colorado Rockies over the St.

Murrieta Valley's Bear Bachmeier poised to go wild at quarterback

Bear Bachmeier is a 17-year-old junior quarterback at Murrieta Valley High built like a linebacker with a wild streak from growing up in the wilderness.

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.

Politics News

Pence, Trump attorney clash over what Trump told his VP ahead of Jan. 6, 2021

Donald Trump's defense attorney says the former president never asked Mike Pence to overturn the will of the voters in the 2020 election, but only wanted the former vice president to "pause" the certification of votes to allow states to investigate his claims of election fraud.

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

Schumer Wields Political Heft in Bid for New York Chips Funds

The Senate majority leader helped deliver billions of dollars in federal funding for semiconductors. Now he’s pushing for his state to reap benefits.

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.

Kamala Harris Takes on a Forceful New Role in the 2024 Campaign

The vice president is trying to reclaim the momentum that propelled her to Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s side as a candidate and into the White House in 2020.

Cost of federal census recounts push growing towns to do it themselves

Only a single municipality, the Village of Pingree Grove in Illinois, has signed a contract so far with the U.S.

Bonta opens investigation into Chino Valley school district policy to notify parents about LGBTQ+ students

California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced he was opening a civil rights investigation against Chino Valley Unified School District for its parent notification policy he believes illegally "outs" transgender students