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Some wildfire evacuations end in British Columbia, but fire threatens community farther north

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The wildfire situation showed some improvement in British Columbia on Sunday, with more people being allowed to return home, but blazes continued to threaten communities farther north in Canada's Northwest Territories.

Shooting at Oklahoma high school football game leaves 1 teen dead, police confirm

Police in Oklahoma have confirmed the death of a 16-year-old after a shooting at a high school football game on Friday night.

Bob Barker, dapper ‘Price Is Right’ and ‘Truth or Consequences’ host and animal advocate, dies at 99

Bob Barker, the enduring, dapper game show host who became a household name over a half century of hosting “Truth or Consequences” and “The Price Is Right,” has died. He was 99.

'Parent's worst nightmare': South Dakota boy battling rare form of cancer

Charlie's mother says it has been "the longest and the fastest two weeks of our life," adding that the diagnosis is "definitely a parent's worst nightmare.

WATCH: Wolves bring 'toys' to their babies at Yellowstone National Park

Adult wolves were caught on camera being the best parents, as they carry "toys" to their dens for their pups.

Pete the peacock, adored by neighborhood, fatally shot by bow and arrow

A beloved Las Vegas neighborhood peacock named Pete was killed with a hunter’s bow and arrow, and authorities are trying to find who was behind it.

Military identifies Marine Corps pilot killed in jet crash near San Diego base

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. military has identified the Marine Corps pilot who was killed Thursday when his combat jet crashed near a San Diego base during a training flight. Maj. Andrew Mettler was piloting an F/A-18D Hornet when it went down at 11:54 p.m.

Around the world

Search continues for Cuban coach who disappeared from Little League World Series

Investigators say the search continues for Cuba's Little League World Series coach Monday, despite reports that he's been found.

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa wins re-election after troubled vote, officials say

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa was re-elected for a second and final five-year term late Saturday in results announced much earlier than expected following another troubled vote in the southern African country with a history of violent and disputed elections.

Reporter Evan Gershkovich appeals Russia's extension of pretrial detention

Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich, who has been jailed in Russia on espionage charges since March, has appealed the extension of his pretrial detention, court documents showed Saturday.

Biden honors service members killed during Afghanistan withdrawal

President Joe Biden honored 13 service members who died during an attack while the U.S. was withdrawing from Afghanistan two years ago in a statement Saturday. A bomb by the Abbey Gate at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul on Aug. 26, 2021, killed 13 U.S.

Wagner boss confirmed dead by Russian officials

A Russian investigation concluded on Sunday that Yevgeny Prigozhin, the longtime leader of the Wagner Group, was killed in the aircraft crash last week that killed all those on board.

US military aircraft carrying more than 20 Marines crashes over Australia, killing 3 and injuring others

A military aircraft with more than 20 U.S. Marines onboard crashed Sunday near Melville Island in Australia's Northern Territory. No Australians were involved in the crash.

A US Marine Osprey crashes during drills in Australia, killing 3 and injuring 20, some critically

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A United States Marine Corps aircraft with 23 Marines aboard crashed on a north Australian island Sunday, killing at least three and critically injuring at least five during a multinational training exercise, officials said.


Broadband subsidy program that millions use will expire next year if Congress doesn’t act

One of the programs set up to ensure affordable internet for all is set to run out by the middle of 2024.

DOJ sues SpaceX for allegedly not hiring asylees, refugees

The DOJ says SpaceX violated federal law when it "wrongly claimed" the company could only hire U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents.

Trump returns to Twitter, under its new moniker X

Former President Trump on Thursday posted on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, for the first time since January 2021 to share an image of his mug shot following his surrender in Fulton County, Ga., on Thursday evening.

India's lunar rover keeps walking on the moon, days after spacecraft's historic touchdown

India’s lunar rover is continuing its walk on the moon after the historic touch-down of India’s spacecraft near the moon’s south pole earlier this week.

Workers win raises at General Motors joint venture battery plant in Ohio as contract talks continue

DETROIT (AP) — Unionized workers at a General Motors joint venture electric vehicle battery plant in Ohio will see pay raises while they continue to negotiate a contract, if they ratify an interim deal announced Thursday.

At Fukushima Daiichi, decommissioning the nuclear plant is far more challenging than water release

For the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, managing the ever-growing volume of radioactive wastewater held in more than 1,000 tanks has been a safety risk and a burden since the meltdown in March 2011.

Iran unveils armed drone resembling America's MQ-9 Reaper and says it could potentially reach Israel

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Defense Ministry unveiled a drone on Tuesday resembling America's armed MQ-9 Reaper, claiming that the aircraft is capable of staying airborne for 24 hours and has the range to reach the country's archenemy Israel.

Sports News

Sports gambling boom prompts addiction concerns

A Supreme Court decision five years ago struck down a ban on commercial sports betting, and since then, Americans have wagered $220 billion.

High School Hot Shot: CVC's Bryson Donelson

VISALIA, Calif. (KGPE) – Central Valley Christian senior running back Bryson Donelson started off his final season on a high note. The CVC star rushed for 327 yards on seven carries and scored five touchdowns in the Cavaliers' 63-41 win over Ripon Christian.

Padres reliever Robert Suárez suspended for 10 games, 6th pitcher penalized for sticky stuff

San Diego Padres reliever Robert Suárez was suspended for 10 games by Major League Baseball on Friday, the sixth pitcher penalized for using banned sticky stuff.

College football starts Saturday with ticket prices on the rise

For some teams, sales are anywhere between 20% and 50% higher than last year. In one case, it's well over 1,000%.

Mookie Betts caps Boston return with another homer as Dodgers beat Red Sox 7-4

Mookie Betts capped his return to Boston with a second straight three-hit game, hitting a two-run homer to spark the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-4 victory over the team he led to the 2018 World Series title.

Shohei Ohtani won’t pitch for rest of season due to torn elbow ligament

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani won’t pitch for the rest of the season because of a torn ligament in his right elbow, Los Angeles Angels general manager Perry Minasian said Wednesday night.

Community gathers to support El Segundo Little League team’s World Series championship run 

The Little League champion of the world will be crowned on Sunday, and there’s a chance for a local team to write their name in the history books.

Politics News

Biden, Harris advisers irked by Newsom's plan to debate DeSantis: 'Disrespectful'

Some advisers in the Biden-Harris campaign expressed concerns about a planned debate between Democrat California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a GOP hopeful.

US Postal Service to unveil stamp honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The U.S. Postal Service is set to unveil its new stamp honoring late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg this October.

Former 2-term Republican Tennessee Gov. Don Sundquist dies at 87

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Don Sundquist, a Republican who was twice elected governor of Tennessee and also served 12 years in Congress, died Sunday. He was 87. Sundquist died at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis on Sunday morning, according to a family spokeswoman.

Trump set to surrender at Georgia jail on charges that he sought to overturn 2020 election

ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump is set to surrender Thursday to authorities in Georgia on charges that he schemed to overturn the 2020 election in that state, a booking process expected to yield a historic first: a mug shot of a former American president.

Donald Trump mug shot shows former president scowling at Atlanta booking

Former President Donald Trump surrendered Thursday on charges that he illegally schemed to overturn the 2020 election in Georgia, a brisk 20-minute booking that yielded a historic first: a mug shot of a U.S. ex-president.

Ramaswamy faces curiosity and skepticism in Iowa after center-stage performance in GOP debate

Vivek Ramaswamy has charged back into Iowa after his attention-grabbing performance in the first Republican presidential debate.

Encinitas tackles homelessness issues, looks at possible camping ban

As the City of Encinitas tackles its homelessness issues, it appears leaders are now considering an encampment ban, following the City of San Diego’s recent ban on encampments in public spaces.