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Michigan vigil prays for missionaries kidnapped in Haiti

Michigan vigil prays for missionaries kidnapped in Haiti

More than 100 people gathered in a small Michigan town to pray for the safe release of a local family among 17 members of a missionary group kidnapped by a gang in Haiti more than a week ago ... Continue Reading
Drought-stricken California doused by major storm

Drought-stricken California doused by major storm

The powerful storm is flooding highways, toppling trees, causing mud flows, ... Continue Reading
Forecasters say California storm could bring 'historic' rain

Forecasters say California storm could bring 'historic' rain

The powerful storm is flooding highways, toppling trees, causing mud flows, ... Continue Reading
Man convicted of sex trafficking at 2020 Super Bowl

Man convicted of sex trafficking at 2020 Super Bowl

A jury in Florida has convicted a Connecticut man of sex trafficking at the 2020 Super Bowl in Miami ... Continue Reading
Bill would address higher military uniform prices for women

Bill would address higher military uniform prices for women

U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire said she has introduced a bill to address a so-called “pink tax” in the military, a reference to the higher prices women service members often pay for their uniforms ... Continue Reading
Homeowner charged in slaying of motorist in his driveway

Homeowner charged in slaying of motorist in his driveway

A Central Texas man has been charged with murder in the driveway shooting of a motorist who had pulled into his driveway ... Continue Reading
Average US price of gas spikes 13 cents per gallon to $3.44

Average US price of gas spikes 13 cents per gallon to $3.44

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 13 cents over the past two weeks, to $3.44 per gallon ... Continue Reading
Forecasters: California storm could bring 'historic' rain

Forecasters: California storm could bring 'historic' rain

The powerful storm is flooding highways, toppling trees, causing mud flows, ... Continue Reading
Jay Black, singer for Jay and the Americans, dies at 82

Jay Black, singer for Jay and the Americans, dies at 82

He crooned the soaring vocals to hits like "This Magic Moment" and "Cara Mia." ... Continue Reading
Small plane crashes into Wisconsin home, kills 2 onboard

Small plane crashes into Wisconsin home, kills 2 onboard

No one on the ground was hurt, authorities said. ... Continue Reading
Florida's top doctor refuses mask, is told to leave meeting

Florida's top doctor refuses mask, is told to leave meeting

A state senator told him she had a serious medical condition. ... Continue Reading
Vanessa Bryant said LA sheriff promised to secure crash site

Vanessa Bryant said LA sheriff promised to secure crash site

She said she pleaded with the sheriff to make sure no one photographed the crash ... Continue Reading
Drag racer slams into spectators in Texas; 2 killed, 5 hurt

Drag racer slams into spectators in Texas; 2 killed, 5 hurt

Authorities say driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event. ... Continue Reading
Striking bourbon workers ratify new Heaven Hill contract

Striking bourbon workers ratify new Heaven Hill contract

Striking workers at one of the world’s largest bourbon producers have voted to a ratify a new contract with Heaven Hill on Saturday ... Continue Reading
Oklahoma lawmaker criticized for Asian American comment

Oklahoma lawmaker criticized for Asian American comment

A GOP Oklahoma state senator referred to Asian Americans as "yellow families." ... Continue Reading
After California wildfire, thousands of trees to be removed

After California wildfire, thousands of trees to be removed

The highway leading to the world’s two largest sequoia trees will stay closed. ... Continue Reading
Fires, drought weakened 10K trees near giant sequoia groves

Fires, drought weakened 10K trees near giant sequoia groves

The California highway connecting visitors to the world’s two largest sequoia trees will stay closed so crews can remove as many as 10,000 trees weakened by wildfires, drought, disease or age ... Continue Reading
Striking bourbon workers scheduled to vote on new contract

Striking bourbon workers scheduled to vote on new contract

Striking workers at one of the world’s largest bourbon producers are scheduled to vote on a new contract with Heaven Hill on Saturday ... Continue Reading
No 'blank slate' jurors in county shaken by Arbery slaying

No 'blank slate' jurors in county shaken by Arbery slaying

It seems likely some jurors will have preconceived opinions, ties to the case. ... Continue Reading
Prison chief: Mississippi preps for 1st execution since 2012

Prison chief: Mississippi preps for 1st execution since 2012

Prison employees will do once-a-week rehearsals to prepare. ... Continue Reading