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Correction: Emhoff-Ashley Judd-Suicide Prevention story

Apr 23, 2024, 1:20 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story published April 23, 2024, about suicide prevention, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Shelby Rowe is executive director of the Suicide Prevention Research Center. Rowe is executive director of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.

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Administrative judge says discipline case against high-ranking NYPD official should be dropped

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York Police Department administrative trial judge has recommended that a disciplinary case against the department’s highest-ranking uniformed officer be dropped, arguing that the police watchdog agency that investigated the case lacked jurisdiction. The city’s Civilian Complaint Review Board had been pursuing a case against Chief of Department Jeffrey Maddrey […]

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Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin pauses during a meeting with Estonian Defense Minister Hanno Pevk...

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Pentagon panel to review Medals of Honor given to soldiers at the Wounded Knee massacre

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department will review the Medals of Honor that were given to 20 U.S. soldiers for their actions in the 1890 battle at Wounded Knee to make sure their conduct merits such an honorable award. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin ordered the review by a special panel of experts after consultation with […]

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Hiker falls to death during storm on Yosemite’s iconic Half Dome

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A bucket-list climb to the top of Yosemite National Park’s Half Dome turned to tragedy for a young Arizona woman who fell to her death during a descent forced by a sudden storm that pounded the iconic granite monolith this month. Grace Rohloff, 20, an experienced hiker and Arizona […]

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Oregon fire is the largest burning in the US. Officials warn an impending storm could exacerbate it

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A wildfire burning in Oregon that’s kicking smoke into neighboring states is now the largest active blaze in the U.S., authorities said, and fire crews are bracing for a storm late Wednesday that’s expected to bring lightning, strong winds and the risk of flash floods. The Durkee Fire, burning near the […]

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Appeals judges rule against fund used to provide phone services for rural and low-income people

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Calling it a “misbegotten tax,” a federal appeals court in New Orleans ruled Wednesday that a method the Federal Communications Commission uses to fund telephone service for rural and low-income people and broadband services for schools and libraries is unconstitutional. The immediate implications of the 9-7 ruling by the 5th U.S. […]

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Kentucky clerk who opposed gay marriage appeals ruling over attorney fees

CINCINNATI (AP) — A former Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples a decade ago is appealing a ruling ordering her to pay thousands in attorney fees. The appeal filed by attorneys for Kim Davis in federal court argues that the landmark Obergefell ruling in 2015 should be overturned. Davis […]

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Correction: Emhoff-Ashley Judd-Suicide Prevention story