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  • California proposes to steer new homes from gas appliances

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s energy policy and planning agency wants to transition new homes away from gas-powered appliances. The California Energy Commission released a draft building standards code that would require new homes to be equipped with circuits and panels that support all-electric appliances for heating, cooking and drying clothes. The commission is set […]
  • Pastors rally, seek transparency in Elizabeth City shooting

    ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — Pastors and denominational leaders rallied in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, on Saturday to call for greater transparency in the investigation into the death of a Black man who was fatally shot in his car by sheriff’s deputies. More than 100 people marched to the Pasquotank County Courthouse, where they posted […]
  • String of satellites baffles residents, bugs astronomers

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A string of lights that lobbed across the night sky in parts of the U.S. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday had some people wondering if a fleet of UFOs was coming, but it had others– mostly amateur stargazers and professional astronomers– lamenting the industrialization of space. The train of lights was actually […]
  • Police: 3 hurt in Florida mall shooting as shoppers scatter

    MIAMI (AP) — A shooting at an upscale South Florida shopping mall that erupted from a fight between two groups of people left three persons injured Saturday afternoon and sent anxious shoppers fleeing, police and local reports say. Live aerial television news footage showed people scattering outside the Aventura Mall after reports of gunfire. Law […]
  • 50 years ago, election ushered in new era for US tribes

    Fifty years ago this week the federal government’s experiment with termination was crushed at the ballot box on the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Washington state. Termination was a policy that was designed to end the U.S. government’s role in Indian affairs. It would have abrogated treaties, eliminated federal funding, and “freed the […]
  • Police: Man accused of assaulting worker, using Asian slurs

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Authorities in a Virginia suburb of the nation’s capital say they are seeking to arrest a man who reportedly left a restaurant without paying, used racial slurs when confronted by two Asian American workers and assaulted one of them. Arlington County Police said in a news release Saturday that officers were […]
  • Good Samaritan recalls jumping from bridge to save girl, 2

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man is being hailed as a hero for leaping off a bridge into a bay to save a 2-year-old girl who had been ejected from a wrecked vehicle into the waters below. Ocean City emergency responders met up Friday with Jonathan Bauer, who shared his story publicly for […]
  • Obama dog Bo, once a White House celebrity, dies from cancer

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama’s dog Bo died Saturday after a battle with cancer, the Obamas said on social media. News of Bo’s passing was shared by Obama and his wife Michelle on Instagram, where both expressed sorrow at the passing of a dog the former president described as a “true friend and […]
  • Obama dog Bo, once a White House celebrity, dies from cancer

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama’s dog Bo died Saturday after a battle with cancer, the Obamas said on social media. News of Bo’s passing was shared by Obama and his wife Michelle on Instagram, where both expressed sorrow at the passing of a dog the former president described as a “true friend and […]
  • Lloyd Price, singer and early rock influence, dies at 88

    NEW YORK (AP) — Singer-songwriter Lloyd Price, an early rock ‘n roll star and enduring maverick whose hits included such up-tempo favorites as “Lawdy Miss Clawdy,” “Personality” and the semi-forbidden “Stagger Lee,” has died. He was 88. Price died Monday at a long-term care facility in New Rochelle, New York, of complications from diabetes, his […]