U.S. President Joe Biden’s proposal to set a minimum global corporation tax at 21% is gaining momentum, with the official running international talks on the matter saying that an agreement could settle near that rate.
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans are swiftly moving an abortion-restrictions bill through the state House this week, saying the legislation would protect both civil rights and people with disabilities.
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In a shocking new study, Florida was dethroned as the lightning capital of the country, moving over for Oklahoma.
The Sooner State was found to have more lightning flashes per square km than any other state in the country...Read more
President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the push to purge Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney from GOP leadership shows Republicans are going through a “mini-revolution" as they scramble to figure out former President Donald Trump�...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas House on Wednesday gave initial approval to a bill that would effectively ban most abortions by outlawing the procedure once a fetal heartbeat is detected, typically before a woman is aware she ...Read more
A state appeals court decided unanimously Wednesday that California Gov. Gavin Newsom has the legal right to modify or make new state laws during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The three-judge panel of the Sacramento-based 3rd ...Read more
While most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have begun administering COVID-19 vaccines, Haiti still has not completed the necessary steps to receive a single shot, the Pan American Health Organization ...Read more
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is making his first stop in a red state to pitch his multitrillion-dollar infrastructure and jobs proposal, heading to Louisiana on Thursday as he seeks to redefine more broadly what it ...Read more
WASHINGTON — Key Republicans continue to signal their support for dumping House GOP Conference Chair Liz Cheney from her leadership post, with momentum building as Cheney has held former President Donald Trump to account...Read more
LOS ANGELES — There was no invasion of Vanessa Bryant’s privacy amid allegations that Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies shared grim photos of the helicopter crash that killed her husband, Kobe Bryant, their ...Read more
After spending much of the past year tending to elderly patients, doctors are seeing a clear demographic shift: young and middle-aged adults make up a growing share of the patients in COVID-19 hospital wards.
It’s both ...Read more
ATLANTA — The former Atlanta police officer who faces felony murder charges for fatally shooting Rayshard Brooks in the back after he resisted arrest and grabbed an officer’s taser was reinstated Wednesday after the ...Read more
ATLANTA —Former Atlanta Police Department Officer Garrett Rolfe, charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks, has been reinstated by the city's Civil Service Board.
"Due to the City's failure to comply...Read more
BALTIMORE — Maryland activists stepped up their efforts Wednesday to have removed what is believed to be the only Confederate statue still standing on public grounds in the state, filing a federal lawsuit arguing that ...Read more
WASHINGTON — The U.S. will support a proposal to waive intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines, joining an effort to increase global supply and access to the life-saving shots as the gap between rich and ...Read more
CHICAGO — Pollution from natural gas is now responsible for more deaths and greater health costs than coal in Illinois, according to a new study highlighting another hazard of burning fossil fuels that are scrambling the...Read more
LOS ANGELES — In another dramatic sign of how rapidly California is recovering from COVID-19, the state recorded its lowest hospitalization rate since the first few weeks of the pandemic, according to data reviewed by ...Read more
WASHINGTON — National parks will still require visitors to wear masks in some outdoor settings entering the summer season, an Interior Department spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
The Centers for Disease Control and ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS — A St. Paul man who helped burn down the Minneapolis Third Precinct headquarters and stole police weapons and other gear during last summer's riots was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison and ordered to pay $...Read more
CHICAGO — A misleading description of 13-year-old Adam Toledo’s fatal shooting by police was given in court by a prosecutor because of a communication breakdown at top levels of Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx�...Read more
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- St. Paul man who helped burn down Minneapolis precinct, stole police gear sentenced to prison and $12 million restitution
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