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Deshaun Watson settles 20 civil suits, faces NFL suspension

HOUSTON (AP) — Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson’s decision to settle 20 of 24 civil lawsuits for sexual misconduct may not dissuade the NFL from giving him a lengthy suspension, a person fa...

Report: Police in Uvalde had rifles earlier than known

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Multiple police officers armed with rifles and at least one ballistic shield stood and waited in a school hallway for nearly an hour while a gunman carried out a massacre of 19 el...

Political commentator and columnist Mark Shields dies at 85

CHEVY CHASE, Md. (AP) — Political commentator and columnist Mark Shields, who shared his insight into American politics and wit on “PBS NewsHour” for decades, died Saturday. He was 85. ...

Deputy: 2 officers had chance to shoot Uvalde school gunman

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Two Uvalde city police officers passed up a fleeting chance to shoot a gunman outside Robb Elementary School before he went on to kill 21 people inside the school, a senior ...

Joe Vecchione, past NY Times sports editor, dies at age 85

NEW YORK (AP) — Joseph J. Vecchione, whose decade tenure as sports editor of The New York Times included columnist Dave Anderson’s Pulitzer Prize and the hiring of William C. Rhoden to become among th...

SpaceX reported to fire employees critical of CEO Elon Musk

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — SpaceX, the rocket ship company run by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, has fired several employees involved in an open letter that blasted the colorful billionaire for his behavior, acco...

Female champion at The Country Club wrote the book on golf

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — The winner of the first major held at the history-steeped golf course hosting this week's U.S. Open served up plenty of solid lessons that still hold true today. ...

Homeland Security tightens scrutiny of internal misconduct

WASHINGTON (AP) — Employees accused of misconduct at the Department of Homeland Security could face more stringent penalties under an overhaul announced Thursday that follows complaints about the hand...

Musk aims to ease concerns in address to Twitter workers

In an unusual move for what’s been an unusual takeover bid for Twitter by the world’s richest man, Tesla CEO Elon Musk met virtually with the social platform’s employees Thursday, even though his $44 ...

What we know about how Pence's day unfolded on Jan. 6

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Pence won’t be testifying at Thursday’s Jan. 6 committee hearing. But he will be in the spotlight as focus turns to former President Donald Trump’s desperate and futile attempts...

What we know about how Pence's day unfolded on Jan. 6

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Pence won't be testifying at Thursday's Jan. 6 committee hearing. But he will be in the spotlight as the focus turns to former President Donald Trump’s desperate and futile atte...

Emma Thompson wants to start a conversation about pleasure

NEW YORK (AP) — The summer movie season has not, traditionally speaking, been known for its nuanced attention to female sexuality. But smack in the middle of Hollywood’s high season ...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 10 The New York Times says that Americans must fully confront what happened on Jan. 6 ...

Zimbabwe reporter fined on accreditation for New York Times

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean court on Tuesday convicted a journalist on charges of breaking the country’s immigration laws by allegedly arranging fake accreditation papers for two corresponden...

Texas shooting records could be blocked by legal loophole

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As public pressure mounts for more information on the deadly Uvalde school shooting, some are concerned that Texas officials will use a legal loophole to block records from being ...