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NC election bills unlikely to become laws after Senate votes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Senate Republicans pushed a trio of election measures through their chamber on Wednesday, including one that would prohibit counting mail-in absentee ballots that a...

No KJ Wright on Seahawks roster for first time in a decade

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For a decade, No. 50 was seemingly always on the field for the Seahawks. Right now, the number is going unused in Seattle, and it may remain that way if the Seah...

Prosecutors: New trial not merited for ex-cop in Floyd death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors say the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder and manslaughter in George Floyd's death should not be granted a new trial because the proceedings were fai...

Locatelli scores 2, Italy beats Switzerland 3-0 at Euro 2020

ROME (AP) — Manuel Locatelli scored two goals and Italy beat Switzerland 3-0 Wednesday to become the first team to advance to the last 16 of the European Championship. Locatelli’s fi...

Browns QB Mayfield in 'no rush' with contract extension

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Along with everything else, Baker Mayfield is practicing patience this summer. The Cleveland Browns quarterback, whose strong 2020 season seemingly ended any debat...

Biden admin extends protections to transgender students

The U.S. Education Department on Wednesday expanded its interpretation of federal sex protections to include transgender and gay students, a move that reverses Trump-era policy and stands against prop...

Bale sets up both goals, Wales beats Turkey 2-0 at Euro 2020

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Gareth Bale made sure his missed penalty didn’t matter by setting up two goals. The Wales captain created chance after chance in his team’s 2-0 victory over T...

The Latest: Biden and Putin depart Geneva after summit

GENEVA — Geneva can breathe a sigh of relief after hosting a U.S.-Russia summit. President Joe Biden is aboard Air Force One and is on his way back to Washington after Wednesday’s me...

California marks reopening with jackpots, Hollywood flair

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Welcome back, California. San Francisco announced the return of its iconic cable cars. Disneyland threw open its doors to out-of-state tourists. And Gov. Gavin N...

AP says it will no longer name suspects in minor crimes

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press said Tuesday it will no longer run the names of people charged with minor crimes, out of concern that such stories can have a long, damaging afterlife on the inter...

New owners try to get Bally's Atlantic City back in the game

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Phil Juliano was looking at Bally's casino through rose-colored glass. Or more accurately, rose-colored glass flecked with jarringly out-of-place blue squares. ...

Millennial Money: It’s time for better employee benefits

Vaccination rates are climbing and employers are rolling out back-to-office, back-to-normal plans. But some employees may want a new normal — one that includes flexible scheduling and benefits that al...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 15, the 166th day of 2021. There are 199 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 1...

Romania bans Huawei from its 5G network

Taipei (Taiwan News) — Romanian President Klaus Iohannis signed a bill last Friday (June 11) that essentially bans China’s Huawei from being involved in the country’s 5G networks ami...

Aung San Suu Kyi trial begins in Myanmar

The trial of Myanmar's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi got underway on Monday in the capital Naypyidaw, more than four months after a military coup. Criminal convictions would bar Suu Kyi from run...