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What a reaction! Aussie coach erupts after Titmus gold medal

TOKYO (AP) — Ariarne Titmus was thrilled with her victory over Katie Ledecky. The Terminator's coach was even more excited. In the stands at the Tokyo Aquatics Cent...

The Netherlands gears for future with flood-control project

"We were really lucky," says Jan Heymans from the Dutch village of Neer on the Maas river. "The new flood wall was completed just a few months ago. Without it, everything here would hav...

Unlikely partners Pelosi and Cheney team up for Jan. 6 probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Nancy Pelosi raised a glass to Liz Cheney, it was the most unlikely of toasts. Democratic lawmakers and the Republican congresswoman were gathered in the Hous...

Unlikely partners Pelosi and Cheney team up for Jan. 6 probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Nancy Pelosi raised a glass to Liz Cheney, it was the most unlikely of toasts. Democratic lawmakers and the Republican congresswoman were gathered in the Hous...

Woman hurt when Winston Smith was killed sues authorities

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A woman who was with a St. Paul man when he was shot and killed in Minneapolis by members of a federal task force is suing local authorities and has signaled her intent to sue the U...

Judge: NYC mayor won't testify in Eric Garner inquiry

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio won’t have to testify in a judicial inquiry into the 2014 police chokehold death of Eric Garner, a judge ruled Friday, dashing a long-running quest b...

NFL's meanest man? Ed Sprinkle's family tries to debunk myth

Sue Withers laughs at the notion of her father, Hall of Fame inductee Ed Sprinkle, being called the “Meanest Man in Pro Football.” “He was just so gentle,” she said. ...

Thousands pay last respects to slain Dutch reporter

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Thousands of people paid their last respects to slain crime reporter Peter R. de Vries on Wednesday, some standing in line for hours under a hot summer sun to get a brief glimpse of h...

War's trauma apparent in portraits of Gazan children

SUZY ISKHONTANA, 7 Suzy Ishkontana clings to her new toys and clothes, but mostly to her dad. For hours, they were separated under the rubble of their family’s ho...

Afghan war’s end quiets chaplain's litany of funeral prayers

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AP) — This is the place where widows wailed, where mothers buckled to the tarmac in grief and where children lifted their teddy bears to see daddy carried off in a flag-cov...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 20, the 201st day of 2021. There are 164 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 2...

McCarthy proposes 5 Republicans to sit on Jan. 6 panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy has picked five Republicans to sit on the new select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, signaling that Republican...

Atlanta United fires coach Heinze after disappointing start

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United’s disappointing record was only part of the reason coach Gabriel Heinze lost his job Sunday. Team president Darren Eales said a feud between Heinze and ...

In Trump's Jan. 6 recast, attackers become martyrs, heroes

WASHINGTON (AP) — A cocktail of propaganda, conspiracy theory and disinformation — of the kind intoxicating to the masses in the darkest turns of history — is fueling delusion over the agonies of Jan....

South Africa's leader vows to restore order, catch plotters

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's leader went to Johannesburg's Soweto township Sunday to view badly damaged shopping centers where people were trampled to death in rioting sparked by the imprisonmen...