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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez reintroduces bill for 9/11 cleanup crews

New York (AP) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and two other legislators reintroduced a bill in the House on Friday to put immigrants who cleared debris after the Sept. 11 attacks on a fast track to le...

Oklahoma Health Commissioner Lance Frye abruptly resigns

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Health Commissioner Dr. Lance Frye unexpectedly resigned from the post on Friday, effective immediately, the state health department said. Department sp...

European soccer leagues oppose FIFA biennial World Cup plan

GENEVA (AP) — Europe’s top soccer leagues cautioned that FIFA’s biennial World Cup plan is still on the table and they vowed Friday to resist the proposed overhauls of the international match schedule...

Blanding makes her voice heard in Virginia governor's race

GLENNS, Va. (AP) — The second and final debate in Virginia's closely watched governor's race had been underway for about 10 minutes when a woman started shouting from the audience. “...

Blanding makes her voice heard in Virginia governor's race

GLENNS, Va. (AP) — The second and final debate in Virginia's closely watched governor's race had been underway for about 10 minutes when a woman started shouting from the audience. “...

OL Brandon Knight says he's taking a break from football

BALTIMORE (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Brandon Knight says he's taking a break from football to address his mental health. Knight went from the Cowboys to Baltimore...

Jurors to get case of ex-deputies in Georgia stun-gun death

ATLANTA (AP) — Jurors have seen the videos many times at the trial of three former Georgia sheriff's deputies accused of murdering a man during a 2017 arrest when they shocked him with stun guns. ...

Picked last after losing leading scorer, Cal pushes forward

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — As if Mark Fox didn't face enough challenges coming off a losing season during the pandemic, California lost leading scorer Matt Bradley when he transferred to San Diego State....

Review: 'Ron's Gone Wrong' has the movie code all jumbled

There's a clear message in the new film “Ron’s Gone Wrong” and that message is to stop watching films like “Ron’s Gone Wrong.” A derivative tale about a middle schooler and his quirk...

UN experts to Pakistan: Release man charged with blasphemy

ISLAMABAD (AP) — United Nations human rights experts urged Pakistan on Thursday to release a Christian man who was detained two years ago for insulting Islam's Prophet Muhammad and is believed to be m...

Business Highlights: Fossil fuel plans, Bitcoin over $66,000

___ Study: Fossil fuel plans would far overshoot climate goals LONDON (AP) — A U.N.-backed study has found that the world needs to cut by more than half its product...

Senator asks Facebook CEO to testify on Instagram and kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — The senator leading a probe of Facebook’s Instagram and its impact on young people is asking Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the panel that has heard far-reaching crit...

Coach Izzo says he's ticked off Michigan State is unranked

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State is unranked in the AP Top 25 preseason poll for the first time in a decade and its Hall of Fame coach isn't happy about it. “It does tick me...

Abolitionist or Republican? Stark choice in Seattle race

SEATTLE (AP) — As police repeatedly filled her Seattle neighborhood with tear gas amid the racial justice demonstrations of 2020, Nicole Thomas-Kennedy bought a gas mask to protect her 9-year-old daug...

Police shooting looms over Emanuel in confirmation battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a Black teen in Chicago seven years ago is looming large over the city’s former mayor, Rahm Emanuel, as he looks to win confirmation as President Joe Bid...