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Landslides and floods kill at least 31 in northeast Brazil

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Landslides caused by heavy rains killed at least 29 people in the state of Pernambuco in northeast Brazil on Saturday, authorities said. In Alagoas, another state in the region...

As US mourns shootings, NRA in turmoil but influence remains

HOUSTON (AP) — For a brief moment in 2012, it seemed like a national stalemate over guns was breaking. Adam Lanza, a 20-year-old gunman, had forced his way into a Connecticut elemen...

Pandemic has lingering toll on smaller National Spelling Bee

Dev Shah's dream of returning to the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a soccer stadium, of all places. On a cool, windy February day with occasional rain showers, Dev spent fiv...

Kansas equity efforts bring little change after George Floyd

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — First she saw the graphic cellphone video showing Ahmaud Arbery’s shooting death in Georgia, then news that Breonna Taylor had been shot in her Kentucky home during a botched drug ...

Schoolgirl’s revision notes sell for estimated NT$10.5 million in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A seller on an e-commerce platform has gone viral after she made an estimated NT$10.5 million (US$358,200) from color photocopies of a schoolgirl's handwritten revisio...

AP FACT CHECK: NRA speakers distort gun and crime statistics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speakers at the National Rifle Association annual meeting assailed a Chicago gun ban that doesn't exist, ignored security upgrades at the Texas school where children were slaughtered...

Today in History: May 28, Dionne quintuplets are born

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 28, the 148th day of 2022. There are 217 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 28...

Uvalde school police chief faulted in shooting response

The police official blamed for not sending officers in more quickly to stop the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting is the chief of the school system's small police force, a unit dedicated ordinarily to bu...

Physiotherapy Equipment Market Size Outlook By Share, Future Growth and Forecast 2022- 2031

The Global Physiotherapy Equipment Market intelligence Report is an exhaustive effort to locate the most relevant and valuable information. MarketResearch.Biz analyses many industries and sectors from...

Nevada student says anonymous gun tips used to bully him

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A high school honors student in Nevada said in federal court that he’s being bullied by students and harassed by campus administrators who search him for a gun every time someone iden...

Despite ample school security plan, Texas shooter found gaps

Robb Elementary School had measures in place to prevent this kind of violence. A fence lined the school property. Teachers were ordered to keep classroom doors closed and locked. Students faced regula...

Montana schools chief cited in case of illegal bus passing

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s top schools administrator has been cited in the case of a pickup truck that illegally passed a school bus while it was stopped to pick up students in a residential subdi...

Ukraine: Biden accuses Russia of trying to 'eliminate a culture' — live updates

US president says Russia trying to eliminate Ukrainian culture Zelenskyy vows resistance to Russian assault on Donbas Ukraine's Moscow-backed Orthodox church cuts ties with Russia This article...

Many back strict gun laws, but opposition tends to be louder

WASHINGTON (AP) — Majorities of U.S. adults think mass shootings would occur less often if guns were harder to get, and that schools and other public places have become less safe than they were two de...

Heavy floods damage crops, cut off communities in Suriname

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — (AP) — Widespread flooding in the South American country of Suriname has isolated communities, devastated crops and shuttered schools and businesses, according to authorities. ...