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Louisiana won't immediately get a new majority-Black House district after judges reject it

Louisiana won't immediately get a new majority-Black House district after judges reject it

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A new congressional map giving Louisiana a second majority-Black House district was rejected Tuesday by a panel of three federal judges, fueling new uncertainty about district boundaries as the state prepares for fall congressional
Metro train collides with bus in downtown Los Angeles, injuring more than 50, 2 seriously

Metro train collides with bus in downtown Los Angeles, injuring more than 50, 2 seriously

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At least 55 people were hurt, two seriously, when a Metro light rail train and a University of Southern California shuttle bus collided Tuesday along a busy thoroughfare in downtown Los Angeles, officials said.
Chinese scientist who first published COVID sequence stages protest after being locked out of lab

Chinese scientist who first published COVID sequence stages protest after being locked out of lab

SHANGHAI (AP) — The first scientist to publish a sequence of the COVID-19 virus in China staged a sit-in protest outside his lab after authorities locked him out of the facility — a sign of Beijing's continuing pressure on scientists conducting resea
Netanyahu vows to invade Rafah 'with or without a deal' as cease-fire talks with Hamas continue

Netanyahu vows to invade Rafah 'with or without a deal' as cease-fire talks with Hamas continue

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Tuesday to launch an incursion into the southern Gaza city of Rafah , where hundreds of thousands of Palestinians are sheltering from the almost 7-month-long war, just as cease
The top UN court rejects Nicaragua's request for Germany to halt aid to Israel

The top UN court rejects Nicaragua's request for Germany to halt aid to Israel

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The top U.N. court rejected on Tuesday a request by Nicaragua to order Germany to halt military and other aid to Israel and renew funding to the U.N. aid agency in Gaza.
Haiti's transitional council names new prime minister in hopes of quelling stifling violence

Haiti's transitional council names new prime minister in hopes of quelling stifling violence

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s newly installed transitional council chose former Sports Minister Fritz Belizaire as the country's prime minister Tuesday as it presses forward in its monumental task of trying to establish a stable new government
Judge raises threat of jail in hush money trial as he holds Trump in contempt, fines him $9,000

Judge raises threat of jail in hush money trial as he holds Trump in contempt, fines him $9,000

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump was held in contempt of court Tuesday and fined $9,000 for repeatedly violating a gag order that barred him from making public statements about witnesses, jurors and some others connected to his New York hush money case.
The Latest | Judge finds Trump violated gag order in hush money case 9 times, fines him $9K

The Latest | Judge finds Trump violated gag order in hush money case 9 times, fines him $9K

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s hush money trial resumes Tuesday with testimony from the third prosecution witness, Gary Farro, a banker who helped Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen open accounts.
Sword-wielding man attacks passersby in London, killing a 13-year-old boy and injuring 4 others

Sword-wielding man attacks passersby in London, killing a 13-year-old boy and injuring 4 others

LONDON (AP) — A man wielding a sword attacked members of the public and police officers in a east London suburb early Tuesday, killing a 13-year-old boy and injuring four others, authorities said.
Kansas bill to limit gender-affirming care for transgender minors dies after failed veto override

Kansas bill to limit gender-affirming care for transgender minors dies after failed veto override

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