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Biden dog Commander to make TV debut during 'Puppy Bowl'

Biden dog Commander to make TV debut during 'Puppy Bowl'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's puppy Commander will make his TV debut on Super Bowl Sunday.
Fighter jet flown by contractor crashes in Arizona; pilot OK

Fighter jet flown by contractor crashes in Arizona; pilot OK

PHOENIX (AP) — A fighter jet operated by a military contractor crashed outside Phoenix on Thursday, but the pilot ejected safely and no one on the ground was hurt, a spokesman for the contractor and U.S. Air Force officials said.
Abortions in Texas fell 60% in 1st month under new limits

Abortions in Texas fell 60% in 1st month under new limits

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Abortions in Texas fell by 60% in the first month under the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S. in decades, according to new figures that for the first time reveal a full accounting of the immediate impact.
French discoverer of HIV virus Luc Montagnier dies at 89

French discoverer of HIV virus Luc Montagnier dies at 89

PARIS (AP) — French researcher Luc Montagnier, who won a Nobel Prize in 2008 for discovering the HIV virus and more recently spread false claims about the coronavirus, has died at age 89, local government officials in France said.
Judge restores protections for gray wolves across much of US

Judge restores protections for gray wolves across much of US

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) — A judge restored federal protections for gray wolves across much of the U.S. on Thursday after they were removed in the waning days of the Trump administration. U.S.
Nevada governor rescinds mask mandate effective immediately

Nevada governor rescinds mask mandate effective immediately

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada is rescinding requirements for people to wear masks in public, becoming the latest state in the U.S.
Prince William focuses on conservation during first UAE trip

Prince William focuses on conservation during first UAE trip

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Britain's Prince William on Thursday made his first official visit to the United Arab Emirates, where the future monarch highlighted his passionate work around wildlife conservation and climate change.
South Africa's Ramaphosa to speak about nation's challenges

South Africa's Ramaphosa to speak about nation's challenges

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will Thursday outline how his government will tackle the country's pressing problems including corruption, nationwide power cuts, high unemployment, a troubled economy and the devastating ef
Libya's east-based lawmakers name new PM, fueling divisions

Libya's east-based lawmakers name new PM, fueling divisions

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s east-based parliament on Thursday appointed a new prime minister, a development that counters U.N. efforts to reconcile the divided country and one that will likely produce two parallel administrations.
Report: Valieva tests positive for banned heart medication

Report: Valieva tests positive for banned heart medication

BEIJING (AP) — Olympic favorite Kamila Valieva tested positive for a banned heart medication before her arrival at the Beijing Olympics, the Russian newspaper RBC reported, putting in jeopardy the team gold medal that she helped win earlier this week