Putin Signs Law Allowing Him 2 More Terms as Russia’s Leader
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law allowing him to potentially hold power until 2036, a move that formalizes constitutional changes endorsed in last year’s popular vote. The July 1 constitutional vote included a provision that reset Putin&CloseCurly…
Trial in Floyd’s Death Expected to Turn to Ex-Cop’s Training
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The trial of a former Minneapolis police officer in George Floyd’s death is expected Monday to turn toward the fired officer’s training after a first week dominated by emotional testimony from eyewitnesses and devastating video of his arrest..…
Rapper DMX on Life Support after Heart Attack, Lawyer Says
DMX’s longtime New York-based lawyer, Murray Richman, said the rapper was on life support Saturday evening at White Plains Hospital. Richman says the artist had a heart attack. He said he could not confirm reports that DMX overdosed on drugs and was not sure what caused the heart att…
NY Misses Budget Deadline, Payday For State Workers Looms
New York lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have missed a deadline to have a budget in place by April 1, but elected officials will have to act soon to make sure that tens of thousands of state workers get their paycheck on time next Thursday.
Car Rams Capitol Barricade, Injuring 2 Officers; Driver Shot
A car has rammed a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol, injuring two Capitol Police officers and leading to the driver being shot.
Fully Vaccinated Can Travel Again, Says New CDC Guidance
Add travel to the activities vaccinated Americans can enjoy again.
US Employers Add 916,000 Jobs in March as Hiring Accelerates
The March increase in numbers was that largest in several months.
Gaetz Staying on Judiciary Panel, Despite Investigation
Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, a prominent conservative who has been under federal investigation for a former relationship, would lose his House seat if convicted of a felony.
NY Governor Signs Bill Ending Long-Term Solitary Confinement
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to end long-term solitary confinement in state prisons and jails, he announced Thursday.
Child Among 4 Dead in Shooting at California Office Building
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation's latest mass shooting has occurred at a Southern California office building where four people were killed, including a child, and a woman was critically wounded. Police had no word on a possible motive for Wednesday's violence in the city of Orange, sou…