South Dakota reports 12 more COVID-19 deaths, 247 new cases

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota health officials reported 12 more COVID-19 deaths on Saturday,…

Rate of new virus infections falling, but deaths remain high

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The rates of new coronavirus infections and hospitalizations are dropping across California,…

Portland police ignored dozens of 911 calls over the summer without an officer responding: Report

Police sergeants in Portland, Oregon, reportedly canceled out dozens of low-priority 911 calls over the summer…

Now-Retired Law Professor John Eastman Says His Words at Trump’s ‘Save America’ Rally Did Not Incite U.S. Capitol Siege

John Eastman, the law professor who “resigned” (or “retired“) from Chapman University after speaking at then-President…

Palm Beach Commissioners Dump Suggestion of Naming International Airport After Trump

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump reportedly will not get to have his name on…

Water authortiy completes investigations into high bills

WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) – A Rhode Island water authority says it has completed its investigations…

Maryland gets another road upset, 63-49 vs. No. 17 Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Eric Ayala had 21 points and three steals to help Maryland deliver another…

Boebert reignites Senate ratification debate with bill to block Paris climate agreement

Rep. Lauren Boebert, Colorado Republican, has introduced a bill to block the Biden administration from reentering…

Hutchinson notes decline in new Arkansas coronavirus cases

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson noted a decline in the number of…

Kentucky reports nearly 3,800 new COVID cases, 49 deaths

FRANKFORT, Ky, (AP) – Kentucky reported nearly 3,800 new coronavirus cases and 49 virus-related deaths Saturday…

Biden should hold Russia accountable for Navalny poisoning, bipartisan House leaders say

The top Democrat and the top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee are urging President…

Connecticut inmate is fifth to die this month of COVID-19

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut inmate has become the fifth state prisoner this month to…

More than 12,300 new virus cases, 150 new deaths in Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Florida reported an additional 12,311 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, as…

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says he won’t run for Senate in 2022

Doug Ducey said he won’t run for the Senate in 2022. The Arizona governor has experienced…

State Department ‘strongly condemns’ Russian arrests of protesters and calls for them to be released

The State Department called on Russia to release jailed anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny and the protesters…

Cotton accuses China of ‘blackmail’ after sanctioning of Trump officials, calls on Biden to act

Sen. Tom Cotton is accusing the Chinese government of attempting to blackmail the Joe Biden administration…

Capitol Rioter Charged With Threatening to Kill AOC, Capitol Police Officer: ‘Assassinate AOC,’ It’s ‘Hunting Season’

Garrett Miller, a Texas man who participated in the insurrection at the Capitol, is facing serious…

Baltimore opts not to privatize troubled water meter system

BALTIMORE (AP) – The mayor of Baltimore is reversing a decision by his predecessor to outsource…

With Mardi Gras parades canceled, New Orleans eats king cake

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Will Samuels wasn’t sure what to expect this year at the King…

Mexican leader says Biden offers $4B for Central America

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden‘s first calls to foreign leaders went to Canadian Prime Minister…