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Firefighters seek to corral massive Texas wildfires before weekend of higher temperatures and winds

Firefighters seek to corral massive Texas wildfires before weekend of higher temperatures and winds

CANADIAN, Texas (AP) — The explosive growth of the second-largest wildfire in Texas history slowed as winds and temperatures dipped but the massive blaze was still untamed and threatening more death and destruction.
Wildfire grows into one of largest in Texas history as flames menace multiple small towns

Wildfire grows into one of largest in Texas history as flames menace multiple small towns

CANADIAN, Texas (AP) — A cluster of wildfires scorched the Texas Panhandle on Wednesday, including a blaze that grew into one of the largest in state history, as flames moved with alarming speed and blackened the landscape across a vast stretch of sm
Cristiano Ronaldo suspended for one match over alleged offensive gesture in Saudi league game

Cristiano Ronaldo suspended for one match over alleged offensive gesture in Saudi league game

Cristiano Ronaldo has been suspended for one match for making an alleged offensive gesture during a Saudi Arabia league game while playing for Al Nassr in the Saudi Pro League.
Texas man who long claimed innocence is executed for the slayings of 2, including cousin

Texas man who long claimed innocence is executed for the slayings of 2, including cousin

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate who had long claimed his conviction more than 20 years ago was based on false testimony and questionable evidence was executed Wednesday evening for fatally shooting two people, including his cousin.
Supreme Court sets April arguments over whether Trump can be prosecuted for election interference

Supreme Court sets April arguments over whether Trump can be prosecuted for election interference

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to decide whether former President Donald Trump can be prosecuted on charges he interfered with the 2020 election and set a course for a quick resolution.
New York gets a new congressional map that gives Democrats a slight edge

New York gets a new congressional map that gives Democrats a slight edge

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov.
Biden 'continues to be fit for duty' his doctor says after president's annual exam

Biden 'continues to be fit for duty' his doctor says after president's annual exam

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Joe Biden “continues to be fit for duty,” his doctor wrote Wednesday after conducting an annual physical that was closely watched as the 81-year-old seeks reelection .
French Senate approves a bill to make abortion a constitutional right

French Senate approves a bill to make abortion a constitutional right

PARIS (AP) — France’s Senate on Wednesday adopted a bill to enshrine a woman’s right to an abortion in the constitution, clearing a key hurdle for legislation promised by President Emmanuel Macron in response to a rollback in abortion rights in the U
Pope Francis had diagnostic tests in a Rome hospital after his weekly audience

Pope Francis had diagnostic tests in a Rome hospital after his weekly audience

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis, who recently had the flu , was brought to a hospital in Rome for diagnostic testing after the papal audience Wednesday, the Vatican said, without giving further details.
Idaho delays execution of serial killer Thomas Eugene Creech after failed lethal injection attempts

Idaho delays execution of serial killer Thomas Eugene Creech after failed lethal injection attempts

KUNA, Idaho (AP) — Idaho on Wednesday delayed the execution of serial killer Thomas Eugene Creech, one of the longest-serving death row inmates in the U.S., after a failed attempt at lethal injection.
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