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Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York

Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York

CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Salman Rushdie, the author whose writing led to death threats from Iran in the 1980s, was attacked Friday as he was about to give a lecture in western New York.
Polio detected in NYC's sewage, suggesting virus circulating

Polio detected in NYC's sewage, suggesting virus circulating

NEW YORK (AP) — The polio virus has been found in New York City’s wastewater in another sign that the disease, which hadn’t been seen in the U.S. in a decade, is quietly spreading among unvaccinated people, health officials said Friday.
Push for public release of warrant used to search Trump home

Push for public release of warrant used to search Trump home

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has called for the “immediate” release of the federal warrant the FBI used to search his Florida estate , hours after the Justice Department had asked a court to unseal the warrant, with Attorney Genera
Trump calls for 'immediate' release of Mar-a-Lago warrant

Trump calls for 'immediate' release of Mar-a-Lago warrant

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump called late Thursday for the “immediate” release of the federal warrant the FBI used to search his Florida estate, hours after the Justice Department had asked a court to unseal the warrant, with Attorn
Man who tried to breach FBI office killed after standoff

Man who tried to breach FBI office killed after standoff

WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) — An armed man clad in body armor who tried to breach the FBI’s Cincinnati office on Thursday was shot and killed by police after he fled the scene and engaged in an hourslong standoff in a rural part of the state, the Ohio Stat
Trump hires prominent Atlanta attorney for election probe

Trump hires prominent Atlanta attorney for election probe

ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump has hired a prominent Atlanta criminal defense attorney known for defending famous rappers to represent him in matters related to the special grand jury that's investigating whether the former president illegally tried to
Monday hearing set for 2 ex-cops in George Floyd's killing

Monday hearing set for 2 ex-cops in George Floyd's killing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge scheduled a hearing for Monday on the “status of plea negotiations” for the two remaining officers awaiting trial on state charges in the killing of George Floyd, with the hearing coming after the judge's window for accepti
Jury can't reach verdict in engineers' Flint water trial

Jury can't reach verdict in engineers' Flint water trial

DETROIT (AP) — A judge declared a mistrial Thursday after jurors said they couldn't reach a unanimous verdict in a dispute over whether two engineering firms should bear some responsibility for Flint's lead-contaminated water.

Russell’s No. 6 being retired across NBA, a 1st for league

Bill Russell's No. 6 jersey is being retired across the NBA, a first for the league.
Hostage standoff at Beirut bank ends with gunman's arrest

Hostage standoff at Beirut bank ends with gunman's arrest

BEIRUT (AP) — A hostage standoff in which a gunman demanded a Beirut bank let him withdraw his trapped savings so that he could pay his father's medical bills ended seven hours later with the man's surrender Thursday. No injuries were reported.