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Cops: 14 injured after shooting outside Chicago funeral home

Cops: 14 injured after shooting outside Chicago funeral home

CHICAGO — Fourteen people were injured, one person was being questioned and multiple suspects were being sought after gunfire erupted outside a funeral home on Chicago’s South Side where at least one squad car was present, police officials said Tuesd
GOP splits as virus aid package could swell past $1 trillion

GOP splits as virus aid package could swell past $1 trillion

WASHINGTON — The price tag for the next COVID-19 aid package could quickly swell above $1 trillion as White House officials negotiate with Congress over money to reopen schools, prop up small businesses, boost virus testing and keep cash flowing to A
Trump's new immigration fight: how to redraw House districts

Trump's new immigration fight: how to redraw House districts

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed a memorandum Tuesday that seeks to bar people in the U.S.
US accuses Chinese hackers in targeting of COVID-19 research

US accuses Chinese hackers in targeting of COVID-19 research

WASHINGTON — Hackers working with the Chinese government targeted firms developing vaccines for the coronavirus and stole hundreds of millions of dollars worth of intellectual property and trade secrets from companies across the world, the Justice De

DA: Man faked death to avoid jail but typo gave him away

NEW YORK — A Long Island criminal defendant tried faking his death to avoid a jail sentence, but the phoney death certificate his lawyer submitted had a glaring spelling error that made it a dead giveaway for a fraud, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Ethiopia, Egypt reach 'major common understanding' on dam

Ethiopia, Egypt reach 'major common understanding' on dam

JOHANNESBURG — Ethiopia’s prime minister said Tuesday his country, Egypt and Sudan have reached a “major common understanding which paves the way for a breakthrough agreement” on a massive dam project that has led to sharp regional tensions and led s
Ukraine hostage-taker surrenders, bus passengers unharmed

Ukraine hostage-taker surrenders, bus passengers unharmed

LUTSK, Ukraine — An “unstable” armed man who seized more than a dozen hostages on a long-distance bus in the western city of Lutsk was detained late Tuesday after a standoff that lasted for over 12 hours and all hostages were freed unharmed, official
Singer, songwriter, activist Baez named Guthrie recipient

Singer, songwriter, activist Baez named Guthrie recipient

TULSA, Okla. — Singer, songwriter, activist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Joan Baez is this year’s recipient of the Woody Guthrie Prize, an award that recognizes artists who speak out for the less fortunate.
Trump show returns: President resuming virus briefings

Trump show returns: President resuming virus briefings

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump pulled the plug on his freewheeling daily coronavirus briefings when they turned into a political liability this spring, but he was reviving them Tuesday, looking to halt a campaign-season erosion of support as new

US moves one step closer to letting the Boeing 737 Max fly

Federal safety regulators are moving closer to letting the grounded Boeing 737 Max fly again with changes that Boeing made to the plane after two deadly crashes.