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Secret Service director, grilled by lawmakers on the Trump assassination attempt, says 'we failed'

Secret Service director, grilled by lawmakers on the Trump assassination attempt, says 'we failed'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle said Monday that her agency failed in its mission to protect former President Donald Trump during a highly contentious congressional hearing with lawmakers of both major political parties dem
US-Russian journalist convicted in a rapid, secret trial, gets 6 1/2 years in prison, court says

US-Russian journalist convicted in a rapid, secret trial, gets 6 1/2 years in prison, court says

A court has convicted Alsu Kurmasheva, a Russian-American journalist for the U.S.
Harris praises Biden's 'unmatched' legacy, claims many of the delegates she needs for the nomination

Harris praises Biden's 'unmatched' legacy, claims many of the delegates she needs for the nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris moved swiftly Monday to lock up Democratic delegates behind her campaign for the White House after President Joe Biden stepped aside amid concerns from within their party that he would be unable to defea
Assailant kills 6 people and wounds 6 others at a care home in central Croatia, officials say

Assailant kills 6 people and wounds 6 others at a care home in central Croatia, officials say

DARUVAR, Croatia (AP) — An armed assailant entered a care home for older people in a quiet central Croatian town Monday and opened fire, killing six people and wounding six others, police said.
Israel orders evacuation of part of Gaza humanitarian zone as war's toll passes 39,000 Palestinians

Israel orders evacuation of part of Gaza humanitarian zone as war's toll passes 39,000 Palestinians

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military ordered the evacuation Monday of part of a crowded area in the Gaza Strip it had designated a humanitarian zone , saying it is planning an operation against Hamas militants there.
Biden's legacy: Far-reaching accomplishments that didn't translate into political support

Biden's legacy: Far-reaching accomplishments that didn't translate into political support

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sitting in the Oval Office behind the iconic Resolute desk in 2022, an animated President Joe Biden described the challenge of leading a psychologically traumatized nation. The United States had endured a life-altering pandemic.
A PhD student at a top Chinese university publicly accuses her supervisor of sexual harassment

A PhD student at a top Chinese university publicly accuses her supervisor of sexual harassment

HONG KONG (AP) — A female PhD student at one of China's top universities took social media by storm after accusing her academic supervisor of sexual harassment and said he threatened to stop her from attaining her doctorate for refusing his advances.
Israel's Netanyahu walks political tightrope on Washington trip following Biden's exit from race

Israel's Netanyahu walks political tightrope on Washington trip following Biden's exit from race

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left for Washington on Monday, leaving behind a brutal war to make a politically precarious speech before Congress at a time of great uncertainty following Joe Biden’s withdrawal from the pre
Beltré, Helton, Mauer and Leyland inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Beltré, Helton, Mauer and Leyland inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Adrian Beltré, Joe Mauer and Todd Helton were pegged as athletic phenoms from a young age and all three lived up to expectations with their induction to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
Biden drops out of 2024 race after disastrous debate inflamed age concerns. VP Harris gets his nod

Biden drops out of 2024 race after disastrous debate inflamed age concerns. VP Harris gets his nod

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden dropped out of the 2024 race for the White House on Sunday, ending his bid for reelection after a disastrous debate with Donald Trump that raised doubts about the incumbent's fitness for office.