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Ferry fire kills at least 37 in southern Bangladesh

Ferry fire kills at least 37 in southern Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A massive fire swept through a crowded river ferry in southern Bangladesh early Friday, leaving at least 37 dead and 72 injured, as passengers jumped off the vessel and swam to the shore, officials said.
Kim Potter guilty of manslaughter in Daunte Wright's death

Kim Potter guilty of manslaughter in Daunte Wright's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A suburban Minneapolis police officer who said she confused her handgun for her Taser was convicted of manslaughter Thursday in the death of Daunte Wright, prompting tears from the young Black man’s parents and a jubilant celebrati
SKorea ex-President Park, jailed for corruption, is pardoned

SKorea ex-President Park, jailed for corruption, is pardoned

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will grant a special pardon to former President Park Geun-hye, who is serving a lengthy prison term for a series of corruption charges.
2 die in shooting at Los Angeles store; 1 woman hospitalized

2 die in shooting at Los Angeles store; 1 woman hospitalized

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man and a woman died in a shooting at a Los Angeles clothing store Thursday, authorities said, and one woman was injured and taken to a hospital. The shooting occurred around 11:45 a.m.
UK data suggests hospitalization is less likely with omicron

UK data suggests hospitalization is less likely with omicron

LONDON (AP) — Preliminary data suggests that people with the omicron variant of the coronavirus are 50% to 70% less likely to be hospitalized than those with the delta strain, Britain’s public health agency announced Thursday in a finding that one re
Duck! Flying squirrels take to the air in Nebraska city

Duck! Flying squirrels take to the air in Nebraska city

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A crew cutting down a dying oak at the University of Nebraska made a surprising find — flying squirrels. A video shot by a member of the crew made its way to Larkin Powell, a conservation biology professor.
Trump asks Supreme Court to block release of documents

Trump asks Supreme Court to block release of documents

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump turned to the Supreme Court Thursday in a last-ditch effort to keep documents away from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol.
High court to hold special session on vaccine requirements

High court to hold special session on vaccine requirements

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it will hold a special session in just over two weeks to weigh challenges to two Biden administration policies covering vaccine requirements for millions of workers, policies that affect large employers and he
Chile's tattooed president-elect honors homeland in ink

Chile's tattooed president-elect honors homeland in ink

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — When Gabriel Boric is sworn in as Chile's president he'll not only be the youngest to lead the South American country but also the first in Latin America to sport several tattoos.
Jury at Kim Potter trial deliberates 3rd day without verdict

Jury at Kim Potter trial deliberates 3rd day without verdict

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A jury pushed through its third day of deliberations with no verdict Wednesday at the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed Black motorist Daunte Wright.