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David Ortiz Makes Baseball Hall Of Fame; Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens Left Out

David Ortiz was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first turn on the ballot, while steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds and Roger...

Delaware Lawmaker Criticized For Racist, Sexist Slurs Arrested On Shoplifting Counts

Delaware State Rep. Gerald Brady, who came under fire in 2021 for using a racist and sexist slur, was arrested on shoplifting charges Tuesday,...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Blasts FDA For Halting Drugs Ineffective On Omicron

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis pushed Tuesday for coronavirus patients to continue receiving antibody treatments deemed ineffective against the omicron variant,...

Indiana Lawmakers Propose Banning Transgender Athletes From Women’s Sports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers advanced a Republican-backed bill Monday that would ban transgender women and girls from participating in school sports that match...

Pfizer Begins Clinical Trial For Omicron-Targeting Vaccine

Virus Outbreak-Pfizer-Omicron Vaccinevia Associated PressPfizer has begun a study comparing its original COVID-19 vaccine with doses specially tweaked to match the hugely contagious omicron...

James Webb Space Telescope Arrives At Observation Post 1 Million Miles Away

The James Webb Space Telescope arrived at its observation post 1 million miles from Earth on Monday. (Northrop Grumman/NASA via AP)Northrop Grumman/NASA via Associated...

Wyoming’s 1st Black Sheriff Fires Deputy For Racism: Lawsuit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s first Black sheriff last year fired a high-ranking white deputy who is accused of tormenting a Black subordinate for...

Sheldon Silver, New York Power Broker Sent To Prison, Dead At 77

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver leaves federal court in New York on May 11, 2018. Silver died in federal custody on Monday,...

US Puts 8,500 Troops On Heightened Alert Amid Russia Tension

WASHINGTON (AP) — At President Joe Biden’s direction, the Pentagon is putting about 8,500 U.S.-based troops on heightened alert for potential deployment to Europe...

Thailand First Nation In Asia To Move To Decriminalize Marijuana

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand on Tuesday became the first country in Asia to approve the de facto decriminalization of marijuana, though authorities have left...

Michigan Settlement Lets Faith Agencies Deny LGBT Adoptions

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Faith-based adoption agencies that contract with the state of Michigan can refuse to place children with same-sex couples under a...

New Studies Offer Reassurance On COVID Vaccines And Fertility

SDI Productions via Getty ImagesFrom the moment COVID vaccines became available, misinformation began swirling about their potential effect on fertility. But two new studies,...

Michael Avenatti Now Representing Himself In Case Vs. Stormy Daniels

NEW YORK (AP) — Once-prominent California attorney Michael Avenatti took over representation of himself Tuesday at his latest criminal trial, setting the stage for...

Alec Baldwin Asks Court To Throw Out ‘Rust’ Crew Member’s Lawsuit

Alec Baldwin and other producers on the film “Rust” asked a court Monday to dismiss a civil lawsuit brought against them by the project’s...