NRA bankruptcy filing blocked by Texas judge, forcing group to face New York AG’s lawsuit

A federal judge in Dallas on Tuesday dismissed the National Rifle Association’s bid to declare bankruptcy and reorganize in Texas, finding the petition was aimed at gaining an “unfair litigation advantage” in a lawsuit brought against the organization by the New York attorney general’s office. New York Attorney General Letitia More...

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Washington Post names Sally Buzbee as top editor

The Washington Post has tapped Associated Press veteran Sally Buzbee to serve as its next executive editor, putting a seasoned newsroom leader with experience in both Washington and abroad at the helm of one More...

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The Last Mile: Uganda’s Covid-19 vaccine struggle

Around the same time as Kabwongera arrived in Namatale, COVAX-supplied vaccines landed some 260 miles north of the island in Bidibidi, a vast refugee camp on the border with South Sudan.  Uganda is the largest More...

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Man arrested after Houston tiger seen on lawn, but whereabouts of animal not known

A man who police said fled with a tiger after that was spotted on a Houston lawn and led officers on a chase was arrested Monday evening. The whereabouts of the tiger, which was seen outside a home Sunday, were More...

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Democrats plan revisions to sweeping voting rights bill in Senate committee

WASHINGTON — The Senate is headed for a showdown over Democrats’ sweeping voting rights and election overhaul bill as a key committee plans to mark up the legislation Tuesday. The bill, the For The People More...

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NBC will not air the Golden Globes telecast next year, network says

NBC will not air the Golden Globes next year, the network announced in a statement Monday. The move comes amid intense criticism of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organization that puts on the More...

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Colonial pipeline hack spurs emergency order from White House

The federal government issued a rare emergency declaration on Sunday after a cyberattack on a major U.S. pipeline choked the transportation of oil to the eastern U.S.  The Colonial Pipeline, responsible for More...

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How Trump ignited the fight over critical race theory in schools

Twelfth grade English teacher Kaari Aubrey said she and her students at Collegiate Baton Rouge often talk about current events — including efforts across the country to ban diversity education and what is More...

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Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit fails drug test; trainer suspended

The horse that won the 2021 Kentucky Derby, Medina Spirit, has failed a drug test, and its Hall of Fame trainer, Bob Baffert, has been indefinitely suspended from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, officials More...

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Russian criminal suspected in Colonial pipeline ransomware attack

WASHINGTON — A Russian criminal group may be responsible for a ransomware attack that shut down a major U.S. fuel pipeline, two sources familiar with the matter said Sunday. The group, known as DarkSide, is More...