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GM’s Cruise Heads Down New Road With New Robotaxi Concept

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — General Motors' self-driving car company will attempt to deliver on its long-running promise to provide a more environmentally friendly ride-hailing service in...

Trump Minimizes Severity Of Head Injuries In Iran Attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday minimized the severity of head injuries sustained by U.S. troops during the Iranian missile strikes on two Iraqi air bases as ...

On Patrol With Monsey Hasidic Security Force

MONSEY, N.Y. (JTA) — Eleven days after a man barged into a rabbi’s home on Hanukkah here and stabbed five Jews, Josef Margaretten was patrolling this Hasidic neighborhood in an SUV...

Cold-Stunned Iguanas Falling From Florida Trees

MIAMI (AP) — The National Weather Service routinely warns people about falling rain, snow and hail, but temperatures are dropping so low in South Florida the forecasters warned res...

UN Says Jeff Bezos’ Phone May Have Been Hacked By Saudis

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) —The phone of Amazon billionaire and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was hacked after receiving a file sent from an account used by Saudi Crown Pr...

Awake? Senators Struggle To Stay Focused On Impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Schiff was still speaking — about witnesses, documents, future presidents and the impeachment of President Donald Trump. He'd said it all before, but five ho...

Washington Man Is 1st In Us To Catch New Virus From China

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week fro...

Florida Creates Task Force on Sea-Level Rise

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After years of mostly ignoring climate change, Florida lawmakers waded deeper into the matter on Tuesday , advancing a proposal that would create a statewi...

Reports: Flooding Risks Could Devalue Florida Real Estate

MIAMI (AP) — Flooding due to climate change-related sea level rising, the erosion of natural barriers and long-periods of rain pose substantial economic risks to Florida, particula...

Bloomberg Calls for Trump’s Removal in New Impeachment AD

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg launched a new impeachment-focused television ad Tuesday urging the Senate to remove President Donald Trump from...

Minnesota Man Exposed as Commander of Nazi-Led Unit Dies

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander of a Nazi-led unit accused of war atrocities has died. Michael Karkoc, w...

Warren Wants Task Force to Investigate Trump Administration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren says she’ll create a federal task force to investigate corruption during the Trump administration if she’s elected president. The Massachusett...

Hasidic Jews And African-Americans Hold Joint MLK Day Of Service [PHOTOS]

In the spirit of bridge-building, Hasidic Jews, African-Americans and others came together to volunteer for local communities and for Puerto Rico on Martin Luther King Day. Insp...

Cops: Waze App Directs Casino-Bound Drivers Into Wilderness

JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — An ad in the Waze navigation app is misdirecting motorists headed to Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa into the wilderness of New Jersey's Pine Ba...

New Sentencing Ordered for Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Silver

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court upheld former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's corruption conviction Tuesday but ordered a resentencing after reversing the convic...

Hillary Clinton Says ‘Nobody Likes’ Bernie Sanders

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton says “nobody likes” her former presidential rival Bernie Sanders, even as the Vermont senator remains entrenched among the front-runners in the De...

Impeachment Arguments As Seen By Democrats, Trump Team

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legal filings to the Senate have laid out the arguments that will be made in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, where he faces two distinct allegations o...

Major Doctors’ Group Calls for US to Assure Coverage for All

WASHINGTON (AP) — With health care an election-year priority, a major doctors’ organization on Monday called for sweeping government action to guarantee coverage for all, reduce co...

Son of North Carolina Judge Pleads Guilty to Threatening Local Synagogue

NORTH CAOLINA (JTA) - The son of a North Carolina Court of Appeals judge pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges for threatening a local synagogue. William Warden, 21, son of Judg...

McConnell Proposes Swift Impeachment Trial With Long Days

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday proposed a condensed, two-day calendar for each side to give opening statements in President Donald Trump's impea...