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Conservative activist's son sentenced to nearly 4 years in prison for 'relentless' attack on Capitol

A Pennsylvania man whose father is a prominent conservative activist has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for storming the U.S. Capitol More »


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Some in Houston facing no power for weeks after storms cause widespread damage, killing at least 4

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo says it could take “weeks” for power to be restored in some parts of Houston following fierce storms with winds of up to 100 miles per hour More »


Man gets 30 years in prison for attacking ex-Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband with a hammer

A man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for attacking the husband of then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with a hammer More »


Tick season has arrived. Protect yourself with these tips

Tick season is starting across the U.S., and experts are warning the bloodsuckers may be as plentiful as ever More »


Texas governor pardons ex-Army sergeant convicted of killing Black Lives Matter protester

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has pardoned a white ex-Army sergeant convicted of murder for fatally shooting an armed demonstrator in 2020 during nationwide protests against racial injustice More »


Hundreds pack funeral for Roger Fortson, the Black airman killed in his home by a Florida deputy

Hundreds of Air Force members in dress blues have joined Roger Fortson’s family, friends and others at a suburban Atlanta megachurch to pay their final respects to the Black senior airman, who was shot and killed in his Florida home earlier this month by a sheriff’s deputy More »


He feared coming out. Now this pastor wants to help Black churches become as welcoming as his own

The Rev. Brandon Thomas Crowley had always loved the Black Church, and developed an ambition in his youth to become a pastor even as he realized he was gay More »


Golfer's prompt release from jail rankles some who recall city's police turmoil

World No. 1 golfer Scottie Scheffler’s arrest and prompt release from a Kentucky jail is rankling some who question whether he was given preferential treatment because of his fame More »


New endangered listing for rare lizard could slow oil and gas drilling in New Mexico and West Texas

Federal wildlife officials have declared a rare lizard in southeastern New Mexico and West Texas an endangered species More »


Federal judge hears challenges to NYC’s fee for drivers into Manhattan

New York’s first-in-the-nation plan to levy a hefty toll on drivers entering Manhattan was the focus of a legal battle that played out in federal court More »


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