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Cliffhanger congressional contest between Bob Good and John McGuire tests power of Trump endorsement

Cliffhanger congressional contest between Bob Good and John McGuire tests power of Trump endorsement

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — One of America’s most conservative congressmen was locked in a tight renomination battle against an opponent endorsed by former President Donald Trump in Virginia’s primary election Tuesday. Rep.
Willie Mays, Giants’ electrifying ‘Say Hey Kid,’ has died at 93

Willie Mays, Giants’ electrifying ‘Say Hey Kid,’ has died at 93

Willie Mays, the electrifying “Say Hey Kid” whose singular combination of talent, drive and exuberance made him one of baseball’s greatest and most beloved players, has died. He was 93.
At least 1 dead in New Mexico wildfire that forced thousands to flee, governor's office says

At least 1 dead in New Mexico wildfire that forced thousands to flee, governor's office says

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Thousands of southern New Mexico residents fled a mountainous village as a wind-whipped wildfire tore through homes and other buildings, and killed at least one person. Officials warned the danger isn't over. New Mexico Gov.
US Rep Tom Cole wins Oklahoma GOP primary outright against well-funded challenger, 3 others

US Rep Tom Cole wins Oklahoma GOP primary outright against well-funded challenger, 3 others

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Eleven-term Oklahoma U.S. Rep. Tom Cole won a five-way Republican primary outright on Tuesday and avoided an August runoff.
Texas megachurch pastor resigns after woman says he sexually abused her in the 1980s

Texas megachurch pastor resigns after woman says he sexually abused her in the 1980s

DALLAS (AP) — The pastor of a Texas megachurch has resigned after a woman said he had sexually abused her on multiple occasions in the 1980s, beginning when she was 12.
Ship attacked by Yemen's Houthi rebels in fatal assault sinks in Red Sea in second-such sinking

Ship attacked by Yemen's Houthi rebels in fatal assault sinks in Red Sea in second-such sinking

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A bulk carrier sank days after an attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels believed to have killed one mariner on board, authorities said early Wednesday, the second-such ship to be sunk in the rebel campaign.
Former federal official Johnson and ex-Trump aide Jack win Georgia GOP nominations for US House

Former federal official Johnson and ex-Trump aide Jack win Georgia GOP nominations for US House

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republicans settled two congressional nominations in Tuesday runoffs, with a former federal official defeating a man who was convicted for illegally demonstrating inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan.
New York's 'equal rights' constitutional amendment restored to ballot by appeals court

New York's 'equal rights' constitutional amendment restored to ballot by appeals court

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A proposed amendment to New York’s constitution barring discrimination based on “gender identity” and “pregnancy outcomes” was restored to the November election ballot Tuesday by a state appeals court.
US acknowledges Northwest dams have devastated the region's Native tribes

US acknowledges Northwest dams have devastated the region's Native tribes

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. government on Tuesday acknowledged for the first time the harms that the construction and operation of dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers in the Pacific Northwest have caused Native American tribes.
The 911 system across Massachusetts is restored after going down for hours

The 911 system across Massachusetts is restored after going down for hours

BOSTON (AP) — The 911 system across Massachusetts was restored Tuesday after going down for several hours, which made it impossible for anyone to reach emergency services through the call number.