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AP: Rail Strike 12/1/2022, 4:55pm

AP: Senate moves to avert rail strike amid dire warnings

The Senate moved quickly Thursday to avert a rail strike that the Biden administration and business leaders warned would have had devastating consequences for the nation’s economy. The Senate passed a bill to bind rail companies and workers to a proposed settlement that was reached between the rail companies and union leaders in September. That settlement had been rejected by some of the 12 unions involved, creating the possibility of a strike beginning Dec. 9.


Buffalo Gunman 11/28/2022, 12:36pm

AP: Buffalo gunman pleads guilty in racist supermarket massacre

The white gunman who massacred 10 Black shoppers and workers at a Buffalo supermarket pleaded guilty Monday to murder and hate-motivated terrorism charges, guaranteeing he will spend the rest of his life in prison. Payton Gendron, 19, entered the plea Monday in a courthouse roughly two miles from the grocery store where he used a semiautomatic rifle and body armor to carry out a racist assault he hoped would help preserve white power in the U.S.


Associated Press 11/20/2022, 11:28am

Police: Gunman kills 5 at gay nightclub, subdued by patrons

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A 22-year-old gunman opened fire in a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, killing five people and injuring 18 before he was subdued by "heroic" patrons and arrested by police who arrived on the scene within about five minutes, police said Sunday.


Trump 11/15/2022, 9:43pm

Trump formally announces 2024 presidential campaign at Mar-a-Lago

Former President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will mount a third White House campaign, launching an early start to the 2024 contest. The announcement comes just a week after an underwhelming midterm showing for Republicans and will force the party to decide whether to embrace a candidate whose refusal to accept defeat in 2020 pushed American democracy to the brink.