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9 dead in crash involving U. of the Southwest golf teams

9 dead in crash involving U. of the Southwest golf teams

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Nine people have died in a fiery, head-on collision in West Texas, including six New Mexico university students and a coach returning from a golf tournament, as well as a 13-year-old boy, authorities said.
Russia-Ukraine war: Key things to know about the conflict

Russia-Ukraine war: Key things to know about the conflict

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy invoked Pearl Harbor and 9/11 during a rare and urgent appeal Wednesday to the U.S.
Prosecutors: Suspect played music after homeless shooting

Prosecutors: Suspect played music after homeless shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man suspected of shooting five homeless people in Washington and New York City — killing two of them — appeared to hold up a phone and play music after he shot one one of the victims and was caught when a longtime friend identifie
Zelenskyy pleads for more US help in speech to Congress

Zelenskyy pleads for more US help in speech to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy summoned the memory of Pearl Harbor and the Sept. 11 terror attacks Wednesday in an impassioned video plea to Congress to send more help for Ukraine’s fight against Russia .
Talking to kids about nukes: Parents, experts suggest truth

Talking to kids about nukes: Parents, experts suggest truth

NEW YORK (AP) — Jillian Amodio went with the truth when her 10-year-old daughter had some pointed questions about the war in Ukraine .
'Right in the trash': Texas ballot rejections soar, AP finds

'Right in the trash': Texas ballot rejections soar, AP finds

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas threw out mail votes at an abnormally high rate during the nation's first primary of 2022, rejecting nearly 23,000 ballots outright under tougher voting rules that are part of a broad campaign by Republicans to reshape Amer
7.3 magnitude quake hits north Japan, tsunami risk receding

7.3 magnitude quake hits north Japan, tsunami risk receding

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Fukushima in northern Japan on Wednesday evening, triggering a tsunami advisory and plunging more than 2 million homes in the Tokyo area into darkness.
UN court orders Russia to cease hostilities in Ukraine

UN court orders Russia to cease hostilities in Ukraine

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations’ highest court on Wednesday ordered Russia to stop hostilities in Ukraine, granting measures requested by Kyiv although many are skeptical that Russia will comply.
Council of Europe expels Russia from human rights body

Council of Europe expels Russia from human rights body

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Council of Europe on Wednesday expelled Russia from the continent’s foremost human rights body in an unprecedented move over Moscow's invasion and war in Ukraine .
Saudi king leaves hospital after pacemaker battery changed

Saudi king leaves hospital after pacemaker battery changed

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s octogenarian monarch underwent medical tests and had the battery of his pacemaker changed, the state-run Saudi Press Agency reported Wednesday.