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Prince Philip Laid to Rest

From front left, Britain’s Prince Charles, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward, Prince William, Peter Phillips, Prince Harry, Earl of Snowdon and Tim Laurence follow the coffin as it makes its way past the Round Tower during the funeral of Britain’s Prince Philip inside Windsor Castle in Windsor, England Saturday April 17, 2021. (Leon Neal/Pool via AP) With military bands and a…

Breaking Overnight: 8 Dead in Shooting at FedEx Facility in Indianapolis

People stand outside a FedEx facility near Indianapolis International Airport after a shooting  (Mykal McEldowney/The Indianapolis Star via AP) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eight people were shot and killed in a late-night shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, and the shooter killed himself, police said. Several other people were injured Thursday night when gunfire erupted at the facility near the…

US to Withdraw all Troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a media conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, April 14, 2021. United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Brussels on Wednesday for talks with European and NATO allies about Afghanistan, Ukraine and other matters. (Johanna Geron, Pool via AP) WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden is preparing to…

Hideki Matsuyama Wins Masters, Becoming First Japanese Champion

Hideki Matsuyama, of Japan, tees off on the fourth hole during the third round of the Masters golf tournament on Saturday, April 10, 2021, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Hideki Matsuyama went into the final hole of the Masters with a two-stroke lead and poised to become the first male player from Japan to win one of golf’s major…

Britain’s Prince Philip dies at age 99

FILE -(AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File) LONDON (AP) – Buckingham Palace officials say Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died. He was 99. Philip spent a month in the hospital earlier this year before being released on March 16 to return to Windsor Castle. Philip, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, married Elizabeth in 1947 and was…

President Biden Announces Executive Actions on Gun Control

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) In President Joe Biden’s first notable gun control measures, he has announced executive actions aimed at addressing what the White House calls a “gun violence public health epidemic.” In his actions announced Thursday, Biden is tightening regulations for “ghost guns” – homemade firearms that usually are assembled from parts without serial numbers – and tightening regulations on…

Sheriff: Tiger Woods Was Speeding Before Crash Near Los Angeles

FILE – In this Feb. 23, 2021, file photo a crane is used to lift a vehicle following a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods, in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)   Authorities say Tiger Woods was speeding when he crashed an SUV in Southern California less than two months ago, leaving…

Man Rams Barricade at U.S. Capitol; Man and Police Officer Killed

U.S. Capitol Police officers stand near a car that crashed into a barrier on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 2, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) A man rammed a car into two U.S. Capitol Police officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington today before being shot to death by authorities when he climbed out of the…

40 Years Ago: President Reagan Shot in Washington, DC

1/9President Reagan Assassination Attempt – March 30, 1981 – Associated Press U.S. President Ronald Reagan waves and then looks up before being shoved into the President’s limousine by secret service agents after being shot outside a Washington hotel Monday, March 30, 1981. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds) Show Caption Hide Caption 2/9President Reagan Assassination Attempt – March 30, 1981 – Associated Press…

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Goes on Trial in Death of George Floyd

FILE – In this image taken from video, defense attorney Eric Nelson, left, defendant and former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, right, and Nelson’s assistant Amy Voss, back, introduce themselves to potential jurors. (Court TV, via AP, Pool) A former Minneapolis police officer goes on trial today in George Floyd’s death, and jurors may not wait long to see parts…