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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…

Biden Aims For Quicker Shots, Virus ‘Independence’ By July 4

Official portrait of Vice President Joe Biden in his West Wing Office at the White House, Jan. 10, 2013. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any…

Former CBS, NBC Newscaster Roger Mudd Dies at 93

Longtime CBS and NBC correspondent and television anchor Roger Mudd has died at the age of 93. CBS News says Mudd died Tuesday of complications of kidney failure at his home in McLean, Virginia. The journalist famously once stumped Sen. Edward Kennedy by simply asking why he wanted to be president. During more than 30 years on network television, Mudd…

US Narrows in on Organized Extremists in Capitol Siege Probe

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Authorities investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol say two extremist groups that traveled to Washington along with thousands of other Trump supporters weren’t whipped into an impulsive frenzy by President Donald Trump that day. Instead, authorities allege evidence points to the Oath Keepers and the Proud Boys laying attack plans well in advance. Internal communications…

CDC: Fully Vaccinated People Can Gather Without Masks or Distancing

The Centers for Disease Control says people fully vaccinated from COVID-19 can gather with those at low risk for the coronavirus without masks but should still cover their faces in public. The long-awaited guidance from the CDC begins the process of providing clarity to Americans as more become vaccinated. Under the guidelines, fully vaccinated people could gather in groups without…

President Biden Delivers Remarks Virtually to the King Unity Breakfast in Selma

FILE – In this March 7, 1965, file photo, a state trooper swings a billy club at John Lewis, right foreground, chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, to break up a civil rights voting march in Selma, Ala. (AP Photo/File) The Martin & Coretta King Unity Breakfast in Selma is one of the few in-person events to mark the…

President Biden Marks Bloody Sunday with Executive Order Promoting Voting Access

FILE – Then-Vice President Joe Biden, center, leads a group across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., Sunday, March 3, 2013. From left: Selma Mayor George Evans, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Ala., Rev. Jesse Jackson, Biden, Rev. Al Sharpton and U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. (AP Photo/Dave Martin) Today is the 56th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” in Selma, when…