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  • Caitlyn Jenner to critics: 'I move on' she says in interview

    LOS ANGELES - Caitlyn Jenner, a Republican whose campaign for California governor has elicited angry reaction from some members of the LGBTQ community, said Wednesday that “I move on” when it comes to her critics.
  • South Carolina House adds firing squad to execution methods

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - The South Carolina House voted Wednesday to add a firing squad to the state's execution methods amid a lack of lethal-injection drugs — a measure meant to jump-start executions in a state that once had one of the busiest death chambers in the nation.
  • More than 200 NGOs call for UN arms embargo on Myanmar

    CAMEROON, Cameroon - More than 200 global organizations urged the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to impose an arms embargo on Myanmar, saying the time for statements has passed and immediate action is needed to help protect peaceful protesters against military rule and other opponents of the junta.
  • Woman from Mali gives birth to 9 babies in Morocco

    BAMAKO, Mali - A Malian woman has given birth to nine babies at once — after expecting seven, according to Mali's Minister of Health and the Moroccan clinic where the nonuplets were born.
  • Josh Duggar granted release as he awaits child porn trial

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A federal judge on Wednesday allowed former reality TV star Josh Duggar to be released as he awaits trial on charges that he downloaded and possessed child pornography.
  • Ceremonies, prayer mark day of awareness for Native victims

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Some shared agonizing stories of frustration and loss. Others performed ceremonies and said prayers. All called for action.
  • Mom who gave birth on flight didn't know she was pregnant

    HONOLULU - Lavinia “Lavi” Mounga had no idea a baby was coming when she went into labour on a flight from her home in Utah to Honolulu last week.
  • Liz Cheney clings to GOP post as Trump endorses replacement

    WASHINGTON - No. 3 House Republican Liz Cheney was clinging to her post Wednesday as party leaders lined up behind an heir apparent, signalling that fallout over her clashes with former President Donald Trump was becoming too much for her to overcome.
  • O's Means throws MLB's 3rd no-hitter of season, tops M's 6-0

    SEATTLE - The clubhouse celebration that awaited John Means was more than 50 years in the making for the Baltimore Orioles and more like a playoff berth being clinched rather than a Wednesday in May.
  • US backs waiving intellectual property rules on vaccines

    WASHINGTON - The Biden administration on Wednesday joined calls for more sharing of the technology behind COVID-19 vaccines to help speed the end of the pandemic, a shift that puts the U.S. alongside many in the developing world who want rich countries to do more to get doses to the needy.

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