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  • Putin foe Navalny sent to prison hospital amid hunger strike

    MOSCOW - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in the third week of a hunger strike while behind bars, was moved to a hospital in another prison after his doctor said he could be near death, his lawyer said Monday.
  • Families: 5th body found from capsized ship off Louisiana

    CUT OFF, La. - Relatives of crew members who were on a lift boat that capsized off Louisiana last week said they have been told by authorities that another body has been found as the search for the remaining eight people who were on the vessel continued Monday.
  • Grizzly mauling near Yellowstone kills backcountry guide

    WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont. - A Montana backcountry guide has died after he was mauled by a large grizzly bear that was probably defending a nearby moose carcass just outside Yellowstone National Park, officials said Monday.
  • Garland returns to Oklahoma City for bombing memorial

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Although 26 years have passed since a truck bomb ripped through a federal building in downtown Oklahoma City, killing 168 people, the same domestic extremism that led to the attack still exists today, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said Monday.
  • Fire on Cape Town's Table Mountain under control, smouldering

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Firefighters in Cape Town finally brought a wildfire under control Monday after it swept across the slopes of the city's famed Table Mountain, burning the university's historic library and forcing the evacuation of some neighbourhoods.
  • Former UN leader presses for 'strong action' on Myanmar

    CAMEROON, Cameroon - Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the world body and Southeast Asian countries Monday to take swift and strong action to stop the deadly crackdown that has followed the military coup in Myanmar, saying he had tried unsuccessfully to make a diplomatic visit himself.
  • The Latest: Vaccine production halts at Baltimore factory

    BALTIMORE — A key contract manufacturer for Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine has stopped making bulk vaccine substance and is retaining what’s already been made at its Baltimore Bayview factory while U.S. regulators continue inspecting it due to quality problems.
  • DeSantis signs Florida's anti-riot bill, cites Chauvin trial

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida's top Republicans cited events in cities around the country — but not the Jan. 6 riots in Washington — as Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Monday to create tougher penalties for people who participate in violent protests.
  • Supreme Court rejects lingering 2020 election challenge case

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday said it will not hear a case out of Pennsylvania related to the 2020 election, a dispute that had lingered while similar election challenges had already been rejected by the justices.
  • Prosecutor: FedEx shooter didn't have 'red flag' hearing

    INDIANAPOLIS - A former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis never appeared before a judge for a hearing under Indiana's “red flag” law, even after his mother called police last year to say her son might commit “suicide by cop," a prosecutor said Monday.

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