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  • Rome jury convicts 2 US friends in slaying of police officer

    ROME - A jury in Italy convicted two American friends in the 2019 slaying in Rome of a police officer in a tragic unraveling of a small-time drug deal gone bad, sentencing them to the maximum life in prison.
  • US Justice Department worried about Arizona Senate recount

    PHOENIX - The U.S. Department of Justice expressed concern Wednesday about ballot security and voter intimidation arising from the Republican-controlled Arizona Senate's unprecedented private recount of the 2020 presidential election results in Maricopa County.
  • Governor proposes land exchange for Alaska Native veterans

    JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday proposed letting Alaska Native Vietnam War veterans exchange promised federal land allotments that many say are not available in their cultural regions for state lands.
  • Lone survivor of California shooting released from hospital

    ORANGE, Calif. - The only survivor of a deadly shooting rampage at a Southern California business complex was released from the hospital on Wednesday with a bullet still lodged in her head.
  • The Latest: Philippines to give back donated Chinese vaccine

    MANILA, Philippines — The president of the Philippines is asking China to take back 1,000 doses of donated Sinopharm vaccine after facing criticism for receiving a shot even though it has not yet been authorized for public use in the country.
  • 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.
  • Ceremonies, prayer mark day of awareness for Native victims

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Some shared agonizing stories of frustration and loss. Others prayed and performed ceremonies. All called for action.
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    US backs waiving intellectual property rules on vaccines
  • 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.

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