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  • GOP delegates in Virginia to choose nominee for governor

    ANNANDALE, Va. - Tens of thousands of Virginia Republicans, sometimes waiting in long lines of cars, cast ballots Saturday to choose nominees for governor and other statewide offices at a drive-thru nominating convention.
  • Lloyd Price, singer and early rock influence, dies at 88

    NEW YORK - Singer-songwriter Lloyd Price, an early rock ’n roll star and enduring maverick whose hits included such up-tempo favourites as “Lawdy Miss Clawdy,” “Personality” and the semi-forbidden “Stagger Lee,” has died. He was 88.
  • UN condemns killing of Mexican border journalist

    MEXICO CITY - The U.N. Human Rights agency on Saturday condemned the killing this week of an online journalist in Mexico’s northern border state of Sonora.
  • Beefed-up Israel police clash with Palestinians in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM - Israeli police on Saturday clashed with Palestinian protesters outside Jerusalem's Old City during the holiest night of Ramadan, in a show of force that threatened to deepen the holy city's worst religious unrest in several years. Earlier, police blocked busloads of pilgrims headed to Jerusalem to worship.
  • Maryland governor pardons 34 victims of racial lynching

    TOWSON, Md. - Maryland's governor on Saturday posthumously pardoned 34 victims of racial lynching in the state dating between 1854 and 1933, saying they were denied legal due process against the allegations they faced.
  • Authorities: 4 dead, 1 hurt after shooting, fire in Maryland

    WOODLAWN, Md. - Four people were killed and at least one was injured in a shooting and fire early Saturday morning in Maryland, according to authorities, who said the suspect was shot by police and was among the dead.
  • Correction: Jill Biden-Colorado story

    DENVER - In a story May 6, 2021, about an event hosted by the United Service Organization, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the group was established by President Theodore Roosevelt. The USO was established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • Police: Man accused of assaulting worker, using Asian slurs

    ARLINGTON, Va. - Authorities in a Virginia suburb of the nation's capital say they are seeking to arrest a man who reportedly left a restaurant without paying, used racial slurs when confronted by two Asian American workers and assaulted one of them.
  • Good Samaritan recalls jumping from bridge to save girl, 2

    OCEAN CITY, Md. - A Maryland man is being hailed as a hero for leaping off a bridge into a bay to save a 2-year-old girl who had been ejected from a wrecked vehicle into the waters below.
  • Obama dog Bo, once a White House celebrity, dies from cancer

    WASHINGTON - Former President Barack Obama’s dog Bo died Saturday after a battle with cancer, the Obamas said on social media.

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