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Russian sentenced to life in Ukraine’s 1st war crimes trial

KYIV, Ukraine — A captured Russian soldier who pleaded guilty to killing a civilian was sentenced by a Ukrainian court Monday to life in prison — the maximum — amid signs the Kremlin may, in turn, put on trial some of the fighters who surrendered at Mariupol’s steelworks. Meanwhile, in a rare public expression of […]

Biden: US would intervene with military to defend Taiwan

TOKYO — President Joe Biden said Monday the U.S. would intervene militarily if China were to invade Taiwan, declaring the commitment to protect the island is “even stronger” after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. It was one of the most forceful presidential statements in support of Taiwan’s self-governing in decades. Biden, at a news conference in […]

Southern Baptists face push for public list of sex abusers

A blistering report on the Southern Baptist Convention’s mishandling of sex abuse allegations is raising the prospect that the denomination, for the first time, will create a publicly accessible database of pastors and other church personnel known to be abusers. The creation of an “Offender Information System” was one of the key recommendations in a […]

Pfizer says 3 COVID shots protect children under 5

Three doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine offer strong protection for children younger than 5, the company announced Monday, another step toward shots for the littlest kids possibly beginning in early summer. Pfizer plans to submit the findings to U.S. regulators later this week. The Food and Drug Administration already is evaluating an application by rival […]

Expert: Monkeypox likely spread by sex at 2 raves in Europe

LONDON — A leading adviser to the World Health Organization described the unprecedented outbreak of monkeypox in developed countries as “a random event” that appears to have been caused by sexual activity at two recent raves in Europe. Dr. David Heymann, who formerly headed WHO’s emergencies department, told The Associated Press that the leading theory […]

Tough GOP race for Shelby seat in Alabama closes with flurry

HOMEWOOD, Ala. — Republican Senate hopefuls made last-minute pitches to primary voters Monday in the tight race for the GOP nomination for seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Richard Shelby. The three leading candidates in Tuesday’s primary — U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, former Shelby aide Katie Britt and veteran Mike Durant — concentrated their efforts […]

South Asia’s intense heat wave a ‘sign of things to come’

NEW DELHI — The devastating heat wave which has baked India and Pakistan in recent months was made more likely due to climate change, according to a study by an international group of scientists on Monday. This, they say, is a glimpse of what the future holds for the region. The World Weather Attribution group […]

Report: Top Southern Baptists stonewalled sex abuse victims

The Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee — and thousands of its rank-and-file members — now have opportunities to address a scathing investigative report that says top SBC leaders stonewalled and denigrated survivors of clergy sex abuse over two decades while seeking to protect their own reputations. The report, issued Sunday, says these survivors, and other […]

Theories emerge for mysterious liver illnesses in children

NEW YORK — Health officials remain perplexed by mysterious cases of severe liver damage in hundreds of young children around the world. The best available evidence points to a fairly common stomach bug that isn’t known to cause liver problems in otherwise healthy kids. That virus was detected in the the blood of stricken children […]

Are police consent decrees an asset? Depends on who you ask

ST. LOUIS — The Minneapolis Police Department will face the intense scrutiny of a federal program after a state investigation spurred by the killing of George Floyd concluded that the city’s officers stop and arrest Black people more than white people, use force more often on people of color and maintain a culture in which […]

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Lujan Grisham: Feds liable for wildfire damage
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APD: 5 teens charged in woman's death
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Uninsured homes leave New Mexicans vulnerable in areas hit ...
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AG campaigns rake in big bucks
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Angels Among Us finalist is now heading to prison
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80-year-old man convicted of two counts ... 80-year-old man convicted of two counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor, single count of kidnapping
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Fire shows minimal growth over weekend
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State starts delivering inflation relief payments to residents
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Journal Poll: Ronchetti enjoys big lead over GOP rivals ...
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APD investigating homicide in NE Albuquerque
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Two Democrats vie for District 1 Bernalillo County Commission ...
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