News: National

The U.S. men’s and women’s soccer teams will be paid equally under a new deal
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Joe Hernandez | May 18, 2022
Players on the U.S Women's National Team celebrate their victory in the penalty shootout over the Netherlands in the Women's Quarter Final match of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Laurence Griffiths | Getty Images Updated May 18, 2022 at 9:44 AM ET The U.S. Soccer Federation announced Wednesday that it has ...
Parts of the Buffalo shooter’s alleged screed were copied from other sources
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Jonathan Franklin | May 18, 2022
Investigators work the scene of a shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y. on Monday. Matt Rourke | AP Following the mass shooting at a grocery store in a predominantly Black neighborhood of Buffalo, N.Y., investigators say they are looking into a document published online filled with rants about race ...
The Buffalo community honors victims of the Tops shooting and calls for big change
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Jaclyn Diaz | May 18, 2022
People participate in a vigil to honor the 10 people killed in Saturday's shooting at Tops market in Buffalo, New York. Scott Olson | Getty Images The community in Buffalo, N.Y., continues to grieve and heal after Saturday's mass shooting by coming together. On Tuesday, in an empty lot just ...
For two years, this Washington island has grappled with the long reach of COVID
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Will Stone, Lynn Johnson | May 18, 2022
Tony Johnson sits on his bed with his dog, Dash, in the one-room home he shares with his wife, Karen Johnson, in a care facility in Burlington, Wash. on April 13, 2022. Johnson was one of the first people to get COVID-19 in Washington state in April of 2020. His ...
Suspect faces multiple charges in a deadly California church shooting
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The Associated Press | May 17, 2022
A man places flowers at a memorial honoring Dr. John Cheng outside his office building on Tuesday in Aliso Viejo, Calif. Cheng, 52, was killed in Sunday's shooting at Geneva Presbyterian Church. Ashley Landis | AP Updated May 17, 2022 at 9:36 PM ET SANTA ANA, Calif. — The man ...
In wave after deadly wave, COVID has claimed 1 million lives in the U.S.
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Rob Stein | May 17, 2022
Nurse educator Katie Demelis and nurse manager Nydia White wrap the the body of a patient who died of COVID-19 at Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital in Oceanside, N.Y., on April 15, 2020. Jeffrey Basinger | Newsday via Getty Images One million. That's how many people have now died from ...
South Carolina becomes the latest state to enact a transgender sports ban
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The Associated Press | May 17, 2022
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has quietly signed into law a bill that would ban transgender students from playing girls' or women's sports in public schools and colleges. Jeffrey Collins | AP COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina's governor has quietly signed into law a bill that would ban transgender students ...
A dealer is sentenced to 17.5 years for his role in Mac Miller’s fatal overdose
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Rachel Treisman | May 17, 2022
Mac Miller performs an NPR Tiny Desk Concert on Aug. 1, 2018. Eslah Attar | NPR A Los Angeles man will serve nearly two decades in prison for his role in supplying the fentanyl-laced pills that contributed to rapper Mac Miller's accidental drug overdose in 2018. A federal judge sentenced ...
A suspect has been arrested in a Dallas salon shooting investigated as a hate crime
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The Associated Press | May 17, 2022
Authorities have said a man dressed all in black opened fire at the Hair World Salon on Wednesday, wounding three women, then drove off in a maroon minivan. A suspect has been arrested in the shooting, police said Tuesday. Rebecca Slezak | The Dallas Morning News via AP Updated May ...