Group of swing state Muslims vows to ditch Biden in 2024 over his war stance
CHICAGO (AP) — Muslim community leaders from several swing states pledged to withdraw support for U.S. President Joe Biden on Saturday at a conference in suburban Detroit, citing his refusal to call for a ceasefire in Gaza.
Teen girls are being victimized by deepfake nudes. One family is pushing for more protections
A mother and her 14-year-old daughter are advocating for better protections for victims after AI-generated nude images of the teen and other female classmates were circulated at a high school in New Jersey.
At COP28 meeting, oil companies pledge to combat methane. Environmentalists call it a "smokescreen"
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Fifty oil companies representing nearly half of global production have pledged to reach near-zero methane emissions and end routine flaring in their operations by 2030, the president of this year's United Nations climate tal…
Police raid Moscow gay bars after a Supreme Court ruling labeled LGBTQ+ movement 'extremist'
Russian security forces raided gay clubs and bars across Moscow Friday night, less than 48 hours after the country’s top court banned what it called the “global LGBTQ+ movement” as an extremist organization.
Israeli offensive shifts to crowded southern Gaza, driving up death toll despite evacuation orders
KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel pounded targets in crowded southern Gaza on Saturday and ordered more neighborhoods designated for attack to evacuate, driving up the death toll even as the United States and others urged it to do more to protect civilian…
Trump and DeSantis are at dueling campaign events in Iowa with the caucuses just six weeks away
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ron DeSantis plans on Saturday to complete his campaign promise to visit each of Iowa’s 99 counties, a timeworn tactic for presidential candidates hoping to make their mark in the leadoff state over months mingling with voters at the s…
With 'shuttle diplomacy,' step by step, Kissinger chased the possible in the Mideast
LONDON (AP) — When it came to the Middle East, Henry Kissinger wasn't pushing for peace — only for what was possible.By the time Kissinger died Wednesday at 100, the agreements he negotiated as United States secretary of state between Israel, Egypt and Syria …
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor paved a path for women on the Supreme Court. Four are serving today
WASHINGTON (AP) — One fall day in 2010, retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor slipped into the courtroom where she worked for nearly 25 years to take in an “amazing” sight.
McCarthy was ditched and Santos expelled. The House is making history, but not as the GOP envisioned
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is making history this year in ways that Republicans could hardly have envisioned when the party took control.