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FBI subpoenas two Arizona state lawmakers in Jan. 6 investigation
U.S. News // 1 hour ago
FBI subpoenas two Arizona state lawmakers in Jan. 6 investigation
July 2 (UPI) -- The FBI has subpoenaed two Arizona state lawmakers in its investigation of the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riots.
I-95 corridor bracing for turbulent storms Saturday evening
U.S. News // 3 hours ago
I-95 corridor bracing for turbulent storms Saturday evening
As the holiday weekend kicks off, AccuWeather meteorologists are warning mid-Atlantic and New England residents of an elevated severe weather risk into Saturday evening.
N.Y. lawmakers change concealed carry gun law in wake of Supreme Court ruling
U.S. News // 3 hours ago
N.Y. lawmakers change concealed carry gun law in wake of Supreme Court ruling
July 2 (UPI) -- New York gun lawmakers have changed the state's concealed carry gun law after a two-day special decision in the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling last week that its law was too strict.
Texas can enforce 1925 abortion ban, state Supreme Court says
U.S. News // 3 hours ago
Texas can enforce 1925 abortion ban, state Supreme Court says
July 2 (UPI) -- Texas can enforce its abortion ban from 1925, the state Supreme Court ruled late Friday evening, a decision that exposes abortion providers to lawsuits and financial penalties if they continue to perform the procedure.
Third police officer dies in Kentucky shootout
U.S. News // 7 hours ago
Third police officer dies in Kentucky shootout
July 2 (UPI) -- Authorities in Kentucky said a third officer shot in a standoff this week has died after police attempted to serve a warrant.
Series of earthquakes shake South Carolina third time in week
U.S. News // 20 hours ago
Series of earthquakes shake South Carolina third time in week
July 1 (UPI) -- Central South Carolina felt shaking for the third time this week with a series of minor earthquakes Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
California law to require all packaging be recyclable or compostable
U.S. News // 21 hours ago
California law to require all packaging be recyclable or compostable
July 1 (UPI) -- California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed legislation requiring all packaging to be recyclable or compostable and for packaging makers to pay for the cost of recycling plastic waste.
Oklahoma schedules 25 executions to begin in August
U.S. News // 22 hours ago
Oklahoma schedules 25 executions to begin in August
July 1 (UPI) -- An Oklahoma court on Friday scheduled the executions of 25 men over the next two and a half years, cases that the prisoners' lawyers say "exemplify systemic flaws" in the state's use of the death penalty.
Simone Biles, Megan Rapinoe to receive Medal of Freedom
U.S. News // 23 hours ago
Simone Biles, Megan Rapinoe to receive Medal of Freedom
July 1 (UPI) -- Olympians Simone Biles and Megan Rapinoe, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and actor Denzel Washington are among the first slate of recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom handed out by President Joe Biden.
Florida 'don't say gay' law takes effect, White House says it hurts vulnerable students
U.S. News // 23 hours ago
Florida 'don't say gay' law takes effect, White House says it hurts vulnerable students
July 1 (UPI) -- Florida's law prohibiting classroom discussion about sexual orientation and gender identity in primary grade levels went into effect on Friday.
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