No survivors found after plane that flew over DC and led to fighter jet scramble crashes in VirginiaJune 5, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A wayward and unresponsive business plane that flew over the nation's capital Sunday afternoon caused the military to scramble a fighter jet before the plane crashed in Virginia, officials said.
Many big companies, including Target and Bud Light's parent, are still backing Pride events in June despite the minefield that the monthlong celebration has become for some of them.
California attorney general says Florida responsible for flying migrants to SacramentoJune 5, 2023 GMT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general said the state of Florida appears to have arranged for a group of South American migrants to be dropped off outside a Sacramento church.
“While this is still under investigation, we can confirm these individuals were in possession of documentation purporting to be from the government of the State of Florida,” Bonta said in a statement late Saturday.
LINCOLN, Ill. (AP) — Dressed in her Sunday best — pink ruffled sleeves and a rainbow tulle tutu — Crystal Martinez’s 4-year-old daughter proudly presented her with a multicolored bouquet of carefully crafted tissue paper flowers.
Missing man’s body recovered at Iowa apartment collapse site; two others still missingJune 5, 2023 GMT
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — The body of one of three men who had been missing after the partial collapse of an apartment building in Davenport, Iowa, has been found, a city official confirmed Sunday.
The Carters and the Kings formed an alliance for race relations though Jimmy and Martin never metJune 5, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — The voice of Martin Luther King Sr., a melodic tenor like his slain son, carried across Madison Square Garden, calming the raucous Democrats who had nominated his friend and fellow Georgian for the presidency.
Transgender adults in Florida `blindsided’ that new law also limits their access to health careJune 4, 2023 GMT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Debate surrounding Florida’s new restrictions on gender-affirming care focused largely on transgender children. But a new law that Republican presidential candidate and Gov.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana legislators who last year demanded answers from Gov. John Bel Edwards on whether he was complicit in a cover-up of state troopers’ deadly arrest of a Black motorist have quietly abandoned their work without hearing from the governor or issuing any findings.
ARGYLE, N.Y. (AP) — Seth Jacobs has about 100 bins packed with marijuana flower sitting in storage at his upstate New York farm.
And that’s a problem. There aren’t enough places to sell it.
The 700 pounds (318 kilograms) of pungent flower was harvested last year as part of New York's first crop of legally grown pot for recreational use.
Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi calls on US audience to stand up for ‘modern India’June 5, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi pressed his criticism of the country’s leadership in a speech Sunday, calling for Indians in the U.S. and back home to stand up for democracy and the Indian constitution.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — With the rail industry relying on longer and longer trains to cut costs, the Biden administration is handing out $570 million in grants to help eliminate many railroad crossings in 32 states.
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher on Monday after strong U.S. hiring data suggested a possible recession might be further away, while smaller wage gains stoked hopes inflationary pressures are weakening.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers who last year demanded Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards testify about whether he was complicit in a cover-up over state troopers’ deadly 2019 arrest of Black motorist Ronald Greene have quietly abandoned their work without hearing from the governor or issuing any findings.
Roger Craig, former MLB pitcher and manager who was World Series fixture, dies at 93June 5, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Craig, who pitched for three championship teams during his major league career and then managed the San Francisco Giants to the 1989 World Series that was interrupted by a massive earthquake, has died.
Federal trial set to begin over Oregon’s tough gun control measure approved by votersJune 5, 2023 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal trial over Oregon’s voter-approved gun control measure is set to open Monday in Portland, marking a critical next step for one of the toughest gun control laws in the nation after months of being tied up in the courts.
Series tied: Heat roar back in the 4th quarter, beat Nuggets 111-108 in Game 2 of NBA FinalsJune 5, 2023 GMT
DENVER (AP) — Staring down a 2-0 deficit in the NBA Finals, as the visitors in a hostile arena where no road team had prevailed in more than two months, the Miami Heat decided to do what they’ve done throughout the postseason.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers are adding teeth to a recently enacted law that requires pornography websites verify users are at least 18 years old, such as through an uploaded license.
Arson investigation underway after fire burns Los Angeles church for second time in 2 yearsJune 4, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An arson investigation was under way Sunday after fire damaged a nearly 100-year-old Los Angeles church for the second time in less than two years, authorities.
Wildfire burning near Biosphere 2 science facility in southern Arizona 50% containedJune 4, 2023 GMT
ORACLE, Ariz. (AP) — A wildfire in southern Arizona that’s burning about a half-mile (0.80 kilometer) from the Biosphere 2 science facility has been 50% contained, firefighters on Sunday said.
The wildfire broke out Sunday morning northwest of Oracle Junction and north of metro Tucson, Arizona State Forestry officials said.
Sacramento and city’s school district to pay $52M to settle classroom sex abuse caseJune 4, 2023 GMT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento and the city's school district will pay more than $52 million to settle lawsuits alleging negligence by officials after an aide pleaded guilty to sexually abusing at least eight elementary school students nearly a decade ago.
Indiana woman charged with neglect after infant son’s leg partially amputated due to frostbiteJune 4, 2023 GMT
ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana woman whose infant son suffered frostbite so severe last winter one of his legs had to be partially amputated has been charged with felony neglect, authorities said.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Suburban Kansas City police shot and killed a man they say came at two officers with a knife after a traffic stop.
Police in Olathe, Kansas, pulled over a car just before 6 p.m.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Saudi Arabia will reduce how much oil it sends to the global economy, taking a unilateral step to prop up the sagging price of crude after two previous cuts to supply by major producing countries in the OPEC+ alliance failed to push oil higher.
NEW YORK (AP) — “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” opened in U.S. and Canadian theaters with a massive $120.5 million, more than tripling the debut of the 2018 animated original and showing the kind of movie-to-movie box-office growth that would be the envy of even the mightiest of Hollywood franchises.
Former Archbishop of Santa Fe Michael Sheehan, who served from 1993 to 2015, dies at 83June 4, 2023 GMT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Retired Archbishop Michael Sheehan, who served the Archdiocese of Santa Fe for 22 years, has died. He was 83.
Sheehan died Saturday, but a cause of death wasn’t disclosed, Leslie Radigan, a spokesperson for the archdiocese, said.
HARVARD, Ill. (AP) — A police officer fatally shot a man overnight in a northern Illinois city after he refused to drop a knife during a domestic violence disturbance in which a woman was stabbed to death, police said.
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — An evacuation order was lifted early Sunday for residents near a southwest Louisiana refining company where lightning is believed to have sparked a fire at a chemical storage tank.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Joe Lombardo wants to help build Major League Baseball’s smallest ballpark — arguing that the worst team in baseball can boost Las Vegas, a city striving to call itself a sports mecca.
MYRTLE, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi sheriff's deputy answering a domestic disturbance call fatally shot a gun-wielding suspect, the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation said Sunday.
The Saturday afternoon shooting happened in the Union County town of Myrtle.
State police: Trooper shot, killed, driver during illegal I-95 street racing gatheringJune 4, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A state trooper shot and killed a man whose vehicle struck two troopers as law enforcement tried to get control of an illegal early morning street racing gathering on a Philadelphia interstate, state police said Sunday.
Michigan wildfire that’s burned more than 3 square miles was sparked by campfire on private landJune 4, 2023 GMT
GRAYLING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan wildfire that's burned more than 3 square miles (7.7 square km) amid hot, dry conditions was sparked by a campfire, the state Department of Natural Resources said Sunday.
New Mexico lawmaker Christine Trujillo to resign end of JuneJune 4, 2023 GMT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State Rep. Christine Trujillo says she plans to resign from the New Mexico House of Representatives at the end of June.
The Democrat, who represents Albuquerque, made the announcement Saturday.
Group sues mayor, officials over Columbus statue removal effortsJune 4, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A group that fought in court to keep a statue of Christopher Columbus in a south Philadelphia park and to have a wooden box covering it removed has now filed suit against Mayor Jim Kenney and members of the city's historical commission over their roles in the effort to remove the statue.
Apple is expected to unveil a sleek, pricey headset. Is it the device VR has been looking for?June 4, 2023 GMT
Apple appears poised to unveil a long-rumored headset that will place its users between the virtual and real world, while also testing the technology trendsetter's ability to popularize new-fangled devices after others failed to capture the public's imagination.
AURORA, Mo. (AP) — Four people died and seven others were seriously injured when a car crossed the center line of a Missouri highway and struck five motorcycles.
The accident happened Saturday afternoon on Missouri Route 39 near the southwestern Missouri town of Aurora.
7 shot, 1 fatally, in Chicago when gunfire erupts amid remembrance for man killed in car crashJune 4, 2023 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — A 25-year-old woman was fatally shot and six other people were wounded early Sunday when gunfire erupted in Chicago during a remembrance for a man who died in a car crash, police said.
Fire crews contain 2 large forest fires in New JerseyJune 4, 2023 GMT
MEDFORD, N.J. (AP) — Fire crews in New Jersey have completely contained two major fires that threatened homes and prompted evacuations earlier in the week.
New Jersey Forest Fire Service officials on Saturday night announced complete containment of the 210-acre Flatiron wildfire blaze in Medford in Burlington County.
Christopher Nolan breaks down the best ways to watch a movie, ahead of his ‘Oppenheimer’ releaseJune 4, 2023 GMT
It’s no secret that Christopher Nolan made “Oppenheimer” to be seen on the big screen. But not all big screens are created equal.
That’s part of the reason why Universal Pictures has made “Oppenheimer” tickets available early for over a thousand “premium large format” (or PLF) screens, with options including IMAX 70mm, 70mm, IMAX digital, 35mm, Dolby Cinema and more.
FRANKLIN, N.H. (AP) — A man fatally shot a woman, their 18-month-old daughter, and wounded another child before he was found dead hours later of an apparent suicide on the bank of the Merrimack River, the New Hampshire attorney general's office said.
Vegas Golden Knights come back to beat Florida Panthers in Game 1 of Stanley Cup FinalJune 4, 2023 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Back in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in five years and trailing the Florida Panthers less than 10 minutes into Game 1, the Vegas Golden Knights sent a very clear message.
Wisconsin Republicans look for rebound, Democrats stay on offensive as 2024 fights loomJune 4, 2023 GMT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans still reeling from an April election that saw conservatives lose majority control of the state Supreme Court for the first time in 15 years hope to use their upcoming state convention to unify and refocus on the 2024 presidential race in which Wisconsin will once again be a battleground.
GRAYLING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A wildfire in Michigan had burned more than 3 square miles (7.7 square km) by late Saturday but an emergency evacuation was halted, the state Department of Natural Resources said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sixteen Venezuelan and Colombian migrants who entered the country through Texas were flown to California by chartered plane and dropped off outside a church in Sacramento, Gov.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has become the most populous state to ban gender-affirming care for minors after Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation on Friday.
Texas joined at least 18 other states that have enacted similar bans.
Florida woman charged with child neglect after her car catches fire as she was allegedly shopliftingJune 4, 2023 GMT
OVIEDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman faces charges of aggravated child neglect and arson after her car became engulfed in flames while she was allegedly shoplifting at a mall, according to an arrest report.
Hoskin seeks second term as leader of powerful Cherokee NationJune 4, 2023 GMT
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) — Citizens of the Cherokee Nation — the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. — are set to decide whether Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. should lead the tribe for another four years as it enters a golden era after courts recognized its sprawling reservation and with an operating budget of more than $3 billion.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A top Twitter executive responsible for safety and content moderation has left the company, her departure coming soon after owner Elon Musk publicly complained about the platform’s handling of posts about transgender topics.
Video of a children’s choir singing the national anthem in the U.S. Capitol, only to be unceremoniously cut off by police, spread across social media on Friday.
Capitol Police say singers from Rushingbrook Children’s Choir from Greenville, South Carolina, were stopped May 26 because of a miscommunication.
2 killed in small plane crash at airport in Tupelo, MississippiJune 3, 2023 GMT
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A small twin-engine aircraft crashed Saturday near hangars at Tupelo Regional Airport in northeastern Mississippi, killing two people, authorities said.
The plane banked sharply after takeoff, witnesses told WCBI-TV, and came down beside the airport’s Army Aviation Support Facility.
SPENCER, Mass. (AP) — A fire that burned down a 160-year-old Massachusetts church was likely started by a lightning strike, a fire chief said.
The First Congregational Church in Spencer caught fire Friday afternoon, when a storm was moving through the area.
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida arrested one man Saturday and announced arrest warrants for two others believed to be the gunmen who opened fire along a crowded beachside promenade on Memorial Day, wounding nine people.
Honeybee health blooms at federal facilities across the countryJune 3, 2023 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — While judges, lawyers and support staff at the federal courthouse in Concord, New Hampshire, keep the American justice system buzzing, thousands of humble honeybees on the building’s roof are playing their part in a more important task — feeding the world.
Alaska police find 3 bodies on vessel, cite controlled substances as possible contributing factorJune 3, 2023 GMT
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Three people in Juneau, Alaska, were found dead over the course of three days on board a vessel anchored offshore, police said Saturday.
The Juneau Police Department said a 34-year-old woman reported on Wednesday that she found her 51-year-old friend dead on board the Dusky Rock.
West Virginia man arraigned in fatal shooting of state trooperJune 3, 2023 GMT
WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) — A suspect in the fatal shooting of a West Virginia state police officer was arraigned Saturday on a first-degree murder charge.
Timothy Kennedy, 29, was arraigned by video in Mingo County Magistrate Court.
Secretary of Arkansas Parks, Heritage and Tourism steps down after less than 6 monthsJune 3, 2023 GMT
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — There's new leadership in place at the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism after Mike Mills announced he was resigning after less than six months as secretary.
Fire crews battle New Jersey blaze that threatened 40 homesJune 3, 2023 GMT
MEDFORD, N.J. (AP) — Fire crews in New Jersey have almost completely contained one major fire and are reporting good progress in battling another blaze that for a time threatened several dozen homes.
Week after Iowa building collapse, Minnesota condo evacuated over stability concernsJune 3, 2023 GMT
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Less than a week after an apartment building partially collapsed in Iowa, more than 140 people were evacuated from a condominium in Minnesota after a structural engineer expressed concerns about its stability.
Federal court reinstates death penalty order for Missouri inmate convicted of killing jailersJune 3, 2023 GMT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal appeals court has vacated a stay of execution for a Missouri inmate who is scheduled to be executed on Tuesday for his role in the deaths of two jailers.
Michael Tisius, 42, was sentenced to death after being convicted of killing Randolph County jailers Jason Acton and Leon Egley during a failed escape attempt.
Key suspect in Natalee Holloway’s case moved to new prison ahead of extradition to USJune 3, 2023 GMT
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The chief suspect in the unsolved 2005 disappearance of American student Natalee Holloway is being transferred to a prison near Peru's capital ahead of his pending extradition to the United States to face charges linked to her vanishing, officials said Saturday.
AP’s Global Week in Pictures: May 27 - June 2June 3, 2023 GMT
May 27 - June 2, 2023
From the campaign trail in Iowa of U.S. presidential candidates Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump, to the French Open tennis tournament in Paris, this photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images from around the world made or published by the Associated Press in the past week.