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Plessy, 'separate but equal’ ruling namesake, is pardoned

Plessy, 'separate but equal’ ruling namesake, is pardoned

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana board has posthumously pardoned Homer Plessy, the namesake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1896 “separate but equal” ruling affirming state segregation laws.
Biden picks former FDA chief Califf to again lead agency

Biden picks former FDA chief Califf to again lead agency

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday is tapping former Food and Drug Administration commissioner Robert Califf to again lead the powerful regulatory agency, according to a person familiar with the decision.
Paris Muslim leaders mark 6 years since Bataclan attacks

Paris Muslim leaders mark 6 years since Bataclan attacks

PARIS (AP) — The Paris Mosque is marking the sixth anniversary Friday of the attack at the Bataclan concert hall in the French capital that killed 90 people.

Taliban: Bomb hits mosque in Afghanistan, wounds at least 15

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban provincial spokesman says a bomb exploded in a mosque during Friday prayers, wounding at least 15 people in eastern Afghanistan, where Islamic State group militants have been waging a campaign of violence.

Murkowski announces reelection bid opposed by Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who voted to convict Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial and has repeatedly bumped heads with the former president, announced Friday that she will run for reelection.
Jury recommends 28 years for Missouri man in wife's murder

Jury recommends 28 years for Missouri man in wife's murder

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A jury recommended early Friday up to 28 years in prison for a Missouri man found guilty of second-degree murder in his wife's death.
Myanmar court sentences US journalist to 11 years in jail

Myanmar court sentences US journalist to 11 years in jail

BANGKOK (AP) — A court in military-ruled Myanmar on Friday sentenced detained U.S.
Missouri man who buried wife's body convicted of her murder

Missouri man who buried wife's body convicted of her murder

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man who admitted to burying his wife’s body and misleading authorities for more than a year about her whereabouts was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder.
Defense rests its case at murder trial of Kyle Rittenhouse

Defense rests its case at murder trial of Kyle Rittenhouse

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Court temporarily delays release of Trump's Jan. 6 records

Court temporarily delays release of Trump's Jan. 6 records

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday temporarily blocked the release of records sought by a U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection as the court considers an emergency request by former President Donald Trump.