Pro-Palestinian protesters at UC Santa Cruz block university entrances

Pro-Palestinian student protesters at the University of California, Santa Cruz block entrances to the university on Tuesday. The university says the main entrance and west entrance roads have been blocked. The university says protesters are letting drivers pass through the main entrance. “Blocking access to campus is dangerous and illegal, and prevents emergency vehicle access … Read more

Lauren Simmons defeats Democratic Rep. Shawn-Thierry

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U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales declares victory in GOP runoff

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Pilot injured after military fighter jet crashes near Albuquerque International Airport

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A military fighter jet en route to an Air Force base in California crashed Tuesday near the international airport in New Mexico’s largest city, releasing a significant plume of smoke and injuring the pilot. The pilot, the only person on board, was able to escape after crashing around 2 p.m. on … Read more

Explosion in downtown Youngstown, Ohio, leaves one dead, one missing and several injured

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (KDKA) — One person is dead, another is missing and several others were injured after an explosion caused significant damage to a building in downtown Youngstown, Ohio, Tuesday afternoon . A man’s body was found at the scene early Wednesday morning, according to WKBN. The 27-year-old man was employed at the bank. A … Read more

The Washington Post said it learned of the Alito flag story 3 years ago and chose not to publish it.

NEW YORK (AP) — Nine days after The New York Times reported on the political symbolism of an upside-down American flag flying at the home of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, the Washington Post has admitted that he had told the same story more than three years ago. and decided not to publish it. … Read more

Melania and Ivanka Trump are notably missing among the former president’s family members who went to court during the secret trial.

CNN — Donald Trump listened to closing arguments Tuesday surrounded by three of his adult children and some of their spouses — the largest family gathering at the Manhattan courthouse since the former president’s secret trial began six weeks ago. However, the display of family support also drew attention to the glaring absentees on the … Read more