Severe weather in the United States: extreme heat in the Southwest, rain in the Gulf and snow in the Rockies

Severe weather in the United States: extreme heat in the Southwest, rain in the Gulf and snow in the Rockies

PHOENIX — Extreme temperatures are expected this week in the United States. Authorities have warned residents in the southwest to take precautions as a heat wave moves east, while heavy rain and flooding could inundate Gulf states and snow threatens parts of the Rocky Mountains and the Northwest. Extreme heat spread across Arizona, New Mexico … Read more

Supreme Court unanimously preserves access to widely used abortion medications

Supreme Court unanimously preserves access to widely used abortion medications

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court Thursday, access to a drug used in Nearly two-thirds of all abortions In the United States last year, in the first court ruling on abortion since conservative justices overturned Roe v. Wade two years ago. The nine judges ruled that abortion Opponents did not have the legal right to … Read more

Eight people with possible ties to Islamic State arrested in US for immigration violations

Eight people with possible ties to Islamic State arrested in US for immigration violations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight people from Tajikistan suspected of having ties to the Islamic State group have been arrested in the United States in recent days, according to several people familiar with the matter. The arrests took place in New York, Philadelphia and Los Angeles and the individuals who entered the United States through the … Read more

Bill would rename New York City subway station after Stonewall, a landmark of the LGBTQ+ rights movement

Bill would rename New York City subway station after Stonewall, a landmark of the LGBTQ+ rights movement

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City subway station would be renamed to commemorate… Stonewall Riots that galvanized the modern movement for LGBTQ+ rights, under legislation approved by state lawmakers as they wrapped up their session this month. The state Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill directing the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to change the … Read more

Gilgo Beach kills suspect in court as prosecutors tout ‘significant development’ in case

Gilgo Beach kills suspect in court as prosecutors tout ‘significant development’ in case

Prosecutors plan to announce a “significant development” Thursday in the case of a New York architect accused of killing four women and leaving their bodies strewn in brush along a coastal highway. Rex Heuermann, 60, will appear before a judge days after police complete further extensive searches his house in Massapequa Park and one wooded … Read more

Parade for Israel in New York this year focuses on solidarity as Gaza war casts grim shadow

Parade for Israel in New York this year focuses on solidarity as Gaza war casts grim shadow

NEW YORK (AP) — An annual parade for Israel in New York, which attracts thousands of people, is expected to take to the streets Sunday with tight security and an emphasis on solidarity during the war in Gaza. The parade takes place nearly eight months after October’s unprecedented parade. 7 Hamas attacks, the deadliest in … Read more

Is Trump still in silence after his conviction in a secret trial?

Is Trump still in silence after his conviction in a secret trial?

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump said he remains muzzled by a silence order following his conviction in his criminal trial on hush money charges. His lawyer said he believed the silence order was supposed to expire with the verdict and that he might seek clarification from the court. “I’m under a gag order, a … Read more

LGBTQ+ Pride Month 2024: Everything You Need to Know

LGBTQ+ Pride Month 2024: Everything You Need to Know

Pride Month, the global celebration of LGBTQ+ culture and rights, kicks off Saturday with events around the world. But this year’s festivities in the United States will take place against a backdrop of dozens of new state laws targeting LGBTQ+ rights, particularly transgender youth. FILE – Revelers participate in the New York Pride March, Sunday, … Read more

Trump responds to guilty verdict by wrongly calling it a ‘rigged trial’

Trump responds to guilty verdict by wrongly calling it a ‘rigged trial’

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump He wanted to move his past historic criminal conviction Friday and give momentum to his bid to return to the White House with fierce attacks on the judge who oversaw the case, the prosecution’s star witness and the criminal justice system as a whole. Speaking from his namesake tower … Read more

Trump’s silent trial: jury resumes deliberations

Trump’s silent trial: jury resumes deliberations

NEW YORK (AP) — The jury in Donald Trump’s case silence, money test is set to resume deliberations Thursday after asking to rehear potentially crucial testimony about the alleged hush money scheme at the heart of the historic case. The 12-person jury deliberated for about 4 1/2 hours Wednesday without reaching a verdict. What you … Read more