Judge weighs challenge to gag order in University of Idaho killings
A judge overseeing the case against a man charged with killing four University of Idaho students is considering whether to revoke or alter a gag order that largely bars attorneys and other parties in the case from speaking with news reporters.
DeSantis recruiters eyed Catholic church for migrant flights that bishop calls 'reprehensible'
Mark Seitz, the Roman Catholic bishop of El Paso, Texas, tells The Associated Press that Florida Gov_ Ron DeSantis' flights of migrants from the Texas border to California are “reprehensible” and “not morally acceptable.”.
UAE's al-Jaber promises young activists he'll listen; says nothing about fossil fuel ties
The United Arab Emirates official tapped to head the next global climate summit pledged Thursday to listen to young people demanding a place at the table when negotiators gather in the Gulf nation this fall.
California's Newsom pushes constitutional amendment to tighten gun access amid 2024 campaign
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution that would enshrine into law regulations on guns, including implementing universal background checks and raising the minimum age to buy a firearm to 21.
Florida woman who fatally shot neighbor appears in court, sheriff releases details of racist threats
A white Florida woman charged with shooting and killing her Black neighbor told detectives that she called the victim’s children by racist slurs in the months leading up to the slaying, according to an arrest report.
2 Connecticut officers fired over treatment of man paralyzed in police van after 2022 arrest
Two police officers in New Haven, Connecticut, have been fired for what authorities call their reckless actions and lack of compassion in handling prisoner Richard “Randy” Cox after he became paralyzed in the back of a police van last year.
Richard Snyder, ‘warrior-king’ of publishing who presided over rise of Simon & Schuster, dead at 90
Richard Snyder, a visionary and imperious executive at Simon & Schuster who presided over the publisher’s exponential rise during the second half of the 20th century and helped define an era of growing corporate power, has died.
Justice Jackson reports flowers from Oprah, designer clothing as Thomas delays filing disclosure
Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson has disclosed that she received a $1,200 congratulatory floral display from Oprah Winfrey and $6,580 in designer clothing for a magazine photo shoot in her first months as the first Black woman on the Supreme Court.