Feds Unveil Plan to Grow Wind Power While Sparing Rare Whale

By PATRICK WHITTLE, Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government has outlined a strategy to try to protect an endangered species of whale while also developing offshore wind power off the East Coast. President Joe Biden’s administration has made a priority of encouraging offshore wind along the Atlantic coast as the U.S. pursues … Read more

California Revenues Decline Amid Economic Worries

By ADAM BEAM, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The good times might soon be over for California’s government. The nation’s most populous state has had so much cash lately that lawmakers have spent freely — handing out free health care to low-income immigrants, paying for every 4-year-old to attend kindergarten and sending more than … Read more

2 Detained in Shooting That Injured 6 Outside Funeral

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two people have been detained in a shooting that injured six people, one critically, outside a Pittsburgh church where a funeral was being held, authorities said. Police alerted by the city’s gunshot detection system responded at about noon Friday to the area near the Destiny of Faith Church, where a funeral was … Read more

Pelosi Attack Shocks Country on Edge About Democracy Threats

By CHRIS MEGERIAN, JONATHAN J. COOPER and STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — An America that can already feel like it’s hurtling toward political disintegration has been jolted yet again, this time by the violent attack on the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi less than two weeks before Election Day. Seizing a hammer … Read more

Russia Says Ukraine Hands Over 50 Prisoners of War

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s defence ministry said on Saturday that Ukraine handed over 50 prisoners of war after talks. Earlier on Saturday, Denis Pushilin, the Moscow-backed head of the Donetsk region – one of four regions of Ukraine that Russia unilaterally proclaimed as its territory last month – also said a prisoner swap with Ukraine … Read more

Brazil President Makes Argentina a Campaign Boogeyman

By DANIEL POLITI, Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — As a Brazilian journalist living in Argentina, Luciana Taddeo says she spends ever-more effort rebutting ever-crazier rumors. There were claims that Argentina’s presidential palace had been invaded, that people had to leave keys in their cars’ ignitions so the government could use them at any … Read more