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  • Biden had no role in family businesses, brother testifies

    WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden "never had any involvement" in the business dealings of other members of his family, his brother James Biden testified Wednes…

  • U.S. defends Israel before U.N. tribunal

    A day after vetoing calls for an immediate cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, the United States on Wednesday defended Israel's decades-long occupation of the West B…

  • Biden order aims to help ports avoid cyberattacks

    WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order and created a federal rule aimed at better securing the nation's ports from potential …

  • U.S. unveils more student debt relief

    President Joe Biden's administration announced that 153,000 borrowers will receive $1.2 billion in student loan forgiveness under a program unveiled in January…

  • Private U.S. lander reaches lunar orbit

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A private U.S. lunar lander reached the moon and eased into a low orbit Wednesday, a day before it will attempt an even greater feat --…

  • Oklahoma police investigate teen’s death

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Police in Oklahoma are investigating the death of a 16-year-old student who died a day after an altercation in a high school bathroom that may…

  • Names and faces

    Beyonce's "Texas Hold 'Em" debuted in the No. 1 position on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart -- which tallies streaming, airplay and sales. According to Rol…

  • In the news

    m John Romero, spokesman for Lakewood, Colo., police, said a 34-year-old man died four days after he was bitten by his pet Gila monster, but did not disclose w…

  • In the news

    m Carlo Pace, a sergeant with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police, said a group of cyclists "were able to pin down a good size lion with its …

  • Murder charges filed in Chiefs rally gunfire

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Two men charged with murder in last week's shooting after the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl parade were strangers who pulled out guns and …

  • Names and faces

    m The Beatles are getting the big-screen bio-pic treatment in not just one film, but a Fab Four of movies that will give each band member his own spotlight -- …