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CHICAGO — Highland Park police were called to the family home of the alleged Independence Day parade sniper at least nine times between 2010 and 2014 in response to domestic disputes, according … more
LONDON — Boris Johnson announced his intention to resign as prime minister of the United Kingdom, bringing the curtain down on a tempestuous three years in office marred by a succession of … more
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. — The rhythms of normal life began to sound again in Highland Park Wednesday morning. Two restaurants along the parade route where a gunman killed seven and wounded … more
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden awarded the Medal of Freedom to two politically active female athletes — soccer star Megan Rapinoe and gymnast Simone Biles — and to the late Apple … more
MINNEAPOLIS — A federal judge sentenced Derek Chauvin on Thursday to more than 20 years in prison for violating the civil rights of George Floyd and a Black Minneapolis teen, extending the term … more
Applications for U.S. unemployment insurance last week rose slightly to a level last seen in January, suggesting that labor-market conditions are moderating. Initial unemployment claims … more
CHICAGO — Prosecutors on Tuesday filed murder charges against the man suspected of firing upon crowds gathered for a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park on Monday morning, killing at least … more
WASHINGTON — Even as the House Appropriations Committee is proposing to offer a multimillion-dollar boost for national parks and federal land, the recent catastrophic flooding at Yellowstone … more
A new Yale study has found that COVID-19 will eventually transition to endemic status possibly within two years, according to the university. The researchers used rats, which, like humans, … more
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. — More than 75 years after his service in World War II, a 98-year-old Chinese-American veteran in Deerfield Beach received a Congressional Gold Medal to honor his service … more
PAUL, Minn. — Next to the shore of Vadnais Lake, where authorities say a mother drowned her three young children, a memorial of stuffed animals, candles and flowers has been growing. Attached … more
PRESTONSBURG, Ky. — Police who went to a home in a small eastern Kentucky town to investigate an alleged rape ran into a storm of bullets in which three officers died and several others were … more
People across the U.S. are expected to fly in the highest numbers since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic for the July 4 holiday weekend, stressing a beleaguered transportation system experiencing … more
The chief security officer for the U.S. Supreme Court demanded that Maryland officials enforce laws against picketing in front of private houses, saying that “threatening activity” has … more
The sun began to set but the temperature hovered around 106 degrees. I was there to document one of the latest objects to emerge from Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the United States, serving … more
ORLANDO, Fla. — The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket successfully launched from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station Friday evening while carrying a missile warning satellite among its … more
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Calls for new gun restrictions inevitably follow most American mass shootings, including the one that killed 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket six weeks ago. But in the wake of … more
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld President Joe Biden’s power to enforce immigration laws, ruling he may repeal the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” policy, which … more
Applications for U.S. unemployment insurance fell, though remained near January levels, suggesting that labor market conditions are moderating. Initial unemployment claims decreased by 2,000 to … more
Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court on Thursday, replacing retiring Justice Stephen Breyer, who administered the judicial oath at her ceremony. … more
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