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Texas megachurch pastor resigns after woman says he sexually abused her in the 1980s

Texas megachurch pastor resigns after woman says he sexually abused her in the 1980s

DALLAS (AP) — The pastor of a Texas megachurch has resigned after a woman said he had sexually abused her on multiple occasions in the 1980s, beginning when she was 12.
Ship attacked by Yemen's Houthi rebels in fatal assault sinks in Red Sea in second-such sinking

Ship attacked by Yemen's Houthi rebels in fatal assault sinks in Red Sea in second-such sinking

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A bulk carrier sank days after an attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels believed to have killed one mariner on board, authorities said early Wednesday, the second-such ship to be sunk in the rebel campaign.
Former federal official Johnson and ex-Trump aide Jack win Georgia GOP nominations for US House

Former federal official Johnson and ex-Trump aide Jack win Georgia GOP nominations for US House

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republicans settled two congressional nominations in Tuesday runoffs, with a former federal official defeating a man who was convicted for illegally demonstrating inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan.
New York's 'equal rights' constitutional amendment restored to ballot by appeals court

New York's 'equal rights' constitutional amendment restored to ballot by appeals court

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A proposed amendment to New York’s constitution barring discrimination based on “gender identity” and “pregnancy outcomes” was restored to the November election ballot Tuesday by a state appeals court.
US acknowledges Northwest dams have devastated the region's Native tribes

US acknowledges Northwest dams have devastated the region's Native tribes

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. government on Tuesday acknowledged for the first time the harms that the construction and operation of dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers in the Pacific Northwest have caused Native American tribes.
The 911 system across Massachusetts is restored after going down for hours

The 911 system across Massachusetts is restored after going down for hours

BOSTON (AP) — The 911 system across Massachusetts was restored Tuesday after going down for several hours, which made it impossible for anyone to reach emergency services through the call number.
The shooter who killed 5 at a Colorado LGBTQ+ club pleads guilty to 50 federal hate crimes

The shooter who killed 5 at a Colorado LGBTQ+ club pleads guilty to 50 federal hate crimes

DENVER (AP) — The shooter who killed five people and injured 19 others at an LGBTQ+ club that was a refuge in the conservative city of Colorado Springs pleaded guilty to 50 federal hate crime charges on Tuesday, but once again declined to apologize o
New York's top court declines to hear Trump's appeal of gag order in hush money case

New York's top court declines to hear Trump's appeal of gag order in hush money case

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s top court on Tuesday declined to hear Donald Trump’s gag order appeal in his hush money case, leaving the restrictions in place following his felony conviction last month.
Half a million immigrants could eventually get US citizenship under a new plan from Biden

Half a million immigrants could eventually get US citizenship under a new plan from Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is taking an expansive election year step to offer relief to potentially hundreds of thousands of immigrants without legal status in the U.S.
Celtics win 18th NBA championship with 106-88 Game 5 victory over Dallas Mavericks

Celtics win 18th NBA championship with 106-88 Game 5 victory over Dallas Mavericks

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum put his hands behind his head, with TD Garden fans standing on their feet cheering around him, and took it all in. Walking to the bench, he wrapped both arms around Celtics coach Joe Mazzulla. The journey was complete.
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