LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles firefighters working in rugged terrain took advantage of calmer weather Sunday as they tried to contain a blaze that ripped through a canyon community and forced residents to flee.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sharks use the Earth's magnetic field as a sort of natural GPS to navigate journeys that take them great distances across the world's oceans, scientists have found.
Researchers said their marine laboratory experiments with a small species of shark confirm long-held speculation that sharks use magnetic fields as aids to navigation — behavior observed in other marine animals such as sea turtles.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli medics said at least two people were killed and more than 150 injured after a bleacher collapsed at an uncompleted West Bank synagogue on Sunday, the eve of a major Jewish holiday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmental groups and scientists with two universities want U.S. wildlife managers to consider reintroducing jaguars to the American Southwest.
LONDON (AP) — British police arrested four people on Sunday over videos posted on social media that appeared to show violent antisemitic language being shouted from a convoy of cars driving through London.
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) —
A non-profit affordable housing and community development corporation wants to convert a former jailhouse in St. Johnsbury into affordable housing units.
WHITEWATER, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a single-engine plane crashed in the Kettle Moraine State Forest near Whitewater and all three occupants were safely removed from the aircraft.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police on Sunday were getting help from the FBI in investigating the latest round of shootings in Portland amid a “cycle of violence” that the city's police chief believes is gang-related.
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man who authorities say fatally shot an 87-year-old neighbor was trying to lure residents of his apartment complex outside before someone shot and killed him, according to witnesses.
UNITED NATIONS — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says the United States “has been working tirelessly through diplomatic channels” to try to end the conflict between Palestinians in Gaza and Israel, and is warning that the current cycle of violence will only put a negotiated two-state solution to the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict further out of reach.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the New Mexico Lottery's "Pick 4 Day" game were:
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the New Mexico Lottery's "Pick 3 Day" game were:
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A private liberal arts college in South Carolina has dedicated an environmental studies center that opened at the beginning of this academic year.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Golden Gate Bridge is making a racket and engineers are trying to figure out how to shut it up.
The San Francisco Chronicle reported Saturday that the iconic span started emanating a loud hum following a retrofit last year of the sidewalk safety railing on its western side.
BRENTWOOD, Mo. (AP) — A man was shot and killed in the St. Louis area Saturday.
Brentwood Police responded to a report of gunshots shortly before midnight, and officers found the man with gunshot wounds when they arrived in the 8700 block of Eager Road in Brentwood, Missouri.
Coronavirus developments around New England:
Maine might extend the ability of its residents to use telehealth services beyond the coronavirus pandemic.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:
AUBURNDALE, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a Wisconsin man died in a work-related accident at a factory in the village of Auburndale.
The Wood County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to Liberty Tire Recycling in the village of Auburndale around 8:45 p.m.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two St. Louis firefighters were injured Sunday when part of a burning building collapsed while they were battling the blaze.
St. Louis Fire Department spokesman Capt. Garon Mosby said one of the injured firefighters was treated at a local hospital and released Sunday morning.
LONDON (AP) — The British government is still deciding whether to accept an offer from Pfizer to fast-track Olympic and Paralympic athletes for coronavirus vaccines.
Jabs are only being given to Britons aged 38 or older — though this will be extended to those over 35 from next week — with younger people only getting inoculated if they have an underlying health condition.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nine more people in Indiana have died from COVID-19, Indiana health officials announced Sunday.
The Indiana Department of Health also reported 754 new cases Sunday. Overall, 13,063 people have died from coronavirus disease in the state with more than 730,000 infections.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City flattened three buildings and killed at least 42 people Sunday, Palestinian medics said, in the deadliest single attack in the latest round of violence.
HAMPTON FALLS, N.H. (AP) — Not everyone was out for a leisurely Sunday drive, according to New Hampshire State Police who clocked three drivers going more than 115 mph in the span of a few hours.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two Kansas City officers were injured when an impaired driver tried to flee police Saturday.
The incident happened shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday when officers were trying to arrest the driver of a Cadillac CT5 near Flora Avenue and East 44th Street.
HIXTON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a western Wisconsin woman was arrested for allegedly taking illegal drugs while driving with five children in the car.
The Wisconsin State Patrol said it learned of the incident when a father called to request a welfare check on his 12-year-old daughter.
The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday defended the decision to ease mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, stressing that increasing political pressure had nothing to do with the abrupt shift in guidelines.
ELSMERE, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware are investigating after a 28-year-old woman was found dead inside a cellphone store after an apparent robbery.
FAIRWAY, Kan. (AP) — One person is dead after their vehicle slammed into a tree in the Kansas City area with enough force to split the car in two.
The crash happened Sunday morning along Shawnee Mission Parkway near 55th Street in Fairway, Kansas.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Democrats have nominated an attorney and voting rights advocate to serve on the State Election Board.
Sara Tindall Ghazal would succeed David Worley, who has spent 17 years as the party’s member of the board.
CHICAGO (AP) — Two Chicago police officers were shot and wounded Sunday after they responded to reports of gunfire and someone immediately fired at them, authorities said.
Both officers were released from the hospital late Sunday morning.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press’ top editor on Sunday called for an independent investigation into the Israeli airstrike that targeted and destroyed a Gaza City building housing the AP, broadcaster Al-Jazeera and other media, saying the public deserves to know the facts.
GRANDVIEW, Mo. (AP) — Police in Missouri shot and wounded a man who confronted officers with a gun Sunday morning.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the incident happened around 6:45 a.m.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the "Pick 4 Day" game were:
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the "Pick 3 Day" game were:
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A nonprofit senior housing agency has plans to build a retirement community at a now-closed Catholic school in Worcester.
Goddard/Homestead, which operates independent living facilities and a rest home in the area, is seeking a special permit to operate a continuing care retirement community at the campus of St.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts tweaked his new policy requiring news outlets to apply for access to his press conferences, but media groups are still questioning the rules.
Ricketts' spokesman Taylor Gage defended the credentialing system.
NEW YORK (AP) — A teenager was killed in the Bronx in a barrage of gunfire that also wounded four other people, police said.
Armanis Valdez, 17, was shot in the chest at about 9 p.m. Saturday in a park behind a McDonald's on Webster Avenue, police said.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Nearly two years after a mass shooting at a municipal building in Virginia Beach, a prosecutor has determined the officers who fired on the gunman were justified in their use of deadly force.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Some members of New York’s congressional delegation aren’t happy with Syracuse’s decision to spend pandemic relief money on a mural celebrating local basketball legends.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As violence flares within Israel and on a day in which Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City killed at least 42 people Sunday, it was business as usual for a senior Israeli tourism official in Dubai as she promoted the country as a must-see destination for Muslim visitors.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Fentanyl overdoses, including by people taking pills falsely sold to them as Xanax or Percocet, are spreading across Georgia.
Officials say they have found clusters in the Savannah and Columbus areas after an initial set of cases was found mostly around Augusta.
ATLANTA — The immunologist who leads the COVID-19 response in the United States said Sunday that “the undeniable effects of racism” have led to unacceptable health disparities that especially hurt African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans during the pandemic.
LAKE ARROWHEAD, Calif. (AP) — Two people survived the crash of a single-engine plane in mountains east of Los Angeles, authorities said.
The Cessna 210 crashed Saturday afternoon in the Cedar Glen area of the San Bernardino Mountains, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A car hit a pole and a sign, then crashed into the garage of an Ohio home and caught fire, killing the driver, authorities said.
The Akron police department said the westbound car went out of control and struck a utility pole and a stop sign at 2:20 a.m.
NEW DELHI (AP) — A severe cyclone is roaring in the Arabian Sea off southwestern India with winds of up to 140 kph (87 mph), already causing heavy rains and flooding that have killed at least six people, officials said Sunday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police are investigating a shooting on the city's north side Saturday evening that left a young girl critically injured.
Authorities say the girl was jumping on a trampoline with other children when a person in a vehicle that was driving in an alley shot at a home.