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Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., listens during a House Oversight and Reform Committee regarding the on Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 12, 2021.

Growing number in GOP downplay Jan. 6 breach

Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., listens during a House Oversight and Reform Committee regarding the on Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 12, 2021.

May 15, 2021, 6:03am Nation & World

WASHINGTON — What insurrection? Read story

Lee Jenkins (left) and Diane Andrews (right) of North Texas traveled to the Capitol Jan.

‘Skewed and out of whack’: Right-wing extremism flourishes in North Texas suburbs

Lee Jenkins (left) and Diane Andrews (right) of North Texas traveled to the Capitol Jan.

May 14, 2021, 6:30pm Nation & World

McKINNEY, Texas — Mayor George Fuller is troubled by what he sees and hears in this conservative Dallas suburb. Read story

The mother of Yazan Al-zaharna, 9, comforts him as he rests at the Shifa hospital in Gaza City, Thursday, May 13, 2021, where he is receiving treatment for wounds caused by a May 10 Israeli strike that hit a nearby his family house in town of Jabaliya. Just weeks ago, the Gaza Strip's feeble health care system was struggling with a runaway surge of coronavirus cases. Now doctors across the crowded coastal enclave are trying to keep up with a very different crisis: blast and shrapnel wounds, cuts and amputations.

Beset by virus, Gaza’s hospitals now struggle with wounded

The mother of Yazan Al-zaharna, 9, comforts him as he rests at the Shifa hospital in Gaza City, Thursday, May 13, 2021, where he is receiving treatment for wounds caused by a May 10 Israeli strike that hit a nearby his family house in town of Jabaliya. Just weeks ago, the Gaza Strip's feeble health care system was struggling with a runaway surge of coronavirus cases. Now doctors across the crowded coastal enclave are trying to keep up with a very different crisis: blast and shrapnel wounds, cuts and amputations.

May 14, 2021, 2:45pm Nation & World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Just weeks ago, the Gaza Strip’s feeble health system was struggling with a runaway surge of coronavirus cases. Authorities cleared out hospital operating rooms, suspended nonessential care and redeployed doctors to patients having difficulty breathing. Read story

This photo provided by Chaffee County Sheriff's Office shows Barry Morphew.  Morphew was arrested in connection with the disappearance of his wife, Suzanne Morphew, as the result of an ongoing investigation that has so far involved over 135 searches across Colorado and the interviews of over 400 people in multiple states, Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze said, Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

Colorado man suspected in wife’s death cast ballot for her

This photo provided by Chaffee County Sheriff's Office shows Barry Morphew.  Morphew was arrested in connection with the disappearance of his wife, Suzanne Morphew, as the result of an ongoing investigation that has so far involved over 135 searches across Colorado and the interviews of over 400 people in multiple states, Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze said, Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

May 14, 2021, 11:56am Nation & World

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man suspected in the death of his wife who disappeared on Mother’s Day 2020 is also accused of submitting a fraudulent vote on her behalf for Donald Trump in November’s presidential election, newly released court documents show. Read story

FILE - In this May 13, 2021, file photo, May 13, 2021, visitors walk without masks on the pier in Santa Monica, Calif. A number of states immediately embraced new guidelines from the CDC that say fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks indoors or out in most situations. But other states - and some businesses -- are taking a wait-and-see attitude.

States, business sort out what new CDC mask guidance means

FILE - In this May 13, 2021, file photo, May 13, 2021, visitors walk without masks on the pier in Santa Monica, Calif. A number of states immediately embraced new guidelines from the CDC that say fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks indoors or out in most situations. But other states - and some businesses -- are taking a wait-and-see attitude.

May 14, 2021, 11:54am Health

Several states immediately and enthusiastically embraced new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention t hat say fully vaccinated Americans no longer need to wear masks indoors or out in most situations. Read story

‘Foot soldiers’ of Birmingham to BLM: ‘Keep on keeping on’

May 14, 2021, 11:48am Nation & World

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Charles Avery had barely started marching when police arrested him, forced him into a police vehicle and took him to jail for participating in landmark civil rights protests that helped change the nation in 1963. He spent days in custody and then lived decades haunted by a… Read story

Ex-Army Green Beret gets 15 years for Russian espionage

May 14, 2021, 11:46am Nation & World

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A former Army Green Beret who admitted divulging military secrets to Russia over a 15-year period was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison Friday on espionage charges. Read story

A gas pump at a gas station in Silver Spring, Md., is out of service, notifying customers they are out of fuel, late Thursday, May 13, 2021. Motorists found gas pumps shrouded in plastic bags at tapped-out service stations across more than a dozen U.S. states Thursday while the operator of the nation's largest gasoline pipeline reported making "substantial progress" in resolving the computer hack-induced shutdown responsible for the empty tanks.

Gas crunch from cyberattack intensifies in nation’s capital

A gas pump at a gas station in Silver Spring, Md., is out of service, notifying customers they are out of fuel, late Thursday, May 13, 2021. Motorists found gas pumps shrouded in plastic bags at tapped-out service stations across more than a dozen U.S. states Thursday while the operator of the nation's largest gasoline pipeline reported making "substantial progress" in resolving the computer hack-induced shutdown responsible for the empty tanks.

May 14, 2021, 11:42am Nation & World

Gas shortages at the pumps have spread from the South, all but emptying stations in Washington, D.C., following a ransomware cyberattack that forced a shutdown of the nation’s largest gasoline pipeline. Though the pipeline operator paid a ransom, restoring service was taking time. Read story

Vandenberg Air Force Base to be renamed Space Force Base

May 14, 2021, 11:39am Nation & World

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base will be renamed as a U.S. Space Force Base on Friday. Read story

Palestinians take shelter provided by the U.N. at a school after fleeing their homes from the overnight Israeli heavy missile strikes on their neighborhoods in the outskirts of Gaza City, Friday, May 14, 2021.

Deaths rise as Palestinians flee Israeli fire in Gaza

Palestinians take shelter provided by the U.N. at a school after fleeing their homes from the overnight Israeli heavy missile strikes on their neighborhoods in the outskirts of Gaza City, Friday, May 14, 2021.

May 14, 2021, 11:20am Latest News

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinians grabbed their children and belongings and fled neighborhoods on the outskirts of Gaza City on Friday as Israel unleashed a heavy barrage of tank fire and airstrikes. Israel said it was clearing a network of militant tunnels. Read story