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FILE - A woman is evacuated from the Bataclan concert hall after a shooting on Nov. 13, 2015 in Paris. The historic trial in Paris of 20 men suspected of critical roles in the Islamic State massacres that killed 130 people in 2015 has ended this week with verdicts against the defendants in France's worst peacetime attack expected on Wednesday June 29.

Lone surviving attacker in Paris massacre guilty of murder

FILE - A woman is evacuated from the Bataclan concert hall after a shooting on Nov. 13, 2015 in Paris. The historic trial in Paris of 20 men suspected of critical roles in the Islamic State massacres that killed 130 people in 2015 has ended this week with verdicts against the defendants in France's worst peacetime attack expected on Wednesday June 29.

June 29, 2022, 11:25am Latest News

The lone survivor of a team of Islamic State extremists was convicted Wednesday of murder and other charges and sentenced to life in prison without parole in the 2015 bombings and shootings across Paris that killed 130 people in the deadliest peacetime attacks in French history. Read story

FILE - A person is silhouetted against a wall as they look down at their cell phone outside the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center on July 29, 2021, in Los Angeles. With abortion now or soon to be illegal in over a dozen states and severely restricted in many more, Big Tech companies that vacuum up personal details of their users are facing new calls to limit that tracking and surveillance. One fear is that law enforcement or vigilantes could use those data troves against people seeking ways to end unwanted pregnancies.

EXPLAINER: Data privacy concerns emerge after Roe decision

FILE - A person is silhouetted against a wall as they look down at their cell phone outside the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center on July 29, 2021, in Los Angeles. With abortion now or soon to be illegal in over a dozen states and severely restricted in many more, Big Tech companies that vacuum up personal details of their users are facing new calls to limit that tracking and surveillance. One fear is that law enforcement or vigilantes could use those data troves against people seeking ways to end unwanted pregnancies.

June 29, 2022, 8:56am Business

With abortion now or soon to be illegal in over a dozen states and severely restricted in many more, Big Tech companies that collect personal details of their users are facing new calls to limit that tracking and surveillance. One fear is that law enforcement or vigilantes could use those… Read story

Pope Francis, greets Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and her husband, Paul Pelosi before celebrating a Mass on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Pelosi met with Pope Francis on Wednesday and received Communion during a papal Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, witnesses said, despite her position in support of abortion rights.

Pelosi receives Communion in Vatican amid abortion debate

Pope Francis, greets Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and her husband, Paul Pelosi before celebrating a Mass on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Pelosi met with Pope Francis on Wednesday and received Communion during a papal Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, witnesses said, despite her position in support of abortion rights.

June 29, 2022, 8:41am Churches & Religion

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with Pope Francis on Wednesday and received Communion during a papal Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, witnesses said, despite her position in support of abortion rights. Read story

Data breach exposes private info of all California concealed-carry permit holders

June 29, 2022, 8:37am Nation & World

A data breach has exposed the personal information of every person with a California permit to carry a concealed weapon, authorities said Tuesday. Read story

Probation department had not seen El Monte cop killer for months before deadly shootings

June 29, 2022, 8:35am Nation & World

Justin Flores was on probation the night he shot and killed two El Monte police officers. But his probation officer hadn’t seen him in person in more than six months. Read story

A man tours an exhibition to mark the 25th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule, in Hong Kong, Friday, June 24, 2022. Hong Kong authorities, citing "security reasons," have barred more than 10 journalists from covering events and ceremonies this week marking the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China, according to the Hong Kong Journalists Association.

Hong Kong bars some journalists from handover anniversary

A man tours an exhibition to mark the 25th anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule, in Hong Kong, Friday, June 24, 2022. Hong Kong authorities, citing "security reasons," have barred more than 10 journalists from covering events and ceremonies this week marking the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China, according to the Hong Kong Journalists Association.

June 29, 2022, 8:34am Nation & World

Hong Kong authorities, citing security reasons, have barred more than 13 journalists from covering events this week marking the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China, according to the Hong Kong Journalists Association and media reports. Read story

U.S. President Joe Biden waits for the start of a round table meeting at a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. North Atlantic Treaty Organization heads of state and government will meet for a NATO summit in Madrid from Tuesday through Thursday.

U.S. to boost military presence in Europe for Russia threat

U.S. President Joe Biden waits for the start of a round table meeting at a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. North Atlantic Treaty Organization heads of state and government will meet for a NATO summit in Madrid from Tuesday through Thursday.

June 29, 2022, 8:34am Nation & World

President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the U.S. will significantly increase its military presence in Europe for the long haul, including by establishing its first permanent presence in Poland, to bolster regional security after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Read story

FILE - John Wood, committee investigative staff counsel, for the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol hearing at the Capitol in Washington, June 16, 2022. Wood, an attorney working as a senior investigator for the U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection will leave the post amid calls urging him to run for a Missouri U.S. Senate seat as an independent. Wood's resignation is effective Friday.

Lawyer who left Jan. 6 panel seeking Missouri US Senate seat

FILE - John Wood, committee investigative staff counsel, for the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol hearing at the Capitol in Washington, June 16, 2022. Wood, an attorney working as a senior investigator for the U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection will leave the post amid calls urging him to run for a Missouri U.S. Senate seat as an independent. Wood's resignation is effective Friday.

June 29, 2022, 8:31am Nation & World

An attorney who held key roles in the George W. Bush administration and who left his post last week as a senior investigator for the U.S. House committee probing the Jan. 6 insurrection said Wednesday he is running for a Missouri U.S. Senate seat as an independent. Read story

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, walks out with his family in the background to declare victory to supporters during a Utah Republican primary-night party Tuesday, June 28, 2022, in South Jordan, Utah. Lee defeated two challengers in the primary.

Sen. Mike Lee brushes off opponents to win Utah GOP primary

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, walks out with his family in the background to declare victory to supporters during a Utah Republican primary-night party Tuesday, June 28, 2022, in South Jordan, Utah. Lee defeated two challengers in the primary.

June 29, 2022, 8:31am Nation & World

Sen. Mike Lee won Utah’s Republican primary Tuesday, brushing off attacks from two challengers who criticized him for his unwavering loyalty to former President Donald Trump and uncompromising lawmaking style. Read story

Tina Peters, a candidate for Colorado Secretary of State, recites the Pledge of Allegiance with supporters at her election watch party in Sedalia, Colo., Tuesday, June 28, 2022.

Colorado GOP voters reject indicted clerk for election post

Tina Peters, a candidate for Colorado Secretary of State, recites the Pledge of Allegiance with supporters at her election watch party in Sedalia, Colo., Tuesday, June 28, 2022.

June 29, 2022, 8:30am Nation & World

Colorado Republicans on Tuesday chose a former local official who pledged to keep politics out of running elections as their nominee for secretary of state over an indicted county clerk who gained national prominence by promoting conspiracy theories about voting machines. Read story