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People march to the scene of a shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., Sunday, May 15, 2022.

Buffalo shooter targeted Black neighborhood, officials say

People march to the scene of a shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., Sunday, May 15, 2022.

May 15, 2022, 2:20pm Latest News

The white 18-year-old who shot and killed 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket had researched the local demographics and arrived in the area a day in advance to conduct reconnaissance with the “express purpose” of killing as many Black people as possible, officials said Sunday. Read story

U.S. set to remove 5 groups from foreign terrorism blacklist

May 15, 2022, 1:12pm Nation & World

The United States is poised to remove five extremist groups, all believed to be defunct, from its list of foreign terrorist organizations, including several that once posed significant threats, killing hundreds if not thousands of people across Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Read story

Hendrik Wuest (CDU), Minister President of North Rhine-Westphalia, stands in the polling station and puts his ballot paper into the ballot box in Rhede, Germany, Sunday, May 15, 2022.. The election for the 18th state parliament takes place in North Rhine-Westphalia on Sunday. Around 13.2 million people are called to the polls.

Blow for Scholz as conservatives win key German state vote

Hendrik Wuest (CDU), Minister President of North Rhine-Westphalia, stands in the polling station and puts his ballot paper into the ballot box in Rhede, Germany, Sunday, May 15, 2022.. The election for the 18th state parliament takes place in North Rhine-Westphalia on Sunday. Around 13.2 million people are called to the polls.

May 15, 2022, 1:11pm Nation & World

Voters backed the incumbent conservative governor and dealt a blow to Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s Social Democrats on Sunday in Germany’s most populous state, projections based on partial counts showed. Read story

People watch a TV screen showing a news report about the COVID-19 outbreak in North Korea, at a train station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, May 14, 2022. North Korea on Saturday reported 21 new deaths and 174,440 more people with fever symptoms as the country scrambles to slow the spread of COVID-19 across its unvaccinated population.

North Korea reports 15 more suspected COVID-19 deaths

People watch a TV screen showing a news report about the COVID-19 outbreak in North Korea, at a train station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, May 14, 2022. North Korea on Saturday reported 21 new deaths and 174,440 more people with fever symptoms as the country scrambles to slow the spread of COVID-19 across its unvaccinated population.

May 15, 2022, 1:08pm Latest News

North Korea has confirmed 15 more deaths and hundreds of thousands of additional patients with fevers as it mobilizes more than a million health and other workers to try to suppress the country’s first COVID-19 outbreak, state media reported Sunday. Read story

A haze of wildfire smoke hangs over the Upper Rio Grande valley behind the mesa-top city of Los Alamos, N.M., on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Public schools and many businesses were closed as a wildfire crept closer to the city and companion national security laboratory. Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory are using supercomputers and ingenuity to improve wildfire forecasting and forest management amid drought and climate change in the American West.

Low winds may help crews control huge New Mexico wildfire

A haze of wildfire smoke hangs over the Upper Rio Grande valley behind the mesa-top city of Los Alamos, N.M., on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Public schools and many businesses were closed as a wildfire crept closer to the city and companion national security laboratory. Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory are using supercomputers and ingenuity to improve wildfire forecasting and forest management amid drought and climate change in the American West.

May 15, 2022, 12:49pm Latest News

Crews fighting the second-largest wildfire in New Mexico’s history are trying to take advantage of several days of mild winds to gain control over a fire that had charred more than 450 square miles by Sunday. Read story

Sandy Vogel raised her family in this home in the Coronado Pointe neighborhood, but it was completely destroyed, save for a bird house from the front yard tree, after at least 20 homes in Laguna Niguel, California, were destroyed by fire, on Thursday, May 12, 2022.

Wind, embers and defensible space: The science of destruction in Laguna Niguel

Sandy Vogel raised her family in this home in the Coronado Pointe neighborhood, but it was completely destroyed, save for a bird house from the front yard tree, after at least 20 homes in Laguna Niguel, California, were destroyed by fire, on Thursday, May 12, 2022.

May 15, 2022, 12:45pm Nation & World

The weather conditions were unremarkable for coastal Orange County, and even a bit pleasant: Mild temperatures, relatively moist air and a seasonal onshore breeze. Read story

Christian Orthodox worshippers and nuns attend a service at Archangel Saint Michael monastery, in Odesa, Ukraine, Sunday, May 15, 2022. Almost three months after Russia shocked the world by invading Ukraine, its military faces a bogged-down war.

Small wins buoy Ukraine; West says Russians losing momentum

Christian Orthodox worshippers and nuns attend a service at Archangel Saint Michael monastery, in Odesa, Ukraine, Sunday, May 15, 2022. Almost three months after Russia shocked the world by invading Ukraine, its military faces a bogged-down war.

May 15, 2022, 12:34pm Latest News

Almost three months after Russia shocked the world by invading Ukraine, its military faces a bogged-down war, the prospect of a bigger NATO and an opponent buoyed Sunday by wins on and off the battlefield. Read story

The body of a 47-foot male sperm whale lies on the dock of Robbie's Marina in Stock Island Wednesday, May 11, 2022. The mammal was found beached near Mud Key, about 15 miles northeast of Key West, the day before.

What killed the whales? Two found dead off the Florida Keys, and one towed to a marina

The body of a 47-foot male sperm whale lies on the dock of Robbie's Marina in Stock Island Wednesday, May 11, 2022. The mammal was found beached near Mud Key, about 15 miles northeast of Key West, the day before.

May 15, 2022, 6:20am Nation & World

Two sperm whales died within seven days of each other in the Florida Keys, according to state and federal officials. Read story

‘A race to the bottom’: New bill aims to limit frenzy of well drilling on California farms

May 15, 2022, 6:17am Nation & World

In farming areas across Calfornia’s Central Valley, a well-drilling frenzy has accelerated over the last year as growers turn to pumping more groundwater during the drought, even as falling water levels leave hundreds of nearby homes with dry wells. Read story

States band together to block immigration policy

May 15, 2022, 6:05am Nation & World

On the morning of April 28, Texas Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton filed his 11th immigration-related lawsuit against the Biden administration, submitting his paperwork before a U.S. District Court judge in the panhandle city of Amarillo and then issuing a news release about it. Read story