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U.S. national security adviser, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince meet to discuss ‘semi-final’ security deal

May 19, 2024, 2:26pm Nation & World

President Joe Biden's national security adviser met early Sunday with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to discuss what the kingdom described as the “semi-final” version of a wide-ranging security agreement between the countries. Read story

President Joe Biden, left, stands with valedictorian DeAngelo Jeremiah Fletcher at the Morehouse College commencement Sunday, May 19, 2024, in Atlanta.

Biden tells Morehouse graduates that he hears their voices of protest over the war in Gaza

President Joe Biden, left, stands with valedictorian DeAngelo Jeremiah Fletcher at the Morehouse College commencement Sunday, May 19, 2024, in Atlanta.

May 19, 2024, 1:53pm Nation & World

President Joe Biden on Sunday told Morehouse College graduates during his commencement speech that he heard their voices of protest over the Israel-Hamas war, and that scenes from the conflict in Gaza have been heartbreaking. Read story

Dominicans vote in general elections with eyes on crisis in neighboring Haiti

May 19, 2024, 1:51pm Nation & World

Voters in the Dominican Republic cast ballots Sunday in general elections likely to reinforce the government's crackdown on its shared border with Haiti and the hundreds of thousands of people fleeing the violence-stricken nation. Read story

Flash floods due to unusually heavy seasonal rains kill at least 68 people in Afghanistan

May 19, 2024, 1:31pm Nation & World

Flash floods from heavy seasonal rains have killed at least 68 people in Afghanistan, Taliban officials said Saturday, adding the death toll was based on preliminary reports. Read story

Palestinians look at the destruction after an Israeli strike on a residential building in Nuseirat Refugee Camp, Gaza Strip, Sunday, May 19, 2024.

Airstrike kills 27 in central Gaza and fighting rages as Israel’s leaders are increasingly divided

Palestinians look at the destruction after an Israeli strike on a residential building in Nuseirat Refugee Camp, Gaza Strip, Sunday, May 19, 2024.

May 19, 2024, 12:18pm Latest News

An Israeli airstrike killed 27 people in central Gaza, mostly women and children, and fighting with Hamas raged across the north on Sunday as Israel's leaders aired divisions over who should govern Gaza after the war, now in its eighth month. Read story

America’s first Black astronaut candidate finally goes to space 60 years later on Bezos rocket

May 19, 2024, 11:48am Latest News

America’s first Black astronaut candidate finally rocketed into space 60 years later, flying with Jeff Bezos’ rocket company on Sunday. Read story

A pro-choice demonstrator yells after chaining himself to the temporary security fencing outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on June 6, 2022.

Doctors saw younger men seeking vasectomies after Roe v. Wade was overturned

A pro-choice demonstrator yells after chaining himself to the temporary security fencing outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on June 6, 2022.

May 19, 2024, 6:05am Health

Kori Thompson had long wrestled with the idea of having a child. Read story

FILE - Police clear the area following a shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs NFL football Super Bowl celebration in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024. Three men from Kansas City, Mo.,, face firearms charges, including gun trafficking, after an investigation into the mass shooting during the Kansas City Chiefs&rsquo; Super Bowl parade and rally, federal prosecutors said Wednesday, March 13, 2024.

Three people shot at Super Bowl parade grapple with bullets left in their bodies

FILE - Police clear the area following a shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs NFL football Super Bowl celebration in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024. Three men from Kansas City, Mo.,, face firearms charges, including gun trafficking, after an investigation into the mass shooting during the Kansas City Chiefs&rsquo; Super Bowl parade and rally, federal prosecutors said Wednesday, March 13, 2024.

May 19, 2024, 6:00am Health

James Lemons, 39, wants the bullet removed from his thigh so he can go back to work. Read story

Rebecca Schaeffer&Ccedil;&fnof;&Ugrave;s mother, Danna, right, hugs Deputy Dist. Atty. Marcia Clark after the verdict for Robert John Bardo was announced.

A young actress, an obsessed stalker and a Hollywood murder that changed America

Rebecca Schaeffer&Ccedil;&fnof;&Ugrave;s mother, Danna, right, hugs Deputy Dist. Atty. Marcia Clark after the verdict for Robert John Bardo was announced.

May 19, 2024, 6:00am Latest News

The prosecutor was studying the killer’s confession, trying to understand what was wrong with it. In her first few viewings of the videotape, Marcia Clark had the gnawing sense that he was lying. She took careful notes. She watched to the end, rewound and watched again. Read story

The effort to &Ccedil;&fnof;&uacute;end child trafficking&Ccedil;&fnof;&ugrave; was big and bold surrounding the Madonna of the Trail statue in Upland, California, on July 30, 2020.

Human trafficking advocates insist exploited children shouldn’t be treated like criminals

The effort to &Ccedil;&fnof;&uacute;end child trafficking&Ccedil;&fnof;&ugrave; was big and bold surrounding the Madonna of the Trail statue in Upland, California, on July 30, 2020.

May 19, 2024, 6:00am Nation & World

Picture a boy, maybe 15 or so, selling drugs or stealing cars or breaking into a department store and running out with everything he can get his hands on. Read story