Nation
June 10

$15M awarded over eggs, embryos ruined at fertility clinic

A jury on Thursday awarded nearly $15 million to five people who lost eggs or embryos when a cryogenic storage tank failed at a fertility clinic.
Nation
June 10

Attorneys: Woman never saw a gun on man shot by task force

The woman who was in a vehicle when members of a federal U.S. Marshals Service task force fatally shot the driver last week said she never saw a gun on the man or in the vehicle, her attorneys said Thursday.
Business
June 10

Federal investigators to examine deadly Phoenix tanker crash

Federal safety officials said Thursday they will investigate a crash in which authorities said a milk tanker going too fast collided with seven passenger vehicles on a Phoenix freeway, killing four people and injuring at least nine.
Business
June 10

Energy Secretary says US wants 'responsible' lithium mining

Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm said the Biden administration wants to see lithium needed for electric cars to be mined "in a responsible way" that respects the environment and Native American tribes.
Business
June 10
This image provided by Biogen on Monday, June 7, 2021 shows a vial and packaging for the drug Aduhelm.

Medicare copays for new Alzheimer's drug could reach $11,500

A new $56,000-a-year Alzheimer's drug would raise Medicare premiums broadly, and some patients who are prescribed the medication could face copayments of about $11,500 annually, according to a research report published Thursday.
Sports
June 10

Judge rejects effort to return MLB All-Star Game to Georgia

A Manhattan judge on Thursday rejected an attempt to force Major League Baseball to return next month's All-Star Game to Atlanta.
Nation
June 10

Dog ejected from vehicle in Idaho crash found herding sheep

A pet dog who vanished for two days after being ejected from a vehicle during an accident has been found apparently doing the job it was bred to do — herding sheep.
Nation
June 10

Governor tours Arizona fires, calls for special session

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday called a special session of the state Legislature to boost wildfire funding as two large wildfires continue to burn in south-central Arizona.
Local
June 10

Small Minneapolis event eyes Klobuchar to help stop Line 3

About 100 people gathered at a Minneapolis park Thursday before marching to Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar's office to promote shutting down reconstruction of an aging oil pipeline in northern Minnesota.
Business
June 10

Yellowstone National Park unveils automated electric cars

Park officials have launched the first tests of electric vehicles in Yellowstone National Park that are capable of operating without drivers.
Nation
June 10

Democrats move to cover recall costs, speed up election date

Democratic leaders in the California Legislature announced Thursday the state would cover the estimated $215 million cost to stage an expected recall election that could oust Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office, potentially allowing the contest to be held at an earlier date this year.
Nation
June 10

California appeals court ruling upending assault weapons ban

California's governor denounced in starkly personal terms a federal judge's upending of the state's restrictions on assault weapons as officials announced the filing Thursday of a formal notice that they will appeal the decision.
Business
June 10

Fight over Canadian oil rages on after pipeline's demise

The Keystone XL is dead after a 12-year attempt to build the oil pipeline, yet the fight over Canadian crude rages on as emboldened environmentalists target other projects and pressure President Joe Biden to intervene — all while oil imports from the north keep rising.
Nation
June 10

1 injured, 7 detained after shootout outside Georgia mall

A shouting match led to dozens of gunshots and one person wounded Thursday at a mall southeast of Atlanta, authorities said.
Local
June 10

Republicans vote to extend land stewardship program 4 years

The Legislature's Republican-controlled budget committee on Thursday voted to extend Wisconsin's contentious land stewardship program for four years, rather than another decade as Democratic Gov. Tony Evers wanted.
Politics
June 10

US hits alleged financing ring linking Yemen rebels, Iran

The U.S. leveled sanctions Thursday against a Yemeni network that it claims was cooperating with Iran's Revolutionary Guard to illicitly transfer tens of millions of dollars to Yemen's Houthi rebels.
Nation
June 10

Legislators, students push for K-12 Asian American studies

When the Asian American Student Union at a Connecticut high school organized a Zoom call following the killing of six Asian women in Atlanta, senior Lily Feng thought maybe 10 or 15 classmates would attend. When she logged on, more than 50 people from her school were online. By the call's end, nearly 100 people had joined.
Politics
June 10

Rep. Omar says she wasn't equating US, Israel and terrorists

Rep. Ilhan Omar tried edging away Thursday from a bitter fight with Jewish Democratic lawmakers who'd accused her of likening the U.S. and Israel to Hamas and Afghanistan's Taliban, saying her remarks were "in no way equating terrorist organizations with democratic countries."
Business
June 10

New federal COVID-19 safety rules exempt most employers

The Biden administration has exempted most employers from long-awaited rules for protecting workers from the coronavirus, angering labor advocates who had spent more than a year lobbying for the protections.
Nation
June 10

Iowa governor questions migrant flights into Des Moines

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds complained in a letter sent Thursday that the federal government didn't notify her before flying migrant children into the Des Moines airport in April, then shuttling them to other cities as part of an effort to join them with relatives.