Nation
May 14

US report details church-state collusion on Native schools

A new Interior Department report on the legacy of boarding schools for Native Americans underscores how closely the U.S. government collaborated with churches to Christianize them as part of a project to sever them from their culture, their identities and ultimately their land.
Politics
May 14

Primaries spotlight coming battles over state supreme courts

The headliners for North Carolina's primary on Tuesday include Republicans challenging for an open U.S. Senate seat and candidates hoping to give the GOP a shot at veto-proof majorities in the Legislature.
Politics
May 14

4 Air Force cadets may not graduate due to vaccine refusal

Four cadets at the Air Force Academy may not graduate or be commissioned as military officers this month because they have refused the COVID-19 vaccine, and they may be required to pay back thousands of dollars in tuition costs, according to Air Force officials.
Sports
May 14

LEADING OFF: Astros aim to match team mark of 12 wins in row

A look at what's happening around the majors today:
Sports
May 14

Astros push winning streak to 11, roll past Nationals 6-1

Jose Altuve homered on the first pitch of the game, and Yordan Alvarez and Yuli Gurriel also went deep and the Houston Astros extended their winning streak to 11 games with a 6-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
Nation
May 13

AP Week in Pictures: Global

May 7-13, 2022
Business
May 13

GOP's new midterm attack: Blaming Biden for formula shortage

Republicans aiming to retake control of Congress have already sharpened a message centering around blaming Democrats for high inflation, expensive gas, migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and violent crime in some cities.
Nation
May 13

Today in History: May 14, Freedom Riders attacked

Today in History
Nation
May 13

Motion seeks bond for jailed rapper Young Thug, reports say

Attorneys for Young Thug, who was arrested this week under an indictment accusing him of co-founding a violent street gang, filed an emergency motion Friday seeking bond for the Atlanta rapper, calling his confinement "inhumane."
Business
May 13

Live updates | Zelenskyy: No one can predict length of war

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said although Ukrainians are doing everything they can to drive out the Russians, "no one today can predict how long this war will last."
Business
May 13
Trays of breast milk sit in containers in a cooler at the Mothers’ Milk Bank for distribution to babies Friday, May 13, 2022, at the foundation’s

Baby formula shortage fueling spike in milk bank interest

The U.S. baby formula shortage has sparked a surge of interest at milk banks around the U.S. with some mothers offering to donate breast milk and desperate parents calling to see if it's a solution to keep their babies fed.
Business
May 13

Menaced by flames, nuclear lab peers into future of wildfire

Public schools were closed and evacuation bags packed this week as a stubborn wildfire crept within a few miles of the city of Los Alamos and its companion U.S. national security lab — where assessing apocalyptic threats is a specialty and wildland fire is a beguiling equation.
Business
May 13

SpaceX launches Starlink satellites from California

A SpaceX rocket carried 53 satellites for the Starlink internet constellation into orbit Friday after blasting off from California.
Nation
May 13

Search continues for Texas inmate who escaped prison bus

Authorities were searching Friday for a Texas inmate serving a life sentence for murder who escaped from a transport bus after stabbing the driver.
Politics
May 13

Biden names envoy to SE Asia bloc, stressing US attention

President Joe Biden on Friday announced he's nominating one of his top national security aides as ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, aiming to underscore his administration's commitment to the Pacific region.
Nation
May 13

Dallas police: Shooting at Koreatown salon may be hate crime

Dallas' police chief said Friday that a shooting that injured three women in a hair salon in the city's Koreatown might have been a hate crime as he announced that it could be connected to two other shootings at businesses run by Asian Americans.
Nation
May 13

Mother of 2 dead babies found decades ago enters Alford plea

A woman accused in the case of two dead infants found decades ago in South Carolina, including a baby girl who later became known as "Julie Valentine," has entered an Alford plea to three charges.
Nation
May 13

Renovated NYC museum hall showcases Indigenous perspectives

In his first visit to the American Museum of Natural History, Morgan Guerin had a list. Not of things he wanted to check out, though — a list of things that he hated.
Nation
May 13

Records: 2 people in execution knew drugs hadn't been tested

At least two people connected to a Tennessee execution that was abruptly put on hold last month knew the night before that the lethal injection drugs the state planned to use hadn't undergone some required testing, newly released records show.
Nation
May 13

Pandemic-era asylum limits in hands of federal judge

An attorney arguing for 24 states urged a federal judge Friday to block Biden administration plans to lift pandemic-related restrictions on migrants requesting asylum, saying the decision was made without sufficient consideration on the effects the move could have on public health and law enforcement.