Nation
July 10

AP PHOTOS: Scenes from Alec Baldwin's 'Rust' shooting trial

Nearly three years after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot and killed on the New Mexico set of the film ''Rust,'' Alec Baldwin's trial over her death has begun.
Nation
July 10
Ukrainian refugee Mariia Hlyten holds a sign outside the NATO summit in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2024. Hlyten joined a group of about eight dem

Ukraine is on an 'irreversible' path to NATO. But only after war with Russia ends

The 32-members of NATO on Wednesday formally declared Ukraine on an ''irreversible'' path to membership in the Western military alliance, offering a bare but more binding assurance of protection once its war with Russia ends.
Nation
July 10

In international debut, new UK PM Starmer offers strong support for Ukraine at NATO summit

Newly elected British Prime Minister Keir Starmer made his maiden appearance on the international stage Wednesday with a strong signal of support for Ukraine and a pat on the back from President Joe Biden as they met on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Washington.
Nation
July 10

His brother was found dead, his mother was arrested, then this baby was found crawling by a highway

A Louisiana sheriff says a 1-year-old ''miracle baby'' survived two days of sometimes stormy weather before a truck driver spotted him crawling along a roadside the day after his 4-year-old brother was found dead and his mother was arrested in Mississippi.
Nation
July 10

Congress OKs bill overhauling oversight of troubled federal Bureau of Prisons

The Senate passed legislation Wednesday to overhaul oversight and bring greater transparency to the crisis-plagued federal Bureau of Prisons following reporting from The Associated Press that exposed systemic corruption in the federal prison system and increased congressional scrutiny.
Nation
July 10
Actor Alec Baldwin listens during his hearing in Santa Fe County District Court, Wednesday, July 10, 2024, in Santa Fe, N.M. Baldwin is facing a singl

Alec Baldwin's involuntary manslaughter trial starts with witnesses recalling chaotic set shooting

A defense attorney told jurors Wednesday that the shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was an ''unspeakable tragedy'' but that '' Alec Baldwin committed no crime; he was an actor, acting.''
Nation
July 10

Pilot killed when firefighting plane crashes into Montana reservoir while scooping up water

The pilot died when a single-engine firefighting aircraft crashed into a Montana reservoir Wednesday afternoon while scooping up water to fight a nearby blaze, officials said.
Nation
July 10
Guitarist Josh Klinghoffer performed with the Red Hot Chili Peppers at Target Center on Tuesday night.

Ex-Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist sued for wrongful death in alleged fatal collision

Ex-Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer is being sued for wrongful death and negligence after allegedly hitting and killing a pedestrian earlier this year.
Nation
July 10

NATO allies call China a 'decisive enabler' of Russia's war in Ukraine

In their most serious rebuke against Beijing, NATO allies on Wednesday called China a ''decisive enabler'' of Russia's war against Ukraine and expressed concerns over Beijing's nuclear arsenal and its capabilities in space.
Nation
July 10

Man sentenced to 4-plus years in death of original 'Mickey Mouse Club' cast member

A man charged in the death of Dennis Day, an original cast member on Walt Disney's ''Mickey Mouse Club'' television program in the 1950s, has been sentenced to just over four years in prison after entering a modified guilty plea this week.
Nation
July 10

Louisiana lawmakers work to address 'silent danger' of thousands of dead and beetle-infested trees

Dead pine trees, weakened by last summer's drought and hungry beetles, are a major public safety concern for Louisiana residents, with fears that fragile tree limbs may come crashing down on homes, roads, power lines and businesses without warning, officials say.
Nation
July 10

Blown landing-gear tire causes a flight delay at Tampa International Airport; no injuries reported

A blown landing-gear tire caused a delay for American Airlines passengers heading from Tampa to Phoenix Wednesday morning.
Business
July 10

Russia declares newspaper The Moscow Times 'undesirable' amid crackdown on criticism

The Russian prosecutor general's office on Wednesday declared The Moscow Times, an online newspaper popular among Russia's expatriate community, as an ''undesirable organization.''
Nation
July 10

The Latest: First Senate Democrat and more House Democrats call for Biden's withdrawal

President Joe Biden, facing pressure from within his own party to abandon his reelection campaign, is set to meet Wednesday with the executive council of the AFL-CIO, America's largest federation of trade unions as he tries to make the case that his record in office matters more than his age. The 81-year-old Biden is also taking part in the NATO summit and looking to use the organization's 75th-anniversary meeting as a way to spotlight support for Ukraine in its fight against Russia and to reset his stumbling campaign.
Nation
July 10

Calls for justice grow in death of Black man outside Milwaukee hotel as GOP convention approaches

Calls for justice in the death of a Black man who was pinned to the ground during a struggle with security guards at a Milwaukee hotel are growing as thousands of GOP supporters and protesters are expected to gather in the city for the Republican National Convention.
Nation
July 10
Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., participates in a ceremonial swearing-in for Rep. Michael Rulli, R-Ohio, on Capitol Hill Tuesday, June 25, 2

House passes GOP bill requiring proof of citizenship to vote, boosting election-year talking point

The House on Wednesday passed a proof-of-citizenship requirement for voter registration, a proposal Republicans have prioritized as an election-year talking point even as research shows noncitizens illegally registering and casting ballots in federal elections is exceptionally rare.
Nation
July 10

NYPD recruit dies following medical episode at Bronx training facility, just days before graduation

A New York City police recruit died Wednesday after suffering an apparent medical episode at a training facility in the Bronx, just days before he was set to graduate as an officer.
Nation
July 10
A still image from a Senate Judiciary Committee video shows Joshua Kindred at his confirmation hearing at the U.S. Senate.

Trump-appointed judge in Alaska resigns over sexual misconduct, leaving only 1 judge in state

A U.S. District Court judge in Alaska has resigned and could face impeachment after having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a clerk who later became an assistant U.S. Attorney and then repeatedly lying about it to investigators, a judicial investigation found.
Business
July 10

Up to two new offshore wind projects are proposed for New Jersey. A third seeks to re-bid its terms

Up to two additional offshore wind projects were proposed for the New Jersey coast Wednesday, and the developers of a third project that already has preliminary approval sought to re-bid its terms.
Nation
July 10

Woman sentenced to 35 years to life for slaying of Hollywood consultant in Los Angeles

A woman who pleaded guilty to killing entertainment consultant and social justice advocate Michael Latt was sentenced to 35 years to life in prison on Wednesday.

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