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In this image from video released by the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office, Alec Baldwin stands in costume and speaks with investigators following a fatal shooting last year on a movie set in Santa Fe, N.M.
Sat, 11/12/2022 - 04:53

Baldwin on Friday sued people involved in handling and supplying the loaded gun that he was using when it fired, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins during a 2021 filming accident in New Mexico.

Left: U.S. President Joe Biden takes questions from reporters after he delivered remarks in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, DC on Wednesday. Right: Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Grand Hall in Beijing while welcoming German Chancelor Olaf Scholz on Nov. 4.
Sat, 11/12/2022 - 04:02

The meeting at the G20 in Indonesia will be their first in person since President Biden took office. Whether they can find common ground is a key question, and reflects the current state of relations.

Sat, 11/12/2022 - 04:00

Three new art books feature female subjects of every shape and hue from all over the world, doing the things that women have historically done — and also the things that men have historically done.

Maya Lin, in 1988, examining inverted water table being fabricated for the Civil Rights Memorial she designed to be installed in Montgomery, Alabama.
Sat, 11/12/2022 - 04:00

Heavily criticized 40 years ago for her Vietnam Veterans' Memorial design, the artist-architect-activist prefers to talk about her artistic process rather than her life

Comedian Gallagher smashes strawberry syrup and flour at the end of his performance at the Five Flags Theater in Dubuque, Iowa, on Nov. 18, 2006.
Sat, 11/12/2022 - 01:18

The man born Leo Anthony Gallagher Jr. built a nationwide following in the 1970s and '80s. He became increasingly controversial in recent years, chastised for racist and homophobic remarks.

Adrian Fontes on Sept. 22.
Fri, 11/11/2022 - 21:43

The Democrat narrowly beat Republican Mark Finchem, who has falsely called the 2020 election "irredeemably compromised."

Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., speaks during a news conference in Washington in July.
Fri, 11/11/2022 - 21:18

In bid for continued Senate majority, Democrat Sen. Mark Kelly wins re-election over Trump-backed Republican candidate Blake Masters.

Mark Robertson, Republican candidate in Nevada's 1st Congressional District, in Henderson in May.
Fri, 11/11/2022 - 20:40

Democratic Rep. Dina Titus has won reelection in Nevada's 1st Congressional District, holding on to a vulnerable House of Representatives seat for the party, according to the Associated Press.

Republican candidate for the House from Nevada, April Becker, speaks during a campaign event in Las Vegas in October.
Fri, 11/11/2022 - 20:37

Democratic Rep. Susie Lee has won reelection in Nevada's 3rd Congressional District, beating her challenger, Republican April Becker, in one of the most competitive House seats this cycle.

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo, the Nevada Republican candidate for governor, at a campaign rally in Reno, Nev., on Sept. 15, 2022.
Fri, 11/11/2022 - 20:01

Nevada's Democratic leader, Steve Sisolak, is the only governor to lose reelection so far this Nov. Joe Lombardo, a Republican, beat Sisolak in a state thought to be trending bluer.

A man with an arm injury and in need of urgent medical care, right, waves to fellow migrants before he is flown by helicopter by the French Army from the Ocean Viking rescue ship on Thursday. French authorities evacuated several migrants from the ship ahead of the ship docking in Toulon on Friday.
Fri, 11/11/2022 - 15:23

France allowed the Ocean Viking humanitarian ship to dock in the port of Toulon on Friday, after Italy's new far-right government refused to accept it. More than 200 migrants were aboard the ship.

Mamadou Thiam in Saint-Louis, Senegal on October 5.
Fri, 11/11/2022 - 15:21

The problem is as simple as it is devastating: the Atlantic Ocean is expanding into Senegal, and Saint-Louis is ground zero. Every year, the island loses a little bit of land to the sea.

An election worker arrives with ballots to be tabulated inside the Maricopa County recorder's office in Phoenix on Wednesday.
Fri, 11/11/2022 - 13:19

One big reason: Arizona voters dropped off hundreds of thousands of mail ballots on Election Day. Now comes the arduous task of processing and tallying those ballots.

Fri, 11/11/2022 - 12:21

Infantryman Robert Kotlowitz was one of only three in his platoon to survive an ill-advised attack on the Germans. Robert Williams served with the Tuskegee Airmen. Originally broadcast in '99 and '95.

Among the flowers left at the alleyway where more than 150 people were killed in a crowd crush, a poster references the time — 6:34 p.m. — when police received the first call warning of the dangerous crowd size, about four hours before the crush turned deadly.
Fri, 11/11/2022 - 12:00

The 55-year-old intelligence officer, identified only by his surname Jeong, had been accused of destroying evidence that police knew of the risk but took few measures to control the massive crowd.

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