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Former President Donald Trump kicked off his 2024 White House bid with stops Saturday in New Hampshire and South Carolina, events in early-voting states marking the first campaign appearances since announcing his latest run more than two months ago.

By HOLLY RAMER and JILL COLVIN, Associated Press January 29, 2023
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The Memphis police chief on Saturday disbanded the city's so-called Scorpion unit, reversing an earlier statement that she would keep it intact and citing a "cloud of dishonor" from the officers who beat Tyre Nichols to death.

By ADRIAN SAINZ Associated Press January 28, 2023
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For the second time this month, House Republicans have advanced a measure to restrict presidential use of the nation's emergency oil stockpile — a proposal that has already drawn a White House veto threat.

By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press January 28, 2023
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The Federal Reserve's preferred inflation gauge eased further in December, and consumer spending fell — the latest evidence that the Fed's series of interest rate hikes are slowing the economy.

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER Associated Press January 28, 2023
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A strong week for Wall Street closed out with modest gains Friday, sending the stock market to its highest level since early December.

By STAN CHOE and DAMIAN J. TROISE Associated Press January 28, 2023
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The fallout from the shooting of a teacher by a 6-year-old student in Virginia has prompted a staff shakeup in the Newport News school district.

By DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press January 27, 2023
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Amazon is axing free grocery delivery for Prime members on orders less than $150.

By HALELUYA HADERO Associated Press January 27, 2023
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On most weekends, Tyre Nichols would head to the city park, train his camera on the sky and wait for the sun to set.

By ADAM BEAM, TRAVIS LOLLER and CLAIRE GALOFARO Associated Press January 27, 2023
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Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel won her bid Friday to lead the GOP for two more years, prevailing in an election that highlighted fierce internal divisions that threaten to plague the party into the next presidential season.

By STEVE PEOPLES, AP National Political Writer January 27, 2023
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Alex Murdaugh's comments to police about his whereabouts around the time his wife and son were fatally shot may not have been accurate, according to video evidence presented by prosecutors Friday at the South Carolina attorney’s murder trial.

By JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press January 27, 2023
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Nichole Mason first became concerned when she learned administrators at her children's public school were allowing transgender students to use girls' bathrooms. Her frustrations mounted when she felt her children's next school went too far with how they enforced COVID regulations during the pandemic.

By SAM METZ and HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press January 27, 2023
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Auschwitz-Birkenau survivors and other mourners commemorated the 78th anniversary Friday of the Nazi German death camp's liberation, some expressing horror that war has again shattered peace in Europe and the lesson of Never Again is being forgotten.

By VANESSA GERA, Associated Press January 27, 2023
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Billy Packer, an Emmy award-winning college basketball broadcaster who covered 34 Final Fours for NBC and CBS, died Thursday. He was 82.

By STEVE REED Associated Press January 26, 2023
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Shaking a traditional rattle, Brazil’s incoming head of Indigenous affairs recently walked through every corner of the agency’s headquarters — even its coffee room — as she invoked help from ancestors during a ritual cleansing.

By FABIANO MAISONNAVE and DIANE JEANTET, Associated Press January 26, 2023
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Andrew Tate, the influential internet personality who is detained in Romania on suspicion of organized crime and human trafficking, appeared at prosecutors' offices on Thursday for a second day as forensic examinations continue of digital devices that have been confiscated in the case, an official said.

By ANDREEA ALEXANDRU and STEPHEN McGRATH, Associated Press January 26, 2023
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Pope Francis says he hasn't considered issuing norms to regulate future papal resignations and plans to continue for as long as he can as bishop of Rome, despite a wave of criticism from some top-ranking conservative cardinals and bishops about his papal priorities.

By NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press January 25, 2023
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A woman has filed a lawsuit accusing former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson of raping her sometime in the early 1990s after she met him at a nightclub in Albany, New York.

By KAREN MATTHEWS, Associated Press January 25, 2023
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Microsoft said it's seeing some improvement to problems with its online services including the Teams messaging platform and Outlook email system after users around the world reported outages Wednesday.

By Associated Press January 25, 2023
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A judge on Tuesday ordered a man released from prison immediately after his attorneys presented new evidence and argued that he didn’t commit the crimes he was convicted of and spent more than 20 years locked up for: the 1991 murder, kidnapping and sexual assault of a woman visiting Hawaii.

By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press January 25, 2023
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Amazon is adding a prescription drug discount program to its growing health care business.

By TOM MURPHY and HALELUYA HADERO, Associated Press January 24, 2023
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As the fine-dining chef at a suburban high school gave samples of his newest recipes, junior Anahi Nava Flores critiqued a baguette sandwich with Toscano salami, organic Monterey Jack, arugula and a scratch-made basil spread: “This pesto aioli is good!"

By JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press January 24, 2023
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Investigators searching for a motive Monday in the worst mass shooting in Los Angeles County history said the gunman was previously arrested for illegally possessing a firearm, had a rifle at home, hundreds of rounds of ammunition and appeared to be manufacturing gun silencers.

By AMY TAXIN, STEFANIE DAZIO, TERRY TANG and BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press January 24, 2023
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A dozen people were injured in a Baton Rouge nightclub shooting, authorities in Louisiana said Sunday.

By SARA CLINE, Associated Press January 23, 2023
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Authorities searched for a motive for the gunman who killed 10 people at a Los Angeles-area ballroom dance club during Lunar New Year celebrations, slayings that sent a wave of fear through Asian American communities and cast a shadow over festivities nationwide.

By AMY TAXIN and DAMIAN DOVARGANES, Associated Press January 23, 2023
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Vice President Kamala Harris railed against efforts in Washington and in Republican-led states to restrict abortion on what would have been the 50th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, invoking fundamental American values such as freedom to make the case for protecting abortion access despite the Supreme Court's decision to eliminate constitutional protections for it.

By CHRIS MEGERIAN and SEUNG MIN KIM, Associated Press January 23, 2023

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