Israel strike in Gaza destroys building with AP, other media
An Israeli airstrike has destroyed a high-rise building that housed The Associated Press' offices in the Gaza Strip
Back-to-back tornadoes kill 12 in China; over 300 injuredBack-to-back tornadoes have killed 12 people in central and eastern China and left more than 300 others injured
UK races to test, vaccinate as virus variant threatens plansBritain is deploying public health officials, supported by the army, to distribute coronavirus tests door-to-door in two northern England towns in an effort to contain a fast-spreading variant that threatens lockdown-easing plans
Man finds quiet life along river after 20 years in prisonCARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Dwight J. Violette's life is a lot quieter now - it has been for the last 16 years. The 71-year-old Carbondale man often finds himself seated next to the lazily-flowing Big Muddy River off Route 51 near Carbondale.
'Get vaccinated -- or wear a mask until you do': Vaccinated can largely ditch masks, CDC saysIn a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people on Thursday, allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and in most indoor settings.
House GOP elects Trump defender Elise Stefanik to No. 3 postRepublicans vaulted Rep. Elise Stefanik into the ranks of House leadership Friday, electing an ardent Donald Trump defender in hopes of calming their searing civil war over the deposed Rep. Liz Cheney's unremitting combat with the former president.
Nurses, nonprofits, others take vaccine to homebound peopleAs interest dwindles in mass coronavirus vaccination sites in the U.S., local health offices and other providers are ramping up efforts to find and reach homebound people who can't travel for a shot
California tree trimmer charged in deadly throat-slashingsA tree trimmer in rural Northern California has been charged in throat-slashing serial killings that left three people dead
Amazon seeks to hire 75,000; offers $100 to vaccinated hiresAmazon is seeking to hire 75,000 people in a tight job market and is offering bonuses to attract workers, including $100 for new hires who are already vaccinated for COVID-19
Naperville police arrest boy, 15, in downtown stabbingNaperville police have arrested a 15-year-old boy in the Friday night stabbing of another juvenile during a fight in downtown Naperville.
China cancels Everest climbs over fears of virus from NepalChina has canceled attempts to climb Mount Everest from its side of the world's highest peak because of fears of importing COVID-19 cases from neighboring Nepal
- 9:29 AMEthiopia again delays its national election amid deadly ethnic tensions, other challenges; no new date set
- 9:28 AMAP statement on Israeli attack on building housing AP office
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- 8:47 AMIndiana sees big cost jump with new prison medical contract
- 8:37 AMHeart study: Low- and regular-dose aspirin safe, effective
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People showed their concern for the environment and their lost classmates in The Week in Pictures photo gallery for May 1-7, 2021.
Images:Through the Film Magnifier: Frontier Days, Bill Veeck, PeeWee Football, The Cellar nightclub and more