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MLB owners lock out players, 1st work stoppage since 1995

MLB owners lock out players, 1st work stoppage since 1995

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Major League Baseball plunged into its first work stoppage in a quarter-century when the sport’s collective bargaining agreement expired Wednesday night and owners immediately locked out players in a move that threatens spring tr
US defense chief slams China's drive for hypersonic weapons

US defense chief slams China's drive for hypersonic weapons

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. defense chief says that China’s pursuit of hypersonic weapons “increases tensions in the region.

Japan retracts new flight bookings ban after criticisms

TOKYO (AP) — Japan says it has retracted a ban on new bookings on incoming international flights to defend against the new variant of the coronavirus only a day after the policy was announced.
WTA to AP: Loss of China events over Peng could go past '22

WTA to AP: Loss of China events over Peng could go past '22

The suspension of all WTA tournaments in China because of concerns about the safety of Peng Shuai, a Grand Slam doubles champion who accused a former government official there of sexual assault, could result in cancellations of those events beyond 20
Jan. 6 panel votes to hold former DOJ official in contempt

Jan. 6 panel votes to hold former DOJ official in contempt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 U.S.
Michigan teen charged in Oxford High School shooting

Michigan teen charged in Oxford High School shooting

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich.
Inside the 'big wave' of misinformation targeted at Latinos

Inside the 'big wave' of misinformation targeted at Latinos

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before last year's presidential election, Facebook ads targeting Latino voters described Joe Biden as a communist.
Stacey Abrams launches 2nd campaign for Georgia governor

Stacey Abrams launches 2nd campaign for Georgia governor

ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat and leading voting rights activist , said Wednesday that she will launch another campaign to become the nation's first Black woman governor.

Longtime Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio won't seek reelection

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Rep. Peter DeFazio, the longest serving U.S.
US case of COVID-19 omicron variant identified in California

US case of COVID-19 omicron variant identified in California

WASHINGTON (AP) — A person in California who had been vaccinated against COVID-19 became the first in the U.S.