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Congress approves short-term extension to avoid shutdown, buy more time for final spending agreement

Congress approves short-term extension to avoid shutdown, buy more time for final spending agreement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress passed another short-term spending measure Thursday that would keep one set of federal agencies operating through March 8 and another set through March 22, avoiding a shutdown for parts of the federal government that would
Congress approves short-term extension to avoid shutdown, buy more time for final spending agreement

Congress approves short-term extension to avoid shutdown, buy more time for final spending agreement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress passed another short-term spending measure Thursday that would keep one set of federal agencies operating through March 8 and another set through March 22, avoiding a shutdown for parts of the federal government that would
Maryland State House locked down, armed officers seen responding

Maryland State House locked down, armed officers seen responding

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland State House was locked down late Thursday afternoon after an anonymous phone threat was made, officials said.
Maryland State House locked down, armed officers seen responding

Maryland State House locked down, armed officers seen responding

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland State House was locked down late Thursday afternoon after an anonymous phone threat was made, officials said.
Fire in Bangladesh capital leaves at least 43 people dead, health minister says

Fire in Bangladesh capital leaves at least 43 people dead, health minister says

DHAKA,Bangladesh (AP) — A fire at a six-story shopping mall in the Bangladeshi capital overnight killed at least 43 people and injured dozens of others, the health minister said Friday.
Fire in Bangladesh capital leaves at least 43 people dead, health minister says

Fire in Bangladesh capital leaves at least 43 people dead, health minister says

DHAKA,Bangladesh (AP) — A fire at a six-story shopping mall in the Bangladeshi capital overnight killed at least 43 people and injured dozens of others, the health minister said Friday.
Palestinians say Israeli troops fired at people seeking food. Israel says scene was deadly stampede

Palestinians say Israeli troops fired at people seeking food. Israel says scene was deadly stampede

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops fired on a crowd of Palestinians racing to pull food off an aid convoy in Gaza City on Thursday, witnesses said.
Palestinians say Israeli troops fired at people seeking food. Israel says scene was deadly stampede

Palestinians say Israeli troops fired at people seeking food. Israel says scene was deadly stampede

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops fired on a crowd of Palestinians racing to pull food off an aid convoy in Gaza City on Thursday, witnesses said.
Nevada county election official in charge of controversial 2022 hand-count plan resigns

Nevada county election official in charge of controversial 2022 hand-count plan resigns

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The top elections official in a rural Nevada county roiled by false claims of widespread election fraud that led to a controversial hand-count in the 2022 midterms is resigning, according to a resignation letter the county received.
Nevada county election official in charge of controversial 2022 hand-count plan resigns

Nevada county election official in charge of controversial 2022 hand-count plan resigns

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The top elections official in a rural Nevada county roiled by false claims of widespread election fraud that led to a controversial hand-count in the 2022 midterms is resigning, according to a resignation letter the county received.