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Watchdog: Federal anti-terror unit investigated journalists

WASHINGTON — A special Customs and Border Protection unit used sensitive government databases intended to track terrorists to investigate as many as… Read more

Crews search for the missing after devastating tornadoes

MAYFIELD, Ky.  — Rescuers combed through fields of wreckage after a tornado outbreak roared across the middle of the U.S., leaving dozens dead and… Read more

Capitol rioters’ social media posts influencing sentencings

For many rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, self-incriminating messages, photos and videos that they broadcast on social media before,… Read more

Kentucky governor: At least 70 people feared dead in storms

MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — At least 70 people were feared dead in Kentucky after tornadoes and severe weather tore through multiple states and caused catastrophic… Read more

COVID cases spike even as US reaches vaccine milestone

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Even as the U.S. closes in on a milestone of 200 million people fully vaccinated against COVID-19, cases and hospitalizations are… Read more

Plumber’s find possibly tied to 2014 Texas megachurch theft

HOUSTON  — For more than seven years, no one has known what happened to $600,000 in checks and cash that was stolen from a safe at Pastor Joel Osteen’s… Read more

Contact tracing revs up in some states as omicron reaches US

The arrival of the omicron variant of the coronavirus in the U.S. has health officials in some communities reviving contact tracing operations in an… Read more

US will resume policy for asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico

SAN DIEGO — Migrants seeking to enter the United States will again have to stay in Mexico as they await immigration hearings, as the Biden administration… Read more