NEW YORK (AP) — The cyberextortion attempt that has forced the shutdown of a vital U.S. pipeline was carried out by a criminal gang known as DarkSide that cultivates a Robin Hood image of stealing from corporations and giving a cut to charity, two people close to the investigation said Sunday.
"Termination" was a policy that was designed to end the government's role in Indian affairs. After a failed effort in Washington state, no other tribe had to deal with the policy.
LONDON (AP) — Britain announced a “first tentative step” Friday toward resuming international travel, saying U.K. citizens will be able to travel to countries including Portugal, Iceland and Israel later this month without having to quarantine upon their return.
CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s prime minister is resisting mounting pressure to lift a temporary ban on flights from India, saying any early resumption of arrivals from that pandemic hot spot would erode Australia’s quarantine capability.
The state of Montana has reached a $250,000 settlement with a former Department of Corrections employee who said he had faced discrimination and retaliation in 2016 for his post-traumatic stress disorder while working at Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge.
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — President Joe Biden took his pitch to Georgia Thursday night for $4 trillion in spending to rebuild the nation's aged infrastructure and vastly expand the federal social safety net, choosing a new political battleground to make his case that Americans want a more activist government.
“HB 302 ensures additional local voices are engaged on topics of bison relocation,” a spokesperson for Gianforte said in a statement.
Another of Republican Gov. Greg Gianforte's priorities, to raise the business equipment tax exemption, has also advanced after stalling out in committee.
“This is understandable when patients hear multiple different threads of advice and data that says something’s effective or not effective from so many sources," said Dr. Joshua Hansen, a family physician at Sage Primary Care. "They don’t know who or what to trust.”
Nearly 400 people gathered Saturday near East Helena with a nonprofit conservative group that says it is dedicated to organizing students to promote freedom, free markets and limited government.
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian authorities scrambled Saturday to get oxygen tanks to hospitals where COVID-19 patients were suffocating amid the world’s worst coronavirus surge, as the government came under increasing criticism for what doctors said was its negligence in the face of a foreseeable public health disaster.
Gov. Kristi Noem is asking the South Dakota Athletic Commission to immediately rescind its requirement that sports participants provide proof they are vaccinated for COVID-19.
Proponents of the bill said it rectifies languishing property tax revenues for counties when applications are stalled.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation’s largest-ever vaccination campaign but leaving more work to do to convince skeptical Americans to roll up their sleeves.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's daily coronavirus death toll climbed over 400 for the first time in months on Sunday, as the country, which has long had the region's largest outbreak, battles a post-holiday infection surge.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Biden administration’s surprise announcement of an unconditional troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 appears to strip the Taliban and the Afghan government of considerable leverage and could ramp up pressure on them to reach a peace deal.
Longtime Missoula conservation activist Tracy Stone-Manning may be President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, according to several Washington, D.C. sources.
SAVANNAH, Georgia (AP) — With coronavirus shots now in the arms of nearly half of American adults, the parts of the U.S. that are excelling and those that are struggling with vaccinations are starting to look like the nation’s political map: deeply divided between red and blue states.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s unwillingness to spend money, do more testing, change course or react to new scientific evidence contributed to the country being one of the worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report released this week by the University of California, San Francisco.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has struck an agreement with Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala to temporarily surge security forces to their borders in an effort to reduce the tide of migration to the U.S. border.
A volcano on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent that had been dormant for decades erupted Friday, sending ash and smoke miles into the sky.