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Minneapolis police shoot, kill man during traffic stop

Minneapolis police shoot, kill man during traffic stop

MINNEAPOLIS — Police in Minneapolis shot and killed a man during a traffic stop on the city's south side Wednesday night, stirring anxiety about renewed protests following the first police-involved death in the city since George Floyd's death while b
Heavy snow expected in Texas; storm could spawn tornadoes

Heavy snow expected in Texas; storm could spawn tornadoes

AUSTIN, Texas — A winter storm moving across southwestern Texas on Wednesday could dump more than a foot (0.
Missouri senator to contest Biden's Electoral College win

Missouri senator to contest Biden's Electoral College win

WASHINGTON — Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo.
Government: Colombia manual coca eradication most in decade

Government: Colombia manual coca eradication most in decade

BOGOTA — Colombia manually eradicated 130,000 hectares of coca crops in 2020, the highest figure in the last decade, the government said.
Police on report man was making bombs: 'Hindsight is 20/20'

Police on report man was making bombs: 'Hindsight is 20/20'

NASHVILLE — More than a year before Anthony Warner detonated a Christmas Day bomb in downtown Nashville, officers visited his home after his girlfriend told police he was building bombs in a recreational vehicle at his residence, according to documen
Trump push on $2K checks flops as GOP-led Senate won't vote

Trump push on $2K checks flops as GOP-led Senate won't vote

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell all but shut the door Wednesday on President Donald Trump's push for $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks, declaring Congress has provided enough pandemic aid as he blocked another attempt by Democrats to

Wisconsin health system: Worker deliberately spoiled vaccine

GRAFTON, Wis. — A Wisconsin health system said Wednesday that 500 doses of coronavirus vaccine that had to be discarded after they were left unrefrigerated now appear to have been deliberately spoiled by an employee.

Trump makes 2nd request to Supreme Court over Wisconsin loss

MADISON, Wis. — President Donald Trump on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn his election loss in Wisconsin, his second appeal in as many days to the high court over the result in the key battleground state.
Speedy Sir: Lewis Hamilton knighted in year-end royal honours

Speedy Sir: Lewis Hamilton knighted in year-end royal honours

LONDON — Lewis Hamilton is now a “Sir” as well as a seven-time Formula One champion.

Florida suspect kills Wisconsin siblings in wrong-way crash

Two Wisconsin siblings returning from a Christmas lights display were killed Tuesday night when a suspected carjacker fleeing from police drove the wrong way on Interstate 95 in central Florida and collided head-on with their vehicle, authorities sai