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Early Voting holds off Epicenter to win Preakness Stakes

Early Voting holds off Epicenter to win Preakness Stakes

BALTIMORE (AP) — Early Voting held off hard-charging favorite Epicenter to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, validating the decision to skip the Kentucky Derby and aim for the second leg of the Triple Crown.
2 dead; northern Michigan town cleans up from rare tornado

2 dead; northern Michigan town cleans up from rare tornado

GAYLORD, Mich. — Roofs and walls on a busy business stretch were turned to tangled rubble. Mobile homes were destroyed. Tornadoes are so uncommon in northern Michigan that Gaylord doesn't have a siren system to warn people about hazardous weather.
Australian Labor topples conservatives; PM faces early tests

Australian Labor topples conservatives; PM faces early tests

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s center-left opposition party toppled the conservative government after almost a decade in power, and Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese in his Saturday election victory speech promised sharper reductions in g
U.S., Canada, other APEC delegates walk out on Russian speaker

U.S., Canada, other APEC delegates walk out on Russian speaker

BANGKOK (AP) — Delegates from the United States, Canada, and three other nations staged a walkout Saturday when a representative from Russia began his opening remarks at a meeting of trade ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group in t
Rare northern Michigan tornado kills 1, injures more than 40

Rare northern Michigan tornado kills 1, injures more than 40

GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) — A rare northern Michigan tornado tore through a small community on Friday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 40 others as it flipped vehicles, tore roofs from buildings and downed trees and power lines.
Pa. Senate GOP primary too close to call, recount likely

Pa. Senate GOP primary too close to call, recount likely

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat is too close to call and is likely headed for a statewide recount to decide the winner of the contest between heart surgeon-turned-TV celebrity Dr.
Former Ohio prisons chief top contender to run US prisons

Former Ohio prisons chief top contender to run US prisons

WASHINGTON (AP) — The former director of the Ohio state prison system has emerged as a leading contender to run the crisis-plagued federal Bureau of Prisons, three people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Friday.
Judge: COVID asylum restrictions must continue on border

Judge: COVID asylum restrictions must continue on border

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pandemic-related restrictions on migrants seeking asylum on the southern border must continue, a judge ruled Friday in an order blocking the Biden administration’s plan to lift them early next week.
Lee wins Democratic primary in historic bid for Congress

Lee wins Democratic primary in historic bid for Congress

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Summer Lee has won a five-way Democratic primary for a Pittsburgh-based U.S.

Florida appeals court reinstates DeSantis congressional map

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A new congressional map drawn by Republican Florida Gov.