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O'Reilly accuser's appearance on 'The View' stopped by order

O'Reilly accuser's appearance on 'The View' stopped by order

NEW YORK — “The View” cancelled a planned appearance Wednesday by a woman who settled a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O'Reilly, after the former Fox News Channel personality sought and received a restraining order against her.
Shootings during Milwaukee NBA Finals celebrations wound 3

Shootings during Milwaukee NBA Finals celebrations wound 3

MILWAUKEE — Two shootings left three people wounded in downtown Milwaukee early Wednesday as crowds celebrated the Milwaukee Bucks' first NBA championship in 50 years, police said. The shootings happened about 12:42 a.m.
UK man arrested in Spain, charged in US with Twitter hack

UK man arrested in Spain, charged in US with Twitter hack

A British man has been charged in the United States in connection with a Twitter hack last summer that compromised the accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls, the Justice Department said Wednesday.
Infrastructure bill fails first vote; Senate to try again

Infrastructure bill fails first vote; Senate to try again

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans rejected an effort Wednesday to begin debate on the big infrastructure deal that a bipartisan group of senators brokered with President Joe Biden.
50-year war on drugs imprisoned millions of Black Americans

50-year war on drugs imprisoned millions of Black Americans

Landscaping was hardly his lifelong dream. As a teenager, Alton Lucas believed basketball or music would pluck him out of North Carolina and take him around the world.

Cocaine disguised as cake seized from vehicle in Maine

A New York man and a Maine woman are facing charges over cocaine disguised as a cake that was seized from their vehicle, the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency said Wednesday.
UN migration official: 20 migrants drown off Libya's coast

UN migration official: 20 migrants drown off Libya's coast

CAIRO — Libya's coast guard intercepted Wednesday four boats in the Mediterranean Sea carrying migrants trying to reach Europe, a U.N. official said.
Fury cross the Mersey: Liverpool loses world heritage status

Fury cross the Mersey: Liverpool loses world heritage status

LONDON — Civic leaders in Liverpool expressed outrage Wednesday after the English port city was stripped of its World Heritage status by the United Nations’ culture organization.
Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rebound

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rebound

BEIJING — Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street rebounded and Japanese exports surged as investors tried to figure out how rising coronavirus infections will affect the global economy. Shanghai, Tokyo and Sydney advanced.
Federal judge blocks Arkansas law banning most abortions

Federal judge blocks Arkansas law banning most abortions

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked an Arkansas law banning nearly all abortions in the state while she hears a challenge to its constitutionality. U.S.