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AP Top U.S. News at 11:58 a.m. EST

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Pathologist: Rittenhouse shot first man at close range
A forensic pathologist says the first man killed by Kyle Rittenhouse during a night of turbulent protests in Kenosha was shot at close range of just a few feet and had soot injuries that could indicate he had his hand over the barrel of Rittenhouse’s gun
3:28PM ( 7 minutes ago )
Crowd surge wasn't mentioned in Astroworld operational plan
A 56-page event operations plan for the Astroworld music festival includes protocols for dangerous scenarios including an active shooter, bomb or terrorist threats, and severe weather, but it didn't include information on what to do in the event of a crowd surge
3:08PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Pfizer asks FDA to OK COVID-19 booster shots for all adults
Pfizer is asking U.S. regulators to allow boosters of its COVID-19 vaccine for anyone 18 or older
3:03PM ( 32 minutes ago )
U.S. News
GOP congressman under fire for anime attacking Ocasio-Cortez
Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar is facing criticism after he tweeted a video that included altered animation showing him striking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with a sword
3:16PM ( 19 minutes ago )
White House rushes with infrastructure fixes for US economy
The Biden administration is relying on infrastructure dollars to help fix the clogged ports and blanket the nation with internet access
3:15PM ( 20 minutes ago )
France steps up virus booster campaign as infections rise
French President Emmanuel Macron has issued a mass appeal for people to get booster shots to fight rising virus infections that are raising concerns across Europe
3:13PM ( 22 minutes ago )
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Brazil businesses lean on government to shift climate stance
Powerful businesses are urging Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro to give up the country's long-standing resistance on key issues at this year’s U.N. climate talks
2:21PM ( 1 hour ago )
General Electric to split into 3 public companies
General Electric, the storied American manufacturer that struggled under its own weight after growing to become a sprawling conglomerate, will divide itself into three public companies focused on aviation, health care and energy
2:16PM ( 1 hour ago )
Tensions rise in migrant standoff at Poland-Belarus border
Poland reinforced its border with Belarus with more riot police, a day after groups of migrants tried to storm through a razor-wire fence on the eastern frontier where thousands have camped on the Belarusian side in the tense standoff
1:48PM ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
Max Cleland dies; senator and veteran lost limbs in Vietnam
Former U.S. Senator Max Cleland has died
12:18PM ( 3 hours ago )
Rep. Gosar under fire for anime attacking Rep. Ocasio-Cortez
Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar is facing criticism after he tweeted a video that included altered animation showing him striking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with a sword
12:02PM ( 3 hours ago )
High court to hear Texas case about prayer during executions
The Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in a case about whether Texas must allow a chaplain to pray audibly and touch a prisoner during an execution
9:56AM ( 5 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
Pathologist: Rittenhouse shot first man at close range
A forensic pathologist says the first man killed by Kyle Rittenhouse during a night of turbulent protests in Kenosha was shot at close range of just a few feet and had soot injuries that could indicate he had his hand over the barrel of Rittenhouse’s gun
3:28PM ( 7 minutes ago )
Crowd surge wasn't mentioned in Astroworld operational plan
A 56-page event operations plan for the Astroworld music festival includes protocols for dangerous scenarios including an active shooter, bomb or terrorist threats, and severe weather, but it didn't include information on what to do in the event of a crowd surge
3:08PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Pfizer asks FDA to OK COVID-19 booster shots for all adults
Pfizer is asking U.S. regulators to allow boosters of its COVID-19 vaccine for anyone 18 or older
3:03PM ( 32 minutes ago )
Testimony: Ahmaud Arbery slaying defendant changed his story
The man who initiated the chase that ended in Ahmaud Arbery's death rapidly changed his story to police on why he suspected Arbery was a criminal
2:11PM ( 1 hour ago )
High court skeptical of Texas death row inmate prayer demand
Conservative Supreme Court justices are expressing skepticism about saying that Texas must agree to a death row inmate’s request to allow a chaplain to pray out loud and touch him during his execution
2:08PM ( 1 hour ago )