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AP Top News at 12:19 a.m. EDT

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OxyContin maker Purdue proposes $10B plan to exit bankruptcy
The company that makes the prescription painkiller OxyContin would be transformed into a new entity that would funnel profits into combatting the U.S. opioid crisis under a $10 billion plan submitted to a federal bankruptcy judge late Monday
12:35AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Once held in Iranian jail, ex-Marine fights espionage claims
A former U.S. Marine freed from Iranian custody five years ago is in court with the American government over whether he can collect a multimillion-dollar payment from a special fund for victims of international terrorism
12:13AM ( 40 minutes ago )
Advocates seek Biden push on gun bills, but prospects iffy
The House recently passed legislation that would require background checks for gun purchases, a signature Democratic issue for decades
12:10AM ( 44 minutes ago )
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Diverse jury so far for ex-cop's trial in Floyd's death
The jurors seated so far for the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death are a diverse group
11:46PM ( 1 hour ago )
EXPLAINER: What is the impact of racially diverse juries?
Questions around race have been central to the murder case against the former Minneapolis police officer who leaned on George Floyd’s neck while the Black man pleaded for air
11:45PM ( 1 hour ago )
Ammon Bundy arrested after missing trial on trespass charge
Anti-government activist Ammon Bundy has been arrested after failing to attend his trial on charges that he trespassed during an Idaho legislative session last fall
10:17PM ( 2 hours ago )
AP National News
Stanford tops NCAA women's field; NC State gets No. 1 seed
North Carolina State, Connecticut, South Carolina and Stanford are the No. 1 seeds for the women's NCAA Tournament
9:03PM ( 3 hours ago )
Haaland OK'd at Interior, 1st Native American Cabinet head
The Senate has confirmed New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland as interior secretary, making her the first Native American to lead a Cabinet department and the first to lead the federal agency that has wielded influence over the nation’s tribes for nearly two centuries
8:26PM ( 4 hours ago )
Brazil's Bolsonaro picks 4th health minister as COVID rages
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has picked his fourth health minister since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, amid the worst throes of the disease in the country yet
8:02PM ( 4 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
OxyContin maker Purdue proposes $10B plan to exit bankruptcy
The company that makes the prescription painkiller OxyContin would be transformed into a new entity that would funnel profits into combatting the U.S. opioid crisis under a $10 billion plan submitted to a federal bankruptcy judge late Monday
12:35AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Once held in Iranian jail, ex-Marine fights espionage claims
A former U.S. Marine freed from Iranian custody five years ago is in court with the American government over whether he can collect a multimillion-dollar payment from a special fund for victims of international terrorism
12:13AM ( 40 minutes ago )
Advocates seek Biden push on gun bills, but prospects iffy
The House recently passed legislation that would require background checks for gun purchases, a signature Democratic issue for decades
12:10AM ( 44 minutes ago )
Biden to join road show promoting relief plan with Pa. visit
President Joe Biden is joining top messengers already crisscrossing the country to highlight the benefits of his massive COVID-19 rescue plan
12:07AM ( 46 minutes ago )
Schools weighing whether to seat students closer together
U.S. guidelines that say students should be kept 6 feet apart in schools are receiving new scrutiny from federal health experts, state governments and education officials working to return as many children as possible to the classroom
12:06AM ( 47 minutes ago )