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Saturday June 19th, 2021 6:17PM

AP Top News at 1:16 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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China approves a fourth COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use
China has approved a new COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, one that was developed by the head of its Center for Disease Control, adding to its arsenal
12:42AM ( 43 minutes ago )
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 ( 51 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 ( 1 hour ago )
Associated Press (AP)
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 ( 3 hours ago )
AP National News
The road show begins: VP Harris, Jill Biden promote aid plan
From a vaccination site in the desert West to a school on the Eastern Seaboard, President Joe Biden’s top messengers have led off an effort to highlight the benefits of his huge COVID relief plan
9:43PM ( 3 hours ago )
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 ( 4 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 )
Top General short headlines
China approves a fourth COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use
China has approved a new COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, one that was developed by the head of its Center for Disease Control, adding to its arsenal
12:42AM ( 43 minutes ago )
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 ( 51 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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 1 hour ago )