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Saturday June 19th, 2021 5:31PM

AP Top U.S. News at 1:36 a.m. EDT

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China state TV raps Kohler, BMW for using facial recognition
Chinese state TV has criticized bathroom fixtures brand Kohler and automaker BMW for using facial recognition to identify customers in a possible violation of privacy rules that took effect this year
1:32AM ( 21 minutes ago )
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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 1 hour ago )
Associated Press (AP)
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 )
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 ( 1 hour ago )
'I don’t need the vaccine': GOP worries threaten virus fight
There is a growing partisan split when it comes to COVID-19 vaccines
12:04AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
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 ( 2 hours 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 ( 2 hours ago )
California governor launches campaign against likely recall
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has established a political committee to begin raising money to defend his seat in a potential recall election, the strongest acknowledgment to date that he expects to be on the ballot this year
10:06PM ( 3 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
China state TV raps Kohler, BMW for using facial recognition
Chinese state TV has criticized bathroom fixtures brand Kohler and automaker BMW for using facial recognition to identify customers in a possible violation of privacy rules that took effect this year
1:32AM ( 21 minutes ago )
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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 1 hour 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 )