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Wednesday August 4th, 2021 3:27PM

AP Top U.S. News at 1:04 a.m. EDT

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More states agree to settlement plan for opioid-maker Purdue
More than a dozen states have dropped their objections to OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s reorganization plan, edging the company closer to resolving its bankruptcy case
1:07AM ( 6 minutes ago )
Lightning strikes twice: Tampa Bay repeats as Cup champion
The Tampa Bay Lightning have won the Stanley Cup for the second consecutive season
1:02AM ( 11 minutes ago )
Fiery explosion erupts on ship at major global port in Dubai
Authorities in Dubai say a fiery explosion erupted on a container ship anchored at one of the world’s largest ports, sending tremors across the commercial hub of the United Arab Emirates
12:57AM ( 16 minutes ago )
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Haiti in upheaval: President Moïse assassinated at home
Haiti’s police chief says four suspected killers of President Jovenel Moïse have been fatally shot by police and two others arrested in an apparent hostage-taking situation
11:15PM ( 1 hour ago )
Global COVID-19 deaths hit 4 million amid rush to vaccinate
The death toll from COVID-19 has eclipsed 4 million as the crisis increasingly becomes a race between the vaccine and the highly contagious delta variant
10:52PM ( 2 hours ago )
Black students, faculty: UNC needs self-examination on race
Black students and faculty at the University of North Carolina say the handling of the Nikole Hannah-Jones tenure case is yet another example of the institution’s failure to welcome and support scholars and students of color
10:29PM ( 2 hours ago )
AP National News
Tropical storm kills 1 in Florida, hurts 10 at Georgia base
A weakened but resilient Tropical Storm Elsa has left at least one person dead in Florida and injured several at a campground at a Navy base in Georgia
8:28PM ( 4 hours ago )
Crews give up hope of finding survivors at collapse site
Emergency workers are giving up on any hope of finding survivors in a collapsed Florida condo building
8:24PM ( 4 hours ago )
US agency offers $307 million for rural water projects
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will be issuing $307 million in grants and low-interest loans to modernize rural water infrastructure across 34 states and the territory of Puerto Rico
8:21PM ( 4 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
More states agree to settlement plan for opioid-maker Purdue
More than a dozen states have dropped their objections to OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s reorganization plan, edging the company closer to resolving its bankruptcy case
1:07AM ( 6 minutes ago )
Lightning strikes twice: Tampa Bay repeats as Cup champion
The Tampa Bay Lightning have won the Stanley Cup for the second consecutive season
1:02AM ( 11 minutes ago )
Fiery explosion erupts on ship at major global port in Dubai
Authorities in Dubai say a fiery explosion erupted on a container ship anchored at one of the world’s largest ports, sending tremors across the commercial hub of the United Arab Emirates
12:57AM ( 16 minutes ago )
California governor kicks off $1B statewide cleanup plan
Gov. Gavin Newsom has kicked off California's $1.1 billion plan to clean trash and graffiti from highways, roads and other public spaces
12:45AM ( 28 minutes ago )
As global COVID-19 deaths top 4 million, a suicide in Peru
COVID-19 has spread misery and despair and exposed stark global inequities on its way to 4 million dead worldwide, the milestone reached Wednesday
12:15AM ( 58 minutes ago )