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Thursday May 26th, 2022 9:41AM

AP Top U.S. News at 12:39 p.m. EST

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Georgia deputy suspended over Facebook comment about Arbery
A Georgia sheriff’s deputy has been suspended and faces being fired over comments posted on social media after a judge sentenced three white men to life imprisonment in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery
12:20PM ( 1 hour ago )
Biden to double free COVID tests, add N95s, to fight omicron
President Joe Biden says the government plans to double to 1 billion the rapid, at-home COVID-19 tests to be distributed free to Americans
11:25AM ( 2 hours ago )
Biden highlighting federal 'surge' to help weather omicron
President Joe Biden is highlighting the federal government’s efforts to “surge” COVID-19 testing and medical personnel to help overwhelmed medical facilities
10:18AM ( 3 hours ago )
U.S. News
Queen removes Prince Andrew's military roles, patronages
Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II has stripped Prince Andrew of all his honorary military titles and royal roles in charities and other civic groups, amid a growing furor over allegations he sexually abused a teenage girl supplied to him by financier Jeffrey Epstein
1:38PM ( 14 minutes ago )
ABC News draws fire for editing of CDC director's interview
ABC News is under fire for how it edited an interview that CDC Director Rochelle Walensky gave to “Good Morning America.”
1:34PM ( 18 minutes ago )
Biden prods Senate, but Sinema blunts voting bill's chances
President Joe Biden is set to meet privately with Senate Democrats at the Capitol, a visit intended to deliver a jolt to the party’s long-stalled voting and elections legislation
1:19PM ( 32 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Biden heads to Senate with voting legislation on the line
President Joe Biden is set to meet privately with Senate Democrats at the Capitol, a visit intended to deliver a jolt to the party’s long-stalled voting and elections legislation
11:57AM ( 1 hour ago )
Nobel body criticizes Nobel Peace Prize winner Abiy over war
The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which awards the prestigious Peace Prize, has issued a very rare admonition to the 2019 winner, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, over the war and humanitarian crisis in his country’s Tigray region
11:45AM ( 2 hours ago )
EXPLAINER: How Europe is trying to deal with its gas crisis
Europe's natural gas crisis isn’t letting up
11:08AM ( 2 hours ago )
AP National News
Oregon Supreme Court to decide Kristof eligibility
The Oregon Supreme Court has agreed to determine whether former New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof is eligible to run for governor, less than a week after election officials declared him ineligible because he failed to meet the three-year residency requirement
8:22PM ( 17 hours ago )
Biden pays silent tribute as Reid lies in state at Capitol
The late Sen_ Harry Reid has been remembered at the U_S_ Capitol as a “legendary leader.”
8:17PM ( 17 hours ago )
Families prepare to lay to rest victims lost in Bronx fire
Prayers and the compelling need to bury the dead have filled a Bronx mosque, as a bereaved community began saying goodbye to those lost in New York City’s most devastating fire in decades
7:24PM ( 18 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
Georgia deputy suspended over Facebook comment about Arbery
A Georgia sheriff’s deputy has been suspended and faces being fired over comments posted on social media after a judge sentenced three white men to life imprisonment in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery
12:20PM ( 1 hour ago )
Biden to double free COVID tests, add N95s, to fight omicron
President Joe Biden says the government plans to double to 1 billion the rapid, at-home COVID-19 tests to be distributed free to Americans
11:25AM ( 2 hours ago )
Biden highlighting federal 'surge' to help weather omicron
President Joe Biden is highlighting the federal government’s efforts to “surge” COVID-19 testing and medical personnel to help overwhelmed medical facilities
10:18AM ( 3 hours ago )
Thousands of federal inmates to be released under 2018 law
The Justice Department will begin transferring thousands of inmates out of federal prisons this week as part of a sweeping criminal justice overhaul signed by President Donald Trump more than three years ago
9:11AM ( 4 hours ago )
Abortion grows as priority issue for Democrats: AP-NORC poll
A new poll finds Democrats increasingly view protecting abortion rights as a high priority for the government as Roe v
12:10AM ( 13 hours ago )