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AP Top U.S. News at 10:42 a.m. EST

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Ex-EPA workers ask Virginia senators not to confirm Wheeler
More than 150 former Environmental Protection Agency employees are writing to the Virginia Senate, asking the Democrat-controlled chamber to oppose the nomination of former EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler to GOP Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin’s cabinet
10:20AM ( 1 hour ago )
Hearing to decide if Waukesha parade suspect will face trial
A Wisconsin court commissioner is poised to decide whether a Milwaukee man accused of plowing his SUV through a suburban Christmas parade, killing six people and injuring dozens more, will stand trial
10:15AM ( 1 hour ago )
Michigan AG asks feds to investigate fake GOP electors
Michigan’s attorney general is asking federal prosecutors to open a criminal investigation into 16 Republicans who submitted false certificates stating they were the state’s presidential electors despite Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in 2020
7:45AM ( 3 hours ago )
U.S. News
December retail sales fall 1.9% after early holiday rush
Americans, beset by product shortages, rising prices and the arrival of omicron, sharply cut their spending in December after a burst of early spending in the fall that helped bolster the holiday season
11:06AM ( 19 minutes ago )
US official: Russia prepping pretext for Ukraine invasion
The Biden administration has determined that a Russian effort is underway to create a pretext for its troops to potentially further invade Ukraine
10:53AM ( 32 minutes ago )
Industrial output falls 0.1% unexpectedly amid supply issues
U.S. industrial production fell 0.1% in December, the first decline since September, with weakness in factory output showing that manufacturers are still struggling with snarled supply chains
10:25AM ( 1 hour ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Study: More evidence links a virus to multiple sclerosis
A new study offers stronger evidence that one of the world's most common viruses may set some people on the path to developing multiple sclerosis
9:33AM ( 1 hour ago )
Bad luck: Pope acknowledges he got caught at record store
Pope Francis has long lamented that he can’t walk around town unnoticed like he used to before becoming pope
9:20AM ( 2 hours ago )
Judge allows video release in Black man's shooting death
A judge has granted a North Carolina police chief's request to release body camera video recorded moments after the fatal shooting of a Black man by an off-duty sheriff’s deputy
9:11AM ( 2 hours ago )
AP National News
Wisconsin Gov. Evers' reelection pitch: democracy is at risk
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is known for his folksy demeanor, sprinkling his speeches with “by gollys” and the occasional PG-rated swear word
11:51PM ( 11 hours ago )
Judge to decide if Wisconsin parade suspect will stand trial
A Wisconsin judge is poised to decide whether a Milwaukee man accused of plowing his SUV through a suburban Christmas parade, killing six people and injuring dozens more, will stand trial
11:48PM ( 11 hours ago )
Navient settles predatory student loan claims for $1.85B
Navient, a major student loan servicing company, has settled allegations of abusive lending practices for $1.85 billion
9:32PM ( 13 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
Ex-EPA workers ask Virginia senators not to confirm Wheeler
More than 150 former Environmental Protection Agency employees are writing to the Virginia Senate, asking the Democrat-controlled chamber to oppose the nomination of former EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler to GOP Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin’s cabinet
10:20AM ( 1 hour ago )
Hearing to decide if Waukesha parade suspect will face trial
A Wisconsin court commissioner is poised to decide whether a Milwaukee man accused of plowing his SUV through a suburban Christmas parade, killing six people and injuring dozens more, will stand trial
10:15AM ( 1 hour ago )
Michigan AG asks feds to investigate fake GOP electors
Michigan’s attorney general is asking federal prosecutors to open a criminal investigation into 16 Republicans who submitted false certificates stating they were the state’s presidential electors despite Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in 2020
7:45AM ( 3 hours ago )
Goodbye 'godsend': Expiration of child tax credits hits home
For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit
6:20AM ( 5 hours ago )
Wisconsin Gov. Evers' reelection pitch: democracy is at risk
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is known for his folksy demeanor, sprinkling his speeches with “by gollys” and the occasional PG-rated swear word
11:51PM ( 11 hours ago )