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Monday August 15th, 2022 5:33PM

AP Top U.S. News at 11:35 a.m. EDT

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Shootings prompt debate on purchase age for AR-style rifles
The gunmen in two of the nation’s most recent mass shootings legally bought the semi-automatic rifles they used in their massacres after they turned 18
3:00PM ( 9 minutes ago )
Austin is largest US city to challenge 2020 census numbers
One of the most booming cities in the U.S. over the past decade thinks that it grew even bigger than the U.S. Census Bureau says it did
2:14PM ( 55 minutes ago )
California details racist past in slave reparations report
The reparations movement has hit a watershed moment with the release of an exhaustive report detailing California’s role in perpetuating discrimination against African Americans
2:11PM ( 59 minutes ago )
U.S. News
Steelers' Tuitt retires: 'Called to move beyond the sport'
Stephon Tuitt’s NFL career is over
2:57PM ( 12 minutes ago )
Live updates | Interpol warns of arms trafficking after war
Interpol is raising concerns about a possible uptick in weapons trafficking once the war in Ukraine ends
2:44PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Harris calls water security a foreign policy priority
Vice President Kamala Harris says the U.S. is safer if people in other countries have sufficient water to drink, grow food and safely dispose of sewage
2:39PM ( 30 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
West promises Ukraine more, better arms to fend off Russia
Western nations promised more and more advanced arms to bolster Ukraine’s defense as its troops battled a grinding Russian offensive that was closing in on capturing a key city in the east
1:48PM ( 1 hour ago )
Jury reaches verdict in Johnny Depp, Amber Heard libel trial
The jury says it has reached a verdict in Johnny Depp’s $50 million libel lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard, who testified that Depp physically and sexually assaulted her on multiple occasions
1:35PM ( 1 hour ago )
Amelie Mauresmo: Women's tennis has less 'appeal' than men's
New French Open tournament director Amelie Mauresmo says nine of the 10 night session matches at Roland Garros this year involved men because women’s tennis currently has less “appeal.”
12:33PM ( 2 hours ago )
AP National News
'Very angry': Uvalde locals grapple with school chief's role
The blame for an excruciating delay in killing the gunman at a Texas elementary school — even as parents outside begged police to rush in and panicked children called 911 from inside — has been placed with the school district’s homegrown police chief
1:02AM ( 14 hours ago )
Company to Las Vegas chapels: No more Elvis-themed weddings
Las Vegas chapels of love that use Elvis Presley’s likeness could find themselves becoming Heartbreak Hotels
12:02AM ( 15 hours ago )
Wisconsin officer who killed man in park could face charges
Special prosecutors are expected to announce whether they’ll file charges against a Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy who killed a man in a park six years ago when he was a suburban Milwaukee police officer
11:53PM ( 15 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
Shootings prompt debate on purchase age for AR-style rifles
The gunmen in two of the nation’s most recent mass shootings legally bought the semi-automatic rifles they used in their massacres after they turned 18
3:00PM ( 9 minutes ago )
Austin is largest US city to challenge 2020 census numbers
One of the most booming cities in the U.S. over the past decade thinks that it grew even bigger than the U.S. Census Bureau says it did
2:14PM ( 56 minutes ago )
California details racist past in slave reparations report
The reparations movement has hit a watershed moment with the release of an exhaustive report detailing California’s role in perpetuating discrimination against African Americans
2:11PM ( 59 minutes ago )
Verdicts reached in Johnny Depp, Amber Heard libel trial
The jury says it has reached a verdict in Johnny Depp’s $50 million libel lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard, who testified that Depp physically and sexually assaulted her on multiple occasions
2:04PM ( 1 hour ago )
Biden to meet with baby formula makers on easing shortage
President Joe Biden has scheduled a meeting for later Wednesday with infant formula makers as his administration tries to ease nationwide shortages by importing foreign supplies and using the Defense Production Act to speed domestic production
1:34PM ( 1 hour ago )