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Thursday October 6th, 2022 7:30PM

AP Top U.S. News at 12:17 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Harini Logan wins spelling bee in 1st-ever tiebreaker
Harini Logan has won the Scripps National Spelling Bee, defeating Vikram Raju in the bee's first-ever lightning-round tiebreaker
12:42AM ( 16 minutes ago )
Tulsa shooting highlights vulnerability of hospitals
Hospitals, like schools, are not typically designed to guard against the threat of a determined gunman entering the building to take lives
12:26AM ( 32 minutes ago )
Security concerns leave Afghan evacuees stuck in Balkan camp
Some Afghans who were evacuated from their country as it fell to the Taliban last summer have found their journey to the United States stalled at a cluster of tents and temporary housing at a military base in the Balkans
12:12AM ( 46 minutes ago )
U.S. News
Biden appeals for tougher gun laws: 'How much more carnage?'
President Joe Biden has delivered an impassioned plea to Congress to act on gun control
12:39AM ( 19 minutes ago )
Officials: Fugitive suspected of killing 5 fatally shot
State prison officials say a convicted murderer on the run since escaping a prison bus after stabbing its driver on May 12 has been killed after he killed a family of five and took their truck
12:37AM ( 21 minutes ago )
Francouz, Kadri lead Avs to 4-0 win over Oilers in Game 2
Nazem Kadri had three assists in a 2:04 span in the second period, backup Pavel Francouz stopped 24 shots for his second career playoff shutout and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-0 on Thursday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals
12:33AM ( 25 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
NY passes bill raising age to buy, own semi-automatic rifles
New York’s legislature has voted to ban banning anyone under age 21 from buying or possessing a semi-automatic rifle
11:12PM ( 1 hour ago )
Queen Elizabeth II to miss Jubilee service amid 'discomfort'
Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II will not attend a church service to mark her Platinum Jubilee after experiencing “discomfort” at events on Thursday
11:03PM ( 1 hour ago )
Trump election probe grand jury hears from Raffensperger
Georgia’s top elections official has testified before a special grand jury investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to meddle in the 2020 election
9:56PM ( 3 hours ago )
AP National News
Colorado coal pile slide buries 2 workers; search underway
A search is on in southern Colorado for two workers who were buried in a coal pile
5:04PM ( 7 hours ago )
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard: Uphill battle to rebuild images
After an explosive six-week libel trial followed by millions on social media and live TV, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard each face an uphill battle as they try to rebuild their images and careers
4:50PM ( 8 hours ago )
Records show coordinated Arizona ballot collection scheme
Records obtained by The Associated Press show an Arizona woman who was indicted in 2020 on accusations of illegally collecting ballots apparently ran a sophisticated operation that partially relied on her status as a well-known Democratic operative
3:54PM ( 9 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
Harini Logan wins spelling bee in 1st-ever tiebreaker
Harini Logan has won the Scripps National Spelling Bee, defeating Vikram Raju in the bee's first-ever lightning-round tiebreaker
12:42AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Tulsa shooting highlights vulnerability of hospitals
Hospitals, like schools, are not typically designed to guard against the threat of a determined gunman entering the building to take lives
12:26AM ( 33 minutes ago )
Security concerns leave Afghan evacuees stuck in Balkan camp
Some Afghans who were evacuated from their country as it fell to the Taliban last summer have found their journey to the United States stalled at a cluster of tents and temporary housing at a military base in the Balkans
12:12AM ( 48 minutes ago )
Police: Tulsa gunman targeted surgeon he blamed for pain
Police say a man who blamed his surgeon for ongoing pain after a recent back surgery bought an AR-style rifle hours before opening fire at a Tulsa medical office, killing the surgeon and three other people before fatally shooting himself
8:45PM ( 4 hours ago )
Coal pile slide buries, kills 2 at Colorado power plant
Two workers have been killed in a slide on a coal pile at a southern Colorado electricity generating plant
7:40PM ( 5 hours ago )