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Woman killed after exiting vehicle on Interstate 40

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Kentucky woman was struck and killed on a Tennessee interstate after exiting her car. Nashville police said the car 28-year-old Jazmin Swain was traveling in was stopped on Interstate 40 after striking the center dividing…

Sen. Hagerty calls for urgent approach to bridge shutdown

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Sen. Bill Hagerty is calling on President Joe Biden to take an “urgent, all-hands” approach to the shutdown of a bridge that connects Tennessee and Arkansas. The Republican says in a letter to the president…

Sharks use Earth's magnetic field as a GPS, scientists say

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Scientists have found that sharks use the Earth’s magnetic field as a sort of natural GPS to navigate journeys that take them great distances across the world’s oceans. Researchers say their marine laboratory experiments with a…

Pipeline operator says "normal operations" have resumed

ATLANTA (AP) — The operator of the nation’s largest gasoline pipeline that was hit with a ransomware cyberattack says it has resumed normal operations and is now delivering millions of gallons of fuel per hour. The Georgia-based Colonial Pipeline had…

Tennessee Rep. Mike Carter dies of pancreatic cancer at 67

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (AP) — A Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives has died of pancreatic cancer at age 67. Representatives of Mike Carter’s family announced his death Sunday on his Twitter account. Carter announced his cancer diagnosis in…

Active Duty Marine charged in U.S. Capitol Riot

UNDATED (AP) - An active-duty Marine Corps officer seen on camera scuffling with a police officer and helping other members of the pro-Trump mob force their way into the Capitol on Jan. 6 has been charged in the riot. Federal…

Israeli strike destroys Gaza building with AP, other media

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - An Israeli airstrike on Saturday targeted and destroyed a high-rise building in Gaza City that housed offices of The Associated Press and other media outlets. Hours later, Israel bombed the home of Khalil al-Hayeh,…

Ex-Border agent admits illegally bringing woman into US

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas has pleaded guilty to illegally bringing a Mexican woman into the U.S. to work as her nanny. Court documents show 40-year-old Rhonda Lee Walker pleaded guilty…

Walmart to allow vaccinated shoppers, workers to go maskless

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, says that it won’t require vaccinated shoppers or workers to wear a mask in its U.S. stores unless state or local laws say otherwise. The Arkansas-based company says vaccinated shoppers can…