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Holiday-travel chaos: Airlines brace for huge weekend crowds

Holiday-travel chaos: Airlines brace for huge weekend crowds

Posted 8:31 PM 7/1/2022 by DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer

The July Fourth holiday weekend is off to a booming start with airport crowds crushing the numbers seen in 2019, before the pandemic.

Travelers across the United States experienced hundreds of canceled flights and a few thousand delays on Friday, much as they did earlier this week.

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6/29/2022

Jackson sworn in, becomes 1st Black woman on Supreme Court

Jackson sworn in, becomes 1st Black woman on Supreme Court

Posted 9:32 AM 6/30/2022 by By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ketanji Brown Jackson has been sworn in to the Supreme Court, shattering a glass ceiling as the first Black woman on the nation's highest court.

The 51-year-old Jackson is the court's 116th justice and she took the place Thursday of the justice she once worked for. (More)...

6/27/2022

Biden calls migrant deaths 'horrifying and heartbreaking'

Biden calls migrant deaths 'horrifying and heartbreaking'

Posted 9:17 AM 6/28/2022 by By CHRIS MEGERIAN Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the deaths of migrants who were in the back of a tractor-trailer in Texas was "horrifying and heartbreaking."

"While we are still learning all the facts about what happened and the Department of Homeland Security has the lead (More)

6/26/2022

Jan. 6 panel calls surprise hearing to present new evidence

Jan. 6 panel calls surprise hearing to present new evidence

Posted 10:40 AM 6/27/2022 by By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 panel says it is calling a surprise hearing to present "recently obtained evidence."

The hearing scheduled for 1 p.m. on Tuesday comes after Congress left Washington for a two-week recess. Lawmakers on the panel investigating the 2021 insurrection (More)

6/24/2022

Dems hope to harness outrage, sadness after abortion ruling

Dems hope to harness outrage, sadness after abortion ruling

Posted 8:59 AM 6/25/2022 by STEVE PEOPLES and MIKE CATALINI Associated Press

YARDLEY, Pa. (AP) — The shock quickly turned to sadness for Victoria Lowe.

The 37-year-old lawyer, working outside a cafe in suburban Bucks County, Pennsylvania, said she couldn't believe the Supreme Court stripped away the constitutional right to abortion that women have had her (More)

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