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Queen Elizabeth II dead at 96 after 70 years on the throne

By Danica Kirka, Jill Lawless and Sylvia Hui Associated Press LONDON (AP) β€” Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, died Thursday after 70 years on the throne.…

Liz Truss becomes Britain’s new prime minister

By Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless Associated Press LONDON (AP) β€” Liz Truss became U.K. prime minister on Tuesday and immediately confronted the enormous task ahead of her amid increasing pressure to curb soaring prices, ease labor unrest…

Louisiana digging out after tornadoes plow through homes

By Gerald Herbert and Rebecca Santana Associated Press ARABI, La. (AP) β€” Residents in the New Orleans area were digging out and assessing damage Wednesday after tornadoes lashed the region, flipping vehicles, ripping off rooftops and…

Biden seeks new sanctions, help for Ukrainians in Europe

By Chris Megerian and Aamer Madhani Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) β€” With Europe facing its most precarious future since World War II, President Joe Biden will huddle with key allies in Brussels and Warsaw this week as the leaders try…