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Women's tennis tour suspends China events over Peng concerns

Women's tennis tour suspends China events over Peng concerns

The head of the women’s professional tennis tour announced Wednesday that all WTA tournaments would be suspended in China because of concerns about the safety of Peng Shuai, a Grand Slam doubles champion who accused a former high-ranking government o

Longtime Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio won't seek reelection

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Rep. Peter DeFazio, the longest serving U.S.
Michigan teen charged in Oxford High School shooting

Michigan teen charged in Oxford High School shooting

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy was charged Wednesday with murder, terrorism and other counts for a shooting that killed four fellow students and injured others at Michigan's Oxford High School.
US case of COVID-19 omicron variant identified in California

US case of COVID-19 omicron variant identified in California

WASHINGTON (AP) — A person in California who had been vaccinated against COVID-19 became the first in the U.S.
Justices signal they'll OK new abortion limits, may toss Roe

Justices signal they'll OK new abortion limits, may toss Roe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Wednesday signaled it would uphold Mississippi's 15-week ban on abortion and may go much further to overturn the nationwide right to abortion that has existed for nearly 50 years.

GOP's Baker won't seek 3rd term as Massachusetts governor

BOSTON (AP) — Republican Gov. Charlie Baker announced Wednesday he won't seek a third term as governor of Massachusetts, where his party is bitterly split between supporters and foes of former President Donald Trump.
South Korea confirms first five cases of omicron variant

South Korea confirms first five cases of omicron variant

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Wednesday confirmed its first five cases of the new omicron coronavirus variant in people linked to arrivals from Nigeria, prompting the government to tighten the country's borders.
Japan suspends new reservations on all incoming flights

Japan suspends new reservations on all incoming flights

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has asked international airlines to stop taking new reservations for all flights arriving in Japan until the end of December as the country further tightens its border controls against a new coronavirus variant, the transportation
Authorities: Student kills 3, wounds 8 at Michigan school

Authorities: Student kills 3, wounds 8 at Michigan school

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school on Tuesday, killing three students, including a 16-year-old boy who died in a deputy’s patrol car on the way to a hospital, authorities said.
Councilman Andre Dickens wins Atlanta mayor race over Moore

Councilman Andre Dickens wins Atlanta mayor race over Moore

ATLANTA (AP) — City Council member Andre Dickens won a runoff election Tuesday to become Atlanta’s next mayor, riding a surge of support that powered him past current City Council President Felicia Moore.