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Using secret recordings, public records and interviews, The Associated Press has reconstructed the story of the failed 2015 murder plot by three Ku Klux Klan members to murder a Black man who had been released from a state prison. (July 27)

Highlights of this day in history: An armistice ends the Korean War; A House panel votes to impeach President Richard Nixon; A pipe bomb explodes at the Atlanta Olympics; The deposed Shah of Iran and comedian Bob Hope die. (July 27)

President Joe Biden said Monday the U.S. combat mission in Iraq will conclude by the end of the year, an announcement that reflects the reality on the ground more than a major shift in U.S. policy. (July 26)

The last victim of the Florida condo collapse has been identified. Ikey Hedaya told The Associated Press on Monday that his sister Estelle Hedaya was the last victim. Mayor Danielle Levina Cava also confirmed that the last victim was identified. (July 26)

Black community leaders are calling on officials in a city south of Atlanta to preserve a cemetery for African Americans that they say has long been neglected and is under threat from a city skate park. (July 26)

White House press secretary Jen Psaki says "people are understanding the urgency and importance of getting vaccinated," as increased coronavirus vaccinations are being reported in states with high infection rates. (July 26)

Here’s the latest for Monday, July 26: California, New York City require vaccinations for employees; Biden celebrates Americans with Disabilities Act; Former Trump inaugural committee chair pleads not guilty; Hunt is on for Norway meteorite. (July 26)

In an Oval Office meeting with Iraq's prime minister, President Joe Biden said Monday the U.S. military’s combat mission in Iraq will conclude by the end of the year, setting out a more precise timeline for American forces to formally step back. (July 26)

The Mississippi Aquarium has released six endangered sea turtles from the 75 brought to Louisiana and Mississippi last fall. The turtles had washed up in New England injured and sick from the cold. (July 26)

California will require state employees and all health care workers to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or get tested weekly, tightening restrictions in an effort to slow rising coronavirus infections. (July 26)

Siguen manifestaciones después de que el presidente del país suspendiera la legislatura y destituyera al primer ministro, tras violentas protestas en todo el país por las dificultades económicas y la crisis del coronavirus

In his first televised news conference since being questioned by investigators with the New York Attorney General's office about sexual harassment and misconduct allegations, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday he is eager to have the facts come out. (July 26)

New York City will require all of its municipal workers — including teachers and police officers — to get coronavirus vaccines by mid-September or face weekly COVID-19 testing, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday. (July 26)

The chair of former President Donald Trump's 2017 inaugural committee has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges in a New York courtroom days after he was freed on $250 million bail. (July 26)

President Joe Biden celebrated the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Monday and announced new guidance suggesting long-term COVID-19 could be considered a disability in some cases under federal civil rights laws. (July 26)

As the Jan. 6 congressional probe is set to begin, Rep. Bennie Thompson, chairman of the House committee investigating the insurrection at the Capitol, recalled his experience on that day in an interview with the Associated Press. (July 26)

The St. Louis area has become one of the first in the country to reinstate masking requirements amid a rise in cases that health officials are blaming on low vaccination rates and the highly contagious delta variant. (July 26)

Police and bystanders lifted a car to free a trapped baby after a suspected drunken driver struck the girl and her mother and then plowed through a storefront with the pair on the hood.

New details are emerging about a ransomware attack that hit roughly two dozen Texas communities in 2019. Staff in small towns struggled to access vital records and conduct regular business, according to documents and interviews obtained by AP. (July 26)

Tributes paid to comic Jackie Mason who has died aged 93; Prosecutors air more claims in R. Kelly case; one involves boy; On a quiet weekend at the U.S. box office, "Old" tops, "Snake Eyes" sinks. (July 26)

Here's the latest for Monday July 26th: Fires merge in Northern California; Senate races deadline to finish infrastructure deal; 28 kidnapped children released in Nigeria; Tornadoes strike Michigan.

As the drought worsens across the West, cattle ranchers are among those feeling the pain. In Colorado, a third-generation rancher fears he'll have to sell half of his beef cattle if he can't harvest enough hay to feed them due to the drought. (July 26)

Armed kidnappers in Nigeria released 28 of the more than 120 students who were abducted at the beginning of July from the Bethel Baptist High School in the northern town of Damishi. (July 26)

As the pandemic took hold across the US, it brought disruption and anxiety to most families. Yet some parents are grateful for one consequence: they are now opting to homeschool their children even as schools plan to resume in-person classes. (July 26)

Highlights of this day in history: President Harry Truman orders desegregation of U.S. Military; Cuba's Fidel Castro attacks Moncada barracks; Argentina's Eva Peron dies; Playwright George Bernard Shaw and rock star Mick Jagger born. (July 26)

Highlights of this day in history: President Harry Truman orders the desegregation of the U.S. Military; Cuba's Fidel Castro attacks Moncada barracks; Argentina's Eva Peron dies; Playwright George Bernard Shaw and rock star Mick Jagger are born. (July 26)

Here are the top stories for Sunday, July 25th: Dr. Fauci says US headed in `wrong direction' on coronavirus; 2nd GOP critic of Trump appointed to Jan. 6 committee; Deadly bus crash in Croatia; 28 students kidnapped in Nigeria freed by captors.

A bus swerved off a highway and crashed in Croatia early Sunday after the driver apparently fell asleep, killing 10 people and injuring at least 44. The crash happened near the town of Slavonski Brod. (July 25)