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SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras | Caravan migrants and worried families try to stay in touch

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — There was cake at little Brithani Lizeth’s third birthday party, and also tears. Though her grandmother and aunt tried to make their simple cinder block home festive, the little girl could not be consoled. She missed her parents. Orbelina Orellana and Elmer Alberto Cardona were hundreds of miles and two … Continue reading SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras | Caravan migrants and worried families try to stay in touch

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | Native American women’s election to US House celebrated

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — As a girl, Debra Haaland remembers joining her grandmother as she chopped wood and fetched water for her home in tiny Mesita, a Native American community situated in New Mexico’s high desert. Haaland, an enrolled Laguna Pueblo member, is certain it was these early experiences and the example of her grandmother’s work … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | Native American women’s election to US House celebrated

JACKSON, Miss. | Murder charge for grandmother after toddler found in oven

JACKSON, Miss.— The death of a 20-month-old girl found stabbed and burned inside an oven of a Mississippi Delta home led to a murder charge Tuesday against the child’s grandmother, authorities said. Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams Sr. said 48-year-old Carolyn Jones was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Royalty Marie Floyd in … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss. | Murder charge for grandmother after toddler found in oven

SYDNEY | Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in Sydney before 16-day tour

SYDNEY — Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle arrived in Sydney on Monday, a day before they officially start a 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific. The trip is their only international tour since the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were married in May, apart from a two-day visit to Ireland. The … Continue reading SYDNEY | Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in Sydney before 16-day tour

LONDON | Another royal wedding for Britain as Princess Eugenie weds

LONDON  — Britain will have its second royal wedding of the year when Princess Eugenie weds a tequila brand ambassador in a gala ceremony on the grounds of Windsor Castle. Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank are to marry Friday at St. George’s Chapel, which is part of the castle complex. The nuptials will draw most senior … Continue reading LONDON | Another royal wedding for Britain as Princess Eugenie weds

ATLANTA | Georgia girl, 11, dies as Michael hurls debris through roof

ATLANTA — By all accounts, Sarah Radney was safe inside her grandparents’ home when Hurricane Michael roared into southwest Georgia. If the family feared anything, it was probably falling trees — not a carport next to the house. In what could only be described as a freak accident, authorities say Michael’s powerful winds lifted the … Continue reading ATLANTA | Georgia girl, 11, dies as Michael hurls debris through roof

JACKSON, Miss | Police: Man in a wheelchair charged with killing 3 relatives

JACKSON, Miss. — A man in a wheel chair has been charged with fatally shooting his mother, grandmother and sister Sunday morning at a home in Mississippi‘s capital city, authorities said. The Jackson Police Department said in a statement that Maurice Forte, 22, is facing three counts of murder in connection with the deaths. Police … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss | Police: Man in a wheelchair charged with killing 3 relatives

PHOENIX | Police arrest 4 at ICE protest outside Arizona jail

PHOENIX — Over 100 activists gathered outside a jail in Phoenix on Wednesday to protest Sheriff Paul Penzone’s continued cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities. Four activists who chained themselves to each other outside one of the jail entrances were arrested in an act of civil disobedience. Authorities said the four were sitting … Continue reading PHOENIX | Police arrest 4 at ICE protest outside Arizona jail