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Study: Gas stoves worse for climate than previously thought

(AP) - Gas stoves are contributing more to global warming than previously thought because of constant tiny methane leaks while they're off, a new study found. The same study that tested emissions around stoves in homes raised new concerns about indoor air quality and health because of levels ...

Book about Holocaust banned in Tennessee school district

ATHENS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee school district has voted to ban a Pulitzer Prize winning graphic novel about the Holocaust due to "inappropriate language" and an illustration of a nude woman, according to minutes from a board meeting. The McMinn County School Board decided Jan. 10 to ...

Biden: 1st black woman justice on high court ‘long overdue’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden today affirmed his pledge to nominate the first black woman to the U.S. Supreme Court, saying it was "long overdue." He praised retiring Justice Stephen Breyer as a model public servant and promised a nominee by the end of February. Breyer joined Biden ...

Michigan school shooting suspect to pursue insanity defense

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — A teenager charged with killing four students at Michigan high school will pursue an insanity defense, his lawyers said in a notice filed today as he, his parents and school officials faced a new lawsuit over the attack at Oxford High School that killed four ...

Thurs. 10:50 a.m.: It’s official – Roethlisberger hangs up his cleats

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger's NFL career is over. The longtime Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback announced his retirement today, saying it was “time to clean out my locker, hang up my cleats” after 18 years, two Super Bowls, countless team records and a spot in the Hall of Fame ...