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With help from AI, Randy Travis got his voice back. Here’s how his first song post-stroke came to be

With help from AI, Randy Travis got his voice back. Here’s how his first song post-stroke came to be

With some help from artificial intelligence, country music star Randy Travis, celebrated for his timeless hits like “Forever and Ever, Amen” and “I Told You So,” has his voice back. In July 2013, Travis was hospitalized with viral cardiomyopathy, a virus that attacks the heart, and later suffered a stroke. The Country Music Hall of Famer had to relearn how to walk, spell and read…Read more

When it comes to government planes and political trips, who pays for a president’s campaign travel?

When it comes to government planes and political trips, who pays for a president’s campaign travel?

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s no simple matter to move the commander in chief from point A to B, and it’s even more complicated when the president is seeking a second term. President Joe Biden recently spent three days in Pennsylvania, a pivotal state in the 2024 campaign, and he plans to be in Virginia and Florida this coming week. The Democratic incumbent is seeking an edge over Republican…Read more

Sluggish start for spring homebuying season as home sales fall in March with mortgage rates rising

Sluggish start for spring homebuying season as home sales fall in March with mortgage rates rising

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The spring homebuying season is off to a sluggish start as home shoppers contend with elevated mortgage rates and rising prices. Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes fell 4.3% in March from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.19 million, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday. That’s the first monthly decline in sales since…Read more

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Life sentence for gang member who turned northern Virginia into ‘hunting ground’

Life sentence for gang member who turned northern Virginia into ‘hunting ground’

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Even in the violent world of the MS-13 street gang, the killings in northern Virginia in the summer of 2019 stood out. In that year, “the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area became an MS-13 hunting ground,” in the words of prosecutors…Continue Reading

With help from AI, Randy Travis got his voice back. Here’s how his first song post-stroke came to be

With help from AI, Randy Travis got his voice back. Here’s how his first song post-stroke came to be

With some help from artificial intelligence, country music star Randy Travis, celebrated for his timeless hits like “Forever and Ever, Amen” and “I Told You So,” has his voice back. In July 2013, Travis was hospitalized with viral cardiomyopathy, a virus that attacks the heart, and later suffered a stroke. The Country Music Hall of Famer had to relearn how to walk, spell and read…Continue Reading

Hamas accepts cease-fire proposal for Gaza, but Israel’s stance still uncertain

Hamas accepts cease-fire proposal for Gaza, but Israel’s stance still uncertain

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hamas announced Monday it has accepted an Egyptian-Qatari cease-fire proposal, but there was no immediate word from Israel, leaving it uncertain whether a deal had been sealed to bring a halt to the seven-month-long war in Gaza…Continue Reading

Biden says the US is rushing weaponry to Ukraine as he signs a $95 billion war aid measure into law

Biden says the US is rushing weaponry to Ukraine as he signs a $95 billion war aid measure into law

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that he was immediately rushing badly needed weaponry to Ukraine as he signed into law a $95 billion war aid measure that also included assistance for Israel, Taiwan and other global hotspots…Continue Reading

Some Nikki Haley voters are hanging on to her candidacy and, like her, refuse to endorse Trump

Some Nikki Haley voters are hanging on to her candidacy and, like her, refuse to endorse Trump

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — When Nikki Haley suspended her presidential campaign, she refused to endorse Donald Trump as the last remaining major candidate for the 2024 Republican nomination — and apparently so did some of her supporters in Pennsylvania…Continue Reading

About 1 in 4 US adults over 50 say they expect to never retire, an AARP study finds

About 1 in 4 US adults over 50 say they expect to never retire, an AARP study finds

WASHINGTON (AP) — About one-quarter of U.S. adults over age 50 say they expect to never retire and 70% are concerned about prices rising faster than their income, an AARP survey finds. About 1 in 4 have no retirement savings, according to research released Wednesday by the organization that shows how a graying America is worrying…Continue Reading

When it comes to government planes and political trips, who pays for a president’s campaign travel?

When it comes to government planes and political trips, who pays for a president’s campaign travel?

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s no simple matter to move the commander in chief from point A to B, and it’s even more complicated when the president is seeking a second term. President Joe Biden recently spent three days in Pennsylvania, a pivotal state in the 2024 campaign, and he plans to be in Virginia and Florida this coming week. The Democratic incumbent is seeking an edge over Republican…Continue Reading

Prosecutors will make history with opening statements in Trump’s hush money criminal trial

Prosecutors will make history with opening statements in Trump’s hush money criminal trial

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in history, prosecutors will present a criminal case against a former American president to a jury Monday as they accuse Donald Trump of a hush money scheme aimed at preventing damaging stories about his personal life from becoming public…Continue Reading

2 jurors dismissed from Trump hush money trial as prosecutors seek to hold ex-president in contempt

2 jurors dismissed from Trump hush money trial as prosecutors seek to hold ex-president in contempt

NEW YORK (AP) — Two jurors in former President Donald Trump’s hush money trial were dismissed Thursday, one after expressing doubt about her ability to be fair and impartial and the other over concerns that some of his answers in court may not have been accurate…Continue Reading

Sluggish start for spring homebuying season as home sales fall in March with mortgage rates rising

Sluggish start for spring homebuying season as home sales fall in March with mortgage rates rising

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The spring homebuying season is off to a sluggish start as home shoppers contend with elevated mortgage rates and rising prices. Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes fell 4.3% in March from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.19 million, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday. That’s the first monthly decline in sales since…Continue Reading

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