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Kansas City Royals' Whit Merrifield watches from the dugout during the second inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers Monday, July 11, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. Today marked the first day Merrifield has missed playing after setting a Royals record of playing in 533 consecutive games. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

10 unvaccinated Royals players skipping trip to Toronto

The Kansas City Royals will be without 10 of the 26 players…

Kansas City Royals' Whit Merrifield watches from the dugout during the second inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers Monday, July 11, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. Today marked the first day Merrifield has missed playing after setting a Royals record of playing in 533 consecutive games. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago.  Tesla is forming a special committee to evaluate  Musk’s plan to take the company private. The electric car maker said Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018  that the committee will include three independent directors. The committee has yet to receive a formal proposal from Musk on a going private transaction. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)

Elon Musk says he’s terminating Twitter deal, board to fight

Elon Musk’s tumultuous $44 billion bid to buy Twitter is on the…

FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago.  Tesla is forming a special committee to evaluate  Musk’s plan to take the company private. The electric car maker said Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018  that the committee will include three independent directors. The committee has yet to receive a formal proposal from Musk on a going private transaction. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
FILE - An Ethiopian woman stands by sacks of wheat to be distributed by the Relief Society of Tigray in the town of Agula, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia Saturday, May 8, 2021. World hunger rose in 2021 with around 2.3 billion people facing moderate or severe difficulty obtaining food -- and that was before the Ukraine war which has sparked increases in the cost of grain, fertilizer and energy, according to a U.N. report launched Wednesday, July 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)

UN: 2.3 billion people severely or moderately hungry in 2021

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World hunger rose in 2021, with around 2.3…

FILE - An Ethiopian woman stands by sacks of wheat to be distributed by the Relief Society of Tigray in the town of Agula, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia Saturday, May 8, 2021. World hunger rose in 2021 with around 2.3 billion people facing moderate or severe difficulty obtaining food -- and that was before the Ukraine war which has sparked increases in the cost of grain, fertilizer and energy, according to a U.N. report launched Wednesday, July 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at the start of a cabinet meeting, in Downing Street, London, Tuesday, July 5, 2022. (Justin Tallis/Pool Photo via AP)

In major blow, 2 key ministers quit Boris Johnson government

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was clinging to power…

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at the start of a cabinet meeting, in Downing Street, London, Tuesday, July 5, 2022. (Justin Tallis/Pool Photo via AP)
Terrified parade-goers fled Highland Park's Fourth of July parade after shots were fired, leaving behind their belongings as they sought safety, Monday, July 4, 2022, in Highland Park, Ill. (Lynn Sweet/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

6 dead, 24 wounded in shooting at Chicago-area July 4 parade

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A gunman on a rooftop opened fire…

Terrified parade-goers fled Highland Park's Fourth of July parade after shots were fired, leaving behind their belongings as they sought safety, Monday, July 4, 2022, in Highland Park, Ill. (Lynn Sweet/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Last year Alberta RCMP took 101 impaired drivers off the roads over the Victoria Day long weekend. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Last year Alberta RCMP took 101 impaired drivers off the roads over the Victoria Day long weekend. (File photo by Advocate staff)
People leave the Field's shopping center in Copenhagen, Denmark Sunday, July 3, 2022. A gunman opened fire inside the busy shopping mall in the Danish capital Sunday, killing a few people and critically wounding a few others, police said. (Olafur Steinar Rye Gestsson/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)

Motive likely not terror-related in ‘brutal’ Danish shooting

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A gunman who killed three people when he…

People leave the Field's shopping center in Copenhagen, Denmark Sunday, July 3, 2022. A gunman opened fire inside the busy shopping mall in the Danish capital Sunday, killing a few people and critically wounding a few others, police said. (Olafur Steinar Rye Gestsson/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
Canadian rock legend Randy Bachman, right, and Japanese musician TAKESHI speak with the media after Bachman reunited with his stolen Gretsch guitar during the Lost and Found Guitar Exchange Ceremony Friday, July 1, 2022, at Canadian Embassy in Tokyo. Bachman’s long-held dream came true Friday when he was reunited in Tokyo with a beloved guitar nearly a half-century after it was stolen from a Toronto hotel. Bachman, 78, a former member of The Guess Who, received the guitar from TAKESHI, a Japanese musician who had bought it at a Tokyo store in 2014 without knowing its history. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Rock star Randy Bachman reunited with beloved stolen guitar

TOKYO — Canadian rock legend Randy Bachman’s long search came to an…

Canadian rock legend Randy Bachman, right, and Japanese musician TAKESHI speak with the media after Bachman reunited with his stolen Gretsch guitar during the Lost and Found Guitar Exchange Ceremony Friday, July 1, 2022, at Canadian Embassy in Tokyo. Bachman’s long-held dream came true Friday when he was reunited in Tokyo with a beloved guitar nearly a half-century after it was stolen from a Toronto hotel. Bachman, 78, a former member of The Guess Who, received the guitar from TAKESHI, a Japanese musician who had bought it at a Tokyo store in 2014 without knowing its history. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
This Feb. 26, 2021, file photo shows an oil well east of Casper, Wyo. The Biden administration is raising royalty rates that companies must pay for oil and natural gas extracted from federal lands as it moves forward under court order with sales of public fossil fuel reserves in nine states. (AP Photo/Mead Gruver, File)

Biden administration holding its first onshore oil sales

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. government this week is holding its…

This Feb. 26, 2021, file photo shows an oil well east of Casper, Wyo. The Biden administration is raising royalty rates that companies must pay for oil and natural gas extracted from federal lands as it moves forward under court order with sales of public fossil fuel reserves in nine states. (AP Photo/Mead Gruver, File)
FILE - This undated file photo shows a Qatari liquid natural gas (LNG) tanker ship being loaded up with LNG, made up mainly of methane, at Raslaffans Sea Port, northern Qatar. The state-owned oil and gas company Qatar Energy said Monday, June 27, 2022, it is joining a new industry-led initiative to reduce nearly all methane emissions from operations by 2030. (AP Photo, File)

Qatar Energy to cut emissions as methane movement grows

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The state-owned oil and gas company…

FILE - This undated file photo shows a Qatari liquid natural gas (LNG) tanker ship being loaded up with LNG, made up mainly of methane, at Raslaffans Sea Port, northern Qatar. The state-owned oil and gas company Qatar Energy said Monday, June 27, 2022, it is joining a new industry-led initiative to reduce nearly all methane emissions from operations by 2030. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - Ralph Reed speaks during a Donald Trump campaign event courting devout conservatives by combining praise, prayer and patriotism, July 23, 2020, in Alpharetta, Ga. “When he ran in 2016, he promised that he would appoint conservative and pro-life judges to the federal courts starting with the U.S. Supreme Court. And he kept his word," said Reed, an evangelical leader and chair of the The Faith and Freedom Coalition. "Those in the faith community that felt it was worth taking a chance on Donald Trump in 2016 have been vindicated." (AP Photo/John Amis, File)

Trump’s lasting legacy grows as Supreme Court overturns Roe

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden rarely mentions his predecessor by name. But…

FILE - Ralph Reed speaks during a Donald Trump campaign event courting devout conservatives by combining praise, prayer and patriotism, July 23, 2020, in Alpharetta, Ga. “When he ran in 2016, he promised that he would appoint conservative and pro-life judges to the federal courts starting with the U.S. Supreme Court. And he kept his word," said Reed, an evangelical leader and chair of the The Faith and Freedom Coalition. "Those in the faith community that felt it was worth taking a chance on Donald Trump in 2016 have been vindicated." (AP Photo/John Amis, File)
The Independence Monument overlooking Kyiv's Maidan Square, Ukraine, Saturday, June 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

Russia strikes Kyiv as Western leaders meet in Europe

KYIV, Ukraine — Russian missiles hit the Ukrainian capital early Sunday, striking…

The Independence Monument overlooking Kyiv's Maidan Square, Ukraine, Saturday, June 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
A body is removed from a nightclub in East London, South Africa, Sunday June 26, 2022. South African police are investigating the deaths of at least 20 people at a nightclub in the coastal town of East London early Sunday morning. It is unclear what led to the deaths of the young people, who were reportedly attending a party to celebrate the end of winter school exams. (AP Photo)

At least 20 dead in South African club; cause not yet known

JOHANNESBURG — South African police are investigating the deaths of at least…

A body is removed from a nightclub in East London, South Africa, Sunday June 26, 2022. South African police are investigating the deaths of at least 20 people at a nightclub in the coastal town of East London early Sunday morning. It is unclear what led to the deaths of the young people, who were reportedly attending a party to celebrate the end of winter school exams. (AP Photo)
The Supreme Court, Friday, June 24, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

Friday’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states

The Supreme Court, Friday, June 24, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
FILE - This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. British health officials said Monday, June 13, 2022 they have detected another 104 cases of monkeypox in England, in what has become the biggest outbreak beyond Africa of the normally rare disease.  (Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regner/CDC via AP, file)

WHO considers declaring monkeypox a global health emergency

WHO said it did not expect to announce any decisions made by its emergency committee before Friday

FILE - This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. British health officials said Monday, June 13, 2022 they have detected another 104 cases of monkeypox in England, in what has become the biggest outbreak beyond Africa of the normally rare disease.  (Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regner/CDC via AP, file)
A window washer work around the town square, Thursday, June 9, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. Uvalde is home to the Texas elementary school where a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers has long been a part of the fabric of the small city of Uvalde, a school attended by generations of families, and where the spark came that led to Hispanic parents and students to band together to fight discrimination over a half-century ago. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Texas top cop: Uvalde police response an ‘abject failure’

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police had enough officers on the scene of…

A window washer work around the town square, Thursday, June 9, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. Uvalde is home to the Texas elementary school where a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers has long been a part of the fabric of the small city of Uvalde, a school attended by generations of families, and where the spark came that led to Hispanic parents and students to band together to fight discrimination over a half-century ago. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
A video exhibit plays as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 16, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

1/6 panel to hear from Raffensperger, others Trump pushed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House 1/6 committee is hearing Tuesday from the…

A video exhibit plays as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 16, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
FILE - Robert Habeck, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection, takes part in the East German Economic Forum (OWF) in Bad Saarow, Germany, Monday, June 13, 2022. Habeck is stepping up an appeal for the country's residents to save energy after Russia's Gazprom announced significant cuts in natural gas deliveries through a key pipeline. (Patrick Pleul/dpa via AP, File)

Germany to limit use of gas for electricity production

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s economy minister said Sunday that the country will…

FILE - Robert Habeck, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection, takes part in the East German Economic Forum (OWF) in Bad Saarow, Germany, Monday, June 13, 2022. Habeck is stepping up an appeal for the country's residents to save energy after Russia's Gazprom announced significant cuts in natural gas deliveries through a key pipeline. (Patrick Pleul/dpa via AP, File)
Media set up before the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds its second public hearing to reveal the findings of a year-long investigation, on Capitol Hill, Monday, June 13, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

7 arrested in House office building linked to Colbert show

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Capitol Police said Friday that officers arrested seven…

Media set up before the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds its second public hearing to reveal the findings of a year-long investigation, on Capitol Hill, Monday, June 13, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
CAPTION CORRECTS FAMILY NAME OF SOLDIER Soldiers place an Ukrainian flag on the coffin of activist and soldier Roman Ratushnyi during a memorial service at Maidan square in Kyiv, Ukraine, Saturday, June 18, 2022. Ratushnyi died in a battle near Izyum, where Russian and Ukrainian troops are fighting for control the area. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In Ukraine, funeral for activist killed and mourned in war

John Leicester, The Associated Press KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Poppies, the blood-red…

CAPTION CORRECTS FAMILY NAME OF SOLDIER Soldiers place an Ukrainian flag on the coffin of activist and soldier Roman Ratushnyi during a memorial service at Maidan square in Kyiv, Ukraine, Saturday, June 18, 2022. Ratushnyi died in a battle near Izyum, where Russian and Ukrainian troops are fighting for control the area. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)