Las Vegas Sun

May 9, 2021

Currently: 84° — Complete forecast

AP Top Headlines at 7:52 p.m. EDT

Updated Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | 4:53 p.m.

President Joe Biden has set a new vaccination goal to deliver at least one dose to 70% of American adults by July Fourth A top expert is warning that the coming weeks in India will be “horrible,” as COVID-19 infections and deaths mount with alarming speed and there is no end in sight to the crisis A new U.S. intelligence assessment says any gains in women’s rights in Afghanistan made in the last two decades will be at risk after the U.S. withdraws later this year The defense attorney for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of killing George Floyd has requested a new trial, saying the court abused its discretion on several points and that the verdict should be impeached because of jury misconduct Relentless wind and rain have continued to pummel large swaths of the South, causing tornadoes, sparking a flash flood emergency in Alabama and damaging homes from Texas to Virginia Since the day after the deadly Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol, former President Donald Trump’s social media accounts have been silent — muzzled for inciting violence using the platforms as online megaphones Officials say 24 people were killed when an elevated section of Mexico City's metro collapsed as a train was traveling along it Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has missed a midnight deadline for putting together a new coalition government America's normal temperature is now a degree hotter than just 20 years ago As much as billionaire couple Bill and Melinda Gates want to keep their pending divorce private, the split is already sending shockwaves through the worlds of philanthropy and public health