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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to Retire

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to Retire

WASHINGTON D.C. (WBAP/KLIF News) – Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is planning to retire, according to multiple news sources. The opening paves the way for President Joe Biden to make his first appointment. The Liberal Justice was nominated for the High Court by President George W. Bush in 2005 and took his seat in September…MORE

Healing Service to be held for Congregation Beth Israel Following Weekend Attack

Healing Service to be held for Congregation Beth Israel Following Weekend Attack

COLLEYVILLE (WBAP/KLIF News) – A vigil will be held Monday night in support of the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville following an attack over the weekend. Authorities said 44-year-old British citizen Malik Faisal Akram stormed into the synagogue with a gun and held four people hostage for more than 10 hours on Saturday. The…MORE

A Closer Look at the Case of Aafia Siddiqui, Jailed in Fort Worth

A Closer Look at the Case of Aafia Siddiqui, Jailed in Fort Worth

(WBAP/KLIF) – The man who authorities say held hostages inside a Colleyville synagogue had demanded the release of a Pakistani woman who is imprisoned nearby on charges of trying to kill American service members in Afghanistan. The woman whose freedom was sought, Aafia Siddiqui, is serving an 86-year prison sentence after being convicted in Manhattan…MORE

Fauci Says Omicron Variant is `Just Raging Around the World’

Fauci Says Omicron Variant is `Just Raging Around the World’

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) – The White House’s top medical adviser says the COVID-19 omicron variant is “just raging around the world.” And President Joe Biden is planning on Tuesday to give what his press secretary says is “a stark warning of what the winter will look like” for unvaccinated Americans. Dr. Anthony Fauci says “the…MORE

President Biden Launches Winter COVID-19 Battle Plan

President Biden Launches Winter COVID-19 Battle Plan

WASHINGTON (WBAP/KLIF News) – As the United States braces for the winter months, President Biden laid out details about his administration’s plan to battle COVID-19. The new protocols revealed Thursday come as the new Omicron South African variant was detected in California. Biden is among world leaders who implemented a travel ban from eight African…MORE

US Mandates COVID-19 Vaccines or Testing For Big Companies By January 4

US Mandates COVID-19 Vaccines or Testing For Big Companies By January 4

WASHINGTON D.C. (WBAP/KLIF News) – There are new COVID-19 vaccine mandates for tens of millions of American employees who work for large companies. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration released new guidelines Thursday for companies with 100 or more employees. Businesses must ensure workers are fully vaccinated with paid time off to get the shot…MORE

Shooter in Custody in Connection with Shooting at Timberview High School in Mansfield ISD

Shooter in Custody in Connection with Shooting at Timberview High School in Mansfield ISD

UPDATE: The suspect in the Wednesday morning shooting at Timberview High School in the Mansfield ISD is in custody. 18-year-old Timothy Simpkins turned himself into Arlington police. MANSFIELD (WBAP/KLIF News) – The search for the suspect in a shooting at Timberview High School in Mansfield ISD is underway. Arlington Assistant Police Chief Kevin Kolbye said…MORE

Governor Abbott Signs Election Integrity Bill Into Law

Governor Abbott Signs Election Integrity Bill Into Law

TYLER (WBAP/KLIF News) – After months of bitter fighting within the Texas Legislature, Governor Greg Abbott signed the Election Integrity bill known as Senate Bill 1 into law. At a ceremony in Tyler on Tuesday, Abbott was joined by the bill’s authors, Republican State Senator Brian Hughes and Republican Representative Andrew Murr. Senate Bill 1, or…MORE

FDA Grants Full Approval to Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 Vaccine

FDA Grants Full Approval to Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 Vaccine

WASHINGTON (WBAP/KLIF News) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted full approval to Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for people 16 and older. It’s the first COVID vaccine to be fully cleared in the United States since the race to combat the pandemic began last year. The FDA said the vaccine is still available for…MORE