Weinstein challenges extradition to face…

A lawyer for convicted movie producer Harvey Weinstein is challenging Weinstein’s extradition to California to face charges of sexually assaulting five women

In Domestic Terrorism Data, a Clear Trend Emerges

The Washington Post has done a deep dive into domestic terrorism incidents in the US over the last six years and found a clear trend: Attacks by far-right groups have far exceeded those by far-left groups. Some highlights from the analysis, based on data from the Center for Strategic and...

WHO says pandemic is ‘a long way from over’ as…

While vaccine rollouts are underway in most countries around the world, the first week of April marked the seventh consecutive week of rising COVID-19 transmission rates around the world.

DeSantis attacks YouTube for yanking his pandemic…

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is attacking YouTube for its decision to remove from its website a video of a pandemic panel discussion he recently held that it considered disinformation

Report: Cindy McCain to Be Named US Ambassador

She endorsed Joe Biden for president and was censured by the Arizona GOP, but Cindy McCain is still a Republican—and sources tell Politico that she is set to become the first Republican nominated to a Senate-confirmed role in Biden's administration. The sources say McCain, the 66-year-old widow of Sen....

US cyber experts worked to safeguard election

The U.S. Cyber Command conducted more than two dozen operations aimed at preventing interference in last November's presidential election, the general who leads the Pentagon's cyber force said Thursday. (March 25)

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Luke Bryan tests positive for COVID, sidelined…

Luke Bryan says he’s tested positive for COVID-19

Medical Expert: Drugs, Heart Condition Didn't…

"I can state with a high degree of medical certainty that George Floyd did not die from a cardiac event and he did not die from an overdose," the latest medical expert to testify at the trial of Derek Chauvin said Monday. Dr. Jonathan Rich, a cardiologist testifying for the...

Satellite shows volcano erupting over three days

A satellite detecting sulfur dioxide shows the La Soufrière volcano erupting over and over between April 9 and April 12, from St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

'Thought that was it': Runner recalls Boulder…

Distance runner Maggie Montoya called her mom and dad to say she loved them from a locked room as she waited out the Boulder shooting ordeal

Cruise Line Lost $4B, but CEO's Pay Doubled

Last year was a time of enormous economic distress and uncertainty. For the CEOs of major companies, it was also a time of enormous pay raises, the Wall Street Journal reports. While salaries were in many cases unchanged, and some CEOs volunteered to take pay cuts, the Journal notes that...

Colorado supermarket shooting suspect in court

Three days after he was led away in handcuffs from a Boulder supermarket where 10 people were fatally shot, the suspect appeared in court for the first time and his defense lawyer asked for a mental health assessment "to address his mental illness." (March 25)

Central American nations deploy troops to reduce…

The Biden administration has struck an agreement with a trio of Central American nations to temporarily surge troops to their borders in an effort to reduce the tide of immigration to the U.S. border

Expect Major Pushback From CEOs on Voting Laws

Last week, Mitch McConnell warned American businesses to stay out of politics amid the fallout over Georgia's new voting restrictions . CEOs do not appear to be heeding the warning. Coverage: The call: The Washington Post reports that more than 100 chief executives and corporate leaders spoke on a Zoom call...

Temperatures to bounce back in mid-Atlantic, but…

Following a storm-filled weekend, dreary conditions will still plague the Northeast during the early portion of the week.

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US budget deficit jumps to record $1.7 trillion…

The U.S. government’s budget deficit surged to an all-time high of $1.7 trillion for the first six months of this budget year

One Small Pretzel Turned Her Into a Quadriplegic

A model and aspiring actress who suffered severe brain damage because of a bite-size pretzel has been awarded $29.5 million by a jury, reports the Las Vegas Review-Journal . Chantel Giacalone, then 27, was in Vegas at a convention in 2013 when a friend brought her a frozen yogurt with...

'Godzilla vs. Kong' promises message in the mayhem

Actors Rebecca Hall, Alexander Skarsgard and Millie Bobby Brown discuss whether their clash of the titans adventure has a deeper meaning behind its giant monster brawls. (March 25)

Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt join Oscars starry…

The Oscars are aiming to be more like a movie than a television show and enlisting A-list stars like Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Halle Berry and Reese Witherspoon to help

Protests After Cops Fatally Shoot Black Man Near…

Protesters and police clashed Sunday night in Brooklyn Center, Minn., near Minneapolis, after police fatally shot a Black man that afternoon. Daunte Wright, 20, was stopped around 2pm on an outstanding warrant, the AP reports. Police say they tried to arrest him and he got back in his car and...

Accumulating snowfall to blanket much of the…

Snow is expected to stretch from Montana to Colorado as a surge of cold air drives temperatures far below normal.

Coroner identifies 3 young children killed in Los…

Authorities have identified the three young children who were killed in a gruesome slaying in Los Angeles over the weekend

One Cop Fired After Army Officer's Pepper Spraying

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Sunday ordered the Virginia State Police to investigate the December traffic stop in which an Army second lieutenant was allegedly pepper sprayed , hit, handcuffed, threatened, and had guns drawn on him. Caron Nazario is suing over the incident, which involved two officers from the Windsor...

Senior couple connects community through music

Peter and Veronica Fuchs have created a community where they share their musical talents to entertain a variety of people from their Vi at Aventura home. They end their daily Facebook live show by performing Peter's original song “Wear a Mask." (March 25)

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Tensions rise in water battle along…

A historic drought in a massive agricultural region straddling Northern California and southern Oregon could mean steep cuts to the water provided to hundreds of farmers to sustain endangered fish species

Wall Street Journal Ranks Cities on Jobs

After a year in which the pandemic upended the economy, which cities rank as the strongest on jobs? The Wall Street Journal crunched factors including the unemployment rate, weekly wages, labor force participation, and change in the size of the workforce in its new analysis. In its view, the "hottest...

Damaging and deadly storms move across the…

A number of states were hit with severe weather, including damaging and deadly tornado-warned storms, on the weekend of April 9-11.