LOS ANGELES — Mark Webber and Doug Brown rose before dawn to make the trip from Agoura Hills, California, arriving around 6 a.m. at the Leimert Park clinic in the hopes of getting vaccinated against monkeypox.
"We came ...Read more
TALLAHASSEE — With Renatha Francis joining the Florida Supreme Court, Gov. Ron DeSantis will cement a majority of his own appointees in line with his legal philosophy and thus more likely to rule in his favor on lawsuits...Read more
ATLANTA — The Southern Baptist Convention revealed on Friday that is under investigation by federal officials over the mishandling and cover-up of sex abuse complaints that go back decades.
The SBC said in a statement ...Read more
NEW YORK — The polio virus has been detected in New York City, health authorities said Friday, a jarring discovery arriving three weeks after the long-defeated virus reemerged in Rockland County north of the city. The ...Read more
One wanted to be a neurosurgeon and was a Real Madrid soccer fan. Another one loved to play basketball. A third one liked to pose for selfies to show off his tattoos.
One by one, the faces of young Cubans who likely died ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA — Nine people were wounded in shootings on Friday in Philadelphia, including four people in one incident in the city’s Frankford section and a 6-year-old boy grazed by a stray bullet, police said.
Just ...Read more
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York recorded a major uptick in the use of the state’s red flag law following the deadly Buffalo mass shooting this spring.
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Friday that more applications for Extreme Risk...Read more
BOISE, Idaho — Idaho residents will no longer be able to seek abortions in state after the Idaho Supreme Court earlier this week let the state implement its near-total abortion ban.
The decision came a little more than ...Read more
Kansas election officials plan to conduct a statewide recount of the vote rejecting an amendment to remove abortion rights from the state constitution after a citizen posted a $200,000 bond for the recount, the state ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The city of Sacramento on Friday announced it had agreed to pay Stephon Clark’s parents $1.7 million, which settles the final remaining portion of a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by his family...Read more
A two-decade cohort study has found women who follow one particular diet have a higher risk of breaking a hip.
The study, from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom, compared vegetarians, pescatarians and meat ...Read more
South Carolina Democratic gubernatorial nominee wants end of ‘geriatric’ politicians. Will it cost him help from Biden, Clyburn?
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Joe Cunningham made national headlines when he suggested an end to ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — In a potential mutiny against strict party rules imposed last year following allegations of frat house sexual assaults, University of Southern California officials said some fraternities are weighing ...Read more
When Indiana’s near-total abortion ban goes into effect on Sept. 15, the Planned Parenthood clinic in Merrillville — and its 10 other facilities in Indiana — will remain open to provide “critical health care ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — Anne Heche, the Emmy- and Tony-nominated actor whose work in “Six Days Seven Nights,” “Another World” and dozens of other projects dovetailed with a groundbreaking romance with Ellen DeGeneres that ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Legislation to decriminalize certain psychedelic drugs such as “magic mushrooms,” MDMA, ketamine and LSD was gutted by the California Legislature on Thursday, though the lawmaker who sponsored ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia School District staff and students must mask for the first 10 days of the 2022-23 school year, but masks will then be optional — but “strongly recommended” — as long as case counts do ...Read more
After Salman Rushdie was attacked as he began a lecture Friday in western New York, it was a potent reminder that an Islamic leader had issued a high-profile edict calling for the writer’s death in reaction to his 1988 ...Read more
Agents with the FBI had a warrant to search any rooms at Mar-a-Lago used by the club’s owner, former president Donald Trump, or his staff, according to court documents unsealed Friday afternoon.
While the layout of ...Read more
Vice President Kamala Harris joined with Oakland leaders Friday to announce the establishment of the Oakland Generation Fund, which aims to provide financial support to low-income children and help end generational poverty...Read more
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