MOSCOW — The stakes keep getting higher in Russian President Vladimir Putin’s standoff with his most prominent critic, Alexei Navalny.
With Navalny lying gravely ill in a prison hospital, his opposition movement has ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS — Jurors remained in deliberations into the afternoon Tuesday in the Derek Chauvin murder trial, after being given the case late Monday.
The jury heard nearly six hours of closing arguments from opposing ...Read more
Boeing Co. is sticking with Chief Executive Officer Dave Calhoun to guide the company through a long and uncertain recovery, while parting ways with a potential contender for his job.
The company’s board raised Calhoun�...Read more
The U.S. faces a national security “crisis” due to its lack of semiconductor production, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo told senators in a hearing on President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan.
“It is not an ...Read more
WASHINGTON – North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer have helped organize a bipartisan letter calling on businesses to speak out against a flurry of bills introduced across the country that ...Read more
WASHINGTON – When Joe Biden was faced with the prospect of becoming the vice presidential nominee back in 2008, he turned to Walter Mondale.
And Mondale's counsel has stuck with Biden in the years since. The president ...Read more
WASHINGTON – The United States still lacks a comprehensive COVID-19 testing strategy more than a year into the pandemic, as the spread of variants and increasing case counts threaten to undermine the effects of the ...Read more
DETROIT – Two of the top national health experts who Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says advised her the state's third COVID-19 surge is not a policy problem warranting more public health mandates told the Free Press tighter ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles is poised to become the latest city to try universal basic income.
Mayor Eric Garcetti included a $24 million Basic Income Guaranteed program in his city budget to be released Tuesday. L.A. ...Read more
LANSING, Mich — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer traveled out of state earlier this year to visit her father who is battling a chronic illness, spokesman Bobby Leddy said Monday.
The acknowledgment came after spring break trips ...Read more
NEW YORK — A gunman man opened fire in a Long Island grocery store Tuesday, killing a colleague and wounding at least two others, officials said.
The gunman, identified as Gabriel DeWitt Wilson — believed to be a ...Read more
NEW YORK – New York City’s top cop has choice words for Rep. Maxine Waters for urging protesters to “get confrontational” with police — but you won’t hear them.
“I think it’s incredibly reckless. I even ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota is almost halfway to vaccinating 80% of its eligible population against COVID-19, but whether it can reach that goal — or even needs to get that far to stifle the pandemic — is unclear.
CHICAGO – In southern Illinois, public health officials struggle to fill coronavirus vaccine appointment slots as the region sits on a three-week supply of doses.
It’s far different in north suburban Lake County, ...Read more
LOS ANGELES – A celebrity doctor nominated to a local homeless commission has been pulled from consideration after community members objected and mounted a #DumpDrDrew Twitter campaign accusing him of promoting policies ...Read more
Thirteen months and two presidents into a once-in-a-century public-health crisis, toxic politics still bedevil effective policies against COVID-19 — an indication of the challenges the U.S. will face in any future ...Read more
CHICAGO — They built limestone aqueducts in the Dan Ryan Woods and dug out the Skokie Lagoons one shovel at a time. At Starved Rock State Park, they raised lodges, and along the I&M Canal, they extended dozens of bridges...Read more
Some of America’s most prominent corporations infuriated Republicans in Congress earlier this month when they protested a Georgia law setting state voting rules. The longtime alliance between the GOP and business seemed ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Last spring, only weeks into the pandemic, Christina Garcia was spending her days struggling to help her two young sons adjust to online schooling when she got such a heavy, painful period she could ...Read more
In the aftermath of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, many of the nation’s largest corporations pledged that they would suspend donations to elected officials who opposed the certification of Joe Biden’s ...Read more
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