PALM BEACH, Fla. — As an intrepid student reporter whose dreams carried him all the way to an interview in the White House with President Barack Obama, Damon Weaver found himself in the national spotlight at a young age....Read more
SAN DIEGO — His left eye still swollen and a bandage covering stitches on his cheek, the homeless man who was seen in a video being punched in his face, head and leg by two San Diego police officers who tackled him to ...Read more
The University of California system agreed Friday to extend its court-mandated policy of test-free admissions through 2025, according to advocacy groups that argue the use of SAT and ACT scores discriminates against ...Read more
WASHINGTON — A U.S. House Democrat is laying the groundwork to reprimand three Republican colleagues, two of them from Georgia and one from Arizona, who made comments in recent days downplaying the Jan. 6 riot at the ...Read more
MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday returned 22 people from Cuba who were caught at sea off the Florida Keys in two separate migration attempts late last week and earlier this week.
The first group was spotted and ...Read more
JAFFA, Israel — In the ancient port city of Jaffa, where Jewish and Palestinian citizens of Israel live side by side, the ritual has taken on an ugly familiarity.
Smoke rises from smoldering trash bins as young Arab men...Read more
WASHINGTON — Neera Tanden, the president and CEO of the Center for American Progress, will become a senior adviser to President Joe Biden, a White House official confirmed Friday.
Tanden, whose nomination to be director...Read more
WASHINGTON — A former staffer’s allegations that Rep. Doug Lamborn let his son live in the Capitol basement and directed employees to complete personal tasks could make the Colorado Republican the subject of an ethics ...Read more
San Francisco Police Chief William “Bill” Scott offered a rare public apology this week for a recent police shooting of an unarmed car burglary suspect.
Xavier Pittman Jr., 23, was shot in the wrist by plainclothes ...Read more
OTTAWA, Canada — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government has begun preliminary internal discussions about reopening the border with the U.S., even as Canada remains well behind its neighbor in vaccinations.
Senior ...Read more
Minneapolis residents will likely vote in November on future of city's police department
MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis residents will likely vote in November on whether to replace the city's police department, offering ...Read more
WASHINGTON — Dozens of Customs and Border Protection employees violated policies by posting offensive and unprofessional content on social media, including an anti-immigrant cartoon of children locked in kennels, ...Read more
President Joe Biden revoked a bevy of his predecessor’s controversial executive orders on Friday, including one that directed the construction of a sculpture garden of “American Heroes” and another one that sought to...Read more
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The city of Columbus has agreed to pay $10 million to the family of André Hill, an unarmed Black man fatally shot by former Columbus police officer Adam Coy in December, City Attorney Zach Klein ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA — The remains of MOVE bombing victims that Philadelphia cremated and discarded had been in a cardboard box in a storage closet that staff in the medical examiner’s office found while clearing out as they ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — After a Long Beach educational organization sued the Biden administration last month, several dozen immigrants have received travel permits to study abroad.
The approvals came just in time for the students...Read more
California would allow seniors living in the country illegally to apply for the state's health care program for low-income residents under Gov. Gavin Newsom's revised budget proposal unveiled Friday.
The $859-million ...Read more
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. — A man whose 4-year-old son found a pistol and accidentally killed himself in their Union home told detectives he left the handgun under his couch and fell asleep after smoking marijuana and taking ...Read more
NEW YORK — Four suspects were in custody after a Manhattan subway crime spree in which three riders were slashed and a fourth slugged in a terrifying 12-minute stretch of unprovoked attacks early Friday, police said.
SEATTLE — University of Washington researchers are studying how to control the brain. They might have found the answer in an eel-like fish.
In a paper published this month, researchers at UW Medicine, Washington ...Read more
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