BOSTON — A new employee within the state’s Office of Coastal Zone Management will be tasked with identifying the strategies, funding and a regulatory framework to address the impacts of climate change along ...Read more
MIAMI — A South Florida nursing school network accused of selling thousands of bogus transcripts and diplomas for millions of dollars has led to the convictions of 20 business executives, employees and associates almost ...Read more
This summer’s oxygen-poor “dead zone” in the Chesapeake Bay was the smallest since scientists started monitoring it in 1985, according to estimates by researchers in Maryland and Virginia.
The good news for the bay ...Read more
MIAMI — Police on Tuesday were investigating antisemitic vandalism at the University of Florida Chabad Jewish student center after a person was caught on security footage late last week in the act, according to the ...Read more
Murders, kidnappings, rapes and other attacks are increasingly becoming part of the daily reality for thousands of Haitians in the country’s once peaceful countryside, the United Nations said Tuesday, as a new harrowing ...Read more
ATLANTA — Amy Carter stood before the mourners gathered in Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church in Atlanta Tuesday, reading from a letter her father sent her mother 75 years ago while he was serving with the U.S. Navy....Read more
US wants Venezuela to release hostages, threatens new sanctions
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration will stick to its promise to reimpose sanctions on Nicolás Maduro’s regime in Venezuela unless he takes concrete ...Read more
PLAINS, Ga. — In this town that looks like something out of a quaint movie, where Main Street consists of a handful of stores, and the former bus depot has been turned into a museum, there’s a still silence.
It’s ...Read more
The U.S. Department of Education has added Harvard University to its list of schools that are under investigation for possible civil rights violations as students have reported antisemitic incidents amid the Israel-Hamas ...Read more
CHICAGO — After weeks of consideration, former Illinois House Republican leader Jim Durkin said Tuesday he will not seek the GOP nomination for Cook County state’s attorney, saying he thinks Donald Trump’s likely ...Read more
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Convicted double murderer and disbarred Hampton County attorney Alex Murdaugh has been sentenced to 27 years in the South Carolina Department of Corrections for more than a decade of financial crimes.
MIAMI — A day after the Broward County school district reassigned five employees because of a controversial sports issue involving a transgender student at a high school, Broward Schools Superintendent Peter Licata said ...Read more
A former Ohio teacher is facing criminal charges and two lawsuits after she was accused of sexually abusing multiple students.
Michal Paige Huck, a former substitute teacher and cheerleading coach at River Valley High ...Read more
MIAMI — A new chapter in Miami Beach politics began Tuesday as Steven Meiner was sworn in as the city’s 39th mayor during a ceremony at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
“I have a clear vision for Miami Beach, and ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Fort Lauderdale company that offers to help foreign students enroll as exchange students at American universities took more than $174,000 and delivered “fake” acceptance letters from Nova ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Testimony began Tuesday in a court hearing over how the devastating Caldor fire began in 2021, with prosecutors signaling that they may try to show errant gunfire from two suspects sparked the ...Read more
ATLANTA — Young Thug’s attorney on Tuesday told jurors a rags-to-riches story about how his client used his creativity and musical prowess to pull himself and his family out of poverty and squalor and become one of hip...Read more
LEXINGTON, Ky. — A former Central Kentucky FBI agent pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges after he illegally took guns from an FBI storage office, according to court records.
Michael Van Aelstyn, 45, pleaded guilty ...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas — The Fort Worth City Council voted to approve a $3.5 million settlement for Atatiana Jefferson’s nephew, who witnessed a Fort Worth police officer shoot and kill his aunt in her home more than four ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court justices on Tuesday questioned whether the courts should be able to intervene and effectively strike down an impeachment that was approved by the state House, or if it is ...Read more
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