ANNAPOLIS, Md. — After 12 days of a traumatizing trial to determine whether the Capital Gazette gunman was responsible for killing five people in the Annapolis newsroom, the jurors made their swift decision: yes, his ...Read more
RALEIGH, N.C. — There are three National Historic Landmarks in the city of Raleigh — the State Capitol, Christ Episcopal Church across the street and a gray stone mansion on the edge of the Hayes Barton neighborhood.
Over the past month, the daily number of COVID-19 cases in Cuba has tripled to 9,323, a record since the start of the pandemic. Deaths from the virus, which had averaged around 10 per day between April and June, spiked to ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Acknowledging the risk of rolling blackouts as California's hot summer drags on, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a state-funded cash-incentive program Friday to encourage big industrial customers to ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The final number of dead in the Surfside condo collapse was devastating: 98 lives lost. But at one point it seemed the number could go much higher.
On June 29, five days after the collapse, the ...Read more
RALEIGH, N.C. — Hundreds of emails released by the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill on Friday shed more light on the behind-the-scenes battle over a tenure package for acclaimed journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, ...Read more
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s bid for a last-minute extension of an eviction moratorium for renters collapsed Friday, leaving millions of Americans at risk of losing their homes after the ban lifts on ...Read more
Motown vocal legend Smokey Robinson gratefully returned to the concert stage last weekend after having spent nearly two weeks hospitalized in December with COVID-19.
“I was in the hospital for 11 days before Christmas ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — More than two weeks after a flood of raw sewage inundated the Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant and triggered a massive discharge into Santa Monica Bay, the damaged facility has continued to release millions...Read more
LOS ANGELES — Ruth Pearl, the mother of slain Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl who turned the profound and lasting agony of losing a son into a life of activism, outreach and bridging cultural divides, has died ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — New evidence about the delta variant’s ability to infect and spread even among those who are fully vaccinated has been particularly alarming for parents of young children who are still not eligible for ...Read more
Germany’s September election remains up for grabs, with no two-party alliance showing a majority and the presumed successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel deeply unpopular.
The latest Insa poll showed approval for ...Read more
ATLANTA — Misinformation about COVID-19 has been spreading since the onset of the pandemic — and the immigrant community has been inundated with false narratives about the virus and the vaccines to treat it.
Social ...Read more
Saginaw Grant, a prolific Native American actor who won a lifetime achievement award at the Oceanside International Film Festival in 2014, has died. He was 85.
“It’s with heavy hearts we announce a warrior has been ...Read more
"Days of Our Lives" may be on Olympic hiatus, but the sand keeps moving through the hourglass. Marla Gibbs, who played Florence -- the sassy woman who took no trash from her boss, George, on "The Jeffersons" -- joined "...Read more
DEAR ABBY: Two years ago, I met a wonderful man online. He's from Wales in the U.K. He's 21 years younger than I am, so, naturally, I'm cautious about how our relationship will hold up through the years. (He's 42; I'm 63.)...Read more
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn, a first-term lawmaker from far-western North Carolina, attempted to bring a handgun through security at the Asheville airport in February.
His congressional spokesman said it was...Read more
Leading lawyer for Jussie Smollett can remain on case, judge rules
CHICAGO — A top defense lawyer for Jussie Smollett will be allowed to stay on the actor’s defense team but cannot cross-examine two key witnesses ...Read more
ATLANTA — Georgia Republican lawmakers took a key step Friday in a long and untested process that could trigger an extraordinary takeover of the elections system of one of the state’s biggest Democratic strongholds.
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department told the Treasury Department on Friday that it must turn over former President Donald Trump’s tax returns and information to the House Ways and Means Committee — although a legal ...Read more
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