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New York firefighters continue to lose lives from 9/11 illnesses

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Two recent deaths of New York City firefighters from 9/11-related illnesses brought the total to 343, matching the FDNY's death toll from 9/11.


The Supreme Court outlawed split juries, but hundreds remain in prison anyway

Sunday, May 14, 2023

In 2020, the Supreme Court struck down laws that allowed people in Louisiana and Oregon to be convicted even if two jurors voted not guilty. Despite the ruling, some of them may never get a new trial.


Encore: When someone turns 100, these volunteers are there to be sure they're honored

Tuesday, January 03, 2023

There are nearly 100,000 centenarians in the U.S. In Oklahoma, a group of volunteers wants to make sure everyone in the state who lives to be 100 is properly honored.


When someone turns 100, these volunteers are there to make sure they're honored

Monday, January 02, 2023

For the past three decades, the Centenarians of Oklahoma volunteers have made it their mission to celebrate as many centenarians as they can. To date, they've honored more than 2,700 and counting.


Wrongful detentions of Americans by foreign powers are fast rising, a new study says

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The report finds a dramatic rise in the number of Americans who are being wrongfully held, as a growing number of countries embrace the practice as a way to gain leverage over the U.S.


The water crisis in Jackson follows years of failure to fix an aging system

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

More than 150,000 people are without clean water. For years, aging infrastructure and a lack of investment left residents dealing with unreliable access and worries about the safety of the water.


The U.S. has sanctioned Vladimir Putin's long-rumored romantic partner

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Rumors of a relationship between Putin, 69, and Alina Kabaeva, 39, date back more than a decade. Putin and the former Olympic gymnast are thought to have had at least three children together.


The families of Americans who are wrongfully detained are very much done being quiet

Friday, July 29, 2022

For years, families of those held abroad have been warned that speaking out could put their loved ones in greater danger. Today, many see going public as their best card to play.


Even if you're the president, it's hard to avoid a breakthrough COVID infection

Thursday, July 21, 2022

With his positive test for COVID-19, President Biden joins the throngs of Americans who have contracted the coronavirus even though they are vaccinated and boosted.


An Ohio city struggles to make sense of another fatal police shooting of a Black man

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

As Akron, Ohio, prepares for the funeral of Jayland Walker on Wednesday, the community is asking why a 25-year-old with no criminal record was shot dozens of times by officers.


Raising the drinking age helped reduce crashes. Could age limits curb gun violence?

Thursday, June 09, 2022

With gun violence now the leading cause of death among young people, gun control advocates say there is an urgent need to raise the minimum age to buy semi-automatic rifles and other long guns to 21.


As the baby formula crisis worsens, it's also magnifying disparities in the U.S.

Thursday, June 02, 2022

Empty store shelves. Frustrated parents. The formula shortage has upended life for millions of families across the nation and magnified longtime disparities in how infants receive nutrition.


Patrick Lyoya fled Congo to escape war. A traffic stop in Michigan cost him his life

Friday, April 22, 2022

Video of Lyoya's death has reignited protests over racial injustice. For those who knew him, he's remembered as a son, brother and father — a person of faith whose life was inextricably shaped by war.


March Madness is an NCAA gold mine. This year, players can finally cash in too

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

For the first time in NCAA tournament history, players can strike deals to profit off their names, images and likenesses. Brands have already spent millions, and some say it's just the start.


Russia showed its playbook in Syria. Here's what it may mean for civilians in Ukraine

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

The lessons of Moscow's involvement in Syria's civil war stand as a specter of the heavy-handed playbook experts fear could be used on an even larger and more deadly scale in Ukraine.


As Ghislaine Maxwell trial opens, prosecutors allege a 'pyramid scheme of abuse'

Monday, November 29, 2021

Prosecutors have sought to portray the once prominent socialite as the coordinator of a sex-trafficking ring that victimized teenage girls to the benefit of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.


England May Be Lifting Nearly All Of Its Coronavirus Restrictions By July 19

Monday, July 05, 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says most remaining restrictions may soon be gone. If the plan moves ahead, it would bring about the closest version of pre-pandemic normalcy in nearly a year-and-a-half.


Death Toll Climbs To 18 In The Surfside Condo Collapse, With 145 Missing

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

It has now been nearly a week since rescue crews last pulled anyone alive from the rubble, but officials in Florida reiterated Wednesday they were not giving up hope.


Dozens Of People Are Missing After A 12-Story Florida Condo Partly Collapsed

Thursday, June 24, 2021

At least one person has died. Authorities said rescuers helped evacuate at least 35 people who were trapped inside the building near Miami.


Alpha, Beta Instead Of Britain, South Africa. Why The WHO Is Renaming COVID Variants

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

The new names won't replace the scientific names already assigned to new variants, but the WHO said it's making the change to help avoid fueling stigma toward nations where new variants arise.