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Georgia Attorney General Asks For DOJ Probe Into Handling Of Ahmaud Arbery Case

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Chris Carr has asked the Justice Department to investigate the case, which has sparked a national outcry and demands for justice after a cellphone video of the shooting began circulating online.


Trump Will Address Nation About Border As Shutdown Drags Into 3rd Week

Monday, January 07, 2019

The president said that he will speak to the country Tuesday, prompting the leading Democrats on Capitol Hill to say they are entitled to equal airtime from the TV networks to respond to Trump.


Hillary Clinton Talks Trump And Russia Summit At NYC Fest

Sunday, July 22, 2018

The former presidential candidate says it's "deeply disturbing" that President Trump hasn't taken a firm stance against Russian interference in the U.S. election.


President Trump To Tap Mulvaney Associate To Lead Consumer Bureau

Saturday, June 16, 2018

The White House says Trump plans to nominate Kathy Kraninger to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Under Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, the CFPB has lost much of its watchdog role.


North Korea Launches Missile, Trump Speculates On Russia Response

Sunday, May 14, 2017

The launch comes after South Korea's new president had promised to engage in constructive dialogue with Pyongyang. A White House statement highlighted the missile's proximity to Russia.


Headstones Vandalized At Jewish Cemetery In Philadelphia

Monday, February 27, 2017

The damage is believed to have occurred sometime Saturday night.


University Of Tennessee Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

The school has settled for nearly $2.5 million with eight plaintiffs who said athlete perpetrators and their teammates actively discouraged women from bringing rape charges.


Protesters, Police Clash At Donald Trump Rally In New Mexico

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The Albuquerque Police Department said officers were hit by rocks thrown by anti-Trump demonstrators. Police responded with smoke grenades and pepper spray, according to news reports.


Huge Wildfire Forces Evacuation Of Oil Sands City In Canada

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Some 80,000 residents of Fort McMurray, Alberta, have been ordered to evacuate their homes. The wildfire spans more than 6,500 acres.


Kabul Attack Kills Dozens, Wounds Hundreds; Taliban Claim Responsibility

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

A suicide car bombing was followed by an attack staged by gunmen. The attack hit during morning rush hour; the wounded included women and children, Afghan officials say.


Chicago Police Task Force Report Calls For Oversight Reform, Admission Of Racism

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

A report commissioned by Mayor Rahm Emanuel blames racial bias and a "code of silence" for the city's "broken" police system.


Commuter Train Derails, Plunges Into Creek East Of San Francisco

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

A large tree that had fallen onto the tracks caused a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train to derail Monday night, in an incident that sent nine passengers to the hospital — four of them with serious injuries.

The train, Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) No. 10, was traveling from San ...


Apple Opposes Judge's Order To Help FBI Unlock San Bernardino Shooter's Phone

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

A U.S. magistrate has ordered Apple to assist the government in unlocking the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook. The FBI is seeking information that may be on Farook's employer-issued phone as it investigates the Dec. 2 shootings that left 14 people dead.

At the time ...


Julian Assange Says He Will Surrender If U.N. Panel Rules Against Him

Thursday, February 04, 2016

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he will leave the Ecuadorean Embassy in London and submit to arrest on Friday if a U.N. panel rules against him. Assange had taken refuge at the embassy in 2012, seeking to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he is wanted for questioning over ...


Kathryn Smith Makes History As NFL's First Female Full-Time Coach

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The Buffalo Bills announced Wednesday that Kathryn Smith has been hired as the organization's quality control-special teams coach, making her the first woman to hold a full-time coaching position in the NFL.

Smith spent last season as administrative assistant to the Bills' head coach, Rex Ryan, and prior to ...


Rock Icon David Bowie Dies At 69

Monday, January 11, 2016

Iconic rock musician David Bowie has died of cancer at age 69. The news was announced in a statement on Bowie's social media sites:

"David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer," it read.

Bowie's death was confirmed by his son, Duncan ...


No Indictments In Sandra Bland Death, Texas Grand Jury Rules

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

A Texas grand jury on Monday declined to indict anyone in connection with the July arrest and subsequent death of Sandra Bland.

Bland, 28, was pulled over by police in Waller County, Texas, in July for failing to signal a lane change. A confrontation between Bland and the officers ...


Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, N.W.A Picked For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Thursday, December 17, 2015

The 2016 inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been named, and the roster skews heavily toward classic rock, with Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, Chicago and Steve Miller among the acts chosen by the nominating committee.

The rap group N.W.A, possibly getting a boost from this year's ...


Golden State Warriors Break Record For Best Start In NBA

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

With Tuesday night's 111-77 win against the Los Angeles Lakers, the Golden State Warriors set a new record for the best season start in NBA history, with 16 uninterrupted victories.

The Warriors surpassed the 15-0 starts of the 1948-1949 Washington Capitals and the 1993-1994 Houston Rockets, playing in ...


Live Blog: Siege In Paris Ends With At Least 2 Dead, 8 Suspects Arrested

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

A huge and violent police operation in the Saint-Denis suburb of Paris is over. At least two people are dead and eight people were arrested, in an operation that authorities say stopped a terrorist cell that could have attacked again.

According to François Molins, chief prosecutor of France, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, ...