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07/08/2022
Npr: Authors and bookstore owners worry a big publishing merger will affect diversity...
The proposed merger between Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster will likely change things for authors and readers - for better or worse [Read more]
07/08/2022
Cbs news: What happened the night 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews disappeared?...
It is every parent's worst nightmare: A father comes home and realizes his 12-year-old daughter was nowhere to be found. Decades later, the still-grieving family hopes to bring the man suspected in Jo [Read more]
07/08/2022
New York times: Who Killed Tair Rada? Inside Israel's True Crime Obsession...
A TV documentary upended a murder case and captivated the nation. But its sensational theories might also be distorting justice. [Read more]
07/08/2022
Voa news: Study: Wildfires Are Destroying California's Forest Carbon Credit Reserves ...
Carbon offsets generated from forests to counteract future climate-warming emissions from California's big polluters are rapidly being depleted as trees are ravaged by wildfire and disease, new resear [Read more]
06/08/2022
Bbc: John Legend on abortion rights: 'Government should not be involved'...
The singer has spoken out on the issue after his partner suffered a miscarriage two years ago. [Read more]
07/08/2022
Nbc news: Biden ends isolation in White House after negative Covid tests...
President Joe Biden traveled to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, on Sunday after he ended isolation from the White House following two negative tests for Covid. "This [Read more]
07/08/2022
Abc news: Multiple injuries in shooting in downtown Cincinnati...
At least nine people were injured in a mass shooting at Over-the-Rhine, a nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, police told ABC News affiliate WCPO. [Read more]
05/08/2022
Cnn: Texas governor has sent 6,500 migrants to Washington D.C. on buses. The Pentagon will not send in the National Guard...
The Pentagon has declined Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser's request for aid from the DC National Guard to help with migrants entering the city by bus, according to a US defense official. [Read more]
07/08/2022
Fox news: Former Colorado police officer sentenced to 45 days in jail in rough arrest of 73-year-old woman with dementia...
A former Colorado police officer will spend 45 days in jail and three years of probation for failing to intervene when another officer roughly arrested a 73-year-old woman. [Read more]
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08/08/2022
Officials in Vincent, Ala., have fired the police chief and assistant chief. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office said it will provide emergency law enforcement in the meantime. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Four Muslim men have been shot and killed over a period of nine months in Albuquerque, N.M. Most recently, a man was found dead on Friday after police received a call about a shooting. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Africa's metalheads have a bold vision. We talk to Edward Banchs, author of a new book about Africa's metal scene, and to a heavy metal singer in Botswana known as "Vulture." [Read more]
08/08/2022
The Des Moines Register's Annual Great Break Ride Across Iowa is about to celebrate 50 years of pie, gravel roads and a community eager to make you forget about your troubles. [Read more]
08/08/2022
In a 51-50 vote, the Senate on Sunday passed a landmark economic package designed to combat climate change, address health care costs and raise taxes on large corporations. The bill will now go to the House, where it's expected to pass later this week. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Dr. Scott Gottlieb says public health officials need to ramp up testing for monkeypox if the U.S. hopes to gain control over the virus. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Missed the second half of the show? The latest on the economy, midterm elections and rising tensions between China and Taiwan. [Read more]
08/08/2022
The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, lead singer of the Commodores, solo artist, and "American Idol" judge was awarded the Library of Congress' 2022 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song earlier this year. Lionel Richie talks with correspondent Kelefa Sanneh about growing up on the campus of Tuskegee University, as well as his 50-year career [Read more]
08/08/2022
Information and medications needed to end a pregnancy are increasingly available outside the health care system. [Read more]
08/08/2022
A practicing Catholic, President Biden has long sought a middle ground on abortion. But activists see the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade as a sign that Democrats have tiptoed too carefully around the issue. [Read more]
08/08/2022
The controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline is one of several projects the senator has negotiated major concessions for, benefiting his financial supporters. [Read more]
08/08/2022
The Senate bill avoided the political pitfalls of past legislative attempts by offering only incentives to cut climate pollution, not taxes. [Read more]
08/08/2022
The Supreme Court ruling expanding gun rights threatens to upend firearms restrictions across the country as activists wage court battles over everything from bans on AR-15-style guns to age limits. The decision handed down in June already has led one judge to temporarily block a Colorado town from enforcing a ban on the sale and posse [Read more]
08/08/2022
U.S. Senate Democrats, over uniform Republican opposition, Sunday approved sweeping legislation to combat climate change, trim health care costs and raise taxes on highly profitable corporations. The measure, a scaled-down version of President Joe Biden's long-stalled economic legislative plan, was narrowly approved 51-50, with the tie- [Read more]
08/08/2022
The evenly split U.S. Senate has passed sweeping climate and tax legislation, which Democrats also dubbed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. With Vice President Kamala Harris casting the tiebreaking vote and all Democrats on board, lawmakers worked late Saturday into Sunday debating the measure. As VOA's Arash Arabasadi reports, Senate [Read more]
08/08/2022
A wildfire burning in a remote area just south of the Oregon border appears to have caused the deaths of tens of thousands of Klamath River fish, the Karuk Tribe said Saturday. The tribe said in a statement that the dead fish of all species were found Friday near Happy Camp, California, along the main stem of the Klamath River. Tribal [Read more]
08/08/2022
The victims of the early-morning house fire in Pennsylvania ranged in age from five to 79. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Washington DC and New York City call conservative border states "cruel" for sending migrants north. [Read more]
08/08/2022
The parents of a child killed in the attack said they had endured harassment and emotional distress. [Read more]
08/08/2022
A speech by senior US officials to commemorate a WWII Pacific battle comes amid tensions with China. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Both sides in the abortion rights fight are taking to ballot initiatives and the courts to enshrine their positions in state constitutions after the fall of Roe. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Taylor Swift, Drake and Kylie Jenner have private plane problems after scientists and fans criticized the celebrity travel habits and Co2 climate change impact [Read more]
08/08/2022
More than 1,300 flights were canceled between Saturday and Sunday, according to the flight-tracking site FlightAware, marking another punishing weekend for [Read more]
08/08/2022
Senate Democrats passed a sweeping climate and economic package on Sunday, putting President Joe Biden and his party on the cusp of a big legislative victory. [Read more]
08/08/2022
But they could face consequences on sanctioned commodities such as Russian oil. [Read more]
08/08/2022
President Joe Biden has been cleared to break isolation now that he has tested negative for COVID-19 for a second time, he physician announced. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Three children were among the 10 victims, officials said. [Read more]
08/08/2022
It's the fourth time since May that remains have been uncovered. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico, have created an online portal where residents can upload videos and images that may help authorities investigating the recent killings of four Muslim men. [Read more]
08/08/2022
These are the surprising and personal stories lost and hidden in America's past, hosted by CNN's Abby Phillip, Suzanne Malveaux, Omar Jimenez, Athena Jones, Ryan Young, John Avlon and more. Knowing these stories might reshape your understanding of the disparities the country faces today. [Read more]
08/08/2022
From Seattle to Oklahoma City to Boston, scorching high temperatures or torrential rainfall are on tap for much of the US. [Read more]
08/08/2022
At least nine people were injured in a shooting in downtown Cincinnati early Sunday, police said. [Read more]
08/08/2022
A Texas barbecue restaurant general manager says that almost $3,000 worth of brisket was stolen on Thursday morning and thinks the theft was planned. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Israel and Palestinian militants have reportedly agreed to a cease-fire in the Gaza strip after a weekend of some of the worst violence in more than a year. [Read more]
08/08/2022
NPR accused GOP governors of having no further plan beyond busing illegal immigrants to liberal cities such as New York City and Washington D.C. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the latest conflict before Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group reportedly agreed to a cease-fire. [Read more]