Alleged gunman, victim among 6 charged after game shooting
Authorities have charged five men, including the alleged gunman, in connection with a shooting at a New Jersey high school football game.
Democrat Edwards wins reelection in conservative Louisiana
Louisiana’s voters have reelected Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards to a second term, deep in the heart of the conservative South.
Oklahoma judge reduces J&J order in opioid lawsuit by $107M
An Oklahoma judge who last summer ordered consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to help address the state’s opioid crisis is reducing that amount by $107 million in his final order in the case.
Kanye West talks about serving God during visit with Osteen
Rapper Kanye West told parishioners at Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch that because of his recent spiritual awakening, he’s no longer in the service of fame and money but “in service to God”.
Chicago teachers approve contract deal that ended strike
Chicago teachers have voted in favor of the contract deal that ended an 11-day strike.
Partisan divide seen in how local news should be propped up
The nation’s partisan divide is also evident in how Americans believe the struggling local news industry should be helped, with Democrats more willing to provide government funding.
Illegal pot farms on public land create environmental hazard
A month after two men were arrested at an illicit marijuana farm on public land in the California wilderness, authorities are assessing the environmental impact and cleanup costs at the site.
Hong Kong police launch operation to flush out protesters
Police have fired tear gas at protesters holding out at Hong Kong Polytechnic University as overnight clashes resumed in the morning.
Time for hip waders: Venice sees record 3rd exceptional tide
Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records.
Russia providing mood music for House impeachment drama
Russia providing the mood music in House impeachment inquiry focused on Ukraine.
UK media: Prince Andrew’s sex claims rebuttal a PR disaster
Britain’s media slammed Prince Andrew’s rebuttal to claims of sex with a woman who says she was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein, branding the interview a public relations disaster.
Democrats invite Trump to testify in impeachment inquiry
Pelosi says she will make sure Trump does not intimidate the whistleblower.
US, S Korea postpone joint exercise criticized by N Korea
The United States and South Korea are postponing a joint military air exercise that North Korea has criticized as provocative.
Bloomberg apologizes for ‘stop and frisk’ police practice
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is reversing his longstanding support of the controversial “stop and frisk” police strategy ahead of a potential Democratic presidential run.
Iran’s top leader warns ‘thugs’ as protests reach 100 cities
Iranian state TV: Supreme leader backs fuel price hikes, calls those setting fire to public property ‘bandits’.
Swift questions AMAs performance over fight with music group
Taylor Swift says she may not be performing at the American Music Awards because the men who own her old recordings won’t allow her to play her songs.
Sandy Hook lawsuit could force Remington to open books
A lawsuit against America’s oldest gunmaker is being watched closely.
Last-minute audible: Kaepernick back to school for workout
The NFL workout for Colin Kaepernick has been moved.
Belarus leader dismisses democracy even as vote takes place
The national elections commission in Belarus says more than a third of the country’s voters cast early ballots in the country’s parliamentary elections, raising concerns that the results will be manipulated.
Leaked Russian interference report raises UK vote questions
A senior Labour party official says leaks from a report on Russian interference in Britain raise serious questions about the security of next month’s general election.