MISSISSIPPI HOLDS CEREMONY TO RETIRE STATE FLAG, THE LAST IN THE U.S. TO FEATURE THE CONFEDERATE EMBLEM

JACKSON, Miss. - Mississippi officials held a ceremony Wednesday to retire the former state flag and send it to a history museum, a...

LAPD FUNDING HAS BEEN SLASHED BY $150 MILLION, REDUCING THE NUMBER OF OFFICERS

LOS ANGELES - City leaders voted Wednesday to slash the Los Angeles Police Department budget by $150 million, reducing the number of...

 
 
 

CHINA APPEARS TO HAVE TAMED A SECOND WAVE OF CORONAVIRUS IN JUST 21 DAYS WITH NO DEATHS

China appears to have gotten a second wave of COVID-19 under control following an outbreak at a sprawling Beijing produce market last...

NEW ZEALAND'S HEALTH MINISTER RESIGNS AFTER CORONAVIRUS BLUNDERS

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand's health minister resigned Thursday following a series of personal blunders during the coronavirus...

 
 
 

APPEALS COURT LIFTS RESTRAINT AGAINST TRUMP BOOK PUBLISHER

NEW YORK - A New York appeals court cleared the way Wednesday for a publisher to distribute a tell-all book by President Donald Trump's...

U.S. CUSTOMS SEIZES 13-TON SHIPMENT OF HUMAN HAIR WEAVES, BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN CUT FROM PRISONERS IN CHINESE INTERNMENT CAMPS

Federal authorities in New York on Wednesday seized a shipment of weaves and other beauty accessories suspected to be made out of human...

 
 
 
Grand Jury Charges 8 Louisiana Police Officers After ‘Excessive Force' Car Chase Arrests

GRAND JURY CHARGES 8 LOUISIANA POLICE OFFICERS AFTER ‘EXCESSIVE FORCE' CAR CHASE ARRESTS

A Louisiana grand jury has accused eight police officers of using excessive force in arresting two men after a chase in January. A...

With ‘Partial Human Remains' Found in Texas, Family of Missing Soldier Vanessa Guillen Say They Believe She Is Dead

WITH ‘PARTIAL HUMAN REMAINS' FOUND IN TEXAS, FAMILY OF MISSING SOLDIER VANESSA GUILLEN SAY THEY BELIEVE SHE IS DEAD

The family attorney of solider Vanessa Guillen, who went missing months ago after last being seen at Fort Hood Army Base in central...

 
 
 
Curtailed by Coronavirus, What the Loss of Summer Camp Means for Kids

CURTAILED BY CORONAVIRUS, WHAT THE LOSS OF SUMMER CAMP MEANS FOR KIDS

It wasn't just the leadership opportunities or seeing his best friends or even escaping months stuck at home because of the coronavirus...

More Than 20 Protesters Arrested as Seattle Police Clear ‘Occupied Protest' Zone

MORE THAN 20 PROTESTERS ARRESTED AS SEATTLE POLICE CLEAR ‘OCCUPIED PROTEST' ZONE

Seattle police showed up in force early Wednesday at the city's “occupied” protest zone, tore down demonstrators' tents and used bicycles...

 
 
 

THE 1898 WILMINGTON MASSACRE IS AN ESSENTIAL LESSON IN HOW STATE VIOLENCE HAS TARGETED BLACK AMERICANS

In the summer of 1865, just after the Civil War, Union commanders in the battered port city of Wilmington, N.C., appointed a former...

FOX NEWS FIRES DAYTIME ANCHOR AFTER SEXUAL MISCONDUCT INVESTIGATION

Fox News on Wednesday fired daytime news anchor Ed Henry after an investigation of sexual misconduct in the workplace . The network...

 
 
 

FIVE-TERM GOP REP. SCOTT TIPTON OUSTED IN COLORADO PRIMARY

Five-term Colorado U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton was upset in Tuesday's Republican Party primary by Lauren Boebert, an ardent defender of...

REPORTS OF RUSSIAN BOUNTIES FOR TALIBAN FIGHTERS FURTHER STRAIN TRUMP'S BOND WITH VETERANS

They didn't like it when then-candidate Donald Trump criticized John McCain for being captured in combat. They were angrier when Trump,...

 
 
 

CHINA TELLS U.S. TO STOP ‘OPPRESSING CHINESE COMPANIES' AFTER LATEST HUAWEI MOVE

China on Wednesday demanded Washington stop “oppressing Chinese companies” after U.S. regulators declared telecom equipment suppliers...

GOVERNMENT REPORT SAYS BOEING FELL SHORT IN DISCLOSING KEY CHANGES TO 737 MAX JET

A government report says Boeing did not give regulators documents about changes it made in a key system blamed in two deadly crashes...

 
 
 

5 AUSTIN POLICE INVESTIGATED OVER USE OF FORCE AT PROTESTS

Five Austin police officers are on paid administrative duty amid an investigation into the use of what authorities call “less lethal”...

NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL SPEAKER EXPECTS PLAN TO CUT $1 BILLION FROM NYPD TO PASS

New York City lawmakers were expected Tuesday to approve shifting $1 billion from policing to education and social services in the...

 
 
 

FIRST COVID-19 CASE CONFIRMED IN ASYLUM SEEKER CAMP AT U.S.-MEXICO BORDER

An international disaster relief organization reported Tuesday the first confirmed case of COVID-19 among migrants living in a tent...

THE HAMILTON MOVIE IS A MESMERIZING, EXUBERANT DELIGHT

The moment Lin-Manuel Miranda conceived the idea of telling the story of Alexander Hamilton almost exclusively with a cast of brown...

 
 
 



Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman...

Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman surfaces

Graphic video involving police and a woman at the Miami airport quickly prompted rebuke among residents and a top law enforcement official. Read more ...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when she tried to take a picture

Officials said the woman approached the bison several times before it charged. Read more ...

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Gov. Diego Sinhue said drug gangs appear to have been involved. Read more ...

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

House Democrats on Wednesday passed a $1.5 trillion “green” infrastructure plan that would increase funding to fix US crumbling infrastructure while also adding funding for... Read more ...

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of President Trump's administration regarding asylum in the U.S. Read more ...

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

Firefighters said 69-year-old Donald Winters and his friends were preparing for a Fourth of July show for the weekend when something went wrong. Read more ...

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

San Francisco police say they will stop releasing the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public. Read more ...

Russian voters agree to extend Vladimir Putin's rule to 2036

Russian voters agree to extend Vladimir Putin's rule to 2036

Election officials say a majority of voters have approved amendments to Russia's constitution, allowing President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036. Read more ...

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

For some, the sight of a snake slithering on the ground is scary enough, so how about one launching itself through the air? Read more ...

NYC passes budget that cuts $1 billion from NYPD

NYC passes budget that cuts $1 billion from NYPD

New York City lawmakers approved an austere budget early Wednesday that will shift $1 billion from policing to education and social services in the coming year. Read more ...