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Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of black man

May 26, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four Minneapolis police officers who were involved in the arrest of a black man who died in police custody were fired Tuesday after a bystander's video showed the man pleading... more »»

Woman fired after backlash from racist park confrontation

May 26, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — The verbal dispute between a white woman walking her dog and a black man bird watching in Central Park might normally have gone unnoticed in a city preoccupied by the coronavirus... more »»

McConnell discusses prospects for another round of relief

May 26, 2020

Faced with a collapsed job market, Congress needs to tend to unemployment insurance funds supporting millions thrown out of work, but surging debt means there are limits to the scope of federal... more »»

Judge strikes down US energy leasing rules in bird habitat

May 26, 2020

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. more »»

Pharmacist, used car salesman charged with COVID-19 fraud

May 26, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — A pharmacist and a used car salesman were arrested Tuesday on charges that they designed frauds to capitalize on the search for masks and other protective equipment during the... more »»

Video shows officer kneeling on neck of black man who died

May 26, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis was seen on a bystander's video pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck during the arrest... more »»

Suspect in date killing of Utah woman called 'monster'

May 26, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Relatives of a Utah woman who police say was killed last weekend after meeting a man via the popular dating app Tinder have called the suspect a “monster” who took their... more »»

New parent charged in admissions case, agrees to guilty plea

May 26, 2020

A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty Tuesday to bribing Georgetown University's former tennis coach $50,000 to get his daughter admitted as a fake athletic recruit. more »»

Dangerous blood clots pose a perplexing coronavirus threat

May 26, 2020

First came a high fever, drenching sweats and muscle aches. Then, almost a month later, a weird numbness that spread down the right side of her body. more »»

Worry, haste, retail therapy: What have we bought and why?

May 26, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Between technical glitches and food worries, retail therapy and sheer amnesia, something has happened to shopping during the pandemic that can be summed up thusly: rubber chickens. more »»

Black man dies after video shows officer kneeling on neck

May 26, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A black man has died in Minneapolis police custody after video shared online from a bystander showed a white officer kneeling on his neck during his arrest as he pleaded that h... more »»

Branson's Virgin Orbit fails on first rocket launch attempt

May 26, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit failed Monday in its first test launch of a new rocket carried aloft by a Boeing 747 and released over the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Souther... more »»

Connecticut murder suspect's family pleads for his surrender

May 26, 2020

A lawyer for the family of a Connecticut murder suspect pleaded Monday for his surrender as police involved in a multi-state search for the 23-year-old college student circulated a photo of a... more »»

Stormy weather puts damper on SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch

May 26, 2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Stormy weather is threatening to delay SpaceX’s first astronaut launch. more »»

Branson's Virgin Orbit fails on first rocket launch attempt

May 25, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit failed Monday in its first test launch of a new rocket carried aloft by a Boeing 747 and released over the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Souther... more »»

Woman taken hostage by Connecticut murder suspect found safe

May 25, 2020

A woman who said she was abducted by a college student suspected of killing two people in Connecticut has been found safe in New Jersey, police said Monday. more »»

 
 

 

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