Affichage des articles du mars, 2021

Biden admin wants time to decide whether to turn Trump's taxes over to House

Image Lawyers for the Department of Justice have asked a judge for additional time to decide whether to turn former President Donald Trump's taxes over to the House Ways and Means Committee.

Former Intelligence analyst pleads guilty to disclosing classified information to reporter

Image A former intelligence analyst and military service member has pleaded guilty to illegally obtaining classified national defense information and disclosing it to a reporter, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.

Activists protest renaming school after the Obamas


Dog shot with arrow, officials seeking public's help


NFL star meets w/ students thru surprise Zoom call


Fmr. prisoner taking on MI criminal justice system


US receives $335M from Sudan for victims of terrorist attacks

Image Secretary of State Tony Blinken said in a statement Wednesday that the United States had received the $335 million settlement from Sudan that will be paid out to victims and families of individuals impacted by the 1998 bombings at the US Embassies in Tanzania and Kenya, the 2000 attack on the USS Cole, and the murder of a USAID employee in Khartoum.

Two Black women will be head coaches in the same NCAA women's Final Four for the first time

Image This year's March Madness might have exposed gaps in gender equity in college sports, but for two Black women, the 2021 NCAA women's tournament will always represent a moment when history was made.

Silicon Valley is starting to bring workers back to the office

Image After years of building huge modern offices and a work culture that many industries have emulated, Silicon Valley was among the first to shutter those offices and go fully remote when the coronavirus pandemic began.

Opinion: Going big on road projects won't fix our cities. This is what will

Image The next infrastructure bill, which is anticipated this summer, is going to have to do some heavy lifting. Foremost, it will need to be an investment in jobs and economic recovery, putting people back to work in the wake of the pandemic. It will also be expected to make meaningful shifts toward a green economy, fulfilling promises made by many on the campaign trail. Finally, it will need to address racial equity, a core emphasis put forth by President Joe Biden and echoed by Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg.

Volkswagen of America's name change was a disaster of an April Fool's stunt

Image In a move intended to reflect its new push into electric vehicles, Volkswagen's US arm says it is changing its name to "Voltswagen." Yes, really.

World Economic Forum: It will take 136 years to close the gender gap

Image A new report from the World Economic Forum estimates that attaining global gender parity will take nearly 136 years, up from its previous estimate of almost 100 years.

This IPO fail is a warning for the 'everything wins' rally

Image In recent months, investors haven't been able to pile quickly enough into the fast-growing companies hitting public markets.

Analysis: Hedge fund implosion should be a wake up call for Wall Street

Image The names of the key players are different, but the lessons similar. The spectacular implosion of hedge fund Archegos Capital Management, much like the GameStop saga earlier this year, serves as a reminder of the dangers posed by extreme leverage, secret derivatives and rock-bottom interest rates.

Shelter offers $5k for info on dogfighting ring


Bus video may hold clue in mall shooting


Reporter contracts Covid between vaccine doses


Good Samaritan killed in hit-and-run crash


Bullet holes in postal truck after daytime shooting


9 arrested in human trafficking operation


Louisville looking to attract African American tourists


Soccer player charged with aggravated sex assault


Law enforcement using facial recognition


Motion in student loan lawsuit dismissed


Biden in no rush to pick new FDA chief

Image More than two months into his presidency, President Joe Biden has yet to name someone to lead an agency at the forefront of the coronavirus fight: the US Food and Drug Administration.

Why Archegos was allowed to operate in the shadows

Image The dramatic implosion of Archegos Capital Management is another warning to Wall Street about the dangers of hefty leverage and speculative behavior fueled by rock-bottom interest rates.

Carbone takes aim at Rao's with new supermarket sauce lineup

Image Watch out, Rao's. There's a new fancy pasta sauce headed for grocery shelves.

A South Dakota wildfire forced hundreds of evacuations while other blazes shut down Mount Rushmore

Image A wildfire burning near the outskirts of Rapid City, South Dakota, has forced the evacuation of 400 to 500 homes, officials said Monday.

Vaccine passport apps could help but they need to solve the trust problem

Image The next time you attend a wedding or concert, visit a place of worship, eat indoors at a restaurant or even go to work, you may need to show digital proof of vaccination or negative Covid-19 test results.

A small plane crash killed one person and knocked out power for more than 1,700 people

Image A pilot died after his single-engine plane crashed in northwest Georgia on Monday night, according to authorities.

Authorities are searching for three teens who escaped from an Oregon correctional facility

Image Authorities are searching for three teens who escaped from a youth correctional facility in Oregon on Sunday.

Federal prosecutors add sex trafficking charges against Ghislaine Maxwell

Image Federal prosecutors filed sex trafficking charges against Ghislaine Maxwell, the former associate of Jeffrey Epstein, alleging she recruited and groomed a 14-year-old girl to engage in sex acts with Epstein as recently as 2004.

Mitch McConnell: 'I would encourage all Republican men' to get vaccinated

Image • Live updates: Alabama governor will end state's mask mandate next week • • •

Highest number of migrant children in border facilities since government started releasing data

Image The number of unaccompanied migrant children in border facilities reached its highest point on Sunday since the federal government began releasing data last week.

Nashville flash flood leaves six dead and dozens of homes and businesses destroyed

Image Some of the heaviest rainfall in Nashville's history caused flooding that killed at least six people over the weekend.

Alleged Capitol rioter called for lynching of a Black police officer, prosecutors say

Image A man charged with storming the Capitol and later threatening Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez also allegedly posted racist messages online advocating for the public execution of a Black police officer that he believed killed a pro-Trump protester, federal prosecutors said Monday.

Mudslide traps apartment residents


Officers save 3-year-old's life from mom


Asian woman attacked on way to church


Coroner ID's 2 victims killed by train


Celtics welcome fans back to TD Garden


Students may be required to attend summer camps


Officer indicted after lying to run for mayor


Women become friends after misdialed call


Police look for rape, shooting suspect


Project Kraken could bring 1,000's of jobs to FL


Hedge fund meltdown is a (another) warning to Wall Street

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Physical inactivity could increase your risk of diseases such as dementia

Image Not exercising enough could increase your risk of developing certain diseases by up to 8%, according to a new study.

Fans of ice cream inspired during stay-at-home order line up by the hundreds


Man stabbed in throat for refusing to give change