Two years after Jeffrey Epstein's suicide behind bars, a jury has been picked in New York City to determine whether Ghislaine Maxwell was his puppet or accomplice.
By Don Babwin, Associated Press
The trial of actor Jussie Smollett will boil down to the question of whether the jury believes the actor's version of what he says was a racist and homophobic attack or that told by two brothers who say they helped…
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
President Joe Biden is urging Americans to get vaccinated, including booster shots, as he seeks to quell concerns over the newly identified COVID-19 variant named omicron.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there’s no middle ground in Wednesday’s showdown over abortion. The justices can either reaffirm the constitutional right to an abortion or wipe it away altogether.
In the US, inflation is now above six percent, and globally, food prices are at their highest since 2011. Climate change, energy demands and inflation are causing shortages and driving up costs in some of the poorest nations. Wall Street…
By William J. Kole, Associated Press
Phil Saviano, a clergy sex abuse survivor and whistleblower who played a pivotal role in exposing decades of predatory assaults by Roman Catholic priests in the United States, has died. He was 69.
By Kaomi Lee, Twin Cities PBS
Kaomi Lee is one of the many Koreans who was adopted as a child, brought to a new country and raised by parents of a different race. She still doesn’t know her biological parents, but her decision to share her…
In our news wrap Friday, Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said intelligence services found Russia is involved in a plot to overthrow the government, the FDA reported Merck's experimental COVID-19 pill is effective, Russian rescuers found one survivor inside a Siberian…
By Roby Chavez, Maea Lenei Buhre
The cases of some of Louisiana’s longest-serving inmates are receiving renewed attention. A group of now-elderly men called the "10/6 lifers," who were promised parole after serving 10 years and six months. But the state reneged on these deals and…
By Miles O'Brien, Kate Tobin
The Colorado River is a critical resource for the western U.S. But a megadrought, one significantly exacerbated by climate change, is jeopardizing the river's future and threatening to upend how its water is used and longstanding agreements between states. Miles…
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