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Bald eagle trapped in Alaska tree rescued on 4th of July

July 6, 2020

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A bird symbolizing America's freedom had to be liberated on Independence Day after becoming stuck in a tree in Alaska, a wildlife official said. more »»

'Killed a baby:' 8-year-old girl killed in Atlanta shooting

July 5, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — An 8-year-old girl was shot and killed on the Fourth of July after at least two people in a crowd of armed people opened fire on a car she was riding in near a flash point of recen... more »»

Grandfather: Stray bullet killed boy grabbing phone charger

July 5, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — An 11-year-old boy who was grabbing a phone charger on the way to a community cookout in Washington was struck and killed by a stray bullet Saturday night, his grandfather said. more »»

Duke, Dominion cancel contested Atlantic Coast Pipeline

July 5, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced Sunday that they are canceling the multi-state natural gas project, citing delays and increasing cost uncertainty. more »»

'Lift Every Voice and Sing' hymn ignites hope across nation

July 5, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American community called “Lift Every Voice and Sing” has resurrected a... more »»

Gig workers face shifting roles, competition in pandemic

July 5, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — There were the two-hour, unpaid waits outside supermarkets when San Francisco first started to lock down, on top of the heavy shopping bags that had to be lugged up countless... more »»

Debates turn emotional as schools decide how and if to open

July 5, 2020

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — School districts across America are in the midst of making wrenching decisions over how to resume classes in settings radically altered by the coronavirus pandemic, with... more »»

Cosby citing systemic racism as he fights assault conviction

July 5, 2020

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a nearly empty Philadelphia courtroom in June 2015, a lawyer for Bill Cosby implored a federal judge to keep the comedian’s testimony in an old sexual battery lawsuit under... more »»

1 of 2 protesters hit by driver on Seattle freeway dies

July 5, 2020

SEATTLE (AP) — One of two people hit by a man who drove his car onto a closed Seattle freeway and into a crowd protesting police brutality has died. more »»

Fewer will attend camp this summer; some camps won't survive

July 5, 2020

FAYETTE, Maine (AP) — Camp Winnebago was founded during the Spanish Flu and weathered all manner of health scares from polio to the swine flu over a centur. more »»

Virus, Floyd death merge in brutal blow to Black well-being

July 5, 2020

Doctors have known it for a long time, well before the resounding cries of “Black Lives Matter”: Black people suffer disproportionately. more »»

Sheriff: 2 dead, 8 hurt in South Carolina nightclub shooting

July 5, 2020

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A shooting at a South Carolina nightclub left two people dead and eight wounded, a sheriff's official said. more »»

At least 12 wounded in shooting at South Carolina nightclub

July 5, 2020

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A shooting at a South Carolina nightclub left at least 12 people wounded early Sunday, a sheriff said. more »»

1 of 2 protesters hit by car on closed Seattle highway dies

July 5, 2020

SEATTLE (AP) — A car drove onto a closed freeway early Saturday and struck two people in a crowd protesting against police brutality, killing one and critically injuring the other, authorities... more »»

Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters

July 5, 2020

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city's Inner Harbor on Saturday night. more »»

Police: 2 women hit by car on Seattle highway amid protest

July 5, 2020

SEATTLE (AP) — A 27-year-old man drove a car onto a closed freeway in Seattle early Saturday and barreled through a panicked crowd of protesters, critically injuring two women, officials said. more »»

 
 

 

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