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New York City Council votes to ban cashless businesses

January 23, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to require stores and restaurants to accept cash for payment, saying businesses that accept only credit and debit cards are discriminating... more »»

`Sopranos' actress says Weinstein raped her in the mid-1990s

January 23, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — “Sopranos” actress Annabella Sciorra confronted Harvey Weinstein from the witness stand Thursday, testifying that the former Hollywood studio boss overpowered and raped her and... more »»

Over 100 state lawmakers accused of misconduct in 3 years

January 23, 2020

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — State lawmakers across the U.S. more »»

Pompeo talks Nicaragua after Florida Senate condemns Ortega

January 23, 2020

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Latin American affairs with Florida Gov. more »»

'Dark Shadows,' 'Cagney & Lacey' actor John Karlen dies

January 23, 2020

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Emmy-winning character actor John Karlen, known for his roles on the television series “Dark Shadows” and “Cagney & Lacey,” has died. more »»

'NewsHour' host and debate moderator Jim Lehrer dies at 85

January 23, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Lehrer, longtime host of the nightly PBS “NewsHour” whose serious, sober demeanor made him the choice to moderate 11 presidential debates between 1988 and 2012, has died, PBS... more »»

Ex-pharmaceutical exec to be sentenced for pushing opioid

January 23, 2020

BOSTON (AP) — The founder of an Arizona pharmaceutical company arrived at federal court in Boston on Thursday to be sentenced for orchestrating a bribery and kickback scheme that prosecutors... more »»

Groups seek items they say could exonerate executed inmate

January 23, 2020

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two groups sued a central Arkansas city on Thursday seeking the release of evidence they say could exonerate an inmate who was executed nearly three years ago. more »»

9 parents separated from families return to children in US

January 23, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As his long-lost son walked toward him in an airport terminal, a sobbing David Xol stretched out his arms, fell to one knee and embraced the boy for about three minutes, crying... more »»

Doomsday Clock moves closest to midnight in 73-year history

January 23, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The keepers of the Doomsday Clock on Thursday moved the symbolic countdown to global disaster to the closest point to midnight in its 73-year history, citing “existential danger... more »»

Shootings in downtown Seattle prompting calls for action

January 23, 2020

SEATTLE (AP) — A shootout in downtown Seattle during the evening commute that left a woman dead and a 9-year-old boy injured was third violent incident this week in a part of the city long known... more »»

Cleveland bishop named Philadelphia’s next archbishop

January 23, 2020

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The bishop of Cleveland will become the new leader of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the Vatican announced Thursday, making him the first Hispanic archbishop to lead the... more »»

Annabella Sciorra: Harvey Weinstein held me down, raped me

January 23, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — A ctress Annabella Sciorra confronted Harvey Weinstein from a witness stand Thursday, her voice quivering as she recounted a rape accusation she kept largely private for decades. more »»

Annabella Sciorra confronts Weinstein from the witness stand

January 23, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — A ctress Annabella Sciorra confronted Harvey Weinstein in court Thursday after keeping her rape accusation against the former Hollywood honcho largely hidden for decades. more »»

Michelle Carter, of texting suicide case, freed from jail

January 23, 2020

BOSTON (AP) — A woman convicted of manslaughter for urging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in text messages that included, "Just do it, babe," was released from jail Thursday. more »»

Wild shootout in downtown Seattle leaves 1 dead, 7 injured

January 23, 2020

SEATTLE (AP) — Three people including a 9-year-old boy remained hospitalized Thursday morning, after police say several people opened fire in the busiest part of downtown Seattle during the... more »»

Weinstein trial turns to accusers, starting with Sciorra

January 23, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — For years, actress Annabella Sciorra felt powerless against Harvey Weinstein, keeping to all but a few friends the allegation that the once-revered Hollywood honcho pinned her to... more »»

Jamie Foxx, Jordan Peele among honorees at AAFCA awards

January 23, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamie Foxx has won a plethora of major awards including an Oscar and Grammy. more »»

 
 

 

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