NY high school graduation rate rises after school closures

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – New York’s high school graduation rate improved slightly following the shift to…

Vermont State College employees offer alternative solutions

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) – A group of Vermont State College employees has suggested streamlining upper-level administrative…

Montana House passes bill to permit campus concealed carry

HELENA, Mont. (AP) – A bill that aims to expand the list of locations where concealed…

Vacation of Denver mayor prompts complaint to ethics board

DENVER (AP) – A Denver woman has filed a complaint against Mayor Michael Hancock, who flew…

Death row inmates ask Supreme Court to halt final Trump-era executions

Two death row inmates on Thursday looked to the Supreme Court in a last-ditch attempt to…

Pence tells law enforcement to ‘remain vigilant’ ahead of Biden inauguration

Vice President Mike Pence told the FBI, Secret Service, National Guard, and others to “lean forward”…

Biden unveils $1.9 trillion COVID-19 response plan

President-elect Joe Biden had promised those struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic help was on the way.…

Democratic Impeachment Manager Removes His Mask for an Explosive Sneeze During House Debate

Rep. David Cicilline (RI), who served as an impeachment manager this week for Democrats in the House…

Ferguson encouraged Man United’s Rashford to take on UK govt

MANCHESTER, England (AP) – The latest campaigning by Manchester United star Marcus Rashford forced British Prime…

Northam announces expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia officials announced changes Thursday that significantly expand the pool of people…

Delta puts Mitt Romney hecklers on no-fly list

The passengers who accosted and heckled Sen. Mitt Romney at Salt Lake City’s airport last week…

Riot? Insurrection? Words matter in describing Capitol siege

NEW YORK (AP) – At first, viewed from a distance, it was a rally or protest.…

Kentucky surpasses 3,000 deaths from COVID-19 pandemic

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 3,000 with 51 new virus-related…

North Dakota entering 2nd phase of vaccine priority groups

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The elderly and people with underlying health conditions in North Dakota are…

US weekly jobless claims near a million amid COVID resurgence

US unemployment claims climbed to nearly a million last week in the latest sign that a…

Smithsonian preserving artifacts related to Capitol siege

The Capitol Hill siege may have taken place just eight days ago, but it’s already one…

‘Trump is Now Powerless’: Jake Sherman Says McConnell is ‘Seriously Considering Impeachment’ on Mediaite’s The Interview Podcast

Kirk Irwin/Getty Images “I feel very lucky and grateful to be safe and alive,” said Jake…

PHOTOS: Moving Day at the White House With Six Days Left in Trump’s Term

With less than a week left before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, the Trump White House is beginning…

Oxygen shortage in Amazon city forces mass patient transfer

SAO PAULO (AP) – Scores of COVID-19 patients in the Amazon rainforest’s biggest city will be…

NC to vaccinate those 65+; College students not prioritized

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – North Carolina public health officials on Thursday unveiled an updated coronavirus vaccine…