President Joe Biden, Russia’s Vladimir Putin confer for 50 minutes in phone call about Ukraine

President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke Thursday in a 50-minute phone call about the…

U.K. reports surge in COVID deaths, builds temporary wards

LONDON — The U.K. reported a sharp increase in coronavirus-related deaths Thursday as the National Health…

Inside the Beltway: ‘Crime-panicked wealthy’ now want guns

NEWS AND OPINION: Things changed in the year 2021. Los Angeles Magazine reports that attitudes towards…

President Biden, Vladimir Putin hold call as tensions mount over Ukraine crisis

WILMINGTON, Del. — Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin spoke Thursday amid growing alarm over Russia’s…

CDC warns against cruises, regardless of vaccination status

MIAMI — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned people on Thursday not to…

Senate GOP preps to nullify Biden’s vaccine mandate for 17 million healthcare workers

More than 30 GOP senators are preparing legislation to nullify President Biden’s national vaccine mandate for…

In Seattle, a journalist reflects on 2020’s summer of protest

Journalist Omari Salisbury says he wasn’t chasing glory via his cellphone coverage of protests and riots…

Rep. Michael Turner to take top Republican spot on House Intel Committee

Rep. Michael Turner will take over as the ranking Republican on the House Permanent Select Committee…

Masking children in school is ‘abuse’: Ohio gubernatorial candidate

Ohio Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Renacci called masking requirements in school child abuse. Renacci tweeted a…

Outgoing attorney general sues Virginia town’s ‘discriminating’ police department

Outgoing Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is suing a southeastern Virginia town’s police department for operating…

‘She’s definitely worse than Epstein’: Trafficking survivor speaks out after Maxwell verdict

A Jeffrey Epstein accuser said former associate Ghislaine Maxwell was “more evil” than the late financier.…

Girl, three, dies after accidentally shooting herself on Christmas Day

A three-year-old girl has died after she accidentally shot herself on Christmas Day, according to US…

Conservatives warn of dangers in medical associations’ woke advice on how to talk about race

An attempt by the American Medical Association to get healthcare workers to use “racially-equitable” language is…

Nursing home workers are urged to get boosters as cases soar

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials on Thursday pressed nursing home workers to get their booster shots…

New York jury holds drug firm Teva liable in opioid crisis

NEW YORK — A jury held Teva Pharmaceuticals responsible Thursday for contributing to the opioid crisis,…

Tomb Raider trilogy is free on Epic Games Store

The Tomb Raider trilogy is free on the Epic Games Store, and players will have about…

Ghislaine Maxwell was ‘main enforcer’ and ‘you don’t cross her’, says woman allegedly raped by Jeffrey Epstein

A woman who claims Ghislaine Maxwell forced her into a room to be raped by Jeffrey…

Times Square show will go on despite virus surge, mayor says

NEW YORK — New York City will ring in 2022 in Times Square as planned despite…

Cut! Popcorn, candy ban hits French cinemas’ virus recovery

MARLY-LE-ROI, France (AP) — No more munching, crunching and slurping at the movies in France: The…

States diverge on police reforms after George Floyd killing

DENVER — Maryland repealed its half-century-old Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights. Washington state reformed use-of-force…