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national / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 11:09 AM

NFL set to propose fix to race-norming in dementia testing

The NFL is set to propose changes to the $1 billion concussion settlement after an outcry over test score adjustments known as “race-norming."

national / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 10:56 AM

Japan envoy pick Emanuel: Chicago teen shooting weighs heavy

Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he did nothing improper but still fell short in his handling of the fatal police shooting of a Black teenage...

national / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 10:56 AM

Biden administration move could block Minnesota copper mine

The Biden administration has dealt a serious blow to the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in...

national / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 10:36 AM

Arbitrator: Official wrongly fired in Flint water scandal

The only Michigan official fired in the Flint water disaster likely was a “public scapegoat” who lost her job because of politics

national / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 10:15 AM

Atlanta police: Woman, killer dead after high-rise shootout

Police in Atlanta say a woman is dead and a suspected gunman has been killed inside a high-rise apartment after a shootout with officers

national / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 10:14 AM

Ex-Minneapolis cop to be resentenced in death of 911 caller

A former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report that she heard a possible rape happening...

national / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 10:07 AM

Stocks rise on Wall Street, S&P 500 hovers around high

Solid earnings from health care companies helped power broad gains for stocks on Wall Street Wednesday and pushed the benchmark S&P 500 within...

national / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 10:05 AM

Abolitionist or Republican? Stark choice in Seattle race

The race for city attorney in heavily liberal Seattle is offering voters a stark choice: A self-described “abolitionist” who wants to end...

national / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 9:53 AM

Bitcoin tops $66,000, sets record as crypto goes mainstream

Bitcoin rallied to a record Wednesday, topping $66,000 for the first time, on a wave of excitement about how the financial establishment is...

national / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 8:20 AM

David Byrne says audiences seem 'thrilled' to be in theater

As he brings “American Utopia” back to Broadway following the pandemic pause, David Byrne says it's evident how thrilled people are simply to be...

national / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 8:06 AM

R. Kelly's Chicago trial on federal sex charges set Aug. 1

A federal judge has ordered R&B superstar R. Kelly to stand trial in Chicago on child pornography and obstruction of justice charges next year...

national / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 7:49 AM

Gates Foundation to spend $120M on access for COVID-19 pill

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says it will spend $120 million to boost access to generic versions of drugmaker Merck’s antiviral COVID-19...

national / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 7:34 AM

Giuliani associate decides not to testify at criminal trial

An associate of Rudy Giuliani has told a federal judge that he will not testify at his own trial

national / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 6:51 AM

'Black Hawk Down' pilot Durant enters Alabama Senate race

A military veteran best known as the helicopter pilot who was shot down and held prisoner in the 1993 “Black Hawk Down” incident is joining the...

national / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 6:40 AM

Opening, ticket prices announced for Peppa Pig theme park

A standalone Peppa Pig theme park at the Legoland Florida Resort is scheduled to open Feb. 24

national / Wed, Oct 20, 2021 3:00 AM

Plane burns after takeoff mishap in Texas; no one badly hurt

Authorities say a plane taking passengers from Texas to the AL Championship Series game in Boston burst into flames after it ran off a runway...

national / Tue, Oct 19, 2021 11:51 PM

San Francisco shuts burger spot for not checking vaccination

The In-N-Out hamburger chain is sizzling mad after San Francisco shut down its indoor dining for refusing to check customers’ vaccination status

national / Tue, Oct 19, 2021 9:55 PM

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rises for 5th day

Asian stock markets are mixed after Wall Street rose for a fifth day on strong corporate earnings

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