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national / Thu, Sep 23, 2021 8:04 AM

Famed cathedral names artist to replace Confederate windows

Washington National Cathedral says an artist renowned for his works depicting African American life will design new stained-glass windows with...

national / Thu, Sep 23, 2021 7:51 AM

McCormack, bishop panned for role in sex abuse scandal, dies

Retired Roman Catholic Bishop John McCormack has died after a career in which he faced criticism for his role in Boston’s clergy sex abuse scandal...

national / Thu, Sep 23, 2021 7:33 AM

Harry, Meghan visit NYC sites, including Sept. 11 memorial

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, got a hawk’s-eye view of New York City with a visit to the rebuilt World Trade...

national / Thu, Sep 23, 2021 7:21 AM

The jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself is crumbling

Once hailed as a prototype for a new kind of federal jail and the most secure in the country, New York's Metropolitan Correctional Center has...

national / Thu, Sep 23, 2021 6:37 AM

Met season to open with first-ever opera by Black composer

The Met Opera’s season opens on Monday, and for the first time in its 138-year history it will perform an opera by a Black composer

national / Thu, Sep 23, 2021 5:52 AM

UN: In war, 16 million Yemenis 'marching' toward starvation

The head of the U.N. food agency says 16 million people in Yemen are marching toward starvation and more funding is needed

national / Thu, Sep 23, 2021 5:31 AM

Woman plans to help fellow Rwandan amputees get prosthetics

A Rwandan woman who was orphaned during her country’s genocide and lost part of her leg to childhood cancer has been fitted with a new prosthetic...

national / Thu, Sep 23, 2021 3:05 AM

Danes side with US against French criticism of defense deal

Denmark is siding with the United States in the dispute with its fellow EU member France over a major Indo-Pacific defense deal

national / Wed, Sep 22, 2021 10:06 PM

Wildfire victims left with nothing get hope from donated RVs

A man and his daughter are bringing donated motorhomes to people who have lost everything in wildfires in the American West

national / Wed, Sep 22, 2021 9:16 PM

WhatsApp, social posts helped lead Haitian migrants to Texas

A confluence of factors caused the sudden arrival of thousands of mostly Haitian migrants on the Texas border this month

national / Wed, Sep 22, 2021 8:28 PM

US projections on drought-hit Colorado River grow more dire

The U.S. government has released projections that indicate an even more troubling outlook for a river that serves 40 million people in the...

national / Wed, Sep 22, 2021 7:36 PM

'Grow up': UK's Johnson says world must face climate change

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told world leaders at the United Nations that humanity has to “grow up” and tackle climate change

national / Wed, Sep 22, 2021 7:35 PM

California 1st to set quota limits for retailers like Amazon

California will be the first state to bar mega-retailers from firing warehouse workers for missing quotas that interfere with bathroom and rest breaks

national / Wed, Sep 22, 2021 5:14 PM

Ukraine's leader takes UN to task as 'retired superhero'

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy certainly wasn’t the only world leader at this week’s U.N. General Assembly meeting to paint a dire...

national / Wed, Sep 22, 2021 4:28 PM

No signs of Gabby Petito's boyfriend after days of searching

Search teams were back out at a Florida nature park to look for the boyfriend of Gabby Petito, the young woman who authorities say was killed...

national / Wed, Sep 22, 2021 4:24 PM

US soldier wins long fight to get Afghan translator asylum

Army veteran Spencer Sullivan has never felt more victorious

national / Wed, Sep 22, 2021 4:09 PM

Under pressure, Powell says Fed to revamp its trading rules

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank will overhaul its financial ethics policies in response to growing questions about...

national / Wed, Sep 22, 2021 3:43 PM

Melvin Van Peebles, godfather of Black cinema, dies at 89

Melvin Van Peebles, a Broadway playwright, musician and movie director whose work ushered in the “blaxploitation” films of the 1970s, has died

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