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Village Voice to end print edition after nearly 62 years

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:07:33 -0400

The publication is still considering when it will end the print edition, said Luke Carron, a Village Voice spokesman. The company has discussed a number of potential partnership opportunities, and wi....
After solar eclipse, Americans' eyes seem mostly none the worse

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:46:48 -0400

One man showed up at a New York City hospital on Tuesday with a damaged retina after acting on the mistaken belief he could safely stare at an eclipse through a hole punched in a garbage bag. "I'm so....
Missouri governor halts execution amid questions over DNA evidence

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:30:00 -0400

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens halted the execution of a man scheduled to be put to death on Tuesday for killing a woman during a burglary after his attorneys argued that recent DNA evidence showed h....
Treasury secretary's wife snipes at critic of Instagram photo

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:06:24 -0400

The flap erupted after Mnuchin's wife, Scottish-born actress Louise Linton, posted a photo of herself emerging from the aircraft wearing a white outfit and sunglasses, using the hashtags "#tomford," "....
Bond sale to pay overdue bills may aid Illinois' credit rating: S&P

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:54:16 -0400

The sale of up to $6 billion of bonds by Illinois to shrink its enormous unpaid bill backlog, an action the governor has yet to take, could protect the state from a credit rating downgrade to junk, S&....
U.S. Justice Department seeks $11 million forfeiture from firms with ties to North Korea

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:36:57 -0400

The United States said Tuesday it is seeking forfeitures of $11 million from companies that allegedly laundered money for North Korean banks that are subject to U.S. sanctions. The Justice Department....
Los Angeles seeks to join lawsuit over U.S. sanctuary policies

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:39:42 -0400

The city of Los Angeles on Tuesday sought to join a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice over federal restrictions on some law enforcement grants to so-called sanctuary cities, according to ....
U.S. Bioservices to resolve kickback claims for $13.4 million: filing

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:54:05 -0400

US Bioservices, a unit of drug wholesaler AmerisourceBergen, agreed to pay $10.6 million to the federal government and $2.8 million to states, according to a filing on Tuesday in Manhattan federal cou....
U.S. appeals court rules for TSA screener who had run-in with flier

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:29:31 -0400

A federal appeals court in Philadelphia threw out a First Amendment claim by an architect, Roger Vanderklok, who said he was arrested in retaliation for asking to file a complaint against an ill-tempe....
Pennsylvania judge delays Cosby sex assault retrial till March

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:26:01 -0400

Comedian Bill Cosby's retrial on charges of sexually assaulting a former administrator at his alma mater in 2004 at his Philadelphia-area home will be postponed from November to March of next year, a ....
Verizon launches cheaper unlimited plan to compete with rivals

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:16:56 -0400

By Anjali Athavaley NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday that it was introducing a cheaper unlimited mobile data plan with some limits as it tries to lure customers away fr....
Commuter train slams into parked train car near Philadelphia; 42 hurt

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:53:42 -0400

The train hit the vacant parked car at the 69th Street Terminal in Upper Darby, 10 miles west of Philadelphia, around 12:15 a.m. EDT as it pulled into the station, Heather Redfern, a spokeswoman for t....
Manhattan high-end condo prices rise with strong demand: report

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:06:09 -0400

The unit, at 432 Park Avenue, billed as the tallest residential tower in the Americas, was one of three at the Midtown East building that were in the top-five most expensive condominium sales in Manha....
Massachusetts man arrested for trying to punch police horse in face

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:00:32 -0400

A Massachusetts man was arrested for trying to punch a police horse in the face at a street festival, according to Worcester police. The incident occurred on Saturday when police were responding to a....
U.S. admiral says remains found inside damaged destroyer

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:35:05 -0400

U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Scott Swift on Tuesday said divers have found human remains inside the USS John S. McCain, which collided with a merchant vessel this week. "The divers were able ....
U.S. Navy says divers searching warship's flooded compartments for missing sailors

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 02:35:33 -0400

The U.S. Navy said on Tuesday divers have begun searching in the flooded compartments of a U.S. warship for 10 U.S. sailors missing since the guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant vessel ....
Charlottesville city council meeting briefly shut down by protesters

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 01:37:02 -0400

About 100 activists and residents crowded into the council meeting, the first since the violent demonstrations two weekends ago, and shouted "Shame" and "Shut it down" toward council members and the m....
Texas man charged with trying to blow up Confederate statue

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:48:24 -0400

(Reuters) - Authorities in Houston charged a 25-year-old man on Monday with trying to blow up a Confederate statue, federal prosecutors said, following demonstrations and fierce debate in the United S....
Bergdahl to have U.S. Army desertion case heard by judge, not jury

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:52:01 -0400

(Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, charged with desertion and endangerment of U.S. troops for leaving his combat post in Afghanistan in 2009, has chosen to have a judge hear the case instea....
U.S. Navy announces fleet-wide probe after new warship collision; 10 sailors missing

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:57:24 -0400

By Fathin Ungku and David Brunnstrom SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy announced on Monday a fleet-wide probe and plans for temporary halts in operations to focus on safety, as it search....
'Print' on Texas family wall is original Rockwell, sells for $1.6 million

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:49:58 -0400

A Texas family who discovered their old Norman Rockwell work of baseball umpires was an authentic painting sold the work at auction for $1.6 million, Heritage Auctions said on Monday. It became one o....
A majority of Americans want to preserve Confederate monuments: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:45:15 -0400

A majority of Americans think Confederate monuments should be preserved in public spaces, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll, a view that is at odds with efforts in many cities to remove them. ....
Coast Guard suspends search for five Army aviators off Hawaii

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:09:18 -0400

"Suspension of a search and rescue case without resolution is a very, very difficult decision and it weighs heavily, particularly on the hearts of the Coast Guard," Rear Admiral Vince Atkins, commande....
Father of Ohio football player convicted of rape shoots judge

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:34:23 -0400

The suspect killed at the scene was Nathaniel Richmond, Jefferson County prosecutor Jane Hanlin told a news conference. Richmond was the father of Ma'Lik Richmond, one of two high school football pla....
Car crashes into Kentucky crowd watching eclipse, woman killed: report

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:30:04 -0400

In the incident in Leslie County, Kentucky, which appeared to be an accident, a driver lost control over her car and hit a utility pole, WLKY-TV in Louisville reported. A 23-year-old woman was pronou....
Navy chief says no sign USS McCain collision intentional

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:04:45 -0400

There was no indication that the collision between a U.S. Navy ship and a tanker near Singapore on Monday was intentional, U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson told reporters at....
U.S. Navy announces fleet-wide probe after new warship collision; 10 sailors missing

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:04:45 -0400

By Fathin Ungku and David Brunnstrom SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy announced on Monday a fleet-wide probe and plans for temporary halts in operations to focus on safety, as it search....
Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United States

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:54:53 -0400

By Harriet McLeod and Lee van der Voo CHARLESTON, S.C./SHERIDAN, Oregon (Reuters) - As millions of awestruck Americans cast their gaze skyward on Monday at the extraordinary sight of a total solar ec....
Texas man charged with trying to blow up Confederate statue

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:01:36 -0400

Authorities in Houston charged a 25-year-old man on Monday with trying to blow up a Confederate statue, federal prosecutors said, in the latest development amid demonstrations and fierce debate about ....
More video emerges of Baltimore police staging evidence: prosecutors

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:53:47 -0400

In the previous two episodes, video showed officers apparently placing illegal drugs at crime scenes. The Baltimore Police Department said it was investigating charges that some officers were plantin....
Wisconsin teen pleads guilty to lesser charge in Slenderman attack

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:21:13 -0400

Anissa Weier, 15, appeared in a Waukesha court on Monday to plead guilty to attempted second-degree homicide as a party to a crime with use of a deadly weapon, as part of a plea agreement, court recor....
Chalked messages show Charlottesville's shock after weekend violence

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:36:02 -0400

As Charlottesville reeled from the killing of a woman during a white-nationalist rally, well-wishers left flowers at a makeshift shrine nearby in the heart of downtown. Many of the city's 47,000 resi....
JPMorgan pledges up to $2 million to fight racism, support human rights

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:00:54 -0400

JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Monday it will contribute up to $2 million to fight racism and support human rights in light of a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that led to violenc....
U.S. warship collision exposes Singapore-Malaysia sea dispute

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:59:00 -0400

A collision between a U.S. warship and an oil tanker near the Straits of Malacca on Monday has shone a light on a territorial dispute that has simmered between neighbors Singapore and Malaysia for nea....
Norway's wealth fund takes 48 percent stake in New York property

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:57:26 -0400

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's $975-billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, has bought a 48-percent stake in a New York City property, it said on Monday.....
Taiwan's Foxconn to build three ancillary facilities as part of Wisconsin LCD campus

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:19:32 -0400

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn on Monday said it plans to build three facilities in the U.S. state of Wisconsin for operation as early as next year, as part of a campus housing a $10 billi....
USS John S. McCain suffered flooding after collision: U.S. Navy

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 04:28:29 -0400

The USS John S. McCain, a U.S. warship that collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore on Monday, arrived at Changi Naval Base in Singapore after suffering damage to its hull that caused flooding i....
'America First' protesters face off with opponents at California beach rally

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 04:15:52 -0400

Anti-immigration demonstrators faced off against a much bigger crowd of counter-protesters in the Southern California town of Laguna Beach on Sunday, as police kept the opposing sides apart. Around 2....
Illinois town gears up to become heart of U.S. eclipse

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 04:00:59 -0400

By Elly Park CARBONDALE, Ill. (Reuters) - The small southern Illinois town of Carbondale was revving up on Sunday to become eclipse central on the eve of a total solar eclipse that will traverse the ....
No oil pollution reported after U.S. warship, tanker collide off Singapore

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 01:16:52 -0400

No oil spill was reported after a collision between a U.S. guided-missile destroyer and a merchant vessel in Singapore waters, authorities in the city-state said on Monday. Ten sailors from the USS J....
U.S. Navy says USS John S. McCain sailing to port under own power

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 21:24:29 -0400

A U.S. warship damaged after colliding with a merchant vessel east of Singapore on Monday is sailing under its own power and heading to port, the U.S. Navy said. "Search and rescue efforts are underw....
Prominent U.S. religious conservatives defend Trump after Charlottesville

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:54:15 -0400

By Doina Chiacu and Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two prominent religious conservatives defended U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday after he was widely criticized for blaming both white na....
Canada's Trudeau warns against entering country 'irregularly'

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:03:49 -0400

"Canada is an opening and welcoming society," he told reporters in Montreal following talks with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar. Entering Canada irregularly is not an advantage. More than 3,100 p....
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:40:35 -0400

"It is with enormous sadness that the Gregory family confirms that their father, comedic legend and civil rights activist Mr. Dick Gregory departed this earth tonight in Washington, D.C.," his son, Ch....
Boston march against hate speech avoids Charlottesville chaos

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:52:16 -0400

By Scott Malone and Nate Raymond BOSTON (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Boston on Saturday to protest a "free speech" rally featuring far-right speakers a week after a ....
No winner of Powerball jackpot - prize grows to $650 million

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:32:11 -0400

By Peter Szekely NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nobody won a Powerball jackpot of $535 million in a draw on Saturday night, meaning the grand prize will grow to about $650 million, the second-highest level in ....
U.S. warship Indianapolis found 18,000 feet deep in Pacific Ocean

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 21:12:22 -0400

(Reuters) - Researchers have found the wreckage of the U.S. warship Indianapolis, which was sunk by a Japanese torpedo in the final days of World War Two, more than 18,000 feet (5.5 kilometers) below ....
South Carolina aquarium to monitor animal behavior during eclipse

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 21:08:11 -0400

By Nathan Frandino CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - Animals in the path of the first total solar eclipse to travel across the United States in 99 years have a big surprise awaiting them on Monday afterno....
Boston march against hate speech avoids Charlottesville chaos

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:35:14 -0400

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Boston on Saturday to protest a "free speech" rally featuring far-right speakers a week after a woman was killed at a Virginia white-supremacist demo....
Bannon's exit not seen to signal Trump shift to center

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:32:43 -0400

By John Walcott and Steve Holland WASHINGTON/BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's ouster of chief strategist Steve Bannon is unlikely to mark the abandonment of the administration's....