Georgia's Fulton County under state investigation for allegedly violating ballot drop box form rules
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Georgia Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has opened an investigation into Fulton County for allegedly violating state rules "requiring absentee ballot drop box […]
'It was our children they killed'
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Fatouma was at home with her children in the town of Bambari when the firing began, one afternoon in the middle of February.
News coverage balances vaccination progress with continued pandemic pain
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A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
'So... how ya been?': Stephen Colbert welcomes an audience back to 'The Late Show'
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Stephen Colbert has come a long way since doing a monologue in a bathtub.
Tropical Storm Bill forms in the Atlantic
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Tropical Storm Bill, the second storm of the season has formed off the coast of North Carolina.
Indian pilots fight for compensation after colleagues die of Covid-19
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The pilot had just completed a commercial flight from the United States to Covid-struck India when he received the news his colleague had died of the virus.
Top Senate Republicans split on need to investigate secret DOJ subpoenas of Democratic lawmakers
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The top two Senate Republican leaders were split Monday over the need for Congress to investigate secret Trump-era Justice Department subpoenas to two Democratic members of the […]
McConnell haunts Democrats with new pledge to block Biden court nominee
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Mitch McConnell just did it again.
Philippines delays scrapping of US visiting forces agreement
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The Philippines has again suspended a decision to scrap a crucial agreement governing the US troop presence in the country, its foreign minister said on Monday, amid continuing […]
Retailers plead with Biden to fix port congestion that has upended supply chains
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The National Retail Federation is calling on the White House to address the logjam at US ports that is snarling commerce as the economy swiftly recovers from the pandemic.
Catch Northrop Grumman's Minotaur 1 rocket launch into orbit Tuesday morning
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Watch Northrop Grumman's Minotaur 1 rocket launch from Wallops Island, Virginia Tuesday morning.
International Criminal Court prosecutor requests green light for probe into Philippines killings
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The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court asked it on Monday for authorization to open a full investigation into drug war killings in the Philippines, saying crimes […]
Misery continues as record high heat soars, worsening the Western drought
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An already dire drought situation for the West is getting no relief anytime soon.
Major US mall owner files for bankruptcy
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Washington Prime Group, a major mall owner of more than 100 locations across the United States, filed for bankruptcy, citing pandemic-related shutdowns.
Biden pushes China threat at G7 and NATO, but European leaders tread carefully
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US presidents don't normally go to Europe and keep talking about China. But Joe Biden thinks he's convinced his new European friends of the need to stand up to Chinese autocracy, […]
NSA leaker imprisoned for sharing report released to halfway house
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A former government contractor who pleaded guilty to leaking classified information to the media has been released from prison to a halfway house after nearly four years of […]
1 dead, 2 injured after dispute over mask at Georgia grocery store, sheriff says
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A man fired at an employee and a deputy shot at the suspect.
Arizona auditors near finish of hand recount as out-of-state GOP pilgrimages continue
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Arizona's problem-plagued audit has finished its hand recount of most of the 2.1 million ballots cast in Maricopa County last November, with just braille ballots and those that […]
Senate bipartisan infrastructure plan picks up steam but faces major hurdles ahead
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Momentum is building in the Senate behind a $1.2 trillion infrastructure proposal, as liberals are showing a new willingness to accept the package with key assurances and […]
Jersey Devil, world's tallest single-rail coaster, opens at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey
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The Jersey Devil Coaster debuted to the public on June 13 at Six Flags Great Adventure in central New Jersey. The park says it's "the world's tallest, fastest, and longest single […]
Illinois public health administrator urges residents near chemical fire to wear a mask and not pick up debris falling from the sky
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A public health official is asking residents within a 3-mile radius of a chemical fire that broke out Monday to wear a mask when outside to avoid respiratory irritation.
Off-duty flight attendant allegedly choked a crew member and claimed to be seated next to a terrorist before being subdued, police report says
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Stephon Jamar Duncan, 34, of Atlanta, was identified as the unruly flight attendant.
The real earthquake in Israeli politics
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Anthony David writes that the inclusion of the first Arab party in an Israeli coalition government could bring permanent change to the country's politics. If the gamble by Mansour […]
The urgent lesson of the University of Michigan sexual abuse scandal
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The reluctance to acknowledge male sexual abuse is heightened in a male-dominated environment where masculinity and "toughness" are rewarded, such as in college and pro sports, […]
Chrissy Teigen: I was a troll and I'm so sorry
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Chrissy Teigen's apology to Courtney Stodden for trolling apparently was just the tip of the iceberg.
Marjorie Taylor Greene apologizes for 'offensive' Holocaust comparison after visiting Holocaust museum
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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Monday apologized for her "offensive" comments comparing Capitol Hill mask-wearing rules to the Holocaust after visiting the US Holocaust Memorial […]
A security guard is in critical condition after Atlanta mall shooting, police say
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Police are investigating a shooting at an Atlanta mall after a security guard was left in critical condition, authorities said.
June 14 coronavirus news
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The US is reopening far and wide, but the Delta Covid-19 variant is on the rise, and it could do serious damage in areas with low vaccination rates