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BOISE — In 2020, 44 Idaho police officers had their law enforcement certifications revoked because of misconduct, law enforcement records show.
LOS ANGELES – A smoky wildfire churning through a Los Angeles canyon community gained strength Sunday as about a thousand residents remained under evacuation orders while others were warned they should get ready to leave, authorities said.
ATLANTA — The immunologist who leads the COVID-19 response in the United States said Sunday that “the undeniable effects of racism” have led to unacceptable health disparities that especially hurt African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans during the pandemic.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Environmental groups and scientists with two universities want U.S. wildlife managers to consider reintroducing jaguars to the American Southwest.
The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday defended the decision to ease mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, stressing that increasing political pressure had nothing to do with the abrupt shift in guidelines.
It's never too early to chat about vocations with children. The topic popped up with my younger son and daughter over the last week. "I want to become a news reporter," my daughter Jane recently revealed.
MISSION, Kan. – Children are having their noses swabbed or saliva sampled at school to test for the coronavirus in cities such as Baltimore, New York and Chicago. In other parts of the U.S., school districts are reluctant to check even students showing signs of illness for COVID-19.
Last year, for the first time in more than a quarter-century, Democrats in Virginia took control of the statehouse and the governor’s mansion. Since then, one priority has become clear: expanding voting rights.
In Alaska, West Virginia and other mostly rural states, census takers relied more on the word of neighbors, landlords and others for information about a home’s residents. In New Jersey, New York and other more densely populated states in the Mid-Atlantic region, they were more likely to come away from a household lacking basic information on race, sex and ethnic background.
At least 23 people were killed in Afghanistan despite a cease-fire announcement by the warring parties, according to officials. Nearly 40 others were wounded in the various incidents since Thursday.
LOS ANGELES – The driver of a Tesla involved in a fatal crash that California highway authorities said may have been on operating on Autopilot posted social media videos of himself riding in the vehicle without his hands on the wheel or foot on the pedal.
JACKSON, Miss. – The mayor of Mississippi’s capital city and a state senator both apologized Saturday for shootings 51 years ago by city and state police officers that killed two people and injured 12 others on the campus of a historically Black college.
NEW YORK – Organizers of New York City’s Pride events said Saturday they are banning police and other law enforcement from marching in their huge annual parade until at least 2025 and will also seek to keep on-duty officers a block away from the celebration of LGBTQ people and history.
BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands young people's frustration about the pace of efforts to combat climate change, but is stressing the need to build political majorities to support effective action.
MINNEAPOLIS – A court document was filed Friday saying the date was still to be determined for the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights – shortly after a different document was filed setting the trial for Aug. 2.
BUCARAMANGA, Colombia – Thousands of young people and college students have been at the forefront of Colombia’s antigovernment protests for more than two weeks, armed with improvised shields made from garbage cans and umbrellas.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Iran’s judiciary chief, a hard-line cleric linked to mass executions in 1988, registered on Saturday to run in the Islamic Republic’s presidential election next month, a vote that comes as negotiators struggle to resuscitate Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers.
PORTLAND, Maine – Nearly 60 years ago, dozens of soldiers assembled for a top secret mission to Vietnam, three years before President Lyndon Johnson officially sent U.S. combat troops to the country.
NEW YORK – A quartet of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s accusers have reportedly been subpoenaed to provide sworn testimony in the state Attorney General’s probe of their sexual harassment charges, with one expected to appear this month.