General News

NAACP wants newscaster fired after Martin Luther King slur

Jan 22, 2019

The NAACP wants a St. Louis-area TV station to fire a newscaster for what he called an unintentional racial slur while talking about Martin Luther King Jr.

The shutdown today: No signs of progress

Jan 22, 2019

The shutdown today: No signs of progress

Teachers union: Los Angeles strike to go into 6th school day

Jan 21, 2019

The union representing striking teachers in Los Angeles says the strike will continue into its sixth school day Tuesday regardless of the outcome of negotiations Monday

2 doctors for incapacitated patient who gave birth leave

Jan 21, 2019

Two doctors who cared for an incapacitated woman who gave birth at a long term care center in Phoenix as a result of a sexual assault are no longer providing medical services there

UN forecasts global economic growth around 3 percent in 2019

Jan 21, 2019

The United Nations is forecasting that the global economy will grow by around 3 percent in 2019 and 2020, but says waning support for multilateralism, escalating trade disputes, increasing debt and rising climate risks are clouding prospects

Boxer Manny Pacquiao's Los Angeles home burglarized

Jan 21, 2019

A spokesman for boxer Manny Pacquiao says the famed fighter's Los Angeles home was robbed at about the time he was in the ring with rival Adrien Broner in Las Vegas.

Predators beat Avalanche 4-1, Laviolette earns win No. 600

Jan 21, 2019

Pekka Rinne stopped a penalty shot in making 35 saves and the Nashville Predators knocked off the reeling Colorado Avalanche 4-1 to help Peter Laviolette capture win No. 600 of his NHL coaching career

Houston home to rival Martin Luther King Day parades

Jan 21, 2019

Houston will have dueling Martin Luther King Jr. Day parades despite the mayor's attempt to unify behind one event

Two students leave Oklahoma University over blackface video

Jan 21, 2019

The University of Oklahoma says two students have voluntarily withdrawn from the school after one appeared in a social media video wearing black face paint and using a racial epithet

UK leader unveils Brexit Plan B, looks a lot like Plan A

Jan 21, 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled her Brexit Plan B on Monday _ and it looks a lot like Plan A

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