General News

New Orleans jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis dead at 85

Apr 2, 2020

Ellis Marsalis, jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical family that includes famed musician sons Wynton and Branford, has died

China exonerates doctor reprimanded for warning of virus

Mar 20, 2020

China has taken the highly unusual move of exonerating a doctor who was reprimanded for warning about the coronavirus outbreak and later died of the disease

AP VoteCast: Arizona primary marked by coronavirus concerns

Mar 18, 2020

Voters in Arizona cast their ballots in Tuesday’s Democratic primary during a pandemic that has stunted travel, closed schools, forced millions of workers to stay home and canceled campaign rallies

Amazon limits shipments to warehouses for next 3 weeks

Mar 17, 2020

Amazon said Tuesday that it will only accept shipments of cleaning equipment, medical supplies and household goods from suppliers at its warehouses for next three weeks to fill surging demand of those items. The online retailer has been sold out of items like disinfecting wipes and toilet paper as the new coronavrius spreads and more people shop online at home

Mississippi judge shot, critically wounded near courthouse

Mar 16, 2020

Police say a judge has been shot and critically wounded outside a courthouse in Mississippi

Bank of Japan to expand purchases of stock, corporate bonds, other assets to help support economy, following Fed's lead

Mar 16, 2020

Bank of Japan to expand purchases of stock, corporate bonds, other assets to help support economy, following Fed's lead

South African police arrest traditional king for ax attack

Mar 13, 2020

A controversial king of South Africa's AbaThembu, the clan of founding president Nelson Mandela, has been arrested after allegedly attacking family members with an ax at their royal homestead

Bernie Sanders wins Democratic presidential caucuses in North Dakota

Mar 11, 2020

Bernie Sanders wins Democratic presidential caucuses in North Dakota

Bond granted in case of missing woman who was found dead

Mar 10, 2020

A man charged with abusing the corpse of a missing Alabama woman was granted bond Tuesday

Spanish parliament rejects probe of ex-king’s finances

Mar 10, 2020

The body in the Spanish Parliament that decides on the agenda for lawmakers has rejected two proposals drawn up by several political parties that call for the lower chamber to investigate whether former King Juan Carlos received millions of dollars in kick-back payments from Saudi Arabia

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