Key question in Cosby appeal: Does defendant's…

In taking Bill Cosby's appeal of his sexual assault conviction, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court appears eager to clear up the law on when a jury should hear about someone’s past

Monolith in Utah Desert Disappears

The shiny, metal monolith that appeared in the Utah desert was already mysterious; land officials don't know how it got there. But the mystery now has deepened: The monolith is gone. Officials in the state's Bureau of Land Management say they don't know how that happened, either, CNN reports. A...

New week to begin with snowstorm over Midwest

Winds will pick up heading into Monday with rain soaking the Atlantic Coast and a snowstorm unfolding over the Midwest.

Colorado governor tests positive for coronavirus

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has tested positive for the coronavirus

Zappos Visionary Dead at 46

Tony Hseih, the Zappos visionary who convinced skeptical Americans to buy shoes online without trying them on, paid new employees to quit, and lived in an Airstream, has died at the age of 46 from complications from a house fire, reports the Wall Street Journal . Fire officials in New London,...

Today in History for November 29th

President Johnson names commission to investigate JFK's assassination; U.N. passes resolution calling for the British Mandate of Palestine to be partitioned; First flight over the South Pole; Natalie Wood, Cary Grant and George Harrison die. (Nov. 29)

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Governor nixes parole for Manson follower Leslie…

California Gov. Gavin Newson has reversed parole for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, marking the fourth time a governor has blocked her release

Colo. Gov., Partner Test Positive

Add Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and his partner to the relatively short list of governors who have so far contracted the coronavirus. The 45-year-old Democrat's office said in a statement Saturday night that he had tested positive and was asymptomatic, reports 9News . "Marlon (Reis) and I are feeling well so...

Severe weather to head into mid-Atlantic after…

Storms will continue to rumble through the Southeast before eventually taking aim at the East Coast.

Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers…

Black Friday online sales hit a new record this year as pandemic-wary Americans filled virtual carts instead of real ones

Cop On the Job 4 Days Charged With Homicide

A former San Francisco police officer is facing charges of on-duty homicide in what the district attorney's office says is a first for the city. Chris Samayoa is accused of fatally shooting a 42-year-old Black man, Keita O'Neil, on what was his fourth day on the job in 2017. The...

AP Top Stories November 28 P

Here's the latest for Friday November 28th: USS Nimitz back in the Middle East; Milwaukee County finishes recount in Wisconsin; Paris reopens department stores; Fans continue to mourn passing of Diego Maradona (Nov. 28)

To court Latinos, Democrats have to expand…

Immigrant-rights and grassroots organizations that have been mobilizing Latinos in Arizona for nearly two decades helped propel Joe Biden to victory in a traditionally conservative state

Family Warns Others After 42 People at Funeral…

More than 100 people packed the pews in a Texas funeral home this month to honor Nancy Kaddatz. So many people loved her mother, Delynda Cruz said. Now 42 of those people have tested positive for the coronavirus—including Cruz. The youngest patient is 3 and the oldest 90, KDFW...

Rescue crews hard at work after severe flooding…

At least three people were killed after heavy rain caused severe flooding in Sardinia, Italy, on Nov. 28. Rescue crews worked to pull vehicles that were tossed off the road.

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With no action by Washington, states race to…

Governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small-business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been upended by the widening coronavirus outbreak

Trump Loses Again on Pennsylvania's Count

Two days after President Trump told Pennsylvania legislators "We have to turn the election over," federal appeals judges rejected the notion. A three-judge panel of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday found no merit in Trump's argument to overrule a US district court's decision issued last weekend, the...

2020 Soul Train Awards aim to celebrate Black…

Tichina Arnold and Tisha Campbell are hosting the Soul Train Awards for the third consecutive year. The duo, who are also producers for the show, which airs Sunday, Nov. 29, say “as Black women, we wanted to make sure that we are celebrated.” (Nov. 27)

Biden plans swift moves to protect and advance…

As vice president in 2012, Joe Biden endeared himself to many LGBTQ Americans by endorsing same-sex marriage even before his boss, President Barack Obama

First Visitors Arrive at Utah Monolith

The Utah Department of Public Safety would really rather you not set out for the newly discovered monolith in San Juan County. But "the genie is out of the bottle" and "it's a free country," as Corporal Andrew Battenfield tells the BBC . The outlet reports dozens, "perhaps even hundreds of...

Make a difference on Giving Tuesday with Red Cross

After you’ve settled back at home and done all your shopping you can spend a little more by donating to the Red Cross (or any disaster relief group) on Giving Tuesday!

Black firefighters in NC allege racism amid…

A group of Black firefighters in a North Carolina city has filed a grievance citing racism and discrimination they have endured for more than 30 years

Macy's Takes Heat Over 'Diverse Dance Group'

There was a problem with a cheery Macy's tweet introducing an entry in its Thanksgiving Day Parade. "What's that sound, you ask? Why it's the diverse dance group, Zeta Phi Beta Steppers!" the Thursday post said. "Performing a special routine they put together to help us celebrate this unprecedented year....

Bishop calls Supreme Court ruling a good decision

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, of the Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn, calls a recent ruling by the Supreme Court regarding coronavirus restrictions on religious services a "good decision." (Nov 27)

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Tony Hsieh, retired Zappos CEO, dies at 46 after…

Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer Zappos

National Exams Postponed Till 2022

Because so many students are learning remotely or attending schools that are limiting visitors during the pandemic, nationwide tests for fourth and eighth graders will be delayed until 2022. The math and reading tests had been scheduled for January 2021, per US News and World Report . The National Assessment of...

Foggy start to the day

On Saturday, Nov. 28, residents of Branson, Missouri, woke up to heavy fog as the sun rose.