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Every morning since March, carpenter Dominick Domingo wakes up, dons a hardhat, and commutes from Staten Island to the construction site of a performing arts center on Fulton Street in … more
The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks left the U.S. with national trauma, two decades of war, and the biggest shuffle of federal bureaucracy in American history. The Department of Homeland Security took … more
PITTSBURGH — In a Monroeville, Pennsylvania, basement in the 1960s, a young, comic book-obsessed Louis Nacke II would tie a blue towel around his neck like a cape and pretend he was Superman. … more
President Joe Biden, visibly frustrated by the country’s inability to immunize a reluctant chunk of its population in the fight against COVID, said Thursday that the “time for waiting is … more
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department announced Thursday it will challenge a controversial abortion law that bans the procedure after about six weeks, well before most women know they are … more
COVID-19 vaccines for younger children will be vetted as quickly as possible once drugmakers seek authorization for them, U.S. regulators said, vowing a swift review amid concern about the infection … more
Hurricane Larry lost a bit of intensity Friday morning but continued speeding its way toward Newfoundland, Canada, at the rapid pace of 29 mph, according to forecasters. Larry, with maximum … more
NEW YORK — At just the touch of a button, you, too, can disable a major metropolitan transportation system. Officials on Friday said that an outage last month that crippled the subways and … more
NEW YORK — The 9/11 attack 20 years ago touched lives in every corner of the country, according to a new report chronicling victim compensation claims from every state in the nation. Though … more
MINNEAPOLIS — Pregnant women who received COVID-19 vaccines did not experience an increased risk of miscarriage, according to new research on data from Bloomington-based HealthPartners and … more
The richest 1% of Americans cheat by a total of $163 billion on their taxes each year, according to the Treasury Department. “Today’s tax code contains two sets of rules: one for … more
WASHINGTON – The Capitol Police department is preparing for potential violence at a Sept. 18 protest that members of Congress have been invited to attend. The organization Look Ahead America … more
A crowd cheered early Wednesday as a towering statue of Confederate leader Robert E. Lee was taken down in Virginia. The bronze, 21-foot sculpture depicting the general atop a horse was removed … more
NEW YORK — The work — and the grieving — continue. Nearly 20 years to the day that terrorists slammed hijacked airplanes into New York’s World Trade Center, the … more
MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously declared that criminalizing early-term abortion is unconstitutional, a historic decision that loosens limits on the procedure … more
Daily coronavirus cases are four times higher than they were following Labor Day weekend of last year with the number of daily deaths twice as high as they were this time in 2020, according to data … more
WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats are expected to spend much of September negotiating the size and scope of a proposed $3.5 trillion budget bill that would fund a … more
Ten months after California voters rejected a state law to eliminate cash bail for many offenses, a new fight is brewing in the Legislature over an alternative plan by lawmakers that would slash the … more
WASHINGTON — Three-quarters of U.S. adults have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of Tuesday, according to the White House, setting a new milestone in the country’s … more
BOISE, Idaho — For the first time during the COVID-19 pandemic, Idaho health officials announced Tuesday they have activated crisis standards of care for two health districts — an … more
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