CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) – Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for their party’s 2020 U.S. presidential nomination appeared at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting state. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg
(Reuters) – New York City police scuba divers searched the Hudson River on Saturday for a retired North Carolina professor who went missing while participating in a swim competition, officials said. FILE PHOTO: A New York Waterway ferry boat crosses the Hudson River as heavy fog hangs over the Manhattan skyline in New York City,
FILE PHOTO: President Donald Trump waves as he walks near the White House in the inaugural parade after being sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington. REUTERS/Evan Vucci/Pool WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) – Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for the party’s 2020 U.S. presidential nomination will appear at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting state. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Reuters) – Some 300 people gathered on Friday evening for a candle-light vigil in the Memphis neighborhood where a young black man was shot dead by federal authorities as residents remained on edge following violent demonstrations earlier this week. People take part in a candlelight vigil in memory of Brandon Webber, two days
PHOENIX (Reuters) – A fugitive former Catholic priest who fled to Italy and vanished after being indicted on child sex charges in Arizona in 2003 has been found and returned to Arizona, authorities said on Friday. Joseph Henn, 70, was arrested in Rome by Italian police late last month and brought back to Phoenix
FILE PHOTO: Used blister packets that contained medicines, tablets and pills are seen, in this picture illustration taken June 30, 2018. REUTERS/Russell Boyce/Illustration (Reuters) – U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements. The lawsuit
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump greets Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson in front of a Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighter on the driveway abutting the South Lawn prior to delivering remarks at a showcase of American-made products event at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 23, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo (Reuters) – U.S.
U.S. President Donald Trump brings White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders onto the stage after it was announced she will leave her job at the end of the month during a second chance hiring prisoner reentry event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque WASHINGTON (Reuters)
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials, said Friday that he would call no witnesses at his trial, setting the stage for jurors to begin deliberating on his fate next week. Raniere’s decision not to call witnesses
(Reuters) – Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billions of dollars in settlements. FILE PHOTO: A bottle of prescription painkiller OxyContin, 40mg pills, made by
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden will appear on the same stage with Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg and six other rivals during the second of two nights of candidate debates scheduled for later this month in Miami. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden
(Reuters) – Lawyers representing county and municipal governments accusing drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic proposed a novel plan on Friday that would allow every community nationally to participate in negotiating billions of dollars in settlements. FILE PHOTO: A bottle of prescription painkiller OxyContin, 40mg pills, made by Purdue Pharma L.D.
White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway looks toward U.S. President Donald Trump during a working lunch with governors on workforce freedom and mobility in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis – RC142C0BC4B0 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not fire
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Reuters) – Police helicopters and squad cars patrolled the Memphis neighborhood overnight into Friday morning where a young black man was fatally shot by federal agents, with residents appearing to heed calls for calm a day after sometimes violent street demonstrations. Two men pass a police patrol car a day after Brandon Webber
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Reuters) – The Memphis community where a young black man was slain this week by federal agents as they tried to arrest him remained tense after a night of violent protests, but community activists and a mayoral candidate hoped the weekend would be calm. Two men pass a police patrol car a day