Click here for updates on this story RIGBY, Idaho (East Idaho News) -- It is an “absolute blessing” that two students and a custodian were not more seriously injured or killed after being shot Thursday morning at Rigby Middle School.…
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A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating his constitutional rights.
America’s employers added just 266,000 jobs last month, sharply lower than in March and a sign that some businesses are struggling to find enough workers.
The Biden administration is throwing its support behind efforts to waive patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines in an effort to speed the end of the pandemic.
Facebook's quasi-independent Oversight Board voted to uphold his ban from the platform after his account was suspended four months ago for inciting violence that led to the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
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President Joe Biden is setting a new vaccination goal to deliver at least one dose to 70% of adult Americans by July 4. The goal also includes fully vaccinating 160 million adults by then.
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The Biden administration will raise the refugee ceiling to 62,500 people this fiscal year, the White House confirmed, after receiving swift criticism last month when President Joe Biden kept the lower Trump-era cap in place. "I am revising the United…
President Joe Biden is formally lifting the nation's refugee cap to 62,500 this year, weeks after facing bipartisan blowback for his delay in lifting former President Donald Trump’s limit of 15,000.
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A law enforcement official tells the Associated Press that federal investigators have executed a search warrant at Rudy Giuliani's Manhattan residence.
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The Justice Department is opening a sweeping probe into policing in Louisville, Kentucky, after the March 2020 death of Breonna Taylor, who was shot to death by police.
The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear an appeal to expand gun rights in the United States in a New York case over the right to carry a firearm in public for self-defense.
"Nomadland," a wistful portrait of itinerant lives on open roads across the American West, won best picture at the 93rd Oscars. See the full list of winners here.
Indonesia's Navy changed the status of its missing submarine from "sub miss" to "sub sank" on Saturday, as a naval chief presented debris believed to be from the vessel at a news conference. Authorities now expect to carry out an…
U.S. health officials have lifted an 11-day pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccinations following a recommendation by an expert panel. Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday the benefits of the single-dose COVID-19 shot outweigh a rare risk of blood clots. Panel members said it’s critical that younger women be told about that risk so they can decide if they’d rather choose another vaccine. The CDC and Food and Drug Administration agreed. European regulators earlier this week made a similar decision, deciding the clot risk was small enough to allow the rollout of J&J’s shot.
A U.S. health panel says it’s time to resume use of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, despite a very rare risk of blood clots.
COVID-19 hospitalizations among older Americans have plunged more than 70% since the start of the year, and deaths among them appear to have tumbled as well.