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 2020-09-24 06:09 

WTOP

Giants beat Rockies 7-2 to take lead in NL wild-card race...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mauricio Dubn hit a three-run homer off reliever Yency Almonte in the fifth inning and the......

 2020-09-24 06:08 

VOA

N. Korea Shoots, Cremates S. Korean Civilian at Sea, Says Seoul...

North Korea shot, killed, and immediately cremated a South Korean civilian official who went missing earlier this week near the two countries' disputed western sea border, according to South Korea's military. Seoul's National Defense Ministry ...

 2020-09-24 05:59 

VOA

Gas Tanker Truck Accident in Nigeria Kills More than Two Dozen People...

Authorities in Nigeria say a gas tanker truck exploded Wednesday, killing at least 28 people, including school children and university students in the central state of Kogi. Initial reports indicate the driver lost control of the truck carrying fuel when ...

 2020-09-24 05:58 

Washington Times

The Latest: India adds 86K cases, junior minister among dead...

NEW DELHI - India reported another 86,508 new coronavirus cases, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi sees little merit in imposing even short local lockdowns. India now has confirmed more than 5.7 million cases, the second-most in the world. The Health Minis...

 2020-09-24 05:58 

WTOP

The Latest: India adds 86K cases, junior minister among dead...

NEW DELHI — India reported another 86,508 new coronavirus cases, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi sees little merit in imposing......

 2020-09-24 05:49 

Washington Times

Fundraising goes on as Leah Still at 5 years cancer free...

Leah Still planned to celebrate five years cancer free with a dinner at her favorite steakhouse. The 10-year-old daughter of former NFL player Devon Still had to settle for a home-cooked meal when the coronavirus pandemic scuttled those plans. Shoutouts, ...

 2020-09-24 05:49 

WTOP

Fundraising goes on as Leah Still at 5 years cancer free...

Leah Still planned to celebrate five years cancer free with a dinner at her favorite steakhouse. The 10-year-old daughter of......

 2020-09-24 05:48 

Washington Times

Hong Kong journalists protest new accreditation rules...

HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong's professional journalism association on Thursday protested new rules restricting who can provide press coverage during demonstrations, saying the government has no right to determine who is or isn't a reporter. The rule...

 2020-09-24 05:48 

WTOP

Hong Kong journalists protest new accreditation rules...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's professional journalism association on Thursday protested new rules restricting who can provide press coverage......

 2020-09-24 05:45 

Washington Times

Dozens of miles of Maine freight rail lines to be improved...

MATTAWAMKEAG, Maine (AP) - A railway company has been awarded nearly $17 million in federal money to make improvements that will boost freight rail in central and eastern Maine. The money from the U.S. Department of Transportation is going to Springfield ...

 2020-09-24 05:43 

Raw Story

Giuliani's rant on crime in New York City: The numbers tell a different story...

Rudy Giuliani at City Hall (photo: Kristen Artz/Mayor's office)Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani launched an attack on Mayor de Blasio, blaming him for rising crime and crowing about how safe New York City had been until de Blasio took over. Giuliani reporte...

 2020-09-24 05:43 

Washington Times

Japan PM tells South Korea it's time to fix strained ties...

TOKYO (AP) - Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Thursday held his first telephone call with his South Korean counterpart since taking office, telling President Moon Jae-in that the neighbors should work to resolve their strained relations. T...

 2020-09-24 05:43 

WTOP

Japan PM tells South Korea it's time to fix strained ties...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Thursday held his first telephone call with his South Korean......

 2020-09-24 05:42 

Raw Story

Biden vows to change 'systemic racism' during first NC appearance in months...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden brought his campaign to Charlotte on Wednesday, telling a dozen African American business owners and educators that the "tough times" for Americans in this pandemic are even worse f...

 2020-09-24 05:40 

Raw Story

Gay conversion therapy linked to heightened depression and lower resilience in later life...

A recent study uncovered heightened depressive symptoms and internalized homophobia in older same-sex attracted men with prior experiences of conversion therapy. The findings were published in The Gerontologist.As study authors Steven Meanley and his fell...

 2020-09-24 05:39 

The Daily Caller

Calling All Patriots: Are Your Kids Or Relatives Participating In Online Schooling Or Attending In Person Classes?...

Calling all Patriots!!...

 2020-09-24 05:39 

Raw Story

Health care, guns and abortion on docket for reshuffled Supreme Court...

Health care, abortion, guns and religious liberty — some of the most divisive issues in the United States — will be on the docket as the Supreme Court prepares to start a new term in early October with only eight justices. Should US President ...

 2020-09-24 05:36 

Raw Story

'Really brilliant': Trump praises Kentucky prosecutor after no charges in Breonna Taylor's death...

President Donald Trump offered no kind words to Breonna Taylor's family Wednesday after Kentucky prosecutors announced they won't file any charges in the Black woman's death at the hands of police.The president offered effusive praise for the ...

 2020-09-24 05:35 

Raw Story

Protesters fail to save mural by famed Chicano artist from demolition at San Diego school...

SAN DIEGO — Community members tried unsuccessfully to stop the demolition of a 32-year-old mural painted by a renowned San Diego Chicano artist at Memorial Prep Middle School in the Logan Heights neighborhood.The school building bearing the mural wa...

 2020-09-24 05:34 

WTOP

A's beat Dodgers 6-4 on Laureano's 9th-inning homer...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After going hitless in his first two at-bats, Rmon Laureano singled. Feeling emboldened, he choked up......

 2020-09-24 05:32 

Washington Times

Games go on, but many traditions on hold in college football...

To the delight of fans young and old, an English bulldog named Uga has been stationed on the sideline at all but one Georgia home football game since 1956. Charles Seiler, whose family has bred and cared for each of the Ugas all these years, said lots of ...

 2020-09-24 05:32 

WTOP

Games go on, but many traditions on hold in college football...

To the delight of fans young and old, an English bulldog named Uga has been stationed on the sideline at......

 2020-09-24 05:24 

WTOP

Taiwan: China's military flew planes toward island on 3 days...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan said Thursday that China sent two military surveillance planes toward the island for three straight......

 2020-09-24 05:21 

Raw Story

The Republican Party's sordid history in Florida shows just how far they'll go to save Trump...

Those who forget history, the old saying goes, are doomed to repeat it. "Lawmakers on both sides indicated Tuesday that the Republican-dominated Legislature will call a special session by the end of the week to appoint its own slate of delegates to th...

 2020-09-24 05:19 

Washington Times

Health officials eligible for state confidentiality progam...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday allowed health officials to hide their addresses under a California state program designed to protect people from harassment or violence. Newsom's executive order permits the secretary of state ...

 2020-09-24 05:12 

Washington Times

Amnesty: Migrants face 'vicious cycle of cruelty' in Libya...

CAIRO (AP) - Amnesty International said Thursday that thousands of Europe-bound migrants who were intercepted and returned to Libyan shores this year were forcefully disappeared after being taken out of unofficial detention centers run by militias allied ...

 2020-09-24 05:12 

WTOP

Amnesty: Migrants face 'vicious cycle of cruelty' in Libya...

CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International said Thursday that thousands of Europe-bound migrants who were intercepted and returned to Libyan shores......

 2020-09-24 05:10 

WTOP

Palm oil labor abuses linked to world's top brands, banks...

PENINSULAR, Malaysia (AP) — An invisible workforce of millions of laborers from some of the poorest corners of Asia toil......

 2020-09-24 05:09 

VOA

House Holds Hearing on USAGM, Former Executives to Testify...

Lawmakers in Washington will hold an oversight hearing Thursday examining the U.S. Agency for Global Media, the parent agency of Voice of America and other U.S.-funded media networks.House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Eliot Engel, a New York Democrat, ...

 2020-09-24 05:05 

The Daily Caller

Daily Caller Reporters Arrested During Louisville Riot...

A video showed police detaining several people...

 2020-09-24 05:05 

Washington Times

'Are people to be left to die?' Vaccine pleas fill UN summit...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - If the United Nations was created from the ashes of World War II, what will be born from the global crisis of COVID-19? Many world leaders at this week's virtual U.N. summit hope it will be a vaccine made available and affordable t...

 2020-09-24 05:03 

Raw Story

US organization that promotes freedom and democracy around the globe issues warning to America...

Freedom House, a U.S government-funded but independent non-profit (NGO) founded in 1941 to promote democracy, advance freedom, and fight fascism around the world on Wednesday found itself facing fascism at home. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt was Freedom Ho...

 2020-09-24 05:00 

Washington Post

What to watch on Thursday: 'The Chef Show' on Netflix...

Thursday September 24, 2020 | "The Murders at White House Farm" on HBO Max....

 2020-09-24 04:57 

Washington Times

Dismay over Breonna Taylor spills into America's streets...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Anger, frustration and sadness over the decision not to charge Kentucky police officers for Breonna Taylor's death poured into America's streets as protesters lashed out at a criminal justice system they say is stacked again...

 2020-09-24 04:32 

WTOP

Palm oil labor abuses linked to world's top brands, banks...

PENINSULAR, Malaysia (AP) — Jum's words tumble out over the phone, his voice growing ever more frantic. Between sobs, he......

 2020-09-24 04:31 

Washington Times

Palm oil labor abuses linked to world's top brands, banks...

PENINSULAR, Malaysia (AP) - An invisible workforce of millions of laborers from some of the poorest corners of Asia toil in the palm oil industry, many of them enduring various forms of exploitation, with the most serious abuses including child labor, out...

 2020-09-24 04:26 

WTOP

He's a Herro: Heat top Celtics, move a game from NBA Finals...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Herro should still be in college. He's not, but is still a student.......

 2020-09-24 04:25 

Washington Examiner

Princeton can't have it both ways on racism...

After months of historic racial unrest spurred by debates over racism and police brutality, Princeton University President Christopher Eisgruber earlier this September released a lengthy statement denouncing the "systemic racism" he claims plagues...

 2020-09-24 04:24 

Washington Post

Live updates: Coronavirus not spreading widely in school buildings, early research shows...

More than 201,000 people in the United States have died of covid-19 since February. Roughly 6.9 million cases have been reported....

 2020-09-24 04:24 

WTTG

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Black man held at gunpoint by Arizona officer seeks $2.5M...

Tempe police officer Ronald Kerzaya held Trevonyae Cumpian at gunpoint while searching for a white suspect at a hotel on Aug. 29....

 2020-09-24 04:22 

WTOP

'Humans' to 'Zoomans': Olney Theatre Center stages virtual production...

Six months ago, Olney Theatre Center was gearing up for its play "The Humans." That came to a screeching halt when theaters shut down due to the pandemic....

 2020-09-24 04:16 

VOA

2 Officers Shot During Protests Over Charges in Louisville Police Shooting of Black Woman...

A grand jury in the U.S....

 2020-09-24 04:14 

WTOP

Australian convicted of murdering 2 women, acquitted of 3rd...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A judge on Thursday convicted a man of murdering two women who disappeared while going home......

 2020-09-24 04:11 

WTOP

Asia Today: China to let in more foreigners as virus recedes...

BEIJING (AP) — Foreigners holding certain types of visas and residence permits will be permitted to return to China starting......

 2020-09-24 04:09 

WTOP

Yimmi Chara gives Portland 1-0 victory over Seattle...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Yimmi Chara scored in the opening minutes and the Portland Timbers went on to beat Pacific......

 2020-09-24 04:07 

Washington Times

GOP senators see political, principle gain in court fight...

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump marveled at a rally this week about how important Supreme Court nominations are to voters. But Senate Republicans are with the voters on that. Despite Democratic cries of hypocrisy, they're hoping the battle ov...

 2020-09-24 04:03 

WTOP

Progressives pledge to keep pushing Biden to expand court...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Since Joe Biden ran away with the Democratic presidential nomination in March, leading progressives have accepted him......

 2020-09-24 04:03 

WTOP

Pompeo shatters diplomatic norms with political appearances...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Undaunted by criticism, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is forging ahead with a series of events that......

 2020-09-24 04:03 

NPR

Fewer Students Are Going To Community College, Despite High Unemployment...

Often during a recession, enrollment in community colleges goes up. The first numbers for this fall show a decline — down nearly 8% compared with last year....

 2020-09-24 04:02 

Washington Times

Wildfires taint West Coast vineyards with taste of smoke...

TURNER, Ore. (AP) - Smoke from the West Coast wildfires has tainted grapes in some of the nation's most celebrated wine regions with an ashy flavor that could spell disaster for the 2020 vintage. Wineries in California, Oregon and Washington have surv...

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