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 2022-01-19 21:21 

Reuters

Kinder Morgan profit rises on higher gasoline, jet fuel volumes...

Kinder Morgan Inc reported a rise in quarterly adjusted profit on Wednesday as the U.S. pipeline operator transported higher volumes of gasoline and jet fuel....

 2022-01-19 21:17 

AP

Algeria shuts schools for 10 days as COVID infections surge...

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's leader on Wednesday ordered all elementary and high schools closed for 10 days because of surging COVID-19 infections in the North African country and authorities ......

 2022-01-19 21:16 

AP

Public health officials say Chicago has passed omicron peak...

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's top doctor said Wednesday that the nation's third-largest city has passed the peak of the omicron-fueled wave but hospitals are still being stretched and the number of new ......

 2022-01-19 21:15 

UPI

Widespread shortage of snowplow drivers impedes winter road clearing...

State and local transportation departments across the U.S. are struggling to keep roads clear of snow this winter, as staffing shortages and organizational red tape make it harder to hire and retain plow drivers....

 2022-01-19 21:07 

Reuters

Morrison & Foerster lures SDNY prosecutor to white collar defense team...

Morrison & Foerster has hired longtime New York federal prosecutor Edward Imperatore, who has worked on cases brought against General Motors Co and a former American Realty Capital Partners executive....

 2022-01-19 21:06 

AP

EXPLAINER: The federal charges against 3 cops in Floyd death...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three former officers who were with Derek Chauvin during the arrest that led to George Floyd's death face federal trial this week on charges they violated the Black man's civil ......

 2022-01-19 21:04 

AP

Fourth Calif. federal prison worker charged with sex abuse...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A fourth worker at a federal women's prison in California has been charged with sexually abusing an inmate. His arrest comes months after the prison's warden was arrested on simil......

 2022-01-19 21:04 

AP

Singer Fred Parris of the Five Satins dead at age 85...

NEW YORK (AP) — Fred Parris, the lead singer of the 1950s harmony group the Five Satins and composer of the classic doo-wop ballad "In the Still of the Night," has died at age 85. Parris died Jan. ......

 2022-01-19 21:01 

AP

Study to target health impact of massive California gas leak...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County public health officials are seeking independent researchers to study the short- and long-term effects of the nation's largest-known natural gas leak on the hea......

 2022-01-19 21:00 

AP

3 men including an officer face insider trading charges...

BOSTON (AP) — Three men, including a Massachusetts police officer, were arrested Wednesday for allegedly conspiring to trade shares of a company based on inside information, federal prosecutors in ......

 2022-01-19 20:57 

AP

Legislator dies using medical suicide law he helped pass...

A former Vermont legislator and House majority leader has died with the help of a law he himself helped pass that allows the terminally ill to end their own lives, his wife said.Willem Jewett died ......

 2022-01-19 20:56 

Reuters

U.S. labor board could limit gag clauses in worker arbitration pacts...

The National Labor Relations Board has signaled an interest in limiting companies' ability to require workers to keep arbitration proceedings confidential, which would be a reversal of Trump-era precedent....

 2022-01-19 20:55 

UPI

CDC study: Vaccination remains safest strategy to prevent COVID-19...

A new CDC COVID-19 report Wednesday concluded that "vaccination remains the safest and primary strategy" to prevent COVID19 infections, complications and transmission of the virus....

 2022-01-19 20:53 

Reuters

U.S. to set 'common goals' on Indo-Pacific economic cooperation in early 2022...

A senior U.S. policy official for China said on Wednesday that Washington aims to establish "common goals" on economic cooperation with Indo-Pacific countries in early 2022, as Washington seeks to counter Beijing's influence in the region....

 2022-01-19 20:53 

UPI

'Eternals,' 'Mitchells,' 'Supergirl,' 'Star Trek' lead GLAAD Awards...

GLAAD announced its nominees for the 33rd annual GLAAD Media Awards Wednesday, including Marvel's "Eternals," the animated "Mitchells vs. the Machines" and more including 2 new categories....

 2022-01-19 20:52 

Reuters

Study casts doubt on reliability of rapid antigen tests in kids; COVID transmission through breastmilk unlikely...

The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review....

 2022-01-19 20:52 

AP

Foot feels fine as Henry preps for Titans' playoff return...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Derrick Henry says it was "shocking" having to deal with the first injury of his career during the season. The 2020 AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year is just happy to be b......

 2022-01-19 20:51 

UPI

Seniors join climate fight in South Korea, redress for 'dark side' of economic boom...

Dozens of senior citizens took to the snowy streets of Seoul on Wednesday to lend their voices to a climate movement that is typically the domain of much younger activists....

 2022-01-19 20:50 

AP

Troops, bureaucrats will sub for sick teachers in New Mexico...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is asking National Guard troops and state bureaucrats to volunteer to serve as substitute teachers as preschools and K-12 public schools struggle to keep classrooms......

 2022-01-19 20:50 

Reuters

U.S. SEC to vote next week on boosting hedge fund disclosures -Chair Gensler...

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will vote next week to propose boosting hedge fund disclosures in a bid to enhance industry oversight and investor protections, the agency's chair said on Wednesday....

 2022-01-19 20:49 

Reuters

U.S. labor board could limit gag clauses in worker arbitration pacts...

The National Labor Relations Board has signaled an interest in limiting companies' ability to require workers to keep arbitration proceedings confidential, which would be a reversal of Trump-era precedent....

 2022-01-19 20:48 

Reuters

Rahm expects to resume low-scoring ways at La Quinta...

Jon Rahm is among golfers who have pushed the limits of low scores on the PGA Tour in 2022 and the Spaniard expects more of the same in La Quinta, California where The American Express will be held on desert courses ripe for the taking....

 2022-01-19 20:48 

AP

Baby orangutan being bottle-fed, which intrigues others...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The endangered Sumatran orangutan infant at New Orleans' zoo is being bottle-fed because his mother wasn't producing enough milk. The still unnamed baby was being tube-fed as wel......

 2022-01-19 20:45 

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE Google aims to improve spotty enforcement of children's ads policy...

Alphabet Inc's Google said this week it would immediately improve enforcement of an age-sensitive ad policy after Reuters found ads for sex toys, liquor and high-risk investments in its search engine that should have been blocked under its efforts to ...

 2022-01-19 20:45 

AP

Republican lawmakers target Arizona school boards group...

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona School Boards Association, which successfully sued the Arizona Legislature to invalidate key parts of the state budget last year, is now being targeted by Republican lawm......

 2022-01-19 20:39 

AP

Rudolph, Haskins eager to make bid for open Steelers' QB job...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mason Rudolph understands the baggage he carries. Dwayne Haskins too.The next seven months give the two Pittsburgh Steelers quarterbacks a chance to shed the weight. For the first......

 2022-01-19 20:36 

UPI

NASA's James Webb telescope completes mirror alignment, now heading for orbit...

NASA's James Webb telescope completed alignment of all 18 of its primary mirror segments and the secondary mirror on Wednesday, the agency reported....

 2022-01-19 20:35 

UPI

Biden administration launches 'comprehensive response' to wildfires...

The Biden administration plans to use $3 billion over 10 years from the bipartisan infrastructure law to launch a comprehensive response to a worsening U.S. wildfires crisis....

 2022-01-19 20:35 

Reuters

Gambian President Barrow vows economic progress at start of second term...

Gambian President Adama Barrow on Wednesday pledged to work to jumpstart the economy and ensure broad-based development gains as he was sworn in for a second five-year term in office....

 2022-01-19 20:34 

AP

NBA Prospect Watch: Hukporti polishing his game Down Under...

Ariel Hukporti was used to playing a leading role on his teams in Germany and Lithuania. The NBA hopeful has learned to be more of a contributor after joining Melbourne United in the National Baske......

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