Retired officer shot while guarding TV crew in California dies
A retired police officer who was working as a security guard for a television news crew when he was shot Wednesday in Oakland, died from his...
Black Friday shopping in stores drops 28 percent from pre-pandemic levels
Traffic at retail stores on Black Friday dropped 28.3 percent compared with 2019 levels, as shoppers shifted more of their spending online and...
Best Buy stores in Minnesota latest targets of large 'grab and run' thefts
As of Saturday, no one has been arrested after dozens of people stole electronics and other high value items from two different Best Buy stores...
A new, different wave of the opioid epidemic is here — and it involves fentanyl
Overdose deaths hit new heights in the U.S. this year, a fourth wave of the overdose epidemic, in which a growing number of drug users die with...
Resistance to vaccines is not only as old as the republic, but older
That means the country almost certainly can’t rely on soft tools such as education and incentives alone to get sufficient numbers of people...
World scrambles to contain omicron as scientists call for greater vaccination efforts
As countries scrambled to contain a new Covid-19 variant called omicron, scientists have said they are unsurprised at its emergence.
Hundreds of FedEx packages are found in Alabama woods
About 300 to 400 packages were found in a ravine 30 miles north of Birmingham on Wednesday, according to the Blount County Sheriff’s Office.
It's time for America to wake up from the 'college-is-for-everyone' fantasy
College being for everyone is a myth that has caused a skills gap in America, but Joe Biden's infrastructure bill, which supports jobs that don't...
American vaccine disinformation used as ‘Trojan horse’ for far right in New Zealand
Covid vaccine disinformation from the U.S. and elsewhere is being used as a 'trojan horse' to coax people in New Zealand to embrace far right...
'Game of chicken': Debt ceiling standoff threatens state spending
Experts say a debt default would disrupt state spending plans and threaten social programs that affect millions of Americans.
India has an eroding image of tolerance in the West. A recent cricket loss proves why.
In India, a Hindu-majority country, ethno-religious tensions with its Muslim-minority, boiled over after defeat to Pakistan in the cricket T20...
19 dead, 32 injured in Mexico religious site pilgrimage bus crash
Nineteen people died and 32 more were injured after a bus apparently carrying pilgrims to a religious site in central Mexico crashed on Friday.