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Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 3 The New York Times calls for an independent investigation into the killing of journalist Shi...

Making music accessible the goal of Pearl scholarship winner

A musician who wants to make classical music more accessible to more diverse performers and audience members has been named this year's recipient of a college scholarship founded in honor of slain Wal...

Uvalde 10-year-olds: Smart, funny, loving animals, football

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — She wrote notes to her family, hiding them so that they could be found later and loved to feed animals on the family's ranch. He liked to sit in the back of the school bus so he c...

Satellite images suggest new Chinese carrier close to launch

BANGKOK (AP) — China’s most advanced aircraft carrier to date appears to be nearing completion, satellite photos analyzed by The Associated Press showed Friday, as experts suggested the vessel could b...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 30 Biden is pushing police reform but, according the Washington Post, Congress, state and local...

7 countries that changed their names — and why

On Wednesday, the United Nations announced that Türkiye will replace the name Turkey, whenever the country is referenced. "Türkiye is the best representation and expression of the Turkish peopl...

Israel says Iran spied on nuclear inspectors two decades ago

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Tuesday it has proof that Iran stole classified documents from the U.N. atomic energy agency nearly two decades ago and used them to conceal its nuclear activities from in...

Sidney DuPont finds a 'powerful, dynamic and necessary' role

NEW YORK (AP) — Sidney DuPont knew he'd made the right career decision when musical theater icon Chita Rivera not only threw a shoe at him but also slapped his face. It was in 2019 a...

Recorded Future CEO on cybersecurity firm's journalistic aim

SOMERVILLE, Massachusetts (AP) — The cybersecurity firm Recorded Future boasts some 1,400 clients and enjoys considerable respect. But the threat-intelligence business wasn’t enough for CEO Christophe...

McCarthy, GOP lawmakers escalate standoff with Jan. 6 panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy is making it clear that he will likely defy a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack, escalating a standoff...

A good man: Exhibits honor 'Peanuts' creator Schulz on 100th

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a series of “Peanuts” comic strips that ran in mid-April of 1956, Charlie Brown grasps the string of his kite, which was stuck in what came to be known in the long-running str...

NFL to appeal ruling in Gruden lawsuit over leaked emails

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The NFL said Wednesday it will appeal a ruling denying a request to move former Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden’s lawsuit against the league from a public courtroom into closed-doo...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 23 The Washington Post say paused Disinformation Governance Board was doomed from its inception...

Attorney paying ex-casino mogul Steve Wynn defamation claim

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn has accepted an undisclosed financial settlement to end his federal defamation lawsuit against a well-known attorney who represented a dancer ...

Amazon to sublease warehouses as online shopping slows

Amazon is planning to sublease some of its warehouse space now that the pandemic-fueled surge in online shopping, which helped the e-commerce giant rake in soaring profits in the past two years, has e...