Trump visits Marines who responded to recent DC fire

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is paying a visit to the Marine Barracks in Washington to meet with marines who responded to a recent fire at a public housing complex in the nation's capital....

Amazon's NYC home in 'opportunity zone' for Trump tax break

NEW YORK (AP) — Much of the New York City neighborhood selected by Amazon for one of its new headquarters is in a federal "opportunity zone," a designation created by President Donald Trump's tax over...

Gangster's death brings abrupt end to old South Boston

BOSTON (AP) — The death of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger brings an abrupt end to a notorious chapter in the history of South Boston, the neighborhood where Bulger once ran a ruthless gang responsible...

Job growth is found to be no cure for a community's poverty

BALTIMORE (AP) — A healthy dose of job growth has long been seen as a likely cure for poverty. But new research suggests that poor Americans are frequently left behind even when their cities or commun...

Job growth is found to be no cure for a community's poverty

BALTIMORE (AP) — A healthy dose of job growth has long been seen as a likely cure for poverty. But new research suggests that poor Americans are frequently left behind even when their cities or commun...

Cases in which police officers were charged in shootings

CHICAGO (AP) — The conviction of a Chicago police officer in the shooting death of a black teenager marks the latest development in what has become a national conversation on issues of law enforcement...

Cases in which police officers were charged in shootings

CHICAGO (AP) — The conviction of a Chicago police officer in the shooting death of a black teenager marks the latest development in what has become a national conversation on issues of law enforcement...

More than 200,000 sunflowers in bloom at Taipei’s Rainbow Riverside Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—About 230,000 sunflowers are in bloom across about 6,600 square meters on the banks of Taipei’s Rainbow Riverside Park. The best time to enjoy the flowers is betw...

Man, 74, found alive after 5 days inside fire-gutted complex

WASHINGTON (AP) — Engineers inspecting the wreckage of a public housing complex gutted by fire five days ago found a 74-year-old tenant inside, alive and well, on Monday. The discove...

Judge to decide if Cosby goes to prison for '04 sex assault

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby faced the start of a sentencing hearing Monday at which a judge will decide how to punish the 81-year-old comedian who blazed the trail for other black entertainers a...

McRefugees on the rise in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A recent survey has found that the number of people who stay overnight in McDonalds restaurants, or McRefugees, has increased five-fold over the past five years in Hong Ko...

NY Daily News slashes staff in half

NEW YORK (AP) — The Daily News will cut half of its newsroom staff, saying it will focus more on digital news. The paper was sold to tronc Inc. last year for $1, with the owner of th...

Anthem Foundation Awarded 2018 Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnership

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 17, 2018--The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in partnership with the Council on Foundations yesterday recognized Anthem Foundation, the philanthro...

Anti-violence protesters want to shut down Chicago freeway

CHICAGO (AP) — Protesters planning to shut down a major Chicago interstate on Saturday say they're trying to increase pressure on public officials to address the gun violence that's claimed hundreds o...

Road rage: NYC turns parking spots into car share-only zones

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers are at odds over a new program that's taking away hundreds of public parking spaces and doling them out to companies that rent out cars by the hour. New Y...