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 2021-10-20 09:11 

NPR

Elected officials in Detroit face a widening federal public corruption probe...

Federal investigators have implicated much of Detroit's city hall in a corruption probe involving council members and their staffs. Bribery and campaign finance violations are central to the claims....

 2021-10-20 09:11 

NPR

Netflix employees are staging a walkout today as a fired organizer speaks out...

The Netflix employee resource group supporting trans and non-binary people is demanding better representation, both onscreen and in management....

 2021-10-20 09:10 

Barron's

IPO for Bitcoin Miner Stronghold Digital Mining Prices at $19, Above Expected Range...

Stronghold Digital Mining's IPO is priced at $19 a share, higher than the anticipated range of $16 to $18. The offering was upsized to 6.7 million shares....

 2021-10-20 09:09 

US News & World Report

Czech Republic Hit by Rise of Infections Unseen Since April...

The Czech Republic has been hit by a steep rise in coronavirus infections that have reached levels unseen since late April....

 2021-10-20 09:09 

WTOP

Czech Republic hit by rise of infections unseen since April...

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic has been hit by a steep rise in coronavirus infections that have reached levels......

 2021-10-20 09:09 

US News & World Report

In Kabul Clinic, Taliban and the Soldiers They Fought Confront Wounds of War...

By Jorge SilvaKABUL (Reuters) - Former Taliban fighter Mohammad Ishaq, who spent years battling Western troops and local forces in Afghanistan,......

 2021-10-20 09:05 

US News & World Report

A Year After Lagos Bloodshed, Nigerians Say Promises of Police Reform Prove Hollow...

By Libby George and Nneka ChileLAGOS (Reuters) - One year ago, Adebanjo Akinwunmi gleefully waved a Nigerian flag at the Lekki Toll Gate, a stretch......

 2021-10-20 09:05 

The Christian Post

Florida pastor, teacher among 125 arrested in human trafficking sting; 5 rescued...

A Florida pastor who launched a new church this fall and a teacher were among 125 people arrested in a 20-day human trafficking sting that resulted in the rescue of four women and a 17-year-old, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office announced Monda...

 2021-10-20 09:04 

US News & World Report

Activists Battle High Costs, Travel Curbs to Make Climate Talks...

By Valerie Volcovici and Kate Abnett(Reuters) - Nigerian climate activist Goodness Dickson thought being invited to take part in the U.N. climate......

 2021-10-20 09:01 

US News & World Report

Russia Regrets U.S. Absence From Moscow Talks on Afghanistan, Lavrov Says...

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow regretted the absence of U.S. officials from international talks on......

 2021-10-20 09:00 

The Hill

Biden, Trump tied in potential 2024 matchup: poll...

President Biden and former President Trump are tied in a potential head-to-head matchup in 2024, according to a new Grinnell College National Poll released Wednesday....

 2021-10-20 09:00 

The Hill

Solid majority believes Supreme Court rulings based more on politics than law...

A broad majority of Americans — more than 6 in 10 — believes the Supreme Court bases its decisions more on the justices' political views than on the Constitution and law, a national survey released Wednesday shows....

 2021-10-20 09:00 

Washington Free Beacon

White House Turns to Legally Dubious Tactics To Boost McAuliffe for Virginia Gov...

As President Joe Biden looks to avoid a high-profile loss in Virginia, the White House has turned to legally dubious tactics aimed at boosting Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe....

 2021-10-20 09:00 

Washington Post

Soldier with 'Hitler mustache' thrown out of military after Capitol riot charges...

Timothy Hale-Cusanelli, whose photo in court records showed him with a squared-off moustache and slicked back hair, is one of at least six service members federally charged in connection with the Capitol riot involving supporters of President Trump....

 2021-10-20 09:00 

Morning Consult

Spending Drifted Lower in September Amid Widespread Supply Constraints...

The post Spending Drifted Lower in September Amid Widespread Supply Constraints appeared first on Morning Consult ....

 2021-10-20 09:00 

Washington Post

D.C.-area forecast: October's finest through tomorrow, and not bad after that either...

Warmer today and tomorrow, then cooler with a few light showers possible Friday and Saturday....

 2021-10-20 09:00 

The Hill

Poll: Half of voters say American democracy under 'major threat'...

More than half of Americans say the nation's democracy is under major threat, and more than a third say they do not believe that votes cast in the 2022 midterm elections will be counted accurately after a year-long campaign by supporters of former Pre...

 2021-10-20 09:00 

Washington Post

Inside Garrison Keillor's attempted comeback after his #MeToo downfall...

The "Prairie Home" humorist is playing smaller rooms, to fans who are hazy about his scandal, and sticking to his own story....

 2021-10-20 09:00 

NPR

Senate Democrats are pushing a voting rights bill Republicans have vowed to block...

The Freedom to Vote Act was led in part by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, who was trying to get Republicans on board. Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell vocally opposed it....

 2021-10-20 09:00 

WTOP

This Fauquier Co. estate has a storybook mansion — and massive acreage in the Virginia countryside...

One of the largest estates in the Virginia countryside, complete with a 20,000-square-foot French-inspired mansion and 2,000 acres, remains in......

 2021-10-20 09:00 

Barron's

Why an Emerging Market Fund Is Sticking With Chinese Stocks...

The Columbia Emerging Markets fund has found success in its bottom-up approach to a volatile asset class....

 2021-10-20 08:57 

US News & World Report

Germany Seeks to Curb Migrant Crossings From Poland...

Germany's top security official plans to announce new measures to clamp down on migrants illegally crossing into the country from Poland....

 2021-10-20 08:57 

WTOP

Germany seeks to curb migrant crossings from Poland...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top security official plans to announce new measures Wednesday to clamp down on migrants illegally crossing......

 2021-10-20 08:55 

Washington Post

Chinese city hunts for North Korean defector facing deportation who escaped from prison...

Zhu Xianjian, who was apprehended by Chinese authorities within two days of crossing the border, faced deportation after his prison sentence and possible torture upon return to North Korea....

 2021-10-20 08:45 

WTOP

WHO: Europe the only region with rise in COVID-19 last week...

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization said there was a 7% rise in new coronavirus cases across Europe last......

 2021-10-20 08:45 

Barron's

SpaceX, Tesla, and Elon Musk's Difficult Path to Trillionaire Status...

Morgan Stanley's Adam Jonas says some of his clients think SpaceX could eventually be worth more than Tesla, and will make the Tesla CEO a trillionaire....

 2021-10-20 08:38 

WUSA9.com

Police: Shots fired when off-duty officer intervenes in armed carjacking in Northwest...

Investigators say an armed man has been arrested and a second suspect is still on the run....

 2021-10-20 08:30 

WTOP

Across Africa, major churches strongly oppose LGBTQ rights...

In Ghana, home to a diverse array of religions, leaders of major churches have united in denouncing homosexuality as a......

 2021-10-20 08:30 

Barron's

Why Today's Energy Inflation Is Different...

Rising energy prices are much less likely to knock the U.S. economy off the rails, writes Richard G. Newell, former administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration....

 2021-10-20 08:28 

WTOP

New airstrike hits capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A new airstrike has hit the capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region, residents said Wednesday, while the......

 2021-10-20 08:27 

Washington Post

Covid-19 live updates: Virus killed 65,000 more men than women in U.S. through August, study finds...

The gender gap was most pronounced among middle-aged adults, the Brookings Institution found....

 2021-10-20 08:16 

WTOP

Madrid forward Benzema absent for blackmail trial in France...

VERSAILLES, France (AP) — Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema wasn't present Wednesday for the opening of his three-day trial for......

 2021-10-20 08:16 

US News & World Report

Two German Ex-Soldiers Detained Over Plot to Fight in Yemen...

BERLIN (Reuters) - German police on Wednesday detained two former soldiers on terrorism-related charges for allegedly trying to form a mercenary......

 2021-10-20 08:15 

Barron's

Then and Now: Will Today's Roaring '20s Meet a Similar Fate?...

The Great Crash that began Oct. 24, 1929, demolished every investing strategy that didn't include stuffing cash into mattresses. Are we on a similar trajectory now?...

 2021-10-20 08:12 

VOA

Australian Study Screens Airline Wastewater for COVID-19...

Australia's national science agency has developed a surveillance system to analyze wastewater samples to detect COVID-19 on long haul flights.Researchers in Australia say wastewater testing is another line of defense against COVID-19. The country clos...

 2021-10-20 08:06 

US News & World Report

Kuwait's Emir Launches Process for Amnesty Pardoning Dissidents...

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait's ruling emir on Wednesday paved the way for an amnesty pardoning dissidents that has been a major condition of......

 2021-10-20 08:05 

WTOP

Player of the Week: Richard Montgomery's Anthony Dixon Jr....

Richard Montgomery QB Anthony Dixon Jr. completed 20 of 31 passes for 305 yards and a school-record six touchdowns as the Rockets beat Walter Johnson, 47-32 and earned the sophomore this week's Military Bowl DC Touchdown Club High School Football Play...

 2021-10-20 08:02 

US News & World Report

Air Strike Hits Capital of Ethiopia's Tigray, Second Time This Week-TV...

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) -Mekelle, the capital of Tigray region in northern Ethiopia, was hit by an air strike on Wednesday morning, regionally......

 2021-10-20 08:00 

Reason.com

Brickbat: Say What?...

An Alberta judge has sentenced two Calgary-based street preachers and a cafe owner to "preach science" after the three were convicted of contempt of court for inciting others to violate public health orders. Court of Queen's Bench Justice Adam...

 2021-10-20 08:00 

US News & World Report

Hearings Set in WVa on Water Company Rate Hike Requests...

The West Virginia Public Service Commission is holding public hearings starting later this month to gather comment on rate increases requested by West Virginia American Water Co. The company seeks increased water rates and charges of approximately $40.4 m...

 2021-10-20 08:00 

US News & World Report

Officials Break Ground on New Horse Racing Facility...

State and local officials have broken ground on a new horse racing facility in southern Kentucky....

 2021-10-20 08:00 

US News & World Report

Distillery to Offer New Attraction to Lake Cumberland Region...

The Lake Cumberland region of southern Kentucky will get another tourist attraction once a new bourbon distillery opens....

 2021-10-20 08:00 

US News & World Report

Steam Logistics to Expand Operations in Chattanooga...

Tennessee officials have announced that Steam Logistics will expand its existing operations in downtown Chattanooga, investing $6.8 million and creating more than 400 new jobs....

 2021-10-20 08:00 

US News & World Report

Tennessee Man Dies After Falling off Boat While Fishing...

Authorities say a Tennessee man has died after falling off a boat while fishing on a lake....

 2021-10-20 08:00 

US News & World Report

Tennessee Doctor Sentenced in Opioid Overdose Death...

The U.S. attorney's office says a Tennessee doctor who pleaded guilty to causing the overdose death of a patient by illegally prescribing the painkiller hydrocodone has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison....

 2021-10-20 08:00 

Washington Post

With aid slow to enter Afghanistan, public health facilities are turning many patients away...

One of Kabul's busiest hospitals has had to say no even to patients with high-risk pregnancies....

 2021-10-20 08:00 

Gallup News

Democrats' Big Political Tent Helps Explain D.C. Stalemate...

The struggle congressional Democrats have had in passing a national infrastructure bill is consistent with the party's ideological diversity. Liberals enjoy recent momentum in the party, but Democrats are still divided on economics....

 2021-10-20 08:00 

Barron's

Wall Street Is Missing the China Growth Story, Again...

China watchers have missed a paradigm shift from Beijing, write Leland Miller and Shehzad Qazi of China Beige Book....

 2021-10-20 07:53 

WUSA9.com

Wegmans opening store in DC, hiring hundreds of local workers...

Wegmans plans to hire approximately 450 people at the new store, including 150 full-time positions. They plan to hire a majority of the employees locally....

 2021-10-20 07:47 

WTOP

Mother of Taiwan slay victim blasts Hong Kong authorities...

HONG KONG (AP) — The Hong Kong mother whose daughter was killed in Taiwan in 2018 on Wednesday lambasted authorities......

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