Philanthropy is investing millions as manufacturers in Cleveland and other cities, including Buffalo, Chicago, and Milwaukee, are dealing with a retiring workforce that’s left thousands of jobs unfilled.
Both sides can point to some victories in the debt ceiling deal reached between President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy. But some conservatives already are expressing concerns that the compromise doesn't cut future deficits enough.
Josef Newgarden finally won his first Indianapolis 500 with an audacious pass of defending race winner Marcus Ericsson in a 2.5-mile sprint to the finish. Newgarden gave team owner Roger Penske his 19th win and first since buying Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The race had been red-flagged for the third time in the closing laps, setting up a one-lap race to the end.
The historic impeachment of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is plunging Republicans into a bruising fight over whether to banish one of their own in America’s biggest red state.
Most California voters think that Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s recent illness shows that she’s no longer fit to serve in the U.S. Senate, according to a new statewide poll.
Turkey’s incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in his country's runoff election, extending his increasingly authoritarian rule into a third decade.
Nearly a year after deadly flooding hit eastern Kentucky, a housing crisis is affecting the impoverished region. Hundreds of Appalachian families remain displaced or living in badly damaged homes, nearly all uninsured against flood damage.
A new batch of states are looking to legislate the level of informed consent when it comes to medical students performing pelvic exams for educational purposes on unconscious patients.
Samuel Blais scored two goals to rally Canada to a 5-2 victory over Germany in the final of the ice hockey world championship. It's a record 28th world title for Canada and its second title in three years. Lawson Crouse, Tylor Toffoli and Scott Laughton also scored for Canada. Latvia down the United States 4-3 in overtime in a bronze medal game. It’s the first top-three finish for Latvia at the tournament.
Drunk driving remains a significant problem throughout the country. But certain days, including holidays like Memorial Day, are more dangerous on the roads than others.
Formula One champion Max Verstappen’s lights-to-flag victory at the Monaco Grand gave the Red Bull driver his fourth victory of the season and extended his championship lead. Spanish veteran Fernando Alonso was a season’s best second for Aston Martin as he collected a fifth podium in six races. Frenchman Esteban Ocon secured third place and a rare podium for Alpine.
Moviegoers wanted to be under the sea on Memorial Day weekend. “The Little Mermaid” easily outswam all box office competition.
Biden administration officials have sought to portray immigration not as one of America’s most intractable problems, but as an issue for the entire Western hemisphere to address, a shift in focus that plays to Biden’s faith in the power of global diplomacy.
The independent bookselling community continues to grow, with membership in the American Booksellers Association reaching its highest levels in more than 20 years.
Over the next few years, state tree nurseries across the country will build new greenhouses, expand irrigation systems, upgrade seeding equipment and bring on staff in hopes of turning millions of new federal dollars into millions of new seedlings.
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A Brazilian nonprofit has created a new model for land ownership that welcomes both local people and scientists to collaborate in preserving the Amazon, the world’s largest tropical forest. The goal is to create something replicable for other parts of the Amazon and slow the deforestation rates that have destroyed 10% of the entire forest in the last 40 years.
Here's a deep dive into the sobering laws throughout the United States and around the world that make alcohol a crime — in many unexpected and old-fashioned ways.
Thousands of United Methodist congregations have been voting on whether to stay or quit one of the nation’s largest denominations amid intractable debates over theology and the role of LGBTQ people.
With pedestrian deaths in the U.S. at their highest in four decades, advocates and urban residents are urging city councils and state lawmakers to break from transportation spending focused on road improvements and car culture.
Derrick White scored on a putback with 0.1 seconds left and the Boston Celtics moved to the brink of the greatest comeback in NBA playoff history, holding off the Miami Heat 104-103 to force a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals. Jayson Tatum scored 31 points, Jaylen Brown scored 26 and Marcus Smart added 21 for the Celtics.
Ty Dellandrea scored twice in a 1:27 span midway through the third period and the Dallas Stars beat the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 on Saturday night to stay alive in the Western Conference Final. The Stars escaped elimination for the second game in a row and head to Dallas for Game 6 on Monday night down 3-2. Dallas is attempting to become the fifth team in NHL history win a series after being down 3-0.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy reached an “agreement in principle” to raise the nation's legal debt ceiling…
Two horses have died the past two days following injuries at Churchill Downs. They are the 11th and 12th fatalities over the past month at the home of the Kentucky Derby. Mare Kimberley Dream was euthanized after sustaining a distal sesamodean ligament rupture to her front leg during Saturday's first race. Lost in Limbo was euthanized following a similar injury just before the finish line in Friday's seventh race. A Kentucky steward's report from May 13 lists the previously unreported death of Bosque Redondo after finishing 10th in the seventh race from an unspecified injury.
For transgender people in deeply religious El Salvador, life is a constant struggle against violence, discrimination, and worse.