70°F
weather icon Clear

Nation and World

Rodimer again running for Congress, this time in Texas

Dan “Big Dan” Rodimer, the former professional wrestler who lost a bid for Congress in Nevada’s 3rd District in November, has announced another congressional bid, this time in a special election in Texas’ 6th District.

Ending year-long COVID-19 lockdown, Pope arrives in Iraq

Pope Francis, who wore a facemask during the flight, kept it on as he descended the stairs to the tarmac and was greeted by two masked children in traditional dress. But health measures appeared lax inside the airport despite Iraq’s worsening coronavirus outbreak.

Man found dead with motorcycle inside Grand Canyon

A body believed to be that of a Kentucky man previously reported missing at Grand Canyon National Park was found along with a motorcycle inside the canyon, park officials said Thursday.

THE LATEST
California to give 40% of vaccine doses to most vulnerable areas

California will begin setting aside 40% of all vaccine doses for the state’s most vulnerable neighborhoods in an effort to inoculate people most at risk from the coronavirus and get the state’s economy open more quickly.

Agents: SUV in deadly crash drove through border fence

Surveillance video showed a Ford Expedition and Chevrolet Suburban drive through the opening early Tuesday. It’s believed they were part of a migrant smuggling operation.

Pandemic puts 1 in 3 nonprofits in financial jeopardy, study finds

Officials of Candid, which includes the philanthropic information resources GuideStar and Foundation, and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, which analyzes charitable giving during crises, said the most dire scenarios could be avoided if donations were to increase substantially — from the government as well as from private contributors.

Neera Tanden withdraws from nomination as Biden budget chief

President Joe Biden’s pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination after she faced opposition from key Democratic and Republican senators for her controversial tweets.

Biden expects enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May

The president also challenged states to administer at least one dose of the vaccine to all educators by the end of March.

Despite warnings, Texas, other states ease COVID-19 rules

The governors of Michigan, Mississippi and Louisiana likewise eased up on bars, restaurants and other businesses Tuesday, as did the mayor of San Francisco.

1 2 3 1,573