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Harvard pledges $100 million to atone for role in slavery

April 26, 2022

By COLLIN BINKLEY Harvard University is vowing to spend $100 million to research and atone for its extensive ties with slavery, the school’s president announced Tuesday, with plans to identify and support direct descendants of dozens of enslaved people who […]

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Housing shortage, soaring rents squeeze US college students

April 26, 2022

UC Berkeley sophomore Terrell Thompson slept in his car for nearly two weeks at the start of the school year last fall, living out of a suitcase stashed in the trunk and texting dozens of landlords a day in a […]

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UK patient had COVID-19 for 505 days straight, study shows

April 23, 2022

By LAURA UNGAR A U.K. patient with a severely weakened immune system had COVID-19 for almost a year and a half, scientists reported, underscoring the importance of protecting vulnerable people from the coronavirus. There’s no way to know for sure […]

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Video shows Mike Tyson punching airline passenger

April 22, 2022

Authorities on Thursday were investigating an incident in which former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson was recorded on video punching a fellow first-class passenger aboard a plane at San Francisco International Airport. The video shows Tyson leaning over the back of […]

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Police arrest suspect in South Carolina mall shooting

April 17, 2022

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a shooting at a busy shopping mall in South Carolina’s capital on Saturday that left 14 people injured. Columbia Police Chief W.H. “Skip” Holbrook said 22-year-old Jewayne M. Price, who was one […]

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12 injured in shooting at South Carolina mall; 3 detained

April 16, 2022

Ten people were shot and two others injured in a shooting at a busy shopping mall in South Carolina’s capital that authorities do not believe was a random attack. Three people who had firearms have been detained in connection with […]

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Officer’s camera misses key moment of Patrick Lyoya’s death

April 16, 2022

By AMY FORLITI Body camera footage of Patrick Lyoya’s fatal encounter with a Michigan police officer shows a close-up view of an intense struggle, but the video goes dark 42 seconds before the officer shoots the Black man in the head. It’s […]

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Video shows Patrick Lyoya shot in head by Michigan officer

April 14, 2022

By ANNA LIZ NICHOLS and ED WHITE A Black man face-down on the ground was fatally shot in the back of the head by a Michigan police officer, the violent climax of a traffic stop, brief foot chase and struggle […]

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Police search for motive in Brooklyn subway suspect’s videos

April 14, 2022

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, MICHAEL R. SISAK and BERNARD CONDON Frank James posted dozens of videos ranting about race, violence and his struggles with mental illness. One stands out for its relative calm: A silent shot of a packed New York […]

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Police: 2 injured in shooting at Greensboro music venue

April 13, 2022

Two people have been injured in a late-night shooting reported at a popular Greensboro music venue, according to police.  Officers responded to The Blind Tiger around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday after a report of shots being fired, according to a news […]

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