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Man charged with wife’s murder illegally cast her ballot for Trump, officials say: ‘I just thought, give him another vote’

Barry Morphew was charged this month with murder in the disappearance of his wife Suzanne. Now he's also accused of illegally voting in her name last fall.

Man charged with wife’s murder illegally cast her ballot for Trump, officials say: ‘I just thought, give him another vote’

Barry Morphew was charged this month with murder in the disappearance of his wife Suzanne. Now he's also accused of illegally voting in her name last fall.

Confused Americans grapple with CDC’s new mask rules: ‘It caught us off guard’

The relaxed guidelines have some vowing to party like it’s 2019, while others worry for their health.

Dallas prosecutor disbarred for withholding evidence that could have cleared men of murder charges

Richard E. Jackson is one of just four prosecutors nationwide who have been disbarred for misconduct in wrongful conviction cases, according to the Innocence Project.

Video of San Diego officers repeatedly punching Black man during arrest triggers investigation

San Diego police officers are under internal investigation after they repeatedly punched Jesse Evans, an unhoused Black man, during an arrest.

Mentally ill man repeatedly shocked with Taser by deputies in jail shortly before he died, body-cam video shows

Body-cam videos released by the sheriff’s office show Jamal Sutherland, 31, being Tasered multiple times and pepper-sprayed by officers and saying he couldn’t breathe as they attempted to forcibly remove him from his cell for a bond hearing.

WHO chief urges wealthy countries to share doses before vaccinating kids

For months, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and other officials have warned that the vast global gap in vaccine access is not only a “catastrophic moral failure” but a threat to public health.

Janine Brookner, ousted CIA officer who challenged agency in court, dies at 80

After her career was stymied, she became a lawyer and led legal fights for whistleblowers and women alleging discrimination.

Federal arraignment for former officers charged in George Floyd’s killing set for July

A federal grand jury indicted the former Minneapolis police officers last week on charges they violated Floyd’s constitutional rights during a May 25, 2020 arrest, when he was restrained, handcuffed and face down on the street as he begged for breath before losing consciousness.

Leaders turn to coronavirus vaccine incentives — Shake Shack, $1 million prizes and more

State and local leaders around the U.S. are hoping freebies and other incentives can boost vaccination rates as demand for a coronavirus shot slows.

‘We need to shut traffic down’: Massive crack in Memphis bridge prompted urgent 911 calls

The nearly five-decade-old bridge became the latest symbol in the struggle to fix the nation's crumbling infrastructure.

She just graduated from college. She said her Uber passenger made it possible.

When Latonya Young's Uber passenger learned she had an outstanding balance that prevented her from re-enrolling in college, he paid it off without her knowledge.
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A Black softball player was forced to cut off her hair beads at a game: ‘I feel humiliated’

Nicole Pyles, a 16-year-old Black student in North Carolina, says an umpire asked her to remove her hair beads if she wanted to keep playing softball.

DeSantis says he will pardon Floridians charged with violating pandemic rules: ‘They’ve been treated poorly’

In an appearance on Fox News, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said he plans to pardon all residents who faced charges for violating pandemic health mandates.

Pelosi keeps mask mandate on House floor despite CDC change, sparking GOP backlash: ‘It’s about control’

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined other Republicans in bashing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's decision to keep a mask mandate on the House floor.

Spencer Silver, inventor who made the Post-it Note stick, dies at 80

The 3M chemist accidentally invented the adhesive used in Post-it Notes, an innovation that became a favored modern medium for jotting notes to oneself and others.
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