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Editorial Roundup: United States

Nov. 16, 2022 15:12 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 13 The Washington Post on the Catholic Church scandal: On his plane back to Rome from a Middle East trip recently, Pope Francis acknowledged that the Vatican faces pushback in its...

Veteran EMS worker fatally stabbed in random NYC attack

Sep. 29, 2022 20:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A longtime emergency medical worker with New York City's fire department who was a first responder on Sept. 11 was killed in an apparently random stabbing in broad daylight, police said Thursday. The stabbing happened at approximately 2:15 p.m. in Queens, about a...

Chinese survivors had no food, water on sinking boat

Sep. 24, 2022 21:17 PM EDT

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — Chinese survivors from a boat that sank near a Cambodian island, killing three people and leaving eight missing, said they embarked on what they believed would be a short-term fishing job and ended up without food and water aboard the vessel and their belongings...

Alabama sidesteps compensation for survivor of '63 KKK blast

Sep. 15, 2022 16:25 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Sarah Collins Rudolph lost an eye and still has pieces of glass inside her body from a Ku Klux Klan bombing that killed her sister and three other Black girls at an Alabama church 59 years ago, and she's still waiting on the state to compensate her for those injuries. ...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Sep. 14, 2022 14:48 PM EDT

Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice. September 13, 2022. Editorial: State creates, ignores addiction Gambling enables state legislators to bring in revenue indirectly. By taxing gambling operations, politicians remove themselves a step from the people who truly pay the tax...

Yanks HR barrage in 10-4 win opens 5 1/2-game lead over Rays

Sep. 11, 2022 22:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees took several deep breaths and exhaled. An AL East lead that stretched to 15 1/2 games in early July was down to 3 1/2 after Friday, increasing heart rates and blood pressures of a frazzled fanbase. With Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton...

George W. Bush part of MLB's 9/11 anniversary tribute

Sep. 11, 2022 20:08 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Former President George W. Bush took part in a first ball ceremony in Texas, Aaron Judge put on special cleats at Yankee Stadium and the New York Mets wore first responder caps as Major League Baseball paused Sunday to remember the Sept. 11 attacks. There...

9/11 terror attacks reverberate as US marks 21st anniversary

Sep. 11, 2022 18:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans remembered 9/11 on Sunday with tear-choked tributes and pleas to “never forget," 21 years after the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil. The loss still felt immediate to Bonita Mentis, who wore a necklace with a photo of her slain sister, Shevonne...

Former MLB pitcher turned cop Varvaro dies in car crash

Sep. 11, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

Anthony Varvaro, a former Major League Baseball pitcher who retired in 2016 to become a police officer in the New York City area, was killed in a car crash Sunday morning on his way to work at the Sept. 11 memorial ceremony in Manhattan, according to police officials and his former teams. ...

Jill Biden shares memories of Sept. 11 as wife, sister, more

Sep. 11, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Jill Biden realized that terrorists had attacked America on Sept. 11, 2001, her husband, Joe, wasn't the only loved one whose safety she worried about. Biden recalled being “scared to death” that her sister Bonny Jacobs, a United Airlines flight...