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Gardening program helps ex-offenders start over

Oct. 01, 2022 09:04 AM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — When Michael Moore was released from prison after serving time for selling drugs, he realized that it was time to make a change in his life. With the help and guidance of the Delaware Center for Horticulture, Moore enrolled in a post-release program in...

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...

17-year-old charged in shooting high school student

Sep. 04, 2022 11:21 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police say a 17-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Baltimore high school student. The suspect was not named by police Saturday evening. The shooting at Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School student happened Friday after...

Police: student dies after shooting at Baltimore high school

Sep. 03, 2022 11:40 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials say a student has died after being shot at high school in Baltimore. Police say it happened Friday afternoon, less than 20 minutes after dismissal at Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School. News outlets report authorities quickly...

Baltimore high school student fatally shot during dismissal

Sep. 02, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore student was shot and killed in a confrontation with a student from another high school during dismissal Friday afternoon, officials said. Students at Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School were leaving for the day when one was approached in the...

EXPLAINER: Why is China so angry over UN report on Xinjiang?

Sep. 01, 2022 09:07 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China has responded furiously to a United Nations report on alleged human rights abuses in its northwestern Xinjiang region targeting Uyghurs and other mainly Muslim ethnic minorities. The report has been in the works for years and was released despite Chinese...

UN cites possible crimes vs. humanity in China's Xinjiang

Aug. 31, 2022 23:43 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — China's discriminatory detention of Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups in the western region of Xinjiang may constitute crimes against humanity, the U.N. human rights office said in a long-awaited report Wednesday, which cited “serious” rights violations and patterns...

Garoppolo remains with 49ers after latest roster cut

Aug. 23, 2022 19:35 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers went through another round of roster cuts with quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo still on the roster. The Niners reduced the active roster from 85 players to 80 on Tuesday without making a move with Garoppolo, their former starter who...

Garoppolo, Samuel not practicing with 49ers at start of camp

Jul. 27, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo got his throwing done early and then didn't take part in the first practice of training camp for the San Francisco 49ers as the team hopes to find a trade partner for the former starter. Star receiver Deebo Samuel was a “hold in” on...