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Editorial Roundup: New England

Jun. 18, 2021 12:58 PM EDT

Rutland Herald. June 14, 2021. Editorial: First in the nation Congratulations, Vermont. We did it. We moved the needle back to “normal.” First in the nation to do so. Four hundred fifty nine days since the state of emergency...

Today in History

Jun. 09, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 9, the 160th day of 2021. There are 205 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 9, 1969, the Senate confirmed Warren Burger to be the new chief justice of the...

DOJ settles with Pennsylvania city over language barrier

Jun. 01, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

A Pennsylvania police department will be required to take steps to remove language barriers faced by the city’s large Spanish-speaking population under a U.S. Justice Department settlement announced Tuesday. The Justice Department launched a civil rights investigation...

Farm laborer convicted in 2018 stabbing death of Iowa runner

May. 28, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A farm laborer was found guilty Friday in the abduction and killing of an Iowa college student who vanished while out for a run in 2018 and will face life behind bars for a crime that shocked the nation. A 12-member jury unanimously found...

Colorado bill would give free contraceptives to immigrants

May. 26, 2021 21:59 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado bill would provide free contraceptives and reproductive care to people living in the U.S. illegally. The legislation, heard by the House Health and Insurance committee Wednesday, aims to create a reproductive health care program within the state...

Barletta to enter Pennsylvania's GOP stakes for governor

May. 17, 2021 06:08 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lou Barletta, the Republican Party's Donald Trump-endorsed nominee for U.S. Senate in 2018, is running for governor of Pennsylvania. Barletta, 65, becomes the most prominent figure to enter a 2022 governor's race that Republicans have won every...

'I have to help,' says sailor who rescued migrants at sea

May. 05, 2021 00:16 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cale Foy had just started hiking with his wife and three kids as they do every Sunday when he noticed what he thought was an abandoned fishing vessel approaching the rocky, wind-swept San Diego coastline as 5-to-8-foot (1.5-2.4-meter) waves were crashing. ...

Suspected extremist in Kenya's east blow up truck killing 2

May. 04, 2021 13:12 PM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least two people were killed near Kenya's eastern border with Somalia when the vehicle they were travelling in ran over an explosive device suspected to have been planted by the extremist al-Shabab rebels, officials said Tuesday. It is the...

California mulls letting adults add parents to health plans

Apr. 28, 2021 13:56 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California could become the only state to let adult children add their parents as dependents to their health insurance plans, a policy proposal aimed at increasing insurance coverage among low-income people living in the country illegally who aren't eligible for...

Houston-area sheriff is named to lead immigration agency

Apr. 27, 2021 20:54 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday nominated the sheriff of one of the nation's most populous counties to lead the agency that deports people in the country illegally, picking a seasoned law enforcement official who sharply criticized Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies....