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Officials: Biden preparing to recognize Armenian genocide

Apr. 21, 2021 21:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is preparing to formally acknowledge that the systematic killing and deportation of hundreds of thousands of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire in modern-day Turkey more than a century ago was genocide, according to U.S. officials. The...

Maryland music venues struggle to stay afloat amid pandemic

Apr. 21, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

Independent music venues continue to struggle financially to survive while in the midst of Maryland’s lifted pandemic restrictions and vaccine accessibility. Tecla Tesnau, owner of Baltimore’s indie-rock club Ottobar, said she remembers when she thought the pandemic...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Apr. 21, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___ April 21 The South Florida Sun Sentinel on the guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin in George Floyd's killing: A murderer has been found guilty of his crime. That...

Dent in the pipeline: NHL draft-eligible players take a hit

Apr. 21, 2021 11:43 AM EDT

A few years from now, Brandt Clarke might be able to brag he took the Auston Matthews path to the NHL by playing in Europe during his draft year. “He kind of went over voluntarily,” Clarke said. “I went over out of desperation.” Clarke and...

No charges, but consequences still possible from Prude death

Apr. 17, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

Newly released grand jury transcripts shed more light on why police officers who restrained Daniel Prude avoided criminal charges in his death, but the city of Rochester and the officers could still be held accountable. Disciplinary charges are still possible against the...

The Latest: Crowds line streets to pay respects to Philip

Apr. 17, 2021 13:47 PM EDT

WINDSOR, England — Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside Windsor Castle to pay their respects to Prince Philip. Some held Union flags and clutched flowers, while others wore custom face masks featuring the royal’s photo. People poured into the town of...

Philip's 'fortitude and faith' to be remembered at funeral

Apr. 16, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

WINDSOR, England (AP) — Prince Philip will be remembered as a man of “courage, fortitude and faith” at a martial but also personal funeral that will mark the death of a royal patriarch who was a beloved husband and father, and one of a dwindling number of World War II veterans. ...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Apr. 16, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

Hartford Courant. April 16, 2021. Editorial: The University of Hartford’s job is educating a diverse student body, not staying in NCAA Division 1 Somewhere in all the hand-wringing about the University of Hartford weighing the possibility of...

Fairness watchword at NC transgender sports ban hearing

Apr. 14, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Calls for fairness predominated at a North Carolina legislative hearing Wednesday on a bill that would prevent transgender girls and women from competing in organized school sports designated for biologically female athletes. A House judiciary...

Deal the Kraken? Francis can't make official trades -- yet

Apr. 14, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

Just because the NHL can't release the Kraken until October doesn't mean Seattle wasn't in the mix at the trade deadline. General manager Ron Francis can't finalize any transactions until ownership makes its final expansion payment to the league, but there is precedent...