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Convicted murderer takes top school score, wins scholarship

Syed Naeem Shah is one of 1,200 inmates studying in Central Prison Karachi.
Image: Inmate who serves life term has been offered a scholarship by ICAP, in Karachi
Image: Inmate who serves life term has been offered a scholarship by ICAP, in Karachi
5h ago

Manchin says he's ready to talk. Can Democrats sell him on a new 'Build Back Better'?

The pivotal centrist Democrat has been elusive on President Biden's top domestic priority. He says he's willing to restart negotiations — from "scratch."
Image: Joe Manchin
Image: Joe Manchin

New Orleans parents prepare, brace for school vaccine mandate for kids as young as 5

“As a parent, I want her safe. I want her classmates safe. But I’m also terrified," one father said.
School children draw on a glass panel during a preview of the Louisiana Children's Museum in New Orleans on Aug. 27, 2019.
School children draw on a glass panel during a preview of the Louisiana Children's Museum in New Orleans on Aug. 27, 2019.

More officers were charged in fatal police shootings in 2021. Not everyone sees progress.

A record 21 police officers in the U.S. were charged last year with either murder or manslaughter resulting from an on-duty shooting, according to a database.
People protest against the Kentucky grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case on Sept. 23, 2020, in Brooklyn, N.Y.
People protest against the Kentucky grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case on Sept. 23, 2020, in Brooklyn, N.Y.
5h ago

Trump stays on sidelines in Pennsylvania Senate race — for now

Worried about backing a losing candidate, Trump is apt to hold off until he has a clearer idea of who’s most likely to win, Republicans close to McCormick and Trump said.
Image: Mehmet Oz
Image: Mehmet Oz
7h ago

Plane slides off runway at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, no injuries reported

The flight operated by Endeavor Air from Washington, D.C., rolled off the runway while taxiing, officials said.
No injuries were reported Friday when a taxiing plane slid off the runway at Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
No injuries were reported Friday when a taxiing plane slid off the runway at Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
9h ago

Thich Nhat Hanh, influential Zen Buddhist monk, dies at 95

Nhat Hanh distilled Buddhist teachings on compassion and suffering into easily grasped guidance over a lifetime dedicated to working for peace.
Image: Thich Nhat Hanh
Image: Thich Nhat Hanh
8h ago

Monkeys on the loose in Pennsylvania following highway crash

The vehicle carrying an estimated 100 monkeys was involved in a crash and the monkeys escaped, a state trooper said.
Image: A monkey
Image: A monkey
9h ago

Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in vehicle accident in Los Angeles

A representative for Schwarzenegger said the actor's main concern is “for the woman from the other vehicle.”
Image: Arnold Schwarzenegger , COP24 UN Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice
Image: Arnold Schwarzenegger , COP24 UN Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice
12h ago

Florida man pleads guilty to threatening to kill, behead Pelosi, Ocasio-Cortez

In some of the calls, the 60-year-old warned of “all-out war” and a “civilian army,” according to a plea agreement.
Image: Pelosi Introduces Select Committee On Economic Disparity And Fairness Of Growth
Image: Pelosi Introduces Select Committee On Economic Disparity And Fairness Of Growth

'I will bring every single gun loaded,' parent tells Virginia school officials during mask mandate meeting

Amelia King was arrested Friday and accused of making an oral threat on school property.
Image: School Board Meeting
Image: School Board Meeting