Dr. Oz is closing the gap in the PA Senate race, but can he win?
When Dr. Mehmet Oz announced his run for an open U.S. Senate seat in Pennsylvania last November, part of his appeal to voters was that he, like former President Donald Trump, came to them straight from their TV screens.
Social media takes center stage at Oath Keepers trial
One of the right-wing extremists charged with plotting the insurrection last year has hinged his defense on the idea that he was only in the nation’s capital to attend a rally with his wife.
Hawaii judge halts ban on short-term rentals
With just 10 days to spare, U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson ruled Thursday in favor of short-term rental property owners, stopping the Oct. 23 enactment of an ordinance enacted to shield Honolulu’s residents from the effect of short-term rentals on the state’s rising housing costs.
How to survive a catastrophic hurricane in a Florida trailer park
Robert Kanehl, 81 years old and weighing 127 pounds wet, ambles around his trailer lot, pointing to the aluminum siding from blown roofs strewn across the lawn, picking up the smaller pieces and leaning the debris against his home. Kanehl has lived in this single-wide mobile home for more than a decade, just a roof over his head, that now has no door, no windows, no running water and no electricity, which in the subtropic heat and humidity is turning his jeans black and his white undershirt gray. “It was the most fun I’ve had in years!” Kanehl says, cracking a beer.
AT&T to pay $23M to settle racketeering charges in Illinois
U.S. Attorney John Lausch announced Friday morning that telecommunications giant AT&T Illinois had agreed to pay a $23 million fine to the state over its now-admitted scheme to influence former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan between 2010 and 2017.
Oil worker strikes leave France running on empty, test weakened Macron
A season of protests has returned to France and put President Emmanuel Macron’s weakened government on the back foot as it tries to quell stubborn refinery worker strikes now broadening into other sectors.
Putin: ‘Our goal is not to destroy all of Ukraine’
Appearing confident and relaxed, Russian President Vladimir Putin held a news conference on Friday where he said he did not regret ordering an invasion of his neighbor and that Russia does not intend to “destroy all of Ukraine.”
Poisoned city brings case against Peru over human rights violations to the Inter-American Court
Residents of the Andean city of La Oroya told the Inter-American Court of Human Rights this week of how decades of toxic contamination by a mining company have led to life-changing health implications and environmental damage.
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