US steps up effort to unite families separated under Trump

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is expanding its effort to find and reunite migrant families who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border under President Donald Trump as part of a zero-tolerance policy on illegal crossings. A federal task force is launching a new program Monday that officials say will expand efforts to find parents, many … Read more

Firefighters advance on blaze that shut California highway

Authorities have reopened nearly all lanes of a major Southern California highway as firefighters made progress on a wildfire that jumped across the road ByThe Associated Press September 13, 2021, 4:34 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CASTAIC, Calif. — Firefighters were making progress on a wildfire that jumped … Read more

Pope Francis meets Viktor Orban in worldview clash

Over the last few years, there has been no love lost between supporters of Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban and the leader of the Catholic world Pope Francis met with the anti-migration Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban behind closed doors on Sunday at the start of a brief visit to Budapest where he will also … Read more

Looking to Vacation for Less? Here Are the Most, and Least, Affordable Destinations in the U.S. – NBC 7 San Diego

Travel site ParkSleepFly ranked 51 U.S. destinations for affordability using six price factors, from the cost of a beer to a night in a hotel. Three cities in Texas made the top 10 for value, and Oklahoma City came in at No. 1. Traditional big city draws like New York and San Francisco, unsurprisingly, ranked … Read more

US marks 20th anniversary of 9/11 | US & Canada News

The United States marked the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with pleas for unity at solemn ceremonies given added resonance by the chaotic withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan and the return to power of the Taliban. At the September 11 memorial in New York, relatives wiped away tears, their voices breaking as they … Read more

Newly released FBI memo hints at Saudi involvment with 9/11 hijackers

A newly declassified FBI memo strengthens suspicions of official Saudi involvement in the September 11, 2001 attacks but does not offer conclusive proof The Biden administration declassified an FBI memo Saturday that fortified suspicions of official Saudi involvement with the hijackers in the September 11, 2001 attacks, but it fell well short of proof that … Read more

Capitol Police recommend Jan. 6 officers for discipline

The U.S. Capitol Police is recommending disciplinary action in six cases stemming from the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol ByThe Associated Press September 12, 2021, 2:18 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — The U.S. Capitol Police said Saturday it has recommended disciplinary action in six … Read more

Suit filed over Confederate statue in mostly black Tuskegee

A lawsuit has been filed that could decide the fate of a Confederate monument that has stood in a square at the center of nearly all-Black Tuskegee for 115 years ByThe Associated Press September 11, 2021, 5:13 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article TUSKEGEE, Ala. — A lawsuit has … Read more

Amazon Studios exec says streamer lost ‘Mare of Easttown’ negotiations to HBO

HBO’s detective drama “Mare of Easttown” became the television highlight of the year on the strength of Kate Winslet’s gritty performance and a dark portrait of suburban Philadelphia life created by series creator Brad Inglesby. With 16 nominations in the upcoming Emmy Awards on Sept. 19, the success of “Mare of Easttown” is something most … Read more