Sometimes it seems as if we’re living under a constant barrage of heavy news. But it isn’t all bad out there. This feature is meant to send you into the weekend with a smile, or at least a lighter heart. Want to get The Week in Good News by email? Sign up here. Here are…
In 2018, the eyes of the nation were again fixed on President Donald Trump, whose second year in office was no less remarkable than his first. It was a year that saw the president open up trade wars, meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, spar with the press and defend hush money payments to women…
This article was reported and written in collaboration with ProPublica, the nonprofit journalism organization. One is dean of Yale’s medical school. Another is the director of a cancer center in Texas. A third is the next president of the most prominent society of cancer doctors. These leading medical figures are among dozens of doctors who…
LONDON — When Lucy Ashton quit The Sheffield Star in 2009 to have children and work in public relations, she had already seen other reporters steadily leaving the paper as circulation and advertising fell, and figured she’d never see jobs being added again. Now she has returned, as part of a new initiative with a…
A beach cat’s star rises in Maryland, pardoning pigs becomes a Christmas tradition in Florida, and more Montgomery Alabama’s total population gain last year might fill up half of Cramton Bowl. That could be trouble for its political prospects. The U.S. Census Bureau this week estimated that Alabama grew by about 12,751 people from 2017…
A man runs through the scene of a massive explosion in front of Safari Hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Oct. 1, 2017. Reports state at least 20 people have been killed when a truck bomb went off on a busy street in central Mogadishu. (Photo: Said Yusuf Warsame, european pressphoto agency) WASHINGTON — Terror-related deaths have…
CLOSE Former CBS head Les Moonves has spoken out after being ousted for multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. Buzz60 CBS CEO Les Moonves stands accused of sexual harassment by six women. (Photo: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Disgraced ex-CBS chief Leslie Moonves reportedly destroyed evidence and interfered with an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him. Lawyers hired…
CLOSE Senators are considering multiple pieces of legislation to formally rebuke Saudi Arabia for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Momentum is building for a resolution that would call the Saudi crown prince "complicit" in the killing. (Dec. 6) AP Jared Kushner has long advocated for Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and he…
CLOSE USA TODAY's Christine Brennan discusses the findings of the investigation commissioned by the USOC into handling of Larry Nassar sexual abuse case. USA TODAY USOC CEO Scott Blackmun resigned Feb. 28, citing “ongoing health issues resulting from prostate cancer." (Photo: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports) The organization that oversees the Olympic movement in this country…
CLOSE The Trump administration will withdraw all of the approximately 2,000 American troops in Syria, according to a U.S. official, as the White House declared victory Wednesday in the mission to defeat Islamic State militants there. Time Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., points at the Democrats as he defends Judge Brett Kavanaugh during the Senate Judiciary…
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