Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press | PostedFeb 27th - 1:06pm
A company that owns a suburban Houston chemical plant jeopardized public safety when it failed to remove dangerous chemicals ahead of Hurricane Harvey in 2017, resulting in a blaze that sent toxic smoke into the air and injured first responders, prosecutors told jurors on Thursday.
David A. Lieb, Associated Press | PostedFeb 27th - 12:54pm
including the three most populated, California, Texas, and Florida — planned to hold news conferences Thursday to address concerns about the coronavirus. State officials are walking a fine line between between not stirring unnecessary anxieties while still keeping the public informed.
Jeffrey Epstein played “no meaningful role” in the budget, finances or accounting practices of L Brands founder Les Wexner's charitable foundation and wasn't involved at all with its fellowship and leadership programs, an outside review released this week has concluded.
Stocks took an early nosedive on Wall Street Thursday before recovering much of the ground they lost as investors struggle to anticipate how wide the economic damage from the coronavirus outbreak will be.
A managing editor and the publisher and editor-in-chief are leaving the Chicago Tribune, joining a growing number of journalists who have departed since a hedge fund with a reputation for dramatically cutting costs and eliminating jobs became Tribune Publishing's largest shareholder.
Scott Bauer, Associated Press | PostedFeb 27th - 10:47am
Wisconsin’s latest mass shooting, which left six people dead at one of the world’s largest breweries, appears to have done little in the politically polarized state to budge Republicans who expanded access to guns over the past decade.
Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press | PostedFeb 27th - 7:27am
The disgraced former mayor of Baltimore was sentenced to three years in federal prison Thursday for arranging fraudulent sales of her self-published children’s books to nonprofits and foundations to promote her political career and fund her run for the city’s highest office.
Some key Kobe Bryant memorabilia, including two of his Los Angeles Lakers uniforms and cement handprints from his induction into the Grauman’s Chinese Theater hall of fame gallery, are going up for sale in April.