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Daniel Trotta

Despite Trump's 'law and order' rhetoric, protesters won't back down

Sep 11 2020

Anti-racism protesters recognize the risk that comes with their calls for equal justice, knowing that for all their peaceful protests, scenes of burning buildings will hand U.S. President Donald Trump the images he needs for his "law and order" re-election campaign.

Rebuilt after 9/11, World Trade Center threatened anew by coronavirus

Sep 08 2020

NEW YORK As the ruins of New York's World Trade Center smoldered following the September 11 attacks of 2001, skeptics doubted it could ever rise again.

U.S. coronavirus deaths projected to more than double to 410,000 by January

Sep 04 2020

U.S. deaths from the coronavirus will reach 410,000 by the end of the year, more than double the current death toll, and deaths could soar to 3,000 per day in December, the University of Washington's health institute forecast on Friday. | Video

U.S. mayors identify police unions as an obstacle to reform

Aug 13 2020

The U.S. Conference of Mayors took direct aim at powerful police unions on Thursday, calling the collective bargaining agreements they negotiate an obstacle to police reform and the regaining of public trust.

Gas explosion tears through Baltimore homes, at least one person killed

Aug 10 2020

A gas explosion ripped through a Baltimore neighborhood on Monday, killing at least one person, injuring six and trapping children as the blast destroyed at least three homes, firefighters said. | Video

NRA dissidents cautiously welcome lawsuit, see overhaul as long overdue

Aug 07 2020

National Rifle Association members who have been alleging corruption within the gun lobby's leadership for years have cautiously welcomed a lawsuit from New York state that threatens to dissolve the foremost champion of gun rights in the United States.

New York sues to break up NRA, accuses it of corruption

Aug 06 2020

New York state's attorney general sued to dissolve the National Rifle Association on Thursday, alleging senior leaders of the non-profit group diverted millions of dollars for personal use and to buy the silence and loyalty of former employees. | Video

New York seeks to break up National Rifle Association, alleging financial mismanagement

Aug 06 2020

Aug 6 New York state's attorney general sued to dissolve the National Rifle Association on Thursday, alleging senior leaders of the non-profit group diverted millions of dollars for personal use and to buy the silence and loyalty of former employees.

Pete Hamill, New York columnist from a bygone era, dead at 85

Aug 05 2020

Journalist Pete Hamill, a columnist, editor and author who personified the great New York City newspaper wars of a bygone era, died on Wednesday at age 85, the New York Daily News reported.

Maine killing shows great white sharks are back, attracted by seals

Jul 29 2020

The first fatal shark attack ever recorded in the U.S. state of Maine this week may be linked to rebounding populations of the great white shark and its prey the seal, experts said on Wednesday. | Video

World News

Exclusive: China sharply expands mass labor program in Tibet

China is pushing growing numbers of Tibetan rural laborers off the land and into recently built military-style training centers where they are turned into factory workers, mirroring a program in the western Xinjiang region that rights groups have branded coercive labor.