Fighting between armed groups in eastern Congo kills dozens

KINSHASA, Congo — Days of fighting between armed groups in villages in Congo’s South Kivu province killed at least 43 people, many of them women and children, residents said Saturday.At least 40 others disappeared after members of the armed group known as Ngumino attacked the village of Kipupu on Thursday while they were being pursued…

‘I’m the mayor’s brother,’ says man who stole car with

An Arkansas man accused of kidnapping two children Monday is the brother of Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr., police say.Darrell Lamont Scott, 31, faces multiple charges after authorities say he took off in a car with two kids — ages 3 and 10 — inside, according to a police report obtained by McClatchy News.Scott…

Transcript: Governor Cuomo Discusses COVID-19, Police Reform on CNN’s ‘Newsroom’ Program

Governor Cuomo: "We did 57,000 tests just yesterday, highest number of tests in the United States, and we had less than 1 percent transmission rate yesterday. We went from the highest transmission rate in...

Many Young Americans Don’t Know Key Facts About the Holocaust

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 25: Kierra Igo of Jacksonville, N.CA visitor lights a candle in the Hall of Remembrance at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 25, 2018. Credit - Thomas Simonetti—The Washington Post / Getty ImagesHolocaust education will soon reach a pivotal moment. Not too long from now, we…

Air Force Takes Control of Joint DC Base

After a decade of overseeing Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in the National Capital Region, the U.S. Navy is handing over primary authority for the base to the Air Force.In a memorandum signed Wednesday, officials symbolically transferred the base, located in Washington, D.C., to the Air Force, according to a release. The base will be under Air…

ABC Unite Artist paints Biblical scenes featuring African-Americans

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (WABC) -- A young artist from New Jersey is using powerful paintings depicting Black culture, and his latest work has been seen by thousands of people on social media.This story is part of our ABC7 Unite initiative, with the goal of sharing stories of people trying to unite our communities.Tyler Ballon…

COVID-19 case shuts down The Varsity; pandemic closes drive-in service

Adam Murphy/CBS46ATLANTA (CBS46) – One of Atlanta’s most iconic landmarks, The Varsity, is closed Thursday after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. And while the doors for the restaurant will open again, it’s legendary drive-in service will be forced to close.Restaurant management confirmed to CBS46’s Adam Murphy it received word of the positive COVID-19 test…

Whistleblower raised concerns about ‘questionable activities’ by Pompeo

The complaint was filed with the State Department Office of Inspector General (OIG) by an employee who said they "directly witnessed and/or heard numerous firsthand accounts" of the behavior.It is unclear when the complaint was filed with the OIG. Inspector General Steve Linick, who was fired on Pompeo's recommendation in mid-May, told lawmakers that his…

Richmond removes statue of Confederate Gen

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Work crews on Tuesday took down a monument to Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart, the third major statue to be cleared away in less than a week as the Confederacy's former capital rushes to remove symbols of oppression in response to protests against police brutality and racism.As a crowd cheered, crews strapped…

Tense and teasing online moments lead up to Joe Biden’s

Savannah Behrmann, USA TODAY Published 9:12 p.m. ET Aug. 11, 2020 | Updated 4:00 p.m. ET Aug. 12, 2020CLOSEKamala Harris will make history as the first Black woman and first Asian American person to be on a major party's presidential ticket. USA TODAYCONNECTEMAILMOREWASHINGTON –Suspense built Tuesday afternoon as people awaited an announcement on who presumptive Democratic nominee…
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