Monday, March 30, 2020

‘A time out’

Black S.C. voters want Dems to calm down BY TYRONE BEASON LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – Darryl Thompson furrowed his brows, wearily rested...

Double amputee places fourth in Disney half marathon

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER LAKE BUENA VISTA – Marko Cheseto celebrated with some joyful dance moves after being the fourth runner to cross...

‘Hidden Figures’ mathematician Katherine Johnson dies at 101

BY KATE FELDMAN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Katherine Johnson, a trailblazing NASA mathematician whose story was told in the “Hidden Figures” book and movie, died Monday...

Clyburn warns Sanders victory may endanger House Democrats

BY STEVEN T. DENNIS BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS WASHINGTON — The highest-ranking African American in Congress warned that if Bernie Sanders is the 2020 Democratic nominee the party...

Nursing home appeal rejected in Irma case

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A South Florida appeals court has turned down arguments that the state improperly revoked the license of a Broward County nursing...

Proposals end discrimination in organ transplants

Florida House and Senate committees approved bills BY EVERITT ROSEN FRESH TAKE FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE  —  Florida’s Legislature is moving toward ensuring new protections for disabled people who...

For TV viewers, Vegas debate was a knockout

BY LORRAINE ALI LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Las Vegas has hosted many memorable fights. Evander Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson. Muhammad Ali vs. Larry Holmes. Wednesday it was Amy...

Video shows at least four suspects in Pop Smoke’s shooting

BY RICHARD WINTON AND HANNAH FRY LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police say at least four people are connected to Wednesday’s shooting death of...

Navy to name aircraft carrier after World War II hero

BY LAUREN VICTORIA BURKE NNPA NEWSWIRE CONTRIBUTOR The U.S. Navy is set to name a new aircraft carrier after World War II hero Doris Miller. Miller...

Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy in wake of sex abuse lawsuits

BY JOE ATMONAVAGE NJ.COM The Boy Scouts of America have filed for bankruptcy amid thousands of lawsuits nationwide, including dozens in New Jersey, accusing the organization...