Saturday, February 22, 2020

Hepatitis A cases climb to 239 this year

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida had 34 reported cases of hepatitis A last week, bringing the total number of newly reported cases this year to...

Police: Man accused of attacking girls with machete was homeless

BY DAN SWEENEY SUN SENTINEL/TNS LAUDERHILL – Dennis Anthony Reid, who police say attacked his daughter and stepdaughter with a machete Friday, had attempted to reconcile...

City sues company over drug that went from $40 to $39,000

BY MERIS LUTZ THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS ATLANTA — The city of Marietta, Ga., has filed a class action lawsuit against a drug company after the price...

Team LeBron wins All-Star game on Davis free throw

BY DAN WOIKE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS CHICAGO – Anthony Davis made the second of two free-throw attempts to clinch a 157-155 victory for Team LeBron over...

Fried asks FDLE to review officer-involved killing of former FAMU student

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried has joined others asking the state to investigate the shooting death of 22-year-old Jamee Johnson, who was...

Trump, first lady greeted with cheers at Daytona 500

BY LUIS TORRES ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS DAYTONA BEACH – President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump were showered with cheers as they took a lap at...

Film director wears Bryant tribute suit to the Oscars

SPIKE LEE’S FASHION STATEMENT Spike Lee, shown with his wife, Tonya, paid tribute to Kobe Bryant at the Academy Awards on Feb. 9 by donning...

Oscar win boosts fight to end hair discrimination

BY RONDA RACHA PENRICE URBAN NEWS SERVICE Matthew A. Cherry’s “Hair Love” Oscar win for Best Animated Short Film on Feb. 9 was a victory for...

Informed Blacks are the Democratic Party’s biggest threat

President Trump has just come off the best week of his presidency, and not for the reasons most think. He gave one of the best...

A scramble for Black votes

In the aftermath of the New Hampshire results, the focus now turns to the African American electorate. BY JANET HOOK LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS MANCHESTER, N.H. – What’s...