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Trump's taxes in hand, Manhattan DA's probe heats up

Trump's taxes in hand, Manhattan DA's probe heats up

NEW YORK — With former President Donald Trump’s tax returns finally in hand, a team of New York prosecutors led by a newly hired former mob-buster is sending out fresh subpoenas and meeting face-to-face with key witnesses, scrutinizing Trump's busine
Man charged with killing 8 people at Georgia massage parlours

Man charged with killing 8 people at Georgia massage parlours

ATLANTA — A white gunman was charged Wednesday with killing eight people at three Atlanta-area massage parlours in an attack that sent terror through the Asian American community, which has increasingly been targeted during the coronavirus pandemic.

Public reaction to killings at Atlanta-area massage parlours

Reactions to the shootings at three Atlanta-area massage parlours that left eight dead, mostly women of Asian descent: ___ "Jill and I are keeping everyone impacted by the shootings in Atlanta in our prayers.
Officials: Violent extremists pose 'elevated threat' to US

Officials: Violent extremists pose 'elevated threat' to US

WASHINGTON — Violent extremists motivated by a range of political grievances and racial biases pose an “elevated threat” to the United States, officials said Wednesday in an unclassified intelligence report released more than two months after a mob o
Tanzania's populist President John Magufuli has died at 61

Tanzania's populist President John Magufuli has died at 61

NAKURU, Kenya — President John Magufuli of Tanzania, a prominent COVID-19 skeptic in Africa whose populist rule often cast his East African country in a harsh international spotlight, has died. He was 61 years old.
Fueled by fans, ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ hits HBO Max

Fueled by fans, ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ hits HBO Max

Zack Snyder never really believed that his cut of “Justice League” would see the light of day. It has technically existed since January 2017, but it wasn’t in any shape to be released.
'Operation Varsity Blues' reenacts and reorients a scandal

'Operation Varsity Blues' reenacts and reorients a scandal

NEW YORK — Chris Smith didn’t initially think the 2019 college bribery scandal made for a good documentary subject.
Fed expects to keep its key rate near zero through 2023

Fed expects to keep its key rate near zero through 2023

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve foresees the economy accelerating quickly this year yet still expects to keep its benchmark interest rate pinned near zero through 2023, despite concerns in financial markets about potentially higher inflation.
Amazon jumps into health care with telemedicine initiative

Amazon jumps into health care with telemedicine initiative

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Amazon is making its first foray into providing health care services, announcing Wednesday that it will be offering its Amazon Care telemedicine program to employers nationwide.
Climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe has book out in September

Climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe has book out in September

NEW YORK — The new chief scientist at the Nature Conservancy, Katharine Hayhoe, has written a book about climate change. One Signal Publishers announced Wednesday that Hayhoe's “Saving Us” will be released Sept. 21.