A Mexican American man from Wisconsin is charged with homicide as a hate crime because prosecutors say he intentionally crashed his pickup truck into a motorcyclist and killed the man because he was white.
Pan Pylas, Associated Press | PostedJul 10th - 3:46am
The traditional British summer getaway to the sun-soaked beaches of the Mediterranean Sea is set to pick up steam Friday as U.K. quarantine restrictions are removed from dozens of countries, including France, Greece and Italy.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | PostedJul 10th - 1:30am
Philippine lawmakers voted Friday to reject the license renewal of the country’s largest TV network, shutting down a major news provider that had been repeatedly threatened by the president over its critical coverage.
Stefanie Dazio and Christopher Weber, Associated Press | PostedJul 9th - 11:00pm
The death of a Black man found hanging from a tree in a Southern California city park last month was ruled a suicide Thursday following a police investigation prompted by outrage from the family who said authorities initially were too quick to rule out the possibility he was lynched.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedJul 9th - 5:29pm
Latin America and the Caribbean have become “a hot spot” for the COVID-19 pandemic, with several countries now having one of the highest per capita infection rates and absolute number of cases in the world, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Thursday.
Christopher Sherman, Associated Press | PostedJul 9th - 5:00pm
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador returned to Mexico on Thursday buoyed by a cordial first encounter with President Donald Trump that successfully distracted from multiple crises at home but produced few tangible results.
Financial records related to President Donald Trump’s Washington hotel can be kept on hold, a federal appeals court said Thursday, while Trump asks the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal in a lawsuit that accuses him of illegally profiting off the presidency.
Most of Wall Street wilted today on worries that the economy’s recent improvements may be set to fade as coronavirus cases keep climbing. The S&P lost 0.6%, falling 17.89 points to close at 3,152.05, with three in four stocks within the index falling. The sharpest drops hit oil companies, airlines and other stocks whose fortunes are most closely tied to a reopening and strengthening economy. Treasury yields also sank in another sign of increased caution. Tech stocks were an outlier, helping the Nasdaq to hit another record, it rose 55.25, or 0.5%, to 10,547.75. The Dow dropped 361.19 points, or 1.4%, to 25,706.09. The Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks lost 28.48, or 2%, to 1,398.92.