A New Hampshire stadium is being recognized for playing a largely unheralded role in helping racially integrate baseball. Much of the attention has been on Jackie Robinson, who broke the major league color barrier in 1947 with the Brooklyn Dodgers. But a year earlier, Hall of Fame catcher Roy Campanella and Cy Young award-winning pitcher Don Newcombe helped make the Nashua Dodgers, a minor league affiliate of the Brooklyn Dodgers, the first racially integrated baseball team in the United States.
A growing number of Capitol rioters are facing hefty fines on top of prison sentences at their sentencing hearings. That's because prosecutors appear to be ramping up efforts to prevent them from profiting from their participation in the riot on Jan. 6, 2021.
A U.S. study suggests 1 in 10 people are getting long COVID after an omicron infection, a lower estimate than earlier in the pandemic.
Aryna Sabalenka initially thought the boos and derisive whistles coming from the French Open crowd were directed at her after a first-round victory. Instead, the negative reaction was aimed at her opponent, Marta Kostyuk, for not participating in the usual postmatch handshake at the net. Kostyuk, who is from Ukraine, avoided so much as any eye contact with Sabalenka, who is from Belarus, after the match, instead walking directly over to acknowledge the chair umpire.
The debt ceiling deal has come with just days to spare before a potential first-ever government default. Now President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy must round up enough Republican and Democratic votes to pass the measure quickly.
Both sides can point to some victories in the debt ceiling deal reached between President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy. But some conservatives already are expressing concerns that the compromise doesn't cut future deficits enough.
Samuel Blais scored two goals to rally Canada to a 5-2 victory over Germany in the final of the ice hockey world championship. It's a record 28th world title for Canada and its second title in three years. Lawson Crouse, Tylor Toffoli and Scott Laughton also scored for Canada. Latvia down the United States 4-3 in overtime in a bronze medal game. It’s the first top-three finish for Latvia at the tournament.
The Republican speaker gathered top allies behind closed doors at the Capitol as negotiators pushed for a deal.
Lawmakers in several states are looking to loosen child labor laws, even as the federal government cracks down on surging violations.
Germany has upset the United States in overtime to set up a final against Canada at ice hockey world championship. Frederik Tiffels scored with 2:28 left in overtime to give Germany a 4-3 win over the Americans in the semifinals. Earlier, teenage forward Adam Fantilli scored the go-ahead goal as Canada edged Latvia 4-2 in the other semi.
Politicians in Washington may be offering assurance that the government will figure out a way to avert default, but around the country, economic anxiety is rising and some people already are adjusting their routines.
Stocks rose on Wall Street, led by more gains in technology stocks as another chipmaker reported strong demand related to artificial intelligence.
Lawmakers are tentatively not expected back at work until Tuesday, just two days from when the U.S. could start running out of cash to pay its bills.
Wall Street’s building frenzy around artificial intelligence helped yank the market higher, even as worries worsen about political rancor in Washington.
The United States beat the Czech Republic 3-0 to set up a semifinal game against Germany at the ice hockey world championship. Canada will face Latvia at Nokia Arena in the other semifinal on Saturday. The Americans earned their eighth straight victory. In another quarterfinal in Tampere, Canada beat defending champion Finland 4-1. In the Latvian capital of Riga, Germany upset Switzerland 3-1 to reach the semifinals. Co-host Latvia followed the suit by upsetting Sweden 3-1.
The Florida governor is attempting to topple a man who has dominated the GOP for the last seven years.
Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, May 20, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Circana BookScan © 2023 Circana. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2023, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. Happy Place. Emily Henry. Berkley 2. Only the Dead. Jack Carr. Atria ...
Here are the bestsellers for the week that ended Saturday, May 20, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Circana BookScan © 2023 Circana. (Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by PWxyz LLC. © 2023, PWxyz LLC.) HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Happy Place" by Emily Henry (Berkley) Last week: 1 2. "Only the ...
The share of residents 65 or older grew by more than a third from 2010 to 2020 and at the fastest rate of any decade in 130 years.
The relatives of 19 students and two teachers gunned down at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, are still waiting for answers a year later.
A poem written for President Joe Biden’s inauguration has been placed on a restricted list at a South Florida elementary school after one parent's complaint. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, poet Amanda Gorman vowed to fight back.
CHICAGO — Mark Guarino is a child of Oak Park, Illinois, and has been a writer since high school, his work appearing in a vast and varied number of publications, on stages of theaters in plays he created and now, finally, between covers in a spectacular book dedicated to the musicians of Chicago. He loves the sounds of this city and has spent the last decade researching, interviewing and ...
NONFICTION: Tania Branigan looks at how the Cultural Revolution still affects China — and beyond. "Red Memory: The Afterlives of China's Cultural Revolution" by Tania Branigan; W.W. Norton (304 pages, $29.95) ——— "It is impossible to understand China today without understanding the Cultural Revolution," Tania Branigan begins in her "Red Memory." "Subtract it and the country makes no sense: it ...
Don't miss "The Boy and the Mountain" by Torbjørn Ekelund, translated from the Norwegian by Becky L. Crook; Greystone (131 pages, $22.95) ——— When Torbjørn Ekelund's son August was 7 years old, the pair went on an expedition. They shouldered their packs and set out to hike Styggemann, the tallest mountain in the Skrim range in Norway, where they live. For an adult, Ekelund writes in "The Boy ...
NONFICTION: Author Katie Spalding is a kind of Bill Nye on steroids, making arcane science fascinating and fun. "Edison's Ghosts: The Untold Weirdness of History's Greatest Geniuses" by Katie Spalding; Little, Brown (342 pages, $29) ——— The idea behind the informative and entertaining "Edison's Ghosts" is simple: "The flip side of 'everyone is brilliant in their own way' is the equally true ...