• California Is Moving Forward With Limited Reopenings
    2021-01-25 22:17:03 UTC

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lifted regional stay-at-home orders across the state Monday in response to improving coronavirus conditions, returning the state to a system of county-by-county restrictions. The order had been in place in the San Francisco Bay Area, San Joaquin Valley and Southern California, covering the majori...
  • Veteran Broadcasting Giant Larry King Dead at 87
    2021-01-25 22:21:21 UTC

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, died Saturday. He was 87. King died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Ora Media, the studio and network he co-founded, tweet...
  • Find Out How Life Insurance Can Protect Your Family
    2021-01-28 00:24:08 UTC

    <p>Did you know that 41 percent of all life insurance purchases are event-related? For many of us, life insurance never crosses our minds until we marry, or buy a house or start our own business. While the trigger events are varied, the need &mdash; life insurance &mdash; is the same. Here are five events that commonly increase a perso...
  • President Joe Biden Declares “Democracy Has Prevailed”
    2021-01-21 02:52:24 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” and summoning American resilience and unity to confront the deeply divided nation’s historic confluence of crises. Denouncing a national “uncivil war,” Biden took the oath at a U.S. Capitol that ...
  • A Nightmare Awaits Joe Biden’s Team
    2021-01-20 21:43:31 UTC

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters Breakingviews) - A nightmare awaits Joe Biden’s economic dream team. The pandemic has worsened structural problems: the poor have gotten poorer, marginalized people are losing jobs quicker, and the workforce is even further out of reach for the unemployed. The new U.S. president, who was sworn into office on Wedn...
  • COVID-19: US Death Toll Eclipses 400,000
    2021-01-20 17:22:50 UTC

    As President Donald Trump entered the final year of his term last January, the U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19. Not to worry, Trump insisted, his administration had the virus “totally under control.” Now, in his final hours in office, after a year of presidential denials of reality and responsibility, the pandemic...
  • Pentagon Fears Possible Inside Attack at Inauguration
    2021-01-18 03:31:11 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event. The massive undertaking reflects the extraord...
  • US Republican Party: Right-Wing Extremists Talk About Civil War
    2021-01-17 19:55:10 UTC

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — War-like imagery has begun spreading in Republican circles after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters, with some elected officials and party leaders rejecting pleas to tone down rhetoric calling for a second civil war. In northwestern Wisconsin, the chairman of the St...
  • Joe Biden Unveiled a $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Plan
    2021-01-15 02:52:41 UTC

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday to end “a crisis of deep human suffering” by speeding up vaccines and pumping out financial help to those struggling with the pandemic’s prolonged economic fallout. Called the “American Rescue Plan,” the legislative proposal would m...
  • Trump’s Impeachment Trial Could Begin On January 20
    2021-01-14 19:06:42 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day, just as Democrat Joe Biden takes the oath of office in an ever-more-extraordinary end to the defeated president’s tenure in the White House. The timing is not set and depends heavily on when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi decides to transmit th...
  • US House Impeaches Trump a 2nd Time
    2021-01-14 01:32:53 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office. With the Capitol secured by armed National Guard troops inside and out, the Ho...
  • Alamo Visit: A Symbol of Trump’s Defiance
    2021-01-12 22:06:06 UTC

    ALAMO, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday took no responsibility for his part in fomenting a violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week, despite his comments encouraging supporters to march on the Capitol and praise for them while they were still carrying out the assault. “People thought that what I said was tota...
  • Deutsche Bank to Refrain From Further Business With Trump
    2021-01-12 03:18:39 UTC

    FRANKFURT (Germany) — Two of Donald Trump’s favored banks are pulling away from the billionaire president in the wake of last week’s deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol, according to Bloomberg. Deutsche Bank AG has decided to refrain from further business with Trump and his company, said a person with knowledge of the matter, asking no...
  • William Burns Is Biden’s Choice to Lead CIA
    2021-01-11 16:24:11 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — William Burns, a well-known figure in diplomatic circles around the world, is President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to lead the CIA, a selection likely to be embraced by the rank and file at the nation’s premier spy agency. A former ambassador to Russia and Jordan, Burns, 64, had a 33-year career at the State Departme...
  • Two Republican Senators Say Trump Should Resign
    2021-01-10 18:23:31 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican senators now say President Donald Trump should resign in the wake of deadly riots at the Capitol and support for the House drive to impeach him a second time is gaining momentum. Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey on Sunday joined Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski in calling for Trump to “resign and go away as soon ...
  • Apple Suspends Right-Wing App 'Parler' From App Store
    2021-01-10 18:27:06 UTC

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc has suspended Parler from the App Store, saying the social networking service had not taken adequate measures to prevent the spread of posts inciting violence. Apple had given the service 24 hours to submit a detailed moderation plan, pointing to participants using the service to coordinate Wednesday’s siege of...
  • Donald Trump Permanently Suspended From Twitter
    2021-01-09 00:54:09 UTC

    Twitter banned President Donald Trump’s account Friday, citing “the risk of further incitement of violence.” The social platform has been under growing pressure to take further action against Trump following Wednesday’s deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Twitter initially suspended Trump’s account for 12 hours after he posted ...
  • Washington in Shock After Trump's Mob Riots
    2021-01-08 03:35:45 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With 13 days left in President Donald Trump’s term, a nation shaken by the violence carried out in his name was left wondering what he might do next, and there was open talk in Washington of trying to force him from office early. Out of sight in the White House — and <a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/news/1939...
  • US Congress Confirm Biden as Presidential Election Winner
    2021-01-07 18:08:27 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress confirmed Democrat Joe Biden as the presidential election winner early Thursday after a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep Trump in the White House. Lawmakers were r...
  • Biden: Our Democracy Is Under Unprecedented Assault
    2021-01-07 07:58:26 UTC

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden called Wednesday for the restoration of “simple decency” as a mob incited by his predecessor stormed the U.S. Capitol and delayed Congress from certifying the results of November’s election. Biden had planned to deliver a speech focused on how to revive the economy and provide financ...
  • Pro-Trump Mob Breaches U.S. Capitol, One Dead
    2021-01-07 02:11:35 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — “Where are they?” a Trump supporter demanded in a crowd of dozens roaming the halls of the Capitol, bearing Trump flags and pounding on doors. They — lawmakers, staff members and more — were hiding under tables, hunkered in lockdowns, saying prayers, and seeing the fruits of the country’s divisions up close and vio...
  • Georgia Runoff: Black Voters Carry Democrats to Victory
    2021-01-06 08:34:16 UTC

    ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs Wednesday, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the party’s reach. A pastor who spent the past 15 years leading the Atlanta church where Martin Luther King Jr. preached, Warnock defeated Republica...
  • Georgia US Senate Runoffs: Democrats Are Clear Favorites
    2021-01-06 08:34:04 UTC

    ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia officials began counting the final votes of the nation’s turbulent 2020 election season on Tuesday night as polls closed in two critical races that will determine control of the U.S. Senate and, in turn, the fate of President-elect Joe Biden’s legislative agenda. The two Senate runoff elections are leftovers f...
  • European Union Governments Approve Brexit Trade Deal
    2020-12-30 19:21:45 UTC

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union governments approved on Tuesday a trade deal regulating relations between the 27-nation bloc and Britain, paving the way for its provisional application from Jan 1, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said. The deal, which preserves Britain’s zero-tariff and zero-quota access to the EU’s single mar...
  • Studies: Vitamin D, Zinc, Quercetin Could Prevent and Treat COVID-19
    2020-12-28 19:25:25 UTC

    Should you have your vitamin D levels checked? Is taking a supplement enough to protect yourself, or at least to lower your chance of getting COVID-19? Studies reveals nine out of 10 COVID-19 deaths could have been prevented if people had adequate Vitamin D levels. Based on studies, it’s reasonable for children and adults to take an ad...