LANDQUART, Switzerland — Climate activists set off on a three-day hike from Landquart in eastern Switzerland to the ski resort of Davos on Sunday to draw attention to global warming at the World Economic Forum this week.
ATLANTA — The center that honors slain U.S. civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. will devote the holiday celebrating his legacy on Monday to voter education and registration, his youngest daughter said in a recent interview.
RICHMOND, Va. — The convoys and militias are coming, if social media posts are to be believed, headed to Virginia’s capital on Monday to take a stand for gun rights — or, in the words of some, to fan the flames of a civil war.
PHILADELPHIA — A tradition inspired by disappointment over the election of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency stepped off this morning on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the fourth year in a row in a presidential election year in which women are once again vying to be the first to occupy …
Organizers of a Virginia gun rally urged thousands of people to attend this Monday’s event protesting Democrats’ push to stiffen the state’s gun laws after its top court upheld the governor’s emergency ban on weapons at the rally grounds.
MANCHESTER — Anti-Semitism in New Hampshire and the state’s Jewish heritage and culture will be topics of the 18th annual Martin Luther King Jr. dinner celebration on Monday night, put on by the National Cultural Diversity Awareness Council.
MANCHESTER — Angie’s Place, the former women-only shelter operated by New Horizons, will be converted into small apartments that will be leased out to homeless people under the Housing First model, leaders of Families in Transition said Tuesday.
EACH YEAR, we announce the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). By law, federal benefits increase when the cost of living rises, as measured by the Department of Labor’s Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W). Usually, there is an increase in the benefit…
HANOVER — The former head of the Psychological and Brain Sciences Department at the center of a sexual assault and harassment lawsuit was distraught when Dartmouth College failed to clear his name, and wouldn’t let him go public with a defense, according to a story this week in the New York Times.
The Hampton School District is taking steps to prevent racial and other types of bullying following an independent administrative review of its handling of allegations involving a former Marston School student who was targeted because she’s black.
CONCORD — A mentally ill person in treatment limbo — earmarked for transfer from the prison-run Secure Psychiatric Unit but unwanted at the New Hampshire State Hospital — goes before a state judge next week, hoping to win a transfer to the state hospital.
LITCHFIELD — Although a little piece of her heart breaks every time she must say goodbye to a puppy she has trained for about a year, Noora McCormick says her work with Guiding Eyes for the Blind is overwhelmingly rewarding.
DUBAI - Iran's top rated chess champion has decided not to play for his country, Iranian news agencies reported on Tuesday, in an apparent reaction to Tehran's informal ban on competing against Israeli players.
NASHUA — Superintendent of Schools Jahmal Mosley is urging an outgoing school board member to respect black culture after the elected official said she was “free at last” following her final board meeting.
MANCHESTER — Over two days last month, half of the 10 patients being treated at the Sununu Youth Treatment Center were hospitalized for suspected overdoses — including a suspected suicide attempt — a state investigation shows.
WASHINGTON — Visitors to the White Eagle Memorial Preserve in southern Washington won’t find rows of headstones, manicured lawns or pathways to a loved one’s final resting place. Instead, they stroll through an oak and ponderosa forest set within more than a thousand acres of wilderness.