A top Hillsborough County official placed responsibility for the medical care for Valley Street jail inmates on a contractor that provides physician-services after three inmates were freed over issues associated with the coronavirus.
Automakers in Japan, where almost 30% of the population is 65 or older, are taking the lead on adapting cars so the nation's legions of elderly drivers can feel more confident -- and be safer -- behind the wheel.
LONDON - Joe Biden takes office as U.S. president on Wednesday with a long list of LGBT+ policy pledges - from scrapping Donald Trump's ban on transgender military recruits to passing an anti-discrimination law.
W ith a new location and a lot more room, the Families in Transition-New Horizons food pantry hopes to soon reach its pre-coronavirus levels of serving 40 families a day, the manager of the Manchester operation said on Monday.
The idea came to Steve Schuch while planning the annual Martin Luther King Day Jr. observances in Hancock — combine “America The Beautiful” with a new chorus and verses inspired by the vision of the slain civil rights leader.
Technology company GitHub has apologized for firing a Jewish employee who cautioned his colleagues about the presence of Nazis in Washington on the day of the assault of the U.S. Capitol earlier this month, TechCrunch reported.
An Air Force veteran from Southern California and ardent conspiracy theorist bent on war against the government. An Army psychological operations officer at Ft. Bragg, N.C. A decorated, retired Air Force officer of 18 years from Texas who served in Afghanistan and Iraq.
An organization that lobbies for the rights of blind people has formed a task force and hired an outside consultant after apologizing for allegations of sexual misconduct in its programs, which surfaced in an open letter last month.
PORTSMOUTH — “Set the House on Fire Gospel Concert,” an annual Seacoast celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy, is going virtual this year, with music, guest speakers in “60 Seconds of Hope,” and a sneak peek at playwright Najee Brown’s latest work, “Stokely and Martin.”
WASHINGTON - Nearly a third of Black U.S. military servicemembers reported experiencing racial discrimination, harassment or both during a 12-month period, according to results of a long-withheld Defense Department survey that underscore concerns about racism in the ranks.
Apple Inc on Wednesday said it was putting $60 million into a fresh round of projects aimed at challenging systemic racism, including its first foray into venture capital funding to back entrepreneurs of color.
The subject of racial equity and inclusion in the city of Dover was the topic Thursday night for a newly formed committee created to identify and make recommendations to eliminate potential relics of systematic racism in municipal operations.
The goal of 'compassionate release' for incarcerated criminals may be to reduce their risk of contracting COVID. But the unintended consequence has been new risks for survivors of sexual and domestic abuse as their convicted abusers are returned to the community.
WASHINGTON - The United States' stark racial inequality was on display after a mob of predominantly white supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol with ease on Wednesday then left with few immediate consequences, according to Washington residents, activists and politicia…
One of the U.S. police officers who shot Black emergency medical technician Breonna Taylor in Louisville and the officer who prepared the warrant for the botched raid during which she was killed in her apartment have been dismissed, their union said.
The pandemic has forced many couples into demanding new routines as they attempt to incorporate working - whether at home or on the front lines - with child care and remote schooling. The results have strained relationships across the United States.
KENOSHA, Wisc. — Prosecutors on Tuesday cleared a white police officer in the Aug. 23 shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, an incident that touched off deadly street protests and inflamed racial tensions in the United States.