Grand Ole Opry country singer Stonewall Jackson dies at 89

Country musician Stonewall Jackson, who sang on the Grand Ole Opry for more than 50 years, died Saturday after a long battle with vascular dementia ByThe Associated Press December 5, 2021, 3:41 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country musician Stonewall Jackson, who sang on the … Read more

Anti-lockdown protesters march through Dutch city of Utrecht

Thousands of people have marched peacefully through the Dutch city of Utrecht to protest the government’s coronavirus lockdown measures By ALEKSANDAR FURTULA Associated Press December 4, 2021, 8:31 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article UTRECHT, Netherlands — Thousands of people marched peacefully through the Dutch city of Utrecht on … Read more

Indonesia’s volcano spews ash, gas, killing 1, dozens hurt

Indonesia’s highest volcano on Java island has spewed thick columns of ash, searing gas and lava down its slopes in a sudden eruption triggered by heavy rains By AGOES BASOEKI Associated Press December 4, 2021, 2:48 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LUMAJANG, Indonesia — The highest volcano on … Read more

Merkel makes final appeal to Germans to get vaccinated

Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel has made what is likely her final appeal before leaving office next week for Germans to get vaccinated against COVID-19 ByThe Associated Press December 4, 2021, 12:06 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BERLIN — Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday made what is likely … Read more

Wisconsin condo building evacuated due to structural issues

A six-story condominium building that was the subject of structural complaints dating back to June 2020 has been evacuated in a Milwaukee suburb after engineers found the structure was in imminent danger of collapsing ByThe Associated Press December 3, 2021, 11:33 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WAUKESHA, Wis. … Read more

Duggar trial focusing on computer where child porn was found

Computer forensics experts have testified that a computer used by Josh Duggar at work contained child pornography behind a partition that allowed the user to circumvent an application that monitors internet use ByThe Associated Press December 3, 2021, 10:41 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — A … Read more

US employers added a sluggish 210,000 jobs in November

America’s employers slowed the pace of their hiring in November, adding a still-solid 210,000 jobs, the fewest in nearly a year By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer December 3, 2021, 1:45 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — America’s employers slowed the pace of their hiring in November, … Read more

Murder charge for Ohio deputy in Casey Goodson Jr. shooting

The Ohio sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot Casey Goodson Jr. in the back five times has been charged with murder By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press December 2, 2021, 2:22 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot Casey Goodson Jr. in … Read more

Dems renew push for gun-control bills after Oxford shooting

LANSING, Mich. — Democrats vowed Wednesday to push new gun-control legislation and to try to revive stalled bills in Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature following a mass shooting that left four high school students dead and others with serious injuries. But GOP leaders, who have long opposed such measures and have favored looser restrictions, did not immediately … Read more

Police: FedEx packages found in woods at second Alabama site

Police say nearly two dozen FedEx packages have been found in woods along a rural Alabama road about 75 miles from a ravine where hundreds of undelivered FedEx parcels previously were discovered ByThe Associated Press December 1, 2021, 7:25 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JEMISON, Ala. — Nearly … Read more