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- Civil rights lawyers stake claim in Confederate statue caseRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A national civil rights group has warned the leaders of the University of North Carolina that they should reconsider a $2.5 million settlement involving a statue of a Confederate soldier that protesters toppled last year at the system’s flagship campus. In a letter sent to the attorney who represented the UNC […] ..... Read More.27 mins ago
- Experts warn banning all vaping could drive people back to smoking Public health experts from three top US universities warn that, just like attempts to outlaw alcohol, broad-sweeping bans on e-cigarettes would only push former smokers back into Big Tobacco's arms. ..... Read More.31 mins ago
- Senate OKs Trump’s FDA nominee despite unclear vaping agendaWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed Dr. Stephen Hahn to lead the Food and Drug Administration despite concerns about how he will confront the growing problem of underage vaping. Hahn, a cancer specialist and hospital executive, won confirmation to the role of FDA commissioner with a vote of 72-18. The move comes as […] ..... Read More.32 mins ago
- Paul Manafort earned respect behind bars for not ‘snitching’ on TrumpBill Mersey spent three weeks as Paul Manafort's cellmate after he was transferred to New York's MCC this summer. He revealed Manafort was a tough guy and didn't own his crime. ..... Read More.32 mins ago
- Journalist’s cancer reporting may have saved herCancer was the last thing on NBC correspondent Kristen Dahlgren's mind. ..... Read More.33 mins ago
- ICE conducting search warrants at sites in Atlanta areaATLANTA (AP) — Federal agents executed search warrants at multiple branches of a Hispanic grocery chain in the Atlanta area on Thursday, an official said. Agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement were working with the IRS in its operations at Super Mercado Jalisco locations, said ICE spokesman Lindsay Williams. He did not release any […] ..... Read More.33 mins ago