MEXICO CITY (AP) — In a camp at the U.S.-Mexico border, some asylum seekers were told by officials that the U.S. government may reopen their cases and they would eventually be able to enter the U.S. to wait out the asylum process.
LAS VEGAS — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has signed an emergency order adjusting the minimum distance between performers and audience members that previously challenged the return of productions in Las Vegas.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Dozens of people gathered in front of the Minnesota governor’s mansion on Saturday to demand accountability for police officers, days before a former Minneapolis officer is scheduled to go on trial in the death of George Floyd.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions were raw ahead of midnight as Republican leader Mitch McConnell rose in the Senate for the purpose of publicly ridiculing Majority Leader Chuck Schumer over the daylong delay as Democrats argued among themselves over the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 rescue package.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An exhausted Senate narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Saturday as President Joe Biden and his Democratic allies notched a victory they called crucial for hoisting the country out of the pandemic and economic doldrums.
ANNAPOLIS (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says the state has administered 50,000 vaccines in a single day for the first time.
PLAINS OF UR, Iraq (AP) — Pope Francis walked through a narrow alley in Iraq’s holy city of Najaf for a historic meeting with the country’s top Shiite cleric Saturday, and together they delivered a powerful message of peaceful coexistence in a country still reeling from back-to-back conflict…
NEW YORK (AP) — Amanda Gorman, the 22-year-old poet who captured hearts at the inauguration of President Joe Biden, posted to social media that she was followed home by a security guard who demanded to know where she lived because she “looked suspicious.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have one goal for President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package: erode public support for the rescue plan by portraying it as too big, too bloated and too much wasteful public spending for a pandemic that’s almost over.
FROSTBURG — A runaway tractor-trailer struck two vehicles on Frostburg’s Main Street Friday afternoon, but reportedly negotiated the length of the city street without striking anything or anyone else, eventually coming to rest when the driver drove into a ditch to stop the vehicle on the eas…
JUNCTION, W.Va. — Two Mineral County residents were killed and a third seriously injured when their pickup collided with a tractor-trailer Thursday on U.S. Route 50 in Hampshire County, according to West Virginia State Police.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has long proclaimed itself “Almost Heaven,” a nod to a song and soaring mountaintop vistas. Now some joke the state name-checked in “Take Me Home, Country Roads” could take things up a notch as Democratic U.S. Sen Joe Manchin bargains his way through Congress.
Mountain Ridge’s Peyton Miller (72) fights off Allegany’s Joe Court (75) as he goes after ball carrier Braylon White (32) Friday during their high school football game at Greenway Avenue Stadium. It was the first game at the city field since Halloween. Mountain Ridge won, 28-14. See Sports, 1B.
WASHINGTON — Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin struck a deal late Friday over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a nine-hour logjam that had stalled the party’s showpiece $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.
It was Andrew Cuomo’s Emmy-winning performance: daily televised coronavirus briefings in which the New York governor projected competence and compassion, helping to calm a nervous nation.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia environmental authorities said Friday that they are investigating the cause of highly acidic water flowing from a former mine complex to waterways in northern Preston County.
A groundbreaking package of police reform legislation has been passed by the Maryland Senate and now heads to the House of Delegates for hearings and approval.
A bill in the Maryland Senate would reform a commission to reflect the diversity within the state and expand to help vulnerable communities affected by environmental justice issues.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a surprisingly robust 379,000 jobs last month in a sign the economy is strengthening as virus cases drop, vaccinations ramp up, Americans spend more and states ease business restrictions.
More than 27 million Americans fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will have to keep waiting for guidance from federal health officials for what they should and shouldn’t do.
CUMBERLAND — The Cumberland Fire Department responded to 467 incidents in the month of February, an average of more than 16 calls per day, according to Chief Donnie Dunn.
This Week's Circulars
- Mulch plant employee dies in industrial accident
- UPDATE: Runaway truck hits two cars in Frostburg
- Hardware store owners to retire after 35 years
- Two Mineral County residents killed in head-on U.S. 50 crash
- City woman faces attempted murder charges
- 17-year cicadas to emerge from underground in May
- UPDATE: Interstate reopens after being closed by crash
- Carpendale resident displaced by fire
- Sheetz to build W.Va. distribution depot, bring 30 jobs
- California crash kills 13 of 25 people crammed into SUV