• Anne Garrels September 7, 2022 8:49 pm

    Anne Garrels, War Correspondent and Pioneering Journalist, Dies at 71

    Renowned international war correspondent and pioneering journalist Anne Garrels has passed away, her family confirmed to NBC Connecticut. A Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame inductee, Garrels’ incredible career took her to the front lines around the globe for NBC News, ABC News and NPR, blazing a path for women in broadcasting while shining a light on some of the...

  • Julian Assange August 11, 2021 10:06 pm

    US Granted More Grounds to Appeal on Assange Extradition

    Britain’s High Court has granted U.S. authorities permission to expand their grounds for appealing an earlier U.K. court decision to block the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, where he is wanted on espionage charges.

  • Technology June 16, 2021 6:54 am

    Elizabeth Holmes' Attorneys Concerned About Finding Unbiased Jurors

    Holmes is facing federal charges in connection with wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud regarding her now defunct healthcare tech start-up, Theranos.

  • Iowa March 10, 2021 5:17 pm

    Journalist Acquitted in Iowa Case Seen as Attack on Press

    Jurors have acquitted an Iowa journalist who was pepper-sprayed and arrested by police while covering a protest, in a case that critics have derided as an attack on press freedoms

  • Iran June 30, 2020 10:37 pm

    Iran Journalist Who Fueled 2017 Protests Sentenced to Death

    Iran has sentenced to death a journalist whose online work helped inspire the 2017 economic protests and who returned from exile to Tehran

  • Philippines June 15, 2020 6:46 am

    Philippine Journalist Convicted of Libel, Given 6-Year Term

    Journalist Maria Ressa has been convicted of libel in a Philippine court decision called a blow to press freedom in an Asian bastion of democracy

  • protests June 1, 2020 12:05 pm

    Journalists Tear Gassed, Hit With Rubber Bullets During Protests

    Journalists covering the nationwide protests against police brutality have been targets of police themselves, with law enforcement tear gassing, shooting at and arresting reporters and leaving one journalist permanently blind.

  • journalist May 31, 2020 11:36 pm

    More Journalists Injured Covering George Floyd Protests

    In the past 48 hours of protests surrounding the death of George Floyd, journalists covering the story have become targets for protesters and police in cities across the country.

  • Massachusetts November 16, 2019 10:42 pm

    Elizabeth Banks Fan Buys Out ‘Charlie's Angels' Screening in Her Hometown

    Journalist and Twitter personality Yashar Ali announced Saturday that he bought out a Sunday screening of “Charlie’s Angels” in Pittsfield— and the tickets are free to the public. In a series of tweets, Ali explained that he bought out three showings at three different theaters across the country, each in a city with ties to Elizabeth Banks, who wrote, directed,...

  • United States November 7, 2019 7:42 am

    US: Saudis Recruited Twitter Workers to Spy on Critics

    The Saudi government, frustrated by growing criticism of its leaders and policies on social media, recruited two Twitter employees to gather confidential personal information on thousands of accounts that included prominent opponents, prosecutors alleged Wednesday. The complaint unsealed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco detailed a coordinated effort by Saudi government officials to recruit employees at the social media...

  • Boston November 4, 2019 5:55 pm

    Marine Who Crawled Across Boston Finish Line Completes NYC

    The U.S. Marine who captured hearts across the country at the end of this year’s Boston Marathon has now completed the New York City Marathon. Micah Herndon ran so hard in Boston that he had to crawl across the finish line on Boylston Street in April. He’d been running in honors of two friends and a journalist who were...

  • Associated Press November 4, 2019 6:45 am

    India's Capital Restricts Cars as People Choke in Dirty Air

    New Delhi restricted many private vehicles from the roads Monday to try to lessen pollution as people gasped and their eyes burned in toxic smog that exacerbated a public health crisis. The “odd-even” scheme will restrict private vehicles with odd-number license plates to driving on odd dates while even-numbered plates are allowed on even-numbered dates. It was begun days after...

  • Boston November 4, 2019 5:56 pm

    Marine Who Crawled Across Boston Marathon Finish Line Runs NYC Marathon

    The New York City Marathon brings thousands of runners from around the world to the Empire State, but there’s one runner that’s very special to those in Boston. It’s impossible to forget the image of U.S. Marine Micah Herndon crawling across this year’s Boston Marathon finish line. His Boston moment was so moving that he was offered a spot in...

  • China November 3, 2019 10:06 am

    Saudi Arabia Formally Starts IPO of State-Run Oil Firm Aramco

    Saudi Arabia formally began an initial public offering Sunday of a sliver of oil giant Saudi Aramco after years of delay, hoping international and local investors will pay billions of dollars for a stake in the kingdom’s crown jewels. An approval by Saudi Arabia’s Capital Market Authority served as the starting gun for an IPO promised by Crown Prince Mohammed...

  • China November 3, 2019 10:06 am

    Saudi Arabia Formally Starts IPO of State-Run Oil Firm Aramco

    Saudi Arabia formally began an initial public offering Sunday of a sliver of oil giant Saudi Aramco after years of delay, hoping international and local investors will pay billions of dollars for a stake in the kingdom’s crown jewels. An approval by Saudi Arabia’s Capital Market Authority served as the starting gun for an IPO promised by Crown Prince Mohammed...

  • President November 2, 2019 6:09 am

    Chile Backs Away From Tax Breaks on the Rich Amid Protests

    Chile’s government said on Friday that it is backing away from a plan to cut corporate taxes following two weeks of protests fed by anger of inequality. Tens of thousands were demonstrating again Friday in the capital, continuing protests that have shaken the country and forced the cancellation of two major international summits that had been scheduled for Santiago. Small...

  • New York October 26, 2019 7:21 pm

    Prince's Anticipated, Posthumous Memoir Is Ready For Fans

    Panic, joy, shock: Dan Piepenbring felt them all when Prince plucked him to collaborate on his first memoir, followed by more shock and profound sadness at news of the superstar’s death while the book was in its early stages. Though the project was thrown into chaos when Prince died on April 21, 2016, of an accidental drug overdose, his estate...

  • Reporter October 27, 2019 4:46 pm

    In Apple TV's ‘Morning Show,' Women Rebel, Men Misbehave

    “The Morning Show” started life as a behind-the-scenes peek at a slice of network TV as familiar and routine as a wake-up cup of coffee. Then shocking revelations of sexual misconduct engulfed NBC’s “Today” and beyond, and the story changed. The 10-part drama series, part of the first wave of shows launching the Apple TV Plus streaming service Nov. 1,...

  • Massachusetts October 24, 2019 5:46 am

    Framingham State University Dorm Renamed for First African American Female Graduate

    A dormitory at Framingham State University in Massachusetts will soon be renamed in honor of the school’s first African American woman to graduate. Metro West Daily News reports the state’s Board of Higher Education supported a proposal Tuesday to rename North Hall in honor of abolitionist and journalist Mary Miles Bibb.

  • New York October 22, 2019 5:59 pm

    Anonymous Trump Official Writing ‘Unprecedented' Inside Take

    The Trump administration official who wrote an anonymous essay about resistance from the inside has a book deal. The book, titled “A Warning”, will come out Nov. 19, The Hachette Book Group imprint Twelve announced Tuesday. It will likely set off the biggest Washington guessing game since “Primary Colors,” the fictionalized take on Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign that turned...

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