Tropical Storm Florence death toll climbs

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE The death toll from Tropical Storm Florence rose to 41 even as cleanup was well underway and leaders in impacted areas prepared to ask the federal government for what could amount to billions of dollars […]

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Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dead at 61

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, the country’s second in command after the Communist party’s leader, died Friday of a serious illness, the government said. He was 61. The website statement said Quang […]

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Facebook to scale back campaign ’embeds’

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Facebook said on Thursday it would cut back the on-site support staff that in the past it has provided to political campaigns including President Donald Trump’s in 2016. Brad Parscale, the campaign manager for Trump’s […]

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Suge Knight makes plea deal in friend’s death

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Fallen rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight agreed in court Thursday to plead guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the death of a friend near a promotional video shoot for the movie “Straight Outta Compton” The agreement […]

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