NEWS

R. Kelly’s Federal Trial Is In The Hands Of The Jury
ARTS
Anastasia Tsioulcas, Andrew Limbong | September 24, 2021
A courtroom sketch shows R. Kelly telling Judge Ann M. Donnelly he won't take the stand in his own defense.Elizabeth Williams | AP Editor's note: This report includes allegations of sexual and physical abuse. It has been six weeks of hearing from accusers, former employees and expert witnesses. Now the ...
What’s Making Us Happy: A Guide For Your Weekend Watching, Listening And Reading
NEWS
Linda Holmes, Glen Weldon, Cate Young | September 24, 2021
Noel, Prue, Paul and Matt with the bakers. The new season of The Great British Baking Show is on Netflix now.Mark Bourdillon/Love Productions Emmy week is over, which means it can't be all that long until ... Oscars week? (Don't worry, it's still quite a while.) While you wait, we've ...
Coronavirus FAQ: Is There An App That’ll Prove I’m Vaccinated, Or Is Paper The Best?
HEALTH
Sheila Mulrooney Eldred | September 24, 2021
A stack of COVID-19 vaccination record cards from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They provide proof that you've had your shot — but aren't exactly wallet size at 4 by 3 inches.Ben Hasty | MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle (Pa.) via Getty Images) Each week, we answer frequently asked questions ...
ABC’s New ‘Wonder Years’ Succeeds By Centering A Black Family In History
ARTS
Eric Deggans | September 24, 2021
Laura Kariuki, Elisha Williams, Saycon Sengbloh and Dule Hill star as the Williams family.Erika Doss | ABC Experienced critics know: sometimes it pays to be skeptical of TV show revivals that try to make an old series feel fresh by changing the race of the main characters.But ABC's Black-centered reimagining ...
Japan’s Outspoken, U.S.-Educated Vaccine Minister Wants To Be The Next Prime Minister
WORLD
Anthony Kuhn | September 24, 2021
Taro Kono, a candidate of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and currently the minister in charge of vaccinations, delivers a speech in Tokyo on Sept. 17.Yoshikazu Tsuno | AP SEOUL — The race to become Japan's next leader looks like a tossup. In the nearly half-century that Tokyo-based journalist Hiroshi ...
Biden Says He Plans To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot
HEALTH
Elena Moore | September 24, 2021
President Biden speaks about the COVID-19 response and vaccinations at the White House on Friday.Patrick Semansky | AP President Biden says he will get a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as he can, urging Americans also eligible to do the same. He praised the CDC's decision to ...
Haitian Migrants Have Now Been Cleared From Del Rio Border Camp, U.S. Says
POLITICS
Bill Chappell | September 24, 2021
U.S. Border Patrol agents on horseback block migrants crossing the Rio Grande on Sunday near the Del Rio-Acuña Port of Entry in Texas. Horse patrols at that part of the border have been suspended, the White House press secretary says.Eric Thayer | Bloomberg via Getty Images Updated September 24, 2021 ...
CIA Recalls Vienna Station Chief In Move Related To Handling Of ‘Havana Syndrome’
WORLD
Greg Myre | September 24, 2021
CIA Director William Burns has ramped up efforts to determine the cause of "Havana syndrome," a combination of ailments that have afflicted U.S. intelligence officers and diplomats in recent years. A growing number of cases have been reported in Vienna in recent months.Ian Morton | NPR The CIA has removed ...
Ancient Footprints Suggest Humans Lived In The Americas Earlier Than Once Thought
SCIENCE
Scott Neuman | September 24, 2021
Fossilized human footprints shown at the White Sands National Park in New Mexico. According to a report published in the journal Science, the impressions indicate that early humans were walking across North America around 23,000 years ago.National Park Service via AP The question of when humans first migrated to North ...
Booster Shots Are Coming. Here’s How To Figure Out If You Need One
NATIONAL
Michaeleen Doucleff, Carmel Wroth | September 24, 2021
The U.S. is preparing for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, though exactly who needs one is not entirely clear.Emily Elconin | Getty Images For the past several weeks, Dr. Boghuma Titanji has been swamped with questions about COVID-19 vaccine boosters. Even the experts seem confused, she says. "I'm even getting questions ...