Bob McGrath, ‘Sesame Street’ legend, dies at 90
Actor, musician and children’s author widely known for his portrayal of one of the first regular characters on the children’s show “Sesame Street,” Bob McGrath, has died at the age of 90. McGrath’s passing was confirmed by his family who posted on his Facebook page on Sunday. Sesame Workshop tweeted S...
FDA Change Ushers in Cheaper, Easier-to-Get Hearing Aids
It's now a lot easier — and cheaper — for many hard-of-hearing Americans to get help.
Supreme Court Weighs ‘Most Important Case’ on Democracy
The Supreme Court is about to confront a new elections case, a Republican-led challenge asking the justices for a novel ruling that could significantly increase the power of state lawmakers over elections for Congress and the presidency.
Keep COVID Military Vaccine Mandate, Defense Chief Says
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said he wants to keep the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate in place to protect the health of the troops, as Republican governors and lawmakers press to rescind it.
US Knocked Out of World Cup, Loses to the Netherlands 3-1
Memphis Depay and Daley Blind scored in the first half and Denzel Dumfries added a late goal as the Netherlands eliminated the United States from the World Cup with a 3-1 victory that advanced the Dutch to the quarterfinals.
Both Sides See High Stakes in Gay Rights Supreme Court Case
The Supreme Court is being warned about the potentially dire consequences of a case next week involving a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for same-sex couples.
Man Charged With Threatening Doctor Over Transgender Care
Federal prosecutors have charged a Texas man with threatening a Boston physician who cares for transgender children.
Uvalde Shooting Victims Seek $27B, Class Action in Lawsuit
Victims of a Texas elementary school shooting are seeking a $27 billion class action lawsuit against city and state police, the city of Uvalde, and other school and law enforcement officials for failing to follow active shooter protocol.
Rail Workers Say Deal Won’t Resolve Quality-of-Life Concerns
Railroad workers were disappointed because they say the deals lawmakers imposed didn't do enough to address their quality of life concerns about demanding schedules and the lack of paid sick time.
G-7 joins EU on $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Group of Seven nations and Australia have joined the European Union in agreeing to a $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil. It's a key step as Western sanctions aim to reorder the global oil market to prevent price spikes and starve President Vladimir Putin of funding for his war in Ukraine. The ...