The Tanglewood Festival Chorus performs during rehearsals for the annual Fourth of July Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, Sunday, July 3, 2022, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Sunday, July 03, 2022
Wednesday, March 02, 2022
WASHINGTON — Addressing a concerned nation and anxious world, President Joe Biden vowed in his first State of the Union address Tuesday night to check Russian aggression in Ukraine, tame soaring U.S. inflation and deal with the fading but still dangerous coronavirus.
The Associated Press is fact-checking President Joe Biden’s first State of the Union speech as he grapples with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a stalled domestic agenda and the lingering COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, February 24, 2022
KYIV, Ukraine — Russia launched a wide-ranging attack on Ukraine on Thursday, hitting cities and bases with airstrikes or shelling, as civilians piled into trains and cars to flee. Ukraine's government said Russian tanks and troops rolled across the border in what it called a “full-scale war…
Wednesday, February 02, 2022
WASHINGTON — Pfizer on Tuesday asked the U.S. to authorize extra-low doses of its COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5, potentially opening the way for the very youngest Americans to start receiving shots as early as March.
Sunday, December 05, 2021
TOPEKA, Kan. — Bob Dole, who overcame disabling war wounds to become a sharp-tongued Senate leader from Kansas, a Republican presidential candidate and then a symbol and celebrant of his dwindling generation of World War II veterans, has died. He was 98.
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden signed his hard-fought $1 trillion infrastructure deal into law Monday before a bipartisan, celebratory crowd on the White House lawn, declaring that the new infusion of cash for roads, bridges, ports and more is going to make life “change for the better” for…
Monday, November 01, 2021
The North Carolina Association of District Court Judges selected Pitt County Chief District Court Judge G. Galen Braddy as its president during its Oct. 22-24 Fall 2021 Convention.
Saturday, September 11, 2021
TARBORO — Twenty years ago today, Inez Ribustello should have been at work on her job as beverage director for Windows on the World, the restaurant on the 107th floor in the World Trade Center’s north tower.
EDENTON — The shock Anne-Marie Knighton felt upon first learning of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, deepened when she heard about the death of Father Mychal Judge.
Monday, July 05, 2021
SURFSIDE, Fla. — Demolition crews set off explosives late Sunday to bring down the damaged remaining portion of a collapsed South Florida condo building, a key step to resuming the search for victims as rescuers possibly gain access to new areas of the rubble.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
WASHINGTON — Split along party lines, the House launched an investigation of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection on Wednesday, approving a special committee to probe the violent attack as police officers who were injured fighting former President Donald Trump’s supporters watched from the galler…
Thursday, January 21, 2021
WASHINGTON — Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” and summoning American resilience and unity to confront the deeply divided nation’s historic confluence of crises.