Thursday, January 27, 2022
Jan. 27, 2022

Linkedin Pinterest

Nation & World

Peter Robbins, original voice of Peanuts’ Charlie Brown character, dies at 65

January 26, 2022, 8:34pm Entertainment

Actor Peter Robbins, the original voice of beloved Peanuts character Charlie Brown, has died. He was 65. Read story

South Korean army soldiers are seen in Paju, near the border with North Korea, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022. North Korea on Thursday fired at least two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea in its sixth round of weapons launches this month, South Korea's military said.

North Korea fires 2 suspected missiles in 6th launch in 2022

South Korean army soldiers are seen in Paju, near the border with North Korea, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022. North Korea on Thursday fired at least two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea in its sixth round of weapons launches this month, South Korea's military said.

January 26, 2022, 8:28pm Nation & World

North Korea on Thursday fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea in its sixth round of weapons launches this month, South Korea’s military said. Read story

FILE - A boy plays with a broken sword, at al-Hol camp, which houses families of members of the Islamic State group, in Hasakeh province, Syria, May 1, 2021.  Hundreds of minors are believed to be holed up in Gweiran Prison, which has been at the center of an ongoing violent standoff between Islamic State group militants and U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters after IS fighters stormed the prison on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. A distressing series of voice notes sent by an Australian teenager from the prison in northeast Syria underscores the plight of thousands of forgotten children that remain trapped in detention facilities in Syria and Iraq.

EXPLAINER: Who are the kids trapped in Syria prison attack?

FILE - A boy plays with a broken sword, at al-Hol camp, which houses families of members of the Islamic State group, in Hasakeh province, Syria, May 1, 2021.  Hundreds of minors are believed to be holed up in Gweiran Prison, which has been at the center of an ongoing violent standoff between Islamic State group militants and U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters after IS fighters stormed the prison on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. A distressing series of voice notes sent by an Australian teenager from the prison in northeast Syria underscores the plight of thousands of forgotten children that remain trapped in detention facilities in Syria and Iraq.

January 26, 2022, 6:49pm Nation & World

A distressing series of voice notes sent by an Australian teenager from a prison in northeast Syria underscores the plight of thousands of forgotten children who remain trapped in detention facilities in Syria and Iraq. Read story

Crews make progress on blaze near Big Sur

January 26, 2022, 6:18pm Nation & World

Evacuation orders were lifted for hundreds of people and Highway 1 was reopened Wednesday after firefighters contained 55 percent of the Colorado Fire, which was sparked along the Big Sur coast Friday, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Read story

FILE - A driver places a swab into a vial at a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in the parking lot of the Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa., Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. A requirement to get vaccinated against COVID-19 kicks in Thursday, Jan. 27,  for millions of health care workers in about half the states.

Vaccine mandate to kick in for first wave of health workers

FILE - A driver places a swab into a vial at a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in the parking lot of the Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa., Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. A requirement to get vaccinated against COVID-19 kicks in Thursday, Jan. 27,  for millions of health care workers in about half the states.

January 26, 2022, 3:55pm Nation & World

Health care workers in about half the states face a Thursday deadline to get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine under a Biden administration mandate that will be rolled out across the rest of the country in the coming weeks. Read story

Johnson refuses to quit as he awaits lockdown parties probe

January 26, 2022, 3:54pm Nation & World

Boris Johnson batted away calls from opposition Labour Party Leader Keir Starmer to resign over allegations of rule-breaking parties at Downing Street during lockdown. Read story

FILE - The Congregation Beth Israel synagogue is shown, Jan. 16, 2022, in Colleyville, Texas. A Texas man has been charged with a federal gun crime after authorities say he sold a gun to a man who held four hostages inside the synagogue before being fatally shot by the FBI, the Justice Department said Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022.

Feds accuse Texas man of selling gun used to take hostages

FILE - The Congregation Beth Israel synagogue is shown, Jan. 16, 2022, in Colleyville, Texas. A Texas man has been charged with a federal gun crime after authorities say he sold a gun to a man who held four hostages inside the synagogue before being fatally shot by the FBI, the Justice Department said Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022.

January 26, 2022, 3:53pm Nation & World

A Texas man has been charged with a federal gun crime after authorities say he sold a gun to a man who held four hostages inside a Texas synagogue earlier this month before being fatally shot by the FBI, the Justice Department said Wednesday. Read story

FILE - Kansas state Sens. Caryn Tyson, left, R-Parker, and Mark Steffen, right, R-Hutchinson, confer, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan., Feb. 4, 2021. Steffen, also is a physician, said Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022, he's been under investigation by the state medical board for more than a year over his public comments about COVID-19, dating back even to late 2020, before he was in the Legislature. He also said he's written prescriptions for the parasitic worm treatment ivermectin as a treatment for COVID-19.

Pro-ivermectin Kansas doctor-lawmaker under investigation

FILE - Kansas state Sens. Caryn Tyson, left, R-Parker, and Mark Steffen, right, R-Hutchinson, confer, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan., Feb. 4, 2021. Steffen, also is a physician, said Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022, he's been under investigation by the state medical board for more than a year over his public comments about COVID-19, dating back even to late 2020, before he was in the Legislature. He also said he's written prescriptions for the parasitic worm treatment ivermectin as a treatment for COVID-19.

January 26, 2022, 3:52pm Nation & World

A Kansas doctor-lawmaker who has prescribed a parasitic worm treatment for COVID-19 symptoms acknowledged Wednesday that the state medical board has been investigating him since the summer of 2020. Read story

Sarah Kelly is shown Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, in Huntington, W.Va. After struggling with an opioid addiction most of her life, Kelly has been in recovery since October 2019. As a federal judge mulls a decision in a lawsuit filed by the city of Huntington and Cabell County over the role of three pharmaceutical companies in the local opioid crisis, Kelly said there are many recovery programs that could benefit if the plaintiffs prevail.

An opioid-ravaged West Virginia town awaits trial verdict

Sarah Kelly is shown Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, in Huntington, W.Va. After struggling with an opioid addiction most of her life, Kelly has been in recovery since October 2019. As a federal judge mulls a decision in a lawsuit filed by the city of Huntington and Cabell County over the role of three pharmaceutical companies in the local opioid crisis, Kelly said there are many recovery programs that could benefit if the plaintiffs prevail.

January 26, 2022, 2:45pm Nation & World

Sarah Kelly recalls the fleeting moments when she reached out for help during a decadeslong opioid addiction, only to find out no residential treatment beds were available in an overloaded system in her corner of West Virginia. Read story

FILE In this image from police body cam video, Minneapolis police officers attempt to place George Floyd in a police vehicle, on May 25, 2020, outside Cup Foods in Minneapolis. Prosecutors played videos from the scene of Floyd's arrest Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 at the federal civil rights trial of three former Minneapolis police officers accused of violating Floyd's civil rights as fellow Officer Derek Chauvin killed him.

Paramedic says he wasn’t told George Floyd wasn’t breathing

FILE In this image from police body cam video, Minneapolis police officers attempt to place George Floyd in a police vehicle, on May 25, 2020, outside Cup Foods in Minneapolis. Prosecutors played videos from the scene of Floyd's arrest Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 at the federal civil rights trial of three former Minneapolis police officers accused of violating Floyd's civil rights as fellow Officer Derek Chauvin killed him.

January 26, 2022, 11:59am Nation & World

A paramedic who treated George Floyd on the day he was killed testified Wednesday at the federal civil rights trial of three former Minneapolis police officers that he wasn't told Floyd wasn't breathing and had no pulse when officers upgraded the urgency of an ambulance call. Read story