Army Overturns Convictions of Black Soldiers Charged With Mutiny in 1917 Houston Riot

The U.S. Army has overturned the convictions of 110 Black soldiers charged over a century ago with mutiny, murder and assault in a Texas riot. Nineteen of the Black Army soldiers convicted were sentenced to death and executed following the riot in 1917, when members of the 24th Infantry Regiment clashed with police and white … Read more

Police Investigate Death of Paul Kessler at Pro-Israel, Pro-Palestine Rallies

Updated Nov. 7, 2023 10:06 am ET Police are investigating the death of a 69-year-old man as a possible homicide following an altercation at dual pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian demonstrations near Los Angeles. Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said Monday it was investigating the death of Paul Kessler in the city of Thousand Oaks, Calif., and had … Read more

FDA Expands Recall of Children’s Fruit Pouches Over Possible Lead Contamination

Updated Nov. 7, 2023 8:51 am ET Federal health officials expanded a recall of children’s fruit pouches to include two more brands over fears of possible lead contamination. Grocery store chains Schnucks and Weis Markets were added to the recall after the Food and Drug Administration said certain brand-name cinnamon applesauce pouches sold in their … Read more

Stanford University Student Hurt in Possible Hate Crime 

An Arab Muslim student at Stanford University was hurt in a campus hit-and-run that California authorities are investigating as a potential hate crime, according to the university. The incident occurred Friday afternoon as the student was crossing a street on foot, Stanford’s Department of Public Safety said.  Copyright ©2023 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All … Read more

Daylight-Saving Time Is Ending. What to Know

Americans will gain one hour this weekend as daylight-saving time comes to an end in 2023.  Every fall and spring, the complaints about adjusting the clocks roll in. Copyright ©2023 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 87990cbe856818d5eddac44c7b1cdeb8

Toyota Recalls More Than 1.8 Million RAV4 SUVs Over Battery Fire Risk

Updated Nov. 2, 2023 10:29 am ET Toyota Motor is recalling more than 1.8 million RAV4 vehicles over a potential fire risk, the company said. Batteries in certain RAV4 cars from the model years 2013 to 2018 are too small which could cause them to shift during forceful turns and possibly catch fire, the carmaker … Read more

Portland Teachers Strike Closes School for Over 45,000 Students

Updated Nov. 1, 2023 7:00 pm ET Teachers in Portland, Ore., went on strike Wednesday, prompting the district to close school for more than 45,000 students. The Portland Association of Teachers said it’s the first time the union, representing more than 4,000 educators, has gone on strike. The union and Portland Public Schools have failed … Read more

Matthew Perry, ‘Friends’ Star, Is Dead at 54

In the first five minutes of the pilot episode of “Friends,” Ross is destroyed because his wife has moved out and has turned out to be a lesbian, Rachel has run out on her wedding, and Matthew Perry’s Chandler Bing has unpacked a dream: He’s back in high school, he’s in the cafeteria, he’s naked, … Read more

Manhunt Enters Third Day After Mass Shootings, Authorities Set to Search River

Updated Oct. 27, 2023 7:20 pm ET Listen to article (2 minutes) LEWISTON, Maine—Those lost in the worst mass shooting in the U.S. this year include a husband and wife in their 70s, a 14-year-old boy and his father and four deaf people who were playing in a weekly cornhole league, Maine authorities said Friday. … Read more

California Sen. Laphonza Butler Won’t Run for Office Next Year

Updated Oct. 19, 2023 5:56 pm ET California Sen. Laphonza Butler, who was appointed earlier this month to succeed the late Sen. Dianne Feinstein, won’t run for office in next year’s election. The 44-year-old Democrat said on Thursday that it may not be the decision people expected, but it was the right one for her. … Read more