Miss seeing bluebloods in the men’s Final Four? Don’t complain, just embrace it.

HOUSTON — At some point Sunday, the numbers will start coming in to show how many Americans watched the men’s Final Four. They probably won’t be great. Newsflash: A Final Four with Florida Atlantic, San Diego State, Miami and UConn, four coaches who aren’t household names and no projected first-round NBA draft picks is unlikely … Read more

Amid seedy but simple allegations, critics decry the case as politically motivated

The first-ever criminal charges against a former US president investigated some seedy allegations – namely, hiding payoffs to sex workers – and that’s made it easier for Donald Trump, his allies and rivals alike to criticize the case as politically motivated. But legal experts say the indictment Thursday likely provides the simplest set of allegations … Read more

Where did COVID-19 come from? Pressure mounts to find the answer

A medical staff member treats a patient infected by the COVID-19 at a hospital in Wuhan, China, Feb. 22, 2020. (STR/AFP via Getty Images) WASHINGTON — With tensions between the United States and China deepening, the question of how and where the coronavirus originated remains an intense point of contention, especially as the “lab leak” … Read more

Racism charges fly at House hearing on coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Science author Nicholas Wade came to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify at a Republican panel on the origins of the coronavirus, but he was instead confronted with questions about “A Troublesome Inheritance,” his controversial 2014 book on race and genetics, which Democrats noted had been endorsed by the notorious racist and antisemite … Read more

With 2024 looming, how long can President Biden stay silent on Trump’s indictment?

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden isn’t usually one to hold back his feelings. But when reporters asked the president Friday about his predecessor’s indictment, he had nothing to say. “I have no comment on that,” Biden said. “No. I’m not going to talk about the Trump indictment,” when asked again. “I have no comment on Trump,” … Read more

Bicyclists are getting killed on American streets, and they want Congress to fix it

Cyclists ride past the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on April 27, 2021.Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images Bicyclists from all over the country came to DC this week to lobby Congress. They’re asking for e-bike tax credits and road safety funding, among other things. US roads have gotten much deadlier in recent years as biking has boomed. … Read more

score and latest updates from the Premier League

Arsenal vs Leeds United live: score and latest updates from the Premier League – Matthew Childs/Reuters 03:07 PM 7 min: Arsenal 0 Leeds 0 Odegaard’s loose pass is picked off by Summerville who drives forward and tackles to the right from the center. White comes all the way over from left-back to first stall him … Read more