Paratrooper from New York dies during training at Fort Bragg

Gansevoort, New York, native Spc. Abigail Jenks was part of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. She was conducting a static-line jump from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Sicily Drop Zone on Fort Bragg, North Carolina when the accident happened.

Sen. Tim Scott to deliver GOP response to Biden's first speech to Congress

Sen. Tim Scott, R-SC, will deliver the Republican Party’s response following President Biden’s first speech to a joint session of Congress on April 28, GOP leadership said on Thursday.

Knicks win 8th in row, top Hawks 137-127 OT as Randle soars

Julius Randle had 40 points and 10 rebounds to lead New York to a 137-127 overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night, the Knicks' NBA-best eighth straight win.

Chicago man shot at National Guard troops in Minneapolis amid Chauvin trial, prosecutors say

Minnesota prosecutors filed multiple charges Wednesday against a man accused of opening fire on National Guard soldiers stationed in Minneapolis as part of efforts to maintain the peace following the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial. 

Hawaii man receives third Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine dose in booster study: report

A Hawaii man participating in a Pfizer-led study looking at third doses of its COVID-19 vaccine as booster shots says he joined the trial to help others, according to a local report.

Michigan Gov. Whitmer lied about travels before Florida trip revealed: 'I was here in town the whole time'

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lied about not traveling out of state in a podcast interview last week, saying she was "here in town the whole time."

West Virginia coal miners blast Biden's green energy push, says they’re ‘bracing for the worst’

West Virginia coal miners ripped President Biden’s green energy push and said they’re “skeptical” those jobs even exist.

CNN guest suggests a social worker could have prevented Ma’Khia Bryant shooting

A CNN guest suggested on Thursday that a social worker could have prevented the fatal police shooting of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant in Columbus, Ohio and the liberal network’s anchors didn’t bother to ask how one could have intervened.

Longhorn Band will be required to play 'The Eyes of Texas'

The University of Texas has announced that its traditional marching and pep bands will be required to play “The Eyes of Texas” when they return to performing, but a new band will also be created that won't play the school song with racist elements in its past.

Donovan McNabb says Black quarterbacks are evaluated differently during NFL Draft process

Donovan McNabb is arguably the greatest quarterback in Philadelphia Eagles history, and he’s one of the best Black signal-callers to ever play in the NFL.