Playwright, poet and author Ntozake Shange, whose most acclaimed theater piece is the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf,” died Saturday, according to her daughter. She was 70.
ELKO — A Utah miner died after a roof collapsed at a Nevada gold mine.
A federal appeals court has revived a challenge to a company’s right to mine uranium near the Grand Canyon. The company’s claim was grandfathered in when new regulations were put in place by the Obama administration.
Saudi Arabia’s top diplomat said Saturday that the global outcry and media focus on the killing of a Saudi journalist earlier this month has become “hysterical” as he urged the public to wait for the results of an investigation before ascribing blame to the kingdom’s top leadership.
Approaching the 10th anniversary of the “Miracle on the Hudson,” Pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and air traffic controller Pat Harten will meet at the finish line of the New York City Marathon.
Two Memphis fire stations are fostering dogs in a pilot program with Memphis Animal Services that is drawing inquiries from other fire departments and requests from other firehouses in the city. The stay at the fire stations could be two to three weeks before the dogs are transported to other cities for adoption there.
Cesar Sayoc is an amateur body builder and former stripper, a loner with a long arrest record who showed little interest in politics until Donald Trump came along.
Hundreds of Mexican federal officers carrying plastic shields blocked a Central American caravan from advancing toward the United States on Saturday, after a group of several thousand migrants turned down the chance to apply for refugee status and obtain a Mexican offer of benefits.
A 45-year-old North Texas man is suing the Tom Thumb supermarket chain after allegedly being hit in the head with a wine bottle by an employee.
People with knowledge of the investigation are telling The Associated Press that at least 10 people have died in the shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue.