Image

2:34 AM / Sunday January 24, 2021

Week In Review

Trump’s $2,000 checks stall in Senate as GOP blocks vote

December 31, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., removes his face mask as he arrives for a news conference with other Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. (Tom Brenner/Pool via AP) By Lisa Mascaro And Jill Colvin ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump’s push for bigger $2,000 COVID-19…

Read More

Nashville bomber left hints of trouble, but motive elusive

December 31, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Nashville Police officers Brenna Hosey, left, and James Wells embrace after speaking at a news conference Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The two officers are part of a group of officers credited with evacuating people before an explosion took place in downtown Nashville early Christmas morning. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) By Kimberlee…

Read More

Hacked networks will need to be burned ‘down to the ground’

December 24, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: FireEye offices in Milpitas, Calif. Experts say it’s going to take months to kick elite hackers widely believed to be Russian out of U.S. government networks. The hackers have been quietly rifling through those networks for months in Washington’s worst cyberespionage failure on record. FireEye is the cybersecurity company that discovered the worst-ever…

Read More

Congress approves $900B COVID relief bill, sending to Trump

December 24, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Rep. Dean Phillips, D-Minn., holds up images of people in America standing in food distribution lines, as he speaks during a news conference with the Problem Solvers Caucus, Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congressional leaders have hashed out a massive, year-end catchall bill that combines $900 billion in COVID-19…

Read More

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2020

December 23, 2020

By Bernard McGhee associated press In a year defined by a devastating pandemic, the world lost iconic defenders of civil rights, great athletes and entertainers who helped define their genres. Many of their names hold a prominent place in the collective consciousness — RBG, Kobe, Maradona, Eddie Van Halen, Little Richard, Sean Connery, Alex Trebek,…

Read More

Maryland family sues after Black man died in police custody

December 23, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Antone Black, left, and his wife, Jennell, pose for a photograph after an interview with The Associated Press in their home in Greensboro, Md. Their son Anton Black, 19, died after a struggle with three officers and a civilian outside the home in September 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) ASSOCIATED PRESS  BALTIMORE — The…

Read More

Hundreds of Nigerian students missing after attack on school

December 17, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: People gather inside the Government Science Secondary School in Kankara, Nigeria, Saturday Dec. 12, 2020. Nigerian police say that hundreds of students are missing after gunmen attacked the secondary school in the country’s northwestern Katsina state. Katsina State police spokesman Gambo Isah said in a statement that the Government Science Secondary School in…

Read More

Minnesota juvenile lifer walks free after 18 years in prison

December 17, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Myon Burrell is released from Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, in Bayport, Minn. Minnesota’s pardon board on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, commuted the sentence of Burrell, a Black man who was sent to prison for life as a teen in a high-profile murder case that raised questions about the integrity of…

Read More

Rashida Jones replaces Phil Griffin as MSNBC president

December 11, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: In this combination photo, Phil Griffin, left, speaks at the NBC Universal summer press tour, Aug. 2, 2011, in Beverly Hills, Calif., and Rashida Jones poses for a portrait. Griffin is stepping down after 12 years as MSNBC president and will be replaced by Rashida Jones, who has been head of breaking news…

Read More

US lawmakers unveil anti-slavery constitutional amendment

December 11, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Members of the Maricopa County DUI chain gang. (AP Photo/Matt York) By Aaron Morrison ASSOCIATED PRESS  NEW YORK — National lawmakers introduced a joint resolution Wednesday aimed at striking language from the U.S. Constitution that enshrines a form of slavery in America’s foundational documents. The resolution, spearheaded and supported by Democratic members of…

Read More

Recent News

Sports

Baseball legend Hank Aaron passes away at 86

January 22, 2021

According to reports, legendary baseball player Hank Aaron has passed away in Atlanta at age 86 from...

Stateside

Trump impeachment to go to Senate Monday, launching trial

January 22, 2021

By MARY CLARE JALONICK and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to send...

Entertainment

Norah O’Donnell: ‘Journalism is more important than ever’

January 21, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: CBS shows Norah O’Donnell, host of the new “CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell.” (Michele...

Color Of Money

New world, new business: 5 ways small businesses are adapting to COVID

January 21, 2021

BPT COVID-19 has irrevocably altered the way that we do business. Some small businesses have floundered, while...

Go With The-Flo

Sherri Shepherd recently kicked off her second A-list partnership with HealthyWage

January 21, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Sherri Shepherd (Photo: Joe Seer / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Quarantine Vacation Alert! Another week,...

Politics

Trump impeachment to go to Senate Monday, launching trial

January 22, 2021

By MARY CLARE JALONICK and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to send...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff