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A special prosecutor was appointed to continue looking into the case.February 24, 2020, 5:34 PM5 min read Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett has pleaded not guilty to six new charges of felony disorderly conduct after he was indicted by a grand jury in Chicago earlier this month. The charges were filed on Feb. 11 after…

The WikiLeaks founder’s extradition hearing began in London on Monday.February 24, 2020, 5:23 PM8 min readLONDON — The family of a British teenager killed in a crash involving the wife of an American diplomat has called for the United Kingdom to block the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the U.S. The U.S. has…

The driver has been arrested, police said.By Sarah HucalFebruary 24, 2020, 4:22 PM2 min read A suspect drove into a carnival procession in Germany Monday, leaving several people hurt, police said, citing preliminary reports. The crash was in the north-central town of Volkmarsen during the annual Rose Monday parade, according to the North Hesse police…

The worldwide death toll from the novel coronavirus has risen to 2,612. February 24, 2020, 3:30 PM5 min read The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted more than 700 points on Monday as the number of coronavirus infections around the world have surged. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq also tumbled Monday morning, by more than 2.6%…

Johnson helped pave the way for NASA achievements. February 24, 2020, 4:38 PM6 min read NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who helped pave the way for the first American astronaut to successfully orbit the Earth, died Monday morning at the age of 101, according to NASA. The pivotal roles of Johnson and other African-American women at…

13 states from Washington to Illinois are on alert for heavy snow and flooding.February 24, 2020, 2:34 PM4 min read Two storm systems moving out of the West will combine into a Winter Storm in the middle of the country and could bring the biggest snowstorm of the season to parts of Midwest. Already on…

Daniel Miner was reported missing from his bed on Saturday night.February 24, 2020, 1:08 PM4 min read A convicted murderer is on the loose after escaping from a work-release facility in Alabama, officials said. Daniel Miner, 43, was reported missing from his bed on Saturday night during a count of inmates at the state-run facility…

The Islamic Jihad militant group has announced a unilateral cease-fire to end two days of heavy fighting with IsraelBy ARON HELLER Associated PressFebruary 24, 2020, 5:07 PM4 min readJERUSALEM — The Islamic Jihad militant group in the Gaza Strip announced a unilateral cease-fire Monday evening to end two days of heavy fighting with Israel. In…

The man is currently in critical but stable condition after the accident.February 24, 2020, 8:27 AM5 min read A man is lucky to be alive after somehow surviving driving his car off the top of a six-story parking garage. The Santa Monica Police Department first responded to reports of a vehicle that had gone over…

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Albany Jewish Community Center was evacuated and searched Sunday morning after it and several other centers around the country received anonymous emailed threatsFebruary 23, 2020, 10:09 PM1 min readALBANY, N.Y. — The Albany Jewish Community Center was evacuated and searched Sunday morning after it and several other centers around the…