Trickle of protesters at DC rally outnumbered by media, police

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the shadow of a fortified Capitol, a few hundred demonstrators turned up Saturday for a rally to support those charged in January’s riot, but were vastly outnumbered by the media and a heavy police presence. U.S. Capitol Police were taking no chances, with hundreds of officers brought into Washington in an … Read more

Pentagon reverses itself, calls deadly Kabul drone strike an error

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that an internal review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first believed. “The strike was a tragic mistake,” Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie, head … Read more

DNA leads to arrest in 1974 murder of 22-year-old 7-Eleven clerk

NATIONAL CITY, Calif. (KSWB) – A man has been arrested in Las Vegas in connection with the 1974 killing of a 7-Eleven clerk in National City, California, police said Thursday. Carlin Edward Cornett, 68, was arrested at his Las Vegas home 47 years after 22-year-old Christy Ellen Bryant was killed, the National City Police Department … Read more

Warren County confirms six more school COVID cases in Sept. 17 update

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Warren County Health Services confirmed 22 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, as well as 16 recoveries. As of Friday, the county was monitoring 234 active coronavirus cases. That includes 11 hospitalized cases, an increase of one from Thursday. Tracking coronavirus cases by county Friday’s case total is the highest that … Read more

Gabby Petito disappearance: Timeline of road trip with boyfriend, search

MOAB CITY, Utah (NewsNation Now) — Blogger Gabby Petito, who vanished while on a cross-country road trip with her boyfriend in a converted camper van, is now at the center of a nationwide search. Investigators say Petito, 22, was last in contact with her family in late August when the couple was visiting Wyoming’s Grand Teton … Read more

North Country Weekend Calendar: Smooth jazz and local history in Lake George

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – There’s music and history in Lake George this weekend, with jazz in Shepard Park and reenactments of the French and Indian War just down the lake at Battlefield Park. It’s a partly cloudy weekend in the 70s this weekend, with a weekend high of 79 on Saturday. Friday, Sept. 17, … Read more

Nevada man billed $80,000 for lengthy COVID hospital stay

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – James Sweeney has insurance, but after spending more than 100 days in the hospital battling COVID, he now faces a bill of more than $80,000. 21% of children hospitalized with COVID require ICU care, study finds Sweeney, 63, was unconscious and on a ventilator at St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Siena Campus … Read more

Glens Falls launching arts trail, with a call for artists to show what they can do

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The city of Glens Falls is moving forward on the creation of an arts trail, a path connecting two museums with banners, public art and more. The plan, announced on Thursday, includes the creation of a trail running from the Chapman Historical Museum to the Hyde Collection Art Museum and … Read more

Fall colors start spreading across New York’s higher terrain

ALBANY, N.Y. (WUTR/WSYR) — The second fall foliage report is out for New York as we move through the last official week of summer. Greens are beginning to give way and autumn starts to take hold, primarily at higher elevations and to the north. First Fall Foliage Report of the 2021 season is here According … Read more

50 best colleges on the East Coast

(STACKER) – Considering the United States was birthed from a revolution waged along the Eastern Seaboard, it makes sense that the roots of the country’s higher education system were planted there as well. Harvard University came first, founded in 1636, predating the Declaration of Independence by 140 years. The nation’s oldest institution of higher learning … Read more