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Pakistan court orders release of man accused in Pearl death

Pakistan court orders release of man accused in Pearl death

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s Supreme Court ordered on Thursday the release of a Pakistani-British man convicted and later acquitted in the beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002.

Cemetery changes contract after Black deputy denied burial

The board of a small Louisiana cemetery that denied burial to a Black sheriff's deputy held an emergency meeting Thursday and removed a whites-only provision from its sales contracts.
Brokerages limit trading in GameStop, sparking outcry

Brokerages limit trading in GameStop, sparking outcry

Robinhood and other retail brokerages took steps to tamp down the speculative frenzy surrounding companies such as GameStop, but the actions only sparked more volatility in the market and an outcry from users of the platforms and some members of Cong
Botticelli painting sells for $92 million at auction in NYC

Botticelli painting sells for $92 million at auction in NYC

NEW YORK — A small painting by Sandro Botticelli sold at Sotheby's in New York on Thursday for $92.2 million, an auction record for the Renaissance master.
James Goldston stepping down as top ABC News executive

James Goldston stepping down as top ABC News executive

NEW YORK — ABC News President James Goldston said Thursday that he will leave the network at the end of March, after seven years of leading the news division.
Kenny Chesney group helps install artificial reef in Florida

Kenny Chesney group helps install artificial reef in Florida

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Country music superstar Kenny Chesney's No Shoes Reefs organization is helping to install an artificial reef off of Florida's Atlantic coast.
Netflix leads GLAAD Media Awards for LGBTQ representation

Netflix leads GLAAD Media Awards for LGBTQ representation

NEW YORK — Netflix is once again the top contender at the GLAAD Media Awards with 26 nominations, snapping up film nods for “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and “The Prom,” comedy series nominations for “Dead to Me” and “Big Mouth” and drama TV nods for “T
Liquid nitrogen leak at Georgia poultry plant kills 6

Liquid nitrogen leak at Georgia poultry plant kills 6

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A liquid nitrogen leak at a northeast Georgia poultry plant killed six people Thursday and sent 11 others to the hospital, officials said.

Ohio police chief forced out in wake of Andre Hill killing

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The police chief of Ohio's capital and largest city was forced out Thursday after the mayor who hired him said he'd lost confidence in the chief's ability to make needed changes to the department, weeks after the police killing of An
Teen faces 6 murder counts in shootings at Indianapolis home

Teen faces 6 murder counts in shootings at Indianapolis home

INDIANAPOLIS — A 17-year-old Indianapolis boy accused of fatally shooting his father, stepmother, two teenage relatives and a heavily pregnant 19-year-old woman was charged with six counts of murder Thursday, according to a prosecutor and court docum
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