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No charges against Wisconsin officer who shot Jacob Blake

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin prosecutor has declined to file criminal charges against a white police officer who shot a Black man in the back last summer. Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley said Tuesday that he had decided…

Rittenhouse pleads not guilty in Kenosha protest slayings

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois teenager who fatally shot two people and wounded a third amidst sometimes violent summer protests on the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin, has pleaded not guilty to charges including intentional homicide. Kyle Rittenhouse, 18, entered…

Georgia voters will decide US Senate control Tuesday

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia voters are deciding the balance of power in Congress in a pair of high-stakes Senate runoff elections. Tuesday's voting will help determine President-elect Joe Biden’s capacity to enact what could be the most progressive governing agenda…

Nurse's makeshift ICU gives at-home care to relatives with virus

AGIOS ATHANASIOS, Greece (AP) — A veteran critical care nurse in northern Greece didn't feel good about the treatment options available when his wife, both her parents and her brother got COVID-19 in alarming succession. The hospitals in the city…

Good news for post-holiday gift returns

(CBS Newspath) -- If you've opened all your holiday gifts, it may be time to return those that missed the mark. Here are some tips for returning gifts during the pandemic.

Graham criticizes Cruz's bid to dispute election

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is calling the effort by Sen. Ted Cruz and other Republican senators to overturn the presidential election a “dodge” that doesn’t go far enough in helping President Donald Trump. Graham said in a…

Father's ashes stolen along with Mississippi woman's purse

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman is looking for an urn carrying her father’s ashes that was stolen along with her purse while she was celebrating her wedding. The Sun Herald reports that Jen Mullaney Jones had the ashes…

Last days in Georgia runoffs that will decide Senate control

ATLANTA (AP) — It's two days before dueling runoffs in Georgia that will determine U.S. Senate control. On Sunday, GOP incumbent Kelly Loeffler said she hasn't decided whether to join Republican colleagues in challenging the legitimacy of Joe Biden’s victory…