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Former president of Florida International University says he caused ‘discomfort’ to a colleague in letter explaining abrupt resignation

Former president of Florida International University says he caused ‘discomfort’ to a colleague in letter explaining abrupt resignation

Former Florida International University President Mark Rosenberg, who abruptly resigned Friday citing health concerns, acknowledged Sunday that his workplace conduct towards a colleague was part of his reasoning for stepping down. “I unintentionally created emotional (not physical) entanglement,” Rosenberg said in a statement shared by the university. “I have apologized. I apologize to you. I…MORE

Tennessee officials are investigating deputy’s death after being found shot inside of her burning home when she didn’t report to work

Tennessee officials are investigating deputy’s death after being found shot inside of her burning home when she didn’t report to work

A Tennessee sheriff’s deputy was found shot inside her burning home Sunday after she didn’t show up for work, authorities said. The deputy was identified as 22-year-old Patrol Deputy Savanna Puckett, who had been with the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office for four years, a statement from the agency said. After Puckett did not report to…MORE

Fallen NYPD officer is honored by peers and another officer is in critical condition following shooting

Fallen NYPD officer is honored by peers and another officer is in critical condition following shooting

As the body of a slain New York police officer was transported to a funeral home Sunday, fellow law enforcement personnel lined the streets in support of the young man who had sought to bridge gaps between the department and his community. And while investigators learn more about the Friday shooting that killed Officer Jason…MORE

US suspends 44 China-bound flights from Chinese airlines

US suspends 44 China-bound flights from Chinese airlines

Washington is suspending more than three dozen flights from Chinese carriers over the next couple of months, the latest escalation in a spat over pandemic-related travel rules between the United States and China. On Friday, the US Transportation Department said it would suspend 44 China-bound flights operated by Chinese carriers from the United States between…MORE

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. invokes Nazi Germany in offensive anti-vaccine speech

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. invokes Nazi Germany in offensive anti-vaccine speech

At a rally against vaccine mandates in Washington, DC, on Sunday, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. likened vaccine policies in the US to the actions of a totalitarian state, even suggesting Anne Frank was in a better situation when she was hiding from the Nazis. “Even in Hitler Germany (sic), you could, you could cross the…MORE

A 62-year-old man was pushed onto the subway tracks in Manhattan, police say

A 62-year-old man was pushed onto the subway tracks in Manhattan, police say

A 62-year-old man suffered minor injuries after being pushed onto the subway tracks at the Fulton Street subway station in Lower Manhattan Sunday morning, the New York Police Department (NYPD) said. The man — who has not been identified — made contact with the lead train car while he was on the tracks, police said.…MORE

Five people were found dead inside a Wisconsin home in a suspected homicide

Five people were found dead inside a Wisconsin home in a suspected homicide

Five people were discovered dead inside a home in Wisconsin on Sunday afternoon in what police are investigating as a homicide. Police were assisting with a welfare check at a residence in Milwaukee around 3:45 p.m. when they found the bodies of five people, including four men and one woman. “All five deaths are being…MORE

Biden presented with options to bolster troop levels in Europe as Russian troops mass on Ukraine’s borders

Biden presented with options to bolster troop levels in Europe as Russian troops mass on Ukraine’s borders

President Joe Biden discussed options for bolstering US troop levels in the Baltics and Eastern Europe with his top military officials during a briefing at Camp David on Saturday, according to a senior official. The briefing, which Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley attended virtually, included…MORE

Gonzaga University suspends Hall of Famer John Stockton’s season tickets over his defiance of Covid-19 mask mandate

Gonzaga University suspends Hall of Famer John Stockton’s season tickets over his defiance of Covid-19 mask mandate

Gonzaga University has suspended season tickets for one of its most notable alumni and Hall of Fame basketball player John Stockton after he refused to comply with the school’s mask mandates at games, he said in an interview with The Spokesman-Review in Washington. The former Utah Jazz point guard confirmed the school suspended his tickets…MORE