Saturday, January 23, 2021

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

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By PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home run record and...

Biden to prioritize legal status for millions of immigrants

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Elliot Spagat The Associated Press President-elect Joe Biden’s decision to immediately ask Congress to offer legal status to an estimated 11 million people in the country...

Most people who were arrested by ICE in 2020 for living illegally in the...

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WASHINGTON – The overwhelming majority of people arrested for living illegally in the U.S. by federal authorities in 2020 had an average of four...

FBI investigation dismantles human trafficking network

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WASHINGTON – When a 14-year-old girl ran away from her Virginia home after a family conflict in 2018, law enforcement feared she could be...

SBA launches new, free online digital learning platform

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WASHINGTON – Jovita Carranza, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced recently the launch of Ascent, a first-of-its-kind, free digital e-learning platform geared...

SBA forgives 1.1M Paycheck Protection Program loans so far, totaling over $100B

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Small borrowers make up vast majority of forgiveness applicants WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration has already forgiven more than 1.1 million Paycheck Protection Program loans for...

SBA reopens Paycheck Protection Program to small lenders, Jan. 15, and all lenders, Jan....

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, reopened the Paycheck Protection Program loan portal to PPP-eligible lenders with $1...

Long time Chargers QB, Rivers, 39, retires from Colts/NFL after 17 seasons

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By MICHAEL MAROT INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Philip Rivers first started tossing footballs as a high-school ball boy, he heaved them any way he could....

Pence, Trump appear to reach détente

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Jill Colvin and Zeke Miller The Associated Press President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence appear to have come to a détente after nearly a...

Explainer: Who’s been charged in the deadly Capitol siege?

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Alanna Durkin Richer The Associated Press Prosecutors have brought dozens of cases after the deadly attack at the U.S. Capitol, and more charges are expected in...