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US invites UN’s racism and human rights envoys to visit

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is formally inviting United Nations racism and human rights envoys to visit the United States amid a contentious ongoing...

North Carolina Republicans move to limit classroom race talk

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RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans are advancing legislation to limit how teachers can discuss certain racial concepts inside the classroom, according to the...

Road to future: Dutch province unveils solar bicycle path

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MAARTENSDIJK, Netherlands — Authorities in a central Dutch province opened what they are billing as the world's longest solar bicycle path Wednesday, mixing sustainable...

Cuba, Haiti stir fresh political pressures for US president

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WASHINGTON — They are two tiny Caribbean states whose intractable problems have vexed U.S. presidents for decades. Now, Haiti and Cuba are suddenly posing...

Acclaim, fundraising spread unevenly among Black colleges

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ATLANTA — Two recent high-profile faculty appointments could be a fundraising and enrollment bonanza for Howard University, one of the nation’s most prestigious Black...

Pope Francis returns to Vatican 10 days after surgery

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ROME — Pope Francis was discharged from a Rome hospital and returned home to the Vatican on Wednesday, 10 days after undergoing surgery to...

‘God opened the door’: Mystery surrounds US asylum picks

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TIJUANA, Mexico — In a packed camp for migrant families on Mexico's side of the busiest U.S. border crossing, Nelson Membreño has lived through...

As COVID rises, a vexing hunt for nursing home vaccine stats

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WASHINGTON — With COVID-19 on the rise again and many nursing home staffers unvaccinated, families still lack easy access to crucial Medicare immunization data...

Nebraska picks Trev Alberts to serve as new Husker AD

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LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska announced Wednesday that it has hired former star football player Trev Alberts as its new athletic director. ...

Edinburgh Courier (July 14, 2021)

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