Blinken was meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, chief executive Abdullah Abdullah, and civic figures, a day after Biden announced that the remaining 2,500 U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan would be coming home by the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that led to the U.S. invasion.
Kim Potter, who quit her job on the Brooklyn Center force two days after Wright’s death, was charged Wednesday with second-degree manslaughter in what her chief said appeared to be a case of confusing her Taser with her handgun.
The top watchdog for the U.S. Capitol Police will testify for the first time on Thursday about the department’s broad failures before and during the Jan. 6 insurrection, including missed intelligence predicting a “war” and weapons that were so old that officers didn’t feel comfortable using them.
Lake Champlain is two feet below what it normally is this time of year. The National Weather Service says the lake is at 96-feet and the average for April 14th is 98-feet -- a key indicator of continued abnormally dry and drought-like conditions around much of the region.
The race for New York’s next governor is still a year away, but a well-known North Country name is being tossed around. A spokesperson for Congresswoman Elise Stefanik says the Republican is receiving encouragement from all corners of New York to run but hasn’t made any decisions yet. Local political experts say it’s not surprising to see her name in the mix, but it could also be a risky move.
The Burlington International Airport Wednesday announced they will begin offering the non-stop flights to DFW on July 3rd, just in time for the lifting of all of Vermont’s pandemic restrictions on the 4th.
After a year of silence, music programs at many local schools are up and running -- a major excitement for some students. But at South Burlington High School, the sounds of a piano also fill the hallways.
A national political action committee dedicated to helping elect Democratic women who support abortion rights say they are targeting a series of Republican governors, including Vermont Gov. Phil Scott and New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu.
New Hampshire's House speaker wants to revisit a decision by an appeals court to vacate a judge's ruling that upheld his refusal to provide remote access to legislative sessions to lawmakers at a higher risk of serious complications from COVID-19.
Vermont State Police Tuesday night arrested the uncle of Harley Breer on suspicion of helping his nephew evade police. And U-32 High School was briefly placed in lockdown Wednesday as the manhunt for Breer continues.