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Avocados recalled in 6 states over listeria concerns

Avocados recalled in 6 states over listeria concerns

California-grown avocados sold in bulk to retail stores in six states by the Henry Avocado Corporation are being recalled due to potential contamination with the bacterium listeria monocytogenes, the company announced on Saturday. “Henry Avocado is issuing this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution due to positive test results on environmental samples taken…MORE

Gillibrand delivers kickoff speech in front of Trump hotel

Gillibrand delivers kickoff speech in front of Trump hotel

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand delivered a speech Sunday in front of Trump International Hotel, kicking off her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination after formally joining the race earlier this month. “The people of this country deserve a president worthy of your bravery,” Gillibrand said. “A president who not only sets an example, but…MORE

American Airlines is canceling 90 flights a day because of 737 Max grounding

American Airlines is canceling 90 flights a day because of 737 Max grounding

American Airlines plans to cancel flights well into April because of the Boeing 737 Max grounding. American, the world’s largest airline, said Sunday it is canceling about 90 flights a day out through April 24. Before Sunday’s announcement, American had only canceled flights through March 28. The airline is hopeful that that the 737 Max…MORE

Mueller did not find Trump or his campaign conspired with Russia, also did not exonerate him on obstruction

Mueller did not find Trump or his campaign conspired with Russia, also did not exonerate him on obstruction

Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find Donald Trump’s campaign or associates conspired with Russia, Attorney General William Barr said Sunday. Mueller’s investigation of whether the President committed obstruction of justice did not conclude the President committed a crime, but it also “does not exonerate him,” Barr quoted from Mueller’s report. After nearly two years…MORE

For the second time in a week, a Parkland student has died in an apparent suicide

For the second time in a week, a Parkland student has died in an apparent suicide

A second Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student has died in what police are calling “an apparent suicide.” The student, who was enrolled at the Parkland, Florida, school at the time of death, has not been publicly identified. The death occurred Saturday evening and is under investigation, said Coral Springs Police spokesman Tyler Reik. It’s…MORE

Southern Poverty Law Center president resigns after a co-founder was fired

Southern Poverty Law Center president resigns after a co-founder was fired

Southern Poverty Law Center President Richard Cohen is stepping down from the nonprofit activist group, less than two weeks after co-founder Morris Dees was fired. “After more than 30 years at the Southern Poverty Law Center, I’ve decided to step down,” Cohen said in a statement Saturday. “Other legacy civil rights organizations have transitioned to…MORE