Nation & world

  1. Beverly Young rips Rep. David Jolly for letting her husband's staff go

    National

    Beverly Young, widow of the late Rep. C.W. Bill Young, is upset with David Jolly for not retaining her husband's legislative staff.

  2. Amazon Prime lands HBO shows

    Nation

    entertainment

    amazon prime lands hbo shows

    Amazon.com and HBO announced Wednesday that they've locked up a deal to put some of the premium cable channel's most iconic shows on Amazon's Prime Video service. The shows will start appearing on the service from May 21. Before you get too excited, you should know …

  3. Russian court rules against critic of Putin

    World

    MOSCOW — A Moscow court ruled that Alexei Navalny, the prominent Russian opposition figure and main critic of President Vladimir Putin, had libeled a ruling-party politician and fined him about $8,400 on Tuesday. The ruling may lead to the reinstatement of a suspended sentence from a previous conviction, landing …

  4. Abbas renews threat to dissolve Palestinian Authority if peace talks fail

    World

    JERUSALEM — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas issued a renewed warning on Tuesday that if the U.S.-sponsored Middle East peace talks fail, he may dissolve the authority and hand sole responsibility for the West Bank back to Israel.

  5. American middle class is no longer the world's richest, analysis says

    Nation

    The U.S. middle class, long the single most affluent in the world, has lost that distinction.