Maquita Peters

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Bishop Eddie Long, Controversial Megachurch Pastor, Dies At 63

Sunday, January 15, 2017

The senior pastor of a Georgia megachurch whose reputation was tarnished after former congregants accused him of sexual misconduct, has died after a battle with an aggressive form of cancer.


Suspect Charged In Shooting Death Of 5 People At Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Airport

Friday, January 06, 2017

The U.S. Attorney has issued several charges against 26-year-old Esteban Santiago for carrying out the deadly shooting. Maximum penalty is possible death sentence.


Dozens Of People Killed In Attack On Turkish Nightclub; Suspect Still At Large

Saturday, December 31, 2016

A gunman opened fire during New Year's celebrations at a club in Istanbul, in what the city's governor called a terror attack. At least 39 people were killed and dozens more were wounded.


Explosions Rock Istanbul Soccer Stadium, Killing 38, Wounding 155

Saturday, December 10, 2016

The blasts Saturday night, according to Turkey's interior minister, who suggested a car bomb was the source of the explosions. The government is pointing its finger at Kurdish militants.


'Power Poses' Co-Author: 'I Do Not Believe The Effects Are Real'

Saturday, October 01, 2016

NPR's Scott Simon talks to behavioral scientist Uri Simonsohn about how one of the scientists behind 2010 research on 'power poses' is distancing herself from that work.


Juggernauts Repeat At 2016 Emmys, But Fresh Faces Get Their Due

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Game of Thrones, Veep and The People v. O.J. Simpson won for best drama, comedy and limited series — but some new names made splashes, too. NPR's pop culture crew live-tweeted the night's festivities.


Hillary Clinton Cancels Campaign Events Following Pneumonia Diagnosis

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Clinton abruptly left a Sept. 11 commemoration ceremony in New York City on Sunday. Her campaign had said she "felt overheated," then later announced she was diagnosed Friday with pneumonia.


Skydiver Luke Aikins Sets Record For Highest Jump Without Parachute

Saturday, July 30, 2016

The 42-year-old daredevil made a perfect landing into a net 25,000 feet below, in Simi Valley, Calif., on Saturday.


Leaked Democratic Party Emails Show Members Tried To Undercut Sanders

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Just days before the Democratic National Committee convention gets underway, WikiLeaks releases almost 20,000 emails among DNC staff, revealing discussions of topics from Bernie Sanders to the media.


San Francisco Media Outlets Unite To Help End The City's Homelessness

Sunday, July 03, 2016

About 80 news outlets collaborated on "SF Homeless Project," publishing stories exploring feasible solutions to improve the quality of life for the almost 7,000 people living on San Francisco streets.


Bill Cunningham, Iconic 'New York Times' Photographer, Dies At 87

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Cunningham worked at the Times for almost 40 years, capturing the fashion trends of the day with a timeless eye.


Cleveland Cavaliers Beat Golden State Warriors 93-89 To Win Their First NBA Title

Monday, June 20, 2016

The Cavaliers rebounded from a 3-1 game deficit to win the championship, giving the city of Cleveland its first major sports title since 1964.


Tampa Bay Rays Honor Orlando Victims, Draw Biggest Regular-Season Crowd In 10 Years

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Tampa Bay Rays' annual Pride Night on Friday was dedicated to the victims of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla.


Tony Awards Show Honors Florida Victims; 'Hamilton' Wins 11 Categories

Monday, June 13, 2016

The 70th Tony Awards ceremony was dedicated to people affected by Sunday's deadly mass shooting in Orlando, Fla.


Florida Congressional Candidate Bob Poe Says He's HIV-Positive

Saturday, June 11, 2016

In a Facebook video posted earlier this week, Bob Poe announced that he was diagnosed with HIV 18 years ago. If he wins Florida's 10th District, he would be the first openly HIV-positive congressman.


U.S. Targets Taliban Leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour In An Airstrike

Saturday, May 21, 2016

The Pentagon says they're studying the results of the attack, which occurred along Afghanistan-Pakistan border, to determine the Mansour's fate.


Baghdad State Of Emergency Declared After Protesters Storm Green Zone

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr occupied the Iraqi parliament on Saturday, escalating a month-long political crisis.


Chess For Progress: How A Grandmaster Is Using The Game To Teach Life Skills

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Grandmaster Maurice Ashley travels across the U.S. to teach students to play chess and apply its tactics and strategies to their lives. A former student reflects on the lifelong lessons he taught her.


'Spotlight' Wins Best Picture At 2016 Academy Awards

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Spotlight won the coveted Oscar for best picture when the 88th Academy Awards were handed out Sunday night in Hollywood, upsetting The Revenant and Mad Max: Fury Road, which entered the night with 12 and 10 nominations, respectively.

Mad Max: Fury Road just about swept the early categories, winning six ...


Tributes Flow For Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Lawmakers, presidential candidates on both sides and other prominent Americans have been reacting to the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Scalia, 79, was found dead Saturday at a luxury ranch in West Texas.

Both conservatives and liberals have been describing him as brilliant, patriotic and a defender of ...