Trump trial: Why can’t Americans see or hear what is going on inside the courtroom?

[ad_1] NEW YORK — It’s a moment in history — the first U.S. president facing criminal charges in an American courtroom. Yet only a handful of observers are able to see or even hear what is going on. Instead, most of the nation is getting news of former President Donald Trump‘s hush money trial secondhand. … Read more

Learn more about O.J. Simpson: The TV, movies, books and podcasts about the trial of the century

[ad_1] NEW YORK — The story of O.J. Simpson’s life was inherently cinematic — what started as fodder for a triumphant sports biopic abruptly became something much darker and complex as Simpson slid from fame to infamy following the killings of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. It’s little wonder then that Simpson’s many-chaptered life … Read more

In death, O.J. Simpson and his trial verdict still reflect America’s racial divides

[ad_1] For many people old enough to remember O.J. Simpson’s murder trial, his 1995 exoneration was a defining moment in their understanding of race, policing and justice. Nearly three decades later, it still reflects the different realities of white and Black Americans. Some people recall watching their Black co-workers and classmates erupting in jubilation at … Read more

Where are they now? Key players in the murder trial of O.J. Simpson

[ad_1] The June 12, 1994, killings of Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman brought what’s dubbed the “Trial of the Century” that culminated with O.J. Simpson’s acquittal of the murders. The announcement Thursday that Simpson is dead has brought renewed attention to the closely watched trial and the fascinating cast of characters who … Read more

OJ Simpson, fallen football hero acquitted of murder in ‘trial of the century,’ dies at 76

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS — LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson, the star and Hollywood actor who was acquitted of charges he killed his former wife and her friend in a trial that mesmerized the public and exposed divisions on race and policing in America, has died. He was 76. The family announced on Simpson’s official … Read more

Actor Jonathan Majors avoids jail time for assaulting his ex-girlfriend

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Actor Jonathan Majors has been ordered to complete a yearlong counseling program but avoided jail time Monday for assaulting his ex-girlfriend in a high-profile case that derailed the once-promising star’s career. The 34-year-old star of “Creed III” and other films had faced up to a year behind bars after he was … Read more

Victims of Montana asbestos pollution that killed hundreds take Warren Buffett’s railroad to court

[ad_1] LIBBY, Mont. — Paul Resch remembers playing baseball as a kid on a field constructed from asbestos-tainted vermiculite, mere yards from railroad tracks where trains kicked up clouds of dust as they hauled the contaminated material from a mountaintop mine through the northwestern Montana town of Libby. He liked to sneak into vermiculite-filled storage … Read more

Victims of Montana asbestos pollution that killed hundreds take Warren Buffet’s railroad to court

[ad_1] LIBBY, Mont. — Paul Resch remembers playing baseball as a kid on a field constructed from asbestos-tainted vermiculite, mere yards from railroad tracks where trains kicked up clouds of dust as they hauled the contaminated material from a mountaintop mine through the northwestern Montana town of Libby. He liked to sneak into vermiculite-filled storage … Read more

Victims of Montana asbestos pollution that killed hundreds take Warren Buffet’s railroad to court

[ad_1] LIBBY, Mont. — Paul Resch remembers playing baseball as a kid on a field constructed from asbestos-tainted vermiculite, mere yards from railroad tracks where trains kicked up clouds of dust as they hauled the contaminated material from a mountaintop mine through the northwestern Montana town of Libby. He liked to sneak into vermiculite-filled storage … Read more

Victims of Montana asbestos pollution that killed hundreds take Warren Buffet’s railroad to court

[ad_1] LIBBY, Mont. — Paul Resch remembers playing baseball as a kid on a field constructed from asbestos-tainted vermiculite, mere yards from railroad tracks where trains kicked up clouds of dust as they hauled the contaminated material from a mountaintop mine through the northwestern Montana town of Libby. He liked to sneak into vermiculite-filled storage … Read more