Ex-Afghan officials living in luxury properties – The Real Deal

St Regis Hotel in Abu Dhabi, Former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani (Marriot, Prime Minister’s Office (GODL-India)/GODL-India/via Wikimedia Commons) As many Afghans who were forced to flee struggle to make a new start overseas, former top government officials can’t relate. Officials who served under President Ashraf Ghani have landed luxury trappings since leaving the nation, the … Read more

Skyspace Takes Off at Green Box Arts Festival

James Turrell’s new Colorado Skyspace light installation, debuting this weekend atop a butte in an unassuming box-shaped building during the 2022 Green Box Arts Festival in Green Mountain Falls, is changing the structure of the fest’s original vision. The addition of multidisciplinary artist residencies has already stretched Green Box’s time parameters beyond a few concentrated … Read more

Philadelphia firefighter dies after building collapse in Fairhill

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — A Philadelphia firefighter has died after a building collapsed in Fairhill early Saturday morning.Fire crews initially responded to the 300 block of West Indiana Avenue just after 2 a.m. for a fire at a the three-story restaurant and residential building. The fire was put out and a family was able to escape … Read more

One dies after overnight shooting in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says one person died after a shooting Saturday morning on the northeast side. Officers responded to the 6100 block of N Rural Street around 1 a.m. and found the victim. That is near the intersection of N Keystone Avenue and East 62nd Street. They were initially reported to … Read more

Ten Things to Do for Free in Denver (and Beyond) This Weekend

There are plenty of hot times ahead, with summer just days away. But the city is already full of free music, markets and outdoor film screenings, with more annual celebrations on the horizon. This year’s Juneteenth Music Festival promises to be the biggest yet, and Pride events are rolling out, too. You can head to … Read more

Firefighter dies in North Philadelphia building collapse

One firefighter died and five others were rescued when a Fairhill building collapsed following a fire early Saturday morning.  The deceased was a 27-year veteran of the Philadelphia Fire Department, officials announced shortly before 8 a.m. MORE NEWS: Residential tower replaces Virgin Hotel in proposal for South Broad Street development The other five, four firefighters and one … Read more

Flyers’ new head coach John Tortorella: ‘There’s some work to do’

An introductory press conference isn’t a time or a place you’d expect to be high on introspection or self-awareness, but John Tortorella hardly shied away from any of it.  For the first time as the Flyers’ new head coach, after word broke that he had been offered the job and then hired earlier in the … Read more

Jan. 6 Panel Sends Letter Asking Ginni Thomas To Testify

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the Capitol has asked Virginia Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, for an interview, the panel’s chairman said Thursday afternoon. Thomas, a conservative activist, communicated with people in President Donald Trump’s orbit ahead of the attack and also on … Read more