The Journal Gazette

Federal appeals court: Male-only draft is constitutional

A federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld the constitutionality of the all-male military draft system Thursday, citing a 1981 U.S.

August 13, 2020 11:30 am

Tropical Storm Josephine forms; no warnings in effect

Tropical Storm Josephine formed in the Atlantic Ocean on Thursday morning, making it the earliest “J-named” storm in a...

August 13, 2020 11:30 am

APTOPIX Baltimore Explosion Debris and rubble covers the ground in the aftermath of an explosion in Baltimore on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) (Julio Cortez

Utility says equipment not to blame for Baltimore explosion

Baltimore Gas and Electric said Thursday that all of its equipment had been operating safely before a gas explosion leveled three row...

August 13, 2020 10:20 am

California Wildfires A firefighter works against the Lake Hughes fire in Angeles National Forest on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, north of Santa Clarita, Calif. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) (Ringo H.W. Chiu

Crews try to tame massive forest fire north of Los Angeles

Light winds and scattered thundershowers early Thursday were helping to calm the flames of a huge wildfire that prompted evacuations north...

August 13, 2020 10:20 am