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07/15/2019

Police suspect man killed New York girl he met on Instagram and shared photos of her body online A man, 21, found seriously injured near the body of a 17-year-old girl is suspected of killing the teen and posting photos of her body on Instagram, w...
19:48, 07/15/2019

Asylum: What is it and how hard is it to get? Immigration experts say successfully achieving asylum in the U.S. is incredibly difficult, especially for those coming here from Central America. ...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Accusers call Jeffrey Epstein 'scary,' urge bail be denied; judge decides Thursday Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein square off against federal prosecutors in a high-stakes bid to have the financier and sex offender freed on bail.  &...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Hijab debate grows in intensity in Iran There is growing anecdotal evidence that more women are pushing back against wearing the compulsory headscarf, or hijab, in Iran. The debate over the ...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Barry prompts flooding in Mississippi Tropical Depression Barry transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into what the state's governor described as "an ocean." (July 15)  ...
19:16, 07/15/2019

US: Facebook currency plan ripe for illicit use Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump administration has concerns that the new digital currency planned by Facebook could be used for illic...
19:16, 07/15/2019

AP Top Stories July 15 P Here's the latest for Monday Ju ly 15th: Trump doubles down on racist tweets; Accusers urge judge to hold Epstein until trial; Blood tests show ...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Man sentenced to 2nd life term in VA car attack An avowed white supremacist was sentenced to life plus 419 years on state charges for deliberately driving his car into anti-racism protesters during ...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Alien seekers join forces to 'storm Area 51' together Area 51 is a highly classified Air Force Facility rumored to be the government's hiding place for secrets about aliens and UFOs.   ...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Calif. casino roof collapses, no major injuries Authorities say there were mostly minor injuries reported after a roof collapsed in the lobby of Larry Flynt's Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena, a su...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Did ICE raids happen? President Donald Trump says yes, but details remain unclear President Donald Trump claimed success on Monday, saying ICE immigration raids had already happened in several U.S. cities over the weekend.  &#...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Missouri QB Kelly Bryant Learns New Offense Missouri quarterback Kelly Bryant discusses transition to new program after transferring from Clemson. (jULY 15)        ...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Democratic congresswomen: Don't take Trump's Bait The message from the four Democratic congresswomen of color targeted by President Donald Trump's tweets: "Do not take the bait." (July 15)  ...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Hawaiians protest giant telescope build Demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope. Scientists hope the telescope w...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Police: A 69-year-old Arizona woman is missing in California's Mojave Desert without supplies, cellphone Authorities in California are searching for Barbara Thomas, a 69-year-old woman who went missing while hiking in the Mojave Desert.    ...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Trump tweets send bitter message to many Americans President Donald Trump's tweet telling four congresswomen to "go back to where they came from" sent a painful message to many Americans that they...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Missing woman found alive in remote area of California after four days Sheryl Powell, 60, took her dog for a walk from a campground in the White Mountains and didn't return. She was found in a remote area Monday. &#...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Avenatti: R. Kelly paid $2M to silence accuser Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti said Monday that R&B singer R. Kelly paid $2 million to keep the alleged victim in a child pornography case off th...
19:16, 07/15/2019

At least 1 dead, 15 injured in California house explosion A California gas company reports one of its employees died in an explosion Monday afternoon in Murietta, California.       &...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker Authorities say a gas explosion destroyed a Southern California home and killed a gas company worker on Monday. More than a dozen others were injured ...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Trial for Michael Flynn's ex-lobbying partner starts with a focus on 2016 meeting, op-ed Prosecutors and defense attorneys spent the first day of the trial for retired Gen. Michael Flynn's ex-lobbying partner focused on a September 2016 me...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Biden proposes massive new Obamacare subsidies, public option in health care plan Joe Biden is proposing massive new subsidies to make health coverage through Obamacare's exchanges cheaper -- as well as a new "public option" that wo...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Pelosi says House will take up resolution following Trump's 'xenophobic tweets' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday said that Republican lawmakers "must join" Democrats in "condemning the President's xenophobic tweets" and urged ...
19:16, 07/15/2019

A sunken barge might have saved these Louisiana towns from major flooding While officials worked to restore power and remove fallen trees in Assumption Parish on Sunday, one hazard was notably absent in its towns as a major ...
19:16, 07/15/2019

James Fields, who plowed his car through a crowd at 2017 Charlottesville rally, gets second life sentence The man who plowed his car through a crowd of counterprotesters at a "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville two years ago, leaving a woman dead, w...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Preliminary report shows likely cause of NYC power outage Con Edison blamed their relay protection system Monday for the weekend power outage in New York City, saying the system didn't operate as designed, ac...
19:16, 07/15/2019

SpaceX Dragon capsule explosion blamed on titanium valve failure SpaceX announced Monday that the explosion of its Crew Dragon space capsule during an April test in Florida was due to the failure of a titanium valve...
18:32, 07/15/2019

Spring flooding in Midwest will begin to unclog America's soybean backup The historic spring flooding that prevented Midwest farmers from planting millions of acres of corn and soy will help to unclog the nation's soybean m...
18:32, 07/15/2019

Congresswomen describe Trump's tweets as 'blatantly racist' distraction Four congresswomen President Donald Trump targeted in a series of tweets over the weekend described his comments as a "blatantly racist" distraction M...
18:32, 07/15/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $492 million defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492 million contract to produce launchers and support equipment for the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems for...
18:32, 07/15/2019

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer f...
18:32, 07/15/2019

Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to...
18:32, 07/15/2019

Guggenheim defeats lawsuit claiming it siphoned annuity unit's cash for LA Dodgers Guggenheim Partners won the dismissal of a lawsuit claiming it defrauded investors in a risky annuity, and siphoned cash for purposes including to hel...
18:32, 07/15/2019

One dead, 15 injured in gas line blast that levels house in California A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday in an explosion, apparently triggered by a ruptured natural gas line, that leve...
18:32, 07/15/2019

California hiker missing for 4 days is found alive, daughter and investigators reveal Sheryl Powell, a California mother and hiker who vanished four days ago during a camping trip, was found alive Monday, her daughter and investigators ...
18:16, 07/15/2019

Tesla employees say they took shortcuts and worked through harsh conditions to meet Model 3 goals Tesla employees who worked in the company's open-air "tent" factory say they felt pressure to take shortcuts to hit aggressive Model 3 production...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Joe Biden, Echoing Obama, Pledges to Shore Up the Affordable Care Act Mr. Biden, detailing his health care plan in Iowa, paraphrased a notorious promise made by Mr. Obama: “If you like your private insurance, you can kee...
17:16, 07/15/2019

$3.6 Million in Pay for Head of Nonprofit Shelter Operator The former leader of the largest nonprofit group running shelters for migrant children received $3.6 million in compensation in the group’s latest fis...
17:16, 07/15/2019

Jeffrey Epstein had mysterious passport, 'piles of cash,' and 'dozens of diamonds' in home safe: prosecutors Financier Jeffrey Epstein had a variety of items in a safe at his multi-story mansion on the Upper East Side of Manhattan that included a bogus passpo...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Rep. Chip Roy visits Colorado ICE facility where protesters replaced American flag with Mexico's A Texas congressman visited a Colorado Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility where left-wing protesters raised a Mexican flag in place of...
17:00, 07/15/2019

New Jersey police officer fatally shoots ex-wife, wounds boyfriend, prosecutors say A 24-year veteran of a New Jersey police department has been arrested Monday after shooting and killing his ex-wife and wounding her boyfriend, prosec...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Daughter of missing California hiker says searchers are doing 'everything we can out here' Farrah Powell, daughter of missing California hiker Sheryl Powell, spoke out about her mother's disappearance on Monday, saying she and her brother ha...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Hurricane Barry rattles Gulf Coast fishermen already reeling from rough season Gulf Coast commercial fishermen have taken another hit this season after Hurricane Barry hit Louisiana’s and Mississippi’s Gulf Coasts. Heavy wind and...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Tennessee man leads chase that ends with car in flames: court documents A man accused of leading Tennessee deputies on a chase, then hanging out of his car window after it went airborne and caught fire on Sunday was taken ...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Mackenzie Lueck's alleged killer makes 1st court appearance A tech worker charged in the death of a Utah college student made his first court appearance Monday as friends of the slain woman held hands in the fr...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's money: Accused child sex trafficker has $56.4M in cash, more in property, stocks A financial disclosure made by lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, reveals he has nearly $560 mi...
16:32, 07/15/2019

Freshmen congresswomen denounce Trump's attacks as a 'distraction': 'We will not be silenced' Reps. Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib said Trump challenged them personally because he was not able to defeat ...
16:32, 07/15/2019

Trump Sends Negotiators to Geneva for Nuclear Talks With Russians and Also Seeks to Limit Chinese Warheads President Trump has discussed his idea with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, and has indicated interest in a three-way accord with China to cap ...
16:16, 07/15/2019

See Hollyhock House, California’s Newest Unesco World Heritage Site Monday: Read about how officials at the house are getting ready for more visitors. Also: Netflix’s lobby and possible justice for a ring-tailed lemur....
16:16, 07/15/2019

Trump signs order strengthening Buy American Act, defends tweets targeting progressives President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order to increase the government's use of American-made products during his annual Made in Americ...
15:32, 07/15/2019

Prosecutors say passport, valuables show Jeffrey Epstein will flee Prosecutors said Monday they found a phony passport, diamonds and artwork inside billionaire Jeffrey Epstein's $77 million Manhattan home -- a sign, t...
15:32, 07/15/2019

James Alex Fields Jr. gets second life sentence for killing Heather Heyer An Ohio man received a second life sentence Monday for driving his car into a crowd full of counterprotesters during a Unite the Right rally in Charlo...
15:32, 07/15/2019

Bureau of Land Management HQ to move to Colorado from D.C. The headquarters of the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management will move west to Grand Junction, Colo., Sen. Cory Gardner announced M...
15:32, 07/15/2019

Why some Amazon workers are going on strike on Prime Day At a time of rising activism among workers, some Amazon employees are using Prime Day to protest their pay, working conditions and a range of other is...
14:32, 07/15/2019

Chipotle stock has fully recovered from its E. coli problems Chipotle's comeback from its E. coli nightmare of 2015 and early 2016 is now complete. Shares of Chipotle hit a new all-time high Monday for the first...
14:32, 07/15/2019

Time may be running out for Victoria's Secret It's no secret that fewer people are buying bras, panties and other intimate apparel at Victoria's Secret. The company's sales have been sliding for a...
14:32, 07/15/2019

Tapper presses Cuccinelli on family separations CNN's Jake Tapper spoke to the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli about the ICE raids on undocumented immigrant...
14:32, 07/15/2019

Microsoft, Adobe and SAP are making progress in their campaign against Salesforce Adobe, Microsoft and SAP are pointing to more customers for their Open Data Initiative, which frees data from normally siloed software and puts them t...
14:32, 07/15/2019

Trump escalates attacks on Democratic congresswomen at 'Made in America' event President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on four progressive Democratic congresswomen on Monday amid bipartisan furor over his comments that the l...
14:32, 07/15/2019

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the company...
14:32, 07/15/2019

This transport stock holds the key to earnings season Trucking giant J.B. Hunt's upcoming earnings report has put the falling transport stocks back in focus, and experts are closely watching their re...
14:32, 07/15/2019

FDA 'stands ready' to accelerate review of e-cigarettes The Food and Drug Administration "stands ready" to start reviewing e-cigarettes amid a teen vaping "epidemic," acting Commissioner Ned Sharpless said ...
14:32, 07/15/2019

Biden cancer group shuts down operations The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research, said on M...
14:00, 07/15/2019

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas production begins restarting after Barry U.S. offshore oil producers restarted 4% of the production shut by Tropical Storm Barry last week, according to a report on Monday by the U.S. Bureau ...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Neo-Nazi gets second life sentence in murder of protester in Virginia A Virginia state judge on Monday sentenced a self-professed neo-Nazi to a second life prison term for killing a demonstrator when he drove his car int...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Louisiana civil rights activist found in car trunk was suffocated, coroner says A Louisiana civil rights activist and founder of an African-American museum was killed by "traumatic asphyxia" before her body was found in the trunk ...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump double...
14:00, 07/15/2019

AG William Barr: Fighting anti-Semitism a top Justice Dept. priority U.S. Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray were among those to speak Monday at an anti-Semitism summit in Washington, D.C., ...
12:16, 07/15/2019

Judge says he will probably decide Thursday on financier Epstein's bail request A U.S. judge said he will probably decide on Thursday whether Jeffrey Epstein, the American financier charged with sex trafficking underage girls, sho...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Trump administration sets new rule to make it harder for immigrants to seek asylum The Trump administration on Monday said it would take steps to make it more difficult for immigrants arriving on the southern border to seek asylum in...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Legal battle over U.S. gerrymandering shifts to North Carolina as trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer f...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Trump says weekend deportation raids were 'very successful' President Donald Trump said on Monday that raids over the weekend aimed at immigrants who had been ordered deported were "very successful" even though...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Epstein's accusers urge U.S. judge to keep him jailed until sex trafficking trial Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Monday urged a U.S. judge to keep him in jail while h...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Trump accuses Democratic congresswomen of hating America, says they can leave U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday defended his attacks against four Democratic congresswomen, saying he was not concerned if people thought his tw...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Democrats plan vote condemning 'xenophobic' Trump attacks on minority congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally censure President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen as House of Represe...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló rejects calls to resign over profanity-laced chat Puerto Rico’s embattled governor on Monday continued to reject calls for his resignation over a lengthy profane, vulgar and homophobic chat he partici...
11:16, 07/15/2019

Reason for massive NYC blackout remains a mystery Around 72,000 energy customers experienced a blackout in New York City on Saturday night as a massive power outage hit the metropolis's West Side — an...
11:16, 07/15/2019

New U.S. rule orders asylum seekers apply elsewhere first The U.S. Justice Department said Monday it will change asylum rules to limit the number of Central American migrants reaching the American border, by ...
10:48, 07/15/2019

U.S. may allow more Native Americans religious use of eagle feathers After a years-long battle, the federal government is considering expanding protection from criminal prosecution to all "sincere religious believers" w...
10:48, 07/15/2019

Sadie Roberts-Joseph, founder of African American history museum found dead in trunk, set for autopsy Louisiana cops hunting the killer of an African American history museum founder — who was discovered last week in a car trunk — planned an autopsy Mon...
09:48, 07/15/2019

Washington ICE detention center attacker Willem Van Spronsen wrote 'I am Antifa' manifesto before assault The 69-year-old armed man killed by Washington state police as he attacked a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center Saturday sent ...
09:48, 07/15/2019

Massive search for California woman, dog who vanished near campground as husband parked Authorities continued on Monday to search for a hiker whose husband reported she and their dog "vanished" from a campground while he was moving their ...
09:48, 07/15/2019

Asylum requests overwhelm US immigration system: A look at the numbers A recent explosion in asylum requests from immigrants facing deportation has overwhelmed U.S. courts and denial of the requests does little to keep il...
09:48, 07/15/2019

Alabama woman charged after allegedly stabbing two men at wedding reception A 34-year-old woman, who was intoxicated, has been arrested and charged with second-degree assault after she stabbed two men at a wedding reception th...
09:48, 07/15/2019

Group sues Boston for banning Christian flag, approving 284 others The city of Boston, Mass. is being sued for religious discrimination for banning the Christian flag and permitting 284 others, according to a federal ...
09:48, 07/15/2019

Case against Jeffrey Epstein 'getting stronger,' prosecutors say as judge delays bail decision Epstein is accused of sexually exploiting dozens of underage girls from 2002 through 2005 at his New York and Florida residences. He is a former frien...
09:00, 07/15/2019

U.S. should skip moon, head for Mars, Apollo 11's Michael Collins says Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins is glad to hear more talk about missions to Mars, as the 50th anniversary of the historic first moonwalk stokes pu...
08:48, 07/15/2019

2020 candidate Joe Biden proposes health law that improves, builds on ACA Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Monday unveiled his healthcare plan -- a modified version of the Affordable Care Act, plus a public cover...
08:48, 07/15/2019

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello faces calls to resign over leaked chat Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello is under pressure to resign after leaked online private group chats between he and close associates were revealed ov...
08:48, 07/15/2019

Neo-Nazi faces sentencing in murder of protester in Charlottesville, Virginia The self-professed neo-Nazi who drove his car into a crowd protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing one of the demo...
08:00, 07/15/2019

Trump may face more court battles over giving citizenship data to states U.S. President Donald Trump's order that all federal agencies provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department could open a new legal front over wh...
08:00, 07/15/2019

Louisiana to release autopsy on dead civil rights activist found in car trunk A Louisiana medical examiner is set to release on Monday the results of the autopsy of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-Ame...
08:00, 07/15/2019

U.S. judge to hear financier Jeffrey Epstein's bid to get out of jail before trial Jeffrey Epstein, the American financier charged with sex trafficking underage girls, is expected to argue in court on Monday that he should be freed f...
08:00, 07/15/2019

Balfour Beatty unit appoints counsel to probe U.S. Air Force base allegations A unit of British infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has appointed Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP to work with the U.S. Air Force and other authorities to...
08:00, 07/15/2019

Amazon 'Prime Day' mega-sale targeted by walkout, protests in U.S. As millions of people take advantage of sales on Amazon's Prime Day, some employees and activists will use the two-day event to draw attention to what...
06:32, 07/15/2019

NYC man who allegedly knocked out 73-year-old woman’s teeth during rape attempt arrested: police A New York City man wanted for knocking out a 73-year-old homeless woman’s teeth and trying to rape her last week was arrested in Lower Manhattan on S...
05:48, 07/15/2019

Indianapolis mom, infant twins die in crash with semi-truck, driver arrested The driver of a semi-truck involved in a crash that claimed the lives of a mother and her 18-month-old twins in Indianapolis was arrested on Sunday ni...
05:48, 07/15/2019

Florida man charged with exporting hundreds of AR-15 parts to Argentina, authorities say A South Florida man was charged Thursday for allegedly shipping hundreds of AR-15 parts to Argentina and other Latin American countries as part of a m...
05:48, 07/15/2019

May calls Trump 'go back' tweet 'completely unacceptable' Theresa May has called comments by Donald Trump about oppositon congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds "completely unacceptab...
05:32, 07/15/2019

How Moon-Landing Tapes Found in a $218 Batch Could Fetch $1 Million Three reels of videotape will be auctioned at Sotheby’s on Saturday. Other recordings could have laid claim to being earlier or better, but those tape...
04:48, 07/15/2019

U.S. should skip moon and head for Mars, Apollo 11's Michael Collins says Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins is glad to hear more talk about space missions to Mars, as the 50th anniversary of the historic first moonwalk sto...
04:16, 07/15/2019

US Treasury yields continue surge following biggest weekly climb in three months U.S. Treasury yields continued to rise Monday after the 10-year note posted its biggest weekly climb since April following better-than-expected inflat...
04:00, 07/15/2019

A Brief History of Joe Biden and School Busing The presidential candidate once voted to protect court-ordered busing, but he later aligned against it with segregationists and called the practice a ...
03:00, 07/15/2019

US stock futures point to a mixed open amid China slowdown fears U.S. stock index futures were mixed Monday morning investors pause for breath following a record-setting performance on Wall Street last week and moni...
01:48, 07/15/2019

Barry threatens Louisiana, Arkansas, downgraded to tropical depression Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fe...
01:00, 07/15/2019

CBP finds $1.7M in methamphetamine inside SUV at US-Mexico border Methamphetamines valued at approximately $1,797,189.92 were found hidden inside a white 2007 Volkswagen Touareg at the border, according to U.S. Custo...
01:00, 07/15/2019

Driver seen attacking Florida hotel owner over parking spot, reports say Police in Florida said they're looking for a man who was spotted on surveillance video allegedly attacking a hotel owner over a parking spot earlier t...
01:00, 07/15/2019

Missouri girl, 7, drowns, mother seriously hurt after car plunges into pond, investigators say A 7-year-old has drowned and her mother suffered serious injuries after the car she was driving ended up submerged in a Missouri pond on Saturday, inv...
01:00, 07/15/2019

Pennsylvania woman charged with DUI bites officer during arrest, prosecutors say New Jersey prosecutors said a Pennsylvania woman has been charged with driving under the influence after she allegedly took off from police on Saturda...
01:00, 07/15/2019

Florida dad who raped 1-year-old daughter, posted videos on dark web, gets 70 years: report A former paramedic from Florida was sentenced to 70 years in prison for recording a series of heinous videos of himself raping his 1-year-old daughter...
01:00, 07/15/2019

New Mexico construction worker saves baby, toddler from burning building A New Mexico construction worker is being hailed a hero for saving a two-month-old girl and a young boy from a burning building Friday, according to a...
01:00, 07/15/2019

U.S. military identifies soldier killed in Afghanistan A U.S. Army soldier killed in Afghanistan was identified on Sunday as decorated special forces company Sergeant Major James G. "Ryan" Sartor of Teague...
00:16, 07/15/2019

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City. &...
20:32, 07/14/2019

Man dies after being infected by flesh-eating bacteria in Florida A Memphis man died Sunday after becoming infected with a flesh-eating bacteria. He had traveled to the Gulf Coast of Florida.     ...
20:32, 07/14/2019

Louisiana refinery preps for restart as Storm Barry blows over Phillips 66 was preparing on Sunday to begin a restart on Monday of its southeast Louisiana refinery, which was shut because of the threat of Tropical...
20:00, 07/14/2019

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, weakening to a tropical depression but dropping up to 15 inches (38 cm) of rain in some ...
20:00, 07/14/2019

Louisiana police investigate slaying of civil rights activist-historian Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whos...
20:00, 07/14/2019

U.S. launches small-scale immigration raids as families hide U.S. authorities launched small-scale operations to arrest undocumented families over the weekend in a start to President Donald Trump's plan to depor...
20:00, 07/14/2019

Trump Fans the Flames of a Racial Fire While other presidents have found ways to appeal to the resentments of white Americans with subtle and not-so-subtle appeals, none of them in modern t...
18:32, 07/14/2019

Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest ci...
18:32, 07/14/2019

Here's how you can profit from the rise of the robots ROBO Global, the company behind one of the stock market's top robotics-focused exchange-traded funds, just launched a health-care fund to capital...
18:32, 07/14/2019

Where are the ICE raids? Immigrants in Miami, LA, NYC and other cities brace for arrests Thousands of families fear being separated by the Trump administration's ICE raids announced to begin Sunday in major cities.    ...
17:00, 07/14/2019

A Texas grandmother fell three years ago. Her daughter let her decay on the floor, police say Delissa Crayton lived with her mother's decaying remains for three years after she fell in their shared residence, police in Seguin, Texas said. ...
17:00, 07/14/2019

Thousands lose power, Broadway theaters close in blackout Tens of thousands of customers lost electricity in Midtown Manhattan and Broadway theaters canceled performances Saturday night due to a "mechanical i...
15:48, 07/14/2019

A national effort: Apollo 11 moon landing was made possible by 400,000 workers The Apollo 11 crew is etched in the history books, but it took an estimated 400,000 workers to make the moon landing possible.    ...
15:00, 07/14/2019

What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted. ...
14:16, 07/14/2019

New York City power outage: Here's what we know about the widespread blackout The power outage comes 42 years to the day after The Great Blackout of 1977, which left most of New York City without electricity. Here's what we...
14:16, 07/14/2019

No ICE raids yet, but immigrants in Miami, Los Angeles, New York and elsewhere still bracing Thousands of families fear being separated by the Trump administration's ICE raids announced to begin Sunday in major cities.    ...
14:16, 07/14/2019

Power is restored in New York City after massive blackout, but many questions remain Power in New York City has been restored following an outage that left a large portion of Manhattan without electricity.     ...
14:16, 07/14/2019

69-year-old 'anarchist' shot, killed after attacking Washington migrant detention center The attacker, Willem Van Spronsen, was accused of assaulting a police officer at the same detention facility in 2018.       ...
14:16, 07/14/2019

The U.S. Coast Guard heroically airlifts people stranded in flooded waters The U.S. Coast Guard said that a crew from Air Station New Orleans evacuated a number of people from flooded areas in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. &...
14:16, 07/14/2019

US soldier who won dozens of awards killed in combat operations in Afghanistan 40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor, who joined the Army in 2001, was killed Saturday during combat operations.     &#...
14:16, 07/14/2019

New York City experienced the biggest blackout since The Great Blackout of 1977 A widespread power outage Saturday evening left much of Manhattan, including the Upper West Side and Rockefeller Center, without electricity.  &...
14:16, 07/14/2019

Pence: Border facility conditions are unacceptable Vice President Mike Pence saw the overcrowded conditions facing migrant adults and children in Customs and Border Protection custody firsthand Friday,...
14:00, 07/14/2019

How the city that never sleeps kept going when the lights went out • Jennifer Lopez: I am heartbroken and devastated • Photos of the Manhattan power outage • Here's what actors did when the power went out on Broadway...
14:00, 07/14/2019

ICE has begun raids to round up undocumented immigrants, official says Immigration authorities have begun conducting raids, a senior administration official said Sunday, in an operation expected to target about 2,000 undo...
14:00, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Barry brings 'significant flooding threat' as officials warn of snakes, alligators in water After making landfall in Louisiana, Tropical Storm Barry contributed making its slow trek northward on Sunday across the region, bringing the threat o...
13:48, 07/14/2019

New Jersey cop who overdosed in patrol car pleads guilty to heroin possession, gives up job, reports say A New Jersey police officer arrested after suffering a heroin overdose in his patrol car as he worked a midnight shift has struck a plea deal with pro...
13:48, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Live Updates: Drenching Rains Still a Menace Barry, now a tropical storm, is slowly moving northward over central Louisiana, and life-threatening flooding rains remain a primary threat, officials...
13:32, 07/14/2019

Man who attacked Tacoma immigration center was repeat assailant: authorities Authorities in Tacoma, Washington, have named a man who was killed after attacking an immigration detention facility, and court records showed he had ...
13:16, 07/14/2019

Storm Barry cuts 73% of U.S. offshore oil production: U.S. government Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, th...
13:16, 07/14/2019

Con Ed to probe cause of electrical failures that darkened Manhattan Con Edison is investigating why thousands of customers lost electricity for several hours in Midtown Manhattan amid calls by government officials to m...
12:16, 07/14/2019

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to 'fix' countries they came from U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to "go back and help fix the totally broken and cr...
11:16, 07/14/2019

Gulf Coast faces life-threatening rains as Barry moves farther inland Tropical Storm Barry was moving slowly northward Sunday over west-central Louisiana, creating live-threatening rains as the primary threat after reach...
11:00, 07/14/2019

Con Ed: 'All customers are back in service' after NYC blackout Power company Con Edison said service has been restored to the tens of thousands of customers who lost electricity for several hours in Midtown Manhat...
11:00, 07/14/2019

Storm Barry moves inland from New Orleans, leaves rain and flooding in its wake Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to cr...
10:16, 07/14/2019

Trump tells progressive congresswomen to 'go back' to where they came from President Donald Trump said Sunday that progressive Democratic congresswomen should return to the countries where they came from in a series of tweets...
09:16, 07/14/2019

He Emerged From Prison a Potent Symbol of H.I.V. Criminalization Michael L. Johnson, a gay athlete convicted of not disclosing his H.I.V. status to sexual partners, was released 25 years early and has become a galva...
09:16, 07/14/2019

Trump Tells Freshman Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From The president’s attack, which Democrats slammed as a racist trope, was meant for four progressive freshmen who have clashed with Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
09:16, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Live Updates: Barry’s Drenching Rains Still a Menace Barry, now a tropical storm, is slowly moving northward over central Louisiana, and life-threatening flooding rains remain a primary threat, officials...
09:16, 07/14/2019

ICE deportation raids underway in New York City, 'number of jurisdictions,' official says A nationwide crackdown to apprehend thousands of illegal immigrants across the country Sunday is already underway in the nation's largest city, accord...
08:48, 07/14/2019

Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case draws his New Mexico ranch into investigation A sprawling desert ranch south of Santa Fe is tied to a New Mexico state attorney general investigation targeting financier Jeffrey Epstein, according...
08:48, 07/14/2019

Justice Dept. probing whether J&J lied to public about talcum powder’s cancer risk: report A federal grand jury in Washington is looking into what Johnson & Johnson officials knew about the cancer risks in the company’s Baby Powder-brand tal...
02:32, 07/14/2019

Blackout disrupts Manhattan, darkens Broadway theaters A wide swath of New York's Manhattan borough was plunged into darkness Saturday after a transformer explosion knocked out power to subways, stores and...
01:00, 07/14/2019

Man dead after attacking immigration detention facility in Washington state: police A man armed with a rifle attacked an immigration detention facility in Washington state early on Saturday, throwing incendiary devices at the building...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Pelosi sets spending demands for two-year budget deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that a two-year budget agreement with the Trump administration must include equal increases in defens...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Barry drenches Louisiana after weakening to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Partial blackout hits Manhattan; utility begins restoring power A wide swath of New York's Manhattan borough was plunged into darkness Saturday following a transformer explosion, knocking out power to subways, stor...
22:00, 07/13/2019

New York moments: choir, Broadway casts perform in the street during blackout When a massive blackout plunged much of Manhattan into darkness on Saturday evening, a choir and the casts of Broadway musicals entertained tourists w...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry prompts evacuations in Louisiana, floodwaters overtop levees Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of th...
21:32, 07/13/2019

Founder of Baton Rouge African-American History Museum found dead A woman found dead in the trunk of a car in Louisiana was identified by police Saturday as the founder of an African American history museum in Baton ...
21:32, 07/13/2019

Thousands lose power, Broadway theaters close due to 'mechanical issue' Tens of thousands of customers lost electricity in Midtown Manhattan and Broadway theaters canceled performances Saturday night due to a "mechanical i...
21:32, 07/13/2019

Pennsylvania police in hours-long standoff with man standing on top of old blast furnace A man has been perched atop an old blast furnace in Pennsylvania, hundreds of feet in the air for over 17 hours as a police crisis team continues to t...
20:48, 07/13/2019

Texas woman lived with mother’s skeletal remains for 3 years A Texas woman who worked as a police department dispatcher has been arrested on a child abuse charge after she was accused of living with her mother’s...
20:48, 07/13/2019

Armed man shot, killed after throwing incendiary devices at Washington ICE detention center Police in Washington state say an armed man was shot and killed early Saturday after trying to attack a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE...
20:48, 07/13/2019

Patriots owner Robert Kraft pledges $100G to families of bikers killed in NH crash New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft pledged Saturday to donate $100,000 to the families of seven motorcyclists killed in a New Hampshire crash las...
20:48, 07/13/2019

Volunteers rush to transport shelter animals threatened by Barry out of storm's path A multistate rescue effort helped secure and transport more than 120 cats and dogs to safety on Friday, removing them from shelters in Louisiana in an...
20:48, 07/13/2019

Manhattan transformer fire knocks out power to thousands in Midtown, Upper West Side A large-scale power outage in parts of New York City was reported Saturday evening, knocking out traffic lights, stalling elevators and limiting subwa...
20:48, 07/13/2019

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall near New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane....
17:16, 07/13/2019

'This has got to be wrong': Disabled veteran's home sold at auction over $236 tax bill Jim Boerner thought he had done everything right. Now, the home's new owner says he won't negotiate and will begin the eviction process. &#...
17:16, 07/13/2019

Ex-teacher Brittany Zamora sentenced to 20 years in prison for molesting student Ex-Goodyear teacher Brittany Zamora will be on probation for the rest of her life and must register as a sex offender.      ...
17:16, 07/13/2019

Two escape from Florida farm where a couple was preparing for Armageddon, police say The females reported they were physically and sexually abused by the couple, who stockpiled "food rations and weapons" in case of disaster.  ...
17:16, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: What to know about Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted. ...
17:16, 07/13/2019

Police kill man who allegedly attempted to attack immigration prison with fire Authorities say police shot and killed a man who was armed with a rifle and throwing incendiary devices at an immigration prison in Washington state. ...
17:16, 07/13/2019

Short-lived Hurricane Barry weakens to tropical storm, risk of 'life-threatening' floods Barry became a hurricane before its landfall in Louisiana, then weakened. The risk now: floods. Earlier, officials staged an island helicopter rescue....
17:16, 07/13/2019

Top Ocasio-Cortez Aide Becomes a Symbol of Democratic Division From his perch as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti has waged war on fellow Democrats. The party leadership has had enough...
16:48, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry moves inland in Louisiana; flooding, power outages reported Hurricane Barry made landfall as a Category 1 storm on Saturday afternoon near Intracoastal City in Louisiana and quickly weakened into a tropical sto...
15:32, 07/13/2019

Lawmakers make deal to delay Mueller hearing one week Lawmakers have made a deal to delay former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony about his Russia probe a week in exchange for more time to quest...
15:32, 07/13/2019

9th Circuit rules in favor of aid to non-sanctuary cities The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Department of Justice giving preference in awarding policing grants to non-sanctuary c...
15:32, 07/13/2019

A roller-coaster ride ahead for U.S. farmers thanks to extreme weather U.S. farmers already dealing with a difficult growing season will feel like they're on a roller-coaster ride in the days ahead as the up-and-down weat...
15:32, 07/13/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accused of paying off co-conspirators after newspaper reports Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein made $350,000 in payments to a pair of possible co-conspirators after a series of newspaper stores detailed the...
15:32, 07/13/2019

Democrats criticize FTC's reported $5B fine against Facebook as 'slap on the wrist' The Federal Trade Commission's reported approval of a $5 billion fine to Facebook for failing to protect the privacy of its users has drawn criticism ...
15:32, 07/13/2019

Armed man killed in police confrontation at ICE detention center in Tacoma Police in Tacoma, Wash., said an armed man who threw homemade incendiaries at a federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement was shot and killed Saturd...
15:32, 07/13/2019

Tennessee honors early KKK leader with proclamation Gov. Bill Lee proclaimed July 13 Nathan Bedford Forrest Day in Tennessee, honoring the former Civil War Confederate general, slave trader and early KK...
15:32, 07/13/2019

To hug or not to hug: A 5-step guide to embracing at work New jobs and promotions, baby and marriages news, a colleague who's moving out of the country. Should you go in for an embrace at work, even if the si...
14:00, 07/13/2019

9th Circuit rules in DOJ's favor in sanctuary cities case The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration, saying the Department of Justice could give preference in aw...
14:00, 07/13/2019

Migrants shout 'no shower!' as Pence visits Texas detention centers Vice President Mike Pence saw firsthand the extreme overcrowding migrants are often forced to endure at federal detention centers when he visited two ...
13:48, 07/13/2019

Barry becomes hurricane as it bears down on Louisiana: NHC Storm Barry was upgraded to hurricane status on Saturday as it moved onto Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h), and its center ...
12:32, 07/13/2019

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm Hurricane Barry made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday and weakened to a tropical storm, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New O...
12:32, 07/13/2019

Barry upgraded to Category 1 hurricane as it nears landfall off of Louisiana coastline Tropical Storm Barry was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane as it inched closer to the Louisiana coast on Saturday morning with maximum sustained wind...
10:48, 07/13/2019

California sex crimes detective admits to assaulting girl, 15, in case he investigated A veteran California sex crimes detective who had been accused of raping a 15-year-old sexual assault victim after he was assigned to investigate her ...
10:48, 07/13/2019

Chevron oil spill dumps nearly 800,000 gallons of crude, water in California canyon Chevron crews have begun to clean up a massive oil spill in California after nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water were dumped into a canyon in near...
10:48, 07/13/2019

With ICE Raids Looming, Immigrants Worry: ‘Every Time Someone Knocks, You Get Scared’ With the possibility of immigration raids looming, many immigrants were worried, and planning to stay out of sight. One family canceled their vacation...
09:48, 07/13/2019

Hurricane Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted. ...
09:16, 07/13/2019

Rescue dogs flown out of Louisiana ahead of Barry to avoid euthanasia. Will be adoptable The animals escaping Barry's path were placed on a plane and were heading to rescue shelters in northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and New Jers...
09:16, 07/13/2019

Now a hurricane, Barry nears Louisiana coast packing heavy rain Barry storm track: Where is Barry now? Barry became a hurricane right before its expected landfall in Louisiana Saturday midday.    &#...
09:16, 07/13/2019

Amazon's top cardboard box makers face challenges from plastic mailers For the past few years, delivery boxes have been piling up on people's doorsteps and in apartment buildings across the U.S. Here's a look at...
08:48, 07/13/2019

How being a female tech founder prepared this CEO to fight the medical system when she got cancer Leila Janah was diagnosed with a rare sarcoma at the age of 36. She put her entrepreneurial skills to use as a patient, both in getting access to an u...
08:48, 07/13/2019

A new drinking water crisis hits US military bases across the nation The U.S. military's use of firefighting foam that contains a potentially dangerous chemical compound could have serious health consequences for w...
07:16, 07/13/2019

How to see which apps are gobbling up all of your data each month If you're constantly running out of data each month, you should check to see which apps are using the most data. Here's how to do it on your...
07:16, 07/13/2019

Anti-ICE protesters pull down American flag, raise Mexico flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag Authorities in Colorado restored an American flag Friday evening after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (IC...
07:00, 07/13/2019

SHOCKING VIDEO: Murder victim's sons jump handcuffed, convicted killer in courtroom brawl The sentencing hearing for a man convicted of killing an Ohio woman erupted in chaos Thursday when the victim's two sons attacked the handcuffed defen...
07:00, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Thousands without power, rescues underway as storm strengthens to 'edge of hurricane status' before landfall Tropical Storm Barry will bring a deluge of rain - up to 20 inches of water - to Louisiana when it makes landfall early Saturday morning and forecaste...
07:00, 07/13/2019

Actor, YouTuber Ray Diaz arrested in sexual assault of teenager, police say Actor and YouTuber Ray Diaz was arrested Friday for sexual assault after videos posted on social media allegedly showed him berating, threatening and ...
07:00, 07/13/2019

Nursing assistant caught on video raping disabled care-home resident: prosecutors A Seattle nursing assistant was arrested earlier this month for allegedly repeatedly raping a 50-year-old disabled woman in his care at an assisted li...
07:00, 07/13/2019

Louisiana man arrested after wife allegedly catches him raping 9-year-old girl: report A Louisiana man was reportedly arrested this week on first-degree rape charges after his wife allegedly walked in on him sexually assaulting a 9-year-...
07:00, 07/13/2019

Homeless people reject developer's offer of 'free money' to leave area In a bizarre stunt Friday, an elf-costumed real estate developer threw money at residents of a homeless camp in California in an effort to entice them...
07:00, 07/13/2019

Flood gates closed, homes boarded up in New Orleans as Barry approaches Louisiana Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary e...
06:48, 07/13/2019

Ex-Arizona teacher sentenced to 20 years for molesting teenage student Former Arizona teacher Brittany Zamora has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty for molesting a 13-year-old student.  ...
06:32, 07/13/2019

Tracking Tropical Storm Barry: Louisiana coast braces for season's first hurricane Barry storm tracks: Where is Barry now?Tropical storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane right before landfall in Louisiana Saturday morning. &#...
06:32, 07/13/2019

Trump Administration Gets Court Victory in Sanctuary Cities Case A federal appeals court upheld a Justice Department decision giving preferential treatment in awarding community policing grants to cities that cooper...
06:16, 07/13/2019

Democrats take aim as Trump abandons drug pricing plan Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration's decision to ...
04:32, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm closes on Louisiana in first test of post-Katrina defences The first bands of rain from Tropical Storm Barry are beginning to hit land in the US Deep South, as officials warn of a life-threatening storm surge....
04:16, 07/13/2019

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thous...
01:00, 07/13/2019

As Democrats spotlight poor conditions in migrant facilities, VP Pence tours centers Mike Pence toured two migrant detention facilities in Texas as House Democrats lambasted the administration during a hearing featuring Rep. Alexandria...
23:00, 07/12/2019

More than 1,600 drivers now suspended after deadly New Hampshire motorcycle crash The Massachusetts Registry for Motor Vehicles has now suspended over 1,600 drivers after a horrific crash in New Hampshire that killed seven.  &...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Prosecutors: Evidence Jeffrey Epstein tampered with witnesses and is worth more than $500M Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein tampered with witnesses, has net worth of more than $500M, prosecutors allege, arguing he should not get bail ...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Lights for Liberty protests around the country against ICE migrant actions Lights for Liberty vigils are being held on Friday night encouraging the end of human detention camps for migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border. ...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall in New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane....
23:00, 07/12/2019

Chants of 'classrooms, not cages' as hundreds gather for DC 'Lights for Liberty' vigil Hundreds of people gathered Friday night for Washington’s “Lights for Liberty” event and vigil, one of more than 700 that were plann...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry brings familiar question to sinking Louisiana island: Stay or go? Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, was once a 22,000-acre saltwater oasis. But because of erosion and rising sea levels, it has shrunk to 300 acres. &#...
23:00, 07/12/2019

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as m...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Epstein sought to pay off potential witnesses, U.S. prosecutors say Jailed American financier Jeffrey Epstein made payments to two potential witnesses seeking to influence them in the child sex trafficking case against...
21:48, 07/12/2019

U.S. lawmakers will delay Mueller testimony by a week Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question him...
21:48, 07/12/2019

Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penal...
21:48, 07/12/2019

Pence views overcrowded, bad-smelling facility for detained migrants in Texas Vice President Mike Pence viewed an overcrowded, foul-smelling facility in Texas on Friday where nearly 400 men are detained after being accused of cr...
21:48, 07/12/2019

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of t...
21:48, 07/12/2019

Washington AG opens inquiry into NRA's financial affairs The National Rifle Association is coming under the scrutiny of Washington, D.C.'s attorney general, after the gun rights group and its charitable foun...
19:16, 07/12/2019

Jeffrey Epstein paid $350G to potential witnesses in sex trafficking case, prosecutors say Financier Jeffrey Epstein paid $350,000 to two potential witnesses against him in his sex trafficking case, federal prosecutors alleged Friday in a bi...
19:16, 07/12/2019

Detroit man charged with first-degree murder, other felonies in LGBTQ killing A 26-year-old man was charged with numerous felonies, including first-degree murder and four firearm counts, for allegedly assaulting two gay men in D...
19:16, 07/12/2019

Virginia Beach employee fired, charged after saying supervisor was the type that inspired mass shooting A Virginia Beach city employee was fired and charged with disturbing the peace after telling a manager that supervisors like her were likely what prom...
19:16, 07/12/2019

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar unveils plan for senior Americans Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., unveiled her plan for seniors Friday that includes assistance for people with chronic ailments, a strengthening of Medica...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Sotheby's 'Space Exploration' exhibit, auction timed to Apollo 11 anniversary Sotheby's this weekend will begin displaying items from the collections of astronauts involved in NASA's mission to land on the moon ahead of a planne...
18:00, 07/12/2019

In photos: Sotheby's to auction artifacts from space missions Artifacts from the Apollo missions are shown on July 12, 2019, in New York City, to be featured in an upcoming Sotheby's auction dedicated to space ex...
18:00, 07/12/2019

United Airlines to extend Boeing 737 Max grounding through November United Airlines extended its grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft through early November amid continued testing of the beleaguered passenger jet, the ...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Markets close at record highs amid rumors of Fed interest rate cut Major U.S. stock indexes closed at all-time highs Friday upon hints from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that an interest rate cut could come s...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, fellow Democrats testify on 'cruelty' of border facilities Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of several lawmakers who toured two border facilities in Texas, testified Friday about what she described as the "c...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Details of R Kelly charges revealed - including kidnapping Details of the charges against R Kelly have been revealed, including kidnapping and that he and members of his entourage recruited women and girls to ...
16:32, 07/12/2019

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil output cut by 59% due to storm: government Almost 59 percent, or 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut becaus...
16:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World...
16:00, 07/12/2019

In 'Harry Met Sally' tribute, New York deli invites contestants to 'have what she's having' In the 1989 movie "When Harry Met Sally," actor Meg Ryan's loud rendition of a woman faking an orgasm while seated at a New York deli stands as one of...
16:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 million to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have str...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Magnitude 4.9 aftershock hits near California town rocked by big quakes A magnitude 4.9 aftershock struck on Friday roughly 5 miles east of the remote California town of Ridgecrest, which was rocked by a pair of major eart...
16:00, 07/12/2019

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Cor...
16:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare ...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Sandy Hook parents lose state court appeal against Newtown over school shooting A Connecticut state appeals court has rejected an appeal by the parents of two shooting victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre to hold the town of Ne...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Mueller hearing may be delayed The House Judiciary Committee is discussing delaying former special counsel Robert Mueller's public testimony one week until July 24 to allow more tim...
15:32, 07/12/2019

Jewish woman: Neo-Nazi's followers targeted me She'd endured the hate from strangers for years, trying to ignore it, trying to move on. But in court Thursday, she had to relive it again. The voicem...
15:32, 07/12/2019

Journalist released after 15 months in ICE detention A Memphis journalist who was arrested while covering an immigration protest and detained by US immigration officials for more than 15 months has been ...
15:32, 07/12/2019

How to prepare for a natural disaster From earthquakes in California to hurricanes in the Atlantic, natural disasters can create life-threatening situations. These disasters vary somewhat ...
15:32, 07/12/2019

One week later, a 4.9 quake hits Ridgecrest A 4.9-magnitude earthquake was reported near Ridgecrest, California, on Friday morning -- one week after a 7.1-magnitude temblor struck Southern Calif...
15:32, 07/12/2019

Americans support NASA but not a return to the moon, new poll shows A new Ipsos poll shows that only 8% of Americans say a manned moon mission should be a top priority for NASA.        ...
15:16, 07/12/2019

Cities prepare for showdown with Trump over ICE raids: You 'have to come through us' Immigrant communities are scared over reports that ICE may begin deportation raids Sunday and separate more families in major cities across the U.S. ...
15:16, 07/12/2019

Viral video sparks outrage in New Orleans over arrest of black brass band musician Video of police in New Orleans arresting a black brass band musician after a call from a white store owner is going viral on social media.  ...
15:16, 07/12/2019

Has the media 'sanitized' the accusations against Jeffrey Epstein? In Jeffrey Epstein coverage, some media outlets have been slammed by abuse survivors for using terms such as "underage women" and "sex with minors." ...
15:16, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane but its danger is more likely flooding from slow, heavy rains than high winds in Louisiana. &#...
15:16, 07/12/2019

Pentagon acknowledges burn pits exposes veterans to health risks but refuses to close them, report shows The Department of Defense has seemingly acknowledged the dangers of Burn Pit exposure in a new report recently filed with Congress, but fall short of ...
13:16, 07/12/2019

Oklahoma man arrested in stolen car with snake, uranium, gun, whiskey: Cops An Oklahoma man was arrested last month after police say a routine traffic stop turned up a gun, a rattlesnake, an open bottle of whiskey and rod of “...
13:16, 07/12/2019

Christian student group sues university for 'equal access,' alleges religious discrimination A prominent Christian student group is suing its university to ensure "equal access" like other student groups on campus, alleging anti-Christian disc...
13:16, 07/12/2019

Prominent liberal church ousts pastor after alleged sex toy shopping spree A famous liberal Manhattan church has parted ways with its first female senior minister after complaints she brought fellow ministers on a sex toy sho...
13:16, 07/12/2019

A Teenager Stole a Lemur From a Zoo, and Almost Got Away With It Aquinas Kasbar, 19, faces up to a year in prison for stealing Isaac, who Santa Ana Zoo officials say is the oldest ring-tailed lemur in captivity in N...
12:16, 07/12/2019

House Votes to Extend 9/11 Fund for Lifetimes of First Responders The House voted on Friday on a $10 billion measure that would replenish a Sept. 11 fund for ailing first responders, and extend assistance for the res...
12:16, 07/12/2019

Ford partners with VW on electric vehicles, self-driving cars Ford and Volkswagen AG will expand their alliance to include electric vehicles and collaborate with Argo AI to develop self-driving vehicles, the comp...
11:16, 07/12/2019

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over role in Jeffrey Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday amid increasing scrutiny over a plea agreement he made years ago with billionaire financier Jeff...
11:16, 07/12/2019

Producer price index for June shows smallest rise in business inflation in over 2 years The main gauge that measures business prices in the United States recorded a small increase for the month of June -- which capped the smallest annual ...
11:16, 07/12/2019

ACLU lawsuit: U.S. government setting up migrants for deportation Advocates for immigrants living in the United States have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government, saying the Trump administration is unlawfully s...
11:16, 07/12/2019

Klobuchar announces plan for seniors Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., unveiled her plan for seniors Friday that includes assistance for people with chronic ailments, a strengthening of Medica...
11:16, 07/12/2019

He smuggled undocumented immigrants to the US through the Bahamas. Now, 21 years in prison A Jamaican man has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison in the United States for running a human smuggling operation.    ...
11:00, 07/12/2019

She had just won the World Cup. Then someone stole her wedding ring, honorary key to NYC World Cup champion U.S. women's soccer team member Allie Long discovered someone had burglarized her hotel room in Los Angeles Wednesday.  ...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Phoenix could feel more like Baghdad by 2050, a new climate study says Scientists projected temperatures ahead 30 years then compared major cities with conditions from today. The upshot: The heat is moving north.  &...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Rattlesnake, uranium, and whiskey found in stolen car during Oklahoma traffic stop Police in Oklahoma say they found a rattlesnake, radioactive powdered uranium and an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe whiskey during a traffic stop. &#...
11:00, 07/12/2019

An Illinois man blackmailed 100 girls for nude photos. He got 35 years in prison A southern Illinois man who admitted using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. &...
11:00, 07/12/2019

LSU frat ordered pledge to chug 190-proof liquor at 'Bible study' event. He died A Louisiana State University student has testified Phi Delta Theta fraternity members ordered a pledge to chug hard liquor before he died.  ...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Lights for Liberty immigration protests over border camps planned at 700 cities July 12 “Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps" events are planned for 700 cities around the world starting at 7 p.m. local time....
11:00, 07/12/2019

A church helped him found an orphanage in Kenya. Then he sexually abused 4 girls there Federal prosecutors say a Pennsylvania man sexually molested four teenage girls at a Kenyan orphanage he founded with a church's help.  ...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Ohio reports first case of measles in two years amid national outbreak Health officials in Ohio urge parents to get children vaccinated against highly contagious illnesses such as measles.       ...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Mike Pence heads to border to defend migrant facilities as Democrats decry 'unconscionable' conditions Mike Pence will tour a migrant detention center while House Democrats host a hearing about the centers featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez  ...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Strengthening Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana Saturday as a hurricane, but the danger is not from high wind but heavy rain and flooding.  &...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: White House U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thur...
10:48, 07/12/2019

As U.S. debt, deficits mount, presidential candidates sweep them under the rug In four hours of debate among Democratic contenders for the U.S. presidency, the word "deficit" was never uttered and the government's debt was mentio...
10:48, 07/12/2019

Trump to discuss immigration with Guatemalan president at White House on Monday U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales at the White House on Monday for talks on immigration and security, the ...
10:48, 07/12/2019

Trump says immigrant deportations to start this weekend in 10 cities U.S. authorities plan to start arresting immigrants eligible for deportation in 10 cities this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, ad...
10:48, 07/12/2019

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that the...
10:48, 07/12/2019

Lawmakers considering one-week delay in Mueller testimony Two U.S. House committees are considering a one-week delay for former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony to allow more time fo...
10:48, 07/12/2019

What Jeffrey Epstein could face heading into trafficking trial The arrest of infamous multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein has prompted much speculation — not the least of which is what steps his attorneys will take t...
10:00, 07/12/2019

South Carolina deputy saves choking 12-day-old infant after stopping speeding vehicle A South Carolina sheriff’s deputy is being hailed as a hero after a dramatic video showed how his quick thinking saved the life of a 12-day-old baby g...
10:00, 07/12/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s private Caribbean island had mysterious safe, former employee claims An employee who reportedly once worked at Jeffrey Epstein’s secluded Caribbean island claims the wealthy financier – who is accused of sexually abusin...
10:00, 07/12/2019

Trump's labour secretary quits after Jeffrey Epstein case row US Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta has quit amid criticism of his handling of a plea deal with billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexual...
09:32, 07/12/2019

Treasury yields continue comeback on the week after another report shows rising inflation Treasury yields hit a one-month high on Friday, on pace to post its biggest weekly gain since April after recent data showed hotter-than-expected infl...
08:16, 07/12/2019

Chick-Fil-A manager helps WWII vet change tire in act of kindness When a 96-year-old World War II veteran entered a Maryland Chick-Fil-A Thursday seeking help to replace a flat tire, a manager offered to help “withou...
08:16, 07/12/2019

Philadelphia man, neighborhood mob beats carjacker to death after suspect takes off with 3 kids: Cops A sudden outburst of mob justice Thursday night in Philadelphia ended with a carjacker dead and a 25-year-old man being questioned by police Friday af...
08:16, 07/12/2019

Migrant children still being separated from parents at border More than a year after the Trump administration ended a controversial policy that led to hundreds of family separations, as many as five migrant child...
07:32, 07/12/2019

Amazon investing $700M to 'upskill' 100,000 workers Retail giant Amazon has said it will invest $700 million to train new workers for jobs like data mapping scientists, solutions architect, security eng...
07:32, 07/12/2019

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relief...
07:32, 07/12/2019

How skin care and K-beauty became big moneymakers for the beauty industry The beauty industry's revenue is expected to grow within the next four years to more than $379 billion dollars, according to an IBISWorld report,...
06:00, 07/12/2019

The Long History of the U.S. Government Asking Americans Whether They Are Citizens Some form of the question has been asked by the Census Bureau for decades, as the Trump administration has said. But what was asked of whom, and why, ...
05:16, 07/12/2019

With Barry bearing down, Gulf Coast braces for up to 24 inches of rain As Barry strengthened Thursday and inched closer to shore, residents in the Gulf states were rushing to prepare ahead of the storm's expected landfall...
04:32, 07/12/2019

Biden promises to end 'forever wars' as US president US presidential hopeful Joe Biden has promised to end "forever wars", including pulling most troops out of Afghanistan and ending support for the Saud...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Northern California town of Paradise lost 90% of its population after Camp Fire, data shows The town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since the Camp Fire last year, according to data California released Thursday.   &...
03:16, 07/12/2019

Today in History for July 12 Highlights of this day in history: Julius Caesar born; Walter Mondale taps Geraldine Ferraro as the first woman to run on a major party ticket for th...
03:16, 07/12/2019

In limbo: Migrant boy still separated from parents Taken into custody at the border, David Xol was sent back to gang-ridden rural Guatemala -- but his son was held in detention. Now 9 years old and she...
03:16, 07/12/2019

Are we alone? Nearly 400K people have signed up for Facebook event to 'storm' Area 51 and 'see them aliens' Over 370,000 people signed on to a Facebook event to raid Area 51 in search of aliens. The facility's purpose has long been a subject of speculat...
03:16, 07/12/2019

India shoots for the moon India is looking to solidify its place among the world's spacefaring nations with its second unmanned mission to the moon. (July 12)   ...
03:16, 07/12/2019

Brush fire on Maui, Hawaii, evacuations ordered A brush fire has prompted evacuations and diverted some flights on the Hawaii island of Maui, officials said Thursday. People in at least two towns we...
03:16, 07/12/2019

Brush fire on Hawaiian island of Maui prompts evacuations, flight diversions Some flights to the island's main airport in Kahului were diverted because the fire was affecting access to the facility, the state Department of...
03:16, 07/12/2019

Battle over public opinion: As Democrats target migrant facilities in hearing, Pence will tour one Mike Pence will tour a migrant detention center while House Democrats host a hearing about the centers featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez  ...
03:16, 07/12/2019

Tropical storm Barry likely to become hurricane by Friday or Saturday: NHC Tropical storm Barry could strengthen into a hurricane by Friday night or early Saturday when the center is near the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. Nati...
03:00, 07/12/2019

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke bi...
03:00, 07/12/2019

Appeals court upholds Trump administration Title X gag rule A federal appeals court ruled Thursday to allow changes to Title X prohibiting family clinics from discussing abortions with patients or referring the...
02:48, 07/12/2019

U.S. Coast Guard seized over $569 million in drugs from May to July Vice President Mike Pence called the seizure of more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana worth a combined $569 million by the U....
02:48, 07/12/2019

World races to develop African swine fever vaccine Governments, universities and private businesses around the world are racing to develop a vaccine for African swine fever before the disease infects t...
02:48, 07/12/2019

Video shows dramatic jump by Guardsmen onto vessel laden with cocaine: officials The U.S. Coast Guard released dramatic video Thursday of service members jumping onto a moving drug smuggling vessel carrying about 17,000 pounds of c...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Jeffrey Epstein wants out of jail before trial; offers to ground jet, hire security Attorneys for Jeffrey Epstein asked a Manhattan federal judge Thursday to allow the financier to await trial on sex trafficking and conspiracy charges...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Two men dead after being pulled from manhole in Pennsylvania, reports say Two men in Pennsylvania were pronounced dead Thursday afternoon after crews pulled them out of a manhole where they'd been working, according to repor...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Louisiana woman posts about her own wanted photo: 'That picture ugly' A Louisiana woman wanted for second-degree murder was apparently not happy with the photo officials decided to use on social media to help bring her i...
02:00, 07/12/2019

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana, sends federal assistance ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana on Thursday night, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Ma...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Police find human leg, other body parts in Coney Island beach A human leg was found Thursday in Coney Island — and cops believe there’s even more remains stuck in a jetty next to the aquarium, according to police...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Hospital C.E.O. Resigns and 23 Employees Are Fired After Ohio Doctor Is Charged in Murders The chief executive of Mount Carmel Health System announced his resignation one month after Dr. William Husel was charged with overprescribing fentany...
01:32, 07/12/2019

Trump drops citizenship question in census, will seek data by other means U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was dropping his effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census but will sign an executive or...
22:32, 07/11/2019

U.S. conference to host victims of religious persecution The U.S. State Department said on Thursday it would host a conference in Washington next week to highlight the problem of religious persecution, and h...
22:32, 07/11/2019

House readies contempt vote as confrontation with Trump mounts The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt n...
22:32, 07/11/2019

Trump drops census citizenship question, vows to get data from government U.S. President Donald Trump retreated on Thursday from adding a contentious question on citizenship to the 2020 census, but insisted he was not giving...
22:32, 07/11/2019

Tropical Storm forms in Gulf, evacuations underway Clarence Brock has lived in Plaquemines Parish his entire life. He can’t remember how many times he’s evacuated but that doesn’t mea...
21:16, 07/11/2019

AP Top Stories July 11 P Here's the latest for Thursday July 11th: Weinstein shakes up his legal team; Biden outlines his foreign policy vision; Yeman's cholera outb...
21:16, 07/11/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers propose up to $77M bail for accused sex trafficker's release Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's lawyers seek his release on a bail package as high as $77 million while the New York financier fights ch...
21:16, 07/11/2019

Trump hails social media, slams 'fake news' Donald Trump says social media allows messages to be sent directly to the people without going through the "fake news filter." The president says soci...
21:16, 07/11/2019

Woman who claimed to be Uber driver charged with smuggling immigrants in New Mexico The driver, Evelyn Limas, has been charged with one felony count of smuggling undocumented immigrants.        ...
21:16, 07/11/2019

Trump drops citizenship question from census President Donald Trump abandoned his controversial bid to demand citizenship details from all respondents in next year's census Thursday, instead...
21:16, 07/11/2019

U.S. Coast Guard jumps onto moving suspected drug-smuggling submarine in Pacific Ocean The US Coast Guard cutter Munro intercepted several suspected drug-smuggling vessels, including a semi-submersible vessel and two boats in June 2019. ...
21:16, 07/11/2019

Coast Guard siezes alledged drug sub in Pacific The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter interdicted a submarine suspected of smuggling drugs in the Pacific Ocean. A video shows Coast Guard officers board...
21:16, 07/11/2019

LAPD chief: homelessness a 'humanitarian crisis' Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore said he is working to eliminate thousands of homeless people's old warrants for minor offenses to help get ...
21:16, 07/11/2019

'He was just the sweetest baby': Texas toddler found dead in landfill following statewide Amber Alert The remains of 18-month-old Cedrick Jackson were found in a Rowlett landfill shortly after he was the subject of a statewide Amber Alert.   ...
21:16, 07/11/2019

Skydiving company behind deadly Hawaii plane crash lacked proper permits, documents show The company operating a skydiving plane that crashed and killed 11 people in Hawaii last month lacked permits for skydiving, the state says.  &#...
21:16, 07/11/2019

'It's not funny to me': Georgia woman says she was fired by Dairy Queen after viral marijuana cake mix-up A Georgia woman claims Dairy Queen fired her after she made a marijuana-themed cake after a manager misheard a mother who requested a 'Moana&apos...
21:16, 07/11/2019

Dolphin impaled in the head found dead, wildlife officials seek clues Investigators are looking for who or what made a gash in the head of a bottlenose dolphin found dead in May.        ...
21:16, 07/11/2019

Passengers hurt by turbulence, plane lands in Hawaii Dozens of people were injured when an Air Canada flight to Australia encountered unexpected turbulence, forcing the plane to land in Hawaii on Thursda...
21:16, 07/11/2019

Coast Guard seizes estimated $569 million worth of cocaine, marijuana on high seas Vice President Mike Pence was on hand as 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana were seized.        ...
21:16, 07/11/2019

A 2016 storm dumped 4 trillion gallons of water on Louisiana. Could Barry do the same? Barry has the the potential for high storm surge, which is something emergency preparedness officials find especially concerning.    &...
21:16, 07/11/2019

A California school board has voted to paint over a mural of George Washington. Educators want to save it Following the San Francisco school board's decision to cover a controversial George Washington mural, academics are petitioning to preserve it. ...
21:16, 07/11/2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom orders dismissal of state's top oil regulator Action comes after Desert Sun report on jump in fracking permits and release of records by watchdog groups showing officials invested in oil companies...
21:16, 07/11/2019

The Texas oil boom is messing with OPEC's plans to keep prices high To set a floor under oil prices, OPEC is showing remarkable restraint by holding back production. But that effort keeps getting undermined by the Amer...
20:32, 07/11/2019

Hurricane warning issued for parts of Louisiana coast ahead of Tropical Storm Barry New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses are expected to face an extreme test as Tropical Storm Barry threatens to turn into the first hurric...
19:32, 07/11/2019

Authorities ID Nevada man found dead under vehicle after California quakes Authorities in Nevada have identified a man who was found dead this week under a vehicle that may have collapsed on him during strong earthquakes in S...
19:32, 07/11/2019

Watch: Trump speaks at census event in Rose Garden An administration official told NBC News ahead of the Rose Garden event Thursday afternoon that Trump would direct the Commerce Department to acquire ...
19:16, 07/11/2019

Indiana brothers accused of trying to support ISIS A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted two Indiana brothers for allegedly attempting to provide firearms and other support to the Islamic State (IS...
18:48, 07/11/2019

Boy, 7, is killed when pickup and horse-drawn carriage collide in Missouri: state police An 7-year-old boy has died and several people suffered serious injuries after police said a pickup truck crashed into a horse-drawn carriage in Missou...
18:48, 07/11/2019

New York police, prosecutors point fingers after Jeffrey Epstein skipped court-mandated check-ins The New York Police Department and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.'s office are both denying responsibility for enforcing Jeffrey Epstein'...
18:48, 07/11/2019

Trump ditches census question; will find other methods of counting non-citizens President Donald Trump on Thursday backed away from asking a question about citizenship on the 2020 census, but instead directed agencies to provide d...
18:16, 07/11/2019

Jet lands in Florida, claiming new aviation records for circling the globe A team of aviators, including retired astronaut Terry Virts, landed at Kennedy Space Center Thursday morning, claiming to have set three global flying...
18:16, 07/11/2019

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have ...
18:16, 07/11/2019

Baby boomers driving new interest in communal living The 1970s phenomenon of communal living is making a comeback in the United States, popular among retiring baby boomers looking to reduce their environ...
18:16, 07/11/2019

House judiciary votes to subpoena 12 linked to Russia probe The House Committee on the Judiciary voted Thursday to empower Chairman Jerrold Nadler to subpoena 12 people, including some former Trump administrati...
18:16, 07/11/2019

Joe Biden to seek greater involvement in global alliances as president Former Vice President Joe Biden called for greater U.S. involvement in global alliances Thursday in a New York City speech criticizing President Donal...
18:16, 07/11/2019

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health and...
18:16, 07/11/2019

Sen. Elizabeth Warren pledges to decriminalize immigration violations, expand immigrant cap Sen. Elizabeth Warren outlined plans to decriminalize immigration violations and reform the process of detaining and deporting undocumented immigrants...
18:16, 07/11/2019

Harvey Weinstein replaces lawyers again in rape case Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein switched his legal team during an appearance Thursday in a Manhattan courtroom regarding his sexual assault case....
18:16, 07/11/2019

House passes amendment to reverse transgender military ban The House passed an amendment Thursday seeking to reverse President Donald Trump's policy banning transgender people from serving in the armed forces....
18:16, 07/11/2019

Live reading of Mueller report in D.C. draws full house More than 250 people listened to a live staged reading of a single volume of special counsel Robert Mueller's report Thursday, with dozens of performe...
18:16, 07/11/2019

An Alligator Captivates Chicago from Deep Inside a West Side Lagoon Chicago is hardly alligator country, which makes the spotting of a four-feet-long creature in a city park all the more fascinating to residents. “Chan...
17:32, 07/11/2019

House Moves Again to Cut Off Support to Saudi War in Yemen The vote was part of a barrage of defense policy measures that would put a Democratic stamp on the military and serve as an indictment of the presiden...
17:32, 07/11/2019

The Plight of Republican Women In the On Politics newsletter: A tough political reality: Female Republican candidates simply do not get the support that their Democratic rivals enjo...
17:32, 07/11/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is the Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain,...
17:32, 07/11/2019

As Climate Changes, Hurricanes Get Wetter The Gulf Coast is being inundated with rain and preparing for possible landfall of a tropical storm. A study of recent hurricanes found that climate c...
15:16, 07/11/2019

Forgot to Sign Up for Minor League Hockey Alerts? You Missed Some Drama An estimated 30,000 hockey fans received bizarre push alerts on Wednesday demanding $6,000 from a man named Stewart Zimmel and accusing him of threate...
15:16, 07/11/2019

Savannah Spurlock's father says 'justice has been served' after person of interest arrested The father of missing Kentucky mom Savannah Spurlock said Thursday that "justice has been served" after authorities discovered human remains at a home...
15:16, 07/11/2019

Suspected credit card thief caught after being captured on security footage wearing tag with real name A man suspected of using an elderly person's credit cards was arrested last week, months after he was spotted on surveillance camera footage wearing h...
15:16, 07/11/2019

Why those ICE raids are being announced in advance Starting Sunday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is expected to resume its previously announced plan to apprehend thousands of illegal immig...
15:16, 07/11/2019

Human remains found on Kentucky property identified as missing mom Savannah Spurlock, police announce Human remains discovered at a Kentucky home were identified as Savannah Spurlock, putting an end to the monthslong search for the 23-year-old mother, ...
15:16, 07/11/2019

Lawyer for Epstein victims claims Acosta hid federal immunity deal from his clients, invites him to visit Florida to explain A former attorney for two Jeffrey Epstein accusers, Paul Cassel, said the agreement reached between Labor secretary Alex Acosta and sex offender Jeffr...
15:16, 07/11/2019

House to hold contempt vote on Barr, Ross next week: Pelosi The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in...
13:32, 07/11/2019

U.S. charges ex-Illinois software engineer with taking stolen trade secrets to China U.S. prosecutors on Thursday said a software engineer has been indicted on charges he stole trade secrets from the suburban Chicago locomotive manufac...
13:32, 07/11/2019

U.S. House panel authorizes subpoenas for Kushner, other Trump aides The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted to authorize subpoenas for a dozen witnesses including President Donald Trump's so...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Borrowers left in lurch as U.S. mismanages student debt relief: lawsuit Millions of teachers and other public sector workers have been denied relief of their student loan debt under government programs because of mismanage...
13:32, 07/11/2019

White House scraps key plan to lower U.S. drug prices; may target drugmakers The Trump administration on Thursday scrapped one of its most ambitious proposals for lowering prescription medicine prices, backing down from a polic...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Kamala Harris unveils plan to tackle rape kit backlog U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Thursday pledged the nation's backlog of rape kits needing review would be processed by the end of her first four-year t...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Gulf of Mexico U.S. oil output cut by 53% ahead of storm - U.S. govt Energy companies have cut crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico by 53.39%, or 1 million barrels per day (bpd), ahead ...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Lawmakers seek scientific review of plan to tightly regulate all fentanyl copycats Lawmakers on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee have urged the Trump administration to conduct a scientific review of a Justice Department-backed bil...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Trump to back down from citizenship question on U.S. census to have different survey: ABC News U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to back down on Thursday from putting a citizenship question on the census, instead issuing an executive order...
13:32, 07/11/2019

White House: Trump will do all he can to determine who legally lives in the United States U.S. President Donald Trump will do everything within his legal authority to determine and make public who is in the United States legally and who is ...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Intensifying storm cut half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, closes coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating sta...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and floo...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Jailed financier Epstein seeks house arrest in Manhattan mansion American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday asked a federal judge to let him out of jail and allow him to remain under house arrest in his Manhatta...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Trump drops executive action on U.S. Census, will seek citizenship survey by other means U.S. President Donald Trump was expected to back down on Thursday to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, but order the governme...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Intruders jump fence at U.S. nuclear reactor that uses bomb-grade fuel Two people jumped a security fence at a GE Hitachi research reactor near San Francisco, the U.S. nuclear power regulator said on Thursday, raising con...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond is 'running out of time' Bed Bath & Beyond, once a leader in kitchenware and bedding, is in free-fall. It is racing to win back customers and salvage its brand before the pres...
12:32, 07/11/2019

Good Samaritans in Georgia turn in cash picked up on highway after armored truck mishap, police say Georgia cops were pleasantly surprised when several Good Samaritans turned in thousands of dollars that spilled out onto a highway earlier this week a...
12:32, 07/11/2019

Hurricane watch in Louisiana, mandatory evacuations issued as Barry expected to drop up to 20 inches of rain A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico forced mandatory evacuations in parts of Louisiana on Thursday, as a potential hurricane is ex...
12:32, 07/11/2019

Jeffrey Epstein had help operating sex trafficking ring from women he allegedly coerced What motivated four women to allegedly assist disgraced billionaire Jeffery Epstein in his abuse of dozens of underage girls? The answer may consist o...
12:32, 07/11/2019

Teacher fired for pro-choice abortion posts on Facebook sues Catholic school School's out for the summer but one teacher at a Charleston, S.C. Catholic school found herself in hot water and out of a job over Facebook posts supp...
12:32, 07/11/2019

Alex Acosta redirects Jeffrey Epstein case criticism to Florida prosecutor Barry Krischer Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — drawing flak amid claims his office years ago fumbled the prosecution of wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein — redirected ...
12:32, 07/11/2019

Jeffrey Epstein called billionaire, 'man of nearly infinite means' — but is it true? Even as his attorneys Thursday reportedly proposed a $77 million package to spring him from jail, reports are emerging that wealthy financier Jeffrey ...
12:32, 07/11/2019

Ohio police officer rescues child from burning home in dramatic video A police officer in Ohio who was the first to arrive at a burning home over the weekend helped rescue a child trapped inside in a dramatic moment capt...
12:32, 07/11/2019

'Heroic' Virginia rabbi missing after diving into ocean to save a student A Virginia rabbi and day camp counselor in Norfolk, Va. went missing after jumping into the ocean to save a student who struggled to make it back to s...
12:32, 07/11/2019

Johnson ally warns PM over new US ambassador Boris Johnson and not Theresa May should appoint Sir Kim Darroch's successor as British ambassador to the US, a key supporter of the Conservative lead...
12:16, 07/11/2019

Dollar General has a new strategy to win wealthier shoppers Dollar General is turning to a new strategy to push its budget-conscious shoppers to spend more at stores and attract wealthier customers hunting for ...
12:00, 07/11/2019

Mississippi gubernatorial candidate stands by refusal to allow female reporter to interview him alone, which she says is 'sexism' A Mississippi Republican gubernatorial candidate on Thursday stood by his decision to deny a female reporter's request to accompany him on a campaign ...
12:00, 07/11/2019

Teachers union sues Betsy DeVos over loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers union sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Thursday, alleging that the department has mismanaged a federal program...
12:00, 07/11/2019

Ocasio-Cortez calls Pelosi's 'singling out' of Democratic women of color 'disrespectful' Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York suggested that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been "singling out" freshman congresswomen of color...
12:00, 07/11/2019

White House Hosts Social Media Summit for Pro-Trump Digital Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call...
11:16, 07/11/2019

Biden, in Foreign Policy Speech, to Urge Summit Promoting Democracy The address in New York City will take aim at President Trump’s judgment in foreign affairs while also trying to lift Mr. Biden above the Democratic p...
11:16, 07/11/2019