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07/18/2019

33 arrested in protest of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
05:00, 07/18/2019

New York City removed 110 trash cans. Now garbage is overflowing and the rats are 'running wild' Rats are populating the Upper West Side thanks to the removal of trash cans by the New York City Department of Sanitation.        ...
05:00, 07/18/2019

House kills resolution to impeach Donald Trump The House voted Wednesday to kill a resolution brought by Rep. Al Green to impeach President Donald Trump in response to a series of tweets Democrats are calling racist....
04:52, 07/18/2019

Bernie Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations Sen. Bernie Sanders called on his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to reject all campaign donations from the healthcare industry during a speech defending his Medicare for All plan Wednesday....
04:52, 07/18/2019

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand over documents about the 2020 census....
04:52, 07/18/2019

20 Democratic candidates qualify for second primary debate The Democratic National Committee announced on Wednesday the 20 candidates who will take to the stage over two nights this month in the second round of primary debates....
04:52, 07/18/2019

New Hampshire passes bill to provide free tampons, other menstrual products in public schools New Hampshire middle and high schools must now provide free menstrual products, including tampons, to students under a bill signed Wednesday.        ...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Ex-L.S.U. Student Convicted in Fraternity Hazing Death of Freshman Matthew Naquin, 21, faces up to five years in prison for negligent homicide. His conviction is the latest example of the increasingly hard line prosecutors are taking with hazing deaths....
03:52, 07/18/2019

FaceApp Lets You ‘Age’ a Photo by Decades. Does It Also Violate Your Privacy? Some security concerns raised about the app at the center of a popular social media trend are exaggerated, but experts say the developer should be more transparent....
03:52, 07/18/2019

A Border Kept Him From His Daughter. Now He’s Here to Say Goodbye. A 13-year-old girl from Honduras waited for her father to join her in the United States. But her father was repeatedly detained at the border. He came too late....
03:52, 07/18/2019

'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in US prison The notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison. A federal judge in Brooklyn handed down the sentence Wednesday. (July 17)        ...
02:52, 07/18/2019

J.T. Lewis, brother of young Sandy Hook hero, running for state Senate in Connecticut The brother of a child killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre is running for the Connecticut Senate, saying politicians have failed to curb violence.        ...
02:52, 07/18/2019

A second GOP candidate says he won't have a solo meeting with any woman not his wife A second Republican man running for Mississippi governor said he won't meet alone with a woman who isn't his wife, even in a professional setting.        ...
02:52, 07/18/2019

It will be 90 degrees or warmer for nearly 90% of Americans this week At least 290 million people will swelter through the hottest weather of the summer as a record-breaking heat wave bakes the central and eastern U.S.        ...
02:52, 07/18/2019

Notorious drug lord Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán sentenced to life. And U.S. wants his $12.6B fortune. Notorious drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera was formally sentenced Wednesday to life in prison on drug trafficking charges.        ...
02:52, 07/18/2019

Rescued California camper said she fled knife-wielding attacker A California Camper is found four days after she went missing in the remote White Mountains near the Nevada border. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
02:52, 07/18/2019

Saturn V Rocket illuminates the Washington Monument celebrating the Apollo 11 moon landing In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.        ...
02:52, 07/18/2019

Dozens of whales stranded on Georgia island remain at sea after rescue effort by beachgoers Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
02:52, 07/18/2019

Florida officials play 'Baby Shark' on repeat to keep homeless people out of local park West Palm Beach, Florida officials are playing "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos," on loop overnight in an effort to ward homeless people away.        ...
02:52, 07/18/2019

Democratic-controlled House kills articles of impeachment against Trump The House voted to kill a measure seeking to impeach President Donald Trump – the first vote on such a measure since Democrats took the majority and since the release of former special counsel Robert Mueller's report.    &#...
02:52, 07/18/2019

Weird science: Could piling man-made snow on Antarctica stop ice sheet collapse? Piling billions of tons of man-made snow on top of the West Antarctic ice sheet could prevent it from melting and collapsing into the sea, study says.        ...
02:52, 07/18/2019

6-year-old girl who died after 'tragic' golf ball accident was 'full of joy and compassion' Aria Hill, who died in a freak golfing accident in Utah Monday morning, is described by family as loving and full of joy.        ...
02:52, 07/18/2019

'We are fighting for justice': Protesters call for firing of NYPD officers at 'We are Eric Garner' rally Hundreds of youth organizers will march through Foley Square in New York City, calling for NYPD officers involved in Eric Garner's death to be fired.        ...
02:52, 07/18/2019

Over 20 arrests made in protest of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
02:52, 07/18/2019

New Jersey judge who cited alleged rapist's 'good family' in court ruling steps down Superior Court Judge James G. Troiano has drawn an intense backlash over his decision to bar prosecutors from bringing adult charges against the teen.        ...
02:52, 07/18/2019

Protests erupt in New York to mark Eric Garner's death Eric Garner died after an NYPD officer tried to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes. His dying gasp of "I can't breathe" inspired nationwide protests.        ...
02:52, 07/18/2019

A heat wave will scorch the central and eastern US this week. Here's how you can stay cool and survive The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for large swathes of the country where temperatures will reach triple digits this week.        ...
02:52, 07/18/2019

Man sentenced for threatening to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students An Arizona man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students at its first commencement ceremony for black students in order to "end their pro-black agenda."...
01:39, 07/18/2019

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal....
01:39, 07/18/2019

Hundreds protest in New York after police officer avoids charges in chokehold case Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest a decision by the U.S. Department of Justice not to bring federal charges against a policeman accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in 2014....
01:39, 07/18/2019

Judge in Durst murder case rules jurors may consider handwriting evidence Jurors in real estate scion Robert Durst's trial for murder may consider handwriting evidence that prosecutors say implicates him in the killing of his longtime friend, a Los Angeles judge ruled on Wednesday....
01:39, 07/18/2019

El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, was sentenced on Wednesday by a U.S. judge to life in prison, plus 30...
23:26, 07/17/2019

Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the latest deployment in support of President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown....
23:26, 07/17/2019

U.S. judge blasts drug lord El Chapo's 'overwhelming evil,' imposes life sentence Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a U.S. penitentiary, a federal judge said on Wednesday after accusing him of "overwhelming evil."...
23:26, 07/17/2019

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked courts to freeze the measure while their cases are heard....
23:26, 07/17/2019

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in gruesome slaying of student from China Federal jurors on Wednesday were deliberating the fate of an Illinois man who was found guilty of the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago, and will decide whether to sentence him to death or life in prison....
23:26, 07/17/2019

Experts in Senate describe effects of detention on migrant children Two former officials of the Homeland Security Department and DEA testified in the Senate Wednesday to answer lawmakers' concerns about the treatment of migrant families under the Trump administration....
23:00, 07/17/2019

House set for vote on resolution to impeach President Donald Trump In a week that's already seen a House resolution condemning President Donald Trump for tweets about four U.S. congresswomen, lawmakers will vote Wednesday on another that calls for his removal from office....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Prosecutors end inquiry into 'hush money' payments by ex-Trump attorney Michael Cohen Federal prosecutors have ended an investigation into accusations the Trump Organization paid hush money to silence women who claimed sexual affairs, and documents from the inquiry will soon be made public....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Gallup poll: Most Americans oppose statehood for Washington, D.C. A new survey this week shows most citizens of the United States are opposed to granting statehood to Washington, D.C. -- a result that seems to go against the wishes of most who live in the district....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Watch: Jewish groups protest ‘concentration camps’ on border Using a comparison to "concentration camps" that some Jewish groups consider offensive, some others are embracing the term to take action against the immigration detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border....
23:00, 07/17/2019

In photos: The week of July 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Four Democratic congresswomen respond to racist comments about them from President Donald Trump; presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway defies a subpoena to appear before the House Oversight committee; and Trump signs an order on American manufacturin...
23:00, 07/17/2019

Apple unveils new emojis to increase diversity In an effort to bring more diversity to its emoji collection, Apple announced Tuesday a new line of characters that include images representing the disabled along with expanded relationship options....
23:00, 07/17/2019

NRC proposes fewer inspections at U.S. nuclear plants In a bid to save money, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has recommended reducing the number of inspections it performs for nearly 100 reactors at 60 nuclear power plants across the United States....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Watch: Trump parties in 1992 with Jeffrey Epstein Jeffrey Epstein, who also had been a friend of ex-President Bill Clinton, was arrested by federal authorities earlier this month and charged with child sex trafficking....
22:52, 07/17/2019

IBM shares jump on earnings beat IBM's year-over-year revenue has now declined for four quarters in a row. Impact from Red Hat is not yet factored into the company's guidance....
22:52, 07/17/2019

Trump Sets the 2020 Tone: Like 2016, Only This Time ‘the Squad’ Is Here The president boasted of “marrying” Nancy Pelosi to four progressive congresswomen of color, betting that he can cast the entire Democratic Party as radical....
21:39, 07/17/2019

The Republicans Who Voted to Condemn Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know) Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent....
21:39, 07/17/2019

John Paul Stevens Is Praised for Legal Prowess and Humble Approach Justice Stevens, who retired from the United States Supreme Court in 2010, was a Republican former antitrust lawyer who eventually became the leader of the court’s liberal wing....
21:39, 07/17/2019

I Wanted to Know What White Men Thought About Their Privilege. So I Asked. My college class asks what it means to be white in America — but interrogating that question as a black woman in the real world is much harder to do....
21:39, 07/17/2019

With Name-Calling and Twitter Battles, House Republican Campaign Arm Copies Trump’s Playbook House Republicans’ campaign arm, waging a no-holds-barred battle to reclaim the majority, has adopted an antagonistic strategy that includes calling lawmakers names....
21:39, 07/17/2019

5 Ways John Paul Stevens Made a Mark on the Supreme Court He was nominated to the Supreme Court by a Republican president, and even as Justice Stevens emerged as a leading liberal, President Gerald R. Ford remained a fan....
21:39, 07/17/2019

Sanders to Call for Rivals to Reject Money From Health Care Industry In a speech in Washington, Mr. Sanders will lay out his vision of “Medicare for all,” while saying all candidates should reject money from health care companies....
21:39, 07/17/2019

House to Vote on Contempt Citations for Barr and Ross Over Census Question The House is expected to vote Wednesday evening to hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress....
21:39, 07/17/2019

A Key Piece of Obamacare Finds an Unlikely Foe: House Democrats The House will vote on Wednesday to repeal the so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost health plans, a key way the Affordable Care Act was supposed to pay for itself....
21:39, 07/17/2019

Trump and Epstein Partied and Commented on Women in 1992 Video The video provides a glimpse of Donald J. Trump in his element, sidling between a dance floor filled with N.F.L. cheerleaders and the sidelines at his Mar-a-Lago club....
21:39, 07/17/2019

At a Missouri Jail, Bras Set Off the Metal Detector (and a Heated Debate) Some lawyers said they could not enter the Jackson County Detention Center without removing their bras. County officials say it’s for security’s sake....
21:39, 07/17/2019

Prisoner who gouged his eye out with plastic spoon sues the jail A prisoner from Texas who gouged out his eyes with a plastic spoon is suing the jail - claiming the psychiatric ward he was in was "deliberately understaffed"....
21:13, 07/17/2019

After a great start to earnings season, overall profits are no longer expected to decline Corporate earnings forecasts for the second quarter were lowered so much that companies are easily beating them, and expectations for negative profit growth are expected to turn positive....
19:39, 07/17/2019

Elon Musk is making implants to link the brain with a smartphone Elon Musk wants to insert Bluetooth-enabled implants into your brain, claiming the devices could enable telepathy and repair motor function in people with injuries....
18:39, 07/17/2019

This couple has 7 Instagram-famous pets Nala the cat, a Siamese and tabby mix, is slightly cross-eyed with gray and white fur. She likes being petted but isn't a fan of being held. She was rescued from an animal shelter and really loves men with beards....
18:39, 07/17/2019

WNBA suspends player after domestic violence allegation The WNBA suspended a Los Angeles Sparks player without pay on Tuesday because of a domestic violence allegation stemming from an incident in December, the league said....
18:39, 07/17/2019

El Chapo's sentencing today may be the last time the public ever sees him When Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, it could be the last time the public -- and even some members of his family -- ever see him in person....
18:39, 07/17/2019

New York sisters abused dad for nearly two decades because they said God told them he was 'unfaithful' to wife Three sisters from upstate New York were sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison after nearly two decades of physically and mentally abusing their elderly father -- a man the trio disdained because they said God told them he was “unfaithful to [thei...
17:39, 07/17/2019

Iowa agency director who hosted 'Tupac Fridays' for years asked to resign soon after mass rap lyrics email A 66-year-old Iowa state official was asked to resign last month days after he sent an agency-wide email to 4,300 employees highlighting lyrics from rap legend Tupac Shakur. ...
17:39, 07/17/2019

'Menacing' fire whirl whipped up by 'turbulent' winds during blaze in Washington Turbulent winds helped fuel an explosive wildfire in eastern Washington state that produced a towering column of flame in front of those battling the blaze. ...
17:39, 07/17/2019

Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grew Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012....
17:39, 07/17/2019

Facebook currency chief faces withering questioning from Democrats in Congress Facebook's head of Calibra David Marcus is grilled during a House Financial Services Committee hearing over the company's digital currency plans....
17:39, 07/17/2019

Man who threatened to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students faces sentencing An Arizona man faces sentencing on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students at its first commencement ceremony for African-Americans, saying he wanted to "end their pro-black agenda."...
17:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. to seek execution for Illinois man in gruesome slaying of Chinese student Federal prosecutors on Wednesday will begin arguing that an Illinois man should be executed for the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student in 2017....
17:00, 07/17/2019

Factbox: El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, is expected to be sentenced to life in a U.S. prison on Wednesday....
17:00, 07/17/2019

Sanders to urge 2020 rivals to reject health insurance industry donations U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pushing an ambitious "Medicare for All" health plan that has split Democratic White House contenders, will urge his rivals on Wednesday to reject campaign donations from the health insurance and pharmaceuti...
17:00, 07/17/2019

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to Supermax prison to avoid a third Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum-security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-long tunnel from his cell....
17:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. judge sentences Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' to life plus 30 years Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States, was sentenced by a U.S. judge on Wednesday to spend the rest of his life in prison....
17:00, 07/17/2019

ACLU sues to block Trump's new sweeping asylum restrictions Four civil rights organizations sued the Trump administration Tuesday to block a new rule that would make most asylum seekers inadmissible from entering the United States through its southern border....
15:13, 07/17/2019

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Rohingya people....
15:13, 07/17/2019

22 MS-13 members charged with killing seven people, racketeering A total of 22 MS-13 gang members and associates were indicted on federal charges of racketeering and murder for participating in a series of killings....
15:13, 07/17/2019

Eagle Scout rolls expected to drop after Mormon church ends partnership The number of Eagle Scouts in the Boy Scouts of America is expected to fall dramatically when the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ends its 105-year partnership with the organization in January....
15:13, 07/17/2019

R Kelly refused bail as he is 'still a danger to young girls' A judge in the US has ordered R Kelly to remain behind bars without bail after a prosecutor claimed the singer would still pose a danger to young girls if he was set free....
14:26, 07/17/2019

'Four horsewomen of the apocalypse': Trump in new 'Squad' attack President Donald Trump has made yet another attack on "The Squad", quoting senator John Kennedy, calling them the "four horsewomen of the apocalypse"....
14:26, 07/17/2019

Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán faces sentencing Wednesday, expected to get life behind bars Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán faces sentencing, expected to get a life prison term as a Sinaloa cartel leader who smuggled tons of drugs into the U.S.        ...
14:13, 07/17/2019

AP Top Stories July 17 Here's the latest for Wednesday July 17th: House votes to repudiate Trump; Republican Mark Sanford mulls presidential bid; more        ...
14:13, 07/17/2019

Shiori Ito on speaking about sexual assault in Japan: 'I felt lonely' Japanese journalist Shiori Ito and South Korean prosecutor Seo Ji-hyun discuss the impact #MeToo had in their countries while they were battling sexual assault and harrassment cases. (July 17)        ...
14:13, 07/17/2019

ShowBiz Minute: R Kelly, Emmys, Hyland Judge orders R. Kelly held in jail without bond in sex case; Stars react to their Emmy nominations; "Modern Family" actress Sarah Hyland and "Bachelorette" alum Wells Adams are engaged. (July 17)        ...
14:13, 07/17/2019

An Iowa agency director emailed Tupac lyrics to 4,300 employees. He was asked to resign Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven routinely sent messages to employees lauding the late rapper Tupac Shakur.        ...
14:13, 07/17/2019

Police create 'chat benches' to combat loneliness One English police department is tackling elderly isolation with “chat benches”. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.        ...
14:13, 07/17/2019

Why are dozens of whales beaching themselves on a Georgia shore? Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
14:13, 07/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious passport is Austrian, was needed for 'personal protection,' attorneys say Attorneys representing registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that an expired passport federal investigators found in a safe in the well-connected financier’s Manhattan home was necessary for his "personal protection."...
13:26, 07/17/2019

Harlem protests decision not to charge officer in infamous ‘I can’t breathe’ death Roughly 150 people, including small children, marched through New York City's Harlem streets on Tuesday night after federal prosecutors said they wouldn't bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death...
13:26, 07/17/2019

North Carolina dad swept into ocean, dies trying to save kids, officials say A North Carolina father died Sunday after he was swept out in rough waters while trying to rescue four of his kids who were struggling off the coast. ...
13:26, 07/17/2019

Porch pirate steals medicine from heart transplant recipient's door-step: report A Washington state man who received a heart transplant last year said surveillance cameras captured the moment a stranger stole life-saving medication from his doorstep last week....
13:26, 07/17/2019

4.3 magnitude earthquake hits San Francisco area A magnitude 4.3 earthquake reportedly shook San Francisco area Tuesday afternoon less than two weeks after the two large earthquakes hit Southern California....
13:26, 07/17/2019

California police officer, veteran died in his sleep at 36: police A 36-year-old California police officer and veteran was pronounced dead Tuesday morning after passing away in his sleep at his home, the Roseville Police Department said....
13:26, 07/17/2019

Utah boy selling ‘ice cold beer’ appears to be a savvy marketer A young roadside entrepreneur caught the attention of Utah police Tuesday with a sign that read “Ice cold beer” – and in small letters the word “root.”...
13:26, 07/17/2019

California man arrested after boy, 5, struck in the head with bullet California police arrested a man Tuesday who allegedly fired a gun into his neighbor’s home and struck a five-year-old in the head with a bullet while the boy was watching cartoons, a report said....
13:26, 07/17/2019

North Carolina man clad only in tennis shoes told deputies he took ‘date rape’ drug: police A North Carolina man wearing nothing but tennis shoes in a Kentucky parking lot Tuesday morning told deputies he had taken the “date rape” drug before they arrested him, police said.  ...
13:26, 07/17/2019

Orange County reached settlement that allows cops to arrest homeless people in some areas Orange County reached a settlement Tuesday that will allow law enforcement to immediately arrest homeless people in certain locations, including the John Wayne Airport, flood control channels and high-risk wilderness areas....
13:26, 07/17/2019

Harris on hearing 'go back to where you came from' Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris says she's personally been told 'go back to where you came from.' The California Democrat, in Iowa, had an angry response to President Trump's recent tweet about four Democratic con...
12:26, 07/17/2019

South Carolina Republican Sanford mulls 2020 bid Former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford floated the possibility that he would challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. He says he wants to call attention to government debt and spending. (July 1...
12:26, 07/17/2019

Former Sup. Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies John Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the Supreme Court's leading liberal, died Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after suffering a stroke Monday. He was 99. (July 17) ...
10:39, 07/17/2019

Black postmaster honored 121 years after lynching Just months after becoming Lake City, South Carolina’s first black postmaster, Frazier Baker was lynched by an angry mob. 121 years later, the Post Office he died trying to protect bears his name. (July 17)        ...
10:39, 07/17/2019

Peckish penguins pop by sushi shop A pair of sneaky penguins were found hiding in a sushi shop near Wellington train station in New Zealand. (July 17)        ...
10:39, 07/17/2019

The US consumer is keeping the economy from tanking and will get another boost from the Fed American consumers are flexing their muscles, and that's helping to save the economy from even slower growth as it faces what could be a protracted trade war....
10:00, 07/17/2019

R. Kelly denied bail in sex crimes case A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the R&B artist R. Kelly to jail without bail, delivering a blow to the performer as he faces mounting legal trouble related to accusations of sexual misconduct with minors....
10:00, 07/17/2019

US stocks set for a cautiously higher open after Trump's trade comments dent historic rally U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open Wednesday morning, after ending a lengthy winning streak following President Donald Trump's skeptical comments on the ongoing U.S.-China trade war....
10:00, 07/17/2019

UnitedHealth's Optum strikes deal with Bay Area hospital in bid to keep it independent United's Optum is launching a new partnership with John Muir Health aimed at helping the small northern California hospital operator become more competitive with its larger rivals in the Bay Area....
10:00, 07/17/2019

US Treasury yields tick lower amid renewed trade concerns U.S. government debt prices were higher on Wednesday morning, after President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is still a "long way to go" on trade talks with China....
10:00, 07/17/2019

MS-13 gang members cut out rival's heart Members and associates of the notorious MS-13 gang in California have been charged with seven murders, including one in which a rival gang member had his heart cut out....
09:13, 07/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's treatment is 'worse' because of his wealth, his lawyers say Prosecutors have singled out Jeffrey Epstein for harsher treatment than other defendants because he is rich, lawyers for the American financier claimed on Tuesday in arguing that Epstein should be freed while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges...
07:39, 07/17/2019

Retired U.S. Justice John Paul Stevens dies, leaving liberal legacy Former Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the liberal wing as the court moved to the right, died on Tuesday at age 99....
07:39, 07/17/2019

Is 'The Big One' next? California was shaking again Tuesday, with six earthquakes of 3.5 or greater Multiple earthquakes rattled California on Tuesday, but the U.S. Geographical Survey quelled fears of "The Big One."        ...
06:52, 07/17/2019

Apollo 'space legends' remember 1969 mission Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins joined several other key figures from that era for a look back at the historic moon mission, which began with liftoff exactly 50 years ago today. (July 16)        ...
06:52, 07/17/2019

Mexico deports Buffalo Wild Wings shooting suspect back to California after bail error Hernandez was wanted for a Sept. 17, 2017 shooting outside the Salinas Buffalo Wild Wings, when NFL games played on a Sunday afternoon.        ...
06:52, 07/17/2019

Florida man attacks wife's lover with scissors and flees with his penis, police say A Florida man allegedly cut off a man's penis months after catching him sleeping with his wife, the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office said.        ...
06:52, 07/17/2019

Today in History for July 17th Highlights of this day in history: TWA Flight 800 explodes; Russia's royal family executed; Disneyland opens; Nicaragua's Somoza goes into exile; Apollo and Soyuz link up in space; Baseball's Ty Cobb and jazz great John Coltrane die. ...
06:52, 07/17/2019

John Paul Stevens Praised for Legal Prowess and Humble Approach Justice Stevens, who retired from the United States Supreme Court in 2010, was a Republican former antitrust lawyer who eventually became the leader of the court’s liberal wing....
06:00, 07/17/2019

Here Are the Republicans Who Voted to Condemn as Racist Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know) Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent....
04:39, 07/17/2019

David Marcus, head of Facebook Libra cryptocurrency, grilled by skeptical Senate lawmakers Senate lawmakers said Tuesday they don't trust a plan by Facebook to devise and roll out an entirely new digital cryptocurrency system, the Libra, next year....
04:00, 07/17/2019

Gov. Kate Brown signs bill requiring Oregon schools to teach about Holocaust Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a new law Monday requiring that the Holocaust and other genocides be taught in state public middle and high schools beginning in the 2020-21 school year....
04:00, 07/17/2019

Judge bans political strategist Roger Stone from social media A federal judge in Washington, D.C., tightened a gag order Tuesday for political operative Roger Stone, completely banning him from using any social media sites....
04:00, 07/17/2019

Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding Locally heavy, gusty storms associated in part with Barry at midweek will pose localized flash-flooding threats this week and then usher in the hottest weather of the summer of 2019 so far in the northeastern United States....
04:00, 07/17/2019

Donald Trump pulls F-35 sale from Turkey after Russian missile defense purchase President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States will not sell Turkey any F-35 jets after the Middle Eastern country purchased a Russian missile defense system....
04:00, 07/17/2019

Humanity needs bold new space mission, Apollo legends agree A new, bold challenge in space exploration is needed to advance American prosperity and unite humanity with a common goal, a group of Apollo-era legends said Tuesday....
04:00, 07/17/2019

Leana Wen out as president of Planned Parenthood due to 'philosophical differences' Planned Parenthood announced the departure of President Leana Wen, who said they had engaged in negotiations about "philosophical differences" about the future of the program....
04:00, 07/17/2019

Girl Who Made Abuse Claim Is Sexually Assaulted by the Detective Sent to Investigate The investigator, Neil David Kimball, pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old girl he met when she reported a sexual assault to the authorities....
03:52, 07/17/2019

Iran Rejects Pompeo’s Suggestion It Is Willing to Negotiate Over Missile Program The misunderstanding seemed to underscore the White House’s eagerness to turn weeks of confrontation with Iran into a negotiating opportunity — and a reminder of how hard that will be to accomplish....
03:52, 07/17/2019

McConnell says Trump 'is not a racist' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump is "not a racist" after Trump tweeted over the weekend that four congresswomen of color should return to their native countries. All of the congresswomen are American citizens. (July ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

'You are not alone': Epstein accuser Courtney Wild urges more women to speak out One of Jeffrey Epstein's accusers, Courtney Wild, told reporters that he "will never stop sexually abusing children until he is in jail.”        ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

Man charged in murder of activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, found dead in a car's trunk Ronn Bell, 38, was arrested and charged Tuesday with first-degree murder for Sadie Roberts-Joseph's death.        ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

US indicts 22 members of MS-13 gang in killings Members and associates of the MS-13 gang committed seven murders including several in which victims were hacked to death with machetes in a Southern California forest, according to a federal indictment released Tuesday. (July 16)    &...
03:39, 07/17/2019

Epstein accuser urges more women to speak out One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers is urging victims to speak out against the wealthy financier as authorities prosecute him on sex charges. Courtney Wild said Tuesday that Epstein “will never stop sexually abusing children until he is in ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

California woman who went missing for four days says attacker chased her into backcountry Sheryl Powell said a knife-wielding man chased her away from her campground, authorities didn't receive reports of suspicious people or activity.        ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

Social platform gains notoriety after gory photos of dead teen posted. What is Discord? A rapidly growing communication app, Discord, was used to publish photos of a murder victim say police. Here's what you need to know.        ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

Fewer kids die from guns in states with stricter laws, study says Children living in states with more restrictions on firearms are less likely to die from them, a new study says.        ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

AP Top Stories July 16 P Here are the top stories for Tuesday, July 16th: GOP defends Trump on tweets; DOJ won't charge officer in choke hold death; Epstein accuser speaks out; USA celebrates Apollo 11 mission anniversary.        ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

House floor drama during debate over Trump tweets A dramatic controversy erupted on the House floor Tuesday over Republican objections to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's remarks criticizing President Donald Trump's tweets, resulting in a lawmaker abandoning the chair and storming off. (July 16) &#...
03:39, 07/17/2019

Dems prepare for condemnation of tweets vote House Democrats urged their Republican colleagues to join them in voting on a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's tweets that urged four Democratic congresswomen of color to return to their countries. (July 16)    ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for All health fixes        ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

Triple-digit temperatures could bring blackouts in New York City, DC and Chicago An upcoming heat wave could lead to power outages in the central and eastern U.S., including major metropolitan areas, experts say.        ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

Phoenix Zoo beats the heat with water and ice As the temperature hit 115 degrees Tuesday in the Phoenix area, residents were doing what they could to deal with the hottest day of the year so far. At the Phoenix Zoo, animals were beating the heat with cooling sprays of water and ice treats. (July...
03:39, 07/17/2019

A Michigan man fell from a tree and was impaled by a stump. A group of runners rescued him A 37-year-old man was found impaled on a stump around 8 a.m. Saturday after he fell from a tree about 6 p.m. Friday, MSU police said.        ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

Is 'The Big One' next? California was shaking again Tuesday, with five earthquakes of 3.5 or greater Multiple earthquakes rattled California on Tuesday, but the U.S. Geographical Survey quelled fears of "The Big One."        ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

House votes to 'strongly condemn' Trump tweets The Democratic-led US House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color. (July 16)        ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

Reaction to 'Game of Thrones' historic nominations and 'Big Bang Theory's ' snub 'Game of Thrones' scores record-breaking 32 Emmy Award nominations, toppling drama series record set by 'NYPD Blue' in 1994. (July 16)        ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

Reports: 10-month-old girl in Virginia is 21st child to die inside a hot car this year A 10-month-old baby girl is the third child to die after being left in a hot car this week, and the 21st this year.        ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accusers' lawyer says financier abused female visitors while on work release from jail An attorney for several accusers of Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that the wealthy financier had “improper sexual contact” with “female visitors” while he was on work release during his earlier jail time....
03:26, 07/17/2019

Sex-offender tenant of Louisiana activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph accused of killing her, likely over late rent A convicted sex offender has been arrested and charged with murdering Sadie Roberts-Joseph, who founded an African-American history museum in Louisiana, police and prosecutors announced on Tuesday. ...
03:26, 07/17/2019

Florida officer injured after being struck by teen driving stolen car, police say A Florida police sergeant was treated for his injuries Monday night after a 15-year-old, who was driving a stolen car, crashed into his patrol car, police say. ...
03:26, 07/17/2019

Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters in Washington Tuesday....
03:26, 07/17/2019

Photos of New York teenager's corpse still being shared online: reports Photos of the corpse of a 17-year-old girl with a small social media following in upstate New York who was allegedly killed by a man she’d met recently on Instagram continued to spread online Tuesday, according to reports....
03:26, 07/17/2019

Tropical Storm Barry tests Louisiana's multi-billion-dollar post-Katrina flood defenses Louisiana officials are learning what worked and what still needs improvements after Hurricane Barry dumped heavy rain on the state’s multi-billion dollar post-Katrina flood defenses, put into use for the first time when the storm hit....
03:26, 07/17/2019

5 Lessons From the Democratic Fund-Raising Reports Second-quarter totals show a lower tier of candidates burning through cash trying to stay viable, while the leaders banked millions. Elizabeth Warren now has more than 300 people on her payroll....
02:00, 07/17/2019

House Condemns Trump’s Attack on Four Congresswomen as Racist The House voted largely along party lines to formally condemn President Trump’s comments on four minority congresswomen as racist, after an hourslong brawl....
02:00, 07/17/2019

Roger Stone Is Barred From Social Media After Posts Attacking Russia Inquiry Mr. Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, had long complained about the Russia investigation online even after a judge ordered him to keep quiet....
02:00, 07/17/2019

5% of Congress Was Born Abroad. Those Members Show What It Means to Be American. Twenty-nine members of Congress were born abroad, many on U.S. military bases, but more than a dozen are immigrants with at least one foreign-born parent....
02:00, 07/17/2019

Union Challenge of Trump Executive Orders Rejected by Federal Court The court said unions representing federal government workers had to bring their case before a federal labor agency before turning to federal courts....
02:00, 07/17/2019

What Happens After an ICE Raid? Explaining the Deportation Process With agents targeting recently arrived families from Central America, the federal authorities intend to arrest as many as 2,000 people. Here’s how that works....
02:00, 07/17/2019

Why Midsize Cities Struggle to Catch Up to Superstar Cities For decades, smaller metropolitan areas closed the income gap with bigger, richer ones, but no longer. So places like Winston-Salem, N.C., are trying to lay a new foundation for prosperity....
02:00, 07/17/2019

Mark Sanford, Once Targeted by Trump, Weighs Primary Challenge Against Him Mr. Sanford, the former congressman and governor from South Carolina who infamously lied about hiking the Appalachian Trail, is considering taking on the president....
02:00, 07/17/2019

Planned Parenthood Ousts President, Seeking a More Political Approach Dr. Leana Wen was removed after 8 months in office, as the group sought a more aggressive political leader to combat recent efforts to roll back access to abortions....
02:00, 07/17/2019

States Are Making Progress on Opioids. Now the Money That’s Helping Them May Dry Up Billions in federal grants for treatment and prevention programs are set to end next year. The Trump administration has not said whether it will seek to extend them....
02:00, 07/17/2019

No Questions About U.S. Wars in Defense Chief’s Confirmation Hearing Mark T. Esper spent the hourslong hearing in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee mostly discussing military challenges from Iran, China and Russia....
02:00, 07/17/2019

Suspect in Sadie Roberts-Joseph Killing Was Her Tenant, Police Say The authorities said the suspect, Ronn Jermaine Bell, 38, was behind on rent he owed Ms. Roberts-Joseph, a respected community leader in Baton Rouge, La....
02:00, 07/17/2019

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda One of Mr. Pizzella’s White House admirers describes him as a “movement conservative” more likely to agree with the White House on cutting labor rules and weakening unions than his predecessor....
02:00, 07/17/2019

A Better Way to Manage Your Period? Try the Menstrual Cup, Scientists Say The reusable, bell-like devices unfold in the vagina to stanch menstrual flow. They are as effective as sanitary pads and tampons, according to a new analysis — and less expensive....
02:00, 07/17/2019

William Dannemeyer, California Archconservative, Dies at 89 A seven-term Orange County congressman, he favored curbs on people with AIDS and laws against sodomy and opposed abortion rights and environmentalists....
02:00, 07/17/2019

Judge Is Asked to Punish Officials Over Tactics in Census Question Dispute Plaintiffs who sued to block the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census called the conduct of Trump administration officials “nothing less than a fraud on the court.”...
02:00, 07/17/2019

Beyond the Grave, the N.R.A.’s $56 Million Donor Lives On The National Rifle Association’s benefactors have been veiled in secrecy, but more than 1,000 emerged after a records review. One loomed above the rest....
02:00, 07/17/2019

‘Chance the Snapper,’ the Alligator That Mesmerized Chicago, Is Captured Officials had been searching for the alligator for almost a week. It took someone from a warmer clime — Florida — to nab him. The story had enthralled Chicago....
02:00, 07/17/2019

MS-13 Gang Members Charged With Brutal Murders in Los Angeles A sweeping indictment of 22 members of the transnational criminal gang’s “Fulton Clique” lists a host of crimes ranging from racketeering to gruesome killings....
02:00, 07/17/2019

How the Eric Garner Decision Compares With Other Cases Despite increased attention on deaths involving the police, most officers involved in them are not charged. Among the few who are, most are not convicted....
02:00, 07/17/2019

Natural gas explosion at California home kills worker, injures 15 others A gas company worker was killed and more than a dozen people were hurt after a natural gas explosion leveled a home in Southern California on Monday, according to officials. ...
00:52, 07/17/2019

Indiana police officer who fatally shot black man resigns, union says, due to stress, media attention A white Indiana police officer who fatally shot a black man, sparking protests and roiling the presidential campaign of South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, has resigned, the local police union announced Monday....
00:52, 07/17/2019

Convicted serial killer Samuel Little may be linked to death of Arkansas woman A convicted serial killer who has confessed to 90 murders in the span of 35 years and was known for sketching portraits of his victims may be linked to a death of a woman in Arkansas, according to officials....
00:52, 07/17/2019

Army recruiter who called himself 'Colorado batman' allegedly solicited girls as young as 10: police An Army recruiter who called himself "Colorado batman" on social media was arrested Monday on suspicion of soliciting girls as young as 10, authorities said....
00:52, 07/17/2019

Prosecutors accuse MS-13 of 7 'medieval-style' slayings, including cutting heart out of rival Los Angeles MS-13 gang members were charged Tuesday with the “medieval-style” slayings of seven people, including a rival gang member who had his heart cut out of his chest....
00:52, 07/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accusers' lawyer says financier abused female visitors while jailed One of Jeffrey Epstein’s most vocal accusers urged other women Tuesday to come forward with allegations against the registered sex offender and well-connected financier as federal authorities prosecute him on sex charges....
00:52, 07/17/2019

Here are the 4 congresswomen known as 'The Squad' targeted by Trump's racist tweets Well before President Donald Trump launched a racist attack against four first-term, progressive Democratic congresswomen, "The Squad," as they've come to be known on Capitol Hill, had carved an outsized profile for themselves due to their willingnes...
00:13, 07/17/2019

George Conway calls Trump a 'racist president' after his attacks on progressive congresswomen George Conway, husband of top White House aide Kellyanne Conway, called President Donald Trump "a racist president" after remarks the President made attacking progressive Democratic congresswomen of color....
00:13, 07/17/2019

Former GOP Rep. Mark Sanford eyeing challenge to Trump in 2020 Former South Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Sanford, who lost his primary race last year after voicing criticism of President Donald Trump, says he is considering mounting a challenge to the President in 2020....
00:13, 07/17/2019

CNN Poll: Biden, Sanders and Warren top the 2020 Democratic field in New Hampshire Former Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders sit atop the field of Democratic presidential contenders among likely primary voters in New Hampshire, according to a new CNN poll conducted by the U...
00:13, 07/17/2019

NFL player accused of knocking out woman The New York Giants have suspended safety Kamrin Moore after he was charged with aggravated assault following an incident in which a woman alleged he stepped on her neck before knocking her unconscious....
00:13, 07/17/2019

America's addiction to absurdly fast shipping has a hidden cost Search. Compare options. Click buy. Look out for a package on your doorstep the next day, or even that same day, without ever having to get in your car. The mail truck comes by and drops off your order with a bunch of others, probably on a route she ...
00:13, 07/17/2019

Greek man confesses to rape, murder of U.S. scientist, police say Greek police believe they have found the man who raped and murdered an American biologist whose body was discovered on the island of Crete on July 8, a senior official said on Tuesday....
00:00, 07/17/2019

Chicago alligator stakeout snaps shut after professional catches reptile An elusive alligator residing in a Chicago lagoon was caught early on Tuesday after the reptile, thought to be an abandoned pet, captivated locals for nearly a week....
00:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. inspector general to probe FAA helicopter oversight The U.S. Transportation Department's inspector general said on Tuesday it will probe the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight of doors-off helicopter operations after a New York crash in March 2018 that killed five people....
00:00, 07/17/2019

Factbox: U.S. police officers who kill unarmed black men often avoid criminal liability A New York City policeman became the latest example of a law enforcement officer to face no criminal liability for killing an unarmed black man when the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday it would not prosecute him in the July 17, 2014 killin...
00:00, 07/17/2019

No federal charges for New York policeman in 2014 'I can't breathe' death The New York police officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold during an attempted 2014 arrest, fueling the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will not face federal criminal charges, Brooklyn's top federal prosecutor said on Tuesday....
00:00, 07/17/2019

Former tenant charged in killing of Louisiana civil rights activist A former tenant of a Baton Rouge civil rights activist has been arrested and charged with her murder, police in the Louisiana capital said on Tuesday....
00:00, 07/17/2019

Planned Parenthood groups announce departure of president, acting leader named Planned Parenthood Federation of America, a leading provider of reproductive services, and its political arm, the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, said on Tuesday they replaced their president, Dr. Leana Wen, effective immediately....
00:00, 07/17/2019

California gang members charged in L.A. machete murders, racketeering Twenty-two Los Angeles members of the notorious MS-13 gang with nicknames such as "Desastre" and "Lucifer" have been charged with running a criminal racketeering enterprise enforced with a string of murders, some by machete, prosecutors said on Tuesd...
00:00, 07/17/2019

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad where first humans lifted off for the moon Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years ago along with the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.“Wonderful feeling to be back at launch pad 39A...
00:00, 07/17/2019

New York City can ban ads inside Uber, Lyft vehicles: U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victory to the millions of passengers who it said find such ads "extremely annoying."...
00:00, 07/17/2019

ACLU files suit to block Trump rule to stop asylum seekers The American Civil Liberties Union sued U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, challenging a sweeping new rule that would bar almost all migrants from seeking asylum at the southern border of the United States....
00:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. to move public lands agency to Colorado from Washington The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will move its headquarters to Colorado from Washington, officials said on Tuesday, sparking ire from conservationists who said the decision would weaken the agency dedicated to managing the country's vast public lan...
00:00, 07/17/2019

In Eric Garner case, Justice Department declines civil rights charges against New York City police officer Despite disagreement between top prosecutors regarding the strength of the case, the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday ultimately declined to bring civil rights charges against the New York City police officer involved in the controversial and ra...
19:26, 07/16/2019

California home where Manson followers killed Leno and Rosemary LaBianca up for sale A California home described as "one of a kind" that just so happens to be the location of one of the brutal Manson Family murders is now on the market. ...
19:26, 07/16/2019

Holocaust history now required in Oregon schools after law championed by teen, concentration camp survivor Oregon public schools will now be required to teach students about the Holocaust, and other genocides throughout history, after the passage of a new bill signed into law by Gov. Kate Brown on Monday....
19:26, 07/16/2019

Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread -- and high-reaching -- backlash by removing the pledge's recital....
19:26, 07/16/2019

Montana teen who ran away from mental hospital dies after being hit by pickup truck, police say A 15-year-old Montana girl who escaped from a mental health hospital has died after being struck by a pickup truck on a nearby interstate highway, police say. ...
19:26, 07/16/2019

Air Force major accused of murder after deputies find wife's remains An Air Force major in Texas has been accused of killing his wife after her remains were found after a 134-day missing person search, authorities said....
19:26, 07/16/2019

After 71 years of marriage, couple passes away on the same day only hours apart The Georgia couple is survived by their six children, 16 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.        ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

America's most violent state? Louisiana. What's the most peaceful one? 24/7 Wall St. created an index of violent crime, incarceration and suicide rates to identify the most peaceful and most violent states.        ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

Nebraska woman arrested after scaling Mount Rushmore with bare feet and no rope A Nebraska woman has been fined $1,000 for climbing the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota.        ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

Armstrong's restored spacesuit goes on display The spacesuit that Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong wore on the moon is back on display in mint condition. The suit was rehabbed before it was unveiled Tuesday by Vice President Mike Pence at the Air and Space Museum. (July 16)    ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

Immigrant advocates file lawsuit against new Florida law prohibiting 'sanctuary cities' A coalition of immigrant advocacy groups filed a suit to stop enactment of Florida's new 'sanctuary cities' law.        ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

Man charged with murder of Bianca Devins posted photos of her body on social media, authorities say Brandon Clark, 21, was charged late Monday with second-degree murder in the death of Bianca Devins, 17.        ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

GOP leaders on Trump's tweets: It's about politics Republican leaders in Congress remained unwilling Tuesday to unequivocally rebuke President Donald Trump's attack on four progressive women of color in Congress, insisting his tweets and the ensuing dispute is about ideology and politics. (July ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

'Game of Thrones' breaks Emmy nomination record "Game of Thrones" slashes its way to historic 32 Emmy Award nominations, including best drama series. (June 16)        ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

'Dangerous' heat wave to scorch central, eastern US this week The hottest weather of the summer is poised to spread across much of the central and then eastern US over the next several days.        ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

An underwater forest is complicating the two-week search for a missing woman's body An underwater forest with trees as tall as 60 feet is hampering the search for the body of a woman who was thrown off a boat in Alabama.        ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

Florida homeowner shares some scary video of a ’crab invasion’ Following heavy rainfall, a Florida homeowner filmed dozens and dozens of crabs crawling on his house and property. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

Babysitter accused of child sexual abuse at daycare gets 30 days after plea deal The woman faced charges stemming from alleged abused that took place at a daycare she ran from her home in Grove City, Ohio.        ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

Ever have a tick? This Kentucky man got one in his eye A Kentucky man who went to the doctor with an irritated eye got the unsavory news that it contained a tick.        ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

House Dems to vote on resolution condemning Trump House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump's racist comments about four congresswomen of color. A co-sponsors of the resolution said "it's un-American to tell people to go back to their country....
19:13, 07/16/2019

'Dangerous': Air Force responds to plans to 'storm Area 51' and 'see them aliens' As more than a million people on Facebook say they're "going" to a joke event to "storm Area 51," the U.S. military has responded to the plans.        ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

CBP investigating Facebook posts of 70 current, former employees U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees connected to posts on Facebook involving derogatory, sexual and racial content....
19:13, 07/16/2019

Watch live: Facebook Libra chief testifies in Congress to explain cryptocurrency The head of Facebook's blockchain division will appear in Congress Tuesday for the first of two hearings about the social media network's plans to roll out a new digital financial system next year....
19:13, 07/16/2019

Budget office: U.S. federal deficit will top record $1 trillion The White House Office of Management and Budget says the 2019 federal deficit is projected to surpass the $1 trillion mark -- the highest it's been in years....
19:13, 07/16/2019

More migrants at U.S.-Mexico border suffering dehydration, overexertion Cases of severe dehydration and overexertion among migrants are skyrocketing in deep South Texas as people push their bodies past the breaking point to get into the United States, new statistics show....
19:13, 07/16/2019

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty resigns amid Senate race U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty announced Tuesday he will leave the diplomatic post, just days after President Donald Trump endorsed him to run for a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate....
19:13, 07/16/2019

Puerto Rico police clash with protesters over Gov. Ricardo Rossello scandal Puerto Rican police clashed with demonstrators late Monday over Gov. Ricardo Rossello's refusal to give up power, in the wake of a leaked chat log that's tainted his administration....
19:13, 07/16/2019

Watch live: Defense Secretary appointee Mark Esper confirmation hearing The Senate armed services committee will open a confirmation hearing Tuesday for defense secretary appointee Mark Esper, who hopes to fill the post that's been vacant for seven months....
19:13, 07/16/2019

Retail sales up in June as second quarter finishes strong Retail sales in the United States totaled nearly $520 billion in June, a 0.4 percent increase from the previous month and 3.4 percent higher than the same month a year ago....
19:13, 07/16/2019

Justice Dept. declines to charge NYPD officer in Eric Garner's death Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday they will not file charges against a New York City Police Department officer in the controversial death of Eric Garner -- which drew national outrage five years ago....
19:13, 07/16/2019

Ikea closing only U.S. factory in shift to Europe Swedish furniture giant Ikea announced Tuesday it will close its only U.S. factory in Virginia and shift operations to Europe, where costs are less expensive....
19:13, 07/16/2019

Liberal Christians gather at Wild Goose Festival to pray -- and plan For years, liberals have been wary of fusions of faith and politics, careful not to pierce the boundary between church and state. Now they are asking: What if my beliefs are by implication political?...
19:13, 07/16/2019

The Painful Roots of Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Comment Mr. Trump’s instruction for four congresswomen to “go back” to their countries was a cutting reminder for those who have heard different versions of the slur before....
16:52, 07/16/2019

Ebony Memories: A Photo Treasury The most significant collection of photographs depicting African-American life in the 20th century is being auctioned. Historians fear the archive could end up hidden away....
16:52, 07/16/2019

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher's defense lawyer wants to rejoin the Navy to teach prosecutors, says he fears for law-abiding warfighters The defense attorney who won an acquittal for decorated Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher earlier this month is seeking a waiver to rejoin the Navy at a higher rank to help teacher prosecutors how they mishandled the case....
16:26, 07/16/2019

Tucker Carlson investigates the 'obvious question' no one can answer about Jeffrey Epstein Jeffrey Epstein was famously rich, often referred to as a billionaire in news reports, but Tucker Carlson highlighted Monday that no one seems to be able to answer an obvious question: how much money does Epstein have and how did he make it?...
16:26, 07/16/2019

Bikini-clad woman, 69, reported missing after hiking in Mojave Desert in California amid heatwave California search crews Tuesday again braved sweltering temperatures to scour the Mojave Desert for a 69-year-old bikini-clad Arizona woman who vanished Friday while hiking with her husband -- and who reportedly had no supplies to sustain her in the ...
16:26, 07/16/2019

Florida man used Taser to fend off bystanders following crash, police say A Florida man was arrested Monday after police say he caused a car crash and then used a Taser to threaten bystanders who'd gathered at the accident scene....
16:26, 07/16/2019

AP Top Stories July 16 Here's the latest for Tuesday July 16th: House Democrats plan vote on resolution condemning Trump comments; Biden unveils health care overhaul; more.        ...
15:39, 07/16/2019

On This Day: 16 July 2004 Martha Stewart sentenced to five months in prison for lying to federal officers in insider trading case. (July 16)        ...
15:39, 07/16/2019

NKorea floats idea of lifting weapons test freeze North Korea says it is rethinking whether to abide by its moratorium on nuclear and missile tests and other steps aimed at improving ties with the US. The statement blames upcoming regular US-South Korean military drills. (July 16)    ...
15:39, 07/16/2019

Food stamps are more popular in these cities than anywhere else 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) data to identify the U.S. cities with the most people on food stamps.        ...
15:39, 07/16/2019

'Highly discouraged': Air Force responds to plans to 'storm Area 51' and 'see them aliens' As more than a million people on Facebook say they're "going" to a joke event to "storm Area 51," the U.S. military has responded to the plans.        ...
15:39, 07/16/2019

ShowBiz Minute: R. Kelly, Emmys, Elvis R. Kelly is expected to appear in a Chicago federal courtroom Tuesday; Emmy nominations to be announced; Austin Butler to star as Elvis in Baz Luhrmann-helmed biopic. (July 16)        ...
15:39, 07/16/2019

A neo-Nazi trolled a Jewish woman online. A Judge said he should pay her $14M The publisher of a neo-Nazi website should pay the victim of an internet trolling campaign over $14 million and remove all posts, a judge said.        ...
15:39, 07/16/2019

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin recalls first moments on the moon on 50th anniversary of mission "To me, it was the dream we had all signed up to chase, what we had imagined, worked and trained for, the apex of national service to a country we unabashedly loved," Buzz Aldrin said.        ...
15:39, 07/16/2019

Methed-up gators and ducks and geese: Tennessee police warn against flushing drugs down the toilet A Tennessee police department urged residents not to flush drugs down the toilet, citing fears that wildlife could get "hyped up on meth."        ...
15:39, 07/16/2019

50 years ago, Ted Kennedy veered off a Chappaquiddick bridge and caused a woman's death Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's sedan veered off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island and plunged into a pond 50 years ago Thursday.        ...
15:39, 07/16/2019

Man who stashed 1,000 guns in Bel-Air mansion charged with 64 felony counts A California man faces 64 felony counts after authorities say they found more than 1,000 guns at his home in the Bel-Air section of Los Angeles.        ...
15:39, 07/16/2019

Three adults face charges after kids, drugs found locked in the back of U-Haul in Tennessee The Tennessee Highway Patrol found three children in the back of a U-Haul in Cocke Co. on Wednesday, along with an assortment of drugs.        ...
15:39, 07/16/2019

Titanium fire caused capsule explosion - SpaceX SpaceX and NASA believe a titanium fire was the reason a launchpad test of its Crew Dragon vehicle - intended to one day fly astronauts to the International Space Station - ended in flames....
13:26, 07/16/2019

'Meth-gators' - Police warn against flushing drugs Police in Tennessee have arrested a man after he reportedly tried to flush his drugs stash down the toilet - with police saying it could lead to "meth-gators" in Alabama....
13:26, 07/16/2019

'The Squad': Who are the congresswomen in Trump's firing line? Donald Trump has come under fire after taking aim at a group of Democrat congresswomen, telling them to "go back and help fix" their "broken and crime-infested countries" - despite them being American....
13:26, 07/16/2019

Native Hawaiian activists protest telescope Protesters gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Monday, trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope. Protesters say the telescope will desecrate sacred land. Supporters say it will bring economic and scientific benefits....
12:26, 07/16/2019

AP Top Stories July 16 A Here's the latest for Tuesday July 16th: House Democrats plan vote on resolution condemning Trump comments; Biden unveils health care overhaul; Explosion destroys house in Southern California; Protesters try to stop Hawaii giant telescope constr...
12:26, 07/16/2019

San Francisco plans to reserve parking lot for homeless living out of vehicles: reports A California city with a rising homeless population is reportedly planning to open its first facility to serve those who are living out of their cars and recreational vehicles....
11:39, 07/16/2019

California survivalist who confessed to 2004 murder of couple sentenced: report A Northern California survivalist charged with the 2004 beachside killing of an engaged couple and the 2017 slaying of his brother was sentenced Monday to three life sentences without parole, according to reports. ...
11:39, 07/16/2019

Chilling new details emerge in Savannah Spurlock case A Kentucky State Police detective testified Monday that Savannah Spurlock’s dead body was found in a 19-inch deep grave, naked, wrapped in several black garbage bags and bent over with her feet bound by tape.  ...
11:39, 07/16/2019

Missouri woman hunts down thieves, steals car back: report A Missouri woman with no background in investigating tracked down the suspects who stole her car, then stole the car right back, according to a Monday report. ...
11:39, 07/16/2019

Oklahoma teens find human leg bone with shoe still attached: police A group of Oklahoma teenagers found a human leg bone with a piece of footwear still attached while walking through the wood Monday evening, police said....
11:39, 07/16/2019

Photo-bomber flashes bare chest in background of grieving family at state park, Texas family says A Texas woman is seeking the identity of a photo -bomber who ruined her family’s weekend trip to a state park to remember a family member who died by flashing her bare breasts in the background of a group photo....
11:39, 07/16/2019

New Jersey firefighters fill pool of young cancer patient whose parents couldn’t afford it: report New Jersey firefighters elected to fill the pool of the family of a young cancer patient for free after the family said they couldn’t afford to fill it all the way to spare money for son’s treatment.  ...
11:39, 07/16/2019

3 kids found locked in back of U-Haul carrying drugs in Tennessee: police Authorities say three children have been rescued from the back of a U-Haul truck that was carrying drugs in Tennessee, and three North Carolinians have been charged in the case....
11:39, 07/16/2019

University of Alaska regents postpone 'financial-exigency' decision Leaders of the University of Alaska, facing a 41% cut in state funding by the governor, on Monday postponed a decision to declare the academic equivalent of bankruptcy reorganization until the end of the month....
11:26, 07/16/2019

Gas line blast levels house in California, kills one and injures 15 A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday when a ruptured gas line triggered an explosion that leveled a house and shattered windows in nearby homes in the Southern California town of Murrieta, authorities said....
11:26, 07/16/2019

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., voicing concern for the rise of hate crimes in the U.S....
11:13, 07/16/2019

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 America showcase....
11:13, 07/16/2019

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, they said, the accused sex trafficker will flee if he's granted bail....
11:13, 07/16/2019

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 Charlottesville, Va., in 2017....
11:13, 07/16/2019

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 Monday....
11:13, 07/16/2019

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....
11:13, 07/16/2019

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 market this fall....
11:13, 07/16/2019

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 Monday....
11:13, 07/16/2019

One dead, one critically injured in California helicopter crash A flight instructor was killed and a student was critically injured after a helicopter crashed during a training session at a California airport, authorities said....
11:13, 07/16/2019

70 current, former CBP employees under probe for sexist, racist social media posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees who are connected to racist, sexist and derogatory posts on Facebook groups....
11:13, 07/16/2019

‘Garbaging for bears’ on federal land puts grizzlies, wolves at risk Hunters luring black bears to "bait sites" loaded with bread, donuts and dog food in national forests are putting grizzlies and wolves at risk, critics say....
11:13, 07/16/2019

Police: New York man killed girlfriend, posted images of body online A 21-year-old New York man has been charged with second-degree murder for killing a 17-year-old girl and posting photographs of the crime to social networking sites, authorities said....
11:13, 07/16/2019

Joe Biden defends Obamacare, attacks Trump Joe Biden is defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Trump but also some Democrats who want to replace the current system with a fully government-run model. Biden, in Iowa, also blasted President Trump's character. (Jul...
10:39, 07/16/2019

Protests during Amazon Prime Day Amazon faced protests on its fifth annual Amazon Prime Day. While the Seattle-based e-commerce behemoth said it is offering more than a million deals, a demonstration was seen outside a warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota. (July 16)    &...
10:39, 07/16/2019

'Breaking' the heat index: US heat waves to skyrocket as globe warms, study suggests As the globe warms in the years ahead, days with extreme heat are forecast to skyrocket across hundreds of U.S. cities, a study suggests.        ...
10:39, 07/16/2019

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 meeting Flynn and others had with Turkish officials and an opinion piece Flynn published online on ele...
09:13, 07/16/2019

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 would allow people to buy into a program his campaign says would be similar to Medicare....
09:13, 07/16/2019

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 Democrats to support a resolution put forward by House Democratic lawmakers....
09:13, 07/16/2019

Trump Campaign Invests Big in Small Donors, and Reaps Rewards Finance reports show that the president’s fund-raising committees raised $68 million in the past three months, more than one-third of which came from small donors....
08:00, 07/16/2019

Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign raised only $3.6 million in the second quarter Beto O'Rourke's campaign for the 2020 election raised just $3.6 million in the second quarter of this year, putting him in the lower tier of candidates who have struggled to compete with the front runners....
08:00, 07/16/2019

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 suburb of Los Angeles. (July 15)        ...
07:26, 07/16/2019

'The stakes are too high to get this one wrong': Boeing 737 Max's grounding could hamper holiday travel Airlines will have to scramble to find replacements for the troubled jet -- and it could make life harder for fliers.        ...
07:26, 07/16/2019

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.        ...
07:26, 07/16/2019

Missouri QB Kelly Bryant Learns New Offense Missouri quarterback Kelly Bryant discusses transition to new program after transferring from Clemson. (jULY 15)        ...
07:26, 07/16/2019

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)        ...
07:26, 07/16/2019

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 will help answer questions about the universe, but some Native Hawaiians consider the land holy. (Jul...
07:26, 07/16/2019

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.        ...
07:26, 07/16/2019

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 are not welcome in their own country. It echoed remarks they have heard throughout their lives. (Ju...
07:26, 07/16/2019

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 the witness stand during his 2008 trial that ended with his acquitted of all charges. (July 15)  ...
07:26, 07/16/2019

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 in the blast in Murrieta. (July 15)        ...
07:26, 07/16/2019

Protests rage against construction of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
07:26, 07/16/2019

Teen girl brutally killed before photos of her body posted on social media, New York police say The brutal killing of 17-year-old Bianca Devins is drawing international attention after her alleged killer shared images of the slaying online.        ...
07:26, 07/16/2019

Rogen, Eichner call for more openly gay characters in family films Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen aren't sure whether their characters in Disney's 'The Lion King' are gay, but say that more family films should include openly gay characters. (July 15)        ...
07:26, 07/16/2019

Methed-up gators and ducks and geese, oh my! Tennessee police warn against flushing drugs down the toilet A Tennessee police department urged residents not to flush drugs down the toilet, citing fears that wildlife could get "hyped up on meth."        ...
07:26, 07/16/2019

ICE arrests in Calif. demonstrate arduous process Arrests last week of immigrants in the country illegally illustrate how President Donald Trump's pledge to start deporting millions of people is virtually impossible with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's current budget and methods...
07:26, 07/16/2019

Woman found in remote area near California-Nevada border 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.        ...
07:26, 07/16/2019

Today in History for July 16th Highlights of this day in history: Test of the world's first nuclear weapon; President Richard Nixon's White House taping system revealed; John F. Kennedy, Jr., his wife and her sister die in a plane crash; Apollo 11 lifts off for Moon. (...
07:26, 07/16/2019

At least 1 dead, 15 injured — including 3 firefighters — in California house explosion A California gas company reports one of its employees died in an explosion Monday afternoon in Murietta, California.        ...
07:26, 07/16/2019

’Chatgate’ scandal threatens to doom Puerto Rico's governor: 'I think Ricardo Rosselló has lost legitimacy' Thousands of protesters marched in the capital for a third day Monday to call for Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation.        ...
07:26, 07/16/2019

Africans flee to South America on journey to US Hundreds of Africans are joining Central American migrants on the long, dangerous journey for seeking asylum in the US. One family shares their experience after fleeing the Democratic Republic of Congo through South America. (July 16)   &#...
07:26, 07/16/2019

Police Fire Tear Gas to Quell Protests Over Puerto Rico’s Governor A day of protests turned raucous in Puerto Rico and the police fired tear gas to hold back a crowd demanding the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló....
05:52, 07/16/2019

The ‘Lady of the House’ Who Was Long Entangled With Jeffrey Epstein Ghislaine Maxwell worked with Mr. Epstein for more than a decade, raising questions about what she knew of his alleged sexual exploitation of young women and girls....
05:52, 07/16/2019

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 keep it.”...
04:13, 07/16/2019

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
04:13, 07/16/2019

Trump’s Aides, Not Eager to Defend His Tweets, Also Don’t Condemn Them His staff was more frustrated that the remarks interrupted an intraparty Democratic fight between Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four freshman congresswomen, giving them a common enemy....
04:13, 07/16/2019

62 Border Agents Belonged to Offensive Facebook Group, Investigation Finds Internal investigators are examining agents who were members of social media groups that posted inappropriate images, memes and comments about immigrants and lawmakers....
04:13, 07/16/2019

After 2016 Bible Slip, Trump Lashed Out at ‘So-Called Christians,’ Book Says Donald J. Trump was stung by criticism from evangelicals for referring to Second Corinthians as “Two Corinthians,” and is said to have used an epithet to describe them....
04:13, 07/16/2019

Pence’s Border Trip Illustrates Conflicting Messages About Detained Migrants The Trump administration largely concedes that adult detainees experience grueling conditions in federal custody. But it also wants to appear sensitive to migrant children....
04:13, 07/16/2019

A Blaring Message in Republicans’ Muted Criticism: It’s Trump’s Party The scant condemnation of the president’s remarks on four Democratic congresswomen reflected his tightening stranglehold on lawmakers of his party, and a collective eye on 2020....
04:13, 07/16/2019

$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 fiscal year, according to tax records....
04:13, 07/16/2019

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 for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
03:52, 07/16/2019

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 first pursue safe haven in a third country through which they had traveled on the way to the United...
03:52, 07/16/2019

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 help its billionaire chief executive Mark Walter buy the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team....
03:52, 07/16/2019

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 leveled a house in the Southern California town of Murrieta, authorities said....
03:52, 07/16/2019

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 illegal immigrants out, according to federal statistics....
03:52, 07/16/2019

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 this week in Alabama. ...
03:52, 07/16/2019

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 lawsuit filed last week....
03:52, 07/16/2019

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 participated in with close advisors on an encrypted app -- and that was later leaked to investigative repor...
03:52, 07/16/2019

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 — and energy officials still don't know why it happened....
03:52, 07/16/2019

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 passport and "dozens of diamonds," prosecutors revealed Monday as a judge said the registered sex offender...
03:52, 07/16/2019

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 the American flag. ...
03:52, 07/16/2019

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, prosecutors say....
03:52, 07/16/2019

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 have been searching six miles a day on foot, with little result. ...
03:52, 07/16/2019

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 rain from the category one storm forced fishermen to dock their commercial vessels for days....
03:52, 07/16/2019

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 into custody but not before he assaulted an officer, court documents said....
03:52, 07/16/2019

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 front row....
03:52, 07/16/2019

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 announced....
03:52, 07/16/2019

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, where they'd first met digitally, police said Monday....
03:52, 07/16/2019

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 storm pushed north: flooding....
03:00, 07/16/2019

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, was sentenced to life in prison by a Virginia state judge Monday....
03:00, 07/16/2019

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, according to preliminary findings from the company....
03:00, 07/16/2019

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 goals....
01:39, 07/16/2019

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 million in assets....
00:52, 07/16/2019

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 them on the policy level....
00:52, 07/16/2019

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States....
23:39, 07/15/2019

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
23:39, 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 the U.S. Army, the Pentagon said on Monday....
23:39, 07/15/2019

Stars react to royals Meghan and Harry at 'The Lion King' premiere The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended the European premiere of 'The Lion King' much to the wonder and amusement of the movie's cast. (July 14)        ...
22:39, 07/15/2019

Today in History for July 15th Highlights of this day in history: President Richard Nixon announces his breakthrough trip to China; Fashion designer Gianni Versace slain; Aerospace giant Boeing founded; Dutch painter Rembrandt born. (July 15)       ...
22:39, 07/15/2019

AP Top Stories July 14 P Here are the top stories for Sunday, July 14th: New Orleans avoids worst of storm; Dozens dead in Nepal flooding; France celebrates Bastille Day; New York interrupted by power outage.        ...
22:39, 07/15/2019

Coast guard rescues man, dog from Barry The U.S. Coast Guard released video of a helicopter crew rescuing a 77-year-old man and a dog from a home after floodwaters from Tropical Storm Barry inundated southern Louisiana. (July 14)        ...
22:39, 07/15/2019

New Orleans Mayor: city 'spared' by storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city is "beyond lucky" after tropical storm Barry failed to cause significant flooding or damage in the city over the weekend. (July 14)        ...
22:39, 07/15/2019

France celebrates Bastille Day with parade French President Emmanuel Macron has overseen the annual Bastille Day celebrations which this year showcased European defense cooperation. (July 14)        ...
22:39, 07/15/2019

U.S. Coast Guard holds Hurricane Barry briefing The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued a number of people stranded in their homes in Louisiana because of life-threatening storm conditions. (July 13)        ...
22:39, 07/15/2019

Today in History for July 14th Highlights of this day in history: Bastille prison stormed during the French Revolution; Outlaw 'Billy the Kid' gunned down; Richard Speck murders student nurses in Chicago; Mariner 4 probe flies by Mars; Folk singer Woody Guthrie born. (...
22:39, 07/15/2019

Accusers urge judge to hold Epstein until trial Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein accusers urged a judge Monday to keep the wealthy financier behind bars until he goes on trial on federal charges that he sexually abused underage girls. (July 15)        ...
22:39, 07/15/2019

At least 220,000 Tennessee kids lost their health insurance due to lack of paperwork For years, TennCare used an insurance renewal system that largely didn't work. Poor families across the state have lost coverage due to lack of paperwork.        ...
22:39, 07/15/2019

Trump signs order to make goods more American President Donald Trump is requiring products "Made in America" to be made using more American components if they are to be used by the government. (July 15)        ...
22:39, 07/15/2019

Blood tests show promise in detecting Alzheimer's Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal _ a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Half a dozen research groups gave new results at a conference on these experimental tests. (Ju...
22:39, 07/15/2019

Unbowed by furor, Trump digs in on racist tweets Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their "broken and crime infested" countries, insisting many people agree with him. (July 15...
22:39, 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.        ...
22:39, 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.        ...
22:39, 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 hijab is polarizing Iranians as a time when the country is buckling under US sanctions. (July 15) &...
22:39, 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)        ...
22:39, 07/15/2019

Woman missing in remote area near California-Nevada border, family fears she was abducted Sheryl Powell, 60, took her dog for a walk from a campground in the White Mountains and didn't return.        ...
22:39, 07/15/2019

Amazon Prime Day strike: Minnesota workers are protesting on company's biggest day Amazon fulfillment center workers in Shakopee, Minnesota, along with some Seattle tech employees, plan to start walking out Monday afternoon.        ...
22:39, 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 of her car in the state capital last week, according to a coroner's report released on Monday....
22:13, 07/15/2019

UK PM candidates Hunt and Johnson say Trump comments about U.S. congresswomen unacceptable Both candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister said they agreed with her that the language used by U.S. President Donald Trump about a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen was unacceptable....
22:13, 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 doubled down, saying those who are unhappy with the United States "should leave."...
22:13, 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 issues....
22:13, 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 time since August 2015....
22:13, 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 while, and one Wall Street analyst thinks time may be running out for the retailer's parent company...
22:13, 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 immigrants set to begin today....
22:13, 07/15/2019

Wall Street firms see increased chance that Trump takes action to weaken the dollar Wall Street analysts say it is increasingly possible the Trump administration will try using a stronger weapon in the currency wars than just presidential tweets....
21:26, 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....
21:26, 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 results....
21:26, 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 Monday it suspended operations last week, two and a half months after Biden and his wife resigned fro...
21:00, 07/15/2019

Biden healthcare plan draws contrast with White House rivals Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden unveiled a $750 billion healthcare plan on Monday that he said would strengthen the Affordable Care Act, drawing a contrast with rivals who back a more sweeping "Medicare for All" government-run system....
21:00, 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 of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)....
21:00, 07/15/2019

Canada's Trudeau condemns Trump attacks: 'That is not how we do things' Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday added his voice to those condemning an attack by U.S. President Donald Trump against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying "that is not how we do things in Canada."...
21:00, 07/15/2019

New U.S. asylum policy does not make Mexico 'safe third country': minister Mexico Foreign Minister Marcel Ebrard said on Monday that a new U.S. measure to sharply limit asylum claims did not in effect make Mexico a "safe third country," adding that the Mexican Congress would have to approve any such classification first....
21:00, 07/15/2019

Trump administration moves to stop more immigrants from seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday moved to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country's southern border, requiring them to first pursue their claims in a third country they traveled through before seeking safe haven in the Uni...
21:00, 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 into a crowd protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville two years ago....
21:00, 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-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital last week....
19:39, 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 investigate allegations that it falsified maintenance records at a U.S. Air Force base....
19:39, 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, should be freed from jail and allowed to await trial under house arrest at his Manhattan mansion....
19:39, 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 tweets toward them were racist and accused the U.S. lawmakers of hating America....
19:39, 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 much of the activity was not visible to the public....
19:39, 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 he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls....
19:39, 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 Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said her party would introduce a resolution condemning his "xenophobic...
19:39, 07/15/2019

Jeffrey Epstein willing to post $100 million bail — 'He's a scary person,' accuser says 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 friend of presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton....
18:39, 07/15/2019

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slams Juul's 'fake apology' Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slammed Juul's "fake apology," saying it's "a blatant attempt to deflect attention from the company's wrongdoing" in "creating the youth e-cigarette epidemic."...
18:39, 07/15/2019

Most Migrants at Border With Mexico Would Be Denied Asylum Protections Under New Trump Rule The rule, which goes into effect on Tuesday, denies protections to migrants who failed to apply for asylum in the first country they passed through on their way to the United States’ southwest border....
18:13, 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....
18:13, 07/15/2019

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 issue."...
18:00, 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 public interest in space....
18:00, 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 complain about how the company treats workers....
18:00, 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 coverage option run by the federal government....
18:00, 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 over the weekend....
18:00, 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 officially disqualifying those who travel through Mexico to get there....
18:00, 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" who use eagle feathers in observance of their Native American faith....
18:00, 07/15/2019

'Snakes and other critters' join flooding, tornadoes as Barry's latest threat Hurricane Barry, quieted to a tropical depression Monday, remained a dangerous storm that threatened flooding, tornadoes and a new concern: snakes.        ...
17:39, 07/15/2019

A New Jersey cop overdosed on heroin in a patrol car while on duty. He was fired A New Jersey police officer has pleaded guilty to possession of heroin and driving while intoxicated while on duty in April.        ...
17:39, 07/15/2019

9 photos show eerily dark New York during massive blackout Thousands of New Yorkers and tourists visiting the Big Apple were left in darkness Saturday during a massive power outage in much of Manhattan.        ...
17:39, 07/15/2019

This mysterious CIA sculpture has stumped code breakers for 30 years A sculpture and tricky cipher on the grounds of the CIA headquarters in Va. remains unsolved after 30 years, but the artist to give hints this year.        ...
17:39, 07/15/2019

Off-duty New Jersey police lieutenant in custody after fatal shooting at ex-wife's home An off-duty Newark police lieutenant surrendered to police after a shooting at his ex-wife's home. Newark has since suspended him without pay.        ...
17:39, 07/15/2019

'Doomsday preppers' accused of abusing adopted twins who escaped from Florida farm Wakulla residents are surprised to learn of the Doomsday couple charged with abusing their adopted twin daughters.        ...
17:39, 07/15/2019

AP Top Stories July 15 Reaction to Pres. Trump's controversial tweets; Financier Jeffrey Epstein is due in court; Barry leaves areas of the south under flash flood watches; more        ...
17:39, 07/15/2019

Jeffrey Epstein seeks bail, says he's been 'walking the straight and narrow' for 14 years Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein square off against federal prosecutors in a high-stakes bid to have the wealthy financier and sex offender freed on bail.        ...
17:39, 07/15/2019

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 whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital, Baton Rouge, officials said on Sunday...
14:13, 07/15/2019

U.S. launches small-scale immigration raids as families hide U.S. authorities launched small-scale operations seeking to arrest undocumented immigrants over the weekend in an apparent start to President Donald Trump's vow to launch mass deportation round-ups across the United States....
14:13, 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, Texas, the Department of Defense (DOD) said in a release....
14:13, 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 demonstrators, was due in court on Monday for sentencing on his first-degree murder conviction....
14:13, 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 whether states can redraw their voting maps based on citizenship status....
14:13, 07/15/2019

Democrat Booker unveils plan for Americans to age at home Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker was set to unveil a plan on Monday to greatly increase funding for elderly Americans needing long-term health care, and also to increase funding for people who look after them....
14:13, 07/15/2019

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend....
14:13, 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 from jail and allowed to await trial under house arrest at his Manhattan mansion....
14:13, 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 inflation data....
14:00, 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 tapes were lost....
13:52, 07/15/2019