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09/16/2019

Former New York fire chief's dog howls along with department's beloved siren A New York fire department says the town's "old school" fire siren is beloved by many — including a former fire chief's dog, who adorably mimics the sound when he hears it. ...
06:39, 09/16/2019

2 Florida inmates dead, 1 in stable condition in suspected drug overdose at correctional facility Two inmates died of a suspected drug overdose Saturday at a correctional facility in Florida, causing the facility to lock down and staff to be treated for potential drug exposure....
06:39, 09/16/2019

9/11 cloud formation shows firefighter walking toward angel A Florida teacher caught a spectacular moment in the sky on the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks: a cloud formation of what resembles a firefighter running toward an angel....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Florida man's stolen pick-up truck containing urn of daughter's ashes found, officials say Investigators last week found a stolen pick-up truck that contained precious cargo: an urn containing the ashes of the truck owner's beloved daughter, whose family was staying nearby to prepare for her funeral services....
06:39, 09/16/2019

New Hampshire students circulate Snapchat rumor that student assaulted a dozen girls, but police say it's false Allegations that a male New Hampshire high school student sexually assaulted a dozen female students — and that educators knew and failed to act — circulated on Snapchat, prompting students to walk out in protest last week. But investigators say "no ...
06:39, 09/16/2019

Drunken scooter rider hit Colorado police officer before crashing into car, officials say A man on a scooter is facing a driving under the influence charge after striking a police officer and then crashing into a parked car in downtown Denver on Saturday, according to officials. ...
06:39, 09/16/2019

Pearl Harbor sailors laid to rest on same day in NJ, Kansas 78 years after 1941 attack The remains of two U.S. military veterans who were killed in Pearl Harbor on the same day in 1941 have finally been laid to rest — also on the same day, nearly 78 years later....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Florida doubles python hunters as over 1,000 apply for hourly wage job with bounty incentives Florida doubled its ranks of python hunters last week as the state steps up efforts to tame the invasive species that has long devastated the balance of the natural food chain in the Everglades....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Virginia couples no longer required to list race on marriage applications, attorney general says Couples planning to get married in Virginia are no longer required to provide their race on marriage applications, the state's attorney general told state clerks on Friday....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Missouri woman fighting to keep her three emotional support monkeys A Missouri woman with post-traumatic stress disorder is in a feud with her neighbors and the city of Creve Coeur who say the three emotional support monkeys living with her pose a safety risk to local residents....
06:39, 09/16/2019

California man arrested after cops find him unconscious next to dead infant, authorities say Authorities in northern California say a 29-year-old man who they arrested was found unconscious in a home Saturday afternoon with a 13-month-old baby at his side....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Duluth synagogue fire was act of arson by 1 person, apparently not hate crime: police A man charged with burning down a historic Minnesota synagogue last week doesn’t appear to have been motivated by religious bias, authorities said Sunday....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Wisconsin THC vape operation being investigated for possible ties to vape-related deaths, illnesses: police Wisconsin authorities are investigating whether an illegal THC-infused vape cartridge manufacturing operation allegedly run by two brothers is connected to a spate of vaping-linked lung illnesses across the country....
06:39, 09/16/2019

North Carolina woman kept as sex slave, beaten, tortured in front of children in hotel rooms, police say A North Carolina woman was held as a sex slave and repeatedly tortured in two hotel rooms and two suspects have been arrested in connection with the case, police said on Friday....
06:39, 09/16/2019

California Lyft driver opens fire in shootout after 2 men tried robbing him, police say Police in California are looking for two suspects who allegedly shot a Lyft driver early Sunday morning after the driver shot at the men who held him up, according to a local report....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Masked would-be burglars scared off by California woman's shouting: see the video Surveillance video captured two masked men kicking in the front door of a California house in an apparent burglary attempt -- before a woman's shouts sent them running....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Trump says Justice Kavanaugh should 'start suing people' after new report of sexual misconduct The comments came in response to an article in The New York Times that surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct from the justice's time as an undergraduate at Yale University....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Keyllanne Conway says Trump administration ready to tap strategic petroleum reserve if necessary Saudi Arabia shut down half its oil production Saturday after drone strikes hit the world's largest oil processing facility in an attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels....
06:39, 09/16/2019

More than 49,000 UAW members strike against General Motors The strike, depending on its length, could easily cost GM hundreds of millions of dollars. The last time the union declared a strike at GM was in 2007....
06:39, 09/16/2019

2020 Democrats call for impeachment of Justice Kavanaugh after new misconduct allegation 2020 Democrats called for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh after an article in the New York Times surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct against the justice when he was a undergraduate at Yale University....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Panic after reports of shooter at movie theater Reports of a possible shooter at a mall in Virginia sparked panic Saturday night as people hid in stores and officers searched for a gunman. Hours later, police said they'd found no evidence of a shooting inside the Ballston Quarter mall in Arlington...
19:26, 09/15/2019

Girl's lemonade stand made over $700 for K9 unit A 3-year-old girl lit up her Wisconsin community after she donated hundreds of dollars to her local police department's K9 division, all through the power of lemonade....
19:26, 09/15/2019

Former priest likely to spend the rest of his life in prison for abusing altar boy A former Roman Catholic priest who spent decades on the run was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for sexually abusing an altar boy in New Mexico....
19:26, 09/15/2019

New Hampshire high school football players suspended in duck attack caught on video Three to five members of a New Hampshire high school football team were disciplined after video surfaced showing a wild duck being attacked with a broomstick and then choked to death, according to reports this week....
12:26, 09/15/2019

Florida man says he smashed car windows because ‘Trump owes me 1 trillion dollars’ A homeless Florida man went on a vandalism spree smashing the windows of at least 20 cars parked at a hotel in Fort Walton Beach, claiming President Trump owes him money....
12:26, 09/15/2019

Former New Mexico priest, 81, sentenced to 30 years for sex abuse of altar boy A former Roman Catholic priest who fled the country decades ago was sentenced Friday in New Mexico to 30 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of sexually abusing an altar boy at a veterans' cemetery and military base....
12:26, 09/15/2019

MIT professor defended Jeffrey Epstein associate in leaked emails, claimed victims were ‘entirely willing’ Famed Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) computer scientist Richard Stallman is under fire after a leaked email thread showed him defending an associate of the late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, claiming that his alleged victims we...
12:26, 09/15/2019

'The Wire' actor on run from Baltimore police after escaping hospital Baltimore police are currently searching for a former actor on "The Wire" who they say escaped police custody after being taken to the hospital for a check-up. ...
12:26, 09/15/2019

Florida man who dragged shark in viral video sentenced to 10 days in jail A Florida man who recorded a shark being dragged to its death behind a high-speed boat accepted a plea deal on Thursday and was sentenced to 10 days in jail....
12:26, 09/15/2019

California Highway Patrol officers capture fugitive emu on freeway California Highway Patrol officers embarked on a wild emu chase Friday afternoon, finally capturing the giant bird as it strolled down a freeway shoulder....
12:26, 09/15/2019

Border Patrol agent wounded, suspect killed in Texas traffic stop shooting A Border Patrol agent was shot and injured Friday night while conducting a traffic stop near the Texas-Mexico border and another agent shot and killed the gunman, authorities said Saturday....
12:26, 09/15/2019

Woman, child wounded in shooting after dispute at Texas pee-wee football game A suspected gunman is at large after a shooting that followed a dispute between parents at a pee-wee football game in Fort Worth, Texas, police said Saturday....
12:26, 09/15/2019

At least 22 people injured after three-story deck collapse in New Jersey Multiple people in Wildwood, New Jersey have been injured after decks collapsed on top of each other at a three-story residence on the Jersey shore. ...
12:26, 09/15/2019

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher sues his ex-lawyers, military nonprofit Decorated Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, who was acquitted of murder in a war crimes trial this past July, has sued two of his former lawyers and a military legal defense nonprofit, according to court documents filed in Texas Friday....
12:26, 09/15/2019

Thousands of fetal remains found on Illinois property of deceased doctor More than 2,200 preserved fetal remains have been found on the Illinois property of a recently deceased doctor who performed abortions, the Will County sheriff's office said in a statement....
05:39, 09/15/2019

Vikings’ Rudolph: Fantasy football changed sports Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph discusses how fantasy football has changed the way fans approach sports. (Aug. 20)        ...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Judge dismisses suit against ICE filed by immigrant in Detroit church sanctuary ICE declared Ded Rranxburgaj a fugitive from the law, but has not attempted to enter the Detroit church to remove him since he took sanctuary.        ...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Former Idaho governor candidate under investigation in 1984 slaying Steve Pankey, a former candidate for Idaho governor, recently revealed he is under investigation in the 1984 slaying of a Colorado girl.        ...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Today in History for September 14th Highlights of this day in history: America mourns victims of Sept. 11th attacks; Theodore Roosevelt becomes President; 'The Star-Spangled Banner' written; Monaco's Princess Grace dies; Baseball season cancelled due to players' st...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Clashes during pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong Another confrontation in Hong Kong on Saturday – this time between a flag-waving flash mob of Beijing supporters and a crowd of locals at a suburban shopping centre. (Sept. 14)        ...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Yemen rebels claim drone attack on Saudi oil sites Drones claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels attacked the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oilfield operated by Saudi Aramco early Saturday, sparking a huge fire at a processor crucial to global energy supplies...
03:13, 09/15/2019

'I thought I'd be ready': Father mourns son's death 10 years after attack put him in coma Ryan Diviney's family spent nearly a decade caring for him after an attack in 2009 left him in a minimally conscious coma.        ...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Reeling from Dorian, Bahamas faces another storm Officials temporarily suspended aid efforts and closed some small airports in the Bahamas on Saturday as Tropical Storm Humberto threatened to lash the archipelago's northwest region that was already hit by Hurricane Dorian two weeks ago. (Sept....
03:13, 09/15/2019

AP Top Stories September 14 P Here's the latest for Saturday, September 14th: White House: bin Laden son killed in US operation; Yemen rebels claim drone attacks on Saudi oil sites; Clashes during a pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong; Conservationists ship nine black rhinos to S...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Today in History for September 15th Highlights of this day in history: Four black girls killed in a church blast in Alabama; President George W. Bush vows massive rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina; Nazi Germany adopts Nuremberg laws; Agatha Christie and Oliver Stone born. (Sept. 15)...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Meet the 9-pound, 11-ounce baby girl born at 9:11 p.m. on 9/11 Sept. 11 was the 18th anniversary of the terror attacks. But that date now holds a dear memory for Christina Malone-Brown’s family.        ...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Cannabis industry calls for legalization and regulation to snuff out underground vapes The recent rash of vaping-related illnesses and deaths could represent a crisis for the legal cannabis industry, which relies on vaping for an estimated quarter of its business in some states....
03:13, 09/15/2019

Lamborghini could revolutionize electric supercars Lamborghini's newest supercar, the $2 million Sián hybrid, will be the fastest and most powerful Lamborghini ever made. But it also represents a small step toward what Lamborghini hopes will be the future of electric cars....
03:13, 09/15/2019

Long Island City tries to move on after Amazon HQ2 debacle If you walk around Long Island City on any given day, you'll see cranes everywhere and new apartment buildings popping up seemingly overnight. Improvements are being made to multiple subway stations. And new businesses are opening, including a liquid...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Homeless Residents Got One-Way Tickets Out of Town. Many Returned to the Streets. As cities offer transportation passes to get homeless people to a more stable destination, some worry whether they are sending people to insecurity in a new place....
01:52, 09/15/2019

The Senate: Still Great at Deliberating, but Less So at Legislating Today’s Senate, devoted almost only to confirming the president’s nominations, is hardly a hotbed of legislative activity. Members of both parties would like that to change....
01:52, 09/15/2019

Planned Parenthood and Fired Former Chief Mired in Escalating Dispute Leana Wen, who was fired in July as Planned Parenthood president after less than a year on the job, is at odds with the group over the terms of her departure and the group’s direction....
01:52, 09/15/2019

In Coal Country, the Mines Shut Down, the Women Went to Work and the World Quietly Changed From 2010 to 2017, Letcher County in Kentucky saw a greater shift in the gender balance of its labor force than almost any other county in the United States....
01:52, 09/15/2019

Trump Inspires California Lawmakers to Go on Offense California Democrats have been energized by a wave of anti-Trump sentiment to enact a sweeping liberal agenda that in almost every way offers a counternarrative to Trump administration policies....
01:52, 09/15/2019

Lauren Bruner, one of last survivors of USS Arizona, dies at 98 Lauren Bruner, one of the last four survivors of the attack on the USS Arizona by Japanese planes on Dec. 7, 1941, died Tuesday in California. He was 98....
11:13, 09/14/2019

Ex-Ohio cheerleader sentenced to probation for abuse of corpse, after being acquitted of killing newborn baby A former Ohio high school cheerleader, recently acquitted of killing her unwanted newborn, was sentenced to six months in jail for burying the corpse after weeks of concealing her pregnancy. ...
11:13, 09/14/2019

Seattle-area council member proposes $1M busing program for homeless A Seattle-area council member is pushing a $1 million proposal that would bus homeless people out of the state as part of a "family reunification" plan. ...
11:13, 09/14/2019

Jon Stewart sets his sights on helping burn pit vets with new PSA Now that thousands of those who were made ill due to their exposure to toxins at Ground Zero are finally receiving access to a crucial compensation fund, Jon Stewart has set his sights on helping the hundreds of thousands of veterans who may have bec...
11:13, 09/14/2019

Hurricane Dorian victims reunite with their beloved pets weeks after storm Amid the devastation in the Bahamas left behind by Hurricane Dorian – the dozens of lives lost and the hundreds of homes swept away -- there is another growing concern: Dozen of emaciated and sick pets roaming the island with no place to go....
11:13, 09/14/2019

Missouri AG refers 12 former Catholic priests for potential prosecution after abuse probe Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced Friday that his office had referred 12 former Roman Catholic priests for possible criminal prosecution following a 13-month probe of how diocesan leaders handled allegations of child abuse. ...
11:13, 09/14/2019

Gamer sentenced to 15 months in federal prison in deadly 'swatting' case An Ohio gamer involved in a “swatting” incident which turned deadly was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison, according to the US Justice Department. ...
11:13, 09/14/2019

Purdue Pharma's Sackler family used hidden accounts to transfer $1B: court docs The Sackler family, which owns Purdue Pharma, used Swiss and other hidden bank accounts to transfer around $1 billion from the company to themselves, the New York attorney general’s office claimed Friday....
11:13, 09/14/2019

Suspect admits deadly stabbing of DC jogger, gets 30 years behind bars A man who stabbed a jogger to death while she was exercising in Washington, D.C.’s Logan Circle neighborhood last year was sentenced to 30 years in prison Friday....
11:13, 09/14/2019

NYPD nabs sword-wielding man on Empire State Building observation deck An emotionally disturbed man was arrested Friday after he brandished a cane sword on the Empire State Building's 79th-floor observation deck, police said....
11:13, 09/14/2019

Illinois man, 48, is convicted in booby-trap shotgun killing An Illinois man who booby-trapped a shotgun that killed a neighbor last year was convicted Thursday of murder and another charge, according to media reports....
11:13, 09/14/2019

Abortion doctor's family finds remains of more than 2,200 fetuses at his home after his death: reports The remains of more than 2,200 unborn children have been found at the Illinois home of a former Indiana abortion doctor who died earlier this month, according to reports....
11:13, 09/14/2019

Bottles of Cristal and steak dinners mark UAW corruption as prosecutors detail misused union funds U.S. prosecutors accuse UAW officials of living lives of luxury that included high-end liquor, private villas, lavish dinners and golf outings — all paid for with money from the blue-collar union workers they were supposed to represent....
10:26, 09/14/2019

The Reporters Who Exposed Harvey Weinstein In their new book, “She Said,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey take readers inside the investigation that launched a movement....
05:13, 09/14/2019

Chicago Man Fraudulently Accrued 42 Million Delta SkyBonus Points, U.S. Says Gennady Podolsky used his position as a travel agent to cheat Delta Air Lines out of $1.75 million worth of loyalty points, according to an indictment....
05:13, 09/14/2019

Biden and Warren Avoid Direct Conflict — But for How Long? They have staked out diverging political paths, but have mostly refrained from attacking each other. Now a more combative phase of the race seems inevitable....
05:13, 09/14/2019

Justice Dept. to Honor Team That Worked on Kavanaugh Confirmation Process The attorney general will award those who worked “to support the nomination” of Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, according to an email reviewed by The New York Times....
05:13, 09/14/2019

Fugitive Couple Captured After Hiding for 16 Days Blane and Susan Barksdale escaped on Aug. 26 after overpowering two private security guards who were transporting them back to Tucson, Ariz., the authorities said....
05:13, 09/14/2019

Parents of murdered Democratic staffer Seth Rich can sue Fox News: U.S. court A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News Network over its reporting on Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee employee whose unsolved murder sparked uncorroborated right-wing conspiracy theories....
05:13, 09/14/2019

Boat in fatal fire back on land for investigation The burned-out wreckage of a boat where 34 people died in a fire has been transported to a naval base in Southern California for further investigation. (Sept. 13)        ...
05:13, 09/14/2019

Bahamians look for loved ones as 1,300 missing People in the northern Bahamas are using a variety of ways to search for family and friends, amid alarming reports that 1,300 people remain listed as missing nearly two weeks after Hurricane Dorian hit. (Sept. 13)       ...
05:13, 09/14/2019

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison A federal judge in Boston sentenced actress Felicity Huffman on Friday to 14 days in prison, a $30,000 fine, 250 hours of community service and a year's probation for her role in the college admissions scandal. (Sept. 13)    ...
05:13, 09/14/2019

AP Top Stories September 13 P Here's the latest for Friday September 13th: Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison; China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork; Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Washington; Animals explore abandoned van at Russian National park...
05:13, 09/14/2019

Illinois teen sues top e-cigarette maker An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker. Attorneys filed the lawsuit Friday in Lake County Circuit Court on behalf of 18-year-old Adam Hergenreder. (September 13) &...
05:13, 09/14/2019

Pick up a joint instead: Vaping illnesses highlight flawed marijuana regulations People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it's highlighting a growing concern: There's no federal regulation of marijuana products        ...
05:13, 09/14/2019

Biden visits HBCU, shrugs off comments on age Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden visited Texas Southern University Friday. He also brushed aside concerns that other candidates brought up his age as a disqualifying factor in Thursday's debate. (Sept. 13) &...
05:13, 09/14/2019

Explosion destroys Iowa house, damages others Authorities are investigating the cause of a house explosion in Des Moines, Iowa, that also damaged other homes in the area. (Sept. 13)        ...
05:13, 09/14/2019

Torrential rains pound southeastern Spain Rescue workers saved thousands of people from rising waters Friday as record rainfall pounded southeastern Spain, a deluge that authorities said killed at least four people and closed down airports, trains, roads and schools. (Sept. 13)   ...
05:13, 09/14/2019

UAW and Ford, FCA agree to temporary labor contract extensions The United Auto Workers (UAW) union has agreed to temporary extensions of its collective bargaining agreements with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to allow more time for talks on new four-year contracts, a union spokesman said....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Chicago brokerage to pay $1.5 million for cyber attack lapses: U.S. CFTC The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday that a Chicago-based futures brokerage will pay a total of $1.5 million for letting cyber criminals breach the firm's email systems and withdraw $1 million from a customer's accoun...
01:00, 09/14/2019

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Scandal-hit UAW agrees to contract extensions with Ford, FCA The United Auto Workers union agreed to temporary contract extensions with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Friday as it grappled with a federal corruption probe that has implicated its president....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Houston climate protesters charged with violating 'infrastructure law': sheriff Climate protesters, who dangled beneath a bridge on Thursday shutting the channel to the nation's busiest petrochemical port at Houston, were charged on Friday with violating a new Texas law that protects 'critical infrastructure', the Harris County ...
01:00, 09/14/2019

Parents of murdered Democratic staffer Seth Rich can sue Fox News-U.S. court A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News Network over its reporting on Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee employee whose unsolved murder sparked uncorroborated right-wing conspiracy theories....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Greenpeace members face felony charges in Houston bridge protest Texas authorities on Friday charged climate change protesters who shut down the largest U.S. energy-export port for a day by dangling on ropes from a bridge in Houston....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Bankrupt Philadelphia refinery expects $50 million advanced insurance payment Insurers of a fire-damaged Philadelphia refinery have indicated they would make a $50 million initial advance payment in connection with a June blaze that led to the plant’s closure, court documents showed....
01:00, 09/14/2019

White House to roll out tax cut plan mid-2020: Kudlow The Trump administration plans to unveil a tax cut plan in mid-2020, a top White House adviser said on Friday, saying it would be targeted to giving significant relief to the middle class....
01:00, 09/14/2019

First peanut allergy therapy gets backing from U.S. regulators' expert advisers A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday recommended approving the first therapy for peanut allergies, which affect over 1.6 million children in the United States, despite raising concerns about the risk of severe allergic reactio...
01:00, 09/14/2019

Tropical cyclone bears down on Bahamas, U.N. pledges aid A tropical cyclone carrying heavy rain and strong winds neared the already devastated Bahamas on Friday, threatening to complicate Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts as the U.N. secretary-general arrived in the islands in a show of support....
01:00, 09/14/2019

U.S. Justice Gorsuch sees value of immigration through wife's eyes Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch on Friday extolled the value of immigration and said his wife's experience as a naturalized U.S. citizen from Britain has helped give him a greater appreciation of the American system of government....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Apologetic actress Felicity Huffman gets 14-day sentence in U.S. college scandal Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent sentenced in a wide-ranging U.S. college admissions cheating scandal, was given a 14-day prison term on Friday and made a somber apology in federal court for paying to rig her daughter's entrance exam....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Travel agent charged with scamming Delta out of 42 million reward miles A manager at a Chicago travel agency has been charged with "illegally reaping" more than 42 million Delta Air Lines miles worth more than $1.75 million by registering customers as employees on the airline's business rewards program....
01:00, 09/14/2019

Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic ...
01:00, 09/14/2019

Lamborghin could revolutionize electric supercars Lamborghini's newest supercar, the $2 million Sián hybrid, will be the fastest and most powerful Lamborghini ever made. But it also represents a small step toward what Lamborghini hopes will be the future of electric cars....
00:39, 09/14/2019

IPO market heats up, but investors are shunning unprofitable companies Money losing unicorns are falling out of favor with investors. The dismal performances of Uber, Lyft and Slack after they debuted on Wall Street earlier this year could be a sign that the appetite for unprofitable companies is waning....
00:39, 09/14/2019

Ted Cruz teases future White House bid: 'I hope to run again' Sen. Ted Cruz, a runner-up in the 2016 Republican primary, said he hopes to launch another White House bid in the future, calling his previous campaign "the most fun I've ever had."...
00:39, 09/14/2019

NASCAR shocks gun industry as it appears to block some firearm ads NASCAR rejected advertisements for its souvenir programs from multiple firearms companies earlier this summer as part of what is being seen as a "gradual shift" in its position on guns....
00:39, 09/14/2019

How John Roberts killed the census citizenship question Chief Justice John Roberts cast the deciding vote against President Donald Trump's attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, but only after changing his position behind the scenes, sources familiar with the private Supreme Court delib...
00:39, 09/14/2019

CDC's case count of vaping-related lung illnesses went down, but not for reasons you might think The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with vaping across 36 states and the US Virgin Islands. Six deaths have been confirmed in six states: Californi...
00:39, 09/14/2019

A GM strike could come as early as Sunday. But a union scandal makes negotiations harder The United Auto Workers union and General Motors are locked in difficult labor negotiations, and a late night Saturday deadline looms for a new contract -- or a strike....
00:39, 09/14/2019

Ohio mom gets 3 years' probation for corpse abuse A young Ohio woman acquitted of killing her newborn but convicted of corpse abuse has been sentenced to three years' probation. (September 13)        ...
23:13, 09/13/2019

Doc: Vaping illness like 'drowning on dry land' A Boston doctor who has treated victims of the mystery vaping illness describes the frustration and horrors of trying to help patients some who die by "essentially drowning on dry land." (Sept. 13)        ...
23:13, 09/13/2019

Huffman arrives for admissions scheme sentencing "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman has arrived at Boston's federal court to learn her fate in the college admissions scandal. (Sept. 13)        ...
23:13, 09/13/2019

'Fugitive' pig owner must pay $3,000 after pet pig escapes from home The pig's owner, Mcgregor Wallace, purchased Leroy as an emotional support pet. He was cited by Columbia, South Carolina, officials for owning a pig.        ...
23:13, 09/13/2019

NJ mayor says he was asked whether he met with terrorists upon return from Turkey Mohamed Khairullah, the longtime mayor of Prospect Park, New Jersey, was questioned at JFK Airport, and his phone was seized and held for 12 days.        ...
23:13, 09/13/2019

Another tropical storm is developing in the Atlantic. Here's when it could hit Florida The system headed toward Florida, dubbed "Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine," will almost certainly become Tropical Storm Humberto within next 24 hours        ...
23:13, 09/13/2019

Pence: Trump committed seeing 2020 GOP majority Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks at the 2019 House Republican Conference Member Retreat Friday, where he said he and President Donald Trump are committed to seeing a Republican majority return to Congress in 2020. (Sept. 13)   &#...
23:13, 09/13/2019

Police escort son of fallen officer on first day of school These police officers wanted make sure their fallen brother's little boy had the best first day of school ever.        ...
23:13, 09/13/2019

Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Washington Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg joined other youth demonstrators Friday in a protest and march outside the White House to demand action by the U.S. government on climate change. (Sept. 13)        ...
23:13, 09/13/2019

Democratic debate focuses on gun control, trade, healthcare Democratic presidential hopefuls tackled a host of topics, including gun control, healthcare and trade, in the third round of primary debate in Houston Thursday night....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O'Rourke: 'My AR is ready for you' Republican Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain drew fierce ire Thursday night for a gun-related tweet that many considered to be a death threat against Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Harvard announces review of past donations by Jeffrey Epstein Harvard University announced Thursday that it was reviewing millions of dollars wealthy financier and convicted sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein donated to the institution in the years before his suicide death last month....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Gallup: For 2nd time in 30 years, less than half of Americans view NRA favorably For just the second time in 30 years, the share of Americans who view the National Rifle Association favorably has fallen below 50 percent, a new survey showed Friday....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Scientists, students, activists plan global strike ahead of UN climate summit On Sept. 20, millions of people are planning to walk out of their homes, workplaces and classrooms and take to the streets to demand action of climate change, three days before the UN holds an emergency climate summit....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Appellate court resurrects lawsuit accusing Trump of constitutional offenses A lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of profiting from his private businesses while in office -- and failing to put them into a blind trust -- can proceed, a federal appeals court ruled Friday....
22:00, 09/13/2019

U.S. hits North Korea, Uganda in new rounds of sanctions The Trump administration set out two new rounds of sanctions Friday -- one against North Korean hackers for targeting money, infrastructure and global businesses, and one against the government in Uganda....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Farmers react cautiously to China excluding soy, pork from new tariffs Soy and pork prices jumped Friday after China announced it would exclude those commodities from its latest round of tariff escalations, but farmers say it's too soon to celebrate....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison for college admissions scandal A federal judge in Boston sentenced actor Felicity Huffman to 14 days in prison and community service Friday for paying thousands to get her daughter admitted to college....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Ohio day care worker allowed 5-year-old to be bullied, held her by her ankle, police say Two Ohio day care workers were charged with endangering children after they allowed a 5-year-old to face torment from her classmates, police say.        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

AP Top Stories September 13 A Here's the latest for Friday September 13th: Democrats debate in Houston; Trump visits Baltimore; Sunken scuba boat raised off California; Fugitive couple arrested in Arizona        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Woman took the homeless to dinner at Taco Bell. They got tossed out instead Employees tossed them out of Taco Bell even though a good Samaritan was buying a group of homeless people dinner.        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Harvard says Epstein's $9M donations came before his 2008 guilty plea on sex charges Almost all of the $9 million that disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein gave to Harvard was donated before his 2008 guilty plea on sex charges        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Behold the world's most adorable deer The southern pudu is the world’s tiniest deer, which means its babies are extra small and adorable.        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Bianca Del Rio for president? Drag queen Bianca Del Rio says her latest show, 'It's Jester Joke,' is an anecdote to 'Brexit and Donald Trump and Theresa May dancing,' as she continues her run of dates in the U.K. (Sept. 13)      ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Paris hit with massive public transport strike The biggest strike to hit Paris public transport in more than a decade disrupted tourists' plans Friday and forced commuters to work from home or find alternative ways to reach the office. (Sept. 13)        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Gay married couple say State Department denied child's citizenship claim, said she was born 'out of wedlock' The State Department denied Roee and Adiel Kiviti's daughter's claim to citizenship because she was born via a surrogate in Canada, a lawsuit says.        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Veteran dies covered in ant bites in a VA nursing home Sen. Johnny Isakson said he was "horrified" after Joel Marrable, a Vietnam War veteran, was covered in ant bites and died days later.        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

'If you did your job, we'd be in school': Greta Thunberg joins White House climate protest After appearing on 'The Daily Show' this week, teen activist Greta Thunberg protests political inaction on climate change at the White House        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Pick up a joint instead, doc says: Vaping illnesses highlight flawed marijuana regulations People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it's highlighting a growing concern: There's no federal regulation of marijuana products        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Pompeo: US-Brazil have entered a new important era Secretary of State Pompeo met with his visiting Brazilian counterpart Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo at the State Department Friday. The two made statements to the press confirming the strategic partnerships between the two nations. (Sept. 13) ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Taco Bell tosses out woman buying food for homeless A Taco Bell is under fire for allegedly kicking out a woman who wanted to buy food for a group of homeless people.        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

US in danger of losing measles-free status, a 'mortifying' effect of anti-vaxx movement If a measles outbreak continues in New York, he U.S. could lose its measles elimination status in part thanks to the anti-vaccination movement        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Mother accused of killing newborn sentenced to time served, gets to go home Brooke Skylar Richardson was sentenced to seven days after being convicted of gross abuse of a corpse. She had already served seven days in jail.        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

O'Rourke in Twitter 'threat' row with Texas rep. A Texas state representative was criticized for tweeting he had an assault weapon ready for Democratic president candidate Beto O'Rourke. (Sept. 13)        ...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Houston police officer near Democrat debate shot, priest assaulted in violent crime spree A Houston police officer is in serious condition and one suspect is dead after a violent crime spree came to an end in a shootout just a mile away from the Democratic presidential debate Thursday night....
17:39, 09/13/2019

‘Tent courts’ set up at border towns to ease strain on immigration cases The Trump administration has quietly started implementing its latest measure aimed at easing the strain of immigration courts tasked with a growing backlog of asylum cases at the southern border....
17:39, 09/13/2019

Men arrested breaking into Iowa courthouse claim they were hired to test alarm system Iowa court officials have denied authorizing an overnight courthouse burglary after the arrest of two cybersecurity experts who said they were hired to break into the building....
17:39, 09/13/2019

Lauren Brunner, one of last survivors of USS Arizona, dies at 98 Lauren Bruner, one of the last four survivors of the attack on the USS Arizona by Japanese planes on Dec. 7, 1941, died Tuesday in California. He was 98....
17:39, 09/13/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's ex-cop cellmate claims: 'I never touched the man' Jeffrey Epstein’s former cellmate has sent a hand-written letter from behind bars saying that he never touched the accused sex trafficker of young girls....
17:39, 09/13/2019

FBI investigates payroll company accused of stiffing $35M from small businesses The FBI and the New York State Department of Labor confirmed this week they are investigating allegations that a widely-used payroll company diverted nearly $35 million in employee pay to its own bank account before abruptly closing up shop, leaving ...
17:39, 09/13/2019

Trump trade-war aid sows frustration in farm country The U.S. government is paying Texas cotton farmer J. Walt Hagood $145 an acre for losses related to U.S. President Donald Trump's trade policies. But Minnesota soybean farmer Betsy Jensen will get just $35 an acre....
17:13, 09/13/2019

Houston oil artery reopens after police remove final Greenpeace protesters The Houston Ship Channel on Friday reopened for vessel traffic, the U.S. Coast Guard said, after the last of 11 protesters who had disrupted traffic by dangling on ropes above the key energy-export waterway was removed by police earlier in the mornin...
17:13, 09/13/2019

Georgia man fights for gay rights in Supreme Court 'Hotlanta' case Months after joining the gay-friendly Hotlanta Softball League, Gerald Bostock was out of a job in a Georgia county government office and was convinced he had become the victim of workplace discrimination based on his sexual orientation....
17:13, 09/13/2019

Tropical storm nears northern Bahamas, complicating Dorian relief The leading edge of a potential tropical storm brought rain and wind to the Bahamas early Friday, complicating the search for 1,300 people missing in the wake of the worst hurricane to ever hit the island nation and efforts to bring relief to survivo...
17:13, 09/13/2019

Harvard says it accepted gifts from Epstein before 2008 sex-crime conviction Harvard University expressed remorse on Friday for accepting millions of dollars in gifts from Jeffrey Epstein in the years before his 2008 sex crimes conviction and said it regretted its association with the disgraced financier....
17:13, 09/13/2019

Current, past UAW leaders implicated in spreading corruption probe United Auto Workers (UAW) President Gary Jones and his predecessor are unnamed officials listed in a federal criminal complaint this week that detailed alleged corruption involving massive misuse of members' dues by the labor union's leaders, a sourc...
17:13, 09/13/2019

Democratic front-runners divided over healthcare The leading candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination have clashed in their first appearance together in the race to take on Donald Trump next year....
15:39, 09/13/2019

Ex-cheerleader accused of killing newborn found not guilty on most serious charges Skylar Richardson was found not guilty of aggravated murder and involuntary manslaughter. She was accused of deliberately killing her and burying her baby.        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

AP Top Stories 12 P Here's the latest for Thursday, September 12th: House approves guidelines to impeach President Trump; Activists protest fossil fuels ahead of Democratic Presidential debate; Historic flooding in Spain; Hillary Clinton stops by exhibit dedicated ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

WWII veteran celebrates 110th birthday WWII veteran Lawrence Brooks celebrates his 110th birthday at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. (Sept. 12)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Woman accused of stealing $18,000 meant for burial of boy who died in a hot car The family paid Caroline Rich of Evansville, Indiana, more then $19,000, which they believed would go toward burial costs, according to an affidavit.        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Donald Trump weighs in as Dem hopefuls prepare to debate President Donald Trump is weighing in on the Democratic primary field hours before his would-be opponents face off on the debate stage in Houston. (Sept. 12)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

In Ohio, cost of opioid crisis isn't just fiscal Public officials in Ohio say no amount of money will restore the cities that have been upended by the opioid crisis. Local police and fire chiefs say it's taken an immeasurable toll on the wellbeing of first responders on the front lines. (Sept....
13:52, 09/13/2019

Dive boat where 34 died raised from sea off Calif. A salvage crew has raised the scuba diving boat that sank after a fire that killed 34 people off Southern California last week. (Sept. 12)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Texas capital of Austin approves first-in-the-nation funding for abortion transportation, lodging, child care Austin, Texas, has become the first city in the nation to approve funding for abortion access services such as transportation, advocates said.        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Dutch nationals seeking Area 51 charged with trespassing at national security site Deputies responded to report about foreign nationals trespassing on the Nevada National Security Site, a government testing range north of Las Vegas.        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Today in History for September 13th Highlights of this day in history: Israel and the Palestinians sign a major accord; President George W. Bush takes responsibility for the federal response to Hurricane Katrina; Attica prison uprising ends; Rapper Tupac Shakur dies. (Sept. 13) ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Leguizamo reflects on his 1999 Emmy win and his 2019 nomination Actor John Leguizamo reflects on his first Emmy win in 1999, and his latest nomination 20 years later. (Sept. 12)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Fugitive couple wanted in murder arrested in remote area of Arizona Blane Barksdale, 56, and his wife, Susan, 59, were arrested Wednesday night without incident, authorities said. They had been on the run since August.        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Democrats impress debate watchers in Atlanta People packed in Manuel’s Tavern in Atlanta to watch the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate debate, the third of the 2020 election cycle. (Sept. 13)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Pope’s Thailand visit will also be a family reunion The first papal visit to Thailand in 35 years is a particularly special occasion for the Pope's second cousin, Sister Ana Rosa Sivori. (Sept. 13)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Chinese families pay the price as pork costs soar Chinese families are rethinking menu options as pork prices soar after herds were decimated by African swine fever and pig farms closed for environmental reasons. (Sept. 13)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Debate Analysis: Trio of Democrats lead field Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate in Houston, Texas made clear that there are three main candidates leading the field, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, according to AP Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace. (Sept. 13) ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Candidates speak after Houston Democratic debate Some of the Democratic presidential candidates involved in Thursday night's debate in Houston spoke to reporters afterwards and made the cases for their candidacies. (Sept. 13)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Rihanna: people don't deserve to be left out Speaking ahead of her annual charity Diamond Ball in New York, Rihanna said her desire to help people was with her from a young age. Stars including Pharrell Williams, Meek Mill and A$AP Rocky turned out in support of the event. (Sept. 13)  ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Cardi B supports Shaun King Cardi B throws her support behind social activist Shaun King, as she arrives to see him honored – amid fundraising row - at Rihanna’s star studded Diamond Ball. (Sept. 13)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Candidates talk guns, corruption and Trump Some of the Democratic Presidential candidates discussed topics including gun violence, corruption and President Donald Trump after Thursday night's debate. (Sept. 13)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Rochester diocese, facing flood of sex-abuse claims, files for bankruptcy protection The Rochester diocese filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday, less than a month after a new law led to a flood of sex-abuse claims.        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

A full harvest moon is coming Friday the 13th. Here's why it'll look smaller than normal A stunning harvest moon will rise in the eastern sky on Friday the 13th. It's also a micromoon, too, which means it's an unusually small full moon        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Cold case solved 22 years later after Google Earth satellite image shows missing man's car After the vehicle was discovered, a local resident used a personal drone to confirm its location before calling authorities.        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

CDC's count of vaping lung illnesses is down from last week. Don't exhale yet. Here's why The number of reported cases of pulmonary illness due to vaping is down, but that has more to do with accounting than with any breakthrough.        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

Democrats back on campaign trail after third presidential debate The Democratic presidential contenders head back to the campaign trail on Friday after a debate that reinforced former Vice President Joe Biden's front-runner status and left his rivals searching for a formula to knock him out of the top spot....
12:52, 09/13/2019

Exclusive: While battling opioid crisis, U.S. government weighed using fentanyl for executions The U.S. Department of Justice examined using fentanyl in lethal injections as it prepared last year to resume executing condemned prisoners, a then untested use of the powerful, addictive opioid that has helped fuel a national crisis of overdose dea...
12:52, 09/13/2019

Actress Felicity Huffman heads to court for U.S. college scandal sentencing Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent to be sentenced in a wide-ranging college admissions scandal, faces prison time on Friday for admittedly paying to rig her daughter's entrance exam....
12:52, 09/13/2019

New Jersey train engineer in 2016 Hoboken deadly crash wins job back The New Jersey Transit engineer was operating a commuter train that crashed in Hoboken Terminal in 2016, killing one woman on the platform and injuring 108 others....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Feral hogs headed for US from Canada; wildlife officials warn of widespread damage An underreported threat along America's northern border has U.S. officials and local residents warning of widespread damage due to the reckless invaders: Feral hogs from Canada....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Maryland hotel room fight actually just loud sex, woman says before allegedly getting in fight with guard The sounds of two women engaged in what those nearby believed to be a fight inside a Maryland hotel room Monday reportedly led to a surprising sexual confession, a visit from police and gunfire....
11:39, 09/13/2019

California dive boat crew did not have required watchkeeper when fire broke out, report finds All six crew members on a scuba diving boat were asleep when it caught fire off the coast of California last week, killing 34 people, federal investigators announced Thursday....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Founder of 3D gun company gets seven years' probation for sex with minor The Texas man behind a company that sells plans for making 3D-printed guns was sentenced Thursday to seven years probation for having sex with an underage girl....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Body wrapped in carpet found outside New York City Starbucks, police say The New York City Police Department is investigating after a man's body was found rolled up in a carpet on a Manhattan sidewalk with his feet sticking out....
11:39, 09/13/2019

California man, 91, linked to stepdaughter's death by Fitbit device dies A 91-year-old California murder defendant who was arrested last year after his stepdaughter's Fitbit allegedly provided clues in her death, died in a hospital Tuesday....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Suspect in shooting at Texas Walmart indicted on capital murder charge A Texas man accused of gunning down more than 20 people at a busy Walmart in El Paso last month was indicted Thursday for capital murder, prosecutors announced....
11:39, 09/13/2019

University of Tennessee gives scholarship to bullied student who designed homemade school shirt The Florida fourth-grader who was bullied for his original T-shirt design showing off University of Tennessee spirit has been offered a full scholarship there, the university said Thursday....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Michigan cop who had KKK memorabilia in home is fired A Michigan police officer who was put on leave after a potential homebuyer found Ku Klux Klan memorabilia inside the officer's house was fired Thursday following an investigation....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Senegalese man admits using dead American's ID for more than 30 years A Senegalese national living in Southern California pleaded guilty Thursday to impersonating a dead American citizen for 31 years to net thousands of dollars in federal, state and local government benefits, according to federal prosecutors....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Maryland authorities arrest three more suspects in deadly stabbing tied to MS-13 Authorities in Baltimore County, Md. said Thursday that three more people have been arrested in connection with a fatal July stabbing linked to the MS-13 street gang....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Harvard says it received $8.9M in donations from Jeffrey Epstein Harvard University received nearly $9 million in donations from convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein over a nine-year period, the Ivy League university’s president disclosed in an email Thursday night. ...
11:39, 09/13/2019

Teen charged in crash that killed Tennessee officer had marijuana in her system: reports A Tennessee teenager charged in the death of a Nashville police officer after she crashed into his patrol vehicle allegedly had traces of marijuana in her system at the time, according to local reports....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Billionaire Carl Icahn moving business from NY to Florida for lower taxes: report Carl Icahn, the legendary investor, has told employees that he is moving his company from New York to Miami and a report said his decision to move is based on the Big Apple’s higher taxes....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Shootout mile from Democratic debate; suspect dead, officer seriously wounded A Houston police officer was seriously wounded after being shot multiple times by one of four suspects who allegedly stole a car at gunpoint and later beat up a priest....
11:39, 09/13/2019

Justice Department to declassify name of suspect accused of aiding 9/11 hijackers The Justice Department will declassify the name of an individual accused of assisting two hijackers involved in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, according to a court filing released Thursday....
11:13, 09/13/2019

Third Democratic debate highlights gun control after shootings in Texas, Ohio Democratic presidential hopefuls tackled a host of topics including gun control in the third round of debates the month after a series of shootings in Texas and Ohio....
11:13, 09/13/2019

U.S. aquariums try to save Florida corals as disease spreads Aquariums around the United States are helping to preserve coral species from the Florida Reef, saving them from a deadly disease that is killing major portions of the undersea ecosystem....
11:13, 09/13/2019

Some Democrats snipe, others unite in third presidential debate Some of the 10 Democratic presidential candidates meeting in their third debate on Thursday took shots at front-runner Joe Biden, while others called for unity during a night dominated by questions around race, guns and healthcare....
09:39, 09/13/2019

Democrats in presidential debate hint at no swift end to China tariffs Democratic presidential hopefuls criticized President Donald Trump's trade war with China but gave no hint they would work toward a quick resolution if elected, pledging during their debate on Thursday to hold Beijing accountable for "corrupt" practi...
09:39, 09/13/2019

New storm hits hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, could become tropical storm A new storm brought rain and wind to the hurricane ravaged Bahamas early Friday, with the Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) warning it could turn into a tropical storm....
09:39, 09/13/2019

Where to put your money now The trade war is far from over. Many multinational companies are expected to report weak third quarter earnings. And President Trump continues to feud with the Federal Reserve about interest rates....
08:00, 09/13/2019

What getting rid of tobacco taught CVS This month marks the five-year anniversary of our removal of tobacco from all our stores, and it remains a source of great pride for CVS Health. Without question, going tobacco-free was a bold, purpose-led action that significantly impacted our botto...
08:00, 09/13/2019

Secretary Pompeo could also be national security adviser Just one day after President Donald Trump dismissed national security adviser John Bolton, administration officials are discussing the possibility of replacing Bolton with his chief rival, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Under this scenario, the coun...
08:00, 09/13/2019

Trump administration gave OK to import lion trophy A lion trophy from Tanzania has been approved for import to the US, the first such case since lions began receiving protections in January 2016 as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, a conservation group says....
08:00, 09/13/2019

Analysis: How Biden and Warren both think they can win tonight's debate There will be 10 Democratic presidential candidates onstage Thursday night in Houston, Texas. But all eyes will be -- and should be -- on only two: Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren....
08:00, 09/13/2019

47,000 grocery workers in California avert a strike with new contracts Around 47,000 union workers at Albertsons, Ralphs and other grocery chains in southern California reached an agreement with the companies Thursday on new contracts that they say improve wages and benefits....
08:00, 09/13/2019

CNN analyst's baby gets liver transplant A CNN commentator's 8-month-old baby is on the road to recovery after receiving a liver transplant less than two weeks ago at Duke University Hospital....
08:00, 09/13/2019

California lawmakers ban facial-recognition software from police body cams California lawmakers on Thursday temporarily banned state and local law enforcement from using facial-recognition software in body cameras, as the most populous US state takes action against the technology....
08:00, 09/13/2019

She was found dead at a beach in 1972. DNA helped police identify a suspect An 11-year-old girl went on a bike ride on Thanksgiving Day in 1972. The next day her body was found dumped on a rocky beach near the Pacific Ocean in Southern California. She'd been raped and strangled....
08:00, 09/13/2019

High schools embrace 'vape detectors' in fight against bathroom vaping As the numbers of middle and high school students who vape continue to rise -- the US Food and Drug Adminstration says more than 20% of highschoolers use e-cigarettes -- school districts around the country are starting to fight back....
08:00, 09/13/2019

California redwood forest latest alternative burial site For 70-year-old Kathee Pfalmer, who grew up in the shadow of Northern California's towering redwood forests, nothing seemed more appropriate than eventually spending an eternity among them....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Trump meets with senators from key farm states, touts biofuel deal progress U.S. President Donald Trump said the administration has made progress on a biofuel reform package after he met with U.S. senators from key farm states on Thursday as part of an ongoing effort to boost ethanol demand and help hard-hit corn farmers....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Charred wreckage of California dive boat raised from ocean floor A dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast, killing 34 people, was raised from the ocean floor on Thursday as federal safety officials said the crew had no night watchman on duty, as required, when the flames erupted....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Climate protesters arrested at Texas port ahead of U.S. presidential debate Police on Thursday arrested Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
07:39, 09/13/2019

California legislature bars facial recognition for police body cameras California's legislature on Thursday passed a three-year ban on state and local law enforcement from using body cameras with facial recognition software, the latest curb on technology that some say poses a threat to civil liberties....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Tropical storm warning issued for Bahamas; 1,300 still missing A tropical cyclone was forecast to move across the northwestern Bahamas in the coming days, potentially bringing more rain and wind to islands already devastated by Hurricane Dorian, the U.S. National Hurricane Center warned on Thursday....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Trump EPA repeals Obama-era water protections to boost industry The Trump administration on Thursday announced repeal of an Obama-era regulation that had expanded pollution protections for waterways such as wetlands and shallow streams, but that farmers, miners and manufacturers decried as overreach....
07:39, 09/13/2019

American Airlines mechanic stripped of FAA certificate ordered held in sabotage case An American Airlines mechanic charged with purposely damaging an aircraft in July during a dispute between the airline and its mechanics union involving stalled contract negotiations will remain behind bars until at least Sept. 20, according to a cou...
07:39, 09/13/2019

Justice Department nears prosecution of ex-FBI official McCabe: sources The U.S. Justice Department moved closer to a politically sensitive prosecution of former top FBI official Andrew McCabe on Thursday by rejecting a request from his legal team to drop the case, according to two sources familiar with the investigation...
07:39, 09/13/2019

Protesters greet Trump in Baltimore after his tweets blasting city Dozens of protesters gathered in downtown Baltimore on Thursday as President Donald Trump made his first visit to the city since he blasted it as "disgusting" and "rodent-infested" in hotly debated tweets in July....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Alaska seal die-off spurs government investigation U.S. government biologists are investigating the deaths of nearly 300 Arctic ice seals found on Alaska beaches since last summer, federal officials said on Thursday....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Democratic debate highlights: Healthcare, gun control and party unity take center stage Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders – the leading contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination – wasted no time in Thursday's debate sparring over how to best expand healthcare c...
07:39, 09/13/2019

Biden attacks Warren, Sanders over cost of healthcare plans in Democratic debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending Obamacare and pushing them to be honest about the cost of their plans....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Inside the Military’s Five-Star Layovers at a Trump Resort There is little evidence that stays by military personnel at President Trump’s resort in Scotland are part of a scheme to enrich him. But they have raised ethical and political questions....
07:39, 09/13/2019

With Trade Talks Looming, U.S. and China Move to Relax Tensions President Trump announced that China would resume purchases of American farm goods after a day of cooling tensions, raising hopes of averting the next round of tariff increases....
07:39, 09/13/2019

New York City Is Ending a Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy. Here’s Why. The City Council fears that if a federal lawsuit challenging the ban were to reach the Supreme Court, the panel could issue a ruling that protected the practice....
07:39, 09/13/2019

6 Takeaways From the September Democratic Debate Joe Biden hugged Barack Obama tightly as the former vice president came under attack from Bernie Sanders and Julián Castro. Elizabeth Warren went unscathed, while Kamala Harris stuck to a script....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Chicago Public Schools Ordered to Toughen Sexual Misconduct Policies An official said the order followed “the most comprehensive investigation” the department’s office for civil rights “has ever undertaken of sexual violence in a major urban public school system.”...
07:39, 09/13/2019

House Foreign Affairs Panel Subpoenas Top Afghanistan Negotiator The subpoena compels Zalmay Khalilzad, the special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, to publicly brief lawmakers at a hearing on the administration’s plan for Afghanistan....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Ben Carson Is Cleared of Misconduct Over Order of $31,000 Dining Set Investigators placed blame not on the HUD secretary, but on department officials who “were aware of the law” and “either failed to consider or didn’t understand” that it applied to the purchase....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Andrew Yang Said He Would Give 10 People $1,000 Each Month. Is That Legal? During the Democratic debate in Houston, Mr. Yang announced that he would use campaign funds to distribute 10 “freedom dividends.” The move raises questions about possible campaign finance violations....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Attacks on Biden in Debate Highlight Divide Over the Obama Legacy The Democratic front-runner repeatedly invoked President Barack Obama’s name, while some of his rivals said the party needed to move well beyond the policies of the last Democratic president....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Castro Questions Biden’s Memory at Debate: ‘Are You Forgetting What You Said Two Minutes Ago?’ Julián Castro accused the former vice president of contradicting himself on whether people would need to opt into his Medicare plan, though it did not appear he had....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Biden Was Asked About Segregation. His Answer Included a Record Player. The former vice president’s solution for inequality in schools touched on giving teachers a raise and playing a record player at night so children could hear more words....
07:39, 09/13/2019

As Democrats Debate, Trump Offers Alternative: A Rambling Speech President Trump’s speech at an event in Baltimore hit his usual lines as he careened between prepared remarks, ad-libbed attacks and boasts about his record....
07:39, 09/13/2019

Fugitive Couple Wanted on Murder Charges Are Captured in Arizona After Hiding for 16 Days Blane and Susan Barksdale escaped on Aug. 26 after overpowering two private security guards who were transporting them back to Tucson, Ariz., the authorities said....
07:39, 09/13/2019

The Trump Administration’s Latest Experiment on the Border: Tent Courts Makeshift immigration courts are opening in tents along the southwestern border, part of the administration’s plan to control the surge of migrant families....
07:39, 09/13/2019

An exclusive bitcoin ETF-like product just hit the market—here's how it works A bitcoin-based fund from VanEck and SolidX is now available to "qualified" investors, and it could be a first step toward the long-awaited prospect of fully tradeable cryptocurrency ETFs, experts say....
03:39, 09/13/2019

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe loses effort to avoid potential criminal charges Lawyers for McCabe, who has not yet been charged in the case, met last month with a top Justice official in what were believed to be talks seeking to dissuade officials from filing criminal charges....
03:39, 09/13/2019

Cadillac debuts new models of CT4 sedan via Instagram Cadillac on Thursday used Instagram to unveil new models of the 2020 CT4, a subcompact sedan the brand hopes will assist in attracting a younger, sportier demographic....
03:39, 09/13/2019

UAW leader charged with embezzling union funds amid contract talks with Detroit automakers The charges come as the union negotiates new contracts with the Detroit automakers and two weeks after federal officials raided the leader's home and office....
03:39, 09/13/2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, unshaken by cancer scare, says she looks forward 'to the challenges ahead' The top court has agreed to review high-profile cases concerning the Second Amendment and LGBT workers' rights in its term beginning in October....
03:39, 09/13/2019

Report: Supreme Court ruling caused mass polling place closures across Southern USA Voting rights advocates argue that the 2013 court decision made it easier for elections officials to disenfranchise black and minority voters.        ...
00:26, 09/13/2019

Tropical Storm Humberto likely to form by this weekend near Bahamas, could head toward Florida Some models show the system that could become Tropical Storm Humberto intensifying into a hurricane off the Southeast coast by early next week.        ...
00:26, 09/13/2019

AP Top Stories September 12 A Here's the latest for Wednesday September 12th: US Supreme Court allows enforcement of Trump immigration policy; China condemned for detaining Taiwanese man; UK PM Johnson denies lying to the Queen; Planet with water found outside our solar syst...
00:26, 09/13/2019

Pelosi: 'Impeachment is a very divisive measure' At a news conference after House Judiciary Committee approved guidelines for impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, Pelosi was on the defensive. (Sept. 12)        ...
00:26, 09/13/2019

'Inexcusable failure': Chicago schools mishandled sex abuse claims, federal probe finds An investigation by the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights found that Chicago Public Schools mishandled sex abuse claims.        ...
00:26, 09/13/2019

Grand jury indicts El Paso Walmart shooting suspect on capital murder charge The man suspected in last month's mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso was formally indicted on a capital murder charge.        ...
00:26, 09/13/2019

'Clearly a game.' Opioid lawsuit settlements appear aimed at giving tax breaks to drug firms, experts say Politicians tout settlements with pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic. But those payments may be used to reduce the companies' taxes.        ...
00:26, 09/13/2019

Woman in coma after using face cream tainted with mercury, officials say The California woman, 47, bought the anti-aging cream from a third party that imported it from Mexico, health officials say.        ...
00:26, 09/13/2019

Indicted congressman Christopher Collins confident he'll be exonerated Rep. Christopher Collins of New York expressed confidence he'll be exonerated on charges he leaked information about a biopharmaceutical company as friends and family dodged $800,000 in stock losses. (Sept. 12)       &#...
00:26, 09/13/2019

Prozac maker paid millions to secure favorable verdict in mass shooting lawsuit, victims say Twenty-five years after a jury absolved Prozac of blame for Joseph Wesbecker's shooting rampage, a newspaper reports the drugmaker agreed to pay victims $20 million before the verdict        ...
00:26, 09/13/2019

EPA to drop Obama-era water protection rule The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed on property rights. (Sept. ...
00:26, 09/13/2019

Walmart expands grocery delivery to 200 cities nationwide Walmart announced Thursday it will expand its unlimited grocery delivery to 1,400 stores nationwide this fall, after testing the concept in four markets this year....
21:26, 09/12/2019

Vaping lung disease: Legal pot labs start testing for vitamin E in cannabis oil Some private cannabis testing labs are testing for vitamin E acetate, a possible cutting agent identified by the Food and Drug Administration as an ingredient in illicit vapes linked to an outbreak of lung disease....
21:26, 09/12/2019

Greenpeace activists dangle from Houston bridge to protest fossil fuels Nearly two dozen activists with Greenpeace dangled themselves from a bridge in Houston Thursday -- disrupting both vehicle and boat traffic -- ahead of the third Democratic presidential debate....
21:26, 09/12/2019

President Donald Trump creates task force to detect, prevent global 'atrocities' President Donald Trump established a task force Thursday to prevent atrocities in the United States and around the world, accompanied by a report that lays out framework to stop human rights violations before they start....
21:26, 09/12/2019

'You have been found!': Message in a bottle leads rescuers to California hikers stranded on 40-foot waterfall A California family of three was rescued from the top of a waterfall after sending a message in a bottle downstream.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

'Insane, stabbing, burning pain': Ground zero workers still battling 9/11 health problems The headaches forced Joe McKay, now 52, to retire early from the New York City Fire Department. The New Jeresey resident fills the void with advocacy.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Charges in California boat fire may hinge on 1838 law. Here's why An arcane statute from 1838 may be applied in determining criminal liability in the case of the Southern California boat fire. Here's what you need to know about the law.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Last body found in fatal Calif. boat fire Authorities say divers off the Southern California coast have found the body of the last missing victim in a fatal boat fire that killed 34 people. An investigation continues into the cause of the deadly blaze. (Sept. 11)     ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Tent courts set up in Texas for immigration hearings closed to media The first complex in Laredo began hearing cases immediately, and another complex in Brownsville is expected to be operational Thursday.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Air Force sister starts homecoming with a prank This adoring little brother literally tripped over his feet, he was so excited that his Air Force big sister was finally home.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Deadly year for transgender people in United States The death of a transgender person in North Carolina is one of 18 so far this year, and 17 of the victims are black women. (Sept. 12)        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Farmers, others worry about tainted sewage sludge Experts are raising concerns that sewage sludge used as fertilizer around the U.S. could contaminate crops with potentially harmful chemicals (Sept. 12)        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Terri Lynn Hollis, 11, was murdered on Thanksgiving Day 1972. California investigators didn't give up on her case Investigators solved the killing of an 11-year-old girl in Southern California 47 years after her kidnapping through DNA evidence, authorities said.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Fugitive couple wanted in Arizona murder arrested after weeks-long manhunt Blane Barksdale, 56, and his wife, Susan, 59, were arrested Wednesday night without incident, authorities said. They had been on the run since August.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Florida teen tried to kill parents in murder-for-hire plot with money stolen from them, police say A 17-year-old from Florida stole $1,400 from her parents to buy drugs and hire someone to kill them, according to an arrest affidavit.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

AP-NORC: Trump gets low grades on global warming A new AP-NORC Center poll finds Americans are most unhappy with Donald Trump on his handling of climate change. (Sept. 12)        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

ShowBiz Minute: JK Rowling, The Situation, NYFW Author JK Rowling makes huge gift for MS research; Prison release imminent for reality star 'The Situation," Closing NYFW, designer Marc Jacobs hired the Hadid sisters and Kaia Gerber to walk in his unusually staged show. (Sept. 12)   ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Airman welcomed home by family and FDNY Air National Guard member James Friedlander surprised his 2-year-old daughter, Vivian, after returning from a 6-month deployment in Qatar. But he wasn't the only one with a surprise up his sleeve that day.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Today in History for September 12th Highlights of this day in history: America faces the aftermath of the Sept. 11th attacks; Nazis rescue Italy's Mussolini; JFK confronts critics of his religion; Student leader Steven Biko killed in South Africa; Singer Johnny Cash dies. (Sept....
20:26, 09/12/2019

Coast Guard issues warning on charging phone batteries after California boat fire In the wake of the deadly California dive boat fire, the Coast Guard recommends boat operators limit the unsupervised use of power strips.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Shooting victim honored by Trump wasn't a hero and gave 'inaccurate account,' police say Chris Grant was shot and wounded in the El Paso Walmart shooting but police have called his actions "an act of self-preservation" only.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

The murder of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee horrified Chicago. Now, gang members will stand trial Jury selection will begin Friday in the trial of Dwright Boone-Doty and Corey Morgan, charged with the November 2015 attack on 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Mnuchin: No meeting planned between Trump-Rouhani Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani while he's in New York later this month. Mnuchin said Thursday that such a meeting is "not planned at the moment." (Sept. 1...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Report: Supreme Court ruling caused mass polling place closures across the southern U.S. Voting rights advocates argue that the 2013 court decision made it easier for elections officials to disenfranchise black and minority voters.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Tallahassee stabbing suspect said he 'wigged out' and stabbed 'everything in front of him,' police say Antwann Demetris Brown was arrested on five counts of attempted first-degree murder and one count of aggravated assault in the Tallahassee stabbings.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Hilarious obituary honors prankster dad. He left 'a house full of crap' and decades of laughter The out-of-the ordinary, down-to earth viral obituary is bringing a lot of smiles to folks after Joe Heller, 82, of Connecticut died Sunday.        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Greenpeace oil protesters dangle from Texas bridge At least 11 Greenpeace protesters could be seen dangling from a bridge near Houston ahead of the third 2020 Democratic debate .(Sept 12)        ...
20:26, 09/12/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s Social Security Plan: Raise Benefits by $200 a Month In her latest proposal to redistribute wealth in the United States, Ms. Warren calls for raising taxes on the rich to expand Social Security benefits....
19:13, 09/12/2019

Alison Cheek, Pioneering Episcopal Priest, Is Dead at 92 In a controversial 1974 ceremony, she and 10 other women became priests. Then she became the first to celebrate the Eucharist in an Episcopal church....
19:13, 09/12/2019

Impeachment Inquiry of Trump Intensifies as Judiciary Panel Adopts New Procedures The House Judiciary Committee set rules to explore possible impeachment of President Trump, hoping to show courts and impatient Democrats that it is building a case....
19:13, 09/12/2019

Beto O’Rourke Urges Banks to Cut Services for Gun Sales The candidate said he wanted credit card companies and other financial institutions to stop providing services for sales of assault-style weapons, among other measures....
19:13, 09/12/2019

When Your Commander in Chief Is Also Providing Your Hotel Room There is little evidence that stays by military personnel at President Trump’s resort in Scotland are part of a scheme to enrich him. But they have raised ethical and political questions....
19:13, 09/12/2019

For Mike Pompeo, a Moment of Singular Influence Speculation that Mr. Pompeo may serve as President Trump’s national security adviser as well as secretary of state may be fanciful but underscores his increasing influence....
19:13, 09/12/2019

U.S. and China Lower Their Guard, a Little, Before Trade Talks President Trump announced that China would resume purchases of American farm goods after a day of cooling tensions, raising hopes of averting the next round of tariff increases....
19:13, 09/12/2019

Remembering 9/11 on 18th anniversary Solemn ceremonies honor the 3,000 people slain in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania on the 18th anniversary in 2019....
18:26, 09/12/2019

Body of last missing victim in California boat fire found Authorities said they have found the body of the last missing victim from a deadly boat fire that killed 34 people last week off the California coast....
18:26, 09/12/2019

Tomato, pepper prices could spike from seed import restrictions The U.S. Department of Agriculture this week imposed major import restrictions on tomato and pepper seeds after discovering that many of those seeds have been silently carrying a serious plant disease....
18:26, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative deal over opioid lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar settlement that will see the company file for bankruptcy in order to resolve lawsuits with 23 states and 2,300 local governments....
18:26, 09/12/2019

10 Democrats set for 3rd presidential primary debate in Houston Ten Democratic presidential candidates are set to participate in the third round of primary debates in Houston Thursday night, about half the field who appeared in the first two this summer....
18:26, 09/12/2019

Nearly 150 businesses sign letter to Senate urging gun control action Nearly 150 U.S. companies have signed and sent a letter to the U.S. Senate, urging action on gun control legislation that requires tougher background checks on all gun sales and imposes "red flag" laws....
18:26, 09/12/2019

Harvest Moon to glow bright on Friday -- the 13th Superstition will fill the air on Friday the 13th, a day commonly known as one of the unluckiest days of the year. As the sun sets, one of the most well-known full moons will fill the night sky....
18:26, 09/12/2019

To her Texas supporters, Marianne Williamson has already won In "A Return to Love," Marianne Williamson, spiritual adviser to Oprah, celebrity wedding officiant, failed congressional candidate, alleged kook and presidential contender, writes that one's work should be godly....
18:26, 09/12/2019

House panel approves new powers to investigate President Donald Trump The House judiciary committee voted along party lines Thursday to authorize a resolution that gives the panel more power to investigate President Donald Trump as part of potential impeachment proceedings....
18:26, 09/12/2019

Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren unveils program to hike Social Security benefits for seniors Democratic presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a plan Thursday that would, if she's elected, amend the Social Security program to provide American seniors with an extra $200 per month....
18:26, 09/12/2019

DNA leads to identity of suspect in 1972 murder of California girl, 11 DNA testing and genetic genealogy helped police in Southern California crack a 47-year-old cold case wide open and identify the man who raped and murdered an 11-year-old girl who was taken from her home on Thanksgiving Day....
18:00, 09/12/2019

Georgia women charged after authorities rescue 43 pups living in ‘deplorable conditions’: police Two Georgia women face a slew of charges after authorities found more than 40 neglected dogs – including seven with their bottom jaws missing – living in what authorities described as “deplorable conditions.”...
18:00, 09/12/2019

Los Angeles deputy city attorney among three dead in possible murder-suicide The Los Angeles City Attorney's Office identified one of its employees as one of three people found dead in a suspected murder-suicide Wednesday morning....
18:00, 09/12/2019

Divers recover body of last missing victim of California dive boat fire The body of the last missing victim of last week's deadly boat fire off the Southern California coast has been recovered by divers, authorities said Wednesday....
18:00, 09/12/2019

California judge recalled after Brock Turner case loses new job as high school tennis coach Aaron Persky, the former California judge who was ousted by voters in 2018 after receiving harsh backlash over his handling of former Stanford University swimmer and convicted sex offender Brock Turner’s sexual assault trial, lost his new job as a pu...
18:00, 09/12/2019

Appeals court rules VA must pay vets' ER bills at non-VA hospitals The Department of Veterans Affairs has been ordered to reimburse veterans for the cost of their emergency care at non-VA hospitals - something the agency has actively told veterans they are not entitled to, an appeals court ruled this week....
18:00, 09/12/2019

El Paso 'hero' arrested by Secret Service before meeting Trump at White House: report A Texas man touted as a hero following last month's mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, was detained by Secret Service agents upon his arrival at the White House on Monday due to an outstanding criminal warrant, according to a report....
18:00, 09/12/2019

Dutch nationals trespassed at Nevada National Security Site, authorities say Two Dutch nationals were arrested Tuesday, accused of trespassing at a national security site in Nevada on the eve of the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks....
18:00, 09/12/2019

Husband-wife Arizona murder suspects nabbed after three-week manhunt; had 'overpowered' guards in Utah: report A married couple wanted for murder in Arizona and on the run for three weeks after allegedly overpowering guards in Utah during their extradition, were captured Wednesday, authorities said....
18:00, 09/12/2019

NYPD cops chase pot smokers, find kidnapped man beaten, bound in store basement A man was found beaten and bound in the basement of a Bronx bodega when two cops who were chasing separate suspects entered the cellar early Wednesday morning, police said....
18:00, 09/12/2019

Fugitive in Massachusetts killing stabs self in neck during arrest at Florida construction site, authorities say A two-year manhunt for the most wanted fugitive in Massachusetts ended at a construction site in Florida on Wednesday when a suspect accused of killing his ex-girlfriend in her apartment in 2017 was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service and...
18:00, 09/12/2019

Florida man allegedly stabbed 5 people after he learned he'd be fired, police say The employee of a Florida construction manufacturing company who allegedly stabbed five people on Wednesday did so after he learned he might be fired, according to police....
18:00, 09/12/2019

Trump expected to roll back Obama-era clean water regulations The EPA proposed replacing the 2015 water rule in December following an executive order from President Donald Trump, who has criticized the regulations for curbing the rights of farmers, developers and landowners....
16:52, 09/12/2019

The path to the White House no longer goes through the governors' office Tonight's presidential debate showcases Democratic diversity, but one notable category won't be represented: Not a single governor made the cut....
16:52, 09/12/2019

Trump ban on asylum seeker approved by Supreme Court The Supreme Court has allowed the enforcement of a controversial measure that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the US....
15:39, 09/12/2019

Supreme Court allows Trump rule banning asylum seekers The Supreme Court has allowed the enforcement of a controversial measure that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the US....
14:39, 09/12/2019

Purdue Pharma agrees $12bn settlement on opioid addiction cases A drugs firm accused of contributing to an opioid addiction crisis in the US has reached a preliminary agreement to settle lawsuits brought against it....
14:13, 09/12/2019

Trump proposes ban on all flavoured vaping products after six deaths Donald Trump has said his administration will propose banning thousands of flavoured e-cigarette products after six people died from vaping-related illnesses....
11:52, 09/12/2019

Beyond Ending Trump’s Policies, Democrats Largely Skirt Questions About Their Immigration Plans The Democrats seeking the White House despise President Trump’s hard-line immigration policies, but they would rather not discuss their own proposals....
09:26, 09/12/2019

‘If I’m Sent Back, I Will Die’: Sick Immigrants Tell Their Stories to Congress The immigrants are in limbo as the Trump administration weighs their deportation after the elimination of a program that had enabled them to receive lifesaving medical care....
09:26, 09/12/2019

Is It an Impeachment Inquiry or Not? Democrats Can’t Seem to Agree As they navigate the tricky politics and complex legal terrain of impeachment, Democrats are sending mixed messages about their inquiry into President Trump....
09:26, 09/12/2019

What Kamala Harris Needs to Do Tonight She had a great June debate and lost steam over the summer. Her surrogates, donors and even some supporters hope that in Houston she can recapture the magic that initially won them over....
09:26, 09/12/2019

A New Monopoly Game Celebrates Women, but What About the One Behind the Original? Hasbro’s Ms. Monopoly will pay women more than men and celebrate female inventors, but it makes only brief reference to the feminist whose board game is credited with inspiring it all....
09:26, 09/12/2019

Extreme Weather Displaced a Record 7 Million in First Half of 2019 A new report puts 2019 on pace to be one of the most disastrous years in almost two decades even before the effects of Hurricane Dorian on the Bahamas are tallied. But there was also good news. ...
09:26, 09/12/2019

Kansas Inmate Will Be Allowed Opioid Addiction Drugs The A.C.L.U. had argued in a lawsuit that if a federal prison kept denying the medication to the inmate, he would “inevitably suffer and possibly die.”...
09:26, 09/12/2019

California Church Leaders Lured Homeless Into Forced Labor, U.S. Says A dozen leaders of a California-based ministry have been accused of forcing vulnerable people to panhandle “for the financial benefit of the church leaders,” federal prosecutors said....
09:26, 09/12/2019

Chinese Businesswoman Found Guilty of Trespassing at Mar-a-Lago Yujing Zhang brought a host of electronics equipment with her to President Trump’s Florida resort. She was convicted of trespassing and lying to federal agents....
09:26, 09/12/2019

The bull market just won't die The trade war is far from over. Many multinational companies are expected to report weak third quarter earnings. And President Trump continues to feud with the Federal Reserve about interest rates....
07:39, 09/12/2019

Democrats want to offer health care to undocumented immigrants. Here's what that means Democrats running for president have said they would support extending government health care coverage to undocumented immigrants -- a big shift, since undocumented immigrants currently have little access to federal programs....
07:39, 09/12/2019

Trump laments media coverage and polls ahead of 9/11 commemoration In the moments before President Donald Trump was set to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks, his mind was decidedly elsewhere....
07:39, 09/12/2019

Uber claims new California law still won't force it to classify drivers as employees A top Uber executive attempted to defuse concerns about a potential existential threat to its business shortly after lawmakers in California approved a new bill that will make it more difficult for employers in the state to classify workers as indepe...
07:39, 09/12/2019

Arizona state trooper arrested on 61 sex-related, kidnapping and fraud counts Arizona Department of Public Safety detectives arrested one of their own troopers Tuesday on charges of sexual abuse, extortion, kidnapping, harassment and fraud, AZDPS Col. Frank Milstead said at a news conference....
07:39, 09/12/2019

U.S. denies protective status to Bahamas hurricane evacuees The United States will not give temporary protected immigration status to people from the Bahamas who evacuated after the archipelago was battered by a Category 5 hurricane, the White House said on Wednesday....
01:52, 09/12/2019

Harley Davidson to lay off 40 employees in Wisconsin Harley-Davidson Inc has laid off 40 employees at its general merchandise division in Milwaukee as part of a restructuring exercise, according to a company official with knowledge of the matter....
01:52, 09/12/2019

Top U.S. trade official submits USMCA ideas to Democrats: lawmakers The Trump administration on Wednesday sent U.S. House of Representatives Democrats its latest proposals for addressing legislators' concerns about the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, lawmakers and congressional sources said....
01:52, 09/12/2019

U.S. Coast Guard issues lithium battery warning following California boat fire The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a safety bulletin following the Labor Day fire on a California dive boat that killed 34 people, focusing on emergency escape routes, crew training and the charging of lithium-ion batteries....
01:52, 09/12/2019

9/11 anniversary: Trump says day is 'seared into our soul' as nation remembers 18 years later Eighteen years after the Tuesday morning President Trump says "is seared into our soul," the nation paused to solemnly mark the events of the 9/11 terror attacks and the nearly 3,000 people who were lost – but never forgotten....
01:52, 09/12/2019

Jerry Falwell asks FBI to investigate alleged 'criminal conspiracy' against him by former Liberty U officials Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. said he's asked the FBI to investigate a "criminal conspiracy" against him that he alleges has been orchestrated by disgruntled former board members and employees of the evangelical Christian college....
01:52, 09/12/2019

Ilhan Omar slammed on 9/11 anniversary by victim's son after 'some people did something' quote Nicholas Haros Jr. wants Rep. Ilhan Omar and “the Squad” to know exactly who those "some people" are that perpetrated the "something" that took the life of his mom -- and nearly 3,000 other people -- 18 years ago....
01:52, 09/12/2019

‘Psychic’ Florida woman who promised to lift family curse sentenced for $1.6M scheme A woman in Florida who claimed to be a psychic fortune teller has been sentenced to over three years in prison for scamming a Texas woman out of $1.6 million to lift a made-up curse on her and her family....
01:52, 09/12/2019

Deceased rapist identified in 1981 Colorado cold-case murder of teenage girl, police say A convicted rapist who died seven years ago has been identified in a decades-old slaying of a young woman in Colorado with help from new technology, according to officials. ...
01:52, 09/12/2019

Chinese woman found guilty of trespassing at Mar-a-Lago A South Florida jury Wednesday convicted a Chinese businesswoman of trespassing at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club earlier this year and lying to Secret Service agents about it....
01:52, 09/12/2019

Mississippi man gets 11 years behind bars for burning cross outside black family’s home A Mississippi man will spend 11 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to burning a cross outside a black family’s home in October 2017, prosecutors announced Tuesday....
01:52, 09/12/2019

More than two dozen fake NBA championship rings seized at LA airport, CBP says Authorities in California recently seized more than two dozen counterfeit National Basketball Association championship rings, which could have cost potential buyers more than half a million dollars....
01:52, 09/12/2019

Guatemalan teen was forced to work at Texas restaurant to pay off $10G smuggling debt, authorities say A Texas man faces child trafficking charges after forcing a 15-year-old Guatemalan girl to work at a restaurant to pay off a $10,000 debt she incurred in exchange for being smuggled into the U.S., authorities said Tuesday....
01:52, 09/12/2019

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyberscam crackdown Federal authorities arrested hundreds of people worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday....
01:26, 09/12/2019

Producers price index increased 0.1 percent in August The Producer Price Index, which measures the average change in the prices domestic producers receive for their output, increased 0.1 percent in August, according to a new report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics....
01:26, 09/12/2019

Remembering 9/11 after 18 years: 'That day made us stronger' New York City, Washington, D.C., and the rest of the United States remembered the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks Wednesday, the 18th anniversary of the brazen al-Qaida plot that killed 3,000 people....
01:26, 09/12/2019

In photos: Remembering 9/11 on 18th anniversary Solemn ceremonies honor the 3,000 people slain in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania on the 18th anniversary in 2019....
01:26, 09/12/2019

Americans' support for initial Afghan war declining, Gallup survey shows On the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, a new survey said Wednesday Americans have a very divided view on the conflict in Afghanistan -- which, after 18 years, is still being fought by U.S. armed forces....
01:26, 09/12/2019

Migrant children to House panel: Trump is cutting life-saving program Lawmakers heard from several people, including migrants, who said a move by the Trump administration to cut a medical program will be the difference between death and survival for a number of seriously ill children....
01:26, 09/12/2019

Virginia sues Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma, over opioid crisis Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced Wednesday the state is suing owners of Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, for their role in the nationwide opioids crisis....
01:26, 09/12/2019

Trump administration to ban flavored e-cigarette products The Trump administration said Wednesday it will impose a ban against non-tobacco flavored e-cigarette products, in the wake of several deaths in the United States doctors have linked to vaping....
01:26, 09/12/2019

In photos: This week in Washington President Donald Trump sought to ban non-tobacco-flavored vaping products, fired national security adviser John Bolton and spoke at an HBCU convention; migrants who are recipients of a medical exemption program spoke to Congress; lawmakers observed t...
01:26, 09/12/2019

U.S. Trade Representative to submit USMCA ideas to Democrats: source The Trump administration on Wednesday will submit to U.S. House of Representatives Democrats its latest proposals for addressing the lawmakers' concerns with the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, according to a source familiar with the issue....
01:00, 09/12/2019

White House does not plan to give Bahamians temporary protected immigration status: official The United States does not plan to invoke temporary protected immigration status for Bahamians currently in the United States, a White House official said on Wednesday, after the archipelago was battered by a Category 5 hurricane....
01:00, 09/12/2019

Chinese national convicted for trespassing at Trump's Florida resort A Chinese national arrested for bluffing her way into U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Florida resort, sparking concerns she could pose an intelligence threat, was found guilty on Wednesday of lying to a federal officer and trespassing....
01:00, 09/12/2019

U.S. House passes two bills to ban new offshore drilling The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Florida and was set to vote on a third banning drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Reserve....
01:00, 09/12/2019

Chinese professor accused of Huawei-related fraud asks why case was moved to Brooklyn A lawyer for a Chinese professor accused of obtaining technology from a Silicon Valley startup to benefit China's Huawei on Wednesday told a federal judge that he would like to know why the case is in her Brooklyn courtroom.  ...
01:00, 09/12/2019

'Doing me a favor': Vapers open to Trump's proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes New Yorkers who vape do not seem to mind if President Donald Trump pushes through a proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes, admitting that widespread youth addiction needed to be controlled and expressing hope that it might help them quit....
01:00, 09/12/2019

Trump administration seeks ban on flavored e-cigarettes to combat youth addiction The Trump administration announced plans on Wednesday to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from store shelves in a widening crackdown on vaping, as officials warned that sweet flavors had drawn millions of children into nicotine addiction....
01:00, 09/12/2019

Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies....
01:00, 09/12/2019

House to vote on bills blocking Trump's push to expand oil and gas drilling off US coasts The legislation would ban oil and gas drilling off both coasts of the U.S., in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and in the eastern Gulf of Mexico....
22:39, 09/11/2019

Jeffrey Epstein seen with young girls on his plane in 2018 as authorities eyed his travel abroad Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, was being investigated for possibly failing to disclose his international travel as required by law for sex offenders....
22:39, 09/11/2019

Trump administration announces plans to ban flavored e-cigarettes The Trump administration announced plans on Wednesday to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from store shelves in a crackdown on vaping after a handful of deaths and potentially hundreds of lung illnesses were tied to the practice....
22:13, 09/11/2019

U.S. House panel probes Commerce Secretary Ross over Trump Dorian tweet kerfuffle A U.S. House panel on Wednesday opened an investigation into U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross' potential role in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's decision to rebuke an Alabama weather service office for dismissing a warning o...
22:13, 09/11/2019

Dorian's toll: Bahamas officials say 2,500 missing in storm's wake Around 2,500 people are feared missing in the Bahamas in the wake of devastating Hurricane Dorian, a number that may include people who fled to shelters around the Caribbean island chain, authorities said on Wednesday....
22:13, 09/11/2019

Trespassing trial of Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago moves to jury A Chinese woman accused of hoodwinking U.S. Secret Service agents to gain illegal entry to President Donald Trump's Florida resort repeated her assertion that she "did nothing wrong" as her federal court trial was handed to a jury on Tuesday....
21:26, 09/11/2019

As Democratic White House hopefuls debate in Houston, party eyes lower-tier gains in Texas While 10 Democratic presidential contenders debate in Houston on Thursday, the party is eyeing gains farther down the ballot in Texas next year in races for the U.S. House of Representatives and state legislature, party strategists and political expe...
21:26, 09/11/2019

NFL star Antonio Brown accused of rape in lawsuit by former trainer Newly signed New England Patriots player Antonio Brown has been accused of rape and sexual assault by his former personal trainer in a federal lawsuit filed in Florida, a claim the athlete denied in a statement issued by his lawyer....
21:26, 09/11/2019

House panel probes Commerce Secretary Ross over Trump Dorian tweet kerfuffle A U.S. House panel on Wednesday opened an investigation into U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross' potential role in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's decision to rebuke an Alabama weather service office for dismissing a warning o...
21:26, 09/11/2019

GM recalls 3.8 million vehicles in North America due to braking issue General Motors Co said Wednesday it was recalling 3.46 million U.S. pickup trucks and SUVs to address a vacuum pump issue that could make braking more difficult and that has been linked to 113 accidents and 13 injuries....
21:26, 09/11/2019

Climate activists hope to bring U.S. capital to standstill on September 23 Environmental groups, including Extinction Rebellion, said on Wednesday they plan to shut down traffic in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 23 and bring daily life to a standstill to demand action by U.S. politicians on tackling climate change....
21:26, 09/11/2019

White House pressures biofuel companies to take deal on lifting blending mandates: sources White House officials pressured biofuel companies in a Wednesday meeting to take a deal that lifts biofuel blending mandates, warning they must accept the deal by Friday for regulatory purposes, three sources familiar with the discussions said....
21:26, 09/11/2019

California truckers brace for new 'gig worker' rules California trucking companies that haul everything from summer strawberries to cars and Christmas toys say they are under threat from a bill that could turn so-called gig workers into employees....
21:26, 09/11/2019

Equinor says oil spotted near Bahamas crude terminal does not indicate spill Oil spotted off the coast of the Bahamas may not have come from a nearby crude storage terminal owned by Norwegian oil company Equinor that was damaged by Hurricane Dorian, the company said on Wednesday....
21:26, 09/11/2019

Bahamian officials say 2,500 people registered as missing in Dorian's wake Bahamian officials said on Wednesday that 2,500 people have been registered as missing in the wake of the devastating Hurricane Dorian, a count they said may include people who have fled to shelters around the islands....
21:26, 09/11/2019

Trump says expanded U.S. gun background checks under consideration A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Wednesday said they would try to revive a failed 2013 bill to close loopholes on the law requiring gun sale background checks, but were awaiting word on whether President Donald Trump will support their effort....
21:26, 09/11/2019

Chinese national found guilty in Florida trespass at Trump's resort A Chinese national arrested for bluffing her way into U.S. President Donald Trump's Florida resort, sparking concerns that she could pose an intelligence threat, was found guilty on Wednesday of lying to a federal officer and trespassing....
21:26, 09/11/2019

Echoing Trump, speaker at 9/11 ceremony questions Muslim congresswoman's patriotism A speaker at New York City's Sept. 11 commemoration ceremony on Wednesday assailed U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, a Muslim member of Congress who has often been the target of false slurs by President Donald Trump and right-wing media outlets....
21:26, 09/11/2019

Warren rises as solid Democratic option behind Biden, Sanders: Reuters/Ipsos poll Support for U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren rose more than that of any other Democratic presidential hopeful over the past month, according to the Reuters/Ipsos poll, solidifying her status as a top contender behind Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders....
21:26, 09/11/2019

Trump says progress being made on gun legislation U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday progress was being made on gun legislation and he was working to come up with something acceptable to everyone....
21:26, 09/11/2019

Barbados man arrested at JFK airport after TSA finds gun hidden in tar, officials say A man from Barbados was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York Monday after security discovered a gun and 20 loose bullets hidden in a tarlike substance, officials said....
17:52, 09/11/2019

Cargo plane crashes near Ohio airport, first responders battle 'significant fire' Two people died early Wednesday when a cargo plane hauling auto parts crashed on approach to the Toledo Express Airport in Ohio, slamming into numerous unoccupied vehicles....
17:00, 09/11/2019

UK tourist dies in skydiving crash near Arizona's Grand Canyon A 55-year-old British man visiting the United States died after a tandem skydiving jump near Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona suddenly went awry, authorities said Tuesday....
17:00, 09/11/2019

New York firefighter who died on 9/11 gets second funeral service after new remains recovered A New York City firefighter who was killed 18 years ago during the 9/11 attacks was remembered in a second funeral service Tuesday, a week after additional remains were identified. ...
17:00, 09/11/2019

Florida hospital reports 'multiple stabbing victims,' Tallahassee cops say suspect in custody 'Multiple stabbing victims' were being treated at a Florida hospital Wednesday morning and Tallahassee cops said a suspect was in custody in the incident, which reportedly unfolded at an industrial park....
17:00, 09/11/2019

Husband with violent past killed Heather Gumina Waters because she was 'witness to a crime': report A California man accused of killing his missing wife after her body was found Friday allegedly murdered her because she was a witness to a crime, court documents revealed Tuesday, according to a report....
15:26, 09/11/2019

South Dakota tornado leaves 13,000 without power; reports of structural damage A tornado tearing through South Dakota’s largest city on Tuesday night knocked down power lines and caused some major structural damage, according to a report....
15:26, 09/11/2019

Judge in Brock Turner case now works as high school tennis coach The former California superior court judge who was ousted by voters in 2018 after receiving harsh backlash over his handling of former Sanford University swimmer and convicted sex offender Brock Turner’s case will rejoin the workforce a year later as...
15:26, 09/11/2019

AP Top Stories September 11 A Here's the latest for Wednesday September 11th: Republican wins North Carolina special election; Bolton out as National Security Adviser; North Korea says it tested multiple rocket launcher; September Eleventh remembered.    ...
15:00, 09/11/2019

Are Category 5 hurricanes such as Dorian the 'new normal'? Category 5 Hurricane Dorian tore through the Bahamas like a buzz saw last week, killing dozens of people and leaving a ruined, broken landscape.        ...
15:00, 09/11/2019

Ocean heatwave known as 'The Blob' is warming up the West Coast - and endangering animals The so-called 'blob' covers an area of 4 million square miles, or three times the size of Alaska. It could result in the death of sea lions and salmon        ...
15:00, 09/11/2019

Cargo plane crashes near Toledo airport A Toledo Port Authority official says a cargo plane crashed as it was approaching Toledo Express Airport early Tuesday. Authorities say the plane hit multiple unoccupied vehicles at an auto repair shop. (Sept. 11)       ...
15:00, 09/11/2019

Pelosi visibly angry over gun debate Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is usually unflappable when speaking to reporters, but she became visibly angry Tuesday when discussing gun violence legislation that she said is being held up by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. (Sept. 10) &...
15:00, 09/11/2019

5 ways to get the smell out of your gym clothes for good After an intense workout, the only thing hurting more than your sore muscles is your poor nose. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.        ...
15:00, 09/11/2019

Watch live: Ceremonies in New York, Washington to mark 9/11 anniversary New York City, Washington, D.C., and the rest of the United States will remember the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks Wednesday, the 18th anniversary of the day when 3,000 people died....
14:39, 09/11/2019

Apple unveils 3 iPhones, Watch, larger iPad Apple unveiled three new iPhones, two with a triple-camera system, along with a new, bigger iPad and the fifth version of its smartwatch Tuesday during an announcement at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif....
13:13, 09/11/2019

North Carolina elects Republicans Dan Bishop, Greg Murphy In North Carolina's 9th District, Republican state Rep. Dan Bishop narrowly beat out Democrat Dan McCready during a special election that was called after last year's midterm was voided due to accusations of voter fraud....
13:13, 09/11/2019

New executive order expands Trump administration's ability to sanction terrorists The Trump administration on Tuesday unveiled an executive order allowing the government to place sanctions on individual terrorists without specifying their actions....
13:13, 09/11/2019

Mitch McConnell: White House is working on gun plan Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the White House is preparing legislation that Trump would sign in response to shootings in Texas and Ohio last month....
13:13, 09/11/2019

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyber scam crackdown Hundreds of people were arrested worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, federal authorities said....
13:13, 09/11/2019

Democratic governors urge Trump, McConnell to support gun reform laws California Gov. Gavin Newsom and 11 other state governors urged President Donald Trump to pass federal gun reform laws including a ban on assault weapons, among other restrictions on purchasing firearms....
13:13, 09/11/2019

California church leaders arrested for forced labor of homeless Authorities arrested a dozen leaders of a California-based church who have been accused of subjecting dozens of homeless people to forced labour and holding them against their will, prosecutors said....
13:13, 09/11/2019

Drivers, charging stations face obstacles amid rising EV use in U.S. One of the oldest arguments against widespread use of fully electric vehicles in the United States is the inconvenience of charging them, as there has never been large-scale access to stations....
13:13, 09/11/2019

California passes landmark bill to reclassify gig economy workers California lawmakers passed a landmark bill that will make it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees, ensuring them greater benefits and protections....
13:13, 09/11/2019

After tax fraud allegations, conservation land trusts under scrutiny An investigation by the Senate Finance Committee and a new law proposed in Congress aim to clean up the tax code for private deals with land trusts to protect that land for wildlife habitats, corridors and watersheds....
13:13, 09/11/2019

GOP reps cite 9/11 anniversary in criticizing Trump decision to invite Taliban to US for peace talks Two Republican members of Congress on Sunday expressed concern over President Donald Trump's now-canceled plan to host Taliban leaders at Camp David for secret peace talks around the 18th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks....
12:52, 09/11/2019

Cause of California diving boat fire remains unknown Investigators have not determined the cause of the fire aboard the California dive boat that sank last week, a law enforcement official familiar with the investigation said, noting the boat has not even been brought to the surface....
12:52, 09/11/2019

Capsized cargo ship off Georgia coast hasn't spilled much gas or oil, Coast Guard says The US Coast Guard thinks the environmental impact from an overturned cargo ship along the Georgia coast is limited so far, Cdr. Norm Witt said Tuesday....
12:52, 09/11/2019

MS school bus crash: Driver dead, 8 children hurt A school bus driver is dead and eight children have injuries after a school bus rolled over in northern Mississippi. Police at the scene said it's unclear if the driver died due to a medical condition or because of the accident. (Sept. 11) ...
12:00, 09/11/2019

The Obamas Want ‘Higher Ground.’ Someone Got There First. Hanisya Massey’s computer training firm is coming up against the former first couple’s similarly named production company. Sorting it out could take years....
11:39, 09/11/2019

They Meet at Last: Biden-Warren Matchup Is Main Event in Debate Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden arrive at Thursday’s forum with contrasting styles and policies — tensions that will be laid bare as they appear onstage together for the first time....
11:39, 09/11/2019