Stories tagged: nation
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 5:44 P.M.
Spy ship departs, worry about Russia remains
A Russian spy ship has left the waters off the coast of Connecticut, but Democratic lawmakers remain convinced its prowling up and down the East Coast is an act of …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 3, 2017, 8:26 P.M.
Trump meets with his business council after Uber CEO quit
President Donald Trump met with 17 business titans Friday at the White House, and some in attendance had planned to press him on his executive order upending the country’s refugee …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2017, 8:33 P.M.
Police storm prison, end hostage standoff; guard found dead
Using a backhoe to smash through a barricade of footlockers, authorities stormed Delaware’s largest prison early Thursday and ended a nearly 24-hour hostage standoff involving inmates armed with sharpened objects. …
SUNDAY, DEC. 18, 2016, 4:36 P.M.
Bitter cold front moves across Plains to Midwest, heads east
Dangerous, record-low temperatures caused cancellations of some holiday festivities in the Plains and Midwest over the weekend before the cold front pushed into the Ohio Valley and the Eastern Seaboard …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17, 2016, 6:50 P.M.
29 injured in explosion in NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood
NEW YORK (AP) – Police and firefighters are at the scene of a possible explosion in New York City.
SUNDAY, AUG. 7, 2016, 3:08 P.M.
1 of 2 skydivers killed in California was first-time jumper
One of two skydivers who died plummeting into a Northern California vineyard was 18 and jumping for the first time, and his family was there watching when he hit the …
SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2016, 3:29 P.M.
Top Chicago cop: Possibly policy violation in shooting
Dashcam and body camera videos of a fatal police shooting of an 18-year-old suspect last week suggests violations of departmental policy, Chicago’s police superintendent said Sunday, indicating that top police …
SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2016, 10:47 A.M.
Officials believe at least 16 died in Texas balloon crash
LOCKHART, Texas (AP) – A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, and authorities believe no one survived.
MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016, 2 P.M.
Family: Dallas suspect changed after military service
DALLAS – Military service changed the Dallas gunman from an extrovert into a hermit, his parents said in an interview excerpt published Monday.
THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2016, 2:16 P.M.
Ali remembered in prayer as an icon who pushed for unity
Thousands of fans, dignitaries and faithful from across the globe filled a Kentucky arena Thursday to honor Muhammad Ali at a traditional Muslim prayer service where he was remembered as …
THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016, 11:46 A.M.
Clinton unleashes attacks on Trump’s foreign policy
Hillary Clinton is set to unleash a major foreign policy attack on Donald Trump, using a speech in San Diego to cast the Republican as unqualified and dangerous.