Stories tagged: nation
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday called on President Donald Trump to help California fight and recover from another devastating wildfire season.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
At the end of a week in which getting the White House to clarify whether it considers the news media “the enemy of the people” was a major story, Poynter …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 12:38 p.m.
In the decades-long war over milk – with purveyors of cow juice on one side and the people who make an increasing array of ecru-colored plant- and nut-based drinks on …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
Yosemite National Park’s iconic cliffs are shrouded in so much smoke from nearby wildfires that the air quality is worse than anywhere in America and is rivaling Beijing.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 12:42 p.m.
For a company bent on making the world more open, Facebook has long been secretive about the details of how it runs its social network – particularly how things go …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 9:41 a.m.
Twitter and other sites also have targeted automated or robot-like accounts known as bots, which authorities say were used to cloak efforts by foreign governments and political bad actors in …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s strategy of becoming aggressively involved in the midterm elections is prompting concern among some Republicans who worry he’s complicating the political calculus for GOP candidates trying to …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 7:28 p.m.
Ahead of campaigning in Ohio on Saturday, President Donald Trump unleashed a withering attack on the state’s favorite son, savaging LeBron James in a late-night tweet that derided the intelligence …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
LA County deputy’s deposition describes tattooing of exclusive society of lawmen, a red flag for watchdogs
Recent revelations have ignited concerns among watchdog groups and county officials that a toxic subculture has once again taken hold in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department – or was …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 7:13 p.m.
A soccer player at a California university was arrested Friday on a rape warrant is suspected in at least two other sexual assaults, said police who are trying to identify …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 7:21 p.m.
An Oregon man who was caught on video harassing a bison in Yellowstone National Park was arrested in Glacier National Park in the third disturbance in less than a week …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
More states are suing the Trump administration to dissolve a settlement it reached with a company that wants to post instructions online for making 3D-printed firearms that are hard to …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:28 p.m.
President Donald Trump wants a Space Force, a new military service he says is needed to ensure American dominance in space. But the idea is gaining little traction at the …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:26 p.m.
The now-disbanded voting integrity commission launched by the Trump administration uncovered no evidence to support claims of widespread voter fraud, according to an analysis of administration documents released Friday.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Officials in Virginia say a dam that overflowed Thursday is currently stable but are asking people who were evacuated to stay out of their homes until there’s dry weather.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
The National Rifle Association is suffering grave financial harm that threatens its ability to pursue its advocacy mission because of a blacklisting campaign by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 1:08 p.m.
A suburban Detroit man who found himself facing fines after a wild turkey moved into his overgrown backyard has made friends with the large bird.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
A group of California co-workers who decided to play the lottery on a whim won last month’s $543 million Mega Millions jackpot, the largest prize ever on a single state …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 12:21 p.m.
Arizona clergy are calling activists to gather this weekend at the state’s border with Mexico and leave large jugs of water on remote trails for migrants who continue to cross …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
NASA on Friday assigned the astronauts who will ride the first commercial capsules into orbit next year and bring crew launches back to the U.S.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:28 p.m.
Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers want a court to throw out sexual assault charges against him, citing reasons on Friday including friendly emails from a woman who accused him of rape.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 6:14 p.m.
More than 10 months after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, police say they are closing their investigation without answering the key question: What drove a gunman to …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 9:50 a.m.
A man accused of killing one of former President George H.W. Bush’s doctors killed himself when confronted by authorities, police said Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 1:19 p.m.
Glenn Jacobs, the WWE wrestler known as Kane, has won the bout for mayor in Tennessee’s third largest county. Jacobs, a small business owner, was leading Democrat Linda Haney by …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
Twice in the past year, Brett Kavanaugh offered glimpses of his position on abortion that strongly suggest he would vote to support restrictions if confirmed to the Supreme Court.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 1:56 p.m.
Prosecutors headed toward the heart of their financial fraud case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on Friday, with jurors expected to hear testimony that he never told his …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:42 p.m.
Firefighters battling deadly and destructive blazes in Northern California faced worsening weather conditions on Friday after a record-breaking fire tornado last week.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 3:44 p.m.
A cat seeking refuge from a raging Northern California wildfire found a fine-feathered friend as it awaited rescue from the heat and flames.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
A Southern California man charged with the murder of a University of Pennsylvania student carried out the killing because the victim was gay, prosecutors said Thursday.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 2:11 p.m.
As part of a growing number of taxpayer-financed “violence interrupter” groups in the nation’s largest city, former gang members are enlisted to attack shootings like outbreaks of a disease that …