Stories tagged: nation
UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 11:18 a.m.
Legionnaires’ disease bacteria that killed one inmate and sickened another is more widespread than expected in a California state prison, officials said Wednesday, citing new test results.
UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 10:07 p.m.
For nearly two years, President Donald Trump and his allies sought to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, attacking investigators’ credibility and playing down their findings. As a redacted …
Thu., April 18, 2019
Easter is quite similar to other major holidays like Christmas and Halloween, which have evolved over the last 200 years or so. In all of these holidays, Christian and non-Christian …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 7:59 p.m.
High schoolers are inviting thousands of strangers to watch as they get into college – and get rejected
Reaction videos from non-celebrities, like Chae, offer a different kind of relatability. Some of the viewers are high school juniors and sophomores who are beginning the long process of applying …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 5:59 p.m.
North Korea says it test-fired a new type of “tactical guided weapon” in an announcement possibly intended to register displeasure with deadlocked nuclear talks without causing those coveted negotiations to …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 3:12 p.m.
The Federal Reserve said Wednesday the economy was expanding at a moderate pace in March and early April, despite uncertainty caused by trade tensions and severe flooding in the Midwest.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 9:41 p.m.
After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 1:54 p.m.
The special counsel’s Trump-Russia report will be out on Thursday for all to see. But not all of it.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 1 p.m.
Chicago’s top prosecutor injected herself into the criminal case accusing Jussie Smollett of staging a racist, anti-gay attack in January despite having recused herself, texting a deputy that the “Empire” …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 8:09 p.m.
Federal authorities said Wednesday they have charged 60 people, including 31 doctors, for their roles in illegally prescribing and distributing millions of pills containing opioids and other dangerous drugs.
Wed., April 17, 2019, 11:46 a.m.
White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump says her father asked her if she was interested in taking the job of World Bank chief but she passed on it.
Wed., April 17, 2019, 11:22 a.m.
The U.S. Naval Academy will ban people who are transgender from attending the school, beginning with the 2020 school year.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 9:47 p.m.
Twenty years after the deadly attack at Columbine High School, polls consistently capture growing fears among American parents that their children face imminent danger whenever they go to school.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
A young Florida woman who traveled to Colorado and bought a shotgun for what authorities feared would be a Columbine-inspired attack just days ahead of the 20th anniversary was found …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 11:02 a.m.
A Louisiana abortion clinic is asking the Supreme Court to strike down regulations that could leave the state with just one clinic.
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Police identified the suspect as 18-year-old Sol Pais, who they said traveled to Colorado and threatened the schools. They described her as “armed” and “extremely dangerous” and said she was …
Tue., April 16, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
North Carolina lawmakers have given final passage to a bill to require doctors and nurses to care for babies born alive during a failed late-term abortion, a measure critics say …
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 4:28 p.m.
Former U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is quickly parlaying his time in President Donald Trump’s cabinet into a lucrative private career. He’s landed a more than $100,000-a-year post at a …
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 12:13 p.m.
A federal appeals court has thrown out years of legal proceedings in the already-delayed military commission case against a Saudi charged in the deadly 2000 bombing of a U.S. warship.
Tue., April 16, 2019, 12:09 p.m.
The hue and cry over the placement of a bright American flag graphic on police cars has leaders in a small coastal Southern California city considering whether to tone down …
Tue., April 16, 2019, 12:05 p.m.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday seemed inclined to rule against workers on oil drilling platforms off California who want to be paid for the off-work time they spend on the …
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 1:20 p.m.
A New Jersey high school’s stage production of “Alien” is coming back with help from the 1979 film’s director, Ridley Scott.
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 11:46 a.m.
Some patients are dropping their family doctor as choices like telemedicine, urgent care centers and walk-in clinics grow.
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Stepping up pressure on Cuba, President Donald Trump is poised to allow lawsuits against foreign companies that have benefited from Cuba’s seizure of American companies after the 1959 revolution, a …
Tue., April 16, 2019, 11:18 a.m.
Detroit-area Roman Catholics have one more dining option during Lent than most other followers of the faith. The culinary appeal of that item, however, is up for debate.
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 11:11 a.m.
The president isn’t waiting. As Washington counts down the final hours until publication of the redacted special counsel report – now expected Thursday – Donald Trump stepped up his attacks …
Tue., April 16, 2019
Thousands of tourists may soon have to pay as much as $10 to drive down a crooked street in San Francisco.
Mon., April 15, 2019, 9:59 p.m.
A green jacket, a fat paycheck and a restored reputation aren’t the only rewards Tiger Woods will receive after winning his fifth Masters on Sunday, capping one of the greatest …
Mon., April 15, 2019, 9:58 p.m.
The Justice Department expects to make a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation public by Thursday morning.
Mon., April 15, 2019, 9:55 p.m.
NEW YORK – Aretha Franklin is still getting R-E-S-P-E-C-T after death: The Queen of Soul received the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation honor Monday, becoming the first individual woman to earn …