Stories tagged: nation
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Maryland is challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting attorney general, arguing that President Donald Trump sidestepped the Constitution and the Justice Department’s own succession plan …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 8 a.m.
CNN sued the Trump administration on behalf of reporter Jim Acosta on Tuesday, asking a court to restore Acosta’s White House press pass after President Donald Trump suspended it last …
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
PARADISE, Calif. – More than a dozen coroner search and recovery teams looked for human remains from a Northern California wildfire that killed at least 42 – making it the …
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 8:33 p.m.
Conservative conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi, an associate of longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone, said Monday that he expects to face charges in the Russia investigation.
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 7:12 p.m.
BILLINGS, Mont. – U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke declared Monday he’s “100 percent confident” no wrongdoing will be found in pending ethics investigations that have stirred speculation he could get …
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 7:06 p.m.
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema won Arizona’s open U.S. Senate seat Monday in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
Stan Lee’s name became synonymous with the company that would become Marvel Comics, which he joined as a teenage assistant and stayed with for much of his adult life.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 12:10 a.m.
The blaze was part of an outbreak of wildfires on both ends of the state. Together, they were blamed for 44 deaths.
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
PARADISE, Calif. – As wildfires continued to rage on both ends of California, officials released another grim statistic: six more dead in a swath of Northern California wiped out by …
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 1:13 p.m.
In the days since a ferocious, wind-whipped wildfire began tearing through this Northern California town, residents who stayed behind to try to save their property or who managed to get …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 7:57 p.m.
The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is in place and will soon be strung with 50,000 lights as one of New York City’s star holiday attractions, a gift from a same-sex …
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 2 p.m.
As U.S. Catholic bishops gather for their national assembly next week, the clergy sex abuse crisis dominates their agenda amid calls from critics that church leaders finally bring about meaningful …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
The Florida secretary of state ordered recounts in the U.S. Senate and governor races on Saturday, an unprecedented review of two major contests in the state that took five weeks …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 10:37 p.m.
A wildfire that tore through Malibu mansions and working-class suburban homes in Southern California’s hills and canyons has killed two people and had more than doubled in size by Saturday.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
The fast-growing electronic scooter company Lime has decided to immediately remove one of the company’s brands from every city across the globe after determining the scooters could break apart while …
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
The Houston area’s courts are going to be a lot more diverse thanks to a group of 17 African-American women and their “magic.”
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
When Maj. Brent Taylor, a reservist in the Army National Guard and the mayor of North Ogden, Utah, was killed here Nov. 3 in an insider attack, his friend and …
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 8:18 a.m.
One poster in a recently discovered trove vilifies the Nazis with a sword through a Bible and the words “This Is the Enemy.” Some encouraged self-sacrifice by promoting recycling, planting …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
The air thick with smoke from a ferocious wildfire that was still burning homes Saturday, residents who stayed behind to try to save their property or who managed to get …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
Federal judge blocks Keystone Pipeline XL in major blow to Trump administration, citing disregard of climate issues
A federal judge’s ruling this week blocking the controversial Keystone XL pipeline constitutes a rebuke of President Donald Trump, who signed an executive order days into his presidency restarting the …
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump was indicted Friday on charges carrying a potential mandatory penalty of life in prison.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 2:05 p.m.
Arizona Republicans and Democrats agreed Friday to give rural voters an extra chance to fix problems with their ballots in the count of the state’s tight Senate race.
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 11:31 a.m.
Michelle Obama says she felt alone after a miscarriage 20 years ago and she and Barack Obama underwent fertility treatments to conceive their two daughters, according to her upcoming memoir.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
The gunman who killed 12 people at a country music bar in Southern California went on social media during the attack and posted about his mental state and whether people …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 10:43 p.m.
A fierce wildfire in Northern California incinerated most of a town of about 30,000 people with flames that moved so fast there was nothing firefighters could do, authorities said Friday. …
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 10 a.m.
A 27-year-old Colorado man who walked dangerously close to Old Faithful geyser in September is banned from Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks for five years.
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 9:56 a.m.
President Donald Trump says he’s not firing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, for now.
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 9:51 a.m.
When the first shots were fired at Borderline Bar & Grill, David Anderson immediately knew he was in the middle of a mass shooting. He had lived through one last …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 10:25 p.m.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Friday after having been admitted for treatment and observation after fracturing three ribs in a fall.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 12:08 p.m.
The entire city of Malibu was ordered evacuated early Friday as a ferocious Southern California’s wildfire roared toward the beachside community that is home for many Hollywood celebrities.