Shots were fired overnight through the office window of the attorney for a white police officer acquitted in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, and several hundred people gathered in protest Saturday over the verdict that left Pittsburgh a city on edge.
Schoolteacher raises of $5,000 are on the table in Texas – a proposed pay hike that ranks among the biggest in the U.S. since a wave of teacher unrest began last year. But protests aren’t why the money is suddenly available.
A majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws, and most believe places of worship and schools have become less safe over the last two decades, according to a new poll conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
Flooding concerns are starting to ease in hard-hit places in in the Midwest, but experts warn that with plenty of snow still left to melt in northern states, the threat could persist for months.
Attorney General William Barr was reviewing the special counsel’s confidential report on the Russia investigation Saturday to determine what should be made public after a nearly two-year probe that cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency.
The federal government posted a record budget deficit in February, pushing the overall deficit for the first five months of the budget year up 39 percent from a year ago.
The Treasury Department announced Friday that it is expanding again the relief it grants taxpayers who had too little in income taxes withheld from their paychecks in the first year of a sweeping tax overhaul.
The head of the Southern Poverty Law Center is stepping down, the latest high-profile departure from the watchdog organization
U.S. forces say two American soldiers killed in combat in Afghanistan; Taliban claim heavy clashes underway in northern city
A jury has acquitted a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager outside Pittsburgh
Democrats’ road back to the White House runs through the Republican-run South, and not just in the early nominating state of South Carolina
A government watchdog has found the Federal Emergency Management Agency wrongly released to a contractor the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of hurricanes and wildfires in 2017; FEMA says it’s correcting the problem
Special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his Russia-Trump investigation with no new indictments
Trump’s tweet that he was reversing his administration’s decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea leaves officials at the Treasury Department and observers across Washington scratching their heads.
A social media challenge is encouraging people to look up what version of Florida Man they are based on their birthdays.
Every year, hundreds of pregnant Russian women travel to the United States to give birth so that their child can acquire all the privileges of American citizenship, often in Florida.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Friday that recent flooding in the state has caused an estimated $1.6 billion in damage, pushing the total costs from the devastating Midwest flooding to at least $3 billion.
The Ohio Department of Health says it’s ending grants and contracts that send money to Planned Parenthood after a divided federal appeals court upheld a state anti-abortion law that blocks public money for the group.
All Islamic State-held territory in Syria has been “100 percent” eliminated, the White House announced Friday, though officials said sporadic fighting continues on the ground between coalition forces and the group’s holdouts.
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