Stories tagged: nation
Wed., June 19, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Retired pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger told a congressional panel Wednesday that pilots should practice the failure of Boeing flight-control software on simulators, not planes full of passengers.
Wed., June 19, 2019, 12:01 p.m.
A cancer patient is the latest woman to accuse a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her during treatment.
Wed., June 19, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s participation in the nation’s annual Fourth of July celebration will include a Trump speech honoring America’s armed forces, along with music, military demonstrations and flyovers, the administration …
Wed., June 19, 2019, 11:49 a.m.
Cold War era spy satellite images are showing scientists that glaciers on the Himalayas are now melting about twice as fast as they used to.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 12:05 p.m.
The limpet mines used to attack a Japanese-owned oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz last week bore “a striking resemblance” to similar mines displayed by Iran, a U.S. Navy …
Wed., June 19, 2019, 11:18 a.m.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday ruled out censuring President Donald Trump if the House doesn’t impeach him, downplaying a less drastic censure as “a day at the beach” for the …
Wed., June 19, 2019, 11:15 a.m.
Goodbye, Norma Jean? Officials say someone climbed a more than two-story tall Hollywood public art piece and stole a statue of Marilyn Monroe.
Wed., June 19, 2019, 11:05 a.m.
President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million less than 24 hours after kicking off his reelection campaign, a figure that dwarfs what the top Democratic contenders took in over the course …
Wed., June 19, 2019, 8:53 a.m.
A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at …
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 10:53 a.m.
The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power …
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 10:52 a.m.
Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks is refusing to answer questions related to her time in the White House in an interview with the House Judiciary Committee, according to …
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 10:05 p.m.
U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history.
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 4:20 p.m.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday rejected reparations for slavery in part because it would be hard to know whom to pay.
Tue., June 18, 2019, 12:37 p.m.
Increasingly, troubling questions are being raised about the treatment of mentally ill inmates in the nation’s 3,100 local jails, possible patterns of neglect — and whether better care could have …
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 4:28 p.m.
A seven-man jury was selected Tuesday to decide the fate of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing a teenage Islamic State prisoner under his care in Iraq and other …
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 4:21 p.m.
Horror and alarm over the discovery of what appeared to be the body of a dead baby at a New York City park turned to relief, and probably some embarrassment, …
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 4:37 p.m.
President Donald Trump said he’ll hold trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week while he’s at a summit of nations in Japan. And U.S. and Chinese negotiators will …
Tue., June 18, 2019, 11:40 a.m.
Charitable giving by individual Americans in 2018 suffered its biggest drop since the Great Recession of 2008-09, in part because of Republican-backed changes in tax policy, according to the latest …
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 4:34 p.m.
Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert’s late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims’ fund for …
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened – …
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 4:35 p.m.
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is stepping down before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 7:32 p.m.
President Donald Trump says that next week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin removing millions of people in the U.S. illegally.
Mon., June 17, 2019, 4:55 p.m.
Gunfire broke out and a stampede ensued as fans celebrated at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, leaving four people shot and thousands fleeing less than a block …
Mon., June 17, 2019, 12:49 p.m.
Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming.
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019, 9:33 p.m.
The off-duty officer who shot and killed a man inside a Southern California Costco last week was attacked without warning as he held his toddler son, the policeman’s attorney said …
Mon., June 17, 2019, 12:14 p.m.
The Supreme Court decided Monday against a high-stakes, election-year case about the competing rights of gay and lesbian couples and merchants who refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings.
Mon., June 17, 2019, 11:55 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s early strength in Florida on the night of the 2016 election was the first sign that he was about to score an upset victory. In an otherwise …
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019, 7:52 p.m.
50 years after the 1969 Stonewall uprising in New York, the LGBT rights movement in the U.S. has made huge advances but still has unfinished business.
Mon., June 17, 2019, 11:44 a.m.
The Supreme Court is upholding a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime. The case was closely watched because a ruling the …
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019, 4:57 p.m.
A masked 22-year-old man was killed in an exchange of gunfire with federal officers outside a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas Monday morning, an FBI official said.