Stories about U.S.

Feb 16 2017

Toddler among 2 dead in shooting on Chicago's West Side

Lavontay was the second child to die in Chicago on Tuesday as a result of a gunshot wound as the city continues to battle an uproar in gun violence. Both girls were rus...

Feb 16 2017

United States believes Russian Federation deployed new missile in treaty violation

The deployment of a fully operation unit of the SSC-8 ground-launched intermediate-range missiles presents a major challenge to US president Donald Trump and the US-Russi...

Feb 15 2017

Harrison Ford Involved In Passenger Plane Incident at OC Airport

The 74-year-old actor was heard on a recording asking "Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?" In 2000, Ford's plane "scraped the runway" when he was making an emer...

Feb 15 2017

When Should Parents Get The Flu Shot? The CDC Has New Guidelines

The number of influenza cases is spiking in Summit County and OH, says Summit County Public Health. As of February 4th, DE had 896 confirmed cases of influenza, DPH sai...

Feb 14 2017

Atlanta close to getting Phillips from Cincinnati

The Braves were obviously not comfortable with Jace Peterson being the sole second baseman and went out and acquired a solid option in Brandon Phillips. Phillips is no ...

Feb 14 2017

The Justice Department Just Withdrew A Promising Trans Rights Request

A federal judge in Texas issued a nationwide injunction last year, placing that guidance on hold by last year while considers a multi-state legal challenge brought by sta...

Feb 12 2017

Snowstorm Niko sweeps through Times Square in New York City

In New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) urged residents to "take extra precaution and avoid unnecessary travel" as more than a foot of snow is expected in parts of the state...

Feb 12 2017

Raids Across The US Target Undocumented Immigrants

Instead, ICE said it targeted "at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants, and immigration fugitives" in the Los Angeles area. Do they believe cities should be able ...

Feb 12 2017

Lawmakers introduce new bill to repeal HB2, expand LGBT protections

He'd previously said he would be co-sponsoring a bill with Harrison, but it appears the two Democrats disagreed on the tougher bathroom crime penalties provision. [Phil] ...

Feb 10 2017

Videos Capture Snowy Scenes in New York's Central Park, Times Square

At Palm Beach International Airport, there were two delayed and 75 canceled flights listed as of 11:30 a.m., according to flight-tracking website FlightAware .com. and 5...

Feb 10 2017

Robert F. Kennedy's son announces run for IL governor

The candidate says he's lived in IL for more than 30 years and told supporters in an email that the state is going the wrong direction. Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar alr...

Feb 07 2017

US Republican Leader Reiterates Intent to Repeal Obamacare

The true cost won't be known until the Republicans offer up the replacement plan they've vowed to design, but a 2015 University of Pennsylvania study found that "the ACA ...

Feb 06 2017

Trump Fires Back at "So-Called Judge" Over Travel Ban Ruling

In his ruling, he said "there's no support" for Mr Trump's argument that "we have to protect the United States from individuals" from the affected countries. Critics ha...

Feb 02 2017

Murkowski to vote against DeVos as Education secretary

Both said in Senate floor speeches Wednesday that DeVos' commitment to the nation's public schools is in question in light of her long-held support for vouchers and chart...

Jan 31 2017

Outage Grounds Delta Flights

Delta CEO Ed Bastian issued an apology to customers, saying, "This type of disruption is not acceptable to the Delta family who prides itself on reliability and customer ...

Jan 25 2017

Republican Senators Appeal to Trump, Democrats in Obamacare Bill

But with Trump now in office, there is increased momentum to scrap former President Barack Obama's signature legislative achievement. And Congress just approved legisla...

Jan 23 2017

MEMA: Severe weather in MS damaged 480 homes, killed 4

At sunrise Saturday, more than 40 firefighters from across MS gathered outside Hattiesburg police headquarters to join the search for the dead and injured. Photos and tel...

Jan 21 2017

Don't miss rocket launch tonight, clear skies forecast

ULA last Thursday also made progress preparing for its second launch of the year, lifting a Delta IV rocket booster vertical at Launch Complex 37. The United Launch Al...

Jan 19 2017

Quake measuring 5.4 hits central Italy

The quake was reportedly felt across Lazio, Abruzzo and Marche. Within an hour, three earthquakes with a magnitude of more than 5.0 hit central Italy on Wednesday mor...

Jan 13 2017

New Orleans sets schedule for Martin Luther King Jr. Day events

The Museum receives no city, state or federal funding, relying exclusively on visitor fees, gifts, donations, and grants to fund its world-class educational exhibits and ...