Stories about U.S.

Apr 02 2017

Man killed in West Pullman shooting

The fatalities from the South Shore attack were Emmanuel Stokes, 28, and Edwin Davis, 32 who were both found inside the restaurant and Dillon Jackson, 20 and his brother ...

Mar 31 2017

Michigan To Pay Nearly $100 Million In Flint Lawsuit Settlement

The cost could be as high as $ 97 million , with federal and state governments covering the bill . Under the settlement, they will get a schedule for water line replac...

Mar 31 2017

White House says new information has emerged on Russia probe

Citing unnamed USA officials, the Times identified the White House official as "Ezra Cohen-Watnick, the senior director for intelligence at the National Security Council"...

Mar 30 2017

Trump Not Giving Up On Health Care Reform

I think we were doing the architects of Obamacare a favor, by passing this law before it gets even worse. "Do not worry!" EFE news quoted Trump as saying in a tweet on hi...

Mar 30 2017

President Trump Reaffirms His Support For The FOP Leadership

Trump said he took measures already to enhance domestic security by creating a task force on reducing violence. "When policing is reduced, the main victims are the most v...

Mar 30 2017

The 2020 US Census Won't Tally LGBTQ Citizens

LGBT advocates have been advocating for questions about sexual orientation and gender identity to be included on the Census, and in OUT, GLAAD CEO Sarah Kate Ellis called...

Mar 28 2017

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Thunderstorms

Thunderstorms can be extremely risky. This is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa. Beyond this, fairly nice and stable weather is expected at least through Saturday...

Mar 26 2017

Reports claim shooting in Las Vegas Bellagio hotel, possible attempted robbery

Police said Saturday they believe at least three people entered the store. Tyler Perkins said he was stood outside the complex when "hundreds start pouring out the door...

Mar 24 2017

GOP health care plan is a step backwards

But we should start from the baseline that any changes will make our health care system better, not worse for hardworking Americans . Do we call ourselves public serva...

Mar 22 2017

Fierce fighting erupts in Syrian capital Damascus after rebel attack

Syrian warplanes are heavily striking the rebel positions in eastern Damascus as the ground forces succeeded to besiege the the rebel positions in the battle field and ...

Mar 17 2017

Ongoing T-Mobile 911 Glitch Blamed For Child's Death in Dallas

Problems at a 911 center may have contributed to the death of a 6-month-old baby, reports CBS Dallas-Fort Worth. Local blogger David Taffet - whose own 911 call went ...

Mar 16 2017

McDonald's worker jumps through drive-thru window to help off-duty cop

After the Miami-Dade Police officer suffered the medical emergency, her auto started rolling slowly away from the drive-thru line and hit a median, surveillance footage s...

Mar 14 2017

Oil Price Plunge Leads to Falling Gas Prices

Prices could drop up to a dime per gallon over the next few weeks. For the first since time November, crude oil prices traded under $50 per barrel. The fact that this...

Mar 11 2017

It's nearly time to change clocks, batteries in smoke and CO detectors

A recent law mandates that all battery-powered detectors have a fixed 10-year battery installed, so you can not change the battery in these, and should still check them a...

Mar 07 2017

Twin sisters, 97, die in cold outside Rhode Island home

Haley may have tripped on a rug on the floor of the garage as she attempted to enter her house to call for assistance". The twins were found dead outside their Rhode Is...

Mar 03 2017

Toddler dies after hours in hot vehicle parked outside Tampa day care

At about 9:30 am, the victim's half sister Fiorella Vanessa Silva-Tello, 21, arrived for work at the BFF Kidz Child Care Center, 733 W Lumsden Road with Jacob. Authoritie...

Feb 26 2017

Trump announces on Twitter he will not attend White House Correspondents' dinner

Nicknamed "Nerd Prom", the White House Correspondents' dinner is a bi-partisan event that typically sees a popular comedian as host, often making jokes at the expense of ...

Feb 24 2017

Mass deportation not goal of immigration memos: White House

While the Trump Administration has made clear it will be tough on immigrants caught in the US, it has yet to take action against the class of migrants known as "dreamers"...

Feb 24 2017

Authorities: Suspect arrested in case of missing teacher

And there was no sign of break-in or signs of struggle. After a 12-year investigation, the man police say killed Tara Grinstead, a 30-year-old teacher and beauty queen,...

Feb 23 2017

NASCAR increasing social media efforts around Daytona 500

So to come back this year and win the championship, it would be hard not to hang it up. Busch finished third last year, both at Daytona and in the standings, while Harvic...