U.S.

News

Suspect in Iowa officers' deaths is booked at jail

Police said earlier Thursday that a search dog recovered a high-powered rifle in a wooded area that they believe Greene used to fire on the officers. The Urbandale police chief said Greene was well-known to officers. According to McCarty, Greene ha...

Election Predictions 2016: Who's leading, and who's expected to win?

Trump over the weekend used the development to hammer relentlessly at Clinton as the campaign enters its final week. "Her election would mire our government and our country in a constitutional crisis that we can not afford", Trump declared in Grand...

Halloween shooting: 2 Newburgh men arrested, accused of assisting shooter

Police said some sort of dispute broke out shortly before the shooting. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. A shooting at a Halloween party in NY has killed two people, including a teenager who went with a frien...

Orlando releases calls from Pulse nightclub shooter: 'I did the shooting'

An Orlando judge has ordered the immediate release of 911 calls made by the Pulse nightclub shooter, and will consider whether more 911 calls made during the shooting should be made public. Mateen, a NY native of Afghan descent, killed 49 people ...

Obama to Clinton volunteers: Ignore 'noise and distractions'

As of October 19, he'd put up $56 million. Asked Thursday on Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor" whether he thinks he would be ahead were it not for the " Access Hollywood " video, Trump replied, "I just don't know". It's a distasteful choic...

Supreme Court Will Rule on a Virginia Transgender Rights Case

In June, a Virginia federal court ruled that 17-year-old Gavin Grimm had the freedom to use whichever restroom at his school matched his gender choice. The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up a North Carolina case that could test the ext...

Why Does The Pentagon Want CA Soldiers To Repay Enlistment Bonuses?

Numerous soldiers served multiple combat tours, but are now told that if they refuse to repay the bonuses of upwards of $15,000 they will be slapped with interest charges, wage garnishments, and tax liens. But, he said , the National Guard would w...

Obama campaigns in Nevada, visits California

Over the last few days Clinton and President Obama have been imploring voters to not just vote for Clinton, but for all Democrat candidates for Congress. And on Sunday, he specifically set his sights on Nevada Rep Joe Heck. He cited her stand on immi...

VP Candidate Pence's Plane Skids Off NY Runway, No Injuries

Following the incident, Pence was concerned about the safety of journalists travelling with him on the plane, according to accounts shared on Twitter. Trump called his running mate during the 50-minute ride between the Cleveland airport and the Genev...

Fewer than half of Valley voters have returned absentee ballots

The county issued around 21,000 absentee ballots, some 10,000 been returned with two weeks to go before election day. For instance, her office provides information on its website, and if she has a voter's email address, she'll send along an alert, wh...

Lexus, Toyota and Buick top new auto reliability survey

It's the fourth straight year that Lexus and Toyota have topped the survey. Consumer Reports is not a big fan of autonomous driving systems , at least as they are being marketed by carmakers. "They really struggled this year with the 9-speed aut...

Chelsea can win Premier League title, says Pedro

I'm very happy to win a big game". And while Courtois insists the team are on board with the Italian's mentality, he concedes that the focus on tactics is occasionally tiresome. 'You listen to him because he is the boss and he paves the way for us'...

Hillary Clinton polls today: The Democratic presidential nominee's lead has grown

Bernie Sanders supporter and former delegate Carroll Fife at a press conference in Oakland. For example, Sanders said he and Clinton both support doubling federal funding for community health centers and forgiving student debt on doctors and heal...

North Korea missile fails again after launch: South Korea, U.S.

Navy Commander Gary Ross in a statement. The lower estimate covers the whole of South Korea and Japan, while the upper range would include U.S. military bases on Guam. Seoul and Washington also agreed to establish a new high-level Extended Deterren...

Kevin Meaney, comedian and actor, dies

He would say his mother would complain that his trousers were too tight when he appeared on TV. Meaney was in the movie " Big ". A signature bit was to tell bad joke and sing: "I don't care" when they bombed. He was 60 years old. The marriage was a...

Wonder Woman named a special UN ambassador, despite protests

As part of the Wonder Woman campaign, the United Nations. She then moved on to the topic of immigration, and its connection to Wonder Woman . As DC's head, Nelson has been incredibly savvy in promoting Wonder Woman and launching the very succe...

No discipline for 2 Minneapolis officers in man's slaying

Clark, a black man, was killed November 15, 2015, after officers were called to his house for a report of an assault. - Minneapolis police announced the two officers involved in the shooting death of Jamar Clark will not be disciplined.

Trump calls for government ethics reforms

On Monday, Trump announced that his administration would ban executive branch officials from lobbying the government for five years after leaving office. "They've been talking about that for years", Trump continued. Trump: Trump's campaign ...

Donald Trump returns to Green Bay amid feud with Paul Ryan

Not even underage girls are off bounds for Donald Trump. Green Bay resident Brad Hopp, the father of a young daughter, dismissed the candidate's remarks about grabbing women as "locker-room talk". He was referring to allegations of sexual miscond...

Is This the Beginning of the End for Donald Trump?

But even as Pence struggled to clean up a disagreement with Trump on Syria, the IN governor - a devout Christian - tried to put Trump's obscene remarks about women behind him. Since then, a slew of Republican leaders, most notably Senator John McCa...

Pence has no plans to quit

He showed strength". "As a husband and father , I was offended by the words and actions described by Donald Trump in the eleven-year-old video released yesterday". But Pence said Monday that Trump has expressed remorse for his controvers...

Boston police officers wounded in shooting remain critical

Fellow officers pulled Cintolo and Morris to safety during the shootout and one officer, who had just received tourniquet training last Thursday, applied a tourniquet to Morris' wound, Police Commissioner William Evans said. New England Patriots coac...

Judge dismisses Newtown families' lawsuit against gun maker

Judge Barbara Bellis ruled that the suit against the Remington Outdoor Co., the manufacturer of the AR-15 assault rifle used in the massacre, is not permitted by federal law. "As I have stated before, the laws providing unique protections to gun ma...

Small plane crashes in Connecticut, injuring three people

Police said at a briefing shortly before 5 p.m. that access to the area of the crash would be limited for several hours as local roads will remain closed. Smoke can be seen rising from the crash site. The eastbound side of Route 2 reopened after th...

Police say rumors about creepy clowns are hoaxes

Someone posted a photo on Twitter of a reported sighting near the Ronald Reagan Sports Park, which is located about a mile from Rancho Vista, along with the caption "Clown spotted in Temecula!" The latest advisory was issued by Fontana police on ...

Paul Ryan won't defend Donald Trump

The speaker has been a frequent critic and has long refused to criticize anti-Trump colleagues in his caucus. "I just can't do this", Portsmouth businesswoman Renee Plummer said Monday about voting for her party's presidential nominee. "The vast majo...

LA sheriff's sergeant killed answering burglary call

This still frame from video provided by KABC-TV, shows a Los Angeles County Sheriff's patrol auto after a burglary suspect commandeered it in Lancaster, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. The 29-year department veteran died at a hospital. However, he said t...

Local Volunteers Head Down To Help Victims Of Hurricane Matthew

In Alaska, Red Crass staff are making sure those heading south have the appropriate training. "It depends on how bad the storm hits, and how many people go back home", said Denise Van Ness of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. "It's extremely important ...

Throngs of Penn State students wage massive 'clown hunt' on campus

Despite several people commenting about clown sightings in Brockton on social media overnight, police said they have not received any reports of people dressed up as clowns in the city. "We're talking about a child being hurt", Pritchett said. ...

Officials search for man who shot Spotsylvania Co. K-9

The driver, 33-year-old Derek Williams, was wanted on multiple felony warrants in Fredericksburg and was also wanted in Spotsylvania, Pearce said. The Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday that 34-year-old Joseph Conway was taken i...

Hammond police cancel Amber Alert for missing mom, 2-month-old son

Shortly after, Walker called police to say she and the baby were safe at a residence in Calumet City, according to Hammond Police Lt. Richard Hoyda. Yolanda Walker and her 2-month-old boy are believed to be in extreme danger. Police do not know wha...

Paterson houses flattened by gas blast

Images from the scene show the homes completely destroyed as firefighters douse water on the rubble. When firefighters arrived at 9:05 a.m., they heard a hissing sound and proceeded to evacuate residents on Goshen Street and neighboring streets.

'I Did the Shooting': Orlando Nightclub Massacre 911 Calls Revealed

Mateen: Call me Mujahideen, call me the Soldier of the God. A hearing on the continuing legal fight over the 911 calls will be held Friday. "You have to tell the USA government to stop bombing". "Omar would always say gay people are the biggest sin...

Hillary Clinton Accuses Donald Trump of Giving "Aid and Comfort" to ISIS

She and Trump are also to meet separately with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. Throughout the speech, Clinton also told the crowd that the youngest voting demographic also had the most to lose in the upcoming election. "She needs...

Two students injured in shooting at SC elementary school, report says

The school shooting is connected to a nearby homicide , but officials have not explained exactly how they're connected. Major said the motive is unclear but terrorism has been ruled out. "She didn't talk for about 5 minutes when I got her", she told...

Search

Breaking News

Philippine troops battle IS-linked gunmen in southern city

The Independent in the United Kingdom, meanwhile, is reporting that Maute is the military group that's tied to ISIS, and they're storming the city to take over from the governme...

Tornado watch issued for area

The Newberry County Sheriff's Office said a possible tornado passed near Prosperity Wednesday afternoon. Lightning, hail, tornadoes, heavy rainfall during thunderstorms are all p...

Cops: Florida man kills neo-Nazi roommates over Islam disrespect

Arthurs reportedly told police his roommates " disrespected his Muslim faith ", and said he "had become angered by what he described as the world's anti-Muslim sentiment and wanted...

U.S. extends 'temporary protected status' to Haitians until January

The Department of Homeland Security uses temporary protected status to keep people from getting deported to risky situations such as a civil war or environmental disaster. Lat...

Hillary Clinton Practiced Resisting Trump Hugs During Debate Prep

Clinton and the aide portraying Trump walk to the middle of the mock-stage, and Clinton extends her hand. An aide to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton posted a video on Twit...

Dayton signs Real ID bill, averting travel woes for 2018

Daudt says Dayton's stance on spending is "out of touch with where Minnesotans are at on these issues and we're gonna keep fighting for tax relief and for money for roads and bridg...

Three NM Planned Parenthood clinics to close this year

Governor Terry Branstad, who looks set to become US ambassador to China, signed a $1.7 billion health and human services appropriations bill on Friday. "14,676. That's the num...

Health Care repeal passes US House

Chief among them: a guarantee of paying the same amount for coverage regardless of health history. The CBO's analysis of the original GOP bill concluded that version of the leg...

Penn State head calls student's death sickening

Ten of the fraternity members, including those facing the most serious charges, were arraigned on Friday and each released on $100,000 unsecured bail. The brothers' GroupMe convers...

Wisconsin-based atheist group sues Trump over church order

The order also offers unspecified "regulatory relief" to groups - such as the Little Sisters of the Poor - that faced fines and other repercussions for defying an Obamacare manda...

Special Reports

George Washington picnicked here: 600-year old tree to fall

George Washington picnicked here: 600-year old tree to fall

But despite six centuries of staying power, the tree was declared dead past year , the apparent victim, the New York Times has said , of old age and some volatile weather. The tr...

Trump slams 'ridiculous' court ruling on immigration

Trump tweeted: "First the Ninth Circuit rules against the ban & now it hits again on sanctuary cities-both ridiculous rulings ". "They used to call this 'judge shopping!' Mes...

Russian hackers reportedly target Emmanuel Macron's campaign in French election

Russia-linked hackers targeted the French presidential campaign of front-runner Emmanuel Macron, according to an anti-virus firm. Mahjoubi said the attempts to penetrate the Macr...

Sasse to New Agriculture Secretary: "Be a Champion for Free Trade"

The U.S. Senate confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Purdue as the Secretary of Agriculture on Monday, much to the approval of Nebraska's congressional delegation. The current m...

White House Refuses to Release Visitor Logs

Press Secretary Sean Spicer is defending the White House's decision not to disclose visitor logs. The changes have drawn intense criticism from government ethics advocates across t...