U.S.

News

Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishment

She went inside, smoked marijuana, and took a nap for around three hours, on a day where temperatures reached the mid-30s. Sixteen-month-old Cavanaugh Ramirez and two-year-old Juliet Ramirez were found dead in a sedan. Through multiple in...

ICE seeks custody of El Salvador man accused of murdering Muslim teenager

A Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization criticized police on Tuesday for settling too soon on road rage as motivator and said the killing should be seen in the context of a rise in hate crimes targeting Muslims across the country. The LA Time...

@SenatorWicker Votes to Strengthen Sanctions Against Iran, Russia

The measure adding sanctions on Iran due to its ballistic missile program , support for terrorism and human rights breaches passed Thursday in a 98-2 vote. During his presidency, Barack Obama placed restrictions on Russian Federation for the annexat...

Aircraft, vessels search for missing U.S. sailors

The U.S. Navy is searching for seven sailors after a destroyer collided with a merchant ship more than three times its size near Japan, according to the military. The United States has primary jurisdiction regarding incidents involving members of U...

What we know about the injuries from the Alexandria shooting

Trump says Scalise "continues his very fearless fight", but adds: "it's been much more hard than people even thought at the time". "We are feeding into very fragile or disturbed minds ideas and language they shouldn't hear over and over on TV",...

Texas congressmen react to shooting at practice for charity Congressional Baseball Game

Five members of the Texas delegation are listed on the team's roster: Republican representatives Joe Barton , of Ennis; Kevin Brady , of The Woodlands; Mike Conaway , of Midway and Roger Williams , of Austin and Democratic Rep. Scalise has also ...

Jury re-watches 2 key videos in police shooting of motorist

Yanez, 29, has been charged with second-degree manslaughter and two counts of reckless discharge of a firearm in the shooting of 32-year-old Castile on July 6, 2016, in Falcon Heights, Minn. Paulsen reminded the jury of a bullet wound to what would h...

4-year-old dies of 'dry drowning' days after swimming trip

Days later, the 4-year-old exhibited stomach bug symptoms, including vomiting and diarrhea. They evidently performed CPR on the boy to no avail, as his lungs were said to be already filled with fluid. WebMD said only about 1 - 2 percent of drowning...

White House: Trump won't seek to block Comey testimony

Megyn Kelly's highly-anticipated debut on NBC News landed with a thud on Sunday. "We didn't have any relationship at all". He said he never met Trump on any of his trips to Moscow. He has also been accused of not reporting his meeting wi...

Rain coming Sunday to North Country, NWS says

Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunday is shaping up to be another lovely day with mostly sunny skies and highs in the mid-80s. Thursday will be another fine day with highs in the mid 80s and plenty of sunshine. Lows thro...

Hundreds show up for Denver's March for Truth

Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell applauded the protesters from the back of a red pickup truck on Saturday morning in Bedminster Township where an effigy to Trump was covered by an American flag. Bert Gagnon, a retired NASA employee from Mechanics...

Texas state lawmaker says he received racist calls after House floor scuffle

Senator's Rinaldi sentiments have only gone to fuel the division state Rep Ramon Romero Jr. having reiterated that the only thing he sees in a crowd are "illegals". Rinaldi then said that another Democratic representative, Ramon Romero "physically as...

Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Fired For Rule Violations On Job Application

Officer Loehmann, who shot and killed the 12-year-old, was sacked Tuesday for inaccuracies on his job application, while Officer Garmback, who drove the patrol auto, was suspended in the case for violating a tactical rule. The officers on the scene, ...

Texas Is Pushing Really Hard to Pass a 'Bathroom Bill'

The big question for the CBO was the impact of a major, last-minute addition of a waiver provision to the House bill, which stands to violate GOP promises to protect those with pre-existing conditions. Because they can not expect any Democratic suppo...

Rain and cooler weather returns Tuesday

For the rest of next week things look to stay unsettled with a 40-50% chance for scattered showers and storms each afternoon. It said severe weather wasn't expected, but there could be strong winds and hail. Sunday Night .Mostly cloudy. Lows near 7...

Hinting at secret tapes, Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Former FBI Director James Comey will not testify before the Senate intelligence committee next week, according to the panel's vice chairman, Democratic Sen. "If the president has "tapes" of his conversations with Director Comey, it is because the pre...

Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of FBI director

Lieberman gave reporters a thumbs-up as he left the White House and said he and the president had a "good meeting". The interviews came more than a week after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Mr Lieberman testified in support of Mr Session...

Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks

As if we needed further proof that the status quo is unsustainable, Aetna recently announced they will join several health insurance providers in fully leaving the Obamacare marketplace. The following year I saw a decrease in quality of care due to t...

Final Confederate monument to come down in New Orleans

The monuments that pay homage to the Confederacy, made up of states which attempted to preserve slavery in the South and secede from the United States in the Civil War of 1861 to 1865, have been denounced by critics as an affront to the ideals of mul...

Theresa May: UK has confidence in special relationship with US

Putin's offer set off alarm bells for many who've been watching the case, as what NPR's Lucian Kim referred to as an offer of a transcript was also translated as an offer of a "record" or "recording" - feeding speculation over Russia's own intelligen...

Kimberly Guilfoyle May Be Latest From Fox News to Join White House

Guilfoyle told the Mercury News that she has that type of relationship with Trump, whom she first met at a charity event when she moved to NY back in 2004. "If the White House follows this plan, I think the destroy-Trump propaganda media will have ...

NC senator says "I'm fine" after race collapse

Political leaders immediately offered their prayers for Tillis in tweets , including Gov. Roy Cooper, Sens. All proceeds generated by the race are donated to charity. North Carolina, is a candidate for U.S. Senate in 2014. Tillis is one of 52 Repu...

Trump claims 'absolute right' to share info with Russia

Trump wrote that he was motivated by "humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russian Federation to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism". The national security adviser pointedly did not deny central aspects of The Post's reporting - th...

Hiker found safe after missing 6 days in Montana

On Saturday, a full scale search was launched in the Great Bear Wilderness area, with crews scouring the area on the ground, and in the air. Her auto was found near the trailhead where search crews also found her tracks. Authorities in Flathead C...

Trump Signs Executive Order to Prevent Computer Hacking

The new order puts responsibility for cybersecurity squarely on the shoulders of the director of every federal agency, making it more hard for executives to pass the buck to their information technology staffs every time a new breach is discovered.

ICE agents helped in massive gang sweep

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security logo is seen in Arlington, Va., on January 13, 2015. Olufemi Odeyami (left) and Brenda Jackson. In all, 1,378 were arrested across the United States, 11 of which were in Oklahoma. "The goal at end of day i...

Mules golf atop the leaderboard at NCAA Super Regional

No. 9 Texas Tech holds third place at 296 (+8), and No.1 UCLA and No. 7 BYU are tied for fourth place at 297 (+9). The top six teams from each regional advance to the NCAA Championships and the Badgers are just five strokes back of that all-important...

2 killed, 8 wounded in shooting at Chicago memorial

Information provided by several members of the La Raza street gang helped police to identify a driver and a shooter who they said pulled up alongside two plainclothes officers last Tuesday and opened fire with a military-style rifle, shooting one off...

Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Bill Banning 'Sanctuary Cities' In Texas

The new measure would fine government entities up to $25,500 for each day the law is violated. Any anti-sanctuary city measure may face a tough road after a federal judge in April blocked Trump's executive order seeking to withhold funds from local...

Suspect in Boston penthouse slayings has criminal history

A couple found brutally slain in their high-rise penthouse were identified on Saturday as respected doctors in Boston, police said . Dr Richard Field and his fiancé Dr Lina Bolanos. The incident happened Friday night in a high-end apartment buildi...

Inmate crashes out of Iowa jail in stolen transport van

He later carjacked a female motorist and led police on a chase from the Iowa jail into Omaha, Neb., with speeds reaching 80 miles per hour, according to the paper. Schmaderer released a statement on the Omaha department's Facebook page saying, "Today...

Baton Rouge police 'will not be charged' over Alton Sterling's death

WBRZ in Baton Rouge is reporting that Sterling's family will meet with DOJ officials at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. The news comes after The Washington Post that the DOJ will not indict the two Baton Rouge officers involved in Sterling's ...

Trump names anti-abortion leader to high post at HHS

Anthony List, called Yoest one of the movement's most powerful communicators and lauded her "groundbreaking efforts to advance pro-life, pro-woman legislation at the state level". In a New York Times Magazine profile of Yoest back in 2012, report...

Fitbit gives evidence in murder case

He told authorities he'd driven home in the morning after receiving a notification on his phone, telling him that a panic alarm had been set-off. A man in CT has been charged with the murder of his wife after her Fitbit contradicted his version o...

'Silence of the Lambs' Director Jonathan Demme Dead at 73

After a semester of writing movie reviews for his campus newspaper, he left college for a publicity job with B-movie master Roger Corman. Perhaps Demme's biggest and best known film , " The Silence of the Lambs " starred Jodie Foster as Federal ...

Trump administration to review dozens of US national monuments

While Zinke did not identify which designations the administration considers the most problematic, the review has been specifically crafted to encompass national monuments in Utah: Grand Staircase-Escalante, which Clinton declared in 1996, and Bears...

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Cummins is accused of disappearing with Thomas after the two were reportedly spotted kissing at school. Cummins and the girl had been the subject of a five-week, nationwide search that came to an end Thursday, when they were discovered hiding in a ...

National Security Obtained FISA Warrant To Monitor Former Trump Adviser Carter Page

The accusations of collusion between Page and Russian Federation have been denied publically many times . Trump identified Page as a foreign policy adviser in the spring of 2016 to the Post , but campaign spokeswoman Hope Hicks later told the...

Facebook to review handling of videos after Cleveland killing

Then a scream on the other end. Stephens said in a video on Sunday that he had killed multiple people, but police said there was only one known victim. "It's actually the users who are exposed to something that they find disturbing, and then they...

EIA Forecasts Higher Gas Prices This Summer

Average retail gasoline prices in Tennessee have risen 4.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.13 a gallon for regular unleaded on April 9, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 gas outlets in Tennessee. If government estimates ...

Search

Breaking News

Hinting at secret tapes, Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Former FBI Director James Comey will not testify before the Senate intelligence committee next week, according to the panel's vice chairman, Democratic Sen. "If the president has "...

Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of FBI director

Lieberman gave reporters a thumbs-up as he left the White House and said he and the president had a "good meeting". The interviews came more than a week after Trump fired FBI...

Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks

As if we needed further proof that the status quo is unsustainable, Aetna recently announced they will join several health insurance providers in fully leaving the Obamacare market...

Final Confederate monument to come down in New Orleans

The monuments that pay homage to the Confederacy, made up of states which attempted to preserve slavery in the South and secede from the United States in the Civil War of 1861 to 1...

Theresa May: UK has confidence in special relationship with US

Putin's offer set off alarm bells for many who've been watching the case, as what NPR's Lucian Kim referred to as an offer of a transcript was also translated as an offer of a "rec...

NC senator says "I'm fine" after race collapse

Political leaders immediately offered their prayers for Tillis in tweets , including Gov. Roy Cooper, Sens. All proceeds generated by the race are donated to charity. North Caroli...

Kimberly Guilfoyle May Be Latest From Fox News to Join White House

Guilfoyle told the Mercury News that she has that type of relationship with Trump, whom she first met at a charity event when she moved to NY back in 2004. "If the White House f...

Trump claims 'absolute right' to share info with Russia

Trump wrote that he was motivated by "humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russian Federation to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism". The national security advise...

Hiker found safe after missing 6 days in Montana

On Saturday, a full scale search was launched in the Great Bear Wilderness area, with crews scouring the area on the ground, and in the air. Her auto was found near the trailh...

Trump Signs Executive Order to Prevent Computer Hacking

The new order puts responsibility for cybersecurity squarely on the shoulders of the director of every federal agency, making it more hard for executives to pass the buck to their...

Special Reports

ICE agents helped in massive gang sweep

ICE agents helped in massive gang sweep

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security logo is seen in Arlington, Va., on January 13, 2015. Olufemi Odeyami (left) and Brenda Jackson. In all, 1,378 were arrested across the...

Mules golf atop the leaderboard at NCAA Super Regional

Mules golf atop the leaderboard at NCAA Super Regional

No. 9 Texas Tech holds third place at 296 (+8), and No.1 UCLA and No. 7 BYU are tied for fourth place at 297 (+9). The top six teams from each regional advance to the NCAA Champion...

2 killed, 8 wounded in shooting at Chicago memorial

2 killed, 8 wounded in shooting at Chicago memorial

Information provided by several members of the La Raza street gang helped police to identify a driver and a shooter who they said pulled up alongside two plainclothes officers last...

Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Bill Banning 'Sanctuary Cities' In Texas

The new measure would fine government entities up to $25,500 for each day the law is violated. Any anti-sanctuary city measure may face a tough road after a federal judge in Apri...

Suspect in Boston penthouse slayings has criminal history

Suspect in Boston penthouse slayings has criminal history

A couple found brutally slain in their high-rise penthouse were identified on Saturday as respected doctors in Boston, police said . Dr Richard Field and his fiancé Dr Lina Bola...