The White House previously argued that it would take up to two years to be able to identify potentially thousands of children.
State lawmakers in Maine approved a bill on Thursday meant to end “food shaming” students who cannot afford to pay for meals at school. The bill forbids public schools to identify or in any way stigmatize a student who either cannot pay for a school meal or owes money for previous meals. It bans the school […]
Health officials on Thursday issued quarantine orders at the University of California, Los Angeles and California State University Los Angeles amid a measles outbreak in Los Angeles County. “In this situation, for those exposed to a confirmed case of measles who could not provide evidence of two doses of measles immunizations or lab verified immunity […]
Symone Sanders, who served as Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) press secretary during his 2016 run, has joined challenger Joe Biden’s presidential campaign. On Thursday, The Associated Press reported that she had signed on as the former vice president’s senior adviser. Responding to the news in a tweet, Symone Sanders called Biden and his wife, Jill […]
Former Vice President Joe Biden’s invocation of the deadly tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia, as his reason for seeking the presidency is angering progressive activists there who believe the Democrat is using the city as a prop to help convince primary voters to look past his own questionable record on race. “Charlottesville, Virginia, is home to […]
Analysis: The big-budget Marvel extravaganza shows how much Hollywood has transformed in the last decade.
Analysis: Jumping into the race, the former vice president reflects a Democratic Party anxious to stop Trump from winning another term.
An American tourist abducted and held hostage in Uganda earlier this month spoke out about her time in captivity, revealing the thoughts that ran through her mind before she was saved. In a “CBS This Morning” interview that aired Thursday, Kimberly Endicott, who was on safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park when four armed men […]
A federal judge has ordered the pre-trial release of a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant that prosecutors called a “domestic terrorist” and accused of plotting to “murder innocent civilians on a scale rarely seen in this country.” Christopher Paul Hasson was arrested in mid-February and was charged with drug possession and possessing firearms while being addicted […]
Tuesday’s death is the second fatal fall inside the park this year, and the third in the Grand Canyon area.
Sri Lanka’s state minister of defense called on the government to ban the local Islamist group National Thowheed Jamath in the wake of the attack.
WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 24: U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior White House advisor, Jared Kushner, arrives for a meeting with the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence July 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. Kushner is expected to explain his role in a June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer arranged by Donald Trump Jr. […]
The 1986 bill allowed firearms to be sold by mail and limited inspections of dealers while allowing them to sell at gun shows.
Many of the accounts on Instagram using those hashtags direct prospective buyers to contact them on encrypted messaging apps.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A U.S. threat to veto U.N. Security Council action on sexual violence in conflict was averted on Tuesday after a long-agreed phrase was removed because President Donald Trump’s administration sees it as code for abortion, diplomats said. A German-drafted resolution was adopted after a reference was cut referring to the need […]
Comic Patton Oswalt had to deal with an unlikely heckler on Tuesday when one of Sen. John Cornyn’s official Twitter accounts slammed some of his old jokes for foul language. Oswalt had appeared briefly in a campaign announcement video for Democrat MJ Hegar, a combat veteran seeking to unseat the Texas Republican next year. The […]
Human exposure to the toxins has previously been associated with lung diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, and COPD.
Christopher Philip Ahn had fought to keep the court documents sealed, citing North Korea’s history of hunting down opponents.
Kim Jong Un’s Russia trip comes about two months after his second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump failed in a dispute over sanctions.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A 24-year-old Wisconsin man stepped forward Tuesday to claim a $768 million Powerball prize, the nation’s third-largest lottery jackpot, saying he “pretty much felt lucky” the day he bought his tickets and has been worried that people want to steal his ticket. Manuel Franco, of West Allis, said he was sorting […]
Former sports reporter Kelli Tennant spoke out Tuesday about her sexual assault allegations against Luke Walton, the new head coach of the Sacramento Kings. Tennant, who used to work as a reporter for Spectrum SportsNet LA, filed a lawsuit Monday alleging the NBA coach and former player forced himself on her after inviting her into […]
A ruling against the workers would relegate “LGBTQ people around the country to a second-class citizen status,” the ACLU’s James Esseks said.
Clinton also said if Trump was a private citizen and had acted as Mueller described, he would have been indicted.
Agents have taken the three-year-old boy to a U.S. border station and are trying to find his parents using the number written on his shoes, officials said.
Dorsey also put a positive spin on the meeting, saying that it was “constructive.” But other Twitter users were skeptical the meeting would do anything positive. Very, very skeptical. Oh that is rich. I really hope it’s in the vein of Jack pinpointing the damage Trump is doing to the health of the public conversation […]
An employee of United Airlines accused of using a racial slur toward a black customer is facing a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct. Houston police issued Carmella Davano a citation for disorderly conduct on Feb. 26, after United customer Cacilie Hughes alleged that the airline agent had called her a monkey ― a historically racist […]
WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump’s administration is not abiding Democratic requests for Trump’s tax returns under a federal tax disclosure law that gives Congress the power to request copies of anyone’s tax information. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said his department would provide a final answer by May 6 but strongly suggested that answer will be no. […]
A state representative in Iowa is leaving the Republican Party because he says he can no longer support President Donald Trump and the views of the GOP. Rep. Andy McKean announced he was switching parties during a press conference on Tuesday in which he called the president a “poor example for the nation.” McKean is […]
NEW YORK, April 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Tuesday filed its first criminal charges against a major drug distributor and company executives over their alleged roles in fueling the nation’s opioid epidemic by putting profits ahead of patients’ safety. Rochester Drug Co-operative Inc (RDC), one of the 10 largest U.S. drug distributors, agreed […]
Former President Barack Obama and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton tweeted condolences on Sunday to the people who were killed during an attack on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter. And Fox News is shredding them for it. “The attacks on tourists and Easter worshippers in Sri Lanka are an attack on humanity,” Obama wrote. […]