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Arizona police arrest man for alleged rape of patient in vegetative state

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 12:12:08 -0500

The woman, who is in her 20s and had been a long-term patient at the Hacienda Healthcare center after suffering an injury that left her in a vegetative state, went into labor on the afternoon of Dec. ....
Judge dismisses claims over 2009 Fort Hood massacre

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 12:04:40 -0500

U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly said on Tuesday night she lacked jurisdiction over claims by roughly 150 victims and family members against the secretary of defense, secretary of the army a....
House Democratic leader proposes $5.7 billion for border 'smart wall'

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:52:19 -0500

The No. 3 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives floated the idea of ending a partial government shutdown by giving President Donald Trump the $5.7 billion he seeks for border security with Mex....
FAA says 43 flights into Newark held up Tuesday after drone sightings

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 12:22:53 -0500

The Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday that 43 flights into Newark Liberty International Airport were required to hold after drone sightings at a nearby airport on Tuesday, while nine f....
Democratic Mayor Pete Buttigieg launches 2020 White House campaign

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 07:53:02 -0500

The relatively unknown Buttigieg, 37, a two-term mayor of the Rust Belt city of about 100,000 people, has argued the party needs new leadership that can appeal to the working-class voters who deserted....
Iowa's 'fetal heartbeat' abortion ban ruled unconstitutional

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 07:48:15 -0500

Iowa's Republican-controlled legislature passed the restriction in May 2018, outlawing the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, often at six weeks and before a woman realizes she is pregnant....
Denver public school teachers vote to strike over pay, incentives

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:39:25 -0500

Public school teachers in Denver overwhelmingly voted late Tuesday to go on strike to press their demands for more money and incentive pay, after negotiations with Colorado’s largest school district h....
U.S. airlines tap army helicopter pilots to ease shortage

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:07:44 -0500

U.S. Army pilot Shaun Perez spent ten hours flying an Apache helicopter over Afghanistan, providing gun cover for Special Forces soldiers on the ground as they hunted for high-value targets, guns and ....
Los Angeles teachers to resume classes Wednesday after vote on contract deal

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:59:42 -0500

The union for more than 30,000 striking Los Angeles teachers clinched a tentative contract deal with the second-largest U.S. school district on Tuesday, paving the way for classes to resume for nearly....
Charred human remains found in Malibu area burned by wildfire

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 22:21:16 -0500

The charred, skeletal remains of a human body have been found in an area of the posh seaside town of Malibu left blackened by a massive wildfire in November, and investigators were trying to determine....
FBI joins investigation into shooting deaths at Texas mansion

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 21:38:33 -0500

Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar said on Tuesday he requested "technical and investigative assistance" from the Federal Bureau of Investigation as his detectives probe the deaths of Nichol Olsen, 3....
U.S. courts have funds to operate through Jan. 31: statement

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 21:15:39 -0500

U.S. federal courts can operate through Jan. 31 despite a partial government shutdown, but warned they will not have funds to operate as normal beyond Feb. 1, officials said in a statement on Tuesday.....
Ex-'El Chapo' lieutenant says he discussed killing cop as favor to mayor

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:17:55 -0500

A former top lieutenant to accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on Tuesday said he and his former boss once discussed killing a police officer as a favor to a local politician. Guzman,....
FAA says drone sightings temporarily halted traffic into Newark Airport

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:50:11 -0500

Reports of drone sightings in northern New Jersey temporarily halted arrivals at Newark Liberty International Airport on Tuesday, a spokesman from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said. The ....
Four charged in bomb plot against Muslim community in New York

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:47:55 -0500

Three men and a teenager have been arrested after planning to bomb a Muslim community in upstate New York, and investigators have recovered three homemade bombs and nearly two dozen guns, authorities ....
Senate to vote on ending government shutdown, Trump wall impasse

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:46:11 -0500

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell laid the groundwork for a vote on Thursday on a Democratic proposal to fund the government for three weeks, without attaching the $5.7 billion in U.S.....
Walgreens pays $269.2 million to settle U.S. civil fraud lawsuits

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:42:09 -0500

The pharmacy chain will pay $209.2 million to resolve claims it improperly billed Medicare, Medicaid and other federal programs from 2006 to 2017 for hundreds of thousands of insulin pens it dispensed....
U.S. insulin costs per patient nearly doubled from 2012 to 2016: study

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:21:15 -0500

A person with type 1 diabetes incurred annual insulin costs of $5,705, on average, in 2016. The average cost was roughly half that at $2,864 per patient in 2012, according to a report due to be relea....
Los Angeles teachers vote on contract deal with school district

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:18:46 -0500

The union representing Los Angeles teachers reached a tentative contract agreement on Tuesday with the second-largest U.S. school district, paving the way for classes to resume for nearly a half milli....
U.S. courts have funds to operate through Jan. 31: statement

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:08:33 -0500

U.S. federal courts can operate through Jan. 31 despite a partial government shutdown, but warned they will not have funds to operate as normal beyond Feb. 1, officials said in a statement on Tuesday.....
Body found in area of Southern California charred by wildfire

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:41:45 -0500

A body has been found in an area of the California seaside town of Malibu left blackened by a massive wildfire in November, and investigators were trying to determine if the victim was slain or died i....
Trump administration to ask Supreme Court to decide census dispute

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:31:51 -0500

The Justice Department said in a court filing in a related case currently before the justices that it would like the Supreme Court to rule on the census matter by the end of the court's current term i....
Trump transgender troop limits can take effect, top court decides

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:40:52 -0500

The decision, with the court's five conservative justices prevailing over its four liberals, granted the Trump administration's request to put on hold injunctions issued by federal judges against enfo....
USDA says exploring options to continue food stamps amid shutdown

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:53:25 -0500

The Trump administration said on Tuesday it is exploring ways to keep providing food assistance to America's poor if a partial government shutdown continues much longer, and urged lawmakers to end the....
U.S. military service member killed in Afghanistan: statement

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:50:27 -0500

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. military service member was killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday, the U.S. military said in a statement, without providing additional details. "The incident is under inv....
Supreme Court to hear biggest gun rights case since 2010

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:47:37 -0500

The nine justices will review a 2018 lower court ruling upholding the city's restrictions after three gun owners and the NRA's New York state affiliate sued claiming the regulations imposed in the lar....
U.S. home sales hit three-year low, prices rise slowly

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:26:09 -0500

U.S. home sales tumbled to their lowest level in three years in December and house price increases slowed sharply, suggesting a further loss of momentum in the housing market. The weak report from th....
Senate to vote on Trump plan to re-open government this week: McConnell

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:24:29 -0500

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday the Senate would vote this week on President Donald Trump's proposal to end a partial government shutdown.....
Trump still plans to deliver Jan. 29 State of the Union address: official

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:54:09 -0500

U.S. President Donald Trump still plans to deliver his annual State of the Union address from the Capitol later this month as scheduled, a Trump administration official said on Tuesday as the federal ....
Supreme Court lets mystery company file appeal under seal

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:17:28 -0500

The case has remained a high-profile mystery, with the Supreme Court and lower courts declining to identify the company, the country that owns it or the purpose of the subpoena. More details about th....
Supreme Court again mum on Trump's 'Dreamers' appeals

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:16:55 -0500

Unless the court breaks with its normal procedure, the nine justices would not be able to hear arguments and decide the case in its current term, which ends in June. The Justice Department has filed ....
Two killed as plane crashes near homes in Ohio: media

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 21:52:02 -0500

Unspecified engine issues likely caused the crash, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported, citing the Ohio State Highway Patrol. News photos showed the front end of Douglas DC-3 broken off, exposing the....
Enbridge gas pipeline explosion causes fireball in Ohio

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 19:26:33 -0500

(Reuters) - An explosion of an Enbridge Inc natural gas pipeline in Ohio on Monday created a fireball of flame and damaged homes, prompting the evacuation of nearby residents.....
Talks to end Los Angeles teachers' strike make progress: union, mayor

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 18:39:28 -0500

Negotiations to end a strike by teachers in Los Angeles made progress on Monday, but educators will not return to work until Wednesday at the earliest even if contract talks produce a deal because un....
Enbridge gas pipeline explosion causes fireball in Ohio

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:23:50 -0500

The explosion occurred on Enbridge's Texas Eastern pipeline system and appeared to have destroyed two homes, said Chasity Schmelzenbach, emergency management director for Noble County, Ohio. "We got ....
Democratic Senator Kamala Harris jumps into 2020 White House race

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:36:12 -0500

Harris, 54, the daughter of immigrants from Jamaica and India, enters the race with the potential advantage of being the Democratic candidate who looks most like the party's increasingly diverse base ....
Deep freeze grips eastern United States, 12-year-old dies in Chicago

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:44:55 -0500

Temperatures fell to single-digits Fahrenheit (about -20 C) from New York City to Boston and through northern New England and froze melting snow late on Sunday and early Monday, said Marc Chenard at t....
TSA absences rise as shutdown continues

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:14:59 -0500

The Transportation Security Administration said Monday that unscheduled absences among the more than 50,000 U.S. airport security officers rose to 10 percent on Sunday as the government shutdown conti....
A T. rex and a shark as neighbors? Yes, eons ago in South Dakota

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:06:29 -0500

The huge meat-eating dinosaur did not meet its demise in a shark attack in some sort of "Jaws" meets "Jurassic Park" monster mash. The skeleton of Sue, the largest, most complete and best-preserved T....
Student in Trump hat denies mocking Native American activist in videotaped encounter

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:48:14 -0500

Nick Sandmann, a student from the private, all-male Covington Catholic High School in northern Kentucky, is seen in the video standing face to face with the Indian activist, Nathan Phillips, staring a....
Flash freeze of melting snowstorm seen icing over U.S. Northeast

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 20:26:48 -0500

Plunging temperatures after a wet winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the U.S. Northeast were expected to flash freeze much of the region on Sunday and make travel dicey during th....
Trump says no amnesty for 'Dreamers,' signals support in broader deal

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 18:59:14 -0500

In a morning Twitter storm, Trump also said he would not seek the removal of millions of illegal immigrants living in the United States, while bashing House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and....
Talks seeking to end Los Angeles teachers strike enter fourth day

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 18:23:14 -0500

Bargaining teams for striking Los Angeles teachers and the second-largest U.S. school district were back behind closed doors on Sunday as negotiations to end a walkout disrupting classes for some 500,....
Bitter cold cancels some U.S. lunar eclipse festivities

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 14:52:34 -0500

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Many lunar eclipse festivities were canceled due to a flash freeze across the central and northeastern U.S. states on Sunday, with icy roadways rather than cloudy skie....
Giuliani says Trump pursued Moscow tower throughout '16, raising questions

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 14:33:45 -0500

U.S. President Donald Trump pursued a business deal to erect a tower bearing his name in Moscow throughout 2016, his attorney said on Sunday, raising new questions for congressional investigators look....
Students in Trump hats mock Native American; school apologizes

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 23:15:50 -0500

The students from private, all-male Covington Catholic High School in northern Kentucky were in Washington for an anti-abortion rally on Friday when they were filmed surrounding Nathan Phillips and mo....
Winter storm to hit U.S. northeast with up to two feet of snow

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 22:35:01 -0500

The Weather Service issued winter storm warnings or advisories for a swath of the eastern United States that is home to 100 million people, said meteorologist Rich Otto of the U.S. Weather Prediction ....
On road to 2020, New York's Gillibrand touts liberal cred in Iowa

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 18:20:02 -0500

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand made her maiden voyage to the critical primary state of Iowa over the weekend, laying out her case that she is the best Democrat to challenge President Donald Trump in ....
Talks to end Los Angeles teachers strike enter third day

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:30:09 -0500

Negotiators for 30,000 striking Los Angeles teachers and America's second-largest school district returned to the bargaining table on Saturday for a third day of contract talks mediated by the mayor, ....
Winter storm to hit U.S. northeast with up to two feet of snow

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:13:43 -0500

The Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings or advisories for a swath of the eastern United States that is home to 100 million people, said meteorologist Rich Otto of the U.S. Weather Predict....