News : US

Federal judge: Trump administration must accept new DACA applications

Wednesday  04:55,   25 april 2018

D.C. judge calls administration’s attempt to end protections for dreamers unlawful, gives government 90 days to provide a better explanation.U.S. District Judge John D. Bates called the government’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood[...]

Study: California gun deaths declined between 2000 and 2015

Wednesday  04:00,   25 april 2018
Associated Press

A new scientific study shows that gun deaths have fallen in California over a 16-year period ending in 2015. Researcher says the drop can be largely attributed to a decline in gang violence and falling homicide rates for black and Hispanic male[...]

The NRA just broke a 15-year fundraising record

Wednesday  03:35,   25 april 2018
Los Angeles Times

WASHINGTON - As the student-led March for Our Lives movement captured the nation's attention in the weeks after the Parkland shooting, the other side of the gun control debate enjoyed a banner month of its own. The National Rifle[...]

Husband of Southwest Airlines victim: "I have no idea how I can do this without her"

Wednesday  03:30,   25 april 2018
CBS News

For the first time, Jennifer Riordan's husband Michael is speaking out publicly about her tragic death aboard Flight 1380Now for the first time, Jennifer's husband Michael is speaking out publicly. Here's a transcript of his conversation with[...]

Legally blind 76-year-old hiker missing in Joshua Tree National Park

Wednesday  02:57,   25 april 2018
Los Angeles Times

Authorities are searching for a legally blind man who went missing after going for a hike in Joshua Tree National Park on Saturday morning. David Sewell, 76, appears to have left the Quail Springs parking lot and was headed for an “unspecified[...]

Fox News named most talked-about online brand

Wednesday  02:35,   25 april 2018
The Hill

Fox News was named the most talked-about brand online on Tuesday, receiving an award from Engagement Labs, a data and analytics firm. Fox was the only television network to make the list. In the online category, the 22-year-old cable news network[...]

NY doctor charged in opioid deaths gets job offer from clinic

Wednesday  02:10,   25 april 2018
NBC News

He's accused of over-prescribing pain pills for profit, but is still allowed to practice[...]

Puerto Rico fiscal plan cuts one-third of government to save economy

Wednesday  02:10,   25 april 2018
The Hill

The Puerto Rican government is pushing back against the oversight board established to craft fiscally responsible budgets.Last week, the oversight board created to stabilize Puerto Rico's economy voted on various fiscal plans for the island that has [...]

'New California' and other US territories fighting to become the 51st state

Wednesday  02:10,   25 april 2018
FOX News

Some cities and counties are looking for a clean break -- from their designated state, that is. For years, some U.S. officials have fought to create the 51st state, providing a variety of reasons why they should gain independence.Officials have[...]

Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online

Wednesday  01:35,   25 april 2018
Associated Press

Medicare says it plans to require hospitals to post their standard prices online and to make electronic medical records more readily available to patients. The head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Seema Verma, said Tuesday the[...]

Critics, experts cite serious doubts about MSNBC star Joy Reid’s claim that hackers planted homophobic slurs on her blog

Wednesday  01:20,   25 april 2018
FOX News

MSNBC star Joy Reid raised eyebrows on Monday when she claimed that hackers planted homophobic slurs on her old website to tarnish her name. While the story has gone largely uncovered by mainstream media, Reid’s critics have questioned her[...]

Conservatives exert new control over Supreme Court

Wednesday  01:11,   25 april 2018

The US Supreme Court offered new evidence on Tuesday that conservatives have exerted control and liberals are not going quietly, in a pair of 5-4 decisions that could explain the remarkably slow pace of decisions this session. Earlier signs of a[...]

Parkland shooter researched Columbine as he planned attack, state commission reveals

Wednesday  00:50,   25 april 2018
Miami Herald

MIAMI - Radios were so badly jammed as police responded to the worst school shooting in Florida history that sheriff's deputies and Coral Springs police clearing buildings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School had to communicate by hand.[...]

Trump's EPA proposes to block regulators from considering a wide range of scientific studies

Wednesday  00:36,   25 april 2018
Los Angeles Times

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration launched an attack on the science behind many of the nation's clean air and clean water rules, announcing a proposal Tuesday that would effectively prevent regulators from considering a wide range of health[...]

F-16C crashes while trying to land at municipal airport

Tuesday  23:56,   24 april 2018
Associated Press

Luke Air Force Base officials say an F-16C from the 56th Fighter Wing crashed while attempting to land at a municipal airport in Arizona. The pilot ejected and wasn't seriously injured.Officials say the jet was on a training flight Tuesday when[...]