News : US

'It was my legal right': Mom shamed for public breastfeeding at pool fights back

Friday  21:01,   23 june 2017
TODAY

When staff members at her local pool asked her to cover up while breastfeeding, this mom took to Facebook to express her frustration."I was confronted by the manager of the facility saying that I needed to cover up and be more discreet because I was [...]

General booted for 'inappropriate' relationship

Friday  21:01,   23 june 2017
USA TODAY

The Army has stripped a disgraced former division commander of one star and forced him to retire for having an inappropriate relationship with a female captain on his staff. Wayne Grigsby will leave the service as a one-star general, the Army[...]

Dennis Rodman says he helped Otto Warmbier's release from N. Korea

Friday  20:50,   23 june 2017
USA TODAY

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman, who has developed a personal friendship with North Korea's basketball-obsessed leader, Kim Jong Un, suggested Friday that he is partly responsible for the release of American college student Otto Warmbier, who died [...]

Supreme Court sides with immigrants over bad legal advice

Friday  20:35,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

When a lawyer advises that a plea deal is the best option and won't result in deportation, most immigrants facing criminal charges agree to plead guilty. But what if the lawyer is wrong, and deportation is certain? But what if the[...]

Camera reveals pics of Mount St. Helens eruption

Friday  20:10,   23 june 2017
USA TODAY

A camera found at a Goodwill store in Portland, Ore., revealed long-forgotten images of the Mount St. Helens eruption. A camera found at a Goodwill store in Portland, Ore., revealed long-forgotten images of the Mount St. Helens[...]

Supreme Court rules against Wis. family's property rights claim

Friday  20:10,   23 june 2017
USA TODAY

<p>The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday upheld Wisconsin court rulings that the owners of a family cottage were not entitled to compensation over development regulations that bar the sale of the family's adjacent lot as a site for another[...]

Camera reveals pics of Mount St. Helens eruption

Friday  20:06,   23 june 2017
USA TODAY

A camera found at a Goodwill store in Portland, Ore., revealed long-forgotten images of the Mount St. Helens eruption.&nbsp;A camera found at a Goodwill store in Portland, Ore., revealed long-forgotten images of the Mount St. Helens[...]

Who's to blame for lake's brain-eating amoeba?

Friday  20:06,   23 june 2017
USA TODAY

&nbsp;Public officials had no legal obligation to protect a man who died after a brain-eating amoeba entered his nose as he swam at a county park beach, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled this week. The ruling reverses a Dubois Circuit Court[...]

Who's to blame for lake's brain-eating amoeba?

Friday  20:06,   23 june 2017
USA TODAY

&nbsp;Public officials had no legal obligation to protect a man who died after a brain-eating amoeba entered his nose as he swam at a county park beach, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled this week. The Highest Paying Cash Back Cards[...]

Steve Scalise gets outpouring of congressional support

Friday  20:00,   23 june 2017
USA TODAY

Alana Wilson gave blood Thursday for the first time in her life.&nbsp;The shooting earlier this month of Rep. Steve Scalise was enough to spur the Republican National Committee staffer to put aside her fear and donate a pint of[...]

Jury deadlocks in cop's murder retrial; judge says try again

Friday  19:55,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

&nbsp;Jurors in the murder retrial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer charged in the fatal traffic stop shooting of an unarmed black motorist said Friday that they are deadlocked, but a judge told them to keep deliberating. [...]

Nursing Home Workers Still Posting Nude and Vulgar Photos of Residents on Snapchat

Friday  19:10,   23 june 2017
ProPublica

This story was co-published with The Des Moines Register.In the last year alone, employees of at least 18 nursing homes and assisted living facilities have posted unauthorized — and in some cases, vulgar and stomach-turning — photos and videos of[...]

Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

Friday  18:18,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

&nbsp;The insurance company for the city of Ferguson, Missouri, paid $1.5 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Michael Brown's parents, the city attorney said Friday.Attorney Apollo Carey disclosed the amount in an email in[...]

Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

Friday  18:18,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

&nbsp;The insurance company for the city of Ferguson, Missouri, paid $1.5 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Michael Brown's parents, the city attorney said Friday.Attorney Apollo Carey disclosed the amount in an email in[...]

At pride events, protests claim prejudice, exclusion

Friday  18:11,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

Gay pride marches in New York City, San Francisco and in between this weekend will have plenty of participants — and also protests directed at them from other members of the LGBT community, speaking out against what they see as increasingly[...]