News : US

Online activists hit hatemongers like Alex Jones where it hurts the most — in the wallet

Monday  00:25,   13 august 2018
msn

Is Sleeping Giants a “leftist group that organizes social media mobs” or “a service to advertisers”?He was appalled by what he saw, including stories tagged “black[...]
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Apartment repairman says building resident went on racist rant, threw hot coffee in his face

Sunday  23:40,   12 august 2018
thehill

A man hired as a contractor to do repairs at a Los Angeles-area apartment building says a resident went on a racist rant against him and his co-worker before throwing a cup of hot coffee in his face. Miguel Sanchez videotaped the incident in a[...]

17 days and 1,000 miles later: Tahlequah stops carrying her calf

Sunday  23:36,   12 august 2018
seattlepi

It was the swim that the whole world watched. J-35, or Tahlequah as she more commonly became known, carried her calf — who had died minutes after being born — everywhere. Her swim caught the attention of millions around the world as her act of[...]

Counterprotesters expected to dwarf white supremacists in DC

Sunday  22:50,   12 august 2018
msn

A day after tensions between police and community activists nearly boiled over on the University of Virginia's campus, the city of Charlottesville is marking Sunday's anniversary of a deadly gathering of white supremacists with a rally[...]

Police block public from entering Metro station where 'Unite the Right' attendees are gathering

Sunday  22:50,   12 august 2018
thehill

The D.C. Metro system has closed at least one entrance at a Virginia station to the public, allowing in only attendees of the "Unite the Right" white nationalist rally. Video posted to Twitter by WUSA reporter Mike Valerio shows about a[...]

2 earthquakes hit central and northern Alaska regions

Sunday  22:35,   12 august 2018
msn

The U.S. Geological Survey says that two earthquakes have hit Alaska. The agency says that at 6:58 a.m. Sunday a magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck an area 41.8 miles (67 kilometers) east of Kavik River Camp and 342.9 miles (551 kilometers) northeast[...]

Rescue Teams Continue Unprecedented Effort To Save Young Sick Orca

Sunday  22:26,   12 august 2018
huffingtonpost

Marine biologists missed a salmon delivery to a critically malnourished young orca off the coast of Washington on Friday, but hope to try again soon. The good news is they spotted the whale Saturday and said she appeared "active and[...]

How Trump Radicalized ICE

Sunday  21:10,   12 august 2018
theatlantic

<p>Settling into a sense of safety is hard when your life’s catalog of memories teaches you the opposite lesson. Imagine: You fled from a government militia intent on murdering you; swam across a river with the uncertain hope of sanctuary on the[...]

Colorado couple fighting to stop adopted 4-year-old daughter from being deported

Sunday  19:45,   12 august 2018
thehill

A Colorado couple whose adopted daughter was born in Peru is facing the possibility that the 4-year-old could be deported in the coming weeks after the Trump administration denied her citizenship application with no explanation. Amy and Marco[...]

Single $245M Powerball ticket sold in Staten Island, NY, officials say

Sunday  15:25,   12 august 2018
foxnews

A single ticket sold at a supermarket in Staten Island, N.Y., won Saturday’s Powerball jackpot worth more than $245 million, lottery officials said Sunday. Saturday’s winning numbers were: 5, 43, 56, 62, 68, with the Powerball 24, and PowerPlay,[...]

White supremacists gather to mark one year since deadly Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville

Sunday  14:40,   12 august 2018
cnn

Far-right groups and counterprotesters are expected to converge on the nation's capital Sunday, one year after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, left one person dead and elevated racial tensions in America. The "Unite the[...]

Plane lands safely on I-580 in San Leandro with 2 on board

Sunday  10:50,   12 august 2018
sfgate

A private Cessna passenger airplane, with two people on board, made an emergency landing Saturday evening on Interstate 580 in San Leandro, stunning drivers but resulting in no injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol.&nbsp;The[...]

Counterprotesters expected to dwarf white supremacists in DC

Sunday  10:35,   12 august 2018
msn

A day after tensions between police and community activists nearly boiled over on the University of Virginia's campus, the city of Charlottesville plans to mark Sunday's anniversary of a deadly gathering of white supremacists with a rally[...]

Massachusetts police capture 'jaw-dropping' boa constrictor from under car hood

Sunday  08:05,   12 august 2018
foxnews

Police in Massachusetts were dispatched to deal with a shocking discovery Saturday after a resident found a boa constrictor beneath the hood of a car. Police in Massachusetts were dispatched to deal with a shocking discovery Saturday after a[...]

Anti-racist protesters and activists march through the streets of Charlottesville

Sunday  06:05,   12 august 2018
msn

A year after a deadly white supremacist rally, protesters and residents chafe at heavy police presence aimed at avoiding a repeat of last year’s bloody melee.CHARLOTTESVILLE —Confusion over an extraordinary police presence on the anniversary of a[...]