News : US

Teen faces terrorism charges in Florida school shooting

Saturday  13:51,   21 april 2018
New York Daily News

Sky Bouche said, "It’s an adrenaline rush that, you know, I’m about to do something."Load[...]

Jeb Bush to eulogize mother, Barbara, in private service

Saturday  11:10,   21 april 2018
Associated Press

Some 1,500 guests are expected to attend a private funeral for Barbara Bush at the nation's largest Episcopal church. First lady Melania Trump, former President Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary, and former President Barack Obama and[...]

Ex-U.S. presidents among mourners expected at Barbara Bush funeral

Saturday  08:25,   21 april 2018

Several former U.S. presidents and hundreds of mourners are expected to gather at a Houston church on Saturday for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, who died on Tuesday at the age of 92. Bush, the wife of the 41st president of the[...]

Kentucky woman last seen walking her dog still missing 22 years later

Saturday  08:20,   21 april 2018
NBC News

Alyne J. Lawrence Barrick was last seen at 2:30 p.m. on April 12, 1996 near Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky walking her dog. Her family has not heard from her since.Alyne, 61, woke up and went to a chiropractic appointment, Kentucky State[...]

Homework assignment asks students to list positive aspects of slavery

Saturday  06:30,   21 april 2018

A Texas charter school is apologizing after a teacher gave an assignment to an eighth grade American History class, asking students to list the positive aspects of slavery. "When I first read it, I thought, this was b.s.," said Great Hearts Monte[...]

Arrest of Stephon Clark's brother tied to alleged threat to kill roommate

Saturday  06:25,   21 april 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Stephon Clark's brother, Stevante, was accused of threatening to kill one of his roommates and of shouting profanities at a Sacramento police officer, according to court papers obtained Friday by The Sacramento Bee. The[...]

19 Years After Columbine, Students Again Say ‘Enough’ on Gun Violence

Saturday  06:10,   21 april 2018
The New York Times

Young marchers, many not yet born when the Colorado shooting took place, turned out for the third time in two months to protest school shootings.Most of them were not yet born when students shot a dozen people to death inside Columbine High School[...]

Hundreds of Immigrant Children Have Been Taken From Parents at U.S. Border

Saturday  04:50,   21 april 2018
The New York Times

The Trump administration says it separates immigrant families only when necessary to protect the child. But the government’s own figures show this has happened in more than 700 cases.On Feb. 20, a young woman named Mirian arrived at the Texas border [...]

FEMA extends hotel deadline just as some Puerto Rican families begin moving out

Saturday  04:30,   21 april 2018

ORLANDO, Fla._FEMA granted an 11th-hour, short-term reprieve to hundreds of displaced Puerto Ricans facing eviction from their government-financed hotel rooms in Central Florida on Friday, but elected officials and community leaders blasted the[...]

Here's how the Bay Area guys who started 4/20 spent their first legal one

Saturday  04:05,   21 april 2018
SF Gate

Decades ago they were sneaking around San Rafael High School and using code words to avoid getting caught smoking cannabis. But they aren't hiding anymore. The originators of the now-global marijuana term "4/20" launched a pot product[...]

Jury in Arizona border shooting ends week without decision

Saturday  03:30,   21 april 2018
Associated Press

A judge in the murder trial of a U.S. Border Patrol agent charged in the fatal shooting of a rock-throwing Mexican teenager told jurors to keep trying to reach a verdict after the panel reported Friday they were unable to reach a unanimous decision. [...]

Kyle Kashuv hosts livestream supporting 2nd Amendment during the National School Walkout

Saturday  03:15,   21 april 2018

While students on Friday across the country walked out of classes to demand action on gun reform, Marjory Stoneman Douglas junior Kyle Kashuv chose not to. Instead, he hosted an livestream with conservative commentators who discussed their support[...]

Exclusive: 'Everyday Guy' Describes How He Brought Down An American Terrorist Cell

Saturday  03:10,   21 april 2018

WICHITA, Kan. ― Three anti-Muslim domestic terrorists who plotted to blow up a Garden City apartment complex where many Somali Muslim immigrants lived were convicted on Wednesday on federal charges that could send them to prison for life. Five weeks [...]

Trump admin announces abstinence-focused overhaul of teen pregnancy program

Saturday  02:50,   21 april 2018
The Hill

The Trump administration will shift federal funding aimed at reducing teen pregnancy rates to programs that teach abstinence. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Friday the availability of grants through the Teen Pregnancy[...]

Police: Officers in Stephon Clark’s shooting have returned to work

Saturday  02:34,   21 april 2018
KCRA Sacramento

The two officers that shot and killed Stephon Clark last month are back on duty, the Sacramento Police Department said Thursday. The officers, whose names the department has not released, are not working in a patrol capacity for fear of their[...]