News : US

Two U.S. studies differ over effects of marijuana on drivers

Friday  09:20,   23 june 2017
Reuters

<p>Two U.S. studies on the effects of marijuana on drivers in states where it is allowed for recreational use came to different conclusions about whether it increases risks behind the wheel.</p>A study by the American Journal of Public Health[...]

Two U.S. studies differ over effects of marijuana on drivers

Friday  09:20,   23 june 2017
Reuters

<p>Two U.S. studies on the effects of marijuana on drivers in states where it is allowed for recreational use came to different conclusions about whether it increases risks behind the wheel.</p>A study by the American Journal of Public Health[...]

Suspect in Michigan airport stabbing attempted to buy gun before attack

Friday  09:20,   23 june 2017
Reuters

Suspect in Michigan airport stabbing attempted to buy gun before attackThe man charged with stabbing an airport police officer in Michigan unsuccessfully attempted to purchase a gun before the attack, which is being investigated as an act of[...]

Suspect in Michigan airport stabbing attempted to buy gun before attack

Friday  09:20,   23 june 2017
Reuters

Suspect in Michigan airport stabbing attempted to buy gun before attackThe man charged with stabbing an airport police officer in Michigan unsuccessfully attempted to purchase a gun before the attack, which is being investigated as an act of[...]

California AG bans state travel to Texas, 3 other states

Friday  09:06,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

<p>California's attorney general blocked state-funded travel to Texas and three other states on Thursday in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year.</p>Democratic Attorney General Xavier Becerra added Texas,[...]

Video Shows Minnesota Police Beating Driver

Friday  08:51,   23 june 2017
NBC News

The Minnesota branch of the ACLU on Thursday released a police dashcam video showing what they termed "a textbook case of excessive force" and called for an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the 2016 arrest. The video[...]

No Deal, Just Blame, on Mayoral Control of New York City Schools

Friday  07:10,   23 june 2017
The New York Times

<p>If everything had gone according to plan, Thursday should have marked the beginning of a well-earned break for the state’s 213 lawmakers, as the 2017 legislative session drew to a close.</p>Instead, the day was spent in confusion and full[...]

Army busts another general for improper relationship with woman

Friday  06:11,   23 june 2017
MSN

Many generals are landing in trouble for sexual misconduct as the Army tries to curb the problem.Wayne W. Grigsby Jr., who also served as the commander of Fort Riley, Kan., was reprimanded and demoted from major general to brigadier general after[...]

Survivor of apparent road-rage case: "I saw my world coming to an end"

Friday  05:50,   23 june 2017
CBS News

Carlos Benavidez "saw nothing but asphalt and sky" when truck crashed on Calif. freeway after two other drivers involved in alleged case of road rageIn a dramatic clip recorded on a cellphone, you can see a motorcyclist kick a driver's[...]

Man dies while performing face-down meditation in river

Friday  05:50,   23 june 2017
CBS News

Man drowns in section of Northern Calif. river where water pools, there's no strong currentNEVADA COUNTY, Calif. -- Sheriff's deputies are investigating a case of a man who drowned while apparently practicing a face-down meditation technique in[...]

Coal king sues John Oliver

Friday  05:32,   23 june 2017
CBS News

John Oliver can't claim he didn't see this lawsuit comingMurray Energy Corp., the largest coal company in the U.S., has filed a defamation suit in West Virginia against Oliver, his "Last Week Tonight" program, HBO and Time Warner on behalf[...]

‘Let’s bring it in’: Otto Warmbier’s family and friends celebrate his life at memorial

Friday  04:21,   23 june 2017
MSN

The University of Virginia student died this week after 17 months in detention in North Korea.WYOMING, Ohio — Families wearing blue and white Wyoming T-shirts, holding homemade cardboard signs and American flags, waited by the edge of the main[...]

‘Let’s bring it in’: Otto Warmbier’s family and friends celebrate his life at memorial

Friday  04:21,   23 june 2017
MSN

The University of Virginia student died this week after 17 months in detention in North Korea.WYOMING, Ohio — Families wearing blue and white Wyoming T-shirts, holding homemade cardboard signs and American flags, waited by the edge of the main[...]

Detroit judge halts deportation of Iraqi Christians

Friday  03:50,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

<p>A judge has temporarily halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi Christians living in the Detroit area who fear torture and possible death if sent back to Iraq.</p>U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith Thursday halted their deportation[...]

Insurers Battle Families Over Costly Drug for Fatal Disease

Friday  03:15,   23 june 2017
The New York Times

The case of Exondys 51 poses emotionally charged issues for families of young boys with a rare illness, who are fighting companies to get coverage for an expensive drug approved on a lower bar of proof.Nolan and Jack Willis, twins from upstate New[...]