News : US

When and where is the women's march in 2018?

Wednesday  22:52,   17 january 2018

What you need to know about Power to the Polls.This year, organizers expect to make history again, with a rally: Power to the Polls. Here's what you should know about this year's[...]

Once pot friendly Northern California county bans marijuana

Wednesday  22:51,   17 january 2018
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — A previously pot friendly rural Northern California county has reversed course and banned commercial marijuana farms, paving the way for lawsuits from growers who previously received permits and paid taxes. (AP Photo/Noah Berger,[...]

Racist Flyers on Campus: ‘You Stupid Monkeys’

Wednesday  22:51,   17 january 2018

The discovery is only one of many at college campuses in the past year.The flyers, posted in front of a display of photos of historic black South Carolinians in a campus liberal arts building, included the phrases "DUMB BLACK ASSES" and[...]

Family and friends baffled: How did a fun-loving, gun-hating, sports-crazy Buddhist wind up shot by police?

Wednesday  21:26,   17 january 2018

He was a peaceful, fun-loving accountant with a large circle of adoring friends and family. No one can understand how Bijan Ghaisar suddenly wound up shot by police.Subscribe to the Post Most newsletter: Today’s most popular stories on The[...]

Fox News Denies Shelving Story on Stormy Daniels-Trump Affair Before 2016 Election

Wednesday  20:40,   17 january 2018

Fox was "unable to verify all of the facts and publish a story," spokesperson for Fox News tells TheWrapCiting four anonymous sources "familiar with the matter," CNN reported Tuesday that Fox reporter Diana Falzone filed a story in October [...]

For Detroit dad deported after 30 years in US, 'everything has changed'

Wednesday  20:37,   17 january 2018

Jorge Garcia is living in limbo in Mexico after his deportation after 30 years in the US. He plans to petition for readmission and now lives in a hometown he only knew from childhood memories.When Garcia was 10, his aunt brought him -- without[...]

CDC: Flu Epidemic Apparently Peaking, Likely to Continue

Wednesday  16:21,   17 january 2018
U.S. News & World Report

The U.S. is caught in a very active and intense flu season.America's serious influenza outbreak has touched every state in the continental United[...]

'Dreamers' scramble to submit DACA renewals while they can

Wednesday  14:30,   17 january 2018

Ariana Romero’s immigration protections expired in August, a week before President Donald Trump moved to end DACA, the program that shields young people who came to the country illegally as minors. But now, the 29-year-old is scrambling to[...]

Prominent AIDS crusader Mathilde Krim dies at age 91

Wednesday  12:37,   17 january 2018
Associated Press

<p>Mathilde Krim, a prominent AIDS researcher who galvanized worldwide support in the early fight against the deadly disease, has died. She was 91.</p>Krim was founding chairman of The Foundation for AIDS Research, or amfAR. The nonprofit says [...]

Six teen suicides in six months in one Ohio school district

Wednesday  11:06,   17 january 2018

Late last week Hayden Porter, a 15-year-old freshman at a high school in Ohio, took his life. He was the sixth current or former teenage student from the school district to kill themselves within the past six months. Three of the suicides occurred [...]

Funeral services set for former Ohio congressman, mayor

Wednesday  09:37,   17 january 2018
Associated Press

CINCINNATI — Funeral services are set for a former Democratic Ohio congressman and Cincinnati mayor who died last week at the age of 92.A visitation for Thomas Luken is scheduled for Wednesday morning at St. Xavier Church in downtown Cincinnati. It[...]

Rain expected this week may hamper Montecito and 101 cleanup efforts

Wednesday  09:20,   17 january 2018
Los Angeles Times

Rain expected later this week could hamper the cleanup process for crews trying to remove tons of debris and mud from Montecito and surrounding areas, after mud flows killed 20 people and destroyed more than 100 homes last week.&nbsp;The area is [...]

Can courts stop deportation of disabled boy's caregiver? Yes, retired judge says

Wednesday  08:05,   17 january 2018

<p>A hail-Mary effort to prevent the deportation of a paraplegic 6-year-old boy's caregiver has a chance of success against President Trump's Immigration and Customs Enforcement department, according to a former federal judge.</p>Load[...]

FAA to investigate Port Authority after winter storm meltdown at JFK airport

Wednesday  07:26,   17 january 2018

The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's actions at John F. Kennedy International Airport during a winter storm that left the airport with hundreds of delayed and canceled flights and[...]

ICE says Detroit man's deportation was justified

Wednesday  06:43,   17 january 2018
Associated Press

The Latest on Detroit man deported to Mexico after living in the U.S. for nearly 30 years (all times local):9:40 p.m.A spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says the federal government was justified in deporting a Detroit man who[...]