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Cosby due in court in Penn. sex-assault case

Posted 5/24/2016 in National

 

 

Obama signs bill striking offensive terms from US laws

Posted 5/24/2016 in National

Federal laws will no longer include outdated and offensive terms used to describe minority groups.

 

 

Head of TSA security operations removed from position

Posted 5/24/2016 in National

A House committee said Monday that the head of security operations at the Transportation Security Administration has been replaced.

 

 

Many Vietnam vets say they support lifting of arms embargo

Posted 5/24/2016 in National

The way Terry Neilen sees it, lifting the ban on U.S. arms sales to Vietnam makes sense in the face of China's growing influence in the region.

 

 

Decades after death in WWII, a son of New Orleans comes home

Posted 5/23/2016 in National

More than seven decades after being killed during World War II, Pvt. Earl Joseph Keating is finally coming home to his native New Orleans after his remains were discovered on the Pacific island where he died in 1942.

 

 

Elderly book end-of-life talks once labeled 'death panels'

Posted 5/23/2016 in National

The doctor got right down to business after Herbert Diamond bounded in. A single green form before her, she had some questions for the agile 88-year-old: about comas and ventilators, about feeding tubes and CPR, about intense and irreversible suffering.

 

 

Boycott over LGBT law impacts more than just the music fans

Posted 5/23/2016 in National

Stagehand Kery Eller doesn't own any Bruce Springsteen albums, but he would smash them if he did.

 

 

Clinton sees benefits in Trump's attacks

Posted 5/23/2016 in National

Hillary Clinton has a message for Donald Trump: keep on talking.

 

 

US veteran seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his life

Posted 5/23/2016 in National

After three military combat tours in warn-torn Iraq, Chase Millsap returned home to get on with a civilian life, but there was one thing he couldn't do: leave a comrade behind, certainly not one who had saved his life.

 

 

At NRA, Trump slams Clinton for 'heartless' gun restrictions

Posted 5/21/2016 in National

Donald Trump on Friday slammed Hillary Clinton as "heartless" for backing restrictions on gun ownership that he said would leave Americans in high-crime areas unable to protect themselves.

 

 

In swing state suburbs, white women are skeptical of Trump

Posted 5/21/2016 in National

For Donald Trump to win the White House in November, he'll need the votes of women like lifelong Republican Wendy Emery.

 

 

Sanders campaign down to less than $6 million in cash

Posted 5/21/2016 in National

Bernie Sanders' campaign had less than $6 million at the start of May, a critical cash shortage as he makes an admittedly tough final play to wrest the Democratic presidential nomination from Hillary Clinton.

 

 

Secret Service shoots man with gun outside White House

Posted 5/21/2016 in National

A U.S. Secret Service officer shot a man with a gun who approached a checkpoint outside the White House and refused to drop his weapon, the Secret Service said.

 

 

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam refuses to answer questions

Posted 5/21/2016 in National

The last known survivor of the team that carried out last November's Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, refused to talk during questioning Friday by anti-terror judges amid frustration at 24-hour video surveillance of his cell, his lawyer said.

 

 

Costs of celebrity college commencement speakers can add up

Posted 5/21/2016 in National

When colleges pick their graduation speakers, many strive to put a celebrity behind the podium.

 

 

House would ban Confederate flags on VA cemetery flagpoles

Posted 5/20/2016 in National

The House voted on Thursday to ban the display of the Confederate flag on flagpoles at federal veterans' cemeteries.

 

 

Trump, Clinton speeches to highlight US divisions on guns

Posted 5/20/2016 in National

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will court voters on opposite sides of the gun debate over the next two days in events that will highlight the nation's deep divide on the topic.

 

 

Trump helps Chris Christie pay off his campaign debt

Posted 5/20/2016 in National

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, delivered a thank-you gift Thursday to the man who arguably risked the most to endorse him: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

 

 

Poll: Two-thirds of US would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis

Posted 5/20/2016 in National

Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to an exclusive poll released Thursday, a signal that despite years after the Great Recession, Americans' finances remain precarious as ever.

 

 

N.C. governor's lawsuit against feds may shift narrative on LGBT law

Posted 5/20/2016 in National

After weeks of taking a beating from critics over North Carolina's law dictating which restrooms transgender people can use, Gov. Pat McCrory adopted a strategy long favored by Southern conservative governors: He went after the federal government.

 

 

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