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Mexico accepts housing migrants, seeks US development aid

Posted 11/28/2018 in National

As Mexico wrestles with what to do with more than 5,000 Central American migrants camped out at a sports complex in the border city of Tijuana, President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's government signaled Tuesday that it would be willing to house the migrants on Mexican soil while they apply for asylum in the United States -- a key demand of U.S. President Donald Trump.

 

 

US to appeal judge's order barring asylum restrictions

Posted 11/28/2018 in National

President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday said it would appeal a judge's order barring it from enforcing a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border, after the president's attack on the judge prompted an extraordinary rebuke from the nation's chief justice.

 

 

Kremlin says it still expects Putin-Trump summit to go ahead

Posted 11/28/2018 in National

Russia said on Wednesday it still expects a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump to go ahead as planned.

 

 

Market to parse Powell words for clues to Fed's future hikes

Posted 11/28/2018 in National

Is the Federal Reserve considering a pullback in its interest rate hikes?

 

 

Navy: Notification error led to Walter Reed shooter report

Posted 11/28/2018 in National

A mass notification error led to reports of an active shooter Tuesday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington, the U.S. Navy said.

 

 

'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57

Posted 11/28/2018 in National

Stephen Hillenburg, who used his dual loves of drawing and marine biology to spawn the absurd undersea world of "SpongeBob SquarePants," has died, Nickelodeon announced Tuesday.

 

 

Trump strongly defends use of tear gas on caravan migrants

Posted 11/27/2018 in National

President Donald Trump is strongly defending the U.S. use of tear gas at the Mexican border to repel a crowd of migrants that included angry rock-throwers but also barefoot, crying children.

 

 

Police shooting protest blocks road as mayor urges patience

Posted 11/27/2018 in National

A mayor's calls for patience following the shooting of a black man by police at Alabama's largest shopping mall were met Monday by chanting, marching protesters who blocked one of the state's busiest roads.

 

 

US officials: It's OK to eat some romaine, look for labels

Posted 11/27/2018 in National

It's OK to eat some romaine lettuce again, U.S. health officials said. Just check the label.

 

 

Midterms reveal South split along urban, rural differences

Posted 11/27/2018 in National

The Solid South is no more. A century of rule by "Southern Democrats" followed by a generation of Republican domination is evolving into something more complex.

 

 

Man charged in white nationalist rally to argue self-defense

Posted 11/27/2018 in National

An Ohio man charged with killing a woman during a white nationalist rally in Virginia plans to argue that he believed he was acting in self-defense when he drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters.

 

 

Mueller accuses Manafort of breaking plea agreement by lying

Posted 11/27/2018 in National

The special counsel in the Russia investigation is accusing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of violating his plea agreement by repeatedly lying to federal investigators, an extraordinary allegation that could expose him to a lengthier prison sentence -- and potentially more criminal charges.

 

 

How many kids have autism? US government measures 3 ways

Posted 11/27/2018 in National

How many American children have autism? The U.S. government answers that question at least three different ways and says the latest estimate -- 1 in 40 kids -- doesn't necessarily mean the numbers are rising.

 

 

Alabama mall shooting leaves 1 dead, 2 wounded

Posted 11/24/2018 in National

Police in Alabama on Saturday were searching for a gunman whom they believe was responsible for shooting two teenagers at a shopping mall on Thanksgiving night.

 

 

GOP exploring reasons for gender disparity in new Congress

Posted 11/23/2018 in National

For congressional Republicans, this month's elections ushered in the year of the woman -- literally.

 

 

Trump's embrace of Saudi Arabia causes GOP rift

Posted 11/23/2018 in National

President Donald Trump's embrace of Saudi Arabia has exposed a foreign policy rift in the Republican Party, as some of his GOP colleagues warn that not punishing the kingdom for its role in killing a U.S.-based columnist will have dangerous consequences.

 

 

Trump says CIA has not found Saudi prince culpable in murder

Posted 11/23/2018 in National

President Donald Trump on Thursday disputed that U.S. intelligence officials had concluded that the de facto leader of American ally Saudi Arabia ordered the killing of a U.S.-based journalist critical of the kingdom's royal family.

 

 

Trump's Thanksgiving menu includes turkey and grievances

Posted 11/23/2018 in National

President Donald Trump used a Thanksgiving Day call to troops deployed overseas to pat himself on the back and air grievances about the courts, trade and migrants heading to the U.S.-Mexico border.

 

 

Razor wire is most visible result of $210M deployment

Posted 11/23/2018 in National

The towering metal fence that divides the United States and Mexico at the edge of the Pacific Ocean has an imposing new feature: row upon row of razor wire.

 

 

Fire evacuees do their best on a sad Thanksgiving

Posted 11/23/2018 in National

Patty Rough lost her Paradise home and most of her belongings in the Camp Fire, and she had no place to cook a family meal on Thanksgiving.

 

 

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