US News

Missouri town on edge after 18-year-old fatally shot by police

FOX News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 3:00am
Residents of a St. Louis suburb confronted police officers Saturday after an officer fatally shot an 18-year-old who was on his way to his grandmother's apartment.
Categories: US News

Ex-Clinton official Robert Reich delivers lecture on greed while earning $240G to teach one class

FOX News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 3:00am
Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich’s take on work and its value to society is particularly “hypocritical” considering his own lofty income — $240,000 annually to teach one class last year — and the detrimental role of higher education within the United States, economists told FoxNews.com.
Categories: US News

Hawaii primary too close to call

POLITICO - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 2:09am
He is the first sitting U.S. governor to lose renomination since 2010.
Categories: US News

Texas boy's wheelchair stolen from in front of home

FOX News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:05pm
A heartless crime has left a 9-year-old Texas boy unable to get around after his customized wheelchair was stolen from in front of his home.
Categories: US News

Rabbi fatally shot walking to Miami temple; police say no a hate crime, looking for 2 suspects

FOX News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 9:55pm
Police and Jewish community leaders say an Orthodox rabbi from New York was fatally shot as he walked to a Miami temple.
Categories: US News

Wash. teenager arrested in 6-year-old's death

FOX News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 9:08pm
A 17-year-old was arrested Sunday in the death and sexual assault of a 6-year-old girl whose body was found near the Washington state mobile home park she vanished from last weekend, authorities said.
Categories: US News

4 more airstrikes launched

POLITICO - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 8:16pm
The strikes hit armored trucks firing on civilians.
Categories: US News

New VA chief touts improvements

POLITICO - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 8:06pm
Robert McDonald says he has "an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of veterans."
Categories: US News

Officials: 17-year-old boy arrested in death, sexual assault of 6-year-old Washington girl

FOX News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 7:53pm
Authorities say a 17-year-old has been arrested in the death and sexual assault of a 6-year-old girl whose body was found near the mobile home park she vanished from last weekend.
Categories: US News

March to UN headquarters pits Palestine backers against Israeli military action

FOX News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 7:08pm
A sea of Palestinians and their sympathizers lined Manhattan streets Saturday, marching to the United Nations and shouting that Israel's response to missile attacks was genocide that took children's lives.
Categories: US News

New V.A. Chief Promises to Mend Practices

The New York Times - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 7:02pm
In his first public address since taking the helm of the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, Secretary Robert A. McDonald vowed on Saturday to restore trust in the agency.






Categories: US News

G.M. Loses Bid to Dismiss Suit Over Switch

The New York Times - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 6:54pm
The family of a woman who was killed in 2010 after her ignition switch failed revived the previously settled case, claiming that the company fraudulently concealed evidence.






Categories: US News

Online tool nailed Ebola epidemic

POLITICO - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 5:30pm
HealthMap's algorithms notice the outbreak days before the World Health Organization announces it.
Categories: US News

Hawaiians buck storms to go to polls

CNBC - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 4:19pm
Hawaiians trooped out to vote Saturday despite flash floods and severe weather warnings.
Categories: US News

Obama: Iraq strikes could take months

CNBC - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 4:05pm
President Obama said on Saturday warned there was no quick fix to a crisis that threatens to tear Iraq apart.
Categories: US News

Authorities: Woman, 78, caught with $41,000 in cash in girdle, bra, bag at Detroit airport

FOX News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 3:50pm
Authorities say a 78-year-old Florida woman tried to fly from Detroit Metropolitan Airport with almost $41,000 in cash hidden inside her girdle, bra and carry-on bag.
Categories: US News

J. W. Hastings, 87, a Pioneer in Bioluminescence Research, Dies

The New York Times - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 3:47pm
Mr. Hastings was a Harvard biochemist whose discovery of how bacteria communicate became the foundation for groundbreaking research in the development of more effective antibiotics.






Categories: US News

Obama, Merkel warn Russia over Ukraine

CNBC - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 3:30pm
President Obama and Germany's Angela Merkel agree that any Russian intervention in Ukraine violates international law.
Categories: US News

Uniting to Take Congress, G.O.P. Tries to Become the Party of ‘Yes’

The New York Times - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 3:26pm
With control of Congress within reach, party leaders say that Republicans will need to be realistic about what they can achieve and that a high level of party unity will be essential.






Categories: US News

Medical Marijuana Research Hits Wall of U.S. Law

The New York Times - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 3:09pm
Though over one million people are thought to use marijuana to treat ailments, there are few studies on its effectiveness. A major reason: The federal government puts tight restrictions on research.






Categories: US News

Recent Comments