News : US

Mom discovers she’s pregnant just minutes before giving birth

Sunday  08:15,   27 may 2018
wisn

Surprises — pleasant ones, anyway — often come in the form of a party, a visitor or an unexpected windfall. But a surprise baby? That’s exactly how Farah Hage-Sleiman and her fiancé Derek Roy took the news that they were minutes away from becoming[...]

Woman attacks Asian-American service member in racist tirade: 'Go back to f---ing China'

Sunday  07:45,   27 may 2018
thehill

A viral video released this week caught a woman on camera launching a racist tirade against an Asian-American service member in a parking lot in California. James Ahn said he was driving earlier this month when the woman pulled up next to him and[...]

Oklahoma restaurant shooting victims recovering

Sunday  03:50,   27 may 2018
msn

The family of a woman and girl who were wounded in an Oklahoma restaurant shooting said Saturday that the victims didn'tLoad[...]

Court: Gov't violated privacy law for defrauded students

Sunday  02:30,   27 may 2018
msn

A federal court has ruled the Education Department violated privacy laws with regard to students defrauded by the Corinthian for-profit college chain. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced in December that some students cheated by the[...]

USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor closed indefinitely

Sunday  02:30,   27 may 2018
msn

Engineers say damage to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu was worse than expected and it will remain closed indefinitely. Hawaii News Now reports boat transportation to the attraction was suspended May 6 after one of the vessel[...]

One roadblock to arming teachers: Insurance companies

Sunday  02:05,   27 may 2018
msn

As proposals to arm teachers sweep across the nation, insurance firms are being pressured to weigh the risks and take a stand.Then came the Parkland, Fla., school shooting in February, leading frustrated Republican legislators in Kansas to try[...]

Amid anti-immigrant sentiment, some Spanish speakers wary

Sunday  01:25,   27 may 2018
msn

Being bilingual in the United States brings numerous advantages including job opportunities and social connections. But speaking something other than English in public places also can risk drawing unwanted attention, as evidenced recently by widely[...]

Some Parkland victims slam school district as unsupportive: 'They know I am broken'

Sunday  01:25,   27 may 2018
latimes

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla._After the most horrible day of their lives, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School teachers and families expected thoughtful and compassionate outreach from Broward school district staff and board members. But some say their[...]

The Shop That Spawned 78 Trump Tattoos

Sunday  00:05,   27 may 2018
thedailybeast

Bob Holmes, the artist that gained international attention for giving free Trump tattoos, speaks on how the president’s doing so far and how his clients would do it all again. 1/7 SLIDES © Provided by The Daily Beast [...]

Over 200 headstones spray-painted with swastikas at Illinois cemetery

Saturday  23:35,   26 may 2018
cbsnews

Officials are working to clean up the vandalism before a Memorial Day event on Monday and plan to power wash the tombstones to clean them. This is the first time the cemetery has been vandalized, the cemetery owner told KMOV, but he's still[...]

With compassionate outreach, a city cuts its drug overdose rate in half

Saturday  22:50,   26 may 2018
msn

<p>Huntington, W.Va.’s, new model of following up with those who have overdosed has proved so successful that the West Virginia Legislature approved funding to expand the program to every county in the state.</p>The only problem was, the money [...]

Police release first responders' statements from Las Vegas shooting scene

Saturday  20:55,   26 may 2018
latimes

- Firsthand accounts by Las Vegas police officers about their roles in the mass shooting last October that killed 58 people and wounded hundreds at an outdoor concert were released this week, offering a new perspective on the deadliest mass shooting [...]

Pentagon to cover travel for families of military members who die in noncombat incidents overseas

Saturday  20:26,   26 may 2018
cnn

On Friday, the Department of Defense announced the new policy that will lessen the financial burden for more families attending dignified transfer ceremonies at Dover, the military's largest mortuary facility. The Department of Defense[...]

Refusing to sell homes to gay people is okay, GOP congressman says. Realtors disagree.

Saturday  20:26,   26 may 2018
msn

"A homeowner should not be required to be in business with someone they think is doing something that is immoral,” Rep. Dana Rohrbacher (R-Calif.) told the Orange County Register.Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) made the controversial comments[...]

Florida declares state of emergency as storm Alberto approaches

Saturday  19:57,   26 may 2018
reuters

Florida Governor Rick Scott on Saturday declared a state of emergency as subtropical storm Alberto moves north towards the U.S. Gulf Coast, threatening to bring heavy rainfall and flooding by Monday, according to officials. All 67 Florida counties[...]