News : US

Connecticut university closes because of student illness

Monday  19:11,   23 april 2018
Associated Press

The president of Western Connecticut State University in Danbury says he consulted with state, local and university health officials before deciding to close the school for Monday. John Clark, the president of Western Connecticut State University in [...]

Woman fined $500 for saving free Delta Air Lines snack

Monday  18:32,   23 april 2018
FOX News

A free apple may cost one woman $500 and her Global Entry Status.Crystal Tadlock told Fox 31 Denver, toward the end of her flight from Paris, flight attendants passed out apples in plastic bags as a snack. Tadlock put the fruit in her carry-on to[...]

Ontario International Airport terminal reopened following report of suspicious device

Monday  18:08,   23 april 2018
Tribune News Service

Travelers were briefly evacuated from a terminal at Ontario International Airport early Monday following a report of a suspicious device. Ontario firefighters received a call about the device at 4:54 a.m., prompting authorities to clear people from[...]

E. coli outbreak prompts warning about romaine lettuce

Monday  17:30,   23 april 2018
CBS News

CBS News confirms at least 64 people have been infected in 16 states; 31 have been hospitalizedFederal health officials warn you not to eat any romaine lettuce unless you know where it's from, as the E. coli outbreak spreads across the country. The[...]

Bloomberg gives $4.5M to help U.S. keep Paris climate accord commitment

Monday  16:06,   23 april 2018
CBS News

"America made a commitment and as an American if the government's not going to do it we all have responsibility," former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg​ said"America made a commitment and as an American if the government's not[...]

Tornadoes injure four in southern Alabama

Monday  15:40,   23 april 2018
NBC News

<p>Four people were injured Sunday when a Southern storm system sent a tornado ripping through an RV park in coastal Alabama, authorities said.</p>The National Weather Service said two tornadoes were tracked through Baldwin County on Sunday.[...]

What we know about the Tennessee Waffle House shooting

Monday  15:06,   23 april 2018
CNN

Nashville police said a seminude gunman killed four people at an area Waffle House early Sunday.Here's what we know about the[...]

Silent no more: Inside the USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal

Monday  14:50,   23 april 2018
NBC News

Did USA Gymnastics try to silence McKayla, Aly and Maggie?Claims that the sports federation stressed discretion above all else are bolstered by text messages, emails and other materials reviewed by NBC News during a months-long investigation for a[...]

Beyond cookies: Thousands of girls are becoming Cub Scouts

Monday  12:15,   23 april 2018
Associated Press

Thousands of girls have become Cub Scouts in an early adopter program as the Boy Scouts of America begins welcoming girls into the organization in new ways. The soft launch followed the BSA announcement in October that it would begin admitting girls [...]

Twitter Erupts After Obama Makes Melania Trump Smile At Barbara Bush's Funeral

Monday  11:51,   23 april 2018
HuffPost

First lady Melania Trump attended the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush on Saturday without President Donald Trump, who was visiting one of his golf resorts in Florida. Melania Trump was seated next to former President Barack[...]

Hundreds mourn New Mexico woman killed in Southwest flight

Monday  10:50,   23 april 2018
Associated Press

Nearly a thousand people gathered Sunday to remember an Albuquerque woman who died after an in-flight accident on a Southwest Airlines plane. The 43-year-old Jennifer Riordan was fondly remembered at the service at the University of New Mexico.[...]

California bill would classify gay conversion therapy as a fraudulent practice

Monday  09:30,   23 april 2018
The Hill

A new bill passed by the California Assembly on Thursday would classify the selling or advertising of gay conversation therapy as a fraudulent business practice.Assemblyman Evan Low (D) said the practice of trying to change someone's sexual[...]

Student, 11, Hit By Car And Killed In School Walkout

Monday  09:30,   23 april 2018
Newsweek

Jonathan Benko died after being struck by a vehicle.Jonathan Benko sustained fatal injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Loop 375. Police said Benko was among a group of students who left the designated walkout area during the walkout that[...]

New York State health officials issue measles warning for tri-state area

Monday  09:30,   23 april 2018
CBS News

Officials are concerned Sunday about residents who may have come into contact with two tourists from Europe who have the disease .Authorities say the tourists visited a Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness in Brooklyn last Sunday before making stops at [...]

Chuck Schumer calls on FAA to step up maintenance inspections after fatal crashes

Monday  09:30,   23 april 2018
CNN

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is demanding the Federal Aviation Administration increase inspections of aircraft maintenance after his office reviewed agency records and found that enforcement and fines specifically for maintenance issues have [...]