News : US

Mount Dora mayor extends 'sincere apology' for 'unfortunate dispute' over van Gogh 'Starry Night' house

Wednesday  22:30,   18 july 2018
msn

Nancy Nemhauser said it was her husband's idea to add a requirement for an apology from Mount Dora into the terms of a legal settlement to put an end to the yearlong code-enforcement brouhaha over their house painted in the likeness of Vincent[...]
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NFL: Tennessee Titans' Jurrell Casey says he'll protest during anthem and take fine

Wednesday  22:15,   18 july 2018
cnn

If the NFL thinks its new rule designed to quell player protests will end its national anthem controversy, it may want to think again. With less than three weeks to go until the start of preseason, Tennessee Titans star defensive end Jurrell Casey[...]

Doctors, hospitals sue patients who post negative comments, reviews on social media

Wednesday  19:27,   18 july 2018
usatoday

David Antoon's 10-year crusade against the Cleveland Clinic and his urologist is unusual for its length and intensity. Others in medical community aggressively combat negative social media posts, casting a pall over one of the few ways[...]

Sexual Assault Inside ICE Detention: 2 Survivors Tell Their Stories

Wednesday  12:56,   18 july 2018
nytimes

Maria and E.D. are among the thousands of migrants who have said they were abused in the past 10 years while in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.After gathering her belongings, she was escorted to a loading area fenced with razor[...]

NRA and some other nonprofits will no longer need to identify their donors to the IRS

Wednesday  12:36,   18 july 2018
cnn

Some nonprofit groups will no longer have to give the IRS the names of donors who give them $5,000 or more. Among the groups that will no longer have to report donors are the National Rifle Association, various chambers of commerce, and groups[...]

Islands are disappearing worldwide. But a new one has formed from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano.

Wednesday  12:05,   18 july 2018
msn

The tiny land mass is the product of heightened activity at the Kilauea volcano on the Big Island.The island first emerged Thursday from lava flowing out of a new fissure that opened on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano in May, according to the United States [...]

Goodwill projector's slides mystery solved after family comes forward

Wednesday  09:50,   18 july 2018
cnn

Kristie Baeumert bought a projector in Georgia and unearthed decades-old family slides. In an unexpected ending, she's found the owners.Georgia resident Kristie Baeumert bought a projector at the thrift store last month and unearthed decades-old [...]

Some migrant children arrive with illnesses after family reunification, group says

Wednesday  09:00,   18 july 2018
nbcnews

Catholic Charities in San Antonio says two kids arrived with scabies, and one had breathing issues.While the cases were not serious, they prompted officials with Catholic Charities of San Antonio to put out a plea for volunteer medical professionals [...]

Hot weather hindering efforts against blaze near Yosemite

Wednesday  02:10,   18 july 2018
msn

<p>Hot and dry weather on Tuesday hindered efforts to slow the growth of a forest fire near Yosemite National Park that killed a California firefighter last weekend, leading some tourists to cut short their visits although all park trails[...]

Woman on bike falls into crack in bridge

Tuesday  23:06,   17 july 2018
cbsnews

A bike rider in Wisconsin swerved around barriers on a bridge and rode right into the gapThe 37-year-old Menasha woman was riding her bike around 10 p.m. on the Fourth of July, CBS affiliate WFRV reports. Surveillance video from the Wisconsin[...]

Advocates set to blame de Blasio for misleading public on Eric Garner case

Tuesday  18:48,   17 july 2018
nydailynews

Supporters of the family of a Staten Island man who died when cops used a banned chokehold in his arrest will accuse Mayor de Blasio of misleading the public on the case.&nbsp;Eric Garner’s mother Gwen Carr, pols and other advocates were slated[...]

"Suddenly bedlam": Video shows "lava bomb" crashing into boat

Tuesday  16:51,   17 july 2018
cbsnews

New restrictions are in place for boaters near Hawaii's Kilauea volcano after a lava explosion injured 23 people on a sightseeing tour . One woman suffered a broken leg and others were burned when the blast sent rocks crashing through the boat's [...]

California woman covered 'head to toe' with bees in critical condition after attack

Tuesday  13:57,   17 july 2018
foxnews

A California cleaning woman was left in clinging to life Monday morning after she was attacked by a large swarm of bees that “covered her from head to toe,” and required rescuers to skip protocol during their response.   The woman, who is[...]

America, its flag and adding a 51st star

Tuesday  13:57,   17 july 2018
cnn

What happens if the American flag needs to accommodate another star? Or five? There are various efforts across the country to create new states. In California, voters will see a ballot initiative this fall asking if they want to split into three.[...]

Lava and eruptions continue at Hawaii's Kilauea

Tuesday  10:15,   17 july 2018
cnn

Since Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted in May, the Big Island has weathered thousands of earthquakes, a stream of eruptions, and lava engulfing homes.Load[...]