News : US

Homeland Security formally opening immigrant crime office

Wednesday  12:21,   26 april 2017
WISN Milwaukee

The Homeland Security Department is set to launch an office for American victims of immigrant crime. The Victims of Immigrant Crime Engagement, or VOICE, office opening Wednesday is intended to keep victims informed of the immigration proceedings of [...]

Artist creates mural of Michelle Obama and nobody's happy

Wednesday  10:55,   26 april 2017
WISN Milwaukee

A new mural of former first lady Michelle Obama, painted on a building in the Chicago neighborhood where she lived as a child and remains popular, would seem like an innocuous project. But the mural, by Chicago artist Chris Devins, has sparked[...]

'Denim Day': Standing Up for Sexual Violence Victims by Wearing Jeans

Wednesday  09:07,   26 april 2017
NBC News

Get a good pair of jeans ready, on Wednesday they can make a big statement. April 26 marks "Denim Day," a worldwide annual rape-prevention campaign that encourages anyone who stands in solidarity with sexual assault victims to put on jeans for the[...]

Pilot, company culture blamed for 2015 fatal Alaska crash

Wednesday  09:07,   26 april 2017
Associated Press

Pilot error, an air company's culture and its lack of a formal safety program were behind a fatal crash that killed nine people two years ago on sightseeing flight in Alaska, the National Transportation Safety Board determined Tuesday.A pilot[...]

Coulter plans to speak at Sproul Plaza on Thursday

Wednesday  09:06,   26 april 2017
San Francisco Chronicle

Conservative commentator Ann Coulter plans to speak at UC Berkeley’s Sproul Plaza on Thursday, campus officials said, prompting the university and the city to scramble to prepare for what they fear could be another violent showdown between fans and[...]

Move over April! Another pregnant giraffe ready to give birth

Wednesday  09:06,   26 april 2017
CBS News

Zoo says Katie is expected to give birth in May and officials say the calf "can be seen moving quite a bit"The zoo says Katie is expected to deliver her new calf in May. This will be her and the dad Tebogo’s third calf, reports CBS Dallas[...]

Family ‘looking at scenarios’ with missing Yuba College student

Wednesday  09:06,   26 april 2017
KCRA Sacramento

Nearly a month after she disappeared, Alycia “Aly” Yeoman’s uncle said the family is considering all possibilities about where the 20-year-old might be and what may have happened to her. “Being so far into this now, you know, we’re to the[...]

Air Force to test intercontinental missile Wednesday: report

Wednesday  09:06,   26 april 2017
The Hill

Wednesday's test comes amid flaring tempers between the U.S. and North Korea.The scheduled trial of the Minuteman III comes amid rising tensions between the U.S. and North Korea, The Washington Examiner said Tuesday. Though an Air Force Global[...]

San Diego schools take aim at Islamophobia

Wednesday  06:20,   26 april 2017
Associated Press

One of the nation's largest school districts has started a campaign against Islamophobia, drawing praise and criticism.The San Diego Unified School District's multiyear plan includesThe San Diego Unified School District's multiyear plan[...]

San Diego schools take aim at Islamophobia

Wednesday  06:20,   26 april 2017
Associated Press

One of the nation's largest school districts has started a campaign against Islamophobia, drawing praise and criticism.The San Diego Unified School District's multiyear plan includesThe San Diego Unified School District's multiyear plan[...]

Coal miners waiting to hear from Trump

Wednesday  04:05,   26 april 2017
USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s silence on a battle over the health and pension benefits of retired U.S. coal miners is perplexing some — especially the miners who took center stage in his 2016 campaign. On Tuesday, dozens of coal miners wearing[...]

Texas campus outraged over flier addressing "white Americans"

Wednesday  04:01,   26 april 2017
CBS News

Poster -- which calls on "white Americans" to report "any and all" illegal immigrants -- violates policy at University of Texas at Arlington, school officials saidThe school is taking down the fliers after students said they[...]

Former President H.W. Bush still hospitalized, has bronchitis

Wednesday  03:45,   26 april 2017
Reuters

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has recovered from pneumonia but will remain in a Houston-area medical center until the end of the week while he is treated for chronic bronchitis, the hospital said on Tuesday. Bush, 92, was admitted to[...]

The 10 best high schools in America

Wednesday  03:25,   26 april 2017
U.S. News & World Report - Cars

<p>With President Donald Trump expressing support of school-choice programs, parents may soon have more options for where they send their teens to high school.</p>With President Donald Trump expressing support of school-choice programs,[...]

Tornado watchers are missing more storms, giving shorter notice – and saving more lives?

Wednesday  03:10,   26 april 2017
MSN

Sociological research and deadly twisters have spurred a shift in forecasting practices. On April 27, 2011, TV weatherman James Spann warned viewers that a “large, multiple-vortex tornado” was bearing down on Tuscaloosa, Ala. “YouOn April 27, 2011,[...]