News : US

Indiana pizzeria that declined to cater same-sex weddings closes for good

Tuesday  18:51,   24 april 2018

Memories Pizza in northern Indiana is now just a memory itself after closing its doors for good last month.The South Bend Tribune reports that a sign placed on the front window of Memories Pizza in Walkerton tells customers that the[...]

Motive behind Waffle House shooting eludes Nashville police

Tuesday  17:50,   24 april 2018

<p>Nashville police were working on Tuesday to determine what motivated a gunman with an AR-15 rifle to kill four people at an all-night Waffle House restaurant, having arrested a suspect with a history of erratic behavior.</p>Gallery by photo [...]

In a first, 2020 census to count same-sex couples

Tuesday  17:50,   24 april 2018
NBC News

LGBTQ advocates say the change is "a step in the right direction." The U.S. Census Bureau recently submitted to Congress its planned questions for the 2020 census, and for the first time ever, the decennial survey is expected to allow[...]

Opponents of Trump's travel ban draw inspiration from fight against WWII internment

Tuesday  17:31,   24 april 2018
NBC News

Oral arguments before the Supreme Court are scheduled for Wednesday in a case regarding Trump's travel ban.In that statement, Katyal detailed how by the time cases filed by Fred Korematsu and Gordon Hirabayashi had reached the Supreme Court in[...]

President's hiring and firing power at issue in Supreme Court case over SEC judges

Tuesday  17:18,   24 april 2018

The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in an arcane dispute over administrative judges that poses a potentially far-reaching question about the president's power:&nbsp;The justices sounded split on how to rule and wary of issuing a broad[...]

Reporter starts GoFundMe for man who pried gun away from Waffle House shooter

Tuesday  16:25,   24 april 2018
The Hill

Reporter Yashar Ali is raising money for the man who pried the gun away from a shooter at a Waffle House.James Shaw Jr. wrestled the weapon Sunday away during a mass shooting in the Nashville restaurant.&nbsp;Gallery by photo[...]

After minutes of terror in a Waffle House, a 34-hour manhunt grips Nashville

Tuesday  16:06,   24 april 2018

Travis Reinking was known to law enforcement in Illinois where he told them he was stalked by Taylor Swift and he reportedly threatened a man with an AR-15. He told an officer that strangers were outside his home "barking like a dog."Residents in[...]

Supreme Court hears from all corners of the country ahead of travel ban case

Tuesday  16:00,   24 april 2018

Art museums, a Gold Star father, lawmakers, states and one of Donald Trump's personal lawyers are pleading with the Supreme Court ahead of Wednesday's oral arguments on the fate of the President travel ban. The dozens and dozens of[...]

Young giraffe makes brief escape at Fort Wayne zoo

Tuesday  15:56,   24 april 2018
Associated Press

Workers at an Indiana zoo needed a couple of hours to corral a young giraffe that escaped from her enclosure. The 7-month-old female got loose Monday from the African Journey exhibit at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo. Zoo spokeswoman Bonnie Kemp[...]

Explosion obliterates Philly house with father and son inside

Tuesday  15:50,   24 april 2018
CBS News

Officials tell CBS Philadelphia that a 57-year-old man was washing his hands in the second-floor bathroom when he was blasted onto the first floor . Authorities say the man's 12-year-old son was on the first floor of the residence when the incident[...]

At least 12 children hospitalized after multi-vehicle crash

Tuesday  15:50,   24 april 2018
Associated Press

Police say at least 12 children have been hospitalized, one in critical condition, after a school bus crashed during a multi-vehicle accident.&nbsp;Police say two toddlers were hospitalized in serious condition after the car they were riding in[...]

Melania Trump Is Using Ingredients From Michelle Obama's White House Garden at Her First State Dinner

Tuesday  15:33,   24 april 2018

First Lady Melania Trump is embracing the spirit of bipartisanship for Tuesday’s State Dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron and French First Lady Brigette Macron — at least, when it comes to the menu and decor.&nbsp;The Office of the[...]

New lynching memorial evokes terror of victims

Tuesday  15:31,   24 april 2018
Associated Press

A new memorial to lynching victims portrays the horror of thousands of African-Americans who were lynched in the South and other states.Each pillar is 6 feet (2 meters) tall, the height of a person, and made of steel that weathers to different[...]

Supreme Court looks at Texas district maps

Tuesday  15:15,   24 april 2018

The Supreme Court will return to the issue of voting rights on Tuesday as the justices consider a lower court opinion that invalidated congressional and statehouse maps in Texas holding that they discriminated against minority voters. Last fall,[...]

‘I thought I was done’: George H.W. Bush faced death at 20 during WWII

Tuesday  14:41,   24 april 2018

The oldest living president barely survived being shot down over the Pacific as a Navy aviator.George H. W. Bush, Andover Philips Academy Year Book circa[...]