News : US

Chelsea Manning Takes Part in NYC Pride March

Monday  02:10,   26 june 2017
NBC News

Chelsea Manning on Sunday took part in her first New York City Pride March since her release from prison last month.The American Civil Liberties Union tweeted a picture of a smiling Manning on Sunday afternoon in New York City with the words: Happy[...]

Heat Wave Still Threatens 23 Million in Western U.S.

Monday  01:50,   26 june 2017
NBC News

Relief might be around the corner for the millions of people still under an excessive heat advisory as meteorologists say temperatures could drop next week.Although weather forecasts show Sunday topping out at 116 degrees in Phoenix — with some[...]

Carrier workers facing layoffs feel betrayed by Trump

Monday  00:06,   26 june 2017
CBS News

Mr. Trump told workers that 1,100 jobs would be saved, but 600 jobs will soon move to MexicoIn December, then-President-elect Trump told hundreds of workers at the Carrier manufacturing plant that he had worked out a deal to save their[...]

A grieving father buried a man he thought was his son — who turned up alive a week later

Monday  00:05,   26 june 2017
MSN

"In loving memory of Frank M. Kerrigan," the funeral cards read, of a man who was very much alive.The dead man had a full head of wavy, brown-gray hair, the medical examiner noted in a report beneath Kerrigan’s name. He looked about the[...]

Homeless college students a growing concern on campuses

Sunday  23:54,   25 june 2017
Associated Press

DETROIT — Jennifer Carr knows she's not the profile of a typical college student. The Detroit area woman is 37, and has battled alcohol and heroin addiction and has been homeless in the past. "I didn't have anywhere to go, I lived in my car, I[...]

College Professor Fired Following Appearance on Fox News Where She Defended a Black Lives Matter Party

Sunday  23:54,   25 june 2017
People

A college professor who recently appeared on Fox News to defend a Black Lives Matter event in which only black people were invited has been fired. It was announced Friday that Lisa Durden, a former adjunct professor at Essex County College in New [...]

A Monument to Gay and Transgender People Is Coming to New York

Sunday  21:50,   25 june 2017
The New York Times

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the artist Anthony Goicolea had been selected to design the Hudson River Park monument. Just as NYC Pride festivities got underway on Sunday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo had some timely news to announce: The artist[...]

Opposition group faces uphill battle with LA 2024

Sunday  21:20,   25 june 2017
USA TODAY

LOS ANGELES — It’s an oft-repeated quip from Mayor Eric Garcetti when he discusses the 88% support in Los Angeles for the city’s Olympic bid. LOS ANGELES — It’s an oft-repeated quip from Mayor Eric Garcetti when he discusses the 88% support [...]

In Towns Already Hit by Factory Closings, a New Casualty: Retail Jobs

Sunday  21:10,   25 june 2017
The New York Times

Thousands of workers face unemployment as retailers struggle to adapt to online shopping. But even as e-commerce grows, it isn’t absorbing these workers. Growth in e-commerce jobs like marketing and engineering, while strong, is clustered around[...]

Q&A: Afraid of sharks? Flu, asteroids pose far greater risk

Sunday  19:35,   25 june 2017
Associated Press

You might want a bigger boat, but you probably don't need better odds.The confirmed return of great white sharks to Cape Cod has rattled some boaters and beachgoers. Yet the chances of an encounter involving a human are infinitesimally small,[...]

Great White Hype: What Are Odds of Being Killed by Shark?

Sunday  19:25,   25 june 2017
NBC News

The confirmed return of great white sharks to Cape Cod has rattled boaters and beachgoers. But the chances of an encounter involving a human are infinitesimally small.BOSTON — You might want a bigger boat, but you probably don't need better[...]

Lawsuits: Officer used excessive force in several cases

Sunday  18:45,   25 june 2017
Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. — Eight brutality lawsuits settled over the past 10 months paint a disturbing picture of a former Connecticut police officer accused of beating people while they were handcuffed and ordering his police dog to attack others who were[...]

Dramatic video shows teen falling from Six Flags ride

Sunday  18:36,   25 june 2017
FOX News

A 14-year-old girl visiting from Delaware survived a 25-foot fall from a stopped gondola ride at a Six Flags in upstate New York Saturday night. Credit Cards With Massive Rewards Have Arrived See The Best Rewards Cards Sponsored by[...]

In rural America, fewer immigrants and less tolerance

Sunday  18:20,   25 june 2017
MSN

Washington Post-Kaiser Foundation poll shows deep mistrust of immigrants in rural areas, compared with cities.Keep up on politics with The Washington Post's 5-Minute Fix[...]

When it comes to saying grace, Americans are still united

Sunday  15:35,   25 june 2017
MSN

Across rural and urban areas, many say a blessing before meals regularly, a Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll finds.Keep up on politics with The Washington Post's 5-Minute Fix[...]