News : US

George H.W. Bush arrives in Maine for the summer, family says

Monday  03:10,   21 may 2018

Former President George H.W. Bush arrived in Maine on Sunday evening, where he's set to spend the summer at his house in Kennebunkport. Bush, 93, had been recovering in Texas after he contracted "an infection that spread to his blood," [...]

Thousands attend service for exchange student killed in Texas shooting

Monday  02:27,   21 may 2018

Sabika Sheikh was one of the 10 people killed in the shooting on Friday morning . The attack left 10 others injured in what Texas Gov. Greg Abbott described as "one of the most heinous attacks that we've ever seen in the history of Texas[...]

Oliver North, incoming NRA chief, blames school shootings on ‘culture of violence’

Monday  01:07,   21 may 2018

“Taking away the rights of law-abiding citizens” won’t solve the problem, said the man best known for his role in the Iran-contra scandal.“They’ve been drugged in many cases,” he[...]

Confusion, calculation and fear keep DACA beneficiaries from renewing their status while they can

Sunday  23:30,   20 may 2018

For thousands of undocumented young men and women, a judge's order in January amounted to a reprieve _ a chance to renew their legal protections after President Donald Trump's decision last year to kill the Deferred Action for Childhood[...]

His Japanese birth mother gave him a slip of paper with his father’s name. He didn’t intend to search for him.

Sunday  22:10,   20 may 2018

A couple of years ago, curious about his Caucasian half, Bruce Hollywood had his DNA tested with an kit. The results were clear.Hollywood was grateful for the new relationship he had with his mother, Nobue Ouchi, and her devotion to[...]

New Jersey high school principal apologizes for 'insensitive' prom tickets

Sunday  20:01,   20 may 2018

Students invited to 'party like it's 1776,' a time of slavery.The tickets urged students to “party like it’s 1776” during the event at the National Constitution Center in[...]

Husband of Teacher Killed in N.J. Bus Crash 'Devastated and Totally Crushed' by Wife's Death

Sunday  20:01,   20 may 2018

<p>The husband of a New Jersey teacher who died in a deadly bus crash on Thursday is “devastated” by her loss.</p>Kevin Kennedy shared his grief and emotional pain after losing his wife, Jennifer Williamson, a teacher at New Jersey’s East[...]

Controversial armored police vehicle factory expands production to meet demand

Sunday  20:01,   20 may 2018

You may not know what a Bearcat is but you’ve probably seen them, deployed by SWAT and tactical teams responding to violent protests and barricade situations, or to save people trapped in hurricanes, floods and mudslides. Police departments[...]

Outcomes in school shootings can differ greatly despite presence of police officers

Sunday  20:00,   20 may 2018

Two high school shootings over two days last week show how radically different outcomes can occur despite the presence of armed police officers when someone enters a school and starts firing. On Wednesday morning, the school resource officer at[...]

Lucy McBath refused to be quiet after her son's murder. Now she's running for Congress.

Sunday  19:30,   20 may 2018

Jordan Davis' mother says conviction of son's killer wasn't enough. And after the Parkland shooting she decided to run for Congress to help prevent other children from being impacted by gun violence."I just thought, 'I'm so sick of this. [...]

This conservative Christian guide to the nation’s capital vows to tell you what other tours won’t

Sunday  18:01,   20 may 2018

A 'Christian history' tour aims to put God back into Washington.The 46 Mississippi sixth-graders from Tupelo Christian Preparatory School were headed to the Mall for a conservative “Christian history” tour — a theme that stands out in[...]

America's Third World: Border Colonias in Texas Struggle to Attain Services

Sunday  16:36,   20 may 2018

In Texas' poorest communities, substandard living conditions and health concerns abound – but local efforts are providing hope.McALLEN, TEXAS — For decades, millions of Mexicans flocked north across the U.S.[...]

Family that took in Nikolas Cruz hit with lawsuits and criticism

Sunday  13:30,   20 may 2018

Some see them as saviors who opened their home to a grieving young man after his mother died. Others say they were naive or negligent and failed to properly supervise a dangerous 19-year-old and his cache of guns. James and Kimberly Snead let[...]

Santa Fe, unlike Parkland, says the issue behind the latest school shooting isn't guns

Sunday  08:30,   20 may 2018

SANTA FE, Texas — Students and teachers returning to Santa Fe High School on Saturday to claim belongings left behind during the evacuation had to be escorted by police: The school was still a crime scene, cordoned off with yellow police tape. They[...]

25 people hospitalized in New York from what's believed to be fake weed, police say

Sunday  08:09,   20 may 2018

Up to 25 people have been hospitalized after having a negative effect from what's believed to synthetic marijuana.There have been no fatalities, Ng said Saturday night. According to police, the hospitalizations began Saturday evening and[...]